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getjason

Australia , NewZealand
Joined 20 August 2009
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7 years7 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
DIY Polished concrete floors

HI Rory
Do you want to see exposure is the first question i would ask you when talking about Polished floors .i have created a system using my polished concrete products…

7 years7 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Cromelin, getnewlook or Miteq concrete sealers

Not many if any sealers will last 3 years and all topical sealers on the market should be removed before another application is due . You would not peel over…

8 years8 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Polished concrete disaster

First of all if you asked for a Polished Floor that is what you should have got , what i see in your images is no doubt a shocker and…

8 years8 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Coloured concrete paving.

That is a chemical residue that has been left behind from the stripper .. Use a degreaser to remove this . Once you have removed the residue insure that the…

8 years8 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Honed concrete interior finish - How it works?

Well i feel i must comment . You are getting what is called a Grind and a Seal or Cheap as Chips at at Lobster price .. Sealer wont last…

8 years8 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Shed Floor Concreting.

Placing foundations/slabs isn't really a DIY option ... get a specialist

8 years8 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Coloured sealer gone wrong

Thats great Troy , good to see there is some old fashioned customer service still around :)
Regards

8 years8 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Coloured sealer gone wrong

High pressure scrub isnt going to do anything . Just is poor application im afraid and a common problem . Troy not much you can do without removing the lines…

8 years8 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Sealing and Clean ?

Most decorative companies recommending resealing your concrete every year so your 3-5 is way out :) And that's from the better suppliers

8 years8 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Concrete I had laid two years ago

Whereabouts are you located in Vic ? As for mixed messages its the only true maintainable concrete colour system on the market in Australia , all the rest are topical…

8 years8 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Flooring misinformation......

Rule of thumb is that Concrete cures at a rate of 1" per month from when it was placed . Water curing helps and is still the best way however…

8 years8 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Fading Mortar Pigmentation

Stain the mortar grouts lines , Paint will not work and peel and flake off . There is a product called SmartColour you can brush on but it its a…

8 years8 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Concrete I had laid two years ago

Chris in reference for maintaining your concrete colour the best way to do that is with a concrete stain. A coloured sealer will peel and flake with hydrostatic movement in…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Dymark epoxy

HI , the hydrochloric wont actually etch or effect the concrete as it is sealed as you say nor will it really harm the sealer . The only actual effect…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
How much does it cost to paint the existing pavements?

Chances are your Pavement is hydrostatic so a Paint will peel and flake off pretty fast ... Stain it , breathable , doesn't flake or peel , totally natural looking…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Saving cost on coloured concrete

HI , Your asking for trouble doing that . Reason being 2 separate pours of concrete at different thickness and curing rates . Your bond to the primary layer wont…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Repainting concrete driveway

HI , Paint will not work at all as your driveway is most likely to be Hydrostatic , this is why ALL paints and topical sealers peel , flake and…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Recommend Me A Sealant for My New Driveway

Hi Mike , had a look at this product which is no different that most Solvent based acrylic sealers
Yes they seem cheap but if you divide the coverage by 3…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Recommend Me A Sealant for My New Driveway

HI Mike ... Yes Sealers over concrete are good and there any many types all with their own benefits and flaws .. Well since you have used colour thru (…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
polishing concrete - heaps of questions!

Polished concrete exposes the stone making it attractive and reflective and at the High end of the price scale . Burnished concrete ( Bunnings floor ) has not been polished…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
painted concrete? would you?

Concrete Colour staining is the way to go , wont peel and flake and looks totally natural looking .. DIY versions like Smartcolour are the best and cheapest .

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
TIPS HOW TO PREVENT CONCRETE GRANO DUST ON NEW GARAGE FLOOR

Waste of time with that advice sorry . A sealer is not gong to stop your concrete from what you are experincing , the common name for this in the…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Oil on driveway, brickies acid wash?

Hi Nemesis , the product i use to get rid of deep oil in floors is called Protect Crete Deni Proof , Newlook degreaser from www.getnewlook.com.au

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Oil on driveway, brickies acid wash?

Hi there are certain products that actually soak into the surface , react with the oil and purge it to the top ... doesnt leave a stain at all and…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Nu-Tech concrete finish

Be sure that the product you use is breathable otherwise it will delaminate and flake . Also with Topical paints and sealers that are mostly smelly/solvent based they will be…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
staining on concrete

Matt , post a picture of the stain i have a product in mind that will sort you out as it removes rust so this should be easy
Regards

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Fix cracked concrete stencilling?

HI , yeah not a lot you can do , there looks like not much mechanical key via grinding or etching that makes the spray on coating bind into the…

9 years9 yearsgetjasongetjason posted:
Fix cracked concrete stencilling?

This is what typically happens with spray on systems , you should of had a 5 year warranty on the system and to say the least some installation warranty .…

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