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Level Concrete Slabs - A Homeowner's Guide

Slab Jacking with Polyurethane vs. Mudjacking

Sand Stabilization

Leveling Concrete with Foam

Home Leak Repair with Polyurethane Grout

Slab Leak Repair

Soil Stabilization Companies - A Guide for Property Owners

Foam Concrete Lifting - A Durable Solution for Sunken Slabs

How to Stabilize Soil

Raising Concrete Slabs - What Every Homeowner Should Know

Lifting Concrete - A Precise and Permanent Solution

Sidewalk Leveling with Polyurethane

The Cost of Concrete Leveling

Two Types of Deep Lock® Soil Stabilization Work

Reminder: Register for Alchatek 2024 Spring Training

How to Repair a Sunken Driveway

Using Deep Lock® on Slab Lifting Jobs

Case Study - Port Sulphur Siphon System Void Fill

Case Study - Stabilizing a 5.75 Million Pound Space Launch System

Register for Alchatek 2024 Spring Training

Visit Alchatek at Sprayfoam 2024

Road Pavement Bird Bath Repair Series - 3. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Road Pavement Bird Bath Repair Series - 2. Deep Lock® Repair

Road Pavement Bird Bath Repair Series - 1. Introduction

Coating Failure Prevention & Repair Series - 3. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Coating Failure Prevention & Repair Series - 2. Curtain Grouting with Polyurethane

Coating Failure Prevention & Repair Series - 1. Causes of Coating Failure

Geotech Solutions for New Construction Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Geotech Solutions for New Construction Series - 4. Supporting New Footings and Slabs

Geotech Solutions for New Construction Series - 3. Complex Excavation

Geotech Solutions for New Construction Series - 2. Zero Lot Line Excavation

Geotech Solutions for New Construction Series - 1. Road Widening

Irrigation District Leak Seal Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Irrigation District Leak Seal Series - 4. Sealing Panel Joint Leaks

Irrigation District Leak Seal Series - 3. Addressing Burrowed Tunnels

Irrigation District Leak Seal Series - 2. Combatting Seepage

Irrigation District Leak Seal Series - 1. Understanding the Challenge

Ground Stabilization with Polyurethane Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Ground Stabilization with Polyurethane Series - 4. Ground Stabilization Contractors

Ground Stabilization with Polyurethane Series - 3. Rock & Gravel Stabilization

Ground Stabilization with Polyurethane Series - 2. Residential & Commercial Solutions

Ground Stabilization with Polyurethane Series - 1. Introduction

Leak Seal for New Construction Defects Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Leak Seal for New Construction Defects Series - 4. Sealing Pipe Penetrations

Leak Seal for New Construction Defects Series - 3. Curtain Grouting

Leak Seal for New Construction Defects Series - 2. Crack Injection

Leak Seal for New Construction Defects Series - 1. Introduction

Exciting News from Alchatek! We're Growing Our Sales Team!

Deep Lock® Soil Stabilization in Cold Weather Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Deep Lock® Soil Stabilization in Cold Weather Series - 4. Case Studies

Deep Lock® Soil Stabilization in Cold Weather Series - 3. Polymers

Deep Lock® Soil Stabilization in Cold Weather Series - 2. Equipment

Deep Lock® Soil Stabilization in Cold Weather Series - 1. Definition and Applications

Preventative Maintenance with Waterproofing Grout Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Preventative Maintenance with Waterproofing Grout Series - 4. When to Call In a Professional Contractor

Preventative Maintenance with Waterproofing Grout Series - 3. The Power of Prevention with Waterproofing Grout

Preventative Maintenance with Waterproofing Grout Series - 2. Understanding Water Damage

Preventative Maintenance with Waterproofing Grout Series - 1. The Silent Threat of Infiltration

Post-Holiday Slowdown Slab Maintenance Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Post-Holiday Slowdown Slab Maintenance Series - 4. The Most Effective Repair Method

Post-Holiday Slowdown Slab Maintenance Series - 3. The Cost of Neglect

Post-Holiday Slowdown Slab Maintenance Series - 2. Understanding the Basics

Post-Holiday Slowdown Slab Maintenance Series - 1. The Perfect Time for Concrete Leveling

Historical Structure Leak Seal Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Historical Structure Leak Seal Series - 4. Probe Grouting to Protect Below-Grade Walls

Historical Structure Leak Seal Series - 3. Polyurethane Grout for Major Leaks and Voids

Historical Structure Leak Seal Series - 2. Acrylate Grout for a Clean & Precise Repair

Historical Structure Leak Seal Series - 1. Overview

Bridge Approach Slab Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Bridge Approach Slab Series - 4. Maximizing Cost-Effectiveness

Bridge Approach Slab Series - 3. Minimizing Traffic Disruptions

Bridge Approach Slab Series - 2. Restoring Structural Integrity

Bridge Appraoch Slab Series - 1. Ensuring Vehicle Safety

Elevator Pit Leak Seal Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Elevator Pit Leak Seal Series - 4. Choosing a Waterproofing Contractor

Elevator Pit Leak Seal Series - 3. Maintenance and Prevention

Elevator Pit Leak Seal Series - 2. Waterproofing with Polyurethane Grout

Elevator Pit Leak Seal Series - 1. The Consequences of Neglect

Basement Floor Stabilization Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Basement Floor Stabilization Series - 4. Hiring a Contractor

Basement Floor Stabilization Series - 3. Environmentally Safe Solutions

Basement Floor Stabilization Series - 2. Polyurethane Foam

Basement Floor Stabilization Series - 1. Overview

Wastewater System Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Wastewater System Series - 4. Sealing Leaks and Saving Money

Wastewater System Series - 3. Leak Seal Applications

Wastewater System Series - 2. Sealing with Polyurethane Grout

Wastewater System Series - 1. Leak Repair Overview

Warehouse Slab Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Warehouse Slab Series - 4. Hire a Qualified Repair Contractor

Warehouse Slab Series - 3. Prioritize Safety

Warehouse Slab Series - 2. Extend Equipment Life

Warehouse Slab Series - 1. Minimize Downtime

Alchatek Welcomes Kyle Harvey

Alchatek Welcomes Paul Melendez-Sandoval

Utility Vault Leak Seal series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Utility Vault Leak Seal Series - 4. Choosing a Contractor

Utility Vault Leak Seal Series - 3. The Advantages of Using Polyurethane Grout

Utility Vault Leak Seal Series - 2. Repairing Leaks with Polyurethane Grout

Utility Vault Leak Seal Series - 1. Overview

Holiday Foot Traffic & Trip Hazard Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Holiday Foot Traffic & Trip Hazard Series - 4. Working with Your Contractor

Holiday Foot Traffic & Trip Hazard Series - 3. Preparing for the Rush

Holiday Foot Traffic & Trip Hazard Series - 2. Choosing a Repair Method

Holiday Foot Traffic & Trip Hazard Series - 1. Examining the Risks

Parking Garage Waterproofing Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Parking Garage Waterproofing Series - 4. Electrical Safety

Parking Garage Waterproofing Series - 3. Environmental