Apr 09, 2008 7:34 pm
This may well be me just freaking out for no reason. But can you guys please look at this crack and tell me if its something to worry about? The slab was laid a few weeks ago now, and it has been raining a little lately.
I've put my shoe next to it so you can judge the size. (keep in mind I have a size 13 boot! and yes I am aware I need to polish my shoes....
Re: Help... Crack in slab...2
Apr 09, 2008 7:43 pm
Where is it in the slab?
How far does it go length wise?
Most slabs will crack at some point because as it cures it shrinks, and as they don't put joints in slabs it has to crack rather than slightly open a constructed joint....these are generally non-structural shrinkage cracks.
And your shoes are cleaner than mine....!
Re: Help... Crack in slab...3
Apr 09, 2008 7:48 pm
Your crack looks fine; there will always be cracks in slabs.
That is a small one. Better it cracks now than after you lay tiles.
Re: Help... Crack in slab...4
Apr 09, 2008 7:51 pm
Better it cracks now than after you lay tiles.
Very true...as long as there's no vertical movement across the joint it's AOK.
Oh, and Michelle I resisted the urge to edit you post and leave only the first half of the first sentence.
Re: Help... Crack in slab...13
Apr 10, 2008 10:43 pm
Yeah baby...you crack me up!
Crack and cellulite...!
Re: Help... Crack in slab...14
Apr 10, 2008 10:50 pm
Re: Help... Crack in slab...15
Apr 10, 2008 10:56 pm
Man, he needs crack spackle!
http://youtube.com/w/Crack-Spackle?v=Al ... ch=spackle
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