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Posted in thread: Help! Need Solutions to Concrete Basement on 06-27-2015 at 01:55 PM
wire mesh's usless in a 4" thick slab,,, #3 rebar would require a 4 3/8" thick placement while
#4 bar needs 4 1/2" thickness,,, however, that only counts IF 1 adheres to aci
Posted in thread: What are the disadvantages of using cement / concrete mixer on 06-27-2015 at 01:40 PM
IF you're asking such basic questions in this AND the other forum, this is NOT a job you want
to be doing yourself :beer: work some overtime & hire a pro
Posted in thread: gap under garage door on 06-11-2015 at 09:36 PM
apron/vest stores are not known for specialty items in any dept NOR will either have the best
quality of tools,,, they are cheap, tho :rolleyes:
Posted in thread: Slope in garage and driveway on 06-11-2015 at 09:31 PM
foam or mud-jacking's a specialty,,, self-leveling is not a wearing surface,,, you can either
chop out 4' of driveway all across the door opening & replace the conc correctly OR cut off the
Posted in thread: Cement or concrete patio question on 06-11-2015 at 09:28 PM
for wire mesh to be of any use, it must be installed at the vertical midpoint +/- 5% - that's
.1" you've got to play with & nobody's tghat exact,,, the conc guru's also spec 2" of 'cover'
Posted in thread: Cement or concrete patio question on 06-11-2015 at 04:17 AM
@ 4" thickness, the bag will yield 2sf - that's 32 80# bags so buy 34 - 2 guys can easily do
34b in a day,,, we wouldn't place in sections IF the area's 8' x 8' - that's perfect slab size
for 4",,, 2b...
Posted in thread: Loose wrought iron handrail and granite steps on 06-11-2015 at 04:10 AM
the original guy probably used a cementitious product (like rocktite) to anchor them & but
didn't leave it crowned then sealed to encourage water to run off,,, leaving the 'whatever' low
Posted in thread: Is it safe to waterproof a stone chimney? on 06-11-2015 at 04:04 AM
yes, breathable is best,,, we use prosoco products exclusively
Posted in thread: Garage floor painting/ patio concrete stain on 05-06-2015 at 04:07 PM
that's what i thought & the primary reason you have the crks,,, conc likes to be square & slab
size is primarily determined by thickness,,, your 'fix' is dia saw the crks 1/2"w x 3/8"d then
seal them ...
Posted in thread: Garage floor painting/ patio concrete stain on 05-04-2015 at 05:52 AM
do you see ANY straight lines in the floor OR are they all random cracks ?