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tmcgarry

07:46AM | 03/29/03
Member Since: 03/28/03
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Hi,
I want to install a new much larger patio & walk ways in our yard & have noticed that some people are having problems with cement peeling. Does anyone have any idea what the best type of material would be for a patio in this climate? Cold snowy winters & hot summers. Thank you for any advice.

Tara

Piffin

08:56AM | 03/29/03
Member Since: 11/06/02
1281 lifetime posts
A good mix and experienced craftsman ship will prevent the scaling you speak of. Generally, too much water in the concrete mix or troweling too much too soon or a combination of both will cause scaling.

Kirks_post

01:13PM | 04/14/03
Member Since: 04/13/03
10 lifetime posts
Check out www.sandbinder.com
Feel free to contact me if you need some more idea's.
Kirk

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