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I have a 6 inch slab on the side of my house that is 12'

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I have a 6 inch slab on the side of my house that is 12' wide. It slopes a total of 2.75 inches. I wish to pour additional concrete on top to level out. How thick should the shallow end be? I live in central Florida. No frost.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello. How are you doing! I'll be happy to assist you.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

You can make the shallow side 2" thick if you are doing a bonded overlay and use a non-shrink mix with smaller than typical aggregate.