How to raise carport pavement?

swampwizFebruary 1, 2010

I have my eyes on buying a house, but it has the problem of the carport flooding a little bit in the front from the runoff from the street. The house itself is not a problem since it is about 1-1/2' higher. Probably all that is needed is for there to be an about 2" or so of extra concrete on top of the current pavement.

Is this something that can be done relatively easily? Or would I have to get the whole carport pavement removed and do the carport from scratch?

The driveway itself is also low, and all I am going to do there is just rip up the old driveway (which is all cracked and beat up anyway) and put in a little fill. I don't even plan to park in the driveway except maybe when I would be going away for a long time.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
joe_mn

how far away is the carport from house? if carport is under water, is there water in basement? nothing worse than a wet basement. but you dig a hole in the ground and put in a basement and it always wants to fill up with water.

    Bookmark   February 2, 2010 at 2:20PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Craftsman 3/4 HP Garage Door Opener w/Extension
I just installed a 9.18450 opener with a track extension...
brian_nb
Craftsman Garage Opener Clicks only and LED blinking 5 times
My 1/2 HP Model 139.53641SRT opener clicks to all my...
nosleep
What's the Lowdown on Garage Door Brands??
I have read some prior posts on steel garage door brands...
Xena99
Custom Wood Garage Doors
Does anyone know or have experience with wood garage...
linda_1010
Shop vacuum
Are there any good 12 -15 amp shop vacs that have 1200-1500...
randalls1
Sponsored Products
Kartell | Jelly Tray
$145.00 | YLighting
Safavieh Ultimate Cream/ Beige Shag Rug (4' Round)
Overstock.com
Rattan paper tray
Origin Crafts
Turtle Framed Wall Decor - 18W x 24H in. - WAL-TUD-J-F
$109.00 | Hayneedle
Modern Block Rug 5' x 8' - SLVRGRY ON LTGRY
$699.00 | Horchow
Uttermost Slate Copper Indoor-Outdoor Floor Lamp
Lamps Plus
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™