here). The brush strokes were really bad and there were tons of chips. I thought it would be a pretty easy job to strip and refinish the concrete. Turns out I was way wrong! It ended up being a major pain and took forever to get the surface smooth. But now it is as smooth as can be and it coordinates with my entry tile. Overall I'm really happy with it and I think I can live with it for as long as we live in this house.