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Q:  What is mudjacking?
A:  Mudjacking is 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.

Q:  What can be mudjacked?
A:  Basically any concrete flat work can be lifted.  We raise sidewalks, stoops, driveways, pool decks, garage floors, patios, factory floors, office floors, streets and runways.

Q:  What is void filling?
A:  Void filling is performed by filling, by use of a long nozzle, voids left under a slab by means or erosion, settlement, or animals.

Q:  How do I get an estimate?
A:  You can request an estimate by calling our office, email or filling out the information on our Contact page.

Q:  Is there a charge for an estimate?
A:  No.  We provide free estimates.

Q:  Do I need to be home?
A:  It is only necessary to be present if the area in question is an interior, locked structure, or locked yard.

Q:  Is there a warranty?
A:  The warranty is printed on the back side of the estimating proposal.  If the concrete slab sinks more than 1/2 inch within two years of performing the work, we will come out and rework the settled slabs.  Refer to your estimated proposal.

Q:  How do I accept a proposal?
A:  Just call our office and we will get you scheduled.

Q:  Do I need to be present when the work is done?
A:  Generally not, as long as the work being done is outside.  If work is being done on an interior, garage floor, or in a locked yard, then an adult over the age of 18 will be required to be present.
PLEASE NOTE: In order to clean the surface when we are done we need access to an exterior water spigot.

Q:  Do I need to send a deposit?
A:  No. Payment is not required until after the work is completed.

Q:  When can the mudjacking be done?
A:  Mudjacking is dependent on the weather.  Therefore, in our climate, we generally work forom Mid-March through Mid-December.

Q:  How long does the work take to be done?
A:  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.

Q:  How big are the holes?
A:  The holes that are drilled are approximately 1 1/2 inch in diameter.

Q:  What do you do with the holes when you are done?
A:  The holes are patched with a concrete patch.

Q:  Will I notice the holes?
A:  The drill holes are noticeable because we are putting fresh concrete patch on aged concrete.  In time, the holes will begin to blend with the existing concrete.

Q:  What type of material is used?
A:  We use a sand, clay and cement mixture.

Q:  Will this process work on my asphalt/blacktop driveway?
A:  No.  Asphalt is a bituminous product and will crack and crumble if we try to raise it.

Q:  What will happen to the existing cracks in my slab?
A:  Unfortunately, the cracks will still exist.  In addition, we do not fill or patch concrete cracks.  That is the owner’s responsibility.

Q:  How long will the area that is raised be out of service?
A:  Most areas can be used right after we finish.  However, driveway and garages must be unused for 24 – 48 hours.