Concrete Step Repair
Ensuring a secure entrance and exit for your home is essential, and damaged exterior concrete steps can put your loved ones’ safety at risk. Cracked and sinking exterior concrete steps detract from your home’s appearance and create a significant safety concern. Thankfully, the durable concrete lifting process provides a sustainable solution.
Ohio Basement Systems, the trusted concrete repair specialist in Northern Ohio, has the expertise and experience to restore your concrete steps efficiently and securely. Our exclusive concrete lifting solution, SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™, solves the issue with minimal disruption to your property and schedule.
This page offers valuable insights into a comprehensive solution that brings durability and peace of mind.
What is Concrete Step Repair?
Concrete step repair involves lifting, stabilizing, and restoring damaged, sinking, or cracked exterior concrete steps.
Traditional remedies like mudjacking, repouring, or replacement fail to provide long-term solutions, as they neglect the root cause of the problem.
Modern methods such as concrete lifting with polyurethane foam injections are superior alternatives. Ohio Basement Systems implements the proprietary PolyRenewal™ system, ensuring the longevity and safety of your steps.
Concrete lifting is pivotal in a more extensive, whole-home solution, safeguarding your home from the ground up.
Foundation piers may also be used to repair foundation damage, depending on the severity of the damage and its impact on your home.
Signs Your Exterior Concrete Steps Require Repair
It’s crucial to address concrete step damage promptly to prevent it from worsening. Signs indicating that your stairs need repair include:
- Visible cracks on the steps
- Uneven step levels
- Steps tilting or sloping
- Steps sinking into the ground
- Steps separating from your foundation
- Sinking porch
- Hollow sounds beneath the steps
- Pooling water or drainage issues
- Crumbling edges or corners
- Concrete pitting, flaking, and staining
Recognizing the signs of concrete damage and implementing quick repairs saves time and money.
Is Concrete Step Repair Necessary?
Yes. Delaying repairs to damaged concrete steps jeopardizes safety, limits repair options, and can escalate future costs. Taking quick action prevents further damage and ensures safety and longevity.
Exercise caution when considering repouring, mudjacking, or solutions offered by big-box stores, as these quick fixes are only temporary and fail to address the underlying issue.
In the broader context of home maintenance, timely concrete step repair complements Ohio Basement Systems’ comprehensive whole-home solution, preserving your property’s integrity and value.
What Are the Benefits of Concrete Step Repair?
Concrete step repair offers many benefits to you, your family, and your home:
Damaged steps can lead to falls and injuries. By lifting and stabilizing your stairs, we significantly reduce tripping hazards, ensuring safety for residents and visitors.
Prevent Additional Damage
Lifting settled stairs and sealing cracks halt the progression of damage to your steps and foundation.
Restored, pristine concrete steps enhance the look and value of your home. Our proprietary concrete lifting method leaves minimal trace of repair.
Our proprietary PolyRenewal™ system provides a longer-lasting solution than generic repair methods.
Utilizing our innovative products and professional installation is essential for optimal benefits. The PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting system is eco-friendly, quick to lift, and long-lasting. Relying on our expertise ensures your repair is done correctly the first time.
How Concrete Step Repair Works
Ohio Basement Systems’ experts execute the concrete step repair process with precision, following these steps:
- Assess your steps, determining causes of damage and appropriate repairs.
- Drill small holes into sunken areas of the steps.
- Place injection ports in the drilled holes.
- Mix a two-part, closed-cell polyurethane foam.
- Inject the high-density polyurethane foam underneath the concrete steps.
- The foam expands, filling voids and lifting the steps.
- Allow the foam to cure (approximately 15 minutes).
- Remove the injection ports and fill the holes.
- Seal cracks and joints with a protective sealant.
- Schedule yearly maintenance inspections to monitor your concrete steps.
As the leading concrete repair provider, our crews possess the skills to flawlessly execute this process, ensuring lasting results.
Why Our Step Repair is the Best Choice for Your Home
Ohio Basement Systems’ PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting solution distinguishes itself as a superior choice for concrete step repair, offering numerous advantages:
- Accuracy: Unmatched precision in lifting and ensuring stability.
- Non-Invasive: No need for bulky equipment or extensive digging.
- Lightweight: Significantly lighter than traditional concrete materials.
- Quick Curing: Sets in just 15 minutes, reducing downtime.
- Durability: Exceptionally resistant to environmental challenges.
- Adaptability: Suitable for a diverse range of concrete surfaces.
- Eco-Friendly: Designed with sustainable, non-toxic materials.
- Discreet: Nearly imperceptible repairs that blend seamlessly.
- Assured Upkeep: Annual maintenance plans ensure sustained excellence.
Contact Ohio Basement Systems for Concrete Step Repair Today!
You no longer need to tolerate hazardous, damaged steps. Trust Ohio Basement Systems for robust, long-lasting concrete step repair with our state-of-the-art PolyRenewal™ system.
Our expert technicians can swiftly restore the safety and beauty of your exterior stairs. The comprehensive process provides peace of mind, knowing that your concrete steps are secure today and for years to come. Contact us today to schedule a free, no-obligation inspection.
Exterior concrete steps can sustain damage for the same reasons other concrete structures fail, such as soil settling, soil washout and erosion, oversaturation, freeze-thaw cycles, and tree root growth. Ohio Basement Systems determines the cause of your concrete step damage and provides the best repair solution during a free inspection.
Concrete step repair costs vary based on the extent of the damage and the required repairs. The price of concrete lifting with polyurethane injections differs from pier installation for foundation-related issues. Contact Ohio Basement Systems for an accurate cost breakdown and financing options.
The timeline depends on the area requiring repair and the extent of damage, but concrete step repair with PolyRenewal™ polyurethane injections can typically be completed within a day. The foam cures in approximately 15 minutes, compared to the several days required for mudjacking or repouring. Contact Ohio Basement Systems to schedule a free inspection and estimate.
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