How do you lay a concrete garage floor?


To lay a concrete garage floor, dig out the top six inches of soil on the site and keep it level, then lay down a two-inch layer of aggregate gravel. Next, determine the grade level of the site then build the edging forms along the perimeter of the site. After that, lay the rebar wire mesh, pour the concrete and compact it using a roller tamper. Lastly, level the concrete using a screed, make contraction joints four feet apart, allow the concrete to harden and cure for seven to 10 days.
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1. Determine the finished size of your proposed garage. Pound stakes in at every corner and every four feet along the edges of the proposed slab. Run string from stake to stake, marking
1. Contact an expert such as a structural engineering to help determine the gradient of the garage. This is essential to establish whether the garage will be flooded once the concrete
1. Sweep the concrete floor clean from debris and loose particles with a stiff broom. Dampen the concrete floor with water. Apply concrete cleaner as stated on package directions,
1. Prepare the area and begin pouring. After all the preliminary steps have been taken and the specific pouring location is ready, lightly spray the entire pouring location with a
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How to Lay a Concrete Garage Floor
If you're building a garage and want to do it all yourself, an experienced do-it-yourself homeowner can lay a concrete garage floor. It is a big job but if you purchase ready-mixed concrete that is delivered and poured by the concrete company, it's easy... More »
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