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    Asked Jun 12, 2008, 10:53 PM 2 Answers
    I have a large 3 tiered concrete water fountain (4 foot diameter of bottom tier) that leaks in the bottom tier. I left it uncovered last winter and it got a large crack in the bottom tier. I have tried to fix it with concrete patch stuff but it didn't hold up and started leaking again. The same thing happened when I tried "liquid nails". The patch jobs hold up for a while then they give way and I am back to the same old problem... a leak.

    Please Help! How can I fix my water fountain so it will hold water in all the tiers again? I would love to fix it up and enjoy it again, but my repairs are just not working.
    Any help here would be appreciated so much. Thank You.

    K. Newman

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    Last edited by TDCRRA; Jun 13, 2008 at 08:54 PM.
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    Jun 13, 2008, 08:16 AM
    When you say "large" do you mean wide or long?
    If you have a hairline crack, try Capt. Tolley's Crack Cure. If you are patient in applying it in several doses, you'll get good results.

    If you have a wide crack, I'd try JB Weld epoxy.

    Good luck,
    WallyH
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    Jan 6, 2011, 05:47 AM
    Take a grinder and go for it, clean it out real good with brush and blower, then apply bondo from the auto parts store for concrete on container, I sell fountains and describe how to do it on eBay in the guides section.
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