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How to Repair Broken Concrete Steps

O que você precisa

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    • Remove any excess tiles from the staircase that need repair.

    • Make sure to apply rough grip gloves and eye-protection.

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    • Use a claw hammer and chisel to flatten/smooth the surface of concrete to reduce any unsound or flaking stones.

    • Be sure to hammer and chisel within the flat surface; don't dig too deep into the stairs.

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    • Apply a wet, stiff bristle brush to remove dusted concrete.

    • Firmly and aggressively press against the brush onto the concrete, to ensure all flakes are absent.

    • Make sure to leave no holes or corners untouched before moving onto the next step.

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    • Insert the larger chisel into the bucket of the quick-setting cement, in the motion of mixing.

    • The amount of cement should cover 1/3rd of the chisel before reapplying.

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    • Slowly smear the quick-setting cement onto the surface of the smooth concrete.

    • Use one of the faces of the chisel to press against the concrete with paste.

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    • Using a margin trowel, press firmly towards the quick-setting cement to flatten the concrete from a left-to-right motion each time.

    • Pressing firmly and slowly will result in a more professional look.

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    • After applying the quick-setting cement, reapply your tiles and wait 5-7 hours before hardening.

    • If no tiles are needed for your staircase, wait 5 minutes when surface becomes firm to mold and shape the concrete.

Conclusão

By completing these easy steps on repairing concrete steps, you’re finishing repair will provide a pleasing look and safety for the environment.

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Thanks for the repair pointers!

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