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How to Patch Cracked Concrete

Hello and Welcome Back!  I have a quick and easy little project I wanted to share with you guys today.  If you’ve been around, you know that I have been obsessed with concrete lately.  From the patio work to my most recent concrete table, I have had a number of projects that have been concrete themed and on every one of them, I’ve noticed some wear,  chips, and holes.  I’ve also discovered the quickest and easiest way to repair cracked concrete, yippee! 

When I made Mitch and Melanie’s table, I took the form off and discovered a little hole.  Structurally it was fine, but I didn’t want this hole here on the side of the table.

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Also, you may be following along in the courtyard makeover, and while working out there I took off some old wooden trim pieces around my concrete steps.  I like the way they looked better without the trim, but the concrete did have a couple of spots that needed to be repaired.

 

 

So, I found this product from Quikrete and it is so great.

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This stuff is so easy to use.  You literally take 10 oz of water, zip it up and then knead it for about 3 minutes or so.

How to cheaply and easily repair cracked concrete - UncookieCutter.com

 

Take the attached little plastic trowel and slap it on.

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I did smooth is out in a few places with my hands.

How to cheaply and easily repair cracked concrete - UncookieCutter.com

How to cheaply and easily repair cracked concrete - UncookieCutter.com

Once you have it applied, let it dry.

How to cheaply and easily repair cracked concrete - UncookieCutter.com

I then it sanded down.  It does have a bit of a different color, but I think that adds to the natural look of stone. After it’s done, you can paint it with the rest of the concrete if you like.  I put Polycrylic over this for the table.

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That’s it, it really is so easy!  Let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks for stopping by, make sure to follow along on Instagram for sneak peaks and videos.

April

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