American Waterworks provides services for sinking and uneven concrete throughout southeastern Minnesota, including greater Rochester and St. Paul. They are also available in western Wisconsin, and northern Iowa including Winneshiek, Allamakee, and Fayette counties.
Have you noticed treacherous cracks in your sidewalk, sinking sections of your driveway, or tilting concrete steps at your home? The changing seasons of Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin lead to soil erosion and weak soil base, which can cause the issue you're seeing. Luckily, PolyLevel, NexusPro and SealantPro.
Conditions where outdoor concrete has already begun to sink is not uncommon in Iowa 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.
Iowa, also known as The Hawkeye State, hosts a variety of soil types, ranging in density and load-bearing capacities. A mix of lakes, forests and wetlands comprise Iowa's diverse terrain.
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 Iowa 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 Iowa contractors are trained and to provide a free estimate to solve your sinking concrete problem.
Project Location: Aspen Drive, Atlantic, IA 50022
Search Request: polylevel system
Comment: Front driveway has fallen about 1 1/2 at the garage entrance.
Project Location: P.O. Box 151, Osceola, IA 50213
Comment: Interested in price
Project Location: Cedar Lane, Winterset, IA 50273
Comment: Need a small 6'x4' slab lifted an inch or so on one side. It is a small landing at the bottom of my stairs that has separated. New construction 4 hears old.
Project Location: Baywood Drive, Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054
Comment: I need part of my sidewalk at the N end of my driveway raised.
Project Location: 270th St., Carroll, IA 51401
Search Request: polylevel concrete lifting
Comment: Our cement leading into our 2 car garage has settled 1 to 2 inches and a connected sidewalk that goes from corner of garage to our front stoop (approximately 30 feet) has also settled but is worst by the stoop as it settled at least 4 inches. We also have a 6' by 10' pad by back garage door (walk-in) that needs leveling.
Project Location: Highway 92, Indianola, IA 50125
Comment: 30x50 Morton building. Was onsite when house was purchased. Slab is floating and cut into multiple sections. It is sinking in areas and causing gaps in our building that lets heat in during the summer and heat out during the winter. We are looking to update the building and add on to it so we are looking to level the current slab.
Project Location: W Valley Dr, Carroll, IA 51401
Comment: Would like driveway & patio quote
Project Location: N Cattail Crk, Cumming, IA 50061
Comment: Driveway cracks and cement sidewalk by garage tilted, needs to be leveled
Project Location: Trail Ridge Rd, Indianola, IA 50125
Comment: Front step is pulling away from porch
Project Location: East Main Street, Lawton, IA 51030
Comment: Need my driveway repaired. There are some cracks and settling.
Project Location: Parkhill Dr, Norwalk, IA 50211
Comment: Driveway is sinking in some areas. Specifically up near the garage and halfway up the driveway near the water shutoff valve.
Project Location: Jewell Avenue, Kingsley, IA 51028
Comment: I have concrete next to house that has settled and would like it raised. It has been mud jacked twice in the past 7 years and has settled again.
Project Location: SE 10th St, Grimes, IA 50111
Comment: I would like an estimate on lifting my driveway slabs up.
Project Location: West Cedar, Hinton, IA 51024
Comment: Two slabs of sidewalk and driveway entry
Project Location: 204th Trail, Albia, IA 52531
Comment: I have a slab floor on one end of a Morton building which has dropped 1 1/2 inches which now allows mice to enter. I would like to get this slab back into position to seal the building again.