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.
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,…
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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…
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.…
How to Repair Concrete Steps
After you make the repair, The Family Handyman expert Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to resurface the concrete to make the old and new…
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.
Repair or Replace - Pouring Concrete Steps
Cutting away the damaged concrete and pouring a new concrete cap on the step can often repair badly broken concrete steps. The fix will be…
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…
Make Exterior Caulk Last Longer
Exterior caulking is a lot like interior caulking: Your goal is a neat-looking seal over cracks and gaps. But outdoor caulking deserves some…