FAQ'S About Concrete Raising

We Raise Sunken Concrete In Dallas

What is mudjacking?

A process used to raise concrete by drilling holes through the top surface of the concrete slab and pumping, under hydraulic pressure,a flowable cement grout underneath.


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What can be raised or leveled?

Basically any concrete flat work can be lifted.  We raise sidewalks, stoops, driveways, pool decks, garage floors, patios, pads.  


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What is void filling or pressure grouting?

Void filling is performed by filling, by use of a long nozzle, voids left under a slab by means or erosion, foundation repair,settlement, or animals. Little to no pressure is used, its just called pressure grouting.


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How do I get an estimate?

You can request an estimate by calling our office, email or filling out the information on our Estimate Request page. 


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Is there a charge for an estimate?

No.  We provide free estimates.


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Do I need to be home?

No, we are very flexible and can setup a time to meet you if required.    


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Is there a warranty?

Yes, 1 year. If the concrete slab(s) settles within three years of performing the work, we will come out and rework the settled slabs.  See your estimate proposal or paid invoice for warranty details..


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How do I accept a proposal?

Just call our office and we will get you scheduled.  


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Do I need to be present when the work is done?

No, 

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Do I need to send a deposit?

No. Payment is not required until after the work is completed.  


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When can the mudjacking be done?

Mudjacking is dependent on the weather.  


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How long does the work take to be done?

That depends on the size of the job.  Most residential work can be completed on the day scheduled.  Timing and finishing is always dependent upon the weather.  


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How big are the holes?

The drilled holes are approximately 1 1/2 inches in diameter.


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How are the holes patched?

The holes are patched with concrete.  


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Will I notice the holes?

The drill holes are noticeable because we are putting fresh concrete on aged concrete.  In time, the holes will begin to blend with the existing concrete.


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What type of material is used?

We use bentonite, top soil and portland cement mixture.  


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Will the pumped or mudjacked slab(s) raise anymore after the work is completed?

No.    


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What will happen to the existing cracks in my slab?

Unfortunately, the cracks will still exist.  In addition, we do not fill or patch concrete cracks.  That is the owner's responsibility.


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How long will the area that is raised be out of service?

Most areas can be used right after we finish.


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