If you have cracked or crumbling concrete, it should be repaired right away. If it is not restored, water and moisture could continue to seep in, and it will cause more of a problem.
Steps to Repairing Concrete
If you choose to do the concrete repair yourself it takes a few tools and strong back, as concrete is heavy. First you must remove the damaged or crumbling concrete and clean the area with a wire brush and broom. If it is a crack you are working on you can use a masonry crack filler. If it is a larger area, you will need to mix the material and use a trowel to smooth it on, then let the patch set. Other repairs, such as a sidewalk, will need a form made of wood. Moisture and temperature extremes really affect the sidewalk, and sometimes it is better to have a professional help than to try it yourself and then need someone to correct it.
In order to do a concrete repair, a specialist can come and access the damage. The plus side of this is they will have the experience, expertise and tools to do the job. You will receive a quote and it will be determined if you need to replace the whole thing or just the trouble spot. There are a few ways to correct the problem, depending on the size of the project. They will have a personal solution that is designed to make you happy and save money.