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By standard, I mean it was a typical Quikrete mix with gravel, sand and portland cement. As I was working the top of it with a float, I realized it wasn't going to dry anywhere near the smooth-ish texture of the rest of the floor. I'm guessing that's
Here in my town, I have seen foundation repair that is great for loss of substructure support, such as soil compaction or erosion. What they do is bore a hole in the slab, and inject expanding urathane foam into the slab underside, as they watch the
It doesn't look to me like the slab has shifted, since the crack appears level and isn't terribly wide. I would contact a concrete contractor, one that specializes in repairs, if there is erosion under the slab they can usually pump a slurry under it
Reference Number: KB-00796 Last Modified: July 16, 2015 The information in this article applies to: QUESTION How do I create a chamfer or bevel at the top of a concrete column? ANSWER You can use the solid Primitive Tools in Chief Architect to create
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PVA (or poly vinyl adhesive) is a kind of glue that is also used in building work and craft projects. I tend to buy both in bulk so that I have plenty available for big paintings and commissions. Stucco is not a particularly flexible medium and so th
This insulated concrete form is cut away to show the inner structure of the formwork and the reinforcing bar (rebar). The cavity is filled with concrete to create the permanent wall. Insulating concrete form or insulated concrete form (ICF) is a syst
I've removed most of what's there (carpet, panel walls, old ceiling tiles, floor tile, etc) and am at a point where I need to prepare the basement for finishing. What do I need to do to the concrete floor and walls (and maybe the rest of the area) be
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Whoever installed the existing washing machine in the basement was unable to extend one of the legs long enough to adjust for the slope in the concrete floor. So they took a piece of wood and stuck it under that corner. The washing machine is level a