The bottom concrete step at the front of my house is of a
different size (cadence?) from the others. It drops about 2
Old people, in particular, find this a bit awkward and surprising, so I'd
like to even it out. Presumably I need to build up the bottom step with
concrete. Can anyone suggest the best way to do this?
Yes, this leaves me with a smaller step at the bottom, but that's
still better than a steep drop, which could really cause an accident.
o-------= Charles Martin =--o
If possible, jack up the concrete at teh bottom, either with mudjacking or
by levering it up and packing sand under it. If you do this over a 3'
length, the 2" drop will not be too significant.
Failing that, smash out the section and re do it. Again, a modest slope
will work wonders.
Otherwise, get a topping mix and add to the concrete in front of the step
and feather it down. Clean the existing base thoruoghly and use a bonding
agent. It will look like hell, but it'll get the job done.
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