Standing water on new concrete porch?


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Old 10-16-21, 10:21 AM
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Standing water on new concrete porch?

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I live in a condo and they replaced the old porch. The new concrete porch holds water 3/16" where it meets the structure. I have no idea if this is a concern or not.


 
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Old 10-16-21, 02:06 PM
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Well, some times the slope doesn't get installed correctly, a critical issue, not really, but you will see that it will collect water and be a dirty spot.

Worthy of tearing out and replacing, a personal decision.
 
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Old 10-16-21, 03:38 PM
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Anything that directs water back towards the foundation is un-accepatable.
 
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Old 10-16-21, 11:09 PM
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The new concrete porch holds water
Is it puddling or causing it to flow backwards, big difference!
 
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Old 10-17-21, 10:38 AM
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The slope overall seems correct but there is a dip - birdbath within the pour slab.
This seems off to me because when dealing with a 72" width you would be able to avoid birdbaths.
Water is touching the bricks and these type of bricks are not durable, some had to be replaced around the patio perimeter because they were in contact with water/freezing and cause the bricks to disintegrate.
 
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The slope can't be correct. Water is being directed or held against the house. So now the question is will something be done about it? Those puddles will get awfully slippery in winter.
 
 

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