Skip to Main Content

7 Reasons to Fix Your Sinking Concrete Slab

Schedule A Free Inspection
Monday, June 15th, 2015

Why You Need Concrete Lifting

Here’s our 7 reasons why you should fix your concrete:

7 Reasons to Fix Your Sinking, Unlevel Concrete Slab

1. The problem will get just get worse over time. Once a slab is cracked, it only gets worse, and as it gets worse, guess what? The solution costs more.

2. Resale Value. Who wants to purchase a home that has an unlevel driveway, a stoop pulling away from the home, a sidewalk or floors that are cracked and sinking? Nobody.

3. Appearance. Concrete that is out of level can often cause ugly cracks not only in the slab itself, but also in any structure that is resting on top of that slab.

4. Safety. Have you ever taken a walk on a sidewalk and tripped over a section of concrete that was different level than the rest? Those trip hazards can be dangerous and open you up to unwanted liability.

5. Water Intrusion. Cracks in a concrete slab allow elements from the outside, inside.

6. Pooling Water. As concrete cracks and settles, it creates a perfect environment for water to pool, and what happens to that pooled water when it becomes cold outside? Ice forms, causing more safety concerns.

7. Structural Damage. As concrete slab beings to crack and settle, the structure above will crack and settle as well. This can cause doors to stick, windows to bind, and other structural damages throughout your home.

To schedule your free estimate today, call us!

Publish Date:

Last Modified Date:

TarHeel Basement Systems Service Map

Our Service Areas

Greensboro Location

611 Summit Ave, Suite 5
Greensboro, NC 27405

Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill Location

3333 Air Park Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526


1209 Culbreth Dr., Ste 205
Wilmington, NC 28405

Winston-Salem/High Point Location

2910 Griffith Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27103