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How To: Install an Exposed Aggregate Concrete Finish
While they look rather expensive, exposed aggregate concrete walkways and driveways can be had for a relatively low cost by homeowners willing and able to perform the installation.
Here’s a way to create a decorative textured finish for a cement surface. Once your cement is poured and flowed out, evenly cast granite chips across the wet surface. Gently bury the stone into the concrete with a bull float. Let this set for four to five hours, then rinse with a light mist of water. Finally, brush the surface lightly with a soft broom; this will expose the granite to give the installation a look of stone.
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