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Repairing Other Repairs

Repairing Other Repairs

Being asked to fix issues another company has already “repaired” is always tricky.  This is especially true when we previously placed a bid to do the work.  In this case, the owner went with a “cheap” price to attempt to stabilize a large retaining wall.  That “cheap” price was only for the installation of helical tiebacks.  Our pricing included […]

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Water in Your Home or Crawlspace?

Water in Your Home or Crawlspace?

Part #1: Home Water Problem Series By: Steve Schoonover There are systems that manage the water in your home once it has entered into a crawlspace or basement. DON’T BE FOOLED! These systems should not be considered a waterproofing option. They are a WATER MANAGEMENT system. Generally, the system will have a series of french […]

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CASE STUDY: HOW TO STOP ~ 125 GPM of GUSHING WATER

CASE STUDY: HOW TO STOP ~ 125 GPM of GUSHING WATER

by Steve Schoonover A precast sump pit of 5 ft. dia. by 6 ft. height, located at the base of an approximate 7 story Oxygen Pit (OP) water holding tower (the cleaned and oxygenated water would be discharged into the adjacent river), began leaking groundwater into the pit. This pit was located approximately 30 ft. […]

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How Do You Fill Voids Under Concrete Slabs?

How Do You Fill Voids Under Concrete Slabs?

Filling Voids Under Concrete Driveways, Sidewalks and More In the past, techniques to fill voids that may have been used included mudjacking (or slab jacking) with a cement-based product. A more modern method of fixing voids under concrete slabs is using polyurethane foam that expands to fill the void. It may also be used to […]

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How do I Fix Standing Water in my Yard?

How do I Fix Standing Water in my Yard?

Have you ever had a rain storm that left standing water in your yard? Maybe it began to pool around your home’s foundation? If water pools around your home or stays close to your home, it can cause major damage to your foundation. It can also ruin your lawn! If you deal with standing water […]

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The Key to Urethane Grouting

The Key to Urethane Grouting

With Urethane Grouting, it’s all about the Prep Work A urethane grouting job is successful IF the preparation of the grout is done right. Everything depends on a thorough inspection of the problem and on the grout mixing process. There are four major factors in how you prepare the urethane grout after you have inspected […]

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CHEMICAL VS. CEMENT GROUT:

CHEMICAL VS. CEMENT GROUT:

AN OVERVIEW OF GROUTING USES Grouting can be used for numerous types of residential repairs that threaten your home, including void filling, concrete lifting and leveling, soil remediation, and sinkhole repair.  For many of the common problems we see in Alabama, Mississippi, and the Florida Panhandle, our expertise in grouting uses and techniques and designs […]

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Common Problems that Indicate Foundation Repair is Needed

Common Problems that Indicate Foundation Repair is Needed

These are some of the most common problems we see in Alabama and the Florida Panhandle: Foundation cracks (interior or exterior) Cracks in drywall or ceiling Countertops or cabinets pulling away from walls Broken floor or wall tiles Bowing walls in basements or crawlspaces Water in basements or crawlspaces Windows that stick or seem jammed […]

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2019 and 2020 Foundation & Concrete Feature Jobs

2019 and 2020 Foundation & Concrete Feature Jobs

Concrete and Foundation Repairs performed by Superior Structural Solutions in Alabaster, Alabama Below are a few examples of jobs that customer called us about. All the jobs below are residential concrete and foundation problems that people had in Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. If you see these types of problems around your home, reach out […]

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We Love Your Feedback

We Love Your Feedback

We want our customers to be happy. It’s our goal to provide the RIGHT solution to our customers, not the fast solution or the cheapest solution. We are going to explain the structural problem you are having with your home or business and suggest to you the solution that will permanently resolve that problem. That […]

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