Causes of Porch Sagging in Older Homes

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As homes age, it’s not uncommon for them to experience a variety of structural issues. One of the most common problems that homeowners encounter is porch sagging. Over time, porch supports can begin to weaken or fail, causing the porch to sink or sag. This not only detracts from the overall appearance of the home,  … Read more

What Can Cause Concrete Pool Decks to Sag?

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If you’re a homeowner with a concrete pool deck in North Georgia, you want to ensure it remains in good condition for years to come. However, over time, you may notice that your pool deck begins to sag or settle, which can cause concern. Poor Soil Quality Moisture intrusion, soil compaction or poor soil quality  … Read more

Reasons to Level Your Home’s Concrete Surfaces During the Summer

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It is not too late if you have overlooked your leaning concrete surfaces until now. Repeatedly neglecting these surfaces can lead to a host of problems, including cracked and uneven surfaces that can pose a safety hazard to your family and guests. Although summer is already here, there is still time to level uneven concrete  … Read more

Key Reasons You Should Lift and Level Concrete

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No matter where you go in your city, you are guaranteed to encounter damaged or sinking concrete at some point. You may even have surfaces that are in need of repair on your own property. Over time, concrete can sink or settle for a range of reasons. However, one of the most common causes is  … Read more

Seawall Repair Protects Surrounding Properties

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When you buy a property adjacent to a river, pond or lake, you may need to protect your property. Water is one of the most destructive forces on Earth when left unchecked. Wave surges can reach your landscape and property, causing flooding and potential damage. Water that infiltrates the soil below foundations can compromise buildings.  … Read more

Why Concrete Leveling Should Jump to the Top of Your Spring Repairs List

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As winter begins to subside and hints of warmer weather to come are more frequent, most homeowners’ minds turn to the outdoor spring-cleaning projects they want to tackle. While your to-do list may be long and filled with aesthetic-value upgrades, it’s important to make sure concrete leveling projects move to the front of the line.  … Read more

Concrete Floors are Great – Until They’re Not

If you’ve got a concrete floor, you know how nice they are. There’s nothing like gathering with family or friends where you don’t need to worry about the little things. Concrete is durable and easy to clean, and cheap to install. But what happens when the concrete settles and then cracks and sinks? Do you  … Read more

Sinking Concrete Steps? How it Happens & How to Fix It

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Sinking concrete steps outside your home is more common than you think. You may see them tilting to one side, settling lower so the top step is too far from the deck or pulling away from the home. It may also worry you that something is wrong with other areas of your home. Thankfully, many  … Read more

Inspect Your Lake Wall Regularly to Avoid Expensive Repairs

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Lakeshore properties are an attractive proposition for homeowners. Swimming, skiing, boating and fishing are just some of the activities you can enjoy. In many cases, the shoreline will reach the edge of your property. In these instances, a lake wall is installed to prevent erosion, flooding and damage. These structures are constructed from wood, concrete,  … Read more

Winter Soil Destabilization and Sagging Concrete

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Soil destabilization is not always obvious on the surface. There are various factors that can cause issues with your soil, which in turn can result in sagging concrete surfaces. It is important to address these issues, especially coming into winter when weather worsens. When concrete sags, the durability of the material is compromised. You will  … Read more