Fixing Up Your Concrete

Leaky Basements: What Causes Seepage In Homes With Concrete Foundations

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Concrete foundations are durable, but even new homes with concrete can experience leaks and seepage. Understanding the causes can help you determine which fixes are appropriate and when to call a concrete contractor. Here are a few basic things you should know if you have a concrete foundation in your home. Cracks In Poured Concrete Foundations Poured concrete foundations are typically resistant to cracks because they have no joints. The concrete is poured continuously throughout the foundation for a single, seamless piece of concrete.…

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How To Use Heat Up Crack Sealers

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To patch cracks on highways and airport runways, professionals usually use liquefied crack sealant. This heavy duty material has a slightly rubbery feel when it dries. Although this is used in heavy duty construction situations, it is also great for residential and commercial properties. The main drawback to using liquefied crack sealers is the fact that it needs to be heated up before you can apply it. The liquid can be temperamental, especially if you don’t apply it quickly enough and it cools down.…

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Replace A Dirt Pathway On Your Property With A Concrete Walkway

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If the dirt pathway leading to your home’s back porch becomes muddy after it rains, upgrade the area by create a concrete walkway by completing the steps below. The walkway will prevent you from tracking mud into your home and will improve the appearance of your backyard.  Materials wooden stakes measuring tape large shovel wheelbarrow garden hose tamping tool lumber containers of concrete ready mix mixing stick concrete float Mark And Clear The Property…

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