How to Repair Block Foundation Cracks

Many homes around the world enjoy the benefits and stability of concrete block foundations. Concrete block is a strong, durable building material, which is why it’s used in so many homes. While concrete block foundations are sturdy, they are not without their drawbacks. If you’re looking for a strong foundation material, you’ll be hard-pressed to find one better than concrete block. However, these same block foundations have certain problems associated with them. Concrete block foundations are subject to two major concerns: water intrusion and cracking. You can have the nicest house on your street, but a cracked, leaking basement can do immense damage in a short period of time.

If your home has a concrete block foundation, you need to repair, protect, and waterproof it as soon as possible. When your home was built, odds are the builders installed a rubber membrane on the outside of your home’s foundation. These membranes work fine in the short term, but if any part of the membrane breaks, your basement is now open to water seepage. Any cracks in your foundation will allow water in, which leads to flooding and water damage. Instead of excavating your yard and applying a new rubber barrier that will eventually fail yet again, repair block foundation cracks with SANI-TRED®.

The SANI-TRED® Solution

Concrete block foundation repair is incredibly important, so you should choose a product that can do the job effectively. There are a lot of concrete repair products, but none compare to the protection offered by SANI-TRED®. SANI-TRED® is a 3 component system that works together to protect, repair, and waterproof all types of concrete, even block foundations. Permaflex™ acts as a priming layer and topcoat to create a seamless, monolithic barrier for your concrete surface. Liquid Rubber Base (LRB) and Thickening Activator (TAV) are combined to repair cracks, holes, and other imperfections in your concrete. LRB/TAV bonds to both layers of Permaflex™ to create a solid seamless barrier. If your block foundation is showing cracks, use SANI-TRED® and repair your concrete from cracks and other problems.

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