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 […]

Lift Dropped Porch in Woodstock

When a concrete porch drops because of settling, it can be a seemingly daunting problem. The good news is that Acme Concrete makes easy work of repairing most any concrete porch that has sunk. Acme Can Give Your Settled Porch a LIFT in No Time Unlike old messy mud jacking methods, Acme Concrete uses a modern […]

Concrete Porch Repair Crystal Lake

Not only was this concrete front porch unsightly, it was severely pitched toward the home. Any rainwater that collected on the porch would run to the home and eventually end up under the slab. Water ending up beneath the concrete only made the settling problem worse by washing away backfill material. Economical and Long Lasting Concrete Porch Repairs […]

Raising Sunken Crystal Lake Concrete

Here is another great example of what we see every day! This garage approach settled where it meets the driveway. In this case, the sinking concrete becomes a “self-perpetuating” problem. Since the garage approach had dropped lower than the driveway, the rain water was unable to drain properly. During rainfall events, water would run down the […]

Raising Apartment Complex Patios in Mt. Prospect

Acme Concrete Raising & Repair participated in a large renovation project in Mt. Prospect, IL.  Acme was contracted by a major restoration company to perform concrete raising services for 13 multi-story apartment buildings.  These buildings were receiving beautiful updates along with many ground improvements. The ground floor units of the apartment buildings were equipped with sliding glass doors leading to concrete […]

Polyjacking a Settled Crystal Lake Patio

Polyurethane Concrete Lifting or “Polyjacking” Saves Sunken Crystal Lake Patio Due to poor backfill material used by the home builder, this beautiful concrete patio was destined for trouble from the time of construction.  Although difficult to imagine from the photo, the outer left edge of this patio had dropped a full 5 inches! To make matters worse, the […]

Saving Settled Concrete in Crystal Lake

Restoring Proper Step Height, Pitch and Grade Aside from providing quick, quality service, our aim is to educate people about how we can save settled, sunken concrete. Too often people assume removal and replacement is their only option. This just isn’t true! We successfully provide customer after customer long-lasting solutions that result in existing concrete looking […]

Sidewalk and Patio Lifting in Dundee, IL

Correcting Drainage Issues in Dundee, IL No one wants to risk having water enter their home.  This is especially true for homeowners having finished basements. This project in Dundee is a great example of how we can help correct improper drainage and guard against water entering your basement. During heavy rain events, water would collect on […]