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CRACKED BRICK REPAIR

If you have a brick foundation or home, you may have noticed cracks that have formed over time. Cracked brick foundations are a common problem in Arkansas, usually caused by foundation settlement. There are several types of brick cracks that you should look out for:

Types of Brick Cracks and What They Mean

  • Stair Step Cracks:

    cracked bricks, cracked brick repairThese types of cracks mostly occur because of settlement or deflections. If the brick or masonry wall supports are settled or deflected, the walls may fail.
  • Vertical Corner Cracks:

    When the soil around your foundation is dehydrated and shrinking, it can cause cracks to form in the corners of the walls.
  • Compaction:

    If the foundation is sinking or settling, it can cause the bricks to compact down on each other and create cracks and voids.
  • Bulging Brick & Masonry Walls:

    The walls may begin to bulge if the shelf angle is corroded. Another reason for bulging can be attributed to excess rainwater pooling around your home and oversaturating the ground.

If you have noticed any of these cracked brick issues around your Arkansas business or home, be sure to call Airlift Concrete Experts today. we can help diagnose the main issue for you and get your cracked brick repaired as soon as possible.

Brick Foundation Repair in Little Rock, AR

For all of your brick and masonry problems including crumbling, cracking, breaking, and compacting, Airlift Concrete Experts has a solution. We can strengthen the brick foundation walls by using  steel piers. Our steel piers will provide your structure with immense strength and support so that they won't be in danger of sinking or settling again. Made of galvanized steel, these piers are easy to install with portable, hydraulic equipment. They are made to last and will give brick and masonry walls support for years to come.

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Why You Need to Get Brick Repaired Immediately

Don't hesitate to call Airlift Concrete Experts right away as soon as you notice problems with brick and masonry walls. Since these issues can indicate foundation failure, it is important to have repairs implemented immediately. Foundation failure can damage the entire structure of your building and be very costly to repair. Our company has the best underpinning products in the industry, as well as many years of experience. We value integrity and quality and we want to give you the top-notch customer service that you deserve. Let Airlift Concrete Experts be your number one contractor in Arkansas. We look forward to working with you.