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Old 03-09-2010, 06:42 PM   #1
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When Cinder Block Wall Meets Old Cobblestone Foundation... HOW?


I am looking for some suggestions on how to patch/seal the gaps on the porch foundation which is cinder block to the old original foundation of the home.

I have had thoughts like, Vinyl Patch Cement, Mortor, Great Stuff, Caulking and a foam backer, roofing tar, etc...

Now I need some advice from a more expeerienced handyman!

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the steps leave alone the porch backer rod and good sealant,caulk

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I would treat it like a durrock bathtub surround - using backerboard mesh and mortar as filler.
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the steps leave alone
Thanks... but I need to do something with the steps as this is a great haven for unfriendly wasp?

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Mix up a batch of sand mix and fill the gaps. Once it dries, caulk the places it hits the wood.
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