Our PolyLevel® Dealers Serving Indiana
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Conditions where outdoor concrete has already begun to sink is not uncommon in Indiana 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.
Indiana, also known as The Hoosier State, hosts a variety of soil types, ranging in density and load-bearing capacities. Mostly flat with some rolling hills, Indiana soil primarily consists of glacial sands, gravel and clay, which is great for farmland.
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 Indiana are trained and 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 to provide the PolyLevel alternative to mud jacking take a look at it. The following Indiana contractors are trained and to provide a free estimate to solve your sinking concrete problem.
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Recent job requests for PolyLevel in IN:
Project Location: Greenlawn Way, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Comment: Front sidewalk to porch and driveway slab closest to garage has both settled and rebar is exposed
Project Location: Fairway Drive, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Comment: My driveway sunk 2 inches at the garage slab and 3 inches at the street. I just want it restored.
Project Location: The Pines Rd, Batesville, IN 47006
Comment: I have a slab that has settled about an inch causing water coming off the lawn to pool rather than flow off the driveway. This is causing a backup of water by my garage service entrance door. I can supply photos.
Project Location: Mamie Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46835
Comment: One front corner of my garage door has cracked and sunk. Getting a new garage door in a few weeks.
Project Location: W 350 N, Angola, IN 46703
Comment: We built a pool house 10 years ago. It was built like a pole barn and then the concrete slab was poured inside and around it. One corner has settled 1-1.5 inches and is a trip hazard. Can you help?
Project Location: E 500 N, Anderson, IN 46012
Comment: Pool concrete cracking and sinking
Project Location: Riley Ave, Greenfield, IN 46140
Comment: Concrete front porch cracked and sinking by front door. about 7'x 6' area is involved estimate about an inch or so drop at one end and tapers up from there
Project Location: Deerfield Dr, Charlestown, IN 47111
Comment: Steps have separated on front of house.
Project Location: Crestview Dr, New Albany, IN 47150
Comment: We have found about a 2-foot tunnel like void under the concrete slab in the crawl space. Can only be accessed via the basement. Wondering if polylevel might be a solution.
Project Location: E. Monroe St., Franklin, IN 46131
Comment: I have a set of concrete steps at my back door that have sunk 8-10". Previous owners built wood steps to cover, but I'd like to investigate the option of lifting the old steps.
Project Location: Round Lake, Greenwood, IN 46143
Comment: Small portion of sidewalk has sunk causing a tripping hazard
Project Location: Timber Grove Pl, Beech Grove, IN 46107
Comment: One section of sidewalk coming to the front door has dropped about 1 1/2 inches from the other sections.
Project Location: Sussex Circle, Noblesville, IN 46062
Comment: Have a sinking spot in my garage that is allowing rain runoff to flow into the garage, and a gap under the garage door on the left side.
Project Location: Timbrook Circle, Beech Grove, IN 46107
Comment: I have a piece of concrete that has sunk a little around my pool
Project Location: Tahoe Road, Carmel, IN 46033
Comment: I have a 14' by 18' concrete patio that has settled several inches from its original location and I would like to get an estimate to lift this back.