Slab jacking or Mud jacking is a technique of uprising the unlevelled surface of concrete by efficient ways. Slab jacking is typically less in expensive. You might feel the process of slab jacking is easy but it will be efficient if it is performed by professionals.
The machinery used in this process are grout mixer, rock driller and grout pump. This process is also called “ Pressure Grouting”. Grout mixed is a 8 cu-Ft capacity in which mixes the grout and used to spent the grout or even lift it. Grout pump is a hydraulic piston pump operated with cavity pumps. The work load of each hydraulic pump is up to 100 cu-Ft/hour and 180 cu-Ft/hour if it is has two cylinder models. Rock drill is to make whole below the concrete to fill the vacuum. There might be more than one drills to confirm that driller didn’t miss the vacuum area. Other popular materials for slab jacking are Portland cement, fly ash, sand or pulverized limestone .
Slabjacking is the efficient way to treat your sunken surfaces. If your concrete is sinking due to poorly fitted slabs. Some of the reasons could also be soil erosion or soil sinking. You no need to replace the concrete as I said previously that its economical, the machinery can float back to it’s original position by pumping the mixture of materials in very efficient manner. This method provides the slab a strong base.
The concrete will become as strong as it should be. Some people fill dirt in order to cover the sunken are but it never is effective and helps you with your problem, using granular mixtures is always best .It can be performed in any season anytime. The upraised concrete looks just the same like the others. The application of slab jacking is all over homes, parking slots, garage, basement levels, walkways, apartments, roadways. If you have some unlevelled surface contact your nearest slab jacking surface and make your path levelled.