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Using a Rotary Floor Machine

Creating and maintaining a decorative concrete floor requires a rotary floor machine

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The trick to using a rotary floor machine is holding it steady and making it go where you want it to. Shellie Rigsby, who designs and installs concrete floors in Dallas, Texas, says a light touch and gentle motions are all it takes to use the machine correctly.

In this video, Shellie explains the brushes used and the proper way to control this daunting tool.

For more info, read her article, Decorative Concrete Floors.


From Fine Homebuilding 178, pp. 83-87
May 1, 2006


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