The Ultimate Quikrete Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Quikrete makes fixing pathway cracks, flood-prone basements or dirty-looking garage floors a simple task. It is inexpensive and saves you bringing in professions to help with your home repairs or improvements.

What is the most commonly used material in the building world?

Concrete is the most commonly used building material today.


When was concrete invented?

Concrete was invented in 1824 in England. It was called Portland cement, because it resembled a stone that could be found only on the Isle of Portland.


Why is working with concrete not always practical?

Concrete itself is inexpensive and the ingredients, water and gravel or sand, are easy to come by. However, it takes a long time to dry, making it less practical for home repairs. In addition, hiring a concrete mixer truck can be expensive and since laying concrete can be tricky, you will probably need to hire professionals to do it for you.


How long does Quikrete used on larger projects take to dry?

On larger projects, Quikrete usually takes 20 to 40 minutes to dry, although it can take as little as 10 minutes to dry on smaller projects.


What is the ratio of water to Quikrete mix?

The general rule for making a good Quikrete mix is putting one part water to five parts Quikrete mix.


What should the consistency of the Quikrete mix resemble?

The Quikrete mix should be of a consistency similar to that of modeling clay.


How can you prevent concrete from chipping and fading?

Treating concrete prevents it from chipping and fading. Add a sealant or coating of Quikrete to your concrete once it is finished and cured. This also makes the concrete surface easier to clean.


Where would you use the Quikrete Epoxy Multi-Surface Coating?

The Quikrete Epoxy Multi-Surface Coating is used for strengthening or sealing concrete floors indoors, but can also be used for outdoor floors such as patios and walkways.


Where in the home would you use Quikrete Epoxy Industrial Floor Coating?

Use Quikrete Epoxy Industrial Floor Coating on high traffic areas such as the garage.


Which of the following surfaces does Quikrete Anti-Skid Textured Coating protect?

Use Anti-Skid Textured Coating Quikrete to prevent skid marks on staircases, pool decks and other high-traffic areas.


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