When it comes to home repairs and concrete unevenness, it’s key to find an effective way to lift concrete slab floors, without a costly, timely, and ineffective procedure. The need to find an experienced company that has done extensive and successful concrete slab lifting is crucial. PolyMagic, a leading concrete lifting company in the Kansas City area, recommends finding a skilled company to use poly-leveling technology for in-home repairs.
Tripping hazards within the concrete in your home are not only dangerous for others, but can also be costly if handled incorrectly by a contractor. Cracks and uneven concrete are typically found within your concrete slab floors, and can be in the hard-to-reach areas. In addition to the appearance and safety issues, your home loses value when you decide to sell.
PolyMagic has several reasons they recommend poly leveling as the most effective method of lifting. The first reason is that the polyurethane machine only needs to very small area to drill a hole into and get the job done. PolyMagic’s polyurethane foam method uses the concrete slab as a means of delivering poly foams that raise concrete, fill voids, and stabilize soils. A 5/8” hole is strategically drilled through the slab into the subgrade. Then, a tapered delivery port is installed into the hole. The injection gun is connected to the port, releasing polyurethane material through the port and slab. Expansion of the material occurs within seconds, raising the concrete.
The second reason that utilizing poly is an effective way to lift concrete slab floors is the clean work area. The poly holes are very small, and the mess is very minimal.
The last thing you want inside of your home is a huge mud trail and equipment needed to perform mudjacking. This is not the ideal situation for an in-home project, and some mudjacking companies even refuse to complete work inside of a residence because of the mess. The poly leveling allows experienced companies to come into your home, and even in the tightest areas, perform the lift needed without the heavy equipment, dust/debris, or multiple-person crews running in and out of your house. At PolyMagic, our experienced technician drills a few penny-size holes through the sunken slab in each of the affected rooms. He then pulls in a hose from a box truck parked in the driveway of the home, and injects the polyurethane solution. The solution spreads under the slab until it begins to expand. The foam gradually raises the slab to its original level position.
The third reason for utilizing poly as an effective way to lift concrete slab floors is cost effectiveness, and time, which essentially go hand and hand. Utilizing polyjacking, instead of concrete repair, in the slab floor situations saves over 33%. The surface is able to be used/walked on immediately after the polyurethane has been completed. Read the additional benefits of polyjacking.
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As a leader in concrete raising and leveling in the Kansas City, central Missouri, and NE Kansas areas, the PolyMagic team has over 60 years combined experience within the construction industry. PolyMagic was initially established to address concrete lifting issues within basement floors, and has since expanded to cover problems areas including:
- Basement Floors
- Concrete Steps
- Foundation Slabs
- Garage Floors
- Pool Slabs
- Slab Homes