How to Drill Into a Concrete Slab?

Answer When drilling into a concrete slab, you'll need a hammer drill and a masonry bit. A hammer drill is a drilling tool with a moving piston inside. The piston's back-and-forth motion inside the drill ... Read More »

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Can I Pour a Concrete Slab Over an Existing Slab?

You can pour more concrete over an existing slab if you do some preparation to the original surface. The problem with adding wet concrete to cured concrete is there will be no adhesion between the ... Read More »

How much concrete is needed to pour a 20x20 concrete slab?

Assuming the slab is three-inches thick, you need 13,320 pounds of dry concrete, or 333 40-pound bags. You can calculate the exact amount for a different depth by calculating the cubic yards of the... Read More »

What kind of drill bits should I get to drill through concrete?

You'll need a masonry bit (you can find them in the tool corral of Home Depot or in the fastener section where they have the concrete anchors). The tip of the bit looks like a pointed spade made of... Read More »

How to Use a Hammer Drill to Drill in Concrete?

A hammer drill uses a rotary action on the drill bit that is attached to it, much like a normal power drill. But a hammer drill employs the additional feature of a rapid pounding operation, allowin... Read More »