Concrete Repair With Mortar, Commercial Epoxy or Latex-Patching Compounds 

Learn about repairing concrete with this step-by-step masonry restoration guide.  

February 19, 2013 

By John Kelsey 

Try your hand at a DIY masonry project by mending the concrete around your home. This extensive guide is excerpted from Masonry: The DIY Guide to Working with Concrete, Brick, Block and Stone (Fox Chapel Publishing, 2012), a book in the Homeowner Survival Guide series. Masonry shows how to design, build and repair masonry like an expert, with the latest techniques and materials, step-by-step directions, safety advice, and hundreds of color illustrations. The following excerpt includes instructions for several types of concrete repair. Click on the slideshow for illustrations. 

You can buy this book in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS store: Masonry: The DIY Guide to Working with Concrete, Brick, Block and Stone.


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