Sinking Floors

There are several causes of sinking floors, it is often the case however, that subsidence caused by water interference is the main cause.

Sinking floors

Causes of Sinking Floor

There are several causes of sinking floors, it is often the case however, that subsidence caused by water interference is the main cause.

Water interference may come from several factors both natural and man-made, these may include:

• Flooding
• Damages drains and burst pipes
• Extensive rainfall
• Removal of resources such as gases, liquids or minerals from the ground
• Tree roots absorbing the water from soils
• Vibrations from traffic and heavy machinery

Sinking Floors

Solutions to Sinking Floors

Sinking floors can happen at any property and although there are several causes, it is usually the case that it is being caused by subsidence.

Resin injection solutions by SAU can repair the cause of sinking floors and in most cases, lift the floor to its original place.

In most cases, sinking floors are caused by the concrete slab set within a buildings structural walls. The team at SAU can fix this issue in one day; by using resin injection through drilled holes in the affected area, the expanding resin will lift concrete floors back into place.

The process of resin injection is non-invasive as it does not require the use of excavation. Resin injection with SAU is a far superior alternative to traditional underpinning and it can be completed in as little as one day, without the need for homeowners to vacate the property.

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