Re: OT: Small Slab Removal

    I removed two edges (10-40 inch wide and 0- 12inch wide wedges) on my patio last year. One can make a reasonable cut with a normal circular saw and a cheap diamond ( ~$20) blade. After a couple of passes you can get 2-2.5 inches deep, flooding with water after each pass. With luck you might get through the rebar.
    If possible dig along side your slab and under it ( A pick axe works well for this) to give the concrete somewhere to move. Then a sledge hammer will make quick work of it. I had access to a 1" rotary hammer, and the sledge was much faster. If you do use the rotary hammer, try removing a few inches at a time.
Thanks Roger Haar
************************************************* Jay Pique wrote:

Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
Add image file
Upload is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.