What Is Sinkhole Remediation?
Sinkholes are depressions or holes in the ground that are caused by the collapse of the surface layer of soil in a given area. Most often, sinkholes are caused by excess moisture that slowly erodes away the soil underground. When enough of the soil is eroded, or when large voids are created, the surrounding soil can collapse and create a sinkhole. They can be disastrous in certain circumstances. For example, sinkholes that occur beneath roadways or near commercial structures can cause extensive damage, such as cracked concrete and broken foundations. Sinkhole remediation, as the name implies, is a term used to describe the methods used to repair sinkholes. The term can also refer to preventative measures used to get out in front of potential sinkholes in areas where ground soil has been determined as weak or loosely packed.
Sinkhole Remediation Services from Engineered Solutions
At Engineered Solutions, we offer a variety of sinkhole remediation services. One of our most effective and popular remedial methods is compaction grouting. Compaction grouting is a sinkhole remediation method designed to increase the load the soil can bear by boosting the strength of the soil beneath it.
The process involves:
- Drilling into the affected area, down underneath the soil using a limited access drill
- Injecting a concrete grout mixture into the ground under high pressure
- Compacting the soil and injecting the mixture until the load bearing capacity reaches intended levels
- Finishing off the area and potentially repairing any foundation damage caused by the sinkhole
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Our sinkhole remediation services are some of the best and most reliable in Atlanta, throughout Georgia, and in the surrounding areas. We offer lifetime workmanship warranties on our repairs to help provide you with peace of mind about the work we perform and your investment.
For more information about the sinkhole remediation services we offer in the Greater Atlanta, GA, area, contact Engineered Solutions today.