How to Repair a Crack in a Concrete Foundation – This Old House

How to Repair a Crack in a Concrete Foundation – This Old House

Fixing a fractured foundation with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

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Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yCBQ2WRbyI&list=PLkJADc1qDrr8mfl5BwtXlwYV9zxvbi-Eq&index=14

How to Repoint a Stone Foundation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgU245CbALc&index=144&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

How to Repoint a Brick Foundation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ5p64Lltsw&index=217&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

How to Pour a Concrete Foot Decking: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDuRx19XWR0&index=7&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

Shopping List for Repairing a Crack in a Concrete Foundation:
– triple-expanding foam insulation
– mortar
– acrylic bonding agent
– 5-gallon bucket
– sponge

Tools for Repairing a Crack in a Concrete Foundation:
– 5/8-inch-wide cold chisel
– hammer
– drill with mixing paddle
– margin trowel
– flat trowel

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