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How Does Concrete Repair Work?

Concrete repair is a process that can be used to fix cracks, chips, and other damage to concrete surfaces. In most cases, the damaged surface is cleaned and then a special epoxy is applied to the area. This epoxy will fill in the cracks or chips and will then harden, restoring the surface of the concrete. 


In some cases, however, it may be necessary to use a foam repair system. Foam repair systems work by filling in the damaged area with a foam-like substance. This substance will then harden and will restore the surface of the concrete.


There are a few things that you should keep in mind when using a foam repair system:

1) Make sure that you read and follow the instructions on the container. Each foam repair system is slightly different and you need to make sure that you take the proper precautions when applying it.


2) Make sure that the area is completely dry before using a foam repair system. The surface should be free of any moisture, grease, or oil. If there is water in the cracks, then the repaired area may break or chip easily. This can be a problem if there are lots of cracks going through the concrete as there may be moisture seeping from several places at once.


3) Follow all safety precautions listed on your repair kit’s instruction manual. When working with chemicals, it is always a good idea to follow all safety instructions carefully to prevent injury or illness during the application or after your project is completed.


If you are unsure about how to use a repair foam system, or if you have any other questions about concrete repair, please feel free to contact our experts. We would be happy to answer any of your questions and can help you choose the right repair system for your needs. We also offer a wide range of services, so we can handle all of your concrete repair needs. Contact us today to learn more.


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What is Polyurethane Foam and Why Do We Use It?

Polyurethane foam has become an increasingly popular choice for concrete crack repair in recent years. This is due, in part, to the many benefits that it offers.


So, what is polyurethane foam? Polyurethane foam is a type of insulation made from two liquids that are mixed together and then foamed up using air or nitrogen. It is available in both open cell and closed cell varieties, with the latter being more common.


Open cell foam is less dense and more permeable than closed cell foam. This makes it a better choice for applications where moisture needs to be allowed to escape, such as roofing and insulation. Closed cell foam, on the other hand, is more dense and water-resistant. It is thus a better choice for structural applications, such as concrete crack repair.


Polyurethane foam comes in several different strengths and densities. The lowest density types are typically used for insulation purposes, while higher density types are more suitable for the structural repair of things like cracks. Concrete crack repair with polyurethane foam typically involves filling the crack with an expanding spray product that becomes up to ten times stronger than the surrounding concrete within minutes after application.


What are Some of the Benefits?

A few of the major benefits of using polyurethane foam concrete crack repair needs include:


(1) It is very easy to apply;


(2) Provides long-lasting results;


(3) Requires no curing time;


(4) can be used to prevent water damage, which is particularly beneficial for basements and crawl spaces where concrete cracks are often common;


(5) after the foam cures it becomes inert, meaning that it does not support mold growth.


As you can see, polyurethane foam is an extremely versatile product with many applications as a concrete crack repair material. If you live in need of such services please contact us at your earliest convenience so we may provide you with further information about our products and services as well as how they might benefit you.