Concrete is used in constructing many structures, including driveways, buildings and sidewalks. If you own a home, you know the importance of treating concrete correctly and properly. Otherwise, you will be left with a structure that develops cracks and deteriorates quickly. While concrete is easy to maintain, it is important you undertake concrete restoration the moment you see cracks or sagging. The restoration can easily be done through concrete replacement and there are landscaping companies, such as Tim U. McOwen & Associates, Inc., which undertake affordable concrete repairs and restoration of outdoor concrete structures.
Why Repair Concrete?
Even though concrete can take a lot, over time it deteriorates. To ensure your safety and that of your loved ones, it is imperative you hire a professional to replace concrete and make repairs. This will help make the outdoor structure more durable and safer and avert potential disasters.
Concrete deterioration can occur due to corrosion of uncoated steel that is embedded within the concrete or due to erosion caused by chemicals, water and equipment. Once concrete begins deteriorating, it is necessary to undertake concrete replacement and/or repairs to maintain the integrity of the structure.
What Needs to Be Done?
Before the professional takes any step to repair concrete, an in-depth analysis is conducted. This helps to pinpoint the cause of deterioration or damage to the concrete. This requires expertise and knowledge and once the source of damage is identified, corrective measures are taken to ensure more damage does not take place after concrete replacement and/or repair.
Once the professional knows the cause of the damage, he can determine the extent of the damage and the amount of material required to undo the damage. This is where the professional decides whether you need replacement or structure repairs using pressure injection.
Our qualified and skilled engineers first get the surface ready for the repair or replacement. During this process, due care is taken and you can rest assured knowing the repair material is safe and durable. We do not ignore any step in the replacement or repair process, as the patch up done will not be durable and break apart very easily.
We use different methods of replacement and repair based on the structure. For instance, when repairing driveways and sidewalks, we undertake concrete installation and cover the surface with hard wearing coatings to ensure it is weatherproof and resistant to chemicals and acids. This is especially true for driveways, as many people park their vehicles instead of using the garage.
While concrete is extremely durable and when used correctly, it can help create artistic and appealing structures, it is necessary to maintain it. Through concrete replacement and repairs, you can prevent further deterioration due to elements, water and other materials. This will keep the concrete in good condition and not pose a risk to your safety.
If you are looking for affordable and quality concrete replacement and repairs, look no further than Tim U. McOwen & Associates, Inc. We have been in this line of work for over 28 years and have the experience, knowledge, expertise and the right tools to undertake all type of concrete repair and replacement jobs at an affordable price. Call us today on 678-377-1259 and speak to our professional and courteous staff. We have offices in North Atlanta and Hiawassee, but also service neighboring towns and cities, such as Windsor at Peachtree, Visage, Campagne and Highpoint Forest.