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Sinking Slab? Save Your Concrete Without Replacing It Southwest Marietta, GA
brick wall that used to be cracked under a patio door after masonry repair

Is your concrete driveway or patio sinking? Concrete is an excellent material for slabs, patios and driveways, but it isn’t indestructible. Weather cycles and house settling can both cause your concrete to sink, leaving you with an uneven, unsightly mess. Let’s look at some frequent questions regarding sinking and uneven concrete slabs.

Do You Need to Replace Your Concrete?

Usually, the first question homeowners ask when their concrete sinks is, does it need to be completely replaced? While you certainly can choose to tear up the existing slab and start from scratch, it is by far the most expensive way to solve the problem. Fortunately, the good news is that replacement isn’t the only way to care for that sunken concrete. Unbelievably, your concrete can be lifted and repaired at about half the replacement cost.

Why Do You Need to Repair Your Sinking Concrete?

You may wonder why you need to repair your sinking concrete at all. One of the most important reasons to get your sinking concrete repaired and leveled now is because it will only get worse from here on out. Water can pool in the recessed area and seep into the cracks. As the water pools underneath, it can freeze, which expands the cracking, worsening the problem.

Along with the worsening condition of the concrete and the increasing likelihood of a need to replace it at full cost, leaving the uneven concrete as it stands is a safety hazard. While your family is aware of the unlevel surface, others who come to your home do not. Add to that the many times we all race out the door or get distracted, and the chance of injury is high.

How Can a Sunken Concrete Slab Be Repaired?

One of the best ways to repair recessed concrete is to lift it using polyurethane foam. The foam is environmentally safe. It uses nearly invisible holes, it’s lightweight and best of all, the raised concrete can be used immediately after the repairs are finished.

You can count on Anglin’s Foundation & Masonry Repair to do the job right. We use polyurethane foam to raise concrete slabs of all types. So, when you call Anglin’s, you can count on us. We fix it for life the first time. Contact us now for a free quote.

Posted on behalf of John Anglin, Anglin’s Foundation & Masonry Repairs

 

 

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Our Client Reviews

Anglin's Foundation & Masonry Repairs

4.8 / 5.0

Based on 55 reviews

Tammy S.

From start to finish, everyone at Anglin's was amazing! Gus was responsive, always answered his phone, knowledgeable, professional, honest and fair. He went above and beyond to make a stressful situation less stressful. Scheduling was a breeze and the crew that arrived on the job (on time, I might add) were courteous, respectful and efficient. They allowed me to watch and take pictures, and explained the process step-by-step, as well as what results were to be expected. Iggy was so knowledgeable, professional and amazing. He was able to pin point a problem that 2 other competing companies couldn't explain or relay in layman's terms what needed to be done and why. He was an absolute superstar in easing the mind of the buyers purchasing the house. His 27 years experience was so valuable. Shelly was quick to send paid invoices and warranty information. Everyone did an amazing job and I would recommend them highly.

Penelope Greensmith

I cannot say enough good things about GUS at Anglin’s Foundation and Masonry! GUS, was fast and gave a free estimate on raising, reattaching and fixing my brick stairs. I will be sure to post before and after photos! Thank you GUS for your no nonsense, straight forward approach! Thank you for listening to me! The Greensmith’s

Regina Renee Kalasz

Today was a install of a 2nd beam for our house... first one was easy, 2nd one gave them a run for their money. But they stuck it out and got it done! Awesome work! I'd throw a + behind my 5 stars if I could. Sorry I held your crew up, but they were determined to get it done with no issues. So shout out to your team Chris, Leo and Dan!

Scott Lapin

The team that lifted our chimney was prompt, courteous and efficient. Other then the repair, you simply could not tell they were even there despite the fact they had to remove part of our deck to do the work. I would HIGHLY recommend them.

Melissa Reed

Diagnosis and estimate from a picture, arrived as scheduled, done in just a couple hours and results were absolutely amazing. Price, workmanship, clean up - everything was absolutely 5 star!! Highly recommend these folks!!! I must add, 2 other well known and much advertised companies came out and estimated 6x the work and price, claiming we had more issues than what was actually going on. These guys call it like it is - honesty and integrity are hard to find in construction.

Dana Brennan

This crew is top notch. Worked with the office and mainly with Gus on site who was great. Showed up early, super knowledgeable, tons of experience. We really felt served in the way he recommended only what needed to be done and at a great price. Had another company wanting to add in other extras and unnecessary work. HIGHLY recommend Anglin!!

Aaron Gray

Quick to call back and totally honest. I wasn't sure if I had a foundation issue or a flooring issue but after a few questions, Nathan helped to figure out that it thankfully wasn't a foundation issue. Insteand of trying to sell me a job, Nathan helped me to make a good decision. I hope I never have foundation issues but if I do, this is the company I'm hiring.

Jake Herman

Another masonry contractor referred us to Anglin because we had a concern about the structural integrity of our chimneys. We were told that they were the best people to talk to. I called them and they actually came by to assess my house within two hours. Although I was fully prepared to spend a lot of money to stabilize my chimneys, he did a full assessment and very honestly told me that my chimneys were fine and just needed some caulking where the mortar met the brick. I greatly respect his expertise and honesty and would recommend him without reservation.

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John Anglin

John Anglin "I Fix It For Life
the First Time"

Anglin's Foundation & Masonry Repairs 1027 Oregon Trail Southwest Marietta GA, 30008
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