Large cracks in garage floor


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Old 08-06-16, 07:11 PM
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Large cracks in garage floor

I have large cracks in my garage floor (built in 1976, Maine). I would like to patch the cracks to prevent more extreme damage. As well as to block water from getting in.

What would be the correct product to use for the repair? Are there any additional steps I should do to prepare the concrete? Any advice is appreciated.

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Old 08-07-16, 06:01 AM
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Sorry there is no fixing that one.
Sure looks like an improper base was used and the frost heaves destroyed it.
Any filler, or overlay would just crack again as the seasons change.
 
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Old 08-07-16, 06:33 AM
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My goal is to prolong the life of the floor as long as possible before total failure.

If I leave it unpatched, water and snow will be able to enter and make the problem worse quicker.
 
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Old 08-07-16, 10:01 AM
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You could mix up a slurry of concrete and pour it in the cracks. Not sure how well/long it will last but it's bound to be better than it currently is. Sooner or later you should figure out how to budget for replacement.
 
 

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