How to Remove Writing From Concrete

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Things You'll Need

  • Small Pail or Bag of Concrete Resurfacer

  • Work Gloves

  • Safety Goggles

  • Mixing Container (a bucket)

  • Water Hose and Water (for mixing)

  • Mason's Trowel

  • Finishing Trowel

If you have recently finished a concrete project--perhaps a sidewalk or driveway--only to find that someone has written their name on it, don't despair. With a concrete resurfacer you can quickly repair your concrete without having to replace a large piece or completely redo the project. This type of product can also be used to refinish the top of entire concrete areas that is still structurally sound but needs a surface touchup. So keep your leftover resurfacer around for later repairs. Let's get started--your concrete is going to look new again in no time!


Ryan Angus

Ryan Angus has been a college writing instructor since 2005. He has a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in English literature from Marshall University with an emphasis on language studies (linguistics). Currently, Angus is pursuing a Ph.D. at Purdue University and his research will focus on improving the ways that writing and language are taught in schools.