View Full Version : tying concrete steps into existing porch

06-23-2008, 01:36 PM
I want to pour a sidewalk and concrete steps on to my existing concrete porch. Do I drill holes into my existing porch and place rebar from the porch into the concrete steps I want to pour?

06-23-2008, 03:37 PM
You should if you don't want them settling at drastically different rates.
You will need to use chemical epoxy to hold the rebar in place.

06-24-2008, 04:59 AM
there is also a concrete latex bonding agent you apply before the pour. it goes on milky white and dries to a purple hue.