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Concrete Step Repair 

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Ensuring safe access to your home is important for your loved ones, but damaged exterior concrete steps can put you and your family at risk. The good news is that the concrete lifting process offers a durable, long-lasting solution.

AFS is the leading concrete lifting specialist serving Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Our exclusive PolyRenewal™ system offers same-day, durable results.

Explore this page to learn more about the concrete lifting and leveling solution that provides homeowners peace of mind.

What is Concrete Step Repair? 

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Concrete step repair involves lifting, stabilizing, and restoring damaged concrete. Our PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting solution also addresses the underlying issues of damage. This combined approach prevents future damage, unlike traditional mudjacking and slab replacement, which lack this comprehensive care.

Concrete lifting enhances your home’s overall structural and foundational stability. Depending on the extent of damage, foundation piers may be implemented during the repair process, especially if the issue affects your home’s foundation. 

Signs Your Exterior Concrete Steps Need Repair 

Addressing concrete step damage at an early stage is vital to prevent further damage. Look for these problem signs:

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  • Water accumulation near the steps  
  • Steps detaching from the home foundation 
  • Hollow sounds beneath the steps 
  • Deterioration at the edges or corners of steps

Identifying signs of concrete damage can lead to cost and time savings. Contact a local concrete repair specialist like AFS at the first sign of trouble. 

Is Concrete Step Repair Necessary? 

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Yes, concrete step repair is crucial for your home’s safety. Ignoring the need for concrete step repair can have serious consequences. It puts your family’s safety at risk, reduces your options for repair, and could lead to more expensive repairs in the future.

Be cautious of outdated solutions like mudjacking, repouring, or products from big-box retailers. These methods are temporary and fail to resolve the root issues behind damaged concrete. 

Timely concrete step repair seamlessly integrates into AFS’s comprehensive whole-home solution, protecting your property’s structural integrity and value. Our professionals assess the damage and work diligently to restore your steps to a safe condition.

What Are the Benefits of Concrete Step Repair? 

Concrete step repair offers many benefits for you, your loved ones, and your home, including: 

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  • Enhanced Safety: Repairing and stabilizing damaged stairs significantly mitigates the risk of trips and falls, ensuring a safe environment for all occupants and guests. 
  • Damage Prevention: Addressing settled stairs and sealing cracks helps stop further damage to your steps and your home’s foundation. 
  • Improved Curb Appeal: Revitalized and flawless concrete steps enhance both the visual appeal and market value of your property. Our unique concrete lifting method leaves virtually no signs of repair. 
  • Long-term Durability: The SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ system offers more durable solutions than conventional methods. 

Maximum benefits are achieved with professional repairs backed by extensive expertise. The PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting system from AFS is eco-friendly, cures quickly, and provides long-lasting results.

How Concrete Step Repair Works 

Since 2000, homeowners in Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky have trusted our unmatched service and industry-leading repairs. Our concrete step repair process includes these steps: 

  • Thorough concrete inspection, diagnosing the damage, and verifying needed repairs.  
  • Drill small, penny-sized holes into the affected areas.  
  • Install injection ports in the drilled holes.  
  • Mix a specialized two-part, closed-cell polymer foam to create PolyRenewal™. 
  • Inject the foam, which expands, fills voids, and cures within 15 minutes.  
  • Lift the slab and stabilize the soil beneath as the foam cures.  
  • Remove the injection ports and smooth over the drilled holes.  
  • Apply protective sealant to cracks and joints.  

As the top concrete repair provider in Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky, our installation teams perform this procedure efficiently while adapting to your home’s individual needs.

Why Our Step Repair is the Best Choice for Your Home 

The SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting solution is the superior choice for concrete step repair for these reasons: 

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  • Precision: It offers unmatched accuracy in concrete lifting and stability. 
  • Minimal Disruption: It eliminates the need for large machinery or extensive excavation. 
  • Lightweight: The foam is substantially lighter than traditional concrete pouring and mudjacking materials. 
  • Rapid Curing: It cures in 15 minutes, minimizing downtime. 
  • Durability: It is exceptionally resistant to environmental challenges.
  • Versatility: It is suitable for many concrete surfaces, like driveways and patios
  • Eco-Friendly: It is made from sustainable, environmentally conscious materials. 
  • Subtlety: The repairs blend seamlessly with existing concrete. 
  • Continued Support: Our annual maintenance plans ensure maximum continued efficiency.

Contact AFS for Concrete Step Repair Today! 

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Don’t settle for damaged exterior concrete. AFS offers durable, long-lasting concrete step repair with our innovative SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ system. The repair process is quick and efficient, minimizing downtime to your routine.

Take the first step towards safeguarding your home and family. If you live in Alabama, Tennessee, or Kentucky, contact us today to schedule a free, no-obligation inspection.

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    Concrete Lifting FAQs

    We don’t recommend DIY repairs like filling and covering cracks in concrete floors. This is a temporary bandage that hides the cosmetic issues without addressing the root cause, leading to more damage. Professionals at AFS are equipped to repair damaged concrete floors and apply the right solutions specific to your home. Contact us for a free inspection and estimate.

    Yes, investing in the right concrete leveling method for your situation is worth it. Rather than wasting money on temporary solutions that require continued installation, you can ensure your concrete’s safety and longevity and enhance your home’s value and aesthetics with professional assistance. AFS is your trusted local concrete lifting expert. Contact us today for a free inspection and estimate.  

    There are many concrete leveling options, but PolyRenewal™ polyurethane foam injection stands out as the best method. Compared to traditional procedures like mudjacking and repouring, polyurethane foam is less invasive, longer lasting, quicker to cure, and environmentally friendly. Contact your local concrete leveling experts at AFS to book a free concrete inspection and learn more about this innovative repair.  

    Disclaimer: “Concrete leveling” means the process by which cracked, uneven concrete is stabilized, and in many cases lifted, by means of PolyRenewal™ polyurethane foam. AFS does not guarantee that PolyRenewal™ can make your concrete perfectly level.    

    AFS Service Areas

    Our Locations

    Birmingham AL

    130 Interstate Commerce Crt. Bldg. 100 & 200
    Alabaster, AL 35007

    Chattanooga TN

    214 Industrial Park Dr.
    Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379

    Columbus GA

    2701 Opelika Road
    Phenix City, AL 36870

    Dothan AL

    1909 Montgomery Hwy, Suite 322,
    Dothan, AL 36303

    Florence AL

    118 E Mobile St
    Florence, AL 35630

    Huntsville AL

    2415 Jordan Road
    Huntsville, AL 35811

    Knoxville TN

    3028 E Governor John Sevier Highway
    Knoxville, TN 37914

    Louisville KY

    1904 Watterson Trail, Suite 130
    Louisville, KY 40299

    Mobile AL / Biloxi MS

    3131 Hamilton Blvd.
    Theodore, AL 36582

    Montgomery AL

    445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 4050
    Montgomery, AL 36104

    Nashville TN

    1519 Heil Quaker Blvd.
    LaVergne, TN 37086

    Pensacola FL

    89 W. Hood Dr.
    Pensacola, FL 32534