|reply to leibold |
Re: Concrete cracks -Revisited
Might be worth it to pick up an angle grinder. You can get a diamond blade for around $20 at Lowes or Menards. They cut like butter compared to the masonry wheels. You can run them without water.
I know there are grinder wheels that are meant for dry use but I just can't see using them for any long duration. They'd have to wear faster than a wet wheel.
|reply to eagleknight |
That's what I would use -- diamond blade dry.
edit -- Diamond wheels last a long time, even dry. No need for an air compressor either. Cheap electric grinder works well for this.
Looks like a Harbor Freight trip for a grinder is in order.
Once you have all the concrete filled...
Have you thought about decorative concrete coatings like the attached picture (that I borrowed from Google search images).
Even a garage epoxy style coating will cover up the repairs.
|reply to robbin |
Grabbed a grinder that was on sale at Harbor Freight and a wheel at home d. Last night I did some research on materials and I found Quickrete has a resurfacing product with polymer in it that can be used for repair and resurface. Grabbed a bag of it at lowes.
My plan is to undercut the crack, and then rinse it out. Mix up the concrete repair as per label for a mortar mix and fill the crack then top it and brush the finish to help blend it.
I know it's not the be all end all fix as some day I'll have to replace the slab.
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