Slabjacking lifts and stabilizes concrete
slabs that have tilted or cracked.
I've been in the business since 1981,
and my company, American Concrete
Raising, does nothing but slabjacking.
Our prices generally run about half the
cost of putting in a new slab.
Slabs settle for two reasons—poor
soil and poorly compacted backfill.
Soils with high clay content expand
and contract as the moisture content of
the soil changes. In drought years, the
soil shrinks and leaves voids under the
Voids also occur under slabs placed
on poorly compacted fill. When contractors
build a foundation, they often
don't fully compact the backfill. Over
time, the soil compacts itself and
begins to recede. Anything resting on
the soil comes down right