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)

Does Rain Affect Concrete Leveling?

Does Rain Affect Concrete Leveling?

For many, concrete repairs are no small project. There is significant money involved and the appearance of a home at stake. If rain could affect the result of a concrete jacking project, you can bet a lot of people would want to check beforehand to make sure the project will go smoothly. Luckily, rain… (read more)

When To DIY And When To Hire A Professional

When To DIY And When To Hire A Professional

We live in the age of DIY, when seemingly every common problem with a house, car, or yard can be fixed with a bit of ingenuity, a tool belt, and a couple explanatory youtube videos. While the Do-It-Yourself’ers are definitely worthy of applause, they should take... (read more)

Jackcrete in The News: High Profile Projects

Jackcrete in The News: High Profile Projects

When world-wide industrial pump fabricator, RuhRPumpen, expanded their Virginia facility to better serve the nuclear industry, the company had no idea their new state-of-the-art facility was sinking. But, once the building was complete and their equipment arrived from Germany for assembly, the floor began to... (read more)

Sinking Pool Deck Repair Options

Sinking Pool Deck Repair Options

Pool decks are one of the most common concrete structures to settle, usually caused by improper soil compaction following the placement of a pool. Over time the soil settles, bringing the concrete down with it creating… (read more)

Frequently Asked Questions About Foam Lifting

Frequently Asked Questions About Foam Lifting

The size of a slab does not matter for our foam systems; the only change is our method of injection. For large slabs such as warehouses or garages that are sunken on multiple sides we would inject using a grid formation, while smaller slabs that are settled on one side would receive only one or two... (read more)

How To Pick A Reliable Contractor

How To Pick A Reliable Contractor

Before choosing a suitable contractor, the problem at hand must be thoroughly understood. The strongest defense a customer can have against a immoral contractor is knowledge, so taking the time to fully understand what is causing the problem is paramount to a good decision. Research is key, and... (read more)

Solution Spotlight: Interior Slab Stabilization

Solution Spotlight: Interior Slab Stabilization

Settlement issues with poured slab homes and warehouses are relatively common, and can result in hefty price tags to fix. Luckily, some options exist that can make the process significantly more affordable with a whole lot less hassle… (read more)