Laying an exposed aggregate slab using Beachcrete

For the first time a DIY exposed aggregate has become available. A premium, pre-blended mix of dry aggregate, graded sands and cement, Easy Mix Beachcrete is specially designed to reveal an attractive, smooth, exposed aggregate surface that is gentle on bare feet. It is perfect for DIY exposed aggregate concrete for paths and slabs and can also be used as a feature topping mix to create interesting effects or for landscaping elements such as pavers or garden edging. Conveniently packaged in 20kg bags, it is ideal for small areas that are difficult to access normally.

Watch the step by step instructions on how to create a decorative DIY exposed aggregate concrete area with Beachcrete.

What You Will Need

To make sure your exposed aggregate project runs smoothly and you don’t find yourself hunting for tools at the last minute, make sure you lay out everything you need before you begin. It’s important to have everything ready so you can concentrate on the most important part – creating your DIY exposed aggregate finish with Easy Mix Beachcrete.


  • Screed
  • Shovel
  • Trowel
  • Rubber mallet
  • Concrete edger (optional)
  • Broom
  • ‘Dense foam’ rollers (10mm thick)
  • Measuring jug/bucket


  • Timber (for boxing)
  • Easy Mix Beachcrete
  • Potable (clean) water
  • Hydrochloric acid

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