Everybody wants perfect long lasting concrete surfaces, so having a better understanding of strength and weakness of concrete is a great place to start. This article from the Portland Cement Association, one of the leading concrete authorities, will walk the reader through each surface defect and discuss in detail, its cause, its prevention and how to repair the defect.
The use of Magnesium Chloride, also sometimes referred to as MAG, as an ice melter to melt the ice on concrete sidewalks, driveways or roads can be deadly. Why take the risk? There is much scientific information and evidence on the concrete damaging effects of magnesium chloride.