Repairing and Sealing Concrete Cracks

Cracked concrete can give homeowners hassles as well as compromise the structural integrity of a driveway, patio, or walkway. Regardless of the origin of the fracture — drying shrinkage, water seepage, thermal movement, or other factors – professionals can take advantage of National Home Improvement Month in May by assisting homeowners in making concrete repairs to their homes

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Rather than incurring the cost of removing an existing concrete slab and building a new one, repairing and resurfacing existing concrete is a more manageable project for a homeowner, since it can be performed over the course of a weekend.

 

While you’re out visiting homes for consultations, here’s a list of the most typical concrete repair issues and product recommendations. Our technical service team is available to answer specific inquiries about product use and projects.

 

The Top 5 Concrete Repair Issues

 

1. Brick Mortar Cracks: Repair deteriorating mortar joints and cracks in concrete and masonry walls (from 1/8″ to 3/8″ wide) (including brick or block).

 

2. Cracks in a Concrete Driveway or Slab: A polymer-based repair compound can be used to swiftly repair cracks in a concrete driveway or slab that are 12″ broad to 14″ deep.

 

3. Broken Concrete Steps: Use a Fast Setting Cement Patcher to repair broken, cracked, or chipped concrete steps.

 

4. Worn, Flaking, or Pitted Concrete Slabs: Use an easy-to-apply resurfacer product to restore worn, flaked, or pitted concrete to like-new condition. (Perfect for 12″ to feather edge applications.)

 

5. Uneven Concrete Slabs: To feather edge, level, refinish, and patch uneven concrete slabs with a maximum depth of 12″.

 

Call us at (202) 559 – 8998 or visit our website concretedc.com if you live in Arlington, VA and want to hire a professional to repair your concrete.

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