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Old 02-12-2018, 10:22 PM  
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Hi all, I am putting a 10x12 shed on a slab and securing it with "red head" bolts.

I must have drilled one at a slightly bad angle, too close to the edge, and ended up popping out some of the concrete on the side of the slab. Here are a couple of pics:

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What's the best way to fix this, can I use SAKRETE Fast Set Patcher (shove as much in there as possible with a trowel) or something like that?

thanks for any clues...


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Old 02-13-2018, 05:19 AM  
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Quickcrete makes a concrete/ mortar caulk in a tube that I've had a lot of success using. Easier to apply than having to trowel into a tight space.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Quikrete...2009/100318502


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I'd be be far more concerned with how close that pine siding is to grade.
I would have sealed that bottom piece on all sides before even installing, and made sure I installed gutters to reduce splashback that will rot out the siding.
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This looks to be western red cedar siding.

Current code calls for a minimum of 6" clearance from finished grade to any wood products on structure.

If the damage from the expansion anchor is only in one area and this is nothing but a storage shed, I wouldn't be too concerned.

I usually buy the concrete patch in the powdered form and mix quantities as needed. Trowel it in. Strike it even before it sets
If water intrusion is a concern, get the hydraulic concrete patch. (this stuff goes off FAST!)
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