Concrete Restoration and its Improvement on Insulation

Concrete insulation is an important step in the restoration process. A leveler sits on a divider as insulation bricks pad a concrete wall.

There are many essential reasons to have the concrete on your building repaired. At the top of that list is maintaining the structural integrity of the foundation. Concrete restoration repairs the old and damaged concrete, helping the building return to its original appearance. But another added benefit to concrete restoration is ensuring that insulation is properly installed during the process.

One big advantage of concrete restoration is how it is much less expensive than a new construction. Professionals that work on restoring concrete understand the importance of identifying and fixing any structural damage, and they also know how important it is for the building to maintain its current look. Even though businesses never want their buildings to experience concrete damage, they appreciate how concrete restoration can lead to improved safety for their customers and employees.

As the concrete is being restored, building owners may want to look at ways that they can save more money and become more energy efficient. Thankfully for them, this restoration process can also provide benefits through better insulation. Damaged concrete can mean cracks, and cracks mean air can freely pass into or out of the building. In cold winters and hot summers, this can mean more stress on the building’s HVAC system.

Maintaining that consistent, comfortable temperature can only happen when the concrete’s insulation properties are intact. This is important to any business owner, but it should also be on the minds of homeowners. Drafts can be hard to identify, and harder still to fix when that draft is coming through a crack in the concrete. Repairing the crack does more than just increase your home’s insulation, but by addressing the problem sooner, you can prevent further damage and even identify underlying problems.

In other situations, when a homeowner puts their house on the market, they want to make sure that there is no damage to the foundation or other concrete fixtures. Damaged concrete can turn away potential buyers, and appraisers will notice cracks or chips and adjust the home’s value. Therefore, by repairing and restoring concrete, you can increase your home’s value. 

Improving insulation is only one of the main reasons for looking at concrete restoration for any commercial or residential building. DC Byers will help look for those problem areas that allow air in and out of the structure, and quickly resolve the issue before further damage can appear. Once we locate the issue, we can grind out the failing concrete and replace it with concrete that matches the existing slab.

To get a quote on any of your concrete repair needs, call DC Byers Company/Grand Rapids today at (616) 538-7300. Our experience and expertise allow us to assess the damage correctly and plan how to perform the repairs to allow you to use your space properly.

For concrete restoration and repair, DC Byers Company/Grand Rapids looks at all the factors contributing to the deterioration of the concrete. By understanding the underlying problems, we can start working on the most satisfying and cost-effective solutions.

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