Tar Heel Tip of the Week: Winter Sidewalk Safety

Thursday, February 18th, 2016 by Jaimie Hooker

Having a sinking sidewalk that is uneven can result in a trip hazard at all sinking sidewalk that is uneven can result in a trip hazardtimes, especially when covered with ice and snow. When your uneven slab is covered by inclement weather you’re walking with a blind eye, not knowing where the uneven slab areas are causing for a double concern. Not only is an uneven sidewalk a safety risk for the homeowner, it’s also a property liability if anyone were to get hurt because of this problem.

While total concrete replacement is not a good option, for such a simple fix and pretty much impossible during the cold winter months, Tar Heel Basement Systems offers the perfect solution: PolyRenewal™!


PolyRenewal™ helps to lift and level sidewalksUnlike, mud jacking and total concrete replacement, PolyRenewal™ can be used during cold weather and there is no destruction of the property or sidewalk. The unique, high-density foam allows for a quick cure time of only 15 minutes. No damage, stabilizes and levels, and no waiting time for your slab to be used again, PolyRenewal™ is the best choice when it comes to slab repair.

To speak with one of PolyRenewal™ specialists, call our office today.





About the author
Jaimie Hooker is the Assistant Marketing Director at Tar Heel Basement Systems; authoring case studies, technical papers, creating and captioning photo albums and managing website content. She also oversees the organization of video testimonials, shows and events, Jaimie lives in the small town of Madison, NC with her husband, Paul, and 3 year old son, Franklin.