Are you looking to add a touch of quality, elegance, and safety to your pool surrounds? Aggregate concrete, tiles, decking, and plaster are all great choices to put around your swimming pools. Tiles and decking both work to make sure a landscape or design looks great and compliments the materials used. Whereas plaster [...]
Soil Stabilization is the biological, chemical or mechanical modification of soil engineering properties. In civil engineering, soil stabilization is a technique to refine and improve the engineering properties of soils. These properties include mechanical strength, permeability, compressibility, durability and plasticity. Physical or mechanical improvement is common but some schools of thought prefer to use the term ‘stabilization’ [...]
MudjackingMudjacking is an older method for filling a void under a concrete slab and uses a cement slurry (cement, sand, water) instead of polyurethane foam. It’s not as popular as it once was but is still being used today. The mudjacking procedure involves drilling quarter-sized holes (compare with the penny-sized holes used in [...]
Voids under concrete slabs are caused by various things including, Erosion – Excess water around a concrete slab leads to soil erosion and then voids. Two common causes of erosion are drainage issues and leaky plumbing. Soil settlement – Soil settlement is another cause of voids under a slab. Soil needs adequate compaction before you [...]
Concrete is a good choice for many reasons, but it’s not the best option for everyone. However, if you’re looking for something simple, classic, and affordable, concrete may be your number one pick. Even if you have your heart set on a different material, like stone or wood, you might still want to [...]
Before you think about getting a new slab of concrete have you thought about a concrete lift? Concrete lifting is actually the preferred method when it comes to repairing any damaged concrete surface. This includes areas like driveways, steps, patios, sidewalks and garage floors. Let’s look at some of the reasons why concrete [...]
Replacing your concrete slab is one way to fix concrete problems like cracks and settlement or heaving. However, this option will cost you, and it is usually a rather lengthy process. In addition, concrete replacement tends to be a much more complicated and invasive procedure than concrete leveling. In addition to being a [...]
Pinnacle Concrete Solutions provides concrete raising, concrete lifting and other concrete repair solutions to Connecticut and surrounding homeowners and commercial property owners. With excellent customer care, innovative products and expert technicians, we can guarantee your project to be durable and long-lasting.