Disadvantages of Breaking Out Openings With a Sledge
At the two front
corners, where the curb meets the driveway, you have a
cold joint. Over time, this is where concrete will
typically crack and break. The result is sharp, rough
concrete that is both hazardous and unsightly.
front edge of the driveway is typically no more than
1-1/2” thick, leaving it susceptible to breakage and
are poured, concrete often runs under the 2” x 4” that
is commonly used to form the front edge. Again, the
result is unsightly.
process removes the corner of the gutter which allows
water to run under the driveway, instead of directing
water flow along the curb.
from the sledge hammer creates stress cracks in the
often incur warrantee costs due to cracked and broken