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sbelcher
sinking front porch

I have a brick front steps which is settling away from the brick porch. What is the best way to repair.
Thanks

jkirk
Re: sinking front porch

if you dont know, call a pro. this sort of thing shouldnt be messed around with by diyers

ordjen
Re: sinking front porch

I have to agree with jkirk, short of actually replacing the steps, you need a company with sophisticated jacking equipment to raise and underpin the steps. "Mud jacking" might be appropriate. Mudjacking forces cement under the structure under very high pressure to lift and solidify the foundation.

jkirk
Re: sinking front porch

really, never heard of it interesting, ive jacked up porches and put new footings in but never injected concrete

Gizmo
Re: sinking front porch
jkirk
Re: sinking front porch

very cool process, just not something thats shown up in this region yet..i give it another couple years

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