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my kitchen floor is sinking and is uneven. I plan to pour concrete to even out the lower portion of the floor that is sinking and is uneven. Will this work?

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Hello Tmc
The method you have described will probably even out the flatness of the floor, but it may not last if the innitial cause of the sinking concrete slab is not identified and corrected.
There is a possibility of softened soil beneath the slab floor due to water saturation of some sort. Possibly a leaking pipe or exterior storm water seeping in under the slab....I would absolutely make certain that you have corrected whatever caused the slab to sink before you repair the flatness of the interior.
I wish you the best!
Respectfully          Ed Eckley

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I will be happy to answer any questions regarding foundation problems of any type. Questions pertaining to construction methods, Problematic soils, Settling & Movement, Frame torsion & racking, Preventative measures, Repair methods of all types.

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Over 18 years in the industry. A.S.M.E. Certified,(American Society of Mechanical Engineering). Hydraulics Design Expert. 18 years of hands on soil manipulation. Over 500 homes repaired, and over 20 commercial buildings repaired. Extensive soil knowledge. Familiar with most types of repair methods and the expected results of each.

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Ezine.com Article Title: Foundation Problems Do's & Don'ts custombuildingsupport.com: Foundation Repair Methods

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High School Graduate 1976 Trade School Graduate 1976 College Graduate 1978

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Certificates of achievment: Excel Industries Letters of appreciation: City of Golden Awards & Plaques: Jacobsen Turf Division

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