How Do You Fix Garage Floor Spalling and Pitting?

How Do You Fix Garage Floor Spalling and Pitting?

How do you fix concrete garage floor spalling and pitting? Test for and remove weakened adjacent areas; clean and prepare the surface to be repaired; and patch the area with an epoxy-based topping. Before fixing the problem, though, check for serious moisture or structural issues that would require professional help
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Don't Fix Your Garage Floor Until You Read This

Don’t Fix Your Garage Floor Until You Read This

Concrete cracks are easy to repair so long as they're not structural. Spalling is the pockmarks that come from freezing and thawing. Aging causes pitting, which looks like spalling but with deeper holes. Salt moving through water to the concrete surface causes laitance and efflorescence. While both are usually harmless,
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How Do You Fix Low Spots in Concrete?

How Do You Fix Low Spots in Concrete?

Use a de-greaser to remove oil from the surface. Use a wire brush, or a grinder or an acid-substitute, to prepare the concrete. For large areas use a floor buffer with a grinding attachment. Vacuum up loose material. Trowel a patch kit onto the surface.
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Move the Generator from the Garage to a Generator Shed

Move the Generator from the Garage to a Generator Shed

Learn how to store a generator so that it doesn't take up garage space; doesn't get exposed to rain and snow; and isn't wicked loud.
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Unboxing My New VacMaster Wall-Mounted, Wet-Dry Garage Vac

Unboxing My New VacMaster Wall-Mounted, Wet-Dry Garage Vac

The unboxing, assembly and installation were incredibly easy. The machine has well-designed on-board accessory storage, a blower and a wet-vac function. The vacuum cleaner hangs neatly on the wall, but I can also pull it off to use the wheels. I have 20 ft. of cord, 21 ft. of hose, and
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Should You Insulate the Garage Door? Read This Before You Do

Should You Insulate the Garage Door? Read This Before You Do

Should you insulate your garage door? Yes, if you first seal any air gaps, and analyze other garage areas, including the walls, windows, ceilings and floor.
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A Complete Guide to the RubberMaid FastTrack Storage System

A Complete Guide to the RubberMaid FastTrack Storage System

The Rubbermaid FastTrack rail storage system excels at storing bikes, brooms, nuts, bolts, scooters, toys, baseball bats, and soccer balls. The one thing you might not want to use it for is...
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I Will Never Epoxy My Garage Floor (What I Will Do Instead)

I wouldn't mind having an epoxy-coated concrete garage floor. It's just that I know how hard it is to get it right. I'd rather cover the floor in PVC tile to protect the concrete from salt, water, ice, chemical and oils.
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11 Wall-Mounted Garage Vacuum Facts You Need to Know Before Buying

11 Wall-Mounted Garage Vacuum Facts You Need to Know Before Buying

Some garage wall-mounted vacuums are also wet vacs. Some act as blowers as well as vacuums. Some have long cords and some have short cords. The one thing a garage wall-mounted vacuum must have is...
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What’s the Best Way to Store Hazardous and Flammable Materials in Your Garage?

What’s the Best Way to Store Hazardous and Flammable Materials in Your Garage?

The best way to store hazardous materials is in your attached garage and not in the house. A shed would be best, but this is not realistic for individuals that don’t have room for one.  The next best thing is a fireproof cabinet that is ventilated and preferably locked. Store
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