Another Take on How to Repair Concrete Steps

An Easy and Fast Way to Repair Chipped Concrete Step

Find out how to repair a chipped concrete step the easy and fast way.

Video Transcript

got a big hunk of concrete missing out of your steps like this well it looks worse than it is it's actually not that hard to repair to help ensure that our replacement corner will not break off I begin by barring three holes into the step using a hammer drill into these I'll insert first an expansion anchor and then a lag screw to create a reinforcement post now as I

tighten this up that lag shield is going to expand and of jam itself into the hole here once all three posts are in place I paint on a bonding agent its purpose is to allow the new concrete to bond to the old without cracking I'll give it a few minutes to dry our next step is to mix up some patching cement with water in this case I've also added a bit of sand to

match the texture of the step next I begin filling the cavity making sure to force the concrete all around the posts I apply plenty of pressure using a pointing trial to push the concrete into every small crack and crevice then I switched to a margin trial and begins building the area up one code at a time as it hardens I continue trialing to form the shape finally I go over the area with

a damp rubber float to blend the surface with the existing concrete there you go one corner once missing now restored thanks for watching now for more home improvement videos and articles check out Ron Hazleton com

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An Easy and Fast Way to Repair Chipped Concrete StepFind out how to repair a chipped concrete step the easy and fast way.Video Transcriptgot a big hunk of concrete missing out of your steps like this well it looks worse than it is it's actually not that hard to repair to help ensure that our replacement corner wi...