Concrete Delamination Repairs
We provide expert analysis on why your concrete is experiencing delamination and implement effective solutions in order to bring your concrete back to full health. We further leave you with advice on how you can preserve and upkeep your concrete going forward.
What Is Concrete Delamination?
Concrete delamination is the process which occurs when the top layer of a concrete slab separates from the rest of the slab’s body.
This is a problem which occurs with trowelled concrete and often takes place during either early spring or late fall given that delamination is driven by rising daytime temperatures.
Concrete delamination is likewise common on concrete which has been placed on cool subgrades. Although concrete delamination is likely to occur due to daytime temperatures, it may nonetheless happen at other times and due to other reasons too.
The characteristics of a slab of concrete and the finishes which were applied to it are further reasons which may cause delamination.
How To Repair Concrete Delamination?
Concrete delamination is repaired by patching once the delaminated section has been removed and the underlying concrete has undergone an extensive clean.
If the delamination of a concrete is quite comprehensive, the grinding and overlaying of an entirely new surface may be necessary.
If delamination has occurred due to steel rebar corrosion, sandblasting will be necessary in order to remove rust from the steel.