Cement Step Repair in One Day -- by Home Repair Tutor

How to Repair Damaged Concrete Stairs in One Day

This cool video will show you step by step method to repair damaged concrete stair steps.

Video Transcript

Cement step repair—whew! After a long winter, a lot of us have to do this. Hi there! I'm Jeff with Home Repair Tutor. And in this video, I'm going to share with you a ton of different tips of how to get your crumbling and decaying cement step looking a lot better. And it'll be fixed in probably less than a day. So let's get started. I

want to show you how I did it at one of my own properties and how you could do this, too. This step is in terrible shape. Check it out. It's crumbling and it's unsafe. So the first step that you need to take is to undercut all the edges using a cold chisel and a hammer. Undercutting will help the new concrete properly bond to the old concrete. Another

step you can do is take a hammer drill and, with a Tapcon drill, drill some holes strategically into the old concrete step. And then you'll place these blue Tapcon screws into those holes wither using a hammer drill or an impact driver. I like the Tapcon screws to be about ¼"-½" below the new concrete. You'll have to estimate where that is. But just know that these Tapcon screws will

help anchor the new to the old. The other thing you want to do is properly dust off the step because your concrete won't bond properly. So dust it or use a Shop Vac to remove all the dust. Then apply Concrete Bonding Adhesive to the step using a paintbrush and just a cup. Now...

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How to Repair Damaged Concrete Stairs in One DayThis cool video will show you step by step method to repair damaged concrete stair steps.Video TranscriptCement step repair—whew! After a long winter, a lot of us have to do this. Hi there! I'm Jeff with Home Repair Tutor. And in this video, I'm going to share with you a ...