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Why Concrete Crack Repair is Important

By Mr. Level
December 07, 2018 Category: Caulking

Cracked concrete is not only unattractive but can also become dangerous the longer you leave the cracks alone. Cracks can grow over time and have the potential to cause serious harm to cars and pedestrians on your property. Not to mention, they are a great place for grass and weeds to grow. You dont want to delay concrete crack repair. Do you have a cracked driveway? Understand what causes cracks and how concrete caulk can repair and improve the look, value and safety of your property. How concrete cracks There are five main reasons that can cause your driveway to crack, including: Plastic shrinkage. Concrete is made up of cement and water. As the concrete hardens and the water evaporates, the concrete shrinks. Too much water will lead to too much shrinkage, causing the concrete to crack. Thats why concrete cracks are frequently seen within the first 30 days. Fast drying. Ever wonder why concrete cracks when drying? Concrete that dries too quickly can cause crazing and crusting.

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