Prepare Your Concrete Surfaces for a Home Sale

Home For Sale

If you are a fan of outdoor concrete surfaces, defects are not likely to go unnoticed. When it comes time to sell your home, structural issues can drive away potential buyers. Repairs can become costly, which will eat into any profit you make on the property. For some concrete defects, there is an affordable solution.  … Read more

Backyard BBQ Update

Patio Concrete Alpharetta GA

Another summer has come and gone, but the promise you made to yourself to upgrade that concrete pad that serves as your BBQ area still hasn’t happened. Concrete Slab or Pavers You want to upgrade that concrete pad by tearing it out and adding pavers. You got three local construction companies to come, measure and  … Read more

Lifting and Leveling of Non-Foundational Concrete

Pool and Patio Area

In some parts of your property, such as the basement, concrete is a foundation. When the concrete is supporting other structures including floors and load-bearing walls, any damage should be inspected by a specialist who understands structural integrity. If your concrete surfaces are not considered foundations, you may not need to incur excessive costs for  … Read more

How to Do a Garage Floor Renovation for a Craft Shop

Alpharetta GA Experienced Concrete Contractors

You’ve decided to renovate the garage into a craft shop for your ceramic business. You want to redo the concrete floor to have your company logo design sketched into the concrete floor and use a polished concrete epoxy to finish it. However, when you moved everything out and looked at the floor, you saw severe  … Read more

Repairing a Concrete Driveway is Easier Than You May Think

Concrete Driveway

Are you tired of bracing for the bump every time you pull into the driveway? If your suspension is under threat from uneven concrete, it may be time to consider some home maintenance. Repairing a driveway could save you money over the long term by prolonging the life of your car. Does the thought of  … Read more

Is Uneven Concrete a Friend or Foe When Kids Play Outside?

Children Playing

There are several classic tropes when kids are playing outside and the rules surrounding fairness. One particular scapegoat has always been the quality of the playing surface. If the concrete is uneven, the other team naturally has an unfair advantage, for instance. These rules are typically bendable to suit whoever least benefits from the state  … Read more

Spring Project: Lifting and Leveling Patio and Poolside Area

Pool and Patio Area

If spring means spending more time in the yard for you and your family, it is time to consider some minor renovations. Concrete patios and the poolside are vulnerable to sinking, which makes these areas unattractive and unsafe. Smooth and level surfaces enable you to create comfortable spaces outside your home. Concrete lifting and leveling  … Read more

Sunken Poolside Concrete is a Disaster Waiting to Happen

Pool Concrete Alpharetta GA

Your poolside area absorbs a significant amount of water from splashing, wet feet and moving pool equipment or toys. As a consequence, concrete poolside surfaces may begin to sink. The most likely cause of this is voids forming in the soil substrate. Moisture intrusion is one of the major reasons that voids develop in soil.  … Read more

Thinking of Replacing a Sinking Driveway on a Budget?

Home Renovations Concrete Alpharetta GA

Cutting corners when replacing a driveway is not generally a great idea. From cheaper materials to improvised construction techniques, there are several ways things could go wrong. When you are considering installing a new driveway due to concrete sinking, you are also dealing with a more complicated situation. Sagging or sinking surfaces are typically the  … Read more

Slab Jacking: Mud vs. Polymer?

Alpharetta GA Concrete Sidewalk Repair and Leveling

There are times when your concrete patio, porch or walkway in Alpharetta will sink and become uneven. This not only looks unattractive and lowers your property value, it poses a trip hazard for your family and guests. Slab Jacking is a method to raise these leaning or sinking slabs of concrete without replacing them; but  … Read more