How to Use RESCUE IT! MAX on Concrete

How to Use RESCUE IT! MAX on Concrete

Follow this 3-step process

How to Use RESCUE IT! MAX on Concrete

How to Use RESCUE IT! MAX on Concrete

Q: How can I protect and extend the life of my worn and weathered concrete surface?

A: When it comes to protecting and extending the life of your worn and weathered concrete surface, use Olympic Rescue It! Max Resurfacer & Primer & Sealant as part of this 3-step system to do the job right. 

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Good preparation is the key to any successful project:

First, scrape off old, peeling paint.

Then thoroughly wash with Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner to remove dirt, mildew, grease and algae.

Next, power wash on low to moderate pressure to remove all the cleaning product. Let the concrete thoroughly dry.

Last, fill cracks or depressions over 1/4-inch.

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Prepping the Concrete Surface
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Prepping the Concrete Surface

Step 1

Prepping the Concrete Surface

Good preparation is the key to any successful project:

First, scrape off old, peeling paint.

Then thoroughly wash with Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner to remove dirt, mildew, grease and algae.

Next, power wash on low to moderate pressure to remove all the cleaning product. Let the concrete thoroughly dry.

Last, fill cracks or depressions over 1/4-inch.

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Apply the first of two required applications of Olympic Rescue It! Max Resurfacer.

Before you start, double check the weather forecast so you can complete the project without interruption. You need a few nice, dry days in a row – no rain in the forecast for the duration of the project, and for at least 24 hours after each coat.  Also, the temperature should be between 50 and 90 degrees, both day and night.

The surface should be thoroughly clean and completely dry before you apply the first coat of Olympic Rescue It! Max Resurfacer. To make sure, test for condensation and the presence of moisture. Watch this video to learn about a very simple test that will let you know if your surface is completely dry. 

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Apply the first coat of RESCUE IT! MAX
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Apply the first coat of RESCUE IT! MAX

Step 2: Part 1

Apply the first coat of RESCUE IT! MAX

Apply the first of two required applications of Olympic Rescue It! Max Resurfacer.

Before you start, double check the weather forecast so you can complete the project without interruption. You need a few nice, dry days in a row – no rain in the forecast for the duration of the project, and for at least 24 hours after each coat.  Also, the temperature should be between 50 and 90 degrees, both day and night.

The surface should be thoroughly clean and completely dry before you apply the first coat of Olympic Rescue It! Max Resurfacer. To make sure, test for condensation and the presence of moisture. Watch this video to learn about a very simple test that will let you know if your surface is completely dry. 

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Wait at least six hours before applying the second coat of Rescue It! Max Resurfacer. The surface must be completely dry.

Check the forecast one more time to ensure there is no rain for at least 24 hours after you apply the second coat. Then, you’re ready to get started.

Drying time is 48 hours for foot traffic, and an additional 72 hours before replacing any furniture or heavy objects. Drying times will vary depending on weather and the condition of the surface.*

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*Premature use of your concrete surface will cause the coating to fail.  Avoid heavy use for 30 days after application to allow full cure to a hard finish.
Please refer to the Product Label, Technical Data Sheet (TDS) or Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for safety and detailed application instructions.

Apply the second coat of RESCUE IT! MAX
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Apply the second coat of RESCUE IT! MAX

Step 2: Part 2

Apply the second coat of RESCUE IT! MAX

Wait at least six hours before applying the second coat of Rescue It! Max Resurfacer. The surface must be completely dry.

Check the forecast one more time to ensure there is no rain for at least 24 hours after you apply the second coat. Then, you’re ready to get started.

Drying time is 48 hours for foot traffic, and an additional 72 hours before replacing any furniture or heavy objects. Drying times will vary depending on weather and the condition of the surface.*

Learn More About How to Apply Rescue IT Max
*Premature use of your concrete surface will cause the coating to fail.  Avoid heavy use for 30 days after application to allow full cure to a hard finish.
Please refer to the Product Label, Technical Data Sheet (TDS) or Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for safety and detailed application instructions.

Once your concrete has been resurfaced, you will want to keep it looking great year after year.  Along with checking for damaged concrete, you should wash the surface once or twice a year with a premium deck cleaner. 

Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner is applied at full strength with a deck care sprayer or a plastic pump-style garden sprayer and hose.

  • Always test a small, hidden area, rinse and let dry before using this product.

  • Spray the affected area liberally and allow to stand for five to 10 minutes. No scrubbing necessary.

  • Thoroughly rinse treated surface and surrounding areas with water to neutralize cleaning action.


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Please refer to the Product Label, Technical Data Sheet (TDS) or Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for safety and detailed application instructions.
 

Maintaining Your Concrete Surface
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Maintaining Your Concrete Surface

Step 3

Maintaining Your Concrete Surface

Once your concrete has been resurfaced, you will want to keep it looking great year after year.  Along with checking for damaged concrete, you should wash the surface once or twice a year with a premium deck cleaner. 

Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner is applied at full strength with a deck care sprayer or a plastic pump-style garden sprayer and hose.

  • Always test a small, hidden area, rinse and let dry before using this product.

  • Spray the affected area liberally and allow to stand for five to 10 minutes. No scrubbing necessary.

  • Thoroughly rinse treated surface and surrounding areas with water to neutralize cleaning action.


Get Olympic Premium Deck Cleaner
Please refer to the Product Label, Technical Data Sheet (TDS) or Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for safety and detailed application instructions.