Concrete Repair

Learn how to repair concrete from demolition to caulking cracks.

Concrete Demolition Tools and Tips

Save time and energy when breaking up a concrete slab or steps: Tips, tools and planning advice guide you through the job and save you big bucks.

Concrete Repair projects

  • DIY Concrete Crack Repair

    Fix the crack in your concrete garage or basement floor yourself by following these step-by-step directions.

  • How to Caulk Concrete

    For long-lasting concrete crack repair, fill wide cracks with foam backer rod before caulking. And use a caulk formulated for concrete.

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Drilling Concrete and Installing Fasteners

    Concrete screws are the perfect fastener for speedily anchoring objects to concrete. We show you how to drill and drive them quickly and easily,…

  • How to Repair Concrete Steps

    Repairing concrete steps is a lot cheaper than building new ones. After you make the repair, The Family Handyman expert Rick Muscoplat, will…

  • Caulking Concrete Cracks

    Seal cracks in concrete with durable urethane caulk. It'll keep water out and protect your foundation and walks from further cracking and…

  • Concrete Demolition Tools and Tips

    Save time and energy when breaking up a concrete slab or steps: Tips, tools and planning advice guide you through the job and save you big…

  • How to Fix Concrete Spalling

    Is the surface of your concrete driveway, patio or basement floor flaking away? Do the patches get bigger and more numerous each spring? The…

  • Garage Floor Resurfacing: Fix a Pitted Garage Floor

    Restore a pitted concrete garage floor with an easy-to-apply resurfacing product. It'll make the floor look fresh and new again at a modest…

  • How to Fix Sidewalks That Are Chipped and Pitted

    Extend the life of old concrete by fixing broken, crumbling areas before the problem gets worse. A properly done repair will last decades.…