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Concrete Glue: Set your know-how in stone

Whether you are a professional contractor or an avid DIYer, concrete glue will be useful to you! A construction adhesive for concrete can help with large and small jobs alike, making your life easier and much more efficient.

What is concrete glue used for?

Concrete glue is an adhesive designed for adhering porous concrete to other surfaces—a difficult task without the right product. Because of the sometimes tricky nature of concrete surfaces, special formulas are created for each type of material you’ll need to bond it to. In fact, you can use a construction adhesive for gluing metal to concrete, fixing up crumbling roadways, and even garden stones. Whatever the job, there’s an adhesive to help you get it done.

Concrete adhesive: Storage and application

Concrete glue comes stored in two formats: tubs that require mixing and must be applied to both surfaces, and cartridges for use with a caulking gun.

If your project requires smaller repairs or amounts of glue, opt for the caulking technique. All you have to do is prep the space, add the cartridge to the caulking gun, and run the applicator around the perimeter of one object. Press the pieces together and follow the instructions as to how long the concrete glue will need to cure.

If you’re looking to bond a mix of surfaces on a larger scale, including concrete to wood, glass or metal, it would be best to opt for the concrete adhesive mix. This will provide a strong, rigid bond via pre-filled syringes of the construction glue.

Watch how this construction adhesive vertically bonds stone veneer to a concrete wall as it is 8x stronger than a conventional adhesive!

What is the best concrete adhesive for your project?

Choosing a concrete adhesive means knowing the size and scale of the job at hand. That way, you can better select a glue specifically tailored to the materials it will be working with and the strength needed to do the job.

Heavy duty projects

For the big projects, like floor tiling or driveway repair, you’ll want something that’s built to withstand high traffic and that is suitable for battling heavy winters and hot summers. In this case, opt for LePage PL Premium Max, the most durable construction adhesive that stays 100% solid and can be applied from -12 to 60C.

Smaller, precise jobs

For gluing new stone or brick veneers to spice up the look of your home, opt for LePage PL Premium Fast Grab Adhesive. This glue works vertically, so you can glue up and down the wall, and sticks the veneer surface instantly to the concrete while giving twice the coverage of regular adhesives.

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