20+ Years Experience
Specialist Concrete Repair
We are specialist concrete repairers who have repaired concrete for thousands throughout Barkby Thorpe Leicestershire.
Our team are based throughout Leicestershire, and can offer competitive prices and in August 2022 are able to get costs to you very quickly.
As specialists that focus solely on the concrete repairs, we can offer a much more bespoke, unique service. Our experts can assist you with anything regarding concrete repairs and have worked in the industry for dozens of years.
We can offer the perfect concrete repair options for your requirements. All of our solutions come with a wide range of different benefits that can be more beneficial than other depending on the type of repairs that will be needed.
We offer a number of great Concrete Repair services in Barkby Thorpe and are more than happy in assisting you with anything you need more information on.
Concrete repair is a vital part of making sure that damaged concrete stays up to industrial specifications, especially when deep holes or major cracks in the building are involved.
Our concrete repair specialists and supplies can help us create the perfect repair strategies for each individual client in August 2022, even letting us seal up minor cracks and gaps with concrete repair mortars. But what should you know about concrete repair before you commit to it?
Specifically designed concrete repair products form the core of all concrete repair work. Without our reliable set of concrete repair products and tools, filling up pot holes in our clients’ concrete surfaces would be a much harder job, so we aim to use the best equipment possible.
Concrete repair mortars refer to specially formulated epoxies that can renew the strength of damaged concrete flooring. They are also strong enough to be suitable for long-term structural repair, strengthening the structures that they are used on (whether that is an exterior or interior surface).
A lot of concrete repair mixtures can only offer non-structural repair: cracks can be filled, but internal walls will still be weak. In accordance with most safety regulations and advice, rapid repairs with mortars are the best way to fix a potentially dangerous break.
The high quality of our concrete repair mortar allows us to use it to fill gaps while also offering proper repairs to the concrete itself, leading to rapid repairs of imperfections or damage.
Concrete repair resin is similar to concrete repair mortar. While it can still fill deep holes, the resin is best used for surface repairs: we can quickly fill cracks and holes, resurfacing and smoothing the structure while also boosting its waterproofing and crack resistance.
If you would like to receive even more information on Concrete Repairs in Barkby Thorpe, order online or get in touch with us today!
These concrete resins are often weaker than concrete repair mortar but work well for a range of fine cracks, damaged driveways, vertical splits and replacing the surfaces of damp areas. The mix is ideal for keeping a site coated and smooth, repairing any exterior damage quickly.
In some cases, our customers require a full-scale concrete repair kit. These kits are suitable for a range of structural and non-structural repair, using multiple stages to create a full repair mortar that can fix most forms of damage.
A lot of these are simple kits that only have to be mixed (after you add water) to create high-quality mortar. However, with such a large range in stock, all of them can be distinctly different. In many cases, one application is enough to repair brick and concrete damage, both interior and exterior.
The benefits of a full repair mortar kit mean that concrete flooring and walls can get quick, in-depth repairs very reliably. Some kits may be dedicated to certain things, like driveways or paths, but they are all suitable for good-quality repair work.
Epoxy resin is one of the most common methods of repairs for concrete and brick surfaces, usually for floor cracks and holes. In industrial settings, epoxy is often used on walkways or high-traffic floor areas, especially in exterior locations.
Epoxy resin on its own is generally used to seal and waterproof a surface, filling each crack without acting like a full cement alternative. This means that it can be ideal for resurfacing an area, especially concrete slabs or vertical surfaces that might have taken damage recently.
Epoxy is more of a waterproofing and protective measure, filling a crack or hiding minor damage. It can be used for many types of concrete damage, but is often a faster and more convenient way to patch up a hole or crack easily before it can present any further damage risks.
For full repairs, something like a full concrete repair mortar is better – this sometimes takes longer to prepare and apply but can reinforce a damaged space.
Concrete repair is not as simple as looking at contractors or picking up some crack-filing epoxy. There can be a lot to consider before you get to work.
At Concrete Repair, we can assist you on the best specifications, costs and prices. Make sure you contact us today for a number of great Concrete Repair services in Barkby Thorpe.
