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Which concrete cracks are bad?

Posted on July 17, 2015 | Uncategorized

First and most important – ALL concrete cracks. That is the one guarantee that is certain with concrete. Even if you can’t see the cracks, they are still there. So which cracks are bad and which cracks aren’t? Typically a crack less than 1/8” wide can simply be ignored. Cracks between 1/8” and ¼” are…

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Why does concrete crack?

Posted on June 30, 2015 | Upkeep

Some of the most frequently asked questions we get from new homeowners are about cracks in concrete. They could be in the garage floor, driveway, sidewalk, basement floor or wall. But one thing is certain about concrete-it will crack. The American Concrete Institute addresses this issue in ACI 302.1-04. “Even with the best floor designs…

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