Not Just Concrete Lifting: The Many Uses of JACKCRETE

Not Just Concrete Lifting: The Many Uses of JACKCRETE

There doesn’t have to be settlement for infrastructure problems to surface. By reinforcing an area before other signs of damage begin to appear, a long-term project can be reduced to an afternoon stabilizing a structure to prevent further damage from occurring. The JACKCRETE Team recently completed a project under the bridge at...

Solution Spotlight: Garage Floor Repair

Solution Spotlight: Garage Floor Repair

Having to replace a section of sidewalk can be costly and inconvenient, but it is nothing compared with having to replace a compromised garage slab. In addition to the hefty price tag, homeowners have to remove everything from the garage for a period of a few weeks while construction is underway and must have their home accessible to large machines for excavation and repouring. While this process is certainly occasionally necessary, garage floor replacement should be seen...

SPFA 2018: JACKCRETE Wins National Award

SPFA 2018: JACKCRETE Wins National Award

For those in the polyurethane foam industry, the annual SPFA convention is the go-to event to learn about changes and advancements in the industry, network with other industry professionals, and recognize exemplary polyurethane projects that had been completed that year.  This year the whos-who of contractors, manufacturers, and scientists made their way to Mobile, Alabama to see what big announcements would be made and which contractors would be taking home the coveted SPFA Awards...

Playing with Fire: The ADA and why Property Managers Should Be Careful

Playing with Fire: The ADA and why Property Managers Should Be Careful

Property managers are tasked with ensuring a positive customer experience to all residents and dealing with any issues that may threaten that goal. This makes the property manager responsible or partly responsible for keeping the property in code with ADA requirements. A first time ADA violation can incur fines of... 

Concrete Repair Options for Residential Homeowners and Property Managers

Concrete Repair Options for Residential Homeowners and Property Managers

One of the first thoughts a property owner will have when experiencing concrete concerns is simply to remove the concrete and have it replaced. While sometimes necessary in extreme circumstances, this will not resolve problems related to soil washout under the concrete slab, poorly compacted fill soil, or soil moisture content changes- all of which will increase the likelihood of future settlement on the new slabs. Another factor to take into consideration is...