Sinking Sidewalks Are a Slippery Slope

Alpharetta GA Concrete Sidewalk Repair and Leveling

It’s common for homeowners to install concrete sidewalks and walkways around and through their property. While concrete is an inexpensive and useful material for sidewalks and walkways, it can have problems. At the top of that list is sinking sidewalks. Are Your Sidewalks Sinking? Face it – concrete isn’t a “problem-solved forever” kind of material.  … Read more

Support Your Concrete Driveway Before Winter Sets In

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As the days get shorter and weather takes a turn for the worst, your concrete driveway is at greater risk from moisture-related damage. Some of the signs that a structure needs additional support include cracks, subsidence or an uneven surface. In many cases, these issues are the result of problems below the surface. Soil can  … Read more

A Better Foundation for Hardscapes with Concrete Lifting and Leveling

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When you are planning a new landscape, hardscapes probably feature heavily in the design. These features may include retaining walls, seating areas, water fountains, fire pits and outdoor kitchens. If you already have concrete surfaces, these areas can act as a foundation for hardscapes. Unfortunately, properties in and around Alpharetta often have problems with sinking  … Read more

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

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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

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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