It is common for concrete to develop cracks as it naturally shrinks during the hardening and drying process. Additionally, concrete is exposed to various stress factors, such as heavy traffic and excessive weight.
It is crucial to evaluate all concrete cracks to determine their condition as they can range from being unsightly to posing a threat to the structural stability and safety of a building. Prompt assessment can prevent potential disasters.
Even a seemingly insignificant crack should not be ignored as it may have the potential to develop into a hazard if left untreated.
Whilst cracks in concrete aren’t always avoidable there are some ways to lower the risk and reduce the amount that develops.
Laying down solid foundations isn’t always enough to stop concrete surface cracks from appearing. Visually inspecting your concrete and identifying and repairing cracks early can save you from production downtime.
At Northern Star Flooring we offer concrete floor and joint repair to prolong your concrete’s life expectancy and prevent you from having to replace a full concrete slab.
Our epoxy and polyurethane resin mortars achieve a greater compressive strength than power float concrete. This results in structures made with epoxy and polyurethane resin mortars remaining standing even when the surrounding concrete deteriorates over time!
The pros of resin mortars include:
Looking for someone to carry out quick and efficient concrete repairs? Contact Northern Star Flooring on 01482 738044 today.