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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Need advice on how to fill these tiny holes throughout my pool patio prior to staining. Looks like someone went a little hard with the power washer and took off a little more than they wanted. I have the h.o.a. Approved color stain but I know that won’t fill these to my liking. Do I prime before...
  2. 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.
  3. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    To expert DIYers, I have hit a stopping point in basement renos. After pulling up the old shag carpet from the late 70s - I've noticed various types of concrete cracks and pits. I've lived in the house for 6 years. I have never, ever seen sitting water anywhere on the ground in the basement -...
  4. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi all! I've got a crack in the front right corner of my front porch slab --- I've uploaded some photos of it. Above the crack is a wood post which is one of four that supports a balcony... Just wondering what to do about it/ how to get it fixed? Also, I notice that if I give it a swift...
  5. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    I'm going to be putting a paver patio sidewalk up to my front step (pictured). On the part adjacent to the grass, the concrete has deteriorated a little bit over the years. Ideally, I'd like to repair to improve it's appearance & longitivity. Also, I'd probably going to do a concrete sealer...
  6. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    My driveway is about a year and a half old. To make a long story short, I am almost certain that the concrete guy did not do the base prep that he should have. The problem is is that I am getting very fine cracks on the surface of the two middle sections of the driveway(I took an up close pic...
  7. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Does anyone has any idea how much it would cost to get a cracked concrete beam repaired in South Florida. I attached some pictures of the damage. The shutter was closed shut for over year when we opened a couple of weeks ago, we were shocked of the damage. I hired an engineer and their report...
  8. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    My GC has found major spalling effect in my 1940s home in Fort Lauderdale. The load bearing tie beams have lost chunks of concrete exposing the rusted rebar. How is this repairable and should this be an additional cost that should be passed on to me?
  9. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello everyone, thanks for taking the time to check this out! I'm having some trouble trying to figure out the best process for making this patio look decent. I would like to use the quikrete resurfacer but the majority of the pitting on this slab is well over what the resurfacer thickness...
  10. Building & Construction
    I have several step leading to townhouse second floor entrance that are have divets and cracks. All this was formed over a bathtub area inside the home as part of a bathroom. Basically the ceiling of bath is extended into underside of concrete steps. Can I parge or recoat the concrete and...
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