A warehouse floor is usually either concrete or concrete with epoxy resin on top. Regular concrete should be repaired, then resurfacing should be done with a stronger and safer epoxy. Concrete that already has epoxy should hopefully only crack at the epoxy first, which makes resurfacing even easier.
‘Concrete Cancer’ occurs when steel, iron or a similar metal mesh begins to corrode, which can start to release carbonic acid. This acid corrodes concrete, often flowing down in a vertical line and leaving a big crack wherever it goes.
We can fix concrete cancer, especially if you notice it and call for a rapid response before it develops too far. Get in touch and let us know what you need if your concrete begins to corrode unexpectedly.
Expansion joints are a common problem while working with concrete. They absorb the expansion caused by changing temperatures, among other things, but damage can often lead to them failing to work properly.
If these are damaged, we can offer advice, tips, and the necessary action to repair them ourselves.
Cold joints are cases where concrete has been layered on top of other concrete. This can look like a crack, but a cold join is not bad at all. In England, many long-term projects use this method to produce stronger concrete bases, so there is no need to apply repair mortar.
Self-levelling walkways and floor spaces are good at smoothing themselves. However, if they are damaged, that smoothing gets compromised since the set concrete can’t flow after it hardens.
We can provide all of the expertise that you would need to get self-levelling and smoothing concrete fixed, including the delivery and application of an exact high-quality repair mix that will allow for rapid repairs.
Concrete resurfacing will usually cost £6 per square foot, this roughly translates to around £70 per metre. However if you want stamped concrete instead your price will jump to between £5 and £15, or £55 and £165 per square foot.
Remember that most concrete repair costs involve VAT. Prices that ex. VAT entirely aren’t really an option, but prices listed as ex. VAT will be lower than the actual cost without ex. VAT.
This can seem complicated, but keep two things in mind:
Not all categories of repair mortar will be in stock, no matter where you search. Be sure that you search for the right product, and check your search terms if you can’t find a particular brand. Alternatively, instead of doing a search, order online or get in touch and ask us if we can help.
Our experts can tell you all about some of the better epoxy and mortar options, so talk to us if you’re still stuck with deciding which ones are worth using.
A concrete spalling repair can be completed in many different ways depending on the level of damage. The location and type of concrete structure will also be a factor in the repair. Spalling repairs are done initially by cleaning the spalled area. After this process any loose concrete should be removed, after the loose concrete has been removed the corroded steel bars must be cleaned and coated.
After doing this you must apply the repair mixture material, the concrete will then need to be cured to provide added strength and durability. Finally the area needs to be coated in a waterproof membrane or paint to avoid future spalling.
In a lot cases yes, you can avoid concrete replacement with polyjacking. This is an innovative method that can level concrete while improving the aesthetic of your home or business.
Our repair and concrete levelling process is very simple and mess-free. Through our innovative polyjacking method, we drill small holes in the concrete and then inject polyurethane foam to lift and flatten the area. The foam will expand, penetrating any voids as we monitor and prevent any possible over raising.
There are many benefits to using polyfoam including:
This is a common concern when installing a concrete floor as there are fears that heavy vehicles could lead to cracking. Unfortunately there is no guarantee that your floor will remain crack free for its entire lifetime, even though the majority of cracks are superficial and wont actually effect the integrity of your floor.
The time would vastly depend on the size of your project, we always aim to complete our floors or repairs as soon as possible without compromising our high standards for quality. We do this so the installation process causes minimum disruption to your business, home or site.
As each epoxy repair has unique factors to take into account, its hard to quote an exact cost per square metre for epoxy flooring. In general an epoxy repair project would cost from around £20/m2 for an epoxy coating, up to £150 p/m2 for a metallic epoxy with some build up.
Make sure you contact us today for a number of great Concrete Repair services in East Midlands.
Here are some towns we cover near Barkby Thorpe.Barkby, Thurmaston, Syston, Humberstone Garden, Beeby
We absolutely love the service provided. Their approach is really friendly but professional. We went out to five different companies and found Concrete Repair to be value for money and their service was by far the best. Thank you for your really awesome work, we will definitely be returning!Marshall Blair
We have used Concrete Repair for many years as they are certainly the best in the UK. The attention to detail and professional setup is what makes this company our go-to company for all our work. I highly recommend the team for the immense work - we highly recommend them!Nathanael Crawford
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