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Jun 12, 2008, 10:53 PM
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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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 (http://www.captaintolley.com/). 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 (http://jbweld.net/products/jbweld.php) epoxy.

Good luck,

Jan 6, 2011, 06:47 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.