Concrete is a commonly used material in the home, as it provides stability and durability. Concrete is often used for foundations, sidewalks, patios and more. When concrete is installed correctly, the project will be completed without any issues and will last for many years without problems. However, concrete can be subject to a repair need which can be time-consuming and costly.

So, what happens when you have a completed repair job, but you went with someone else and it’s messed up? How much will the repair cost you? What if you just moved to a new home and found a repair job was not done the right way? Whenever a repair job is taken up and redone, there will be a cost involved. So, how much will you pay to redo “the other guys” repair job?

To start, the price will be dependent on several factors. First, you must consider the area of repair. If we are repairing a small section of a concrete sidewalk, then we will only need a small portion of supplies and should be able to complete the job fairly quickly. If you are repairing a large patio, then we will need even more concrete and more time.

If you are completing the job yourself, then the cost to you will only be materials. If you are hiring professionals to complete the job, the cost will be a little higher. You might be able to save money by taking up the repair area and have the space ready for the professional, but it won’t take much off the price.

If you are hiring a professional to do the work for you, you’ll want to hire individuals who have experience in concrete repair work and have a solid reputation for getting the job done.

By working with a professional, you can ensure that project is completed on time and in a proper manner. By trying to do the repair work yourself, you may end up spending more time and money to have the concrete repairs completed.

Think about the project you have within your home. Is it something you think you can handle? Does it require any landscaping grading or leveling? Do you have experience with mixing and laying concrete? Consider all variables before trying to tackle a concrete repair yourself. By learning what you can about how the repair should take place, you can determine if you should handle the repair yourself or work with a professional.

When in doubt, always go with us. It may cost a little more than trying to take it on yourself, but you can rest easy knowing the repair work was completed by a team that knows what they are doing. The repair will be fixed, and your concrete will look it’s very best, withstanding the test of time for many years to come.

When it comes to your next concrete repair project, weigh the pros and cons and make the best decision for your home based on your findings.


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Lance Davis is a third generation Concrete Contractor with over 10+ years experience in concrete repair and slabjacking. His company Davis & Sons Concrete has proudly served all of North Central Illinois, Rockford and the outer suburbs - and he would love to hear from you!

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