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The 4 Best Improvements to Make Before Selling Your House

By Mr. Level
May 21, 2019 Category: General

The checklist for selling your house can be long. Overlooking certain areas or cutting corners could result in selling your home for a price lower than youre hoping. Thats why taking measures to improve your homes appearance is a must to not only sell your home but to also add to its value. Here are a few home improvement ideas for getting your house ready to sell. Level Uneven Concrete Prospective buyers expect level surfaces, whether its your concrete slab floors or the front porch. Rather than replace the concrete (or worse, ignore it), you can quickly level it using polyurethane foam. Concrete leveling can be done for half the cost of replacement and can be completed in mere hours as opposed to days. It wont damage the surrounding area and will be immediately ready for foot traffic for all your home tours. Close the Gaps Prospective buyers will see right through those cracks and gaps in your homes foundation. Polyurethane can also be used to fill voids and create a water-resistant

ADA Compliance Guidelines for Sidewalks

By Mr. Level
March 11, 2019 Category: General

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has a set of guidelines to ensure that sidewalks are constructed to a set of standards that ensures accessibility for the disabled. If theyre not accessible, sidewalks are one of the most common areas that can pose great challenges and dangers to the blind, to anyone in a wheelchair, or to anyone using crutches if theyre not accessible. Follow these ADA compliance guidelines to ensure the safety of all pedestrians on your sidewalks. ADA Sidewalk Requirements Sidewalks and curb ramps need to be made in compliance with ADA standards. When roads are resurfaced or concrete cracks, its important to repair it right away. Heres how to determine if your sidewalk is up to code. Sidewalk width Sidewalk width requirements are especially important for wheelchair-bound individuals. For ADA compliance, the minimum sidewalk width is 36 inches (3 feet), though sidewalks can be wider. If sidewalks are less than 60 inches (5 feet) wide, passing spaces must

Patio Leveling

By Mr. Level
February 20, 2019 Category: General

Level your sunken patio Many home patios are made from concrete because of its durability and even visual qualities, especially when stamped with a design. However, concrete can lead to sunken patios and gaps between slabs. Chalk it up to excessive wear and tear, extreme weather conditions, or shifting in soil. Uneven patios are a huge problem for homeowners because they can cause poor drainage, trip hazards, puddling, icing, and cracked concrete. Rather than replace the concrete, homeowners are better off repairing it. Patio leveling Concrete leveling is fast and inexpensive compared to a complete patio overhaul. Mr. Level has experience raising patios to fix issues associated with uneven concrete. Benefits of concrete leveling include: the cost of replacement Does not damage the surrounding landscape Repaired in hours while it would require days to remove and replace Eliminates trip hazards and associated liabilities Polyurethane concrete leveling foam Polyurethane foam and

Home Improvement Ideas on a Budget

By Mr. Level
January 03, 2019 Category: General

The start of a new year is a great time to start planning which home improvement projects youre going to tackle. Sure, the snow may make everything look beautiful now, but whats underneath will come to light after the spring thaw. Not to mention, all the time youll be spending snuggled up indoors will bring interior home projects to the forefront of your to-do list. Its best to use this time to get ahead and start factoring your home improvement projects into your budget now. Need some home improvement ideas? Keep reading for some budget-friendly ways you can improve your home this year with Mr. Level. Concrete Home Improvement Projects: Fallen, cracked and damaged concrete is not only visually unappealing, it also can be dangerous. Dont put off your concrete repair projects in 2019. Mr. Level has expertise when it comes to concrete floors, basements, pool decks, patios, curbs, driveways, sidewalks and more. Check out all the different ways Mr. Level can help you with your home improvement

Leveling Concrete in Confined Spaces

By Mr Level
May 17, 2018 Category: , General

Do you have uneven concrete on your property? Is your land sloped, cracked or just not level? Let Mr Level restore your concrete to an even and comfortable grade. Our concrete leveling with polyurethane can level out just about any ground, even in tight or closed-off spaces. Keep reading to find out the benefits of leveling concrete in confined spaces. Watch How We Transformed this Confined Space with Concrete Leveling: Ready to even your concrete grounds? Request a free quote from Mr. Level of North Ridgeville, Ohio, and get started today! Concrete Levelingin Confined Spaces When concrete slabs sink into the ground, its usually due to hallow or unstable ground beneath the concrete. Over time, even a concrete foundation that was once stable can give way to erosion. Unlevel concrete and eroded land can be particularly challenging in confined spaces like a backyard patio, a small shed floor or a tiny garage. If you want to remove and replace all the concrete, you dont have much

The Ideal Time to Dream of Concrete Leveling

By Mr. Level
December 20, 2017 Category: General

The snows of Northeast Ohio bury driveways and backyard entertainment spaces in a blanket of white. Some of us breathe a sigh of relief that the outdoor to-do list decreases and the unsightly looks beautiful. Let us suggest another use for the hibernation of these winter months. Snuggling in front of the fire or settling around the table with family and friends offers the perfect time to dream. What do you want to lay beneath that layer of snow after the spring thaw? Do you long for your sunken patio to be returned to its former glory? Do you wish your concrete pool deck did not pose a health risk to guests? The imperfections of indoor spaces become more apparent as kids spend time running around the basement due to cold outdoor temperatures. The impact of winter freezing and salt wreak havoc on garage floors. Winter proves the ideal time to complete repair on sunken or damaged concrete floors indoors as well, or save up for it. Now is the time to plan! Concrete leveling does not damage

Why Should I repair my Sunken Driveway?

By Mr. Level
October 26, 2017 Category: General

No matter where you live, there are some parts of your home that you just never think to fix. While the plumbing, heating, cooling, and electricity are all immediate concerns and even your homes paint job attracts more attention and is fixed more frequently few people ever consider the important role their driveway plays in their lives. And when that driveway has cracked or sunken concrete, it can be easy to feel like its just a part of your life after all, you can get used to driving through a dip in the concrete every time you leave your house, right? In reality, its crucial to fix the concrete outside your home as soon as possible so that you can avoid any kind of serious issues going forward. To start, cracked concrete is a safety hazard it can be easy to trip over if youre not paying attention, or especially at night when its dark and you have no way to tell if the ground in front of you is even or not. The last thing you want is someone whether a member of your family or a