How Do You Repair Hairline Cracks In Concrete Walls?

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How Do You Repair Hairline Cracks In Concrete Walls?

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It is not uncommon for a concrete wall in your basement or garage to sustain a hairline crack. This type of crack is not severe damage; if handled right away, the crack will not overly affect the integrity of your concrete wall. However, you will need to employ the right strategies for repairing the hairline crack for the best results. Clear loose debris from inside and around the hairline crack using a wire brush. Then use a vacuum cleaner hose extension to be sure you’ve removed all debris and dust particles. Measure the entire length of the hairline crack and mark about every twelve inches with 3-inch finishing nails. Hammer the nails into the crack about 1 inch. Prepare your crack sealer. Use two-part epoxy crack sealer, and thoroughly mix equal parts of each of the two parts of the sealer using a putty knife. Brush a small amount of epoxy crack sealer onto the back side of an injection port flange, then place the flange over the top nail and against the wall. Press firmly to secur

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