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Is it Time to Replace your Expansion Joints?

SlabGasket Driveway Expansion Joint Replacement

An Expansion Joint is used when a driveway is poured to allow for expansion of the concrete and help keep the driveway from cracking. Until recently, the expansion joint was generally a 1×4 board used with wooden stakes to frame around the concrete pour areas. The construction crew nails a frame of wood and pours the concrete inside the frame to form a sidewalk or driveway. After the concrete dries, the outside boards and stakes are removed. The inside boards and stakes remain as expansion joints. Recently, true expansion joints have been replaced by control joints. A control joint is designed to control where the expanding driveway will crack. In this case, the boards used are 1×2 or shorter, and a frame is staked and nailed together...

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Safety begins with SlabGasket!

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Toys, bicycles, wheelchairs, or walkers with narrow wheels don’t get stuck and create dangerous falls and accidents when SlabGasket fills the gaps!

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