Concrete Apron

justducky22December 23, 2010

We have a concrete apron along the left side of our house that has sunk down into the ground a bit. It is now pitched directly toward the foundation instead of away. When it rains the water pools (of course) along the foundation. There is a small bit of water seepage on part of that wall in the basement. Not a lot...it only happens when it downpours for more than a day at a time. For example, the last time it happened it had been raining for over a week straight and after a while ended up with a small puddle of water on the floor. My question is, what can we do to repair this? Can we dig up the apron and re-position? Should we call a professional? I would like to keep the apron for drainage as gutters are not an option. How would you approach this problem? Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

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brickeyee

You might be able to have the apron 'mud jacked' back into position.

Grout is injected under the low side to lift the concrete back into position.

It takes a lot of care against a basement wall, not as much against a foooter.

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