Concrete Driveway Cracks

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  1. blackbirdxx

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    I have along concrete crack in my driveway which is about 15 years old. The crack is only a couple of millimetres wide, probably caused by shrinkage. I plan to chase out this crack shortly in advance of sealing it with something.

    My question is, what product do you recommend to do a neat successful repair.
    thanks in advance...
     
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    Is an epoxy resin the best solution such as Resincoat. Its quite expensive so I thought I'd ask for advice first...
     
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    If it's also moving throughout the seasons it could crack again, but if not can you just chase out deep and wide enough and fill with some relatively dry concrete?
    The colour won't match but that would be tricky!
     
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    Thanks for that - that's a start.

    Anything out of a tube to take out the seasonal movement??
     
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    Flexible sealant would do that, not sure what the appropriate type for a path though.
     
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    Polysulphide mastic would, yes.
     
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    That's the one, thanks for giving the crucial bit of info @noseall (y)
     
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    Complete waste of time trying to seal it, it will crack again.
     
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