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Concrete Cracks – How To Fix

Matt Risinger tackles cosmetic repairs to a polished concrete slab, using an epoxy repair to render unsightly cracks nearly invisible. More

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JLC April Letters

Joists in an old floor, repairing a concrete slab in an old floor, and more. More

Q&A: The Best Way to Repair a Hole in a Concrete Slab Before Tiling Over?
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Q&A: The Best Way to Repair a Hole in a Concrete Slab Before Tiling Over?

Michael Byrne, a veteran tile installer and consultant, explains two scenarios:... More

Structural Slab Costs
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Structural Slab Costs

As with any project, you get what you pay for More

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Overhead Slabs

Feedback from a JLC reader. More

Pouring a Structural Slab
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Pouring a Structural Slab

Commercial-grade steel deck pans worked well for placing the slab on this... More

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Adding a Point Load to a Post-Tensioned Foundation

Q: When making structural changes that involve adding a point load to a house built on a post-tensioned concrete slab, is it necessary to add a footing for a structural post? I'm concerned that cutting through the slab to pour a pad footing could sever on More

Frost Protection for an Existing Foundation
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Frost Protection for an Existing Foundation

I recently did a remodeling project that involved replacing a three-season sunroom... More

Working With Self-Leveling Floor Underlayments
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Working With Self-Leveling Floor Underlayments

Flatten uneven subfloors quickly with these pour-inplace compounds. More

Replacing a Slab Foundation
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Replacing a Slab Foundation

When the original builder flubs a foundation, someone else has to clean up the mess. More

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