Rough concrete driveway

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  1. jamiesmack

    jamiesmack Active Member
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    Ive got a rough concrete drive to do this week, like the one in this picture (not my pic)

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    Is there anything in particular I should know / be aware of?

    Also, there is a small oil stain at one end, is there any way of removing it?

    Cheers
     
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  2. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Eviestevie can probably suggest something. He knows driveways.
     
  3. peter rogers

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    Go slow as u will leave lines if u race it.. There is a oil remover u can apply that will lift the oil
     
  4. daveyboy

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    Put petrol on the stain if it's a small one and then burn off with a mapgas blowtorch
    Will burn the whole lot away
     
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  5. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    Brake cleaner sorts it
    Also if quite a new stain oil away
    But that said if the oil has been there years and well absorbed into the concrete sometimes there's always a slight stain
    That's were you sell a recolour
    Sell sell sell
     
  6. Ben23

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    Oils always been a pain for me, Ive tried all sorts and its never done what it says on the tin, will definatley give brake cleaner a go in future as Evie tends to know his drive cleaning :) . as far as the bare concrete drive goes they are a breeze, just be careful of any cracks and flakey areas as you'll soon lift a decent chunk if you hit a fragile area with too much pressure, Ive not had need for any chems on them aside from an after clean dose of algae cleaner/biocide if its been thick with it to stop it coming back for a few months
     
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