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Mike - Houston

06:51AM | 02/10/03
Member Since: 02/09/03
3 lifetime posts
Hi everyone,

I have a couple of spots on the garage slab were the tension cable ends are showing - photo at www.geocities.com/saundersm/slab.jpg

Should it be repaired? I Was thinking to clean it out and put in some grout. Any suggestions on mix, type, etc?

Thanks

Keith Martin

05:56AM | 02/19/03
Member Since: 01/15/03
20 lifetime posts
Mike,

I was unable to open the photos but reinforcing steel should have a minimum of 1" of cover. I would treat the steel with a corrosion inhibiter before covering.
Check you local concrete specialties store for the inhibitor and the grout.



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