Concrete Raising / Municipal Concrete Raising

Municipal Concrete Raising

Acme Concrete Raising & Repair uses state-of-the-art technology to provide concrete raising and leveling solutions to local municipalities’, as well as commercial and residential customers.  No longer protected by US patent, and used on Department of Transportation projects involving roads and bridge approaches, Acme uses Polyurethane Foam Injection – an incredibly strong, long lasting repair method.  This state-of-the-art repair technology takes a fraction of the time of replacement.  We serve the Western, North and Northwest suburbs of Chicago. Acme’s professional and courteous staff provides free, no-hassle proposals in electronic and printed format for your convenience, most times on-the-spot.

 

Your Municipality Does Not Have to “SETTLE” for Mudjacking!

Acme’s modern concrete raising equipment and materials arrive in self-contained, compact trailers.  No mud, no mess.  Our method results in the best repair possible, outperforming competition. Using advanced methods, our raising method can be described in three easy steps:  Drill, Fill, and Patch!

Breaking out and replacing concrete walkways, stoops, sidewalks, slabs or other structures due to settling concrete can be expensive and disruptive. Acme Concrete Raising & Repair provides polyurethane concrete lifting as a permanent and economical solution. Repairing settled concrete also eliminates the need for replacement, saving time, money, and reducing waste in landfills.  Acme “Thinks Green!”

Acme Concrete Raising & Repair uses advanced methods and sophisticated equipment while providing highly effective and impressive results for your concrete leveling needs. Our professional staff will provide free, no-hassle proposals and work with your schedule to help keep operations running!

Repairs can typically be performed during normal business hours, however, we offer flexibility for areas comprised of high traffic.  Repairs can be scheduled for nights and/or weekends.  Our scheduling offers flexibility to help avoid and minimize service disruption to your municipality – saving precious time.  Areas we commonly deal with are:

  • Curbs & Gutter
  • Sidewalks
  • Steps and Stoops
  • Garage & Shop Floors
  • Ramps
  • Interior Floors
  • Parking Lots

Contact us today to have an estimator evaluate settled structures at your Municipal location. Acme Concrete Raising & Repair will promptly prepare an estimate for your review.  Acme:  (815)-264-2200

We Live Up to Your Municipality’s High Expectations

Acme performs “modern concrete raising services” – a quick, clean and non-invasive repair compared to other older methods.

Unlike some of our competitors, our concrete raising services DO NOT involve…

  • Mixing mud slurries or grouts
  • Hydraulic actuated pumps
  • Large, unsightly construction equipment
  • Washing out equipment after work completion
Municipal concrete lifting
Lift and support concrete walkway for a municipality.
Eliminating trip hazards at a community center
Raising concrete for a local Park District
Step 1 – DRILL
Step 1 - Drill

Holes about the size of a dime are drilled into the settled concrete slab.  Special injection ports are then installed allowing a clean, controlled injection of the polyurethane lifting foam.

Step 2 – FILL
Step 2 - Fill

A polyurethane injection gun is securely attached to the ports. Controlled injections are performed resulting in a two-part polymer flowing through the space between the structure and its failed subbase. The polymer forms a structural foam that fills voids while raising and leveling the settled structure.

Step 3 – PATCH
Step 3 - Patch

Once the concrete has been raised, the lifting material is fully cured in about 15-minutes, allowing immediate, unrestricted use of the area. The injection ports are then easily removed and the holes are filled with a high quality grout leaving them virtually unnoticeable.

Our goal is to provide long lasting, economical solutions that eliminate the need to remove and replace settled concrete. We proudly service the Western, North and Northwest Chicago suburbs.

 

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