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Exterior foundation cracks

Posted by bighead262 (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 12, 11 at 21:24

I am looking to paint my exterior foundation wall but have some small cracks along various different spots. The area I am speaking of is just the bottom 2 feet just below where siding starts. I assume that I should patch these up before I paint but dont really know the best way. They are all just hairline cracks and nothing too major as far as length goes. I read somewhere else that I should cold chisel these out some in the shape of a V but that just seems a bit of an overkill. Please let me know of any good suggestions.


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RE: Exterior foundation cracks

There are several cement crack fillers at your local big box store.


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RE: Exterior foundation cracks

Get the crack filler, wet the area you are working on, then use a damp large sponge and work the crack filler into the crack.

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