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
There are different ways to seal concrete. One way to seal concrete is to do it while the concrete is drying by applying a sealant with a paint roller. Another way is to use epoxy
If you want to hang around your garage often, you should consider sealing your concrete floor. Sealing can keep it looking good for years and protecting it from cracks and damages
The Pro will use what he knows will work. He is probably offering a warranty and will refuse to use products he is not familiar with. If you are hiring a Pro, trust his judgment.
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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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