Repairing Concrete Edges & Corners

Repair broken edges and corners on concrete steps, curbs, slabs and walls without the use of forms with QUIKRETE Quick-Setting Cement, along with QUIKRETE Acrylic Fortifier. Project Instructions: When working with cement-based products, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves. Step 1: Clean the surface of the damaged area by removing any loose material such…

Anchoring Handrails & Bolts in Concrete

Setting handrails, bolts or metal posts in existing concrete has never been easier with the help of QUIKRETE Anchoring Cement. Project Instructions: When working with cement-based products, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves. Step 1: Create a hole with a masonry core drill that is at least 1 inch larger than the diameter of…

Permanent Repairs to Asphalt Potholes

Potholes can be permanently repaired with QUIKRETE Commercial Grade High Performance Blacktop Repair, providing a new driving surface. Project Instructions: When working with asphalt-based products, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves. Step 1: Square the pothole edges as much as possible and pour the repair material into the hole (overfill the hole about 2…

Repairing Leaks in Concrete/Masonry

Cracks or breaks in concrete or masonry basement walls can turn into active water leaks. Repair leaks and prevent costly damage with the help of QUIKRETE Hydraulic Water-Stop. Project Instructions: When working with cement-based products, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves. Step 1: Using a masonry chisel, enlarge the crack to a minimum 3/4-inch…

Mixing Mortar

QUIKRETE mortar mixes can be successfully mixed by hand or machine mixed depending on the size of your project. Project Instructions: When working with mortar mixes, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves. Step 1: Measure the recommended water amount for the number of bags to be added to the mixer and pour half of…

Mixing Concrete – Hand Mixing

QUIKRETE concrete mixes can be successfully mixed by hand or machine mixed. For smaller projects, hand mixing is often the best method. Project Instructions: When working with cement-based products, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves. Step 1: Empty the mix into a mortar tub or wheelbarrow and form a depression in the middle of…

Sealing and Waterproofing Cracks in Concrete

Over time and exposure to the elements exterior concrete can develop cracks due to temperature changes, ground movement, improperly placed joints and excessive loads. Once a crack develops it is important to seal the crack from water to prevent further deterioration. Project Instructions: Always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves when working with polyurethane sealant…

Building a Dry Stack Block Wall with QUIKWALL

Building a garden wall, a planter, a mail box enclosure or even an outdoor kitchen can be as easy as “Stack and Stucco” with QUIKRETE QUIKWALL Surface Bonding Cement. Project Instructions: When working with QUIKWALL, rubber gloves and safety glasses should always be worn during mixing and placing procedures. Step 1: Ensure a solid footing…

Making Thin Repairs to Damaged Concrete

With proper attention to surface preparation and material selection, durable repairs can be made to worn, scaling or cracked surfaces, extending the life of the concrete. Project Instructions: When working with cement-based products, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves. QUIKRETE Vinyl Concrete Patcher or QUIKRETE Concrete Patching Compound may be used. Step 1: Clean…

Resurfacing Concrete Slabs

QUIKRETE Concrete Resurface will renew your old, worn concrete driveways, sidewalks and patios at a fraction of the cost to tear out and replace old concrete slabs. Project Instructions: When working with cement-based products, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves. Temperatures should remain above 50 degrees for at least 8 hours and should be…