Slab-jacking is a proven alternative to concrete replacement dating back to the early 1930's.
Concrete settles for a variety of reasons. The #1 reason is that the base simply was not compacted properly before the concrete was poured. Over time the sub-base simply fails under the weight of the new slab and therefore settles. Slab-jacking is the proven answer. A series of small holes are drilled in the slab through which a grout and cement mix is pumped beneath the concrete slab. The grout under pressure depresses and helps stabilize the sub soil, fills the void and thus raises the slab to its proper grade. After the slab is lifted the holes are filled and patched with new cement.
Here are two clients for whom we lifted their concrete in 1992! They sent us a letter of referral in 2002, still happy 10 years later! If you're looking for an experienced slab-jacker, that's us!
March 14, 2002
To Whom It May Concern:
Re: Charlton's Concrete Correctors
On November 16, 1992, Charlton's slab-jacked our attached garage floor. The work was done in a professional, clean, and courteous manner. They arrived at the agreed upon time and date. I feel that we can recommend this firm to others in need of this service.
Carmel, IN 46033
March 11, 2002
In 1992 Charlton’s used their slab-jacking technique to raise our sunken sidewalk. This has proven to be very successful, also less costly then taking out our sidewalk, then pouring another. The holes drilled to insert the mix soon blended with the other concrete. We have been very satisfied with the results.
Mr. & Mrs. R. A. Shrote