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Make Your Summer Enjoyable By Avoiding Messy Mudjacking Concrete Repairs

Let's face it, uneven concrete is unsightly, lowers property value, and is dangerous. Whatever the problem is - sinking driveways, sidewalks, patios, or pool decks - they need to be fixed.

 

How can uneven concrete be fixed most effectively? "Mudjacking" comes to mind for many homeowners. This outdated, messy method could prevent them from fixing their concrete.

 

In Mudjacking, workers drill large holes in concrete and then inject a mixture of cement and soil beneath the surface. "Mud" is hydraulically pumped under considerable pressure and can lift cement slab sections back to their original positions.

 

The problem with traditional mudjacking is that the mixture pumped under the slab, combined with the weight of the concrete itself, can actually cause the slab to sink further if the soil beneath is unsupportive.

 

Pros

It can be the most affordable option

Concrete can be leveled for a period of time

 

Cons

This is not a permanent solution

Disruptive and messy

The large holes left in concrete by installers give it a polka dot appearance

It takes 1-4 days to return to service

 

Lifting and stabilizing concrete slabs is now possible with a modern solution that requires minimal disruption.

 

With PolyLevel®, homeowners can permanently level concrete. PolyLevel is a two-part foam that expands immediately upon injection beneath a settled slab. Compared to mudjacking holes, injection holes are much smaller.

 

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PolyLevel® expands many times its original volume, bringing sunken concrete back to its original level. The expanded polymer hardens within minutes and reaches 90 percent of its final strength. By doing so, the restored surface can quickly regain its full functionality. The result is that homeowners can walk on their driveway in less than 20 minutes after the concrete has been leveled with PolyLevel.

 

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Pros

A permanent solution that is affordable

It is non-invasive and less messy

Return to service immediately

Designed to be lightweight, yet strong

Eco-friendly

 

Cons

It can be more expensive than mudjacking

 

When you're tired of tripping over uneven concrete, choose the option that makes the most sense for you and your family. Interested in lifting and leveling your concrete with PolyLevel? Get your free estimate today!

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