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Sidewalk Repair 

Cracked and settling concrete sidewalks can pose significant risks and disrupt the look of your home. 

Foundation Recovery Systems delivers a reliable concrete lifting method that enhances the safety and aesthetic appeal of your sidewalk. Our cutting-edge SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ polyurethane injections effectively fill the voids beneath the concrete, successfully raising and stabilizing the slabs for long-lasting results. 

With more than three decades of experience, homeowners throughout our region have trusted us to strengthen their concrete, ensuring stability and safety. Trust our expertise to provide a robust and reliable solution. 

Explore our comprehensive guide to fully understand the durability and safety benefits of SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ for your sidewalks. 

What is Concrete Sidewalk Repair? 

Concrete sidewalk repair is a solution to stop the tripping risks and aesthetic challenges posed by cracking, sinking, and damaged sidewalks.   

While mudjacking and concrete repouring have been traditional repair methods, they come with disadvantages: they are expensive, disruptive, temporary, and don’t address the underlying issues that cause sidewalk damage. 

Often, unstable or expansive soil underneath the concrete and excessive saturation lead to the concrete’s degradation. Utilizing the SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ system is crucial in providing a robust, environmentally friendly, and rapid solution for realigning sinking concrete slabs. 

Not only does concrete lifting serve as an effective standalone repair method, but it also complements other comprehensive home solutions provided by Foundation Recovery Systems, enhancing the overall structural integrity of your property. 

Signs Your Concrete Sidewalk Needs How We Install Concrete Sidewalk Repair 

Recognizing the need for sidewalk repair is crucial for maintaining a safe and aesthetically pleasing outdoor space. If you observe any of the following signs, your sidewalk may require professional attention: 

  • Extensive cracks wider than ¼ inch 
  • Misaligned, tilted, or sinking slabs 
  • Visible height differences between slabs 
  • Slabs that feel unstable or shift underfoot 
  • Issues like pitting, flaking, and discoloration 
  • Water or mud pooling on the surface 

Addressing these issues promptly with Foundation Recovery Systems can prevent further damage, reduce safety hazards, and save on the costs associated with more extensive repairs. Early intervention often results in less invasive solutions. 

Is Concrete Sidewalk Repair Necessary? 

Yes. Concrete sidewalk repair is crucial for ensuring safety and preserving the visual appeal of your property. 

Delaying necessary repairs can make the damage worse, leading to more complex and costly solutions. Addressing sidewalk issues in a timely manner ensures its longevity, contributing to the overall safety and aesthetic appeal of your property. 

Incorporating sidewalk repair as part of a comprehensive home solution helps to mitigate potential structural and environmental challenges, ensuring a stable, secure, and attractive living environment. 

What Are the Benefits of Concrete Sidewalk Repair? 

Repairing your concrete sidewalk offers several advantages: 

Enhanced Safety and Accessibility 

Repairing uneven sidewalks eliminates tripping hazards, creating a safer walking surface. Addressing cracks and sealing joints also contributes to a more uniform pathway, enhancing accessibility for everyone. 

Prevention of Further Damage 

Ignoring issues like cracks and sinking can lead to more severe problems over time, as water infiltration worsens soil erosion beneath the concrete. Stabilizing the soil and lifting the concrete prevents further damage, while our maintenance services ensure the longevity of the repairs. 

Boosted Curb Appeal 

A well-maintained sidewalk enhances the overall appearance of your property and can increase its market value. Choose Foundation Recovery Systems’ SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ system for an efficient, durable, and aesthetically pleasing solution. 

How We Install Concrete Sidewalk Repair 

Our skilled technicians follow a specific procedure to ensure lasting sidewalk repair: 

  • Conducting a thorough inspection to identify the cause of damage and the necessary repairs. 
  • Drilling small, discrete holes in the affected areas. 
  • Inserting injection ports into the holes. 
  • Preparing a special two-part, closed-cell polymer foam. 
  • Injecting the foam, allowing it to expand and fill voids, solidifying within 15 minutes. 
  • Lifting the slab and stabilizing the soil underneath. 
  • Removing the ports and smoothing out the drilled holes. 
  • Applying a protective sealant to cracks and joints. 
  • Implementing ongoing maintenance and monitoring practices. 

Trust Foundation Recovery Systems for reliable and effective sidewalk repair solutions. 

Why Our Sidewalk Repair is the Best Choice for Your Home 

The SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting system from Foundation Recovery Systems offers a unique set of features and benefits: 

  • Precision: Our system ensures accurate lifting and stabilization of concrete slabs. 
  • Non-Invasive: Our process requires minimal drilling, avoiding the need for heavy machinery or extensive excavation. 
  • Lightweight: The foam we use is much lighter than traditional concrete or mudjacking materials. 
  • Quick Curing: The material solidifies in just 15 minutes, allowing for immediate use of the sidewalk. 
  • Durability: Our foam is designed to withstand environmental stressors and last for years. 
  • Versatility: Suitable for various concrete surfaces. 
  • Eco-Friendly: Made from sustainable materials. 
  • Subtle: Our repairs are designed to be inconspicuous, providing a seamless finish. 

Contact Foundation Recovery Systems for Concrete Sidewalk Repair Today! 

Secure the integrity of your sidewalk with the unmatched reliability of Foundation Recovery Systems and our SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ system. Contact us today for a free inspection and estimate and take the first step towards a safer and more stable sidewalk. 

As specialists in concrete repair, we have the knowledge and experience to provide lasting solutions. Our team will thoroughly evaluate your sidewalk, providing customized solutions to address damage and prevent future issues. 


Yes, Foundation Recovery Systems offers a warranty for our sidewalk repair services, demonstrating our dedication to quality and customer satisfaction. Our warranty details will be provided to you during the inspection and quote process. Please feel free to ask our specialists about the warranty terms and conditions, and we’ll be happy to assist you. 

The cost of sidewalk repair varies depending on several factors, including the extent of damage, size of the area, and chosen repair method. Our SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ system offers an efficient, cost-effective solution, often outperforming the longevity and efficiency of traditional methods. Contact us today to arrange a free inspection and receive an accurate, transparent quote, along with financing options, tailored to your unique needs. 

Traditional repair methods like mudjacking and concrete repouring can take several days to cure. However, Foundation Recovery Systems’ concrete lifting process can be completed in just one day, with the polyurethane foam curing in just 15 minutes. Contact us to learn more and schedule a free inspection

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Our Locations

Cedar Rapids Location

3349 Southgate Ct SW,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 220-5034

Central Illinois Location

2064 N Woodford St.
Decatur, IL 62526

Des Moines Location

2401 SE Creekview Dr.
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 373-8491

Kansas City Location

7280 NW 87th Terrace, Suite C-210
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 774-1539

Lee's Summit Location

211 SE State Route 150
Lee's Summit, MO 64082
(816) 774-1539

Moberly Location

1872 State Hwy M Moberly
MO 65270
(660) 202-8662

Springfield Location
3020 N. Martin Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803
(417) 612-8286
St. Louis Location

1625 Larkin Williams rd.
Fenton, MO 63026
(314) 207-9995