Leveling and Supporting Sunken Steps in Lake in the Hills, IL

Here is a great example of the capability of our polyurethane concrete raising system. These heavy concrete steps located in Lake in the Hills, IL had fallen to the point they were unsafe to use during wet or slippery conditions. At the lowest step, they had sunk into the ground approximately 6-inches. Only one 5/8-inch […]

Polyjacking Commercial Sidewalks

Poor sub-base and erosion are the common culprits when it comes to concrete sidewalks dropping from their original grade. When sidewalks settle, they typically do so slowly over several years time. In some situations where the entire structure drops evenly, it may not be very obvious – it can even be hard to tell it’s sinking. However, […]

Raising a Sunken Stamped Concrete Patio

Stamped concrete is absolutely beautiful! What a shame it is when decorative work like this suffers from settling. What’s worse is that many times when slabs drop due to poor sub-base, they can end up cracking. We routinely come across patios that have not only sunk but are also broken. Settled, cracked concrete (stamped or not) looks run down […]

Lifting a Dropped Porch in Schaumburg

Here is another great example of a concrete raising project utilizing polyurethane lifting foam. If you look closely in the photo, you can see the old patches from when this porch was previously mudjacked. It is also obvious by the photo how small the polyurethane injection holes are in comparison. Raising Dropped Concrete Helps Maintain […]

Lifting Commercial Sidewalks in Bloomingdale

Our polyurethane lifting system has many obvious technical advantages over mud jacking. However, we have become the simple choice for managers of commercial properties for many other reasons. Speed, cleanliness, and compact equipment are a few of the reasons. Sites such as apartment buildings, condominiums, shopping centers and office complexes can have a lot of […]

Concrete Lifting in Hawthorn Woods

Raising settled concrete with polyurethane is almost always the quickest, most economical thing to do when you have concrete that has dropped. But what about stamped or stained concrete? The answer is the same – raising your dropped slabs with polyurethane is still the preferred choice. In fact – polyurethane concrete raising (or poly-jacking) is even more […]

Fixing a Settled Porch in McHenry

This McHenry customer called us for an estimate to raise their front porch which had settled along the edge of the home. When we inspected the porch, we noticed many large, unsightly patches from a prior attempt to repair the porch by mud jacking it. According to the customer, mud jacking was able to raise […]

Commercial Sidewalks and Concrete Raising

Trip Hazards Along Curbs? Acme Makes Getting them Fixed Easy! When sidewalks settle along curbs, a couple of problems can occur. First and foremost are the very real safety hazards associated with uneven surfaces. A sudden change in elevation exceeding 0.25″ is the very definition of a trip hazard and can result in serious bodily injury to […]

Raise Sunken Steps In Elgin

When concrete settles, it is something that typically happens slowly over several years. It’s understandable when you use the concrete on a daily basis, whether it’s a sidewalk, stoop or set of steps, the fact that your concrete is dropping can be hard to detect. However, there are a few things that can make it painfully obvious […]

Concrete Raising & Leveling Warranties

BUYER BEWARE! Many Warranties Are Deceptive! If a company presents a warranty for a specified duration, it’s easy to assume the company would stand behind their work for that amount of time. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. In fact, many concrete raising companies offer warranties with Terms and Conditions that can eliminate all […]