Surface Preparation

When placing new material or repairing or recoating a concrete slab, surface prep is a critical step in the process to ensure the material successfully bonds to the surface.

Surface Preparation is the Critical First Step for All Concrete Jobs

There is no shortage of information, or opinion, when it comes to surface preparation for applying coatings or overlays. Read any technical data sheet for a topping or coating and it’s almost always the first thing discussed. Words like critical, must, essential and required are often found in the guidelines dealing with surface preparation.