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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 … Continue reading

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Dropped slab in Hawthorn Woods, IL

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 … Continue reading

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When this Elgin customer called us, they had recently purchased a new home. Along with the new home, the customer inherited a very unsafe sidewalk!  The sidewalk led to the front door from another sidewalk leading to their driveway.  In … Continue reading

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Concrete sidewalks typically border parking areas near commercial properties.  This type of sidewalk is often constructed alongside a curb requiring people to step up or down. Stepping up or down typically occurs without much thought or effort. People are usually going about their day and don’t often … Continue reading

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Sunken Concrete Patio in Inverness

Uneven concrete is unsafe as it can create tripping hazards.  Uneven concrete is also unsightly and can make a property look run down and not maintained.  Raising low spots and matching them with surrounding concrete surfaces can provide dramatic results. Raising and leveling concrete also helps … Continue reading

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Settled Sidewalk in Bartlett, IL

Mudjacking used to be one of the primary ways to deal with sunken, settled concrete until polyurethane injection became available on the residential marketplace.  Clearly the better repair choice, our injection process utilizes superior lifting materials that raise and permanently support concrete … Continue reading

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Sunken Crystal Lake, IL Concrete Step

Many times, washout is caused by improper drainage from gutters not discharging water far enough away from a home or business.  There are also times where washout is caused by human error – better known as a mistake.  In this particular situation, a … Continue reading

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