News and Tips from Concrete Experts

When Is Fixing Concrete NOT Worth It?

Fixing concrete is usually an option, especially with the team at Lift-Up Concrete on your side. But just because something is possible doesn’t mean it’s the best use of your money. Our goal...

Do You Have Heaving or Settling Concrete?

Both heaving and settling concrete pose major threats to your outdoor structures, and maybe even your home.   As a homeowner, limiting damage to your driveway, patio or walkway is one of your...

Can You Spot Concrete Defects Right After it’s Poured? 

Concrete defects mean trouble. If you notice a problem right after you’ve had a new structure poured, it’s worrisome. Problematic Signs What are some of the initial troubling signs your concrete...

Concrete Damage from Tree Roots: What You Can Do 

Concrete damage harms curb appeal and therefore, property value. It has many causes, and one of them is tree roots pushing up from underneath. If you’re noticing heaving, sinking, cracking or crumbling...

What to Do When You Have a Sinking Concrete Driveway

A sinking concrete driveway is ugly and dangerous. It compromises your curb appeal and creates trip hazards. It’s an issue you need to address right away, but if you’ve never dealt with this problem...

5 Reasons You Need Void Filling Under Concrete

Concrete void filling is critical to the structural integrity of your living and driving areas. This could include your driveway, patio, walkway, pool deck or any other concrete slab you depend on to...

Spalling Is a Sign Your Concrete Needs Help

Spalling is a concrete defect caused by either bad installation or environmental factors. Spalling looks like the concrete is flaking on the surface, and if it’s severe, it can break apart enough to...