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SAKRETE 50 lb. U.S. Cold Patch
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SAKRETE

50 lb. U.S. Cold Patch

  • Easy to use - just place and tamp or drive over
  • Environmentally friendly, odorless, and no oily mess
  • Use in wet or dry conditions, in any temperature.

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U.S. Cold Patch is one of the safest, most effective asphalt repair products available. An environmentally-friendly, ready to use recycled asphalt product. Use to permanent patching of potholes, cracks and other defects in blacktop and concrete. Convenient 50 lb. size.

  • Stronger and easier to use than other pothole repair products
  • Drive on immediately after use
  • Odorless recycled material that greatly reduces harmful VOCs typically found in other products
  • Easy to use

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Where can I get it?

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Raleigh, NC
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August 31, 2016
Your web-page says this product is not available in my local north Raleigh, NC store or any other Home Depot within a hundred miles. I think a few bags of either Quikrete or Sakrete cold blacktop repair would do the job for me. The price (around $12 or $14 per 50# bag) sounds reasonable but I don't want to spend a fortune having it shipped in from afar. Why isn't it stocked here? Can you order me some for store pickup without a shipping charge?
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September 1, 2016
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. Unfortunately, this item is not available within a 100 mile radius. Please visit or call your local home depot store to confirm special ordering options. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot.
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September 1, 2016
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Talk to the ProDesk and ask about ordering it for you. It would be shipped to the directly to the store.
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Can this product be used to level sunken areas or holes where there is no broken pavement?

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April 14, 2016
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Yes, I have used US cold patch over the last several years on multiple cracked areas of driveway
as well as to even out depressions and it has worked very well for me. After a couple months you can
even use driveway sealer on it. I actually like the product very much for this purpose.
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December 15, 2015
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No, this material can only be used in holes where it is contained on all 4 sides.
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How long does Cold Patch take to harden?

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I used cold patch to cover an area 2' x 20'. In hindsight, I probably should have used hot asphalt to save $. I used a tamper and water filled roller to compact it. I have it down 2 days now and it's still somewhat loose. How long does it take to harden?
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October 24, 2015
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US Cold Patch hardens as it is tamped and therefore compacted. The base under US Cold Patch has to be sound, that is, hard.
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October 9, 2015
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The US Cold Patch should only be used in areas no greater than 3' x 3' and should be contained on all sides. If it is used in a larger area than recommended the material will continue to displace instead of compact. It may not ever fully harden because of the fact that it is constantly displacing itself. In areas greater than 3' x 3' we would always recommend a hot patch be installed.
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How much do I need?

