Deteierating Cement

I have about a 3ft X 3ft area of cement in my 2 car garage that seems to be turning to "powder or dust". It is an area where nothing has ever dripped on it. What is this and can I stop it? Thanks!
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There are some anti-Spalding products at your local home improvement center. Even with experienced concrete specialists 10% of the pours "go bad."
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Thanks. Will this halt the process and can I patch this area with a skim coat? Ken

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If 10% of pours routinely go bad, why aren't bridges, buildings, and dams falling down all over the place? Concrete is a well known product and process, there is no reason any routine pour done correctly should fail.
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Because his idea of an "experienced concrete specialist" is the guy who knows exactly how much of a hack job will maximize the cost savings to him without having excessive call-backs eat those savings.
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