RPC Industries: A History of Success

RPC Industries: A History of Success

Many people throughout the Hampton Roads area have heard of Jackcrete and know what we do, but far fewer have heard of RPC Industries. Despite being around for over 40 years and working on many local landmarks (such as the Norfolk Scope, Victory Arch, and… (read more)

What Causes Water Pooling on Concrete?

What Causes Water Pooling on Concrete?

If you’re like many local homeowners, businesses, or universities, you’ve likely noticed some water pooling overtop of your concrete. If you’re lucky this pooling is in an out of the way area, but we’ve seen it take up the majority of driveways and even on the inside of garages. While these problems can be… (read more)

How Concrete Lifting Can Go Wrong

How Concrete Lifting Can Go Wrong

While we wish we could say there are no possible problems, the truth is not every concrete lifting project goes 100% perfectly. Sometimes, it is possible for the concrete or surrounding area to be damaged during the work. There are a number of ways this can happen, and luckily… (read more)

Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Chesapeake Concrete Leveling

Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Chesapeake Concrete Leveling

Our biggest market for concrete leveling is the Southside cities of Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, and Portsmouth. It’s no surprise why this is the case, either- with such close proximity to water, the soil is sandy and at risk of shuffling. When soil moves under the concrete, the concrete will… (read more)

The Difference Between Foundation Repair and Concrete Lifting

The Difference Between Foundation Repair and Concrete Lifting

If you’re like most homeowners, you’re probably a bit confused about the difference between concrete leveling with polyurethane foam and foundation repair using pier systems. Or maybe you’ve never heard of either- we won’t judge. There is a bit of overlap, but… (read more)

Williamsburg, Newport News, and Hampton Concrete Leveling

Williamsburg, Newport News, and Hampton Concrete Leveling

This area is not known for having the best concrete conditions. The combination of unsteady soils, aging infrastructure, and semi-regular flooding gives homeowners in Hampton, Newport News, Yorktown, and Williamsburg quite a bit to worry about in terms of concrete repairs. Whether its… (read more)

How Much Does it Cost to Lift Concrete?

How Much Does it Cost to Lift Concrete?

When pouring concrete you are paying for a square footage of concrete, so the price can be determined relatively easily. Concrete leveling is a bit trickier, however, since we’re estimating the size of the void underneath the slab. The easiest way to do this is by comparing the amount of settlement, the… (read more)

Concrete Leveling in Northern Virginia and Charlottesville

Concrete Leveling in Northern Virginia and Charlottesville

This is a recent development, but yes! Following our recently acquired contract with the City of Arlington and more and more requests coming out of Charlottesville, Jackcrete has decided to extend it’s normal range up North. This move won’t come with a price increase, either. By grouping projects based on location, we will maintain our same low proposal prices while… (read more)

The Cost of Ignoring Repairs

The Cost of Ignoring Repairs

So your porch has settled a little bit, or your pool deck isn’t quite as level as it used to be. What’s the big deal? It’s not much of a problem, right? Well, it really depends. There is no way of telling what the concrete section is going to do and how much of an issue it may pose in the future. While Jackcrete doesn’t have all the answers, we can… (read more)

Outer Banks Concrete Leveling

Outer Banks Concrete Leveling

With such an odd geography, it’s no surprise that the Outer Banks has had it’s fair share of troubles. With storms frequently coming through during hurricane season and structurally unstable soils that are largely comprised of sand, infrastructure damage and flooding is an ongoing reality for Outer Banks residents. For homeowners, this is especially true for pool decks, driveways, and garage slabs. The slow shifting of sand under concrete or the quick washout of… (read more)