Term: Concrete float

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– Purpose and benefits of concrete floats
Types of concrete floats

External links
– Bull floats and darbies. Concrete Network.
– How to use a concrete float. DoItYourself.com.
– Different types of concrete floats. The Constructor.
– Tips for maintaining concrete floats. Home Guides.
– Safety precautions when using concrete floats. Hunker.

How to use a concrete float
– Wet the concrete surface before floating.
– Hold the float at a slight angle.
– Move the float in a back-and-forth motion.
– Overlap each pass to avoid creating lines.
– Avoid overworking the concrete.

Maintenance and care of concrete floats
– Clean the float after each use.
– Remove hardened concrete with a wire brush.
– Store floats in a dry and clean area.
– Check for any damages or wear.
– Replace worn-out handles or blades.

– Summary of the purpose and benefits of concrete floats
– Importance of proper maintenance and care for longevity.

Concrete float
Concrete float (Wikipedia)

A concrete float is a tool used to finish a concrete surface by making it smooth. A float is used after the surface has been made level using a screed. In addition to removing surface imperfections, floating will compact the concrete as preparation for further steps.

Smoothing concrete with a large concrete float, or bull float

A float can be a small hand tool, a larger bull float with a long handle, or a power trowel (also called a power float) with an engine. Concrete floats are generally made of magnesium, aluminum, or wood.

Hand float for concrete (upside down)

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