What is concrete slab deflection?

Answer Concrete slab deflection is the bowing or curving of a slab due to gravity, structural loads or pressure from the ground below. All slabs deflect slightly, but stronger slabs counter the loads infl... 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 to Add a Concrete Slab on Top of Another Concrete Slab?

Over time, harsh weather and regular foot traffic will cause concrete slabs to wear out. Adding a new concrete layer on top of an existing concrete slab is commonly referred to as concrete overlay.... 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 is concrete slab thinset?

Concrete slab thinset is a strong type of mortar used for tile installation over concrete slab floors. It comes in a powder form to be mixed with water, or a pre-mixed paste.References:Floor Coveri... Read More »