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Can I Fix My Concrete Sidewalk on My Own?

Can I Fix My Concrete Sidewalk on My Own?

Your sidewalk’s cracks and unevenness are bigger problems than just visual, cosmetic ones. Rather, they are structural issues that should only be handled by a specialist. Using caulk or other methods may cover the appearance of the slabs, but does not address the root of the problems, which will only continue and worsen. The best course of action is to […]

Can You Patch Concrete with Concrete?

Can You Patch Concrete with Concrete?

Concrete is a heavy material, and so is the cement mixture used to create concrete. Traditional sidewalk repair methods like mudjacking or slab jacking have relied on a cement slurry to attempt to lift and level uneven slabs. However, these methods are outdated, invasive, expensive, and time-consuming. They involve drilling large, soda can-sized holes in […]

What Are the Advantages of Fixing My Uneven Sidewalk?

What Are the Advantages of Fixing My Uneven Sidewalk?

There are many reasons why a cracked, uneven sidewalk is unsafe, but professional concrete lifting and leveling using PolyRenewal™ polyurethane foam injections offers several advantages. This solution improves the beauty of your property, increases the value of your house should you decide to sell it, stabilizes underlying soil for long-lasting effects, and offers a smoother and […]

Is my leaking pool causing the sinking concrete?

Is my leaking pool causing the sinking concrete?

It depends. If your pool is leaking in an area where it’s washing soil away beneath the concrete slabs, then yes, it could be impacting your concrete. However, if your pool is leaking elsewhere, it’s not to blame.    The best way to know for sure is to have a concrete expert from FSS inspect your […]

Can I repair my pool deck myself?

Can I repair my pool deck myself?

Unfortunately, taking concrete lifting into your own hands is never a good idea, especially when it’s around your pool.    In addition to the DIY project being costly since there are a lot of one-time use tools and materials needed, there is also the serious risk that the DIY repair can do more harm than good. […]

Why is the concrete around my pool sinking?

Why is the concrete around my pool sinking?

The soil in central and southern Texas swells and contracts when exposed to water. This repeated cycle causes the ground to shift and creates voids beneath your slabs. The heavy slab easily settles into this void, causing cracks and uneven slabs.    Depending on the slab location, the soil beneath the slab could also wash out. […]

Is Foundation Repair the Right Solution for Me?

Is Foundation Repair the Right Solution for Me?

You might be wondering if foundation repair is even worth it. If your home is experiencing any kind of foundation problem signs, the answer is absolutely. Foundation damage puts you, your loved ones, and your personal property at risk. Even the smallest crack in your foundation can grow into a huge problem.  Moreover, foundation repair […]

Why is PolyRenewal™ Needed?

Why is PolyRenewal™ Needed?

PolyRenewal™ is needed for any concrete lifting because it far surpasses other concrete lifting options. Mudjacking and concrete replacement are long, tedious processes that can take days to complete and fully dry. Not to mention, these processes can be extremely invasive to your yard.  Meanwhile, PolyRenewal™ is easy to install and makes virtually zero mess. […]

Is PolyRenewal™ the Right Solution for Me?

Is PolyRenewal™ the Right Solution for Me?

Dealing with damage concrete is a frustrating game for any homeowner. Thankfully, you don’t have to go at it alone with help from FSS. With PolyRenewal™, our polyurethane injection system, your concrete stays permanently protected.  PolyRenewal™ is capable of withstanding all of the common causes of concrete damage including moisture, pressure, and heat. Plus, it […]

Why is Crawl Space Encapsulation Needed?

Why is Crawl Space Encapsulation Needed?

Crawl space encapsulation is needed to protect your home during the wettest months in Texas – usually May, June, and October. During these months, your crawl space is bombarded by both groundwater and rising humidity in the air.  Without the proper protection, moisture leads to hazardous problem signs which affect your personal health and the […]

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