You definitely can shutter off the broken edges and use our Craft Mix. You will need to put a primer on the existing concrete to make sure the new concrete bonds to it The only issue with this would be that the craft mix won't match the colour of the rest of the hearth/surround. To … Continue reading Would it be possible to build an old polished concrete casted fireplace that has damaged edges and corners?
With the prefabrication method, using our Worktop Premix Kit the finish is as smooth or rough as the surface onto which you cast you concrete. So if you cast onto a very smooth piece of plastic or melamine then the concrete surface will be very smooth. If you cast on to a material with texture … Continue reading Do the finished surfaces differ with the prefabrication method and “cast-in-place” method?
Generally with our Premix and Craft Mix Kits, CSA is not required. The blend and quality of cementitious ingredients will ensure that the concrete will cure quickly enough to be processed within 24 hours of the initial pour. If you are blending your own sourced cement, sand and additives the CSA can be a good … Continue reading Should I use CSA Additive to accelerate the curing of my concrete?