Concrete Tripping Hazard
Have you ever been minding your own business while walking along the sidewalk when you unexpectedly trip? After you collect yourself, you look down and see that the concrete slab is higher on one side, making the uneven surface the perfect combination to have set you on your less-than-graceful crash to the ground.
Concrete trip hazards such as these occur when concrete panels have separated, sinking or rising on one side to make an uneven surface. This can occur on a footpath that consists of individual concrete slabs put together to make up a walkway.
Why Does Concrete Become Unlevel?
Movement in the ground such as weather damage, erosion, or tree roots can cause the earth below the concrete slab to shift or wash away. This makes the concrete susceptible to shifting, lifting, and sinking at varying degrees.
How To Fix A Concrete Tripping Hazard
When we come out for a quote, we evaluate if a replacement or fixing the slab is the best solution for your situation.
More often than not, we are able to repair the existing slab in a short amount of time. It is also a more cost-effective solution.
The fix could be as easy as grinding down the hazard or using our quality polyurethane material and state of the art equipment to add a sturdy base below the slab.
To learn more about our process, check out our Raising Concrete Slabs article.
Quattro Contracting Can Help
At Quattro Contracting, we have the technology, tools, and know-how to fix uneven footpaths and walkways around your home or business.
Contact us today for a free quote on how we can fix your concrete tripping hazard.