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  1. DIY concrete balcony repair

    Building & Construction
    First job in the country house after quarantine for covid. Years of snow and rain have caused this damage. In this period it is not easy to find a professional available for the job and I decided to do it myself.
  2. Mildew on Caulking

    Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Last year i used a flexible polyurethane caulk to repair many cracks in my concrete patio. After curing. I painted over all cracks. I now have a line of mildew everywhere i caulked. I used bleach/water to remove all mildew but it returns. I applied a mold inhibitor product but it has not...
  3. cracks in concrete around support posts in carport

    Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    In my carport I have cracks in the concrete around the support posts. There are cracks around all of the posts but this is the worst as it's cracked on 3 sides. The concrete in the first pic is a little loose and I can wiggle it a bit. Can I use an epoxy to seal the cracks in the...
  4. ** NEED HELP*** looking for foundation advice

    Building & Construction
    Hello I live in Manitoba , Canada and have owned my house for 11 years . House was built in 86 . This huge crack has been developing in my basement and i would like some advice before i call a local foundation company . The crack runs the length of the house and in spots are a half in wide ...
  5. Ripped out carpet, found big cracks... What now?

    Flooring
    I couldn't live on dirty carpet for one more day, so while my husband was at work I ripped carpet from our 500 sq ft living room. I thought I'd throw down some cheap peel and stick tiles and everything would be fine, but now I have found some disturbingly large cracks in the concrete and don't...
  6. Placing pavers over existing concrete patio

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Do I need to use mortar, or can I use only sand to redo my concrete patio? Also, we do have some cracks in the cement should they be repaired first?
  7. Acrylic Deck Cracks

    Building & Construction
    I've picked up some work in a community where the builder used acrylic decking on the front porches to cover the concrete. As you know, in FL it will crack. Many of these folks have had them repaired with an elastomeric type caulk and than repainted. It just doesn't look good. How should these...
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