About the Blogger
Bob Schmidt, Sakrete Product Manager

Bob Schmidt is Product Manager for Sakrete of North America. He has been involved with various aspects of quality and design for concrete and masonry products for more than 28 years. He is a member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and ASTM International. Bob knows concrete. Just ask him a question.

Driveway Maintenance Tips

Quick, simple fixes for minor asphalt and concrete driveway repairs
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Part Two: What Causes Concrete Cracks & How Do I Minimize Them?

Learn how to avoid common application mistakes in your next DIY concrete slab project.
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Part One: What Causes Concrete Cracks & How Do I Minimize Them?

Learn how to avoid common application mistakes in your next DIY concrete slab project
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Repairing Damaged Concrete Floors

PROBLEM: Mid-Century Modern home built between 1964-1966, used lightweight concrete as floor covering. Over 40+ years concrete in high traffic areas failed and disintegrated undercarpeting. This resulted in dips, flexible spots,metallic creaks and moans
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Why do concrete slabs crack?

Some cracks appear within hours of pouring. Others took many years to develop. What's the story??
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