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Boss Mudjacking on Pests: How do rodents cause sinking concrete?

Many causes can contribute to sinking concrete in your driveway, sidewalk, or pavement. It could be caused by sediment movement, poor concrete build, or expansion and contraction. But there’s one that you might not have immediately thought of: rodents. If you live in an area with a significant population of pests, such as rodents or […]

Experts Explain: Why did the driveway drop right in front of your garage?

Seeing your driveway drop or sink right in front of the garage is a common problem for most homeowners. It happens to nearly all driveways, and the root cause is the physics involved in connecting the driveway to the garage itself. The Problems Erosion is typically the cause of this signature dip in driveways. A […]

Water seepage: How broken gutters and downspouts can damage your property

Every building — whether residential or commercial — require proper drainage for rainwater. As a result, owners must avoid having broken gutters and downspouts since they help keep the integrity of the property intact. However, climbing a ladder to clean your gutter is not the most exciting thing on your list of to-dos when it […]

Cracked concrete: Should I be concerned about them?

Cracked concrete is a nuisance for homeowners, especially when you just had fresh concrete poured into your driveway, garage floor, walkway, or concrete slab. But don’t worry too much about it — hairline scratches are typically normal. However, there are cases when cracked concrete requires professional attention.  What caused the crack in the first place? […]

Mudjacking vs. Polyjacking: The Differences

When repairing concrete sidewalks, mudjacking and polyjacking are commonly suggested solutions. Though both methods operate on similar concepts, they have different advantages. Knowing the difference enables homeowners and property owners to look for the right solution they need. Polyjacking is like mudjacking in that the concept is the same; you add material to restore the […]

Sinking Concrete: How Dry Weather Causes Concrete to Sink

Many different factors can cause sinking concrete around your pavement, sidewalk, or driveway. Some of these reasons are environmental, such as weather, soil composition, or even changes in the atmosphere. If you’ve noticed that the concrete slabs around your property have sunk, consider whether your area has recently had dry weather, as it may be […]

Why should you mudjack your KC sidewalk?

Because they get so much foot traffic, KC sidewalks eventually give in to wear, tear, and movement, creating uneven concrete slabs or misalignments. Whether your property is commercial or residential, an uneven sidewalk could be the bane of your property’s “curb appeal” and might even bring down the market value. An uneven, misaligned sidewalk would […]

What is Mudjacking?

Kansas City mudjacking has rapidly become more prevalent on a consumer services level, as it has proven to be a cost-effective solution for repairing pavement, outdoor surfaces, and other areas around the exterior of a home. Even commercial buildings and areas that have concrete tiles or surfaces around them have benefited from using mudjacking to […]

5 Signs Your Concrete Might Need Mudjacking

Concrete remains the most popular building material and is used for numerous applications in construction. But it’s not infallible. Throughout Kansas City, mudjacking can be used to repair or correct concrete surfaces or roadways. Repairing concrete structures or surfaces may be costly, but mudjacking solves these problems. It’s a repair method that lifts slabs from […]

Mudjacking vs. Concrete Replacement: What do you need?

Some homeowners may ask: why do mudjacking instead of a concrete replacement? Wouldn’t fully replacing it be a better option? The answer comes down to the many reasons that concrete fails in the first place. Why Repair? Weather temperatures can cause the concrete to contract or expand, causing cracks. Water content in the ground can […]