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3 Reasons To Take Advantage of Polyurethane

By Mr. Level
April 12, 2018 Category: , Why Use Polyurethane

Did you know that the polyurethane market is experiencing explosive growth? The demand for sustainable, versatile materials fuels the development of polyurethane. Its a super hot solution in many consumer and commercial markets. Check out these three reasons why polyurethane is so hot right now. As a homeowner, find out how you can take advantage of this trend by using polyurethane concrete leveling to improve your home. 1. Polyurethane is a Sustainable Material Polyurethane is developed with a bio-based recipe. When compared to other polymers, polyurethane takes less energy to manufacture. Less chemical emissions are produced during manufacturing. Polyurethane is backwards compatible with many pieces of polymer equipment, like concrete leveling equipment. Cleanliness, efficiency and innovation are just some of the key reasons why polyurethane is a superior material. 2. The Polyurethane Market is On The Rise According to Global Market Insights the U.S. polyurethanes market is set

Clear Home Inspections by Fixing Your Concrete Today

By Mr. Level
March 20, 2018 Category: Concrete Leveling

We understand that selling your house can be a bumpy road especially when the inspection report comes back with a list of items that need to be addressed before the home can be sold.Concrete raising with polyurethanecan help eliminate some of the stress by offering an inexpensive and quick solution to many concrete issues that may be on a home inspectors report.As a polyurethane contactor, the items we see most flagged are concrete pitch, step height and trip hazards. The requirements in Avon, OH for passing your inspection add to the challenge. If raising your concrete happens to be one of the tasks you need for a clear inspection, wed be happy to help you raise, level and smooth out your concrete with polyurethane. How does Mr. Level raise your concrete? To raise concrete, we drill holes into already established concrete and inject a polyurethane foam that lifts the concrete back up where it belongs. This process uses very few resources and takes almost no time at all to do. Replacing

Why Did my Concrete Sink?

By Mr Level
February 22, 2018 Category: Concrete Leveling

There are many factors that have an impact on how well concrete holds up over time. One of the most common issues homeowners have with concrete is having it settle, or sink, as the years pass. As this happens, the first question that a property owner asks, is why did my concrete sink? While the exact reasons can vary upon different factors, the ultimate reason is that the base under the concrete made it a poor-quality location. This may not be due entirely to the chosen spot, but the workmanship that went into preparing the base. To help you understand why it happened a bit better, here are some of the factors to consider: The base was improperly compacted. This is a workmanship error, as the crew that pours the concrete is responsible for making sure the soil, gravel and everything else under the concrete has been compacted firmly enough to support the weight of the concrete that will be poured on top of it. Erosion of the base. If there is any sort of water that can get under the

The Ideal Time to Dream of Concrete Leveling

By Mr. Level
December 20, 2017 Category: General

The snows of Northeast Ohio bury driveways and backyard entertainment spaces in a blanket of white. Some of us breathe a sigh of relief that the outdoor to-do list decreases and the unsightly looks beautiful. Let us suggest another use for the hibernation of these winter months. Snuggling in front of the fire or settling around the table with family and friends offers the perfect time to dream. What do you want to lay beneath that layer of snow after the spring thaw? Do you long for your sunken patio to be returned to its former glory? Do you wish your concrete pool deck did not pose a health risk to guests? The imperfections of indoor spaces become more apparent as kids spend time running around the basement due to cold outdoor temperatures. The impact of winter freezing and salt wreak havoc on garage floors. Winter proves the ideal time to complete repair on sunken or damaged concrete floors indoors as well, or save up for it. Now is the time to plan! Concrete leveling does not damage

Why You Should Level Your Concrete Before Winter

By Mr. Level
November 28, 2017 Category: Concrete Leveling

Winter is right around the corner, and with it brings the snow and freezing rain. While many of us look forward to this time of year, it also brings with it its fair share of work and worry. As you start going through your checklist, making sure youre ready for the season, one thing you should make a point to inspect is the concrete in your drive or walkway. If this concrete is badly cracked or uneven, you should consider getting it leveled before the winter really sets it. But why level your concrete before winter? Uneven Concrete Can Be a Hazard When the snow and ice hit, getting from point A to B can already be tricky enough. When you add uneven concrete to the mix, youre basically creating a recipe for a trip or fall. Often, the uneven areas are obscured or hidden because of the snow and ice, and even when you can see them, they are much easier to slip on. Getting your concrete leveled can help avoid this problem and the medical bills and headaches that can come with injuries. Uneven

Why Should I repair my Sunken Driveway?

By Mr. Level
October 26, 2017 Category: General

No matter where you live, there are some parts of your home that you just never think to fix. While the plumbing, heating, cooling, and electricity are all immediate concerns and even your homes paint job attracts more attention and is fixed more frequently few people ever consider the important role their driveway plays in their lives. And when that driveway has cracked or sunken concrete, it can be easy to feel like its just a part of your life after all, you can get used to driving through a dip in the concrete every time you leave your house, right? In reality, its crucial to fix the concrete outside your home as soon as possible so that you can avoid any kind of serious issues going forward. To start, cracked concrete is a safety hazard it can be easy to trip over if youre not paying attention, or especially at night when its dark and you have no way to tell if the ground in front of you is even or not. The last thing you want is someone whether a member of your family or a

Leveling Concrete With Polyurethane Proves a WIN

By Mr. Level
September 29, 2017 Category: Polyurethane

Mudjacking and polyurethane offer solutions to uneven concrete without replacement. But what is the difference between the two methods? Why would you choose one over the other? Lets take a look. The Process of Leveling Concrete Mudjacking pumps concrete (or mud) under a building, driveway or other sunken concrete to lift it. A specialized hydraulic pump pushes the mud mix into small holes drilled in the slabs. This method is the traditional way to fix cracked, sinking and uneven concrete. With the polyurethane option, specialized polyurethane foam is used in place of the mud. The foam expands after filling the holes drilled in the concrete slab. As the material expands, the concrete is lifted. Which is the Better Choice? Appearance Fewer and smaller holes (an inch smaller) are drilled when choosing the polyurethane over the mudjacking method. This quality leads to a cleaner looking job. Plus, fewer resources and heavy equipment are required meaning a neater job site. Longevity Since