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One of our biggest void filling jobs at Mr. Level is filling break walls. If you own property on Lake Erie, you probablyhave a break wallor seawallto help prevent erosion and flooding. These break walls are typically made of concrete which means that they themselves will eventually erode mainly due to constant contact from waves in heavy rain and snow storms. Some typical signsof break wall erosion are uneven concrete, cracks in the wall, and more. The reason that the concrete cannot withstand the waves is due to voids within and underneath the break wall. Repairing Your Break Wall with Polyurethane The solution is simple, effective, and affordable! We come to your property and fill the voids in your break wall with polyurethane foam. This foam expands in 15 seconds, combining itself with the break wall creating a watertight barrier. The foam actually sprays out about two to three feet in length so we can spray back in really deep crevices creating a more reinforced wall. Reinforcing
If you live along Lake Erie, you likely have a seawall, otherwise known as a breakwall. Seawalls prevent flooding and are used to deter shore erosion, which can eat away at the land and cause extreme damage to roads, homes and other buildings. Commonly made from concrete, seawalls are highly susceptible to falling and/or cracking due to the high-impact energy derived from the waves. However, instead of replacing it, many find seawall repair to be the better solution with the help of Mr. Level. Read on to understand the benefits of seawall repair. Benefits of repairing a seawall Rather than replacing your seawall, youre actually better off repairing it. While this may seem like a temporary solution, savvy homeowners agree that seawall repair makes the most sense. There are several advantages of seawall repair, including: Seawalls help protect your home and property against storm surge flooding by providing a barrier between water and land. Without the seawall barrier, your home, roads
Living on the wateris the dream of many water-loving people. The thought of hitting the beach by walking out your back door is truly a dream for many who love the outdoors. However, living by Lake Eries edge brings concerns of erosion which can eat away at the land, and often times your home. Seawalls can be found on coastlines throughout the world and provide a defined line of the land and sea. Most commonly, seawalls are used to deter shore erosion, especially when it could result in extreme damage to roads and buildings. However, the high-impact energy derived from the waves can impact the seawalls integrity, leaving many homeowners having to attempt repairs - or worse replacing the seawalls. Replacing a Seawall Maintaining a seawall is an ongoing project and replacing one is not cheap. The expense really starts to add up when there isnt easy access to the seawall. No access means that property owners are forced to cough up thousands of dollars to pay for the replacement by using