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The bigger of aesthetics and structure is structure. Patching the surface with concrete doesn't address it. The items which need to be addressed are: Bulk water management. Adequate foundation to remedy decay caused by bulk water in the past. Replacement of the stone block with a new structural element, either properly constructed reinforced concrete or ...


My house was built in the 1880s and has a stone foundation, mostly sand stone. The best fix for situations like this I have found is building a form and packing in stiff cement and as large of pieces of the original rock as I can get. If you do the form in a couple layers (say using a 2x4 or 2x6, the long way). Let the cement s set around 24 hours and brush ...

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