Types of cement used

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Posted by: from Montreal
9/8/2012 at 3:52:53 AM

Hi. I have a fallen piece from a foundational corner wall. I uploaded a photo.

Can you tell the type of cements used and how old are they?

Note: my home is built on 1960

Thank you.

types of cement used
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Kerry from Tucks Contracting in Calgary
Date/Time9/18/2012 at 10:27:55 PM

Appears to be a fill or premix for material #1, ( hard to tell with Black and White) the other looks like a fill or finishing (surface) cement.

If you want to repair you will have to break open the area, create a Vee, or valley for material to adhere to. Just a word of caution, if you are going to create dust, wear a mask, and seal off the area. Back in the sixties, they at times put asbestos into the concrete.

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Lisa in Montreal
Date/Time9/18/2012 at 10:35:44 PM

is it possible to have the dark and white cement remain distinct since 1960? or some repair is done at some time.... Thanks

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