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Concrete evidence that it’s time for a repair!

Do you remember the 90's phrase "I've fallen and I can't get up!"?

  • Yes

  • No

While the cheesy infomercial may bring a smile to our faces, the reality of falling due to cracked concrete is no laughing matter. In fact, falls are among the leading causes of emergency room visits.

Florida’s climate, characterized by high humidity and frequent rainfall, poses a significant challenge to the longevity of concrete structures. Over time, these weather conditions can lead to the deterioration of concrete, turning minor cracks into potential safety hazards.

But the implications of damaged concrete extend beyond safety. It can also have financial repercussions.

  • Visible concrete issues can negatively impact real estate values.

  • Moreover, water intrusion becomes more likely with cracked concrete, leading to potential costly repairs.

  • Even your vehicle isn’t safe; concrete driveway cracks can affect your car’s alignment and potentially damage the tires.

cracked driveway creates a spiderweb of pavement at different heights and a potential trip hazard
So, how can these issues be addressed?

Techniques such as mudjacking and injections of polyurethane foam materials can repair damaged concrete. These methods are particularly useful in Florida, where heavy rains often cause soil washout, leading to concrete sections sinking into unstable soil.

The key to avoiding these problems is regular maintenance and early detection of issues. This is where professionals like those at Fi Home Services come in. By conducting quarterly interior and exterior home inspections, they can identify issues like cracking concrete early on, allowing homeowners to address them before they fall into more serious problems. It starts with a Home Walkthrough & Consult

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