I am doing a steading / barn conversion and have about 300 m2 of concrete floor
to take up and replace with a membrane underneath. The technique appears to be
to use air tools to break up the floor.
I have seen mini-diggers with breaker points on them and am wondering whether
this would be a better tool for the job?
I wish I had had a mini-digger when doing a similar albeit smaller
I used a conventional air tool and buggered my left elbow due to the
Cortisone did not cure the problem and I had to have surgery on the
Sounds a good idea, although I have never used one.
What I have done is use the backhoe of a digger. Get it under an edge
and just lift. Concrete, especially relatively thin, unreinforced, weak
concrete gives very easily when under tension. That broke it into quite
large pieces, which were dead easy to load and move.
That was a full-size machine (neighbour is a farmer). Worked a treat.
Pouring a new floor took a lot, lot longer.
Whether a mini digger would cope would depend on your concrete.
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