Our PolyLevel® Dealers Serving Idaho
Caldwell, ID 83607
Conditions where outdoor concrete has already begun to sink is not uncommon in Idaho and is often the result of shifting or a weak soil base or erosion. It causes driveways, sidewalks, walkways, concrete steps or patio areas to become tripping hazards and can effect property value.
Idaho, also known as The Gem State, hosts a variety of soil types, ranging in density and load-bearing capacities. Rugged and unspoiled landscape, much of the state is classified as protected wilderness. Larger than all of New England, networks of dams and locks make Lewiston the farthest inland seaport on the Pacific coast!
Soil in any environment can change, however. When the weight above the soil exceeds the soil below, the soil will compact and settle. Clay and silt can also cause soil to compact when it becomes dry. Regardless of the reason, once soil becomes compact, heavy concrete above the soil will sink and crack. It's a gravity thing!
While it is a very noticeable problem, with the right contractor, it can have a very simple solution.
Previously, sinking concrete was repaired by a technique called "mud jacking" that uses a thick slurry to fill in the gap underneath the sunken concrete. While effective, it is not the most efficient way to solve the problem, and adds more weight above the compacting soil.
Today, select contractors in Idaho are trained and certified to provide a better alternative to mud jacking. PolyLevel is a less intrusive, lighter weight solution that doesn't add more weight to the problem.
If you are seeing signs of sinking concrete on your property, have a contractor certified to provide the PolyLevel alternative to mud jacking take a look at it. The following Idaho contractors are trained and certified to provide a free estimate to solve your sinking concrete problem.
Recent job requests for PolyLevel in ID:
Project Location: S. 2100 E., Gooding, ID 83330
Comment: I have a hot tub slab that is 8'x8'. The dog has dug out 6-10" of dirt underneath about half of it. It hasn't sunk, or moved, but i want to fill in the gap before it does. Is your product a fit for this? If so, can i get an approximate cost. Don't need a hard bid at this point.
Project Location: Enterprise, Boise, ID 83705
Comment: Wanting to see if someone could come take a look at our dock ramp and see what is the best course of action.
Project Location: W Hidden Valley St, Boise, ID 83709
Comment: I have 2 sidewalks that have fallen an inch or so.
Project Location: S. Hood Ranch Pl, Meridian, ID 83642
Comment: Approximately 40'x12' Patio that has sunken and cracked. One section supports a 12'x'12 second story deck with two columns.
Project Location: W Wapoot Dr, Meridian, ID 83646
Comment: One of the slabs of concrete under my patio is dropping
Project Location: W Gillette Dr, Meridian, ID 83642
Comment: We have a concrete walk where one 2.5 x 3 ft slab has sunk about 3 inches compared to the driveway. We would like that slab (and possibly the adjoining slab as well) to be leveled.
Project Location: N. Nightingale Pl, Star, ID 83669
Comment: My garage slab teeters as we drive the car in and out. It's not by much and I can't see it 'move' when it's driven over. I'm trying to head off a bigger problem. There may be more voids from the hollow sound when a golf ball hits the ground. Thank you for your time.
Project Location: Osage Ln, Emmett, ID 83617
Comment: Poorly compacted sand beneath a three strip hand mix pour @ 10' x 10'. Small job!