United Trade: For the ultimate treatment of your concrete cancer
As time goes on, you may start to notice that your building or other structure is beginning to show signs of wear and tear. This is known as concrete cancer, the term used to refer to the rusting of steel reinforcements that are contained within a concrete slab.
As this steel starts to rust, it expands and this causes displacement of the surrounding concrete. This in turn becomes brittle and will begin to crack, which will accelerate the process of disrepair. Look out for signs like concrete spalling (cracks and so on), rust stains that look like they’re seeping out from inside the concrete, bubbling of concrete render, or leaks that crop up in overhead concrete.
There could be various reasons for your concrete cancer. Typically, our engineers follow the following process