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Do you have uneven concrete issues? Trip hazards? Let the experts at PolyMagic, KC’s leading polyjacking and concrete lifting experts, help you out. This is something you want to get under control before the winter thaw and freeze cycle worsens the issues. Residential or commercial! Driveways, stairs, porches, basement slabs, pool slabs, sidewalks, and more! Click below to watch the latest video from PolyMagic!
Over 50 5-star reviews…. PolyMagic is doing something right! We are different from other concrete lifting/raising companies. We take the time to focus on the customer, find the most effective and efficient solution, and explain the process to each customer. Many customers are familiar with mudjacking, so when we explain our process of polyjacking (also called polylifting, polyleveling), customers are ready to see the results! PolyMagic services the greater KC area (radius of 45 miles from downtown KC), and focuses on sidewalks, driveways, stairs, basement slabs, pool slabs, garage approaches, porches, patios, and commercial areas.
From uneven sidewalks to garage trip hazards, PolyMagic has seen it all across the Kansas City area. As a climate that experiences every season, Kansas City residential concrete areas need some TLC just as your lawn needs to be mowed. Check out some insight on how to tell when your concrete needs repair.
The most obvious sign is visual cracking. Cracks on your sidewalks, driveways, and garages can come from many factors, including the harsh winter freeze/thaw cycle, foundation issues, tree roots, and even heavy machinery or equipment. The crew at PolyMagic has decades of experience in construction and concrete repair within the Midwestern region.
Concrete sinking happens, and PolyMagic is here to create a solution using polyjacking. This technique involves injecting concrete material below the sunken concrete, raising it to the point where it is level again. When looking for a reputable company near you, you should do your homework. Take some time to pull up google reviews, get multiple quotes, and ask the company for references. These three elements of the homework phase will tell you a lot about your decision to proceed with the company.
A clear indication that your concrete needs repair is trip hazards. Repairing the driveway doesn’t need to be an elaborate process. PolyMagic even makes it so easy that you can simply upload a few project photos of your problem areas to the quoter form, and we’ll get back to you ASAP!
Are you ready to check another ‘to-do’ task off your list? Let our team of experts help you repair your uneven concrete. Sidewalks, driveways, stairs, garage approaches, patios, basements, and more! Let our crew bring your trip hazards up to par and ensure your property looks aesthetically pleasing.
Check out our quoter tool, which allows you to upload project pictures so we can provide a more accurate (and quicker) quote for you. Saves you time and brings more convenience to you!
As the weather continues to winterize the Kansas City area, let’s dream of the warmer, spring-like days ahead! Do you have cracking concrete areas that need to be repaired? Let us help you! https://www.polymagic.net/request-a-quote/
Check out this before and after at a daycare in the Kansas City area that PolyMagic just completed. Uneven concrete is a tripping hazard, so the playground at this childcare needed to be brought up to a safe surface.
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When it comes to concrete repair, many homeowners interchange the terminology between mudjacking and polyjacking. Let’s take a look at the process of both, and focus in on the advantages of mudjacking.
Polyjacking utilizes polyurethane injections, which are much lighter than the grout mixture used in mudjacking. Concrete slabs settle due to a void underneath them.
Mudjacking is a process that raises and levels sunken concrete, eliminating the need for concrete replacement. Mudjacking utilizes a grout mix of mudjacking is inserted between the soil and the concrete slab. The process begins by drilling a 1 5/8 “diameter hole(s) through the top of the existing concrete. (The holes are the diameter of a Snapple bottle cap.) The number of holes and their placement depends on the size of the piece to be raised. A mud slurry is pumped into the hole(s) in the concrete. The hydraulic pressure raises up the concrete until it is at the desired level. After the concrete is raised, the hole(s) is plugged with a foam plug, the concrete surface is cleaned, the foam plug(s) is pushed down, and the hole(s) is filled with concrete. The shear weight of the mixture can cause additional settlement. Polyurethane weighs 250 to 300 pounds less per yard then traditional mudjacking material.
