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I am a general contractor in business for 25 years. I thought I had seen it all. Poured a 36 x40 slab and about 2 weeks after we poured it, it started popping in about 1 inch pops in differrent places on the slab.

Can anyone tell why it did this. I need an intelligent answer for the home owner.

Dave
 

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Did you tamp it real good & get all the air up? either way seems to me your going to need a jackhammer sorry man that sucks.
 

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Is there something I can put over the top of it to be able to not tear it out. It was a mono-footing and floor. Would be pretty hard to take it out.
 

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You don't indicate your location, but it sounds a lot like a freezing problem.
 

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crete

could have in battle mtn NV it was covered. Could have been alot of stuff but do you have ideas on how it could be fixed. Its a Mono slab and footing. Is there anything that can go over the top of it to fix it.

Dave
 

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Hey Dave click on the link that I sent you.
More than likely your slab froze. Next time cover it with plastic & straw for the first few days while it cures.
You've ben in business for 25 yr. & you don't know much about concrete?
Good luck with the HO.
 

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There may be a product(s) to resurface your slab.
Resurfacing will not stop the popping.

There are some real concrete pros on here. As soon as I can think of them I'll post their names for you.

Try Concrete Mike & concretemasonry.
 
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