Learn How to Repair Cracked Concrete - HWDIY


On this episode, Kim demonstrates how to repair cracked rotting concrete, to help fix damp and dusky basements.
If your basement is feeling a little bit damp, you may need to get some water proofing done. A damp basement can lead to all sorts of costly problems. Luckily, parging is a cost effective task that can save you, and your sinking basement, from going under.
Cracked Concrete can compromise the water seal of your basement.
Cracked Concrete can compromise the water seal of your basement.
The hammer has so many handy uses!
The hammer has so many handy uses!
No need to be gentle here!  Really push the parging in there!
No need to be gentle here! Really push the parging in there!
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  • The Handy Woman DIY
    on Jun 1, 2015

    It is very difficult to get an exact match, but you can get pigments to add to the parge that alter it's colour. Just remember, as the patch ages it will weather and the environment will alter it's appearance to better match the existing part which as already been weathered.

  • B. Enne
    on Jun 1, 2015

    Thanks :)

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