If you are considering concrete replacement, and are unsure which form best suits your needs, PolyMagic can assist by assessing your situation. You are able to upload some pictures of your problem areas to the quoter form, and we can review, assess and provide a free quote to you. Get started by clicking here to begin the short quote form.
Let’s explore the advantages of mudjacking.
#1 Cost Savings
The first and main advantage is the cost savings. Mudjacking is generally 1/3 to 1/2 the cost of concrete replacement.
#2: Minimal Disturbance
Our experienced team can finish most jobs in a matter of hours in a single day. The mudjacking process does not require disturbance to existing landscaping. In contrast, replacement is a lengthy procedure. It requires demolishing and removing the existing concrete, recreating the concrete bed, and pouring. New concrete takes days to cure and dry before use.
The process of mudjacking requires several experienced employees, heavy materials and equipment to complete a project.When determining the most effective method of repairing concrete, trust the experts. Not all concrete repair companies are created equal, so it’s important to rely on an experienced company, like Kansas City area’s PolyMagic.
Another advantage of mudjacking is that the concrete will not be mismatched, as it would with replacement concrete. The concrete will remain consistent with the same color and texture as the original.
#5: Ecofriendly Solution
Mudjacking is a green alternative to replacement concrete. The amount of energy used to produce cement (the main ingredient in concrete replacment) is
#6: Increase in Property Value
Uneven concrete is not only unsightly, it also creates a tripping hazard. When you choose to raise existing concrete, you also eliminate the need to match color and pattern with the non-damaged sections.
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
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As the word “snow” begins to enter the vocabulary of the meteorologists around the Kansas City area, many home and business owners neglect repairs until the weather improves. However, many repairs, including concrete repairs, can be completed before, during, or after the cold weather months. In fact, when winter hits, it will be more difficult to repair the concrete with the natural elements, de-icing chemicals, and additional cracking due to the temperature and moisture fluctuation. For many reasons, including the few listed previously, now is the perfect time to repair your concrete before winter hits.
A Few Reasons to Repair Your Concrete Before Winter Hits
PolyMagic continues to see the correlation between cold weather and concrete repairs. Homes, apartment complexes, buildings, and businesses have concrete surfaces that are exposed to all weather elements, specifically cold weather. The exposure of varying temperatures and moisture can cause additional concrete cracking from frozen water expanding the pores of the concrete. As a result of the cyclical freezing and thawing of the rain, snow, and sleet rupturing concrete is very common in the Kansas City area.
Another factor to consider when looking at why to repair your concrete before winter hits, is that Midwestern winters can bring ice, which is commonly combated with de-icing chemicals. The chemicals can cause concrete to flake and break off into chunks. The concrete crumbling can worsen uneven concrete and tripping hazards. Many areas of Kansas City homes and businesses can be affected by the settlement and shifting, including driveways, sidewalks, garage floors, steps, basements, pool slabs, foundation slabs, and more.
There are many concrete repair companies within the Kansas City area, but not all specialize in polyjacking, which is a process of injecting high-density polyurethane foam into the concrete. This is a more cost-effective solution compared to mudjacking, and can have many additional benefits. Continue reading about the main differences in mudjacking vs polyjacking. Polyjacking, or poly leveling, is the most effective form of concrete repair. The key to polyjacking is to do your research on companies that are reputable, honest, and experienced. Check out additional benefits of polyjacking here.
PolyMagic will provide a stable and accurate solution to your concrete repair needs around the Kansas City, NE Kansas, and central Missouri areas. The PolyMagic team is experienced, knowledgeable, and solutions-based, and wants to respect your time. A new quoting tool was implemented on the PolyMagic website, https://www.polymagic.net/request-a-quote/, that allows you to upload pictures of your project so our team can provide an accurate estimate within a timely manner, all while allowing you to proceed with your daily routine!