Repairing Stamped Concrete


I generally do not reblog but since this is a serious problem with a solution thought it warranted a reblog.

The Concrete Professor

I have written a few articles about repairing stamped concrete and how the use of color hardener as opposed to integral color makes repairs possible to the degree that you can not tell that there was any damage in the first place. The pictures accompanying this article are of my driveway in New Jersey where County and State road departments insist on using road brine to melt snow. Unfortunately it works fine for them but is creating a nightmare for people with concrete driveways and Decorative concrete driveways. Even sealers that are generally used to protect the concrete are of no use. Brine goes through the sealer and attacks the concrete surface and deteriorates it. I first started noticing this on a driveway in Spring Lake, New Jersey at a house that the driveway was stamped in 2005. Never in my 28 years in the business at that time had anyone called…

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I have been in the Decorative Concrete business for over 30 years. We not only specialize in decorative, but have over 40 years of extensive construction experience. Recently have been using my years of experience raising and homes that were damaged by Sandy. Proud to say that all the years of experience have paid off.

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