How do you dissolve cement?
Then, how do you dissolve concrete at home?
Spread your phosphoric acid or trisodium phosphate over the concrete area you want to clean first, using a mixture with water that's recommended by the individual manufacturer. Use a brush to scrub the acid into the concrete. These are weaker acids that just might work to dissolve a sufficient amount of concrete.
Secondly, what can break down concrete? Tool #1: Sledgehammer When thinking about breaking up concrete, most of our minds jump straight to jackhammer. But you can probably do the work with a metal sledgehammer and a little elbow grease. Sledgehammer is the best tool to use if the slab of concrete is three inches thick or less.
Likewise, people ask, does vinegar dissolve concrete?
Vinegar will dissolve concrete - but will take a LOT of contact time as vinegar is a mild acid. Certainly not good for it, especially if clay, concrete, asbestos-concrete, or metal.
Will sugar water dissolve concrete?
Dry sugar has no effect on hardened concrete, but sugar solutions can be very corrosive.” The concrete typically begins to soften in 20 to 30 minutes, at which point you should rinse it off with water.