patio pointing cracking

Postby donnybaggieboy » Sat Jun 05, 2010 2:02 pm

i have just pointed between my garden slabs and it has already cracked and loose after a week iused a mix of 3to 1 building sand and cement and put it in as a wet is very frustrating as most of it is still ok .should i re-do it using sharp sand instead of building sand.the patio is used for foot traffic only
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Jun 06, 2010 8:13 pm

Wet the cracked areas and work in the same mix.
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Postby jacktaylor709 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:29 am

You should heal this problem by using mixture of sharp sand and cement.By mixing it the cracks are covered up and removed from the floor.......

Hope this information helps you........
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