DEAR TIM: I'm building a new home and two concrete block piers toppled over when a ladder was leaned against one. The one pier crashed into the second one. Why did this happen and what could have prevented it? I thought concrete block was the smart product to use for my foundation and home, but […]
If you have a cracked concrete driveway, you can repair the cracks and transform the look of your driveway. After repairing the concrete cracks with epoxy, apply a layer of cement stucco to the driveway. Read on for more tips on how to repair concrete.
Concrete cracks of any type are the bane of many a homeowner. Concrete has fantastic compressive strength, but usually only ten percent of that in tension when you try to pull or stretch it apart. This lack of tensile strength explains, for the most part, why concrete cracks.
The mystery holes in the foundation were made by the foundation form panels. If they are leaking, there are concrete repair products for foundation repairs. Be sure the concrete repair is done with an expanding foundation repair product.