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The width of concrete bands range between 6"-24". These bands are used to establish contrast within the concrete
- Bleed Water
Also known as "water gain," this occurs when water within a concrete mix rises to the surface. Bleed water may interfere with finishing procedures.
- Bleeding (Concrete)
Occurs when the bottom color or stain bleeds through to the top coat.
A condition that occurs when gas or vapor forms underneath the film of a finishing product, causing bubbles. Blistering usually happens as a result of excessive heat, moisture or contamination.
The adhesion of one material to another.
- Bond Breaker
A substance that prevents adhesion of one material to another.
- Bonding Agent
A substance that increases the adherence of a material.
Tossing a material into the air and letting it fall onto wet concrete to add color or texture.
- Broom Finish
A type of surface texture that's achieved by literally pushing a broom across the surface.
The thickness or fullness of a finished product.
- Bull Float
A tool used to smooth freshly placed concrete.
- Bush Hammer
A mallet or hammer with pyramid-shaped points that is often used to roughen wet concrete.