Apply the bonding adhesive or interlay layer: spray the existing concrete with water to dampen the surface. For a bonded overlay, apply a bonding agent. For an unbonded overlay, add your interlay layer so the top surface is level. Pour the concrete and apply the curing compound: pour your concrete.
How to Pour Concrete Over Existing Concrete?
Pouring concrete over existing concrete is a great way to add a new layer of protection and durability to your home or business.
Whether you’re looking to improve the look of your property or extend the life of your concrete surfaces, this method is an excellent option.
Before you begin, it’s important to assess the condition of the existing concrete. If there are any cracks or damage, these should be repaired before you pour the new layer.
Once you’ve repaired any damage, you’ll need to roughen up the surface of the concrete so that the new layer will have something to adhere to.
Once the surface is prepared, you can begin mixing the concrete. Be sure to follow the instructions on the bag to ensure that you mix the right ratio of water to cement.
Once the concrete is mixed, you’re ready to begin pouring. Start in one corner and pour the concrete evenly over the surface. Be sure to pour slowly and evenly to avoid any air pockets.
Once you’ve poured the entire surface, use a trowel to smooth it out. Allow the concrete to cure for the amount of time specified on the bag. Once it’s cured, you