Crack injections: A way to fix the cracks



Have you ever wondered why construction workers put rebar inside concrete? Its because when cement cures it tends to crack, so by reinforcing it with rebar it becomes much stronger. In fact the majority of homeowners have cracking in the foundation of their home and dont even know it. It’s not until they decide to utilize this basement space that they find the foundation cracks. So what can you do when you find out our foundation? One good solution is crack injections. Crack injection is the process by which a resin or grout (epoxy or polyurethane) is injected into a crack or void under high or low pressure. Polyurethane is flexible and is used to stop water leaks, while epoxy is a glue used to bond sections of a wall back together as a structural repair. If this sounds like a service you could use contact a local professional to get this important job done right.






Excavation Cave in’s

Do you want more space in the  basement of your home or maybe you need yard drain boxes, vent wells, foundation drain lines, or a cistern installed. Well keep in mind, the first step in any of these major remodeling projects is excavation. Excavation if not done properly can be vary dangerous. One of the most dangerous aspects of excavation is cave in’s. Why do cave in’s occur? Soil that is undisturbed  remains in place because  of the natural pressure forces of the soil around it, as well as the forces if gravity. When you excavate, the soil around the trenched area has no pressure to hold it in place causing a cave in. So if you are planning any project that requires excavation  make sure the company  hire is professional and safe.