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310R-19 Guide to Decorative Concrete

Abstract:

This guide describes techniques for imparting aesthetic finishes to concrete flatwork, of which many can be combined for unique effects. The owner and architect/engineer will acquire detailed, practical guidance for achieving aesthetic effects using proven techniques. Recommendations are made for the production of cast-in-place decorative concrete flatwork, decorative stains, and overlays. In addition to attention to the specified materials, mixture designs, concrete placement, curing, protection, sealing, and other treatments, this guide also considers the effects of these treatments on the overall aesthetics of the project.



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