Magnesium Float

Looking for the perfect tool to make your concrete finishing job easier and more efficient? Look no further than the magnesium float! A magnesium float is a must-have tool for any construction worker, DIY enthusiast or homeowner who wants to achieve a smooth and professional-looking finish on their concrete surfaces. At Carey Tools, we offer a wide range of high-quality magnesium floats that are designed to meet the demands of every job, big or small. Our magnesium floats are made from durable and lightweight materials, making them easy to handle and use for extended periods of time. Whether you need a bull float, a fresno trowel, or a hand float, we have you covered. With our easy-to-use online ordering system, you can buy your magnesium float with just a few clicks, and we'll deliver it right to your doorstep. And the best part? We offer free shipping on all orders over €75 throughout Ireland! So, what are you waiting for? Shop our collection of magnesium floats today and take your concrete finishing game to the next level.

What is a magnesium float used for?

Magnesium float is a versatile tool commonly used in construction for smoothing wet concrete surfaces. It is a lightweight and durable tool that helps distribute the concrete evenly and removes any excess water or air from the surface, leaving a smooth and even finish.

What are the different types of magnesium floats?

There are two main types of magnesium floats: hand floats and bull floats. Hand floats are smaller and used for finishing small areas or hard-to-reach corners. Bull floats are larger and used for finishing large concrete surfaces, such as patios or driveways. Additionally, there are different float designs, such as round or square ends, that can be used for specific finishing tasks.

How do you use a magnesium float?

To use a magnesium float, first, make sure the concrete is wet enough to work with. Then, start at one end of the surface and move the float back and forth in a sweeping motion, applying just enough pressure to smooth the surface without pushing too much water out. Work your way across the surface, making sure to overlap each pass slightly. When you've finished smoothing the surface, allow it to dry before continuing with any additional finishing tools.

How do you maintain a magnesium float?

To maintain your magnesium float, it's important to clean it thoroughly after each use. Rinse off any excess concrete with a hose or pressure washer, then use a stiff-bristled brush to scrub off any remaining debris. After it's clean, dry the float completely and store it in a cool, dry place. Avoid leaving it in direct sunlight or exposing it to extreme temperatures, as this can cause the magnesium to corrode. Additionally, it's a good idea to periodically oil the float's wooden handle to prevent it from drying out or cracking.