Pros And Cons of Mudjacking

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:

Pros

  1. Mudjacking has zero tripping hazard while in case of slab replacement there is always the risk of tripping.
  2. It is a cheaper process, you can say that it is almost half the price of what it costs for slab replacement.
  3. The load removal from the slab is not required also it does not affect the foundation of your home during the process.
  4. There are so many different contractors that offer mudjacking services such as mudjacking STL, this makes it easy for you to hire a contractor.
  5. It requires less time and can be used immediately after the process.
  6. The process is environmentally friendly as the slurry that is used is free from any toxicities, also the process produces minimized wastages.
  7. The concrete retains its color which gives it a more aesthetic appeal.
  8. It is a process that can be carried out in all weathers.

Cons

  1. 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.
  2. If the slab is in a really poor condition then the process is not economical and you will have to get the slab replaced.
  3. If the process is not carried out correctly it can end up clogging the sewerage lines.
  4. If the process is carried out in pyramidal form then it takes a lot of time for the slurry to settle.
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