Every once and a while, our decorative concrete company will run into a situation where there is an area on the concrete where it’s either broken apart or is missing altogether.
The other day, we started working on a showroom floor for a building supply company and they had an area in the middle of the floor that had to be removed to fix a broken pipe. We also found an old pipe hole that was covered-up by plywood and some type of weak patching material (you discover all kinds of interesting things when you remove carpet).
We actually have a product that can patch deep concrete voids and can actually take vehicle traffic in about an hour – so we knew that this area would be no problem to fix. Besides the quick set-up time, the repair product that we use from FlexKrete Technologies offers some other awesome benefits like: getting three times harder than concrete, can be used for deep hole repair or can be feather-edged, attains greater than 10,000 psi, it is non-toxic, can be used to repair damp concrete, and believe it or not – it will cure at 0 degrees Fahrenheit!
Sounds to good to be true doesn’t it? That’s what we thought until we started using it about a year ago.
You’ve already seen the hole in the picture above, now here is what it looked like an hour later after we filled it in and hit it with the grinder: