Pressed Concrete Countertops


Mix Surecrete’s Face Mix and Packing Additive to create a stiff mix that can be pressed into the mold. The mix should crumble in your hands.

What You’ll Need
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Surecrete Color Packs (2)
  • Surecrete PreCast Modifier
  • Packing Additive
  • Surecrete Xtreme Series PreCast Mix

Step 1 – Mix Concrete

  • Add the liquid Modifier to a 5-gallon bucket.
  • Add (2) Surecrete Color Packs.
  • Add 4 capfuls of Packing Additive.
  • Blend thoroughly before adding 1/2 a bag of PreCast Mix.
  • Blend together with a paddle mixer, scrape down the sides and bottom of the bucket, and add the remainder of the bag.

Step 2 – Blend

  • Blend to a uniform consistency.
  • Add up to 16 oz. of additional water if necessary.
Next: Press Method

Press approximately 3/8″ layer of crumbled mix onto the bottom and side walls of the countertop mold before placement of the backing mix.