Mudjacking is a process that involves raising your old slabs to the desired level, it is a relatively simple process, however, there are two sides of every story, this article will help you get a better understanding of the pros and cons of mudjacking. Here is a list of all the pros and cons of mudjacking:
- Mudjacking has zero tripping hazard while in case of slab replacement there is always the risk of tripping.
- It is a cheaper process, you can say that it is almost half the price of what it costs for slab replacement.
- The load removal from the slab is not required also it does not affect the foundation of your home during the process.
- There are so many different contractors that offer mudjacking services such as mudjacking STL, this makes it easy for you to hire a contractor.
- It requires less time and can be used immediately after the process.
- The process is environmentally friendly as the slurry that is used is free from any toxicities, also the process produces minimized wastages.
- The concrete retains its color which gives it a more aesthetic appeal.
- It is a process that can be carried out in all weathers.
- Since the holes that are made in the slabs are of 2 inches, the process of mudjacking is only suitable for slabs that have a thickness of more than 4 inches.
- If the slab is in a really poor condition then the process is not economical and you will have to get the slab replaced.
- If the process is not carried out correctly it can end up clogging the sewerage lines.
- If the process is carried out in pyramidal form then it takes a lot of time for the slurry to settle.