Expert Concrete Mildura

Concrete Repair Mildura

Concrete is durable, but it’s not impervious to the environment. Sunlight, rain and wind can all take a toll on concrete structures if they’re built carelessly or are neglected over time by their owners.

Cracks are the most common damage on a concrete foundation, slab or other concrete project. These can be fixed by homeowners themselves if they’re minor, but more serious cracks need to be handled professionally.

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There is a lot of advice online for repairing hairline cracks in concrete. The internet can be helpful, but make sure to do thorough research beforehand so you end up using the proper methods when it comes to fixing cracks in concrete:

1. To fix a crack in the concrete, you must ensure the area is clean of dirt and debris by sweeping over it with either a wire brush or pressure cleaner.

2. Mix up some cement yourself or use an injection gun filled with concrete filler to inject into the crack for faster results.

3. When you are sure the crack is filled, clean up the excess and make sure that the surface is completely clean.

4. Allow drying time so that your surface will be ready for traffic.

If you don’t take care of your concrete, cracks will expand and cause damage. Cracks let in water which can make the crack bigger or destroy ground beneath it.

When small cracks begin to become big cracks, it’s time for you to call in the pros. When small cracks become big ones, they are no longer merely an eyesore; they are a danger because bigger holes mean possible structural damage! Call Expert Concrete Mildura for your concrete repair requirements.

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Cracks in concrete often indicate a long-term problem that’s occurring below the surface. These problems can date back to the initial pour of concrete, and might be due to substandard preparation techniques. This is why it’s important for you to bring in the right concrete contractors first time; contractors, like us, with years of concreting experience.

The incorrect mixing of the concrete can create a large number of holes, like a honeycomb in appearance, to appear all along the concrete surface. This is called ‘pitting’.

Cracks can also appear because the ground beneath the concrete wasn’t properly compacted before the concrete was originally poured. Because the ground wasn’t compacted, it can subside, causing cracks in the concrete surface.

When water seeps into the soil beneath a concrete layer, it can cause erosion. This leads to cracks forming above or large divots in the surface of your walkway.

Steel, which gives strength to concrete slabs during construction, can cause issues later on. Over time and exposure to the environment (e.g., rain/moisture), steel rusts; the rust expands into the surrounding areas of hardened concrete–leading it to become weak and brittle over time until cracks appear.

If you notice cracks in your concrete, it is best to call an expert immediately. A crack could be the result of a simple issue or might need extensive repair; there’s no way for us to know until we inspect the problem area. Sometimes all that needs repairing are small holes and divots which can easily be fixed by patching them up (and adding reinforcement if necessary). If larger chunks of concrete need replacing, then this is something that you will definitely require a professional concreter to perform.

Call us for any concrete repair issues, or leave your details in the contact form provided. Our friendly staff will contact you as soon as possible.

Cracks in concrete often indicate a long-term problem that’s occurring below the surface. These problems can date back to the initial pour of concrete, and might be due to substandard preparation techniques. This is why it’s important for you to bring in the right concrete contractors first time; contractors, like us, with years of concreting experience.

The incorrect mixing of the concrete can create a large number of holes, like a honeycomb in appearance, to appear all along the concrete surface. This is called ‘pitting’.

Cracks can also appear because the ground beneath the concrete wasn’t properly compacted before the concrete was originally poured. Because the ground wasn’t compacted, it can subside, causing cracks in the concrete surface.