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Old 27-06-2018, 07:23 AM   #11
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Welcome along looking forward to seeing what you finish with
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Old 27-06-2018, 07:56 AM   #12
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Keen to see the finished product after seeing the floor, wanna do something similar to mine but not sure whether to epoxy or tile
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Old 27-06-2018, 08:39 AM   #13
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looking good, very jealous of the size of it
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Old 28-06-2018, 08:18 AM   #14
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Nice project you've taken on. Removing the pinholes can be achieved by grinding down further until you are back to hard material, it's a long laborious job and takes a lot of time. I laid my floor in a heatwave and to was a struggle to keep it wet and cool enough to set properly so I had to grind the soft cement top away.

Here's the write up I did at the time...

Those who remember me laying the floor will recall that the centre section (1st to be done) turned out almost perfect, then the weather got warmer for the second section (below the ramp) and an ok but not great finish was achieved. The third section was a total waste of time as what was supposed to be a cool day turned out to be one of the warmest we had last year, therefore not good conditions for laying concrete. The surface dried out too quick and when I was able to lay polythene on top it marked the surface, so now this will have to be rectified.

The machine I am hiring is a 110v carborundum grinder. I did try to hire a diamond cutter but apparently there were none available. I haven't a clue what or how it will turn out, so fingers crossed that it all goes according to plan.

There's not really a great deal to see, that's why I never posted any pictures. It's a bit like watching paint drying really.
Here are a few I've just taken



I knew the ramp would come in handy :wicked:


This is the aggregate showing through.
I'm not sure but I think once it has all the dust washed off it will be quite dark


and outside is like this tonight :duh:



I called a few companied who do concrete floors and was quoted £1500-£3000 for the work, depending on what was involved and I will hazard a guess it would be nearer £3k.
Doing it myself for the cost of hiring the equipment and the 2 pack epoxy undercoat and top coats it will cost me less than £600, so quite a saving.

I've done all I'm going to do as far as grinding the floor is concerned. Edges and corners tidied up and the floor hosed down to remove the dust. Now I need to wait on it drying out and also for some slightly warmer weather before applying the epoxy coating



Here is the floor today




The floor is drying out nicely and should be ready for the sealer to go on by Thursday or Friday




The floor is now sealed and I shouldn't have any more dust problems


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Old 05-07-2018, 01:28 PM   #15
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Do you have a link to the place that sells the floor tiles?
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