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Concrete Floor Cracks – Should they be Repaired? – MA, RI, NH & CT

Joseph Coupal - Friday, December 19, 2014

Cracks in concrete are a common occurrence, especially in New England with the harsh winters and numerous freeze-thaw cycles. A crack in your concrete floor is like have a window open in your house; it may let certain unwanted things in, such as: water, radon, water vapors, insects, and rodents.

Why do basement floors crack?

  • Settlement
  • Hydrostatic Pressure from water below
  • Ground movement (earthquakes, heavy equipment, construction, blasting)
  • Temperate and weather conditions when pouring the floor
  • Lack of expansion joints

Should Basement floor cracks be repaired?

  • Added strength to slab
  • Minimize Moisture and mold
  • Increase Home Resale Value
  • Eliminate Radon Gas
  • Exclude Insects
  • Prevent Seeping Water

Our A-1 method to repair floor cracks is with the gravity fed system. With our 20+ years of experience, we inspect floor cracks and determine the specific type of material to be used to property repair each crack. Some cracks are repaired with polymers and others with a hybrid epoxy material. Our method is used on basement floor cracks, walkway, steps, airport runways, and under the ice at ice rinks.

Contact A-1 Foundation Crack Repair Inc.

A-1 Foundation Crack Repair, Inc. is a fully registered home improvement contractor. Contact us today to talk to a knowledgeable, master waterproofing professional.

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Call Us Today at 866-929-3171

A-1 Foundation Crack Repair, Inc. is a fully registered home improvement contractor. Contact us today to talk to a knowledgeable, master waterproofing professional.