Why Should You Fix Uneven Concrete?
No matter where you live, homeowners and business owners are dealing with damaged or sinking concrete on their sidewalks, driveways or patios. In Buffalo, our freezing winters and seeming endless bouts of rain can really do havoc on our concrete. As concrete ages, exposure to the elements caused it to begin to sink or crack. Not only will our surfaces look unattractive, but there are other things to worry about when you have unlevel concrete. If you’re undecided about repairing your concrete, here are some of the risks that uneven concrete can present.
It is your responsibility to keep your grounds maintained no matter if you are a homeowner or commercial property owner. It is very important to keep your guests and customers safe while on the premises. Keeping your concrete level is an easy way to avoid potential lawsuits that could cost end up costing you way more than it would cost to repair the surface in the first place. Uneven concrete is a trip hazard that can lead to falling and other accidents. You may not think to repair your concrete until after someone is hurt, which is why you should regularly inspect your concrete before there is an accident. Whether the steps are sinking from your front stoop of the walkway of your store is uneven, it is always more cost-effective to seek repairs from a reputable concrete maintenance company than to be liable for other people’s injuries.
Your home is one of the largest investments you’ll make. Why wouldn’t you want to protect it from future damage? Cracks above doorways or around window frames are indicators that your home is being subjected to setting force. You may even notice your floors becoming uneven, windows are harder to open, and doors won’t shut properly. If your home is built on a slab of concrete, it is only a matter of time before it worsens. Foundation problems can allow water to enter your home, causing even more damage. When you notice these things, be proactive and seek out a professional to inspect your home. They may be able to provide a solution that would help prevent future damage to your home.
Lower Property Value
It’s not a secret. Cracked and uneven is ugly and can really do a number on your home’s aesthetic. If you’re trying to sell your home, it may be frustrating when the offers you receive are not what you were hoping. If your driveway is less than attractive, potential buyers will form an initial opinion about your home before they enter the building. Even in the event, a buyer does offer to buy your home, they are likely to request repair costs at closing. Before putting your home on the market, take a look at your concrete. If it is less than perfect, take time to repair it. You don’t want to give potential buyers a bad impression when they are looking at your home.
Is your concrete settled, sunken or uneven? Let Bravo Concrete Maintenance level it. We provide a service better known as concrete raising, concrete leveling or even concrete lifting. This process raises and supports settled, sunken uneven concrete using the latest in polyurethane foam technology. This cost-effective alternative to replacing concrete can be done for half the cost of pouring new concrete. It can be completed quickly with minimal disruption and ready for use the same day. Find out more about Concrete Leveling. Contact Bravo! Concrete Maintenance today!