Concrete Crack Repair Costs

Concrete crack repair by filling is a common approach to improving the appearance and/or functionality of damaged concrete surfaces like driveways, parking aprons, walls, and floors.

The cost to apply average concrete crack repair depends upon the area and condition of the surface and cracks, the type of filler, special preparation needs, and the labor rate.

In the following table the Labor Cost figure is what the able and prepared DIY persons should expect to save by performing the corresponding tasks.

Concrete crack filling: 500 sq.ft. slab with 100 linear feet of cracks typically 1/2" deep by 1/2" wide. Prepare cracks with sweep, scrub, wash down, and apply filler. Include transport, material, equipment, and waste.

ItemUnit CostQuantityLine Cost
Crack filler: pre-mixed concrete patch, natural look, apply with trowel.$0.38per foot110$41
Upgrade acrylic finish: additional cost to apply decorative acrylic sealant on 500 sq.ft. slab: wet look, non-yellowing, solvent based.$0.28per sq.ft.525$144
Material Cost$0.37per sq.ft.500$185
+ Labor Cost (basic)$36per hour8$288
+ Labor Cost (upgrade)$36per hour15$540
Total Cost$2.03per sq.ft.500$1,013


Other considerations and costs

  • These prices are for service in the immediate area of the provider.
  • Taxes and permit fees are not included.

DIY considerations

  • This project is suitable for DIY requiring no special set of tools or skills.

References

  • Craftsman Estimator Costbook, complete series year 2015.
  • Latest prices found on Home Depot and other vendor Web sites.
  • Literature review of DIY Web sites.

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