Smooth the surface with a steel trowel after it’s partially hardened. Hold the trowel almost flat and swing it in large overlapping arcs while applying pressure. Float the concrete when you’re done grooving and edging (photo 6).
How to Get Smooth Concrete?
Getting smooth concrete is not a difficult task. It takes some patience and the right materials, but with the right care and attention, you can achieve excellent results. Smooth concrete can make a huge difference to the look of your home, patio, or driveway, and it also makes it easier to clean and maintain. Here are some steps to follow if you want to get smooth concrete.
First, you need to prepare the surface of your concrete. This means removing any dirt, dust, or debris from the surface. Use a shop vacuum or a broom to clean up the area, then use a power washer to remove any oil or grease from the surface. Once the surface is clean, you can begin to smooth the concrete.
Next, you need to fill any cracks or holes in the concrete with a concrete patching compound. This will help to fill in any minor imperfections and give you a smoother surface. You can also use a concrete grinder to level out any bumps or ridges in the surface.
Once your concrete is properly prepared, you can begin to apply a concrete sealant. This will help protect the surface from water and dirt, and will also make the concrete easier to clean. Make sure you choose a sealant that