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Basement Floors

Have you noticed an unevenness to your basement floor? We can fix that!

Basements are an integral part of any home. The last thing you want on your mind is wondering if your basement floor is secure and safe. Some signs that a basement floor is dropping are gaps between the dry wall and the floor, drywall cracking, doors not closing right, etc.

On average, new homes take twenty years to fully settle from being built on new ground. Eventually, basement floors will settle with the home, leading to cracking and being uneven when the settlement is finished. Water erosion can be one of the leading factors in the floor settling too.

Since the basement floor is the low point of your home, water will erode the soil underneath your home. This can cause large voids to form and take away stability for your home’s basement floor. If you are experiencing these problems, you will want to consider Slab Jacking instead of replacement.

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How to Level your Basement Floor

Raising a basement floor back to its original position is relatively easy and will add integrity back to the concrete basement floor for years to come. Through a series of drilled holes, Jacksonville Contracting will pump a soil cement slurry underneath the concrete basement floor and raise it to its original position. The soil cement slurry will fill all voids underneath the concrete which will stabilize the concrete for many years.

The process of raising your basement floor with the soil cement slurry will improve drainage, fill all voids underneath the concrete, and remove trip hazards on your basement floor. Your old basement floor will look and feel new again using this method of concrete raising.

A sinking basement floor can be caused by the following:

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Consider a fast and beneficial way to raise/restore your basement door rather than replacing it. The replacement of the concrete will cost, on average, three times more than Slab Jacking.