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Concrete is a sturdy material that is perfect for garage floors, porches, stairs, patios, sidewalks or driveways on your property. However, summer brings on several weather elements that can cause damage to your concrete surfaces, so knowing these 4 ways to care for concrete in summer can help you.
The Kansas City summers range in such extreme cases of humidity, rain, very hot temperatures that both homeowners and business owners have to deal with the end results. The results with concrete can be new cracks or existing cracks widening. Concrete typically has the most issues in cold winter weather, during the freeze/thaw cycle, but the warm temperatures and humidity can have the same effects. Both of these extreme weather elements are relevant in the Kansas City area, and our team at PolyMagic is here to help you.
4 Ways to Care for Concrete in Summer
Way #1: New Concrete Projects
Ready to start a new project? Concrete flatwork services are available at PolyMagic and result in some amazing new living spaces around your home. This is one way to care for your concrete in summer… to expand it and create new projects.
Way #2: Check Cracks Regularly
As a homeowner and business owner, you should review your concrete cracks regularly. A crack will continue to widen and create uneven surfaces. Trip hazards can worsen quickly and cause you, as the homeowner or business owner, tens of thousands of dollars should anyone fall on them.
Before summer ramps up, take the time to have an expert come out to review the cracks. PolyMagic is a KC-based concrete repair company that specializes in polyjacking. This is the most efficient and effective form of lifting concrete out there. The team at PolyMagic offers free estimates and as our 80+ 5-star reviews show, the crew is honest, effective and quick.
Way #3: Concrete Cleaning
Just like the interior of your home or apartment building, cleaning should be prioritized to the exterior of your home as well. The concrete surfaces in the exterior include any of the following locations – sidewalks, driveways, garages, porches, patios, and stairs. An easy way to clean the concrete surfaces is to use a pressure washer, spray down the concrete to remove built-up dirt. Then, use a mixture of water and mild detergent to scrub down the entire surface using a scrub brush. After the mixture, do a final rinse of the concrete.
Way #4: Weekly Maintenance
A little shade cast on your concrete can go a long way when the sun is hot and the temperatures are rising. Direct sunlight can cause concrete to get extremely hot and develop cracks, but it can also cause stained concrete to fade over time. PolyMagic can help you mitigate the need to replace the concrete by filling and lifting by using the method of polyjacking.
Are you ready to get a free quote on your uneven concrete surfaces? Reach out and we’ll get you on the schedule: 816-765-4800
Check out this before and after from a home in Kansas City today! A 3″ lift made a huge difference in the sidewalk/driveway. Let our crew bring your uneven concrete up to a safe position. Remove the trip hazards!
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I cannot say enough good things about working with this company! Vince and Jerry were very professional and offered remarkable customer service. I called PolyMagic in a panic as we were in a rush to get paperwork for closing after getting the run around from another company. Right away, Jerry was on site for an estimate and they got paperwork to my lending agent almost immediately. Jerry showed up on time and completed the work in the rain with no complaints. Great job, guys! We are thankful for you!
– Lezlea H.
Do you have an area with uneven concrete posing a trip hazard or aesthetically displeasing? Let us bring your property up to par! Get a free quote today!
According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), falls account for over 8 million hospital emergency room visits, representing the leading cause of visits (21.3%). – https://nfsi.org/nfsi-research/quick-facts/
One way to reduce the risk of trip hazards on your property is to repair your uneven concrete spots around your sidewalks, driveways, garage approach, stairs, and slabs. This will not only reduce your safety hazards, but it will also enhance the aesthetic and resale value of your home.
Need a reliable company around the Kansas City area that is experienced and offers exceptional customer service? Check out PolyMagic! We have over 40 5-star Google reviews and continue to travel around Kansas City neighbors offering an innovative procedure, polyjacking. Many KC residents know of a process called mudjacking, which is similar to polyjacking, but is less effective. Learn more here!
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Raising concrete in problem areas can be done one of two ways, through mudjacking or Lifting Concrete the Poly Way. The poly way, also referred to as polyjacking, foam jacking, poly foam, or foam lifting, uses polyurethane foam in an eco-friendly, two-part polyurethane process. The process allows the polyurethane foam to be injected through holes that are approximately 5/8” in diameter in the concrete and then lifts the sunken concrete. This article highlights the different ways to lift and raise concrete the poly way, including the many industry-related terms to be aware of when considering how to search for the right company to fix your sunken concrete.
What can poly lift?
Polyjacking has the ability to lift and repair concrete in a variety of locations, including:
- Concrete steps
- Garage floors
- Foundation slabs
- Pool slabs
- Basement floors
The foam process is an innovative way to lift a problem area quicker, cleaner, and more efficiently compared with traditional mudjacking.
Why all the names for the polyjacking process?
Polyjacking is a two-part process that has evolved into the more efficient and effective way to repair sunken concrete. The traditional mudjacking process is the most common way that residents and homeowners search for the process of lifting concrete. In addition to polyjacking and mudjacking, some of the most searched terms referring to the poly process are poly foam, poly lifting, mud lifting, concrete lifting, and foam jacking. Reach out to the experts at PolyMagic for a determination on whether the use of mudjacking or foamjacking will best fit your needs.
Can polyjacking be used in hard to reach spaces?
Polyjacking equipment and materials is much smaller than the mudjacking materials and equipment. Mudjacking carries a large weight from the volume of the mud, and requires additional employees to complete the labor, along with the necessary larger machinery and equipment. Mud weighs 30 times poly (as an example, 120lbs vs. 4lbs per cubic foot).
Case Study: take a look at the below before and after pictures of a project that was completed by PolyMagic after a local Kansas City company performed mudjacking unsuccessfully. This is an example of lifting concrete the poly way! See the difference? Get a quick, free quote today – click here!