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Cost psf of applying a slab pattern topcoat of durlock jewel stone?

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Posted by: from Mississauga
5/5/2015 at 12:06:35 PM

We have just had a concrete wheelchair ramp poured but the contractor did not want to colour it so he suggested we coat it ourselves with a durock finish. It is very pale and boring and would look better with a coloured pattern finish applied.

It has cost us a lot already so I would like to get an idea of the cost per square foot before I go ahead.

Cost psf of applying a slab pattern topcoat of durlock jewel stone?
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Date/Time5/5/2015 at 2:35:11 PM

I personally wouldn't apply a coating. With our Canadian winters they can be more work than they're worth. If you're happy with the texture, I would consider just having a stain applied. This will reduce your overall maintenance costs and is a much more cost effective option.

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Date/Time6/11/2015 at 4:03:48 AM

I would recommend a 2 inch top coat of mortar mix properly applied over a roll on acrylic bonding agent. You can add color and give it a beautiful stamped slate finish for around 15.00 per sq. ft.

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Date/Time12/9/2015 at 1:58:44 PM

We usually charge $14/sq ft to stain it. A pattern finish would cost $18 sq ft.

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