What is mud jacking?
Mud jacking is a process that raises sunken concrete back to its original level. This unique process will restore sunken or uneven concrete slabs close to their original grade and alignment with surrounding concrete slabs.
Why is the Right Way, LLC. the best choice for all of your mud jacking needs?
The Right Way uses a premium quality grout mixture of topsoil, sand, and Portland cement that is extremely low shrink and 100% stable. The Right Way provides fast, professional and courteous service to all areas in the state of Florida. We provide a one-year warranty for all of our work. We perform Mud Jacking for all applications: Residential, Industrial, Commercial and Municipal.
How does it work?
A number of 2" holes are drilled in the sunken concrete. A slurry is pumped through the holes. When the void under the sunken concrete is filled with the mixture, the concrete will raise. The holes are patched with shrink proof grout and he surface is ready to use.
What are the advantages of mud jacking?
The cost of mud jacking averages a fraction of the cost of replacement. Mud jacking is faster, cleaner, and more cost effective. Mud jacking is usually a permanent fix to your concrete problems. The Right Way is the only company in the industry that will pressure wash all renovated areas free of charge.
IIs this a new way to fix sunken concrete?
Mud jacking is a common repair method that has been used for many years, mostly in the Midwest region of the U.S. However, professional mud jack contractors can now be found in just about every city in the U.S. The concept is very simple, but should only be attempted by professionals, as it requires experienced and specialized equipment to get the work just right
Why has my concrete settled?
There are many different reasons,-sometimes in new construction , the backfill around the foundation is not compacted properly. This will create voids and the concrete may settle. The backfill around utilities, such as a sewer line that was replaced, will settle over time.
How does erosion cause my slab to settle?
If the slab is on a hill and water starts running into an open crack, control joint, or alongside the slab, this will eventually wash out the supporting soil and cause the slab to settle and crack.
How does time affect my slab?
Over a period of many years the slab will settle so slow, that you just don't really notice, but one day, for some reason, it will come to your attention.
Can excessive weight cause my slab to settle?
You may have a large vehicle, or pile of landscaping material, etc, that is left on the slab for a prolonged period of time. This will accelerate the settlement process.
How do rodents create problems?
Animals can create major tunneling which leads to voids.
What are the benefits of Concrete Leveling over replacement?
The cost of leveling usually represents a savings of 50%-70% over replacement. The leveling process can be completed and ready for use in a matter of hours. No Municipal Building Permits are required.
Can any concrete slab be raised or leveled?
Generally, yes. However when large areas have crumbled or deteriorated, replacing the concrete may be the only option.
Our concrete appears to have "raised up". Can Concrete Slabs be lowered?
Generally, no. However adjacent slabs can be "Feathered" or "Floated" to eliminate trip hazards.
Tree roots have raised my sidewalk. Can it be leveled?
We can generally "Feather " or "Float" the surrounding slabs to "even out" the offsets. This will then eliminate the trip hazard.
I have pavers on my pool deck and drive. Can they be mudjacked?
Yes, we can correct your problem with a paver pool deck or drive if your pavers were installed over and existing concrete deck or drive. We would core drill thru the existing pavers and concrete slab and raise it back to it's original grade. The core with the paver top would then be cemented back into the holes .The completed job would look as if we were never there.
I've noticed my yard sinking against the back of my Seawall,. What can be done?
If you have aging seawalls that have either lawn or concrete poured up against them and you notice them sinking, you have several options If your slab has settled, you probably have years of wear and cracks on the face of the seawall that allows water to wash the soil away as the tides come and go. This has most likely created a large void underneath your walkway or deck. This could result in a collapse and should be addressed immediately! If your lawn show signs of sinking we can inject our slurry underneath the existing grass, gravel or plants and bring them back to level without effecting your landscape, lighting or irrigation.
What effect does it have on my existing landscaping?
The Right Way guarantees no damage to your landscaping, lighting or irrigation designs.
How much does it cost?
The cost varies by the size, condition, and amount the concrete has fallen. The Right Way mud jacking provides free, no hassle, no pressure estimates.
Does The Right Way lift and level wood homes and structures?
Yes we do , If you have an older wood home or structure and notice that the floor is uneven or has dips, we can help. After years of weight on an existing wood structure the piers may have settled or you may need new piers and beams added to bring the structure back to its original condition.
The Right Way will access your crawl-space and determine the cause of the problem. We will then jack up and shim the existing piers or add new piers and load bearing beams if they are needed.
We also specialize in the replacement of load bearing beams damaged by termites.
Does the Right Way ask for any deposit?
Absolutely not! The Right Way requires no money down and will not accept payment until we are 100% done and you are satisfied.