Saturday, February 09, 2013

Repair Spalling Concrete Caused by Winter Salt Use in Boston

Salt that is used in the winter on your business driveways and walkways causes pitting in concrete stairs. Salt can have a detrimental effects on concrete. Additionally, garden and lawn fertilizers can also attack your concrete walkways and stairs.

As soon as your concrete begins to deteriorate, the expansion of water in concrete during freeze and thaw cycles causes spalling.

Spalling is one of the first sign of a concrete problem. It is also caused by improper finishing of the concrete. If this is not repaired, the freeze thaw cycle will further deteriorate this concrete.

For assistance in fixing your spalling concrete problems before they become big issues, contact A1 Foundation Crack Repair.