Concrete Crack Repair
Cracked concrete is a common problem, but it’s not one to be ignored. Concrete issues affect your property’s aesthetics and can be a red flag for underlying problems and potential future damage.
Dealing with these concrete troubles can be distressing for homeowners. At Ohio Basement Systems, we provide an effective solution to these concerns. Our exclusive SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting system is designed to lift sunken concrete slabs and help close cracks, ensuring stability and enhanced curb appeal.
For more than 20 years, homeowners in Northern Ohio have trusted in this state-of-the-art repair process. Now, it’s your turn to experience the innovation and excellence for yourself. As experts in the field, our primary objective is to provide tailored guidance and solutions for your home.
This page outlines how our specialized services enhance your property’s safety.
What is Concrete Crack Repair?
Concrete crack repair is an inclusive process that addresses surface damage caused by unstable soil and oversaturation. It’s important to note that simply filling concrete cracks with caulk or similar materials is not a sustainable solution, as it only masks the underlying issues.
Ohio Basement Systems takes concrete repair to the next level with our PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting process. Instead of just patching cracks, we gently raise sunken sections, ensuring visual improvement and long-lasting stability.
Our proprietary concrete lifting system is integral to our whole-home solutions, emphasizing aesthetics and safety. PolyRenewal™ focuses on stabilizing concrete, often reducing visible cracks and sealing them after the slab solidifies.
Signs Your Home Needs Concrete Crack Repair
Concrete cracks can develop on various surfaces around your home, including:
If you’ve noticed any of the following signs, it’s time to consider a repair solution:
- Visible and growing cracks in concrete surfaces
- Cracks wider than ¼”
- Uneven or sinking concrete slabs
- Tripping hazards
- Concrete sinking away from the house
- Cracked walls or damaged siding above sunken concrete
- Crumbling edges
- Concrete pitting, flaking, and staining
- Water pooling on the concrete after rain
- Weeds growing in between concrete sections
Early identification of concrete cracks and related damage allows for less invasive repairs, protecting your investment and preventing further costly damage.
Is Concrete Crack Repair Necessary?
Concrete crack repair is not an option; it’s a necessity.
Beware of quick fixes and traditional solutions like mudjacking, which don’t address the root cause of the problem. Identifying and promptly repairing concrete damage prevents further damage, prolonging the lifespan of your slabs and ultimately saving you money.
Acting early also optimizes the effectiveness of solutions like PolyRenewal™, because it is a crucial component of our comprehensive home solution.
The Benefits of Concrete Crack Repair
Concrete crack repair offers several advantages, including:
Lifting uneven, sunken areas of concrete rids your property of trip hazards. Sealing cracks prevents further fractures that could harm loved ones or damage vehicles. Overall, concrete repair improves your home’s safety.
Avoid Further Damage
Polyurethane foam injected under compromised concrete slabs stabilizes the ground beneath to prevent continued sinking and settlement. This protects your concrete investment and prevents further deterioration.
Enhanced Appearance and Value
Cracked and uneven concrete looks unsightly and diminishes property value. Our specialized products and skilled team make cracked surfaces look brand new again, restoring your concrete to its original, smooth appearance.
Extend Concrete’s Lifespan
Minor cracks become major repairs if left untreated. Concrete lifting and stabilization treatments protect the integrity of the slab and prevent the need for complete slab replacement. Our products strengthen concrete surfaces and ensure their longevity.
We encourage homeowners to utilize our proprietary PolyRenewal™ system to maximize these benefits. Our exclusive products outperform generic solutions by providing superior performance and durability.
How Our Concrete Crack Repairs Work
To fully address concrete cracks, Ohio Basement Systems follows precise steps when installing the PolyRenewal™ system:
- Drill small, penny-sized holes into the affected concrete.
- Place injection ports into the holes.
- Mix the two-part, closed-cell polyurethane foam.
- Inject the foam under the concrete slabs.
- Allow the foam to expand, fill voids, and properly cure (approximately 15 minutes).
- Ensure proper slab lifting and soil stabilization.
- Remove the injection ports and fill the drilled holes.
- Apply sealant to cracks and joints to prevent future damage.
- Schedule annual maintenance for your concrete slabs’ protection.
As industry leaders, Ohio Basement Systems’ concrete repair process is efficient, minimally invasive, and provides long-lasting results.
Why Our Concrete Crack Repair is the Best Choice for Your Home
Ohio Basement Systems’ PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting technology is the superior option for concrete lifting and crack repair for many reasons:
- Precision: Our polyurethane injection technique expertly targets and accurately lifts settled concrete slabs.
- Minimally Invasive: Small access points eliminate the need for heavy equipment or extensive excavation.
- Lightweight Material: Closed-cell foam adds strength without overburdening existing foundations.
- Fast Results: The foam cures in just 15 minutes for immediate stability and minimal downtime.
- Resiliency: Endures environmental pressures for long-lasting concrete slab repairs.
- Versatility: Suitable for various concrete surfaces and applications.
- Eco-Friendly: Formulated with non-toxic, sustainable materials designed to last.
- Discreet: Seamlessly integrates into the landscape with virtually invisible repairs.
- Quality Craftsmanship: Annual maintenance plans affirm our commitment to long-term performance and protection.
Contact Ohio Basement Systems for Concrete Crack Repair Today!
If your property’s concrete displays damage like settlement, cracks, or uneven sections, the time to act is now. The longer repairs are delayed, the worse the damage can become. To protect and enhance the value of your home, trust the expertise of Ohio Basement Systems.
As the region’s trusted leader in concrete repair, Ohio Basement Systems brings unmatched quality and experience to homeowners across Northern Ohio seeking effective concrete solutions. With our specialized solutions and dedicated services, your concrete concerns will be a thing of the past. Contact us today to schedule a free inspection and no-obligation repair estimate.
Replacing concrete by demolishing it and repouring cement does not tackle the root of the problem. However, it’s often the only viable solution if the concrete has sustained significant damage. Repairing cracking and sinking concrete with PolyRenewal™ addresses underlying sources and provides lasting protection. Contact Ohio Basement Systems to learn more and to schedule a free inspection.
We do not use conventional fillers to address concrete cracks. Our approach involves injecting polyurethane foam under concrete to lift and stabilize it. While we may not perform traditional “repair” on concrete cracks, we are often able to close them and apply a silicone-based sealant to both cracks and joints once the concrete is stabilized. Contact us to learn more and to schedule a free inspection and estimate.
The concrete lifting process can typically be completed within one day, depending on the severity of the damage and the scope of the job. The PolyRenewal™ foam cures in 15 minutes, so you can use the surface shortly after. Ohio Basement Systems experts provide an accurate installation timeline during a free inspection appointment.
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