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  • Posted in thread: Additive for Thoroseal?? on 03-16-2014 at 10:59 AM
    ,,, in order to accomplish what end ?john from allamuchy

  • Posted in thread: Hairline cracks on tennis court concrete? on 03-15-2014 at 02:07 PM
    i'll be damned - never knew that,,, all the ones we built OR played on were either blacktop
    tennis court mix w/acrylic coatings OR claywhere in no PA ?

  • Posted in thread: Hairline cracks on tennis court concrete? on 03-15-2014 at 02:41 AM
    i don't know of any conc courts because there would have to be joints OR the conc will crk on
    its own,,, the ball landing on a crk/jnt would deflect the intended ball path & both players
    would get ang...

  • Posted in thread: Crack in basement wall on 03-15-2014 at 02:35 AM
    much of our work is condo servicing so we do this often using hydrophyllic/hydrophobic
    polyurethanes,,, for a diy'er, i'd recommend emecole [ NO $ interest ] they have a diy kit
    that'll include bang p...

  • Posted in thread: Crumbling on the exterior concrete slab foundation on 12-01-2012 at 04:24 AM
    IF you do repair the honeycombed area ( probably from lack of vibration/poor consolidation when
    the conc was placed ), make the repairs ALL the way - in other words, peel back some sod so the
    patch, w...

  • Posted in thread: Basement Slab Thickness Question on 12-01-2012 at 04:16 AM
    paved lots of hgwy & airport conc but never understood wire mesh was good other than: 1, adding
    strength while the ' green ' conc was in tension ( initial set / cure ) & 2, holding the broken
    pieces t...

  • Posted in thread: Wood deck painting on 12-01-2012 at 04:03 AM
    we recoated our deck 3yrs ago w/polymer-modified ' encore 'stuff,,, the kit comes w/polymer &
    fine aggregate to which we added 1g of exterior latex paint ( medium grade cost ),,, prep
    consisted of scr...

  • Posted in thread: Please advise water leaking into brick house on 10-25-2012 at 01:54 PM
    you might be able to alleviate the situation by cutting a reglet into the mortar joint then
    insert a rubber membrane extending to the top of the sidewalk retaining wall. any rainfall now
    soaks the soi...

  • Posted in thread: foundation leaking. on 02-21-2012 at 08:37 AM
    imn-s-hfo, the best place for drylock is on the shelf in the apron/vest store,,, thoroseal is a
    good product used in the right situation,,, nothing works well IF you use anyone's product

  • Posted in thread: Black paint removal from brick on 10-29-2011 at 06:47 AM
    ]sandblast brick ? NEVER - NOT EVEN IF YOUR BROTHER-IN-LAW SEZ SO,,, !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!