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.
JLC April Letters
Joists in an old floor, repairing a concrete slab in an old floor, and more.
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:...
Structural Slab Costs
As with any project, you get what you pay for
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Pouring a Structural Slab
Commercial-grade steel deck pans worked well for placing the slab on this...
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
Frost Protection for an Existing Foundation
I recently did a remodeling project that involved replacing a three-season sunroom...
Working With Self-Leveling Floor Underlayments
Flatten uneven subfloors quickly with these pour-inplace compounds.
Replacing a Slab Foundation
When the original builder flubs a foundation, someone else has to clean up the mess.