slab jacking


A process of raising a concrete slab on ground where it has settled or been depressed; a hole is drilled through the slab, then a mixture of mud and cement is pumped beneath the slab under pressure, thereby raising it.
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Acworth, GA, August 28, 2015 --( EverDry Waterproofing, a foundation repair and basement waterproofing company serving the Atlanta area, has recently expanded its service offerings to include mudjacking, also known as "slab jacking." These local foundation contractors are now available to assist both residential and commercial property owners with this efficient and cost-effective method of correcting sloping or settling concrete surfaces.
When we had a deck built last year, our contractor mentioned the process of "slab jacking," a process where a mud and cement slury is injected under the concrete "floating" it back to the correct elevation.
During the training, another form of slab jacking was taught and training was also conducted with the equiptment needed with the new method.
Engineering geologic site investigations properties of cementitious grouts, procedures for cement grouting, chemical grouting of soils, grouting rock under dams, grouting of rock anchors and micropiles, deep mixing, diaphragm wails, compaction grouting, slab jacking, structural grouting, and grouting for underground structures are major topics covered.