Advice on concrete garage base plz


Hi all.
Going to be laying a concrete garage base this weekend and need advice on the finishing of it. Base is 24' x 10' and is to take a concrete sectional garage. What I'm wondering is if a simple tamped & screeded finish will be good enough (lump of timber for tamping/screeding) or should I float it.
I'll actually be putting a wooden floor down inside the garage when it's built as it's not for cars (storage, workshop, motorbike collection etc) so not really bothered about having a finish on the concrete that's "floor quality" if you know what I mean.
Really just wondering if the tamped/screeded finish will be level enough for the garage panels to line up on. I assume it will be but thought best to ask :)
If floating is the way to go, will an "easy float" be enough for the job.
TIA for any help / tips.
Neil.
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Neil wrote:

Never done it myself but it would be easier to put the floor down on a smooth flat surface, the small ridges from tamping might be too uneven.
Mike
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Neil wrote:

What some people do, is to tamp the slab as you describe then float the perimeter, to a smooth finish, where the panels will sit.
Concrete slabs can generate a lot of dust in service, so you might want to give some consideration to surface hardeners or the like.
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