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We have a crack to patch that is 50 feet long, 2 inches deep and 2 inches wide. How many 50 lbs bags do I need?
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September 25, 2015
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The U.S. Cold Patch cannot be used for this type of repair. The maximum length of your repair can only be 3' x 3' in either direction. This span is too great and the material will displace and not compact properly. You should use a hot patch for this repair.
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September 23, 2015
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Thank you for your inquiry. You would need 3 bags to complete your project. To determine how much you need for your next project, a calculator can be found at: http://www.sakrete.com/products/calculators.cfm
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50 lb. U.S. Cold Patch is rated 2.8 out of 5 by 32.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Complete fail The product was dry and loose, with a consistency varying between large gravel and fine sand. The worker I hired to install this product watched an instructional video with me and followed the instructions on the bag to the letter, applying 8 bags of product to a 3 inch deep squared-off hole in 3 lifts, tamping firmly between applications, and finishing it off by driving my car over the entire area twice (10 passes). Other reviewers noted that the product stuck to the tamper when applying. Unfortunately, this didn't happen in my case. The product didn't stick to the tamper, the existing asphalt to which it was applied, or itself. There was no adherence, even after a week. I called the manufacturer to get approval to return the product for a refund, called back my worker to dig it up and rebag it, called Home Depot Customer Service to ensure the return was approved, and went back to the store for a refund. A clerk at the returns desk fussed that the product wasn't presentable for resale, but grudgingly issued the refund when I told him I was told to return it for refund because it was defective. Of course there was no refund for my worker's labor. I've had no trouble with competing brands of cold patch asphalt, as long as the product is still "fluid" in the bag. This product was still soft in the bag, so there was no way to tell by feel if it was old, and there was no date stamp on the bag. Since the reviews on this product are inconsistent, do yourself a favor and buy a single test bag first if you're considering paying more for its touted superior quality and environmental benefit. And note that in case of failure, refund or replacement is at the manufacturer's discretion, per the warranty printed on the back of the bag.
Date published: 2016-08-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Seems bad at first but then... I had a lot to patch so I tried 3 different brands. While I was using them, this one seemed to be the poorest quality. One month later, I think it has made the best patch. There was another kind I had used in the past that was easy to set and made just as good of a patch. Of the three that I could find at the hardware stores on this specific occasion, this one was the best. The fine sand and granules stuck to my tamper. Pro tip: just drive over it several times to set it like in the video of the product page. I didn't trust the patch at first so I would aim for it everytime I roll into my driveway. Maybe that helped.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst product ever Bought a bag to fill a pot hole because it was the only cold patch at Home Depot. When I opened the bag it was dry and had no adhesive qualities whatsoever. It appeared to be old asphalt pulverized and shoveled into a bag. Never got solid after tamping so I dug it back out and mixed in some liquid tack-kote hoping it would bind it together and adhere to the asphalt. This only made it spongy and my foot sunk into it as I stepped onto it after tamping it repeatedly for a 1/2 hour. The pot hole was 1'x1.5'x2inches deep. I work on a road department and we patch potholes with cold patch when the weather is too cold for hot asphalt to be manufactured and I have never seen a product as bad as this. I think if I had dumped coffee grinds into the hole I would have gotten the same results. I would think sakrete would have quality controls to prevent this and I would think Home Depot would screen all their supplier so they didn't wind up selling inferior or defective product. I am disappointed with both companies because after reading other reviews this is not new information.
Date published: 2016-09-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't waste your money I don't know if I got an old batch of the bags. But when I put some in the hole was like putting down rocks and dirt. No consistency at all. Do not compact at all. Taking the other bags back right now
Date published: 2016-09-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worked Well had pothole at beginning of Driveway. Cleaned, Filled and Tampered down.. Solid in 1 day
Date published: 2016-10-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Consistent With Product Description Have been using "do it yourself" driveway maintenance products for nearly 30 years. My job required 12 sacks (50 lb. wt.) of U.S. Cold Patch. Use this one according to directions: clean the receiving surface, open the plastic bag, spread well with the flat side of a bow rake (feathering out the edges), I started the compaction with a hand held plate tamper (watch out for material sticking to the plate surface, clean by scraping with the flat side of the bow rake), I rolled over the asphalt with the driver side front tire of my SUV 1-2 times with a helper guiding me from curbside. For you asphalt paving aficionados, you can refine your job by fine feathering the edges with Latexite Trowel Patch and sealing the whole job (I would wait at least 1 month) with a quality driverway sealer. Hope this was helpful.
Date published: 2014-05-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Poor Product - Else I got a bad unit I purchased the 50 lb. U.S. Cold Patch to fill some depressions on my asphalt surfaced drive way last summer. A very dissappointing experience. The summary is that, the product (black stones) will not bond together. The loose stones came apart in a few days. The product looked liked stones just painted with black paint. Poor adhesion/bonding. Sometimes I wonder if Home Depot quality tests some of these products before selling them. Could be a I got a defective product. BTW, I read and as per the instructions on a warm 70% week in MD.
Date published: 2015-03-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not work! I used this product to patch some large cracks in my driveway. I carefully prepped the cracks, removed plants and soil, filled with sand, then packed this stuff in. I pounded it in tight according to directions. Once we drove cars over it, loose stones started coming out. I did the job during the summer. The following spring, the cracks had so many weeds sprouting it looked like I planted a garden in the cracks instead of using this product. Quite simply, it did not work and was a huge waste of a couple of hot, exhausting days of work.
Date published: 2015-07-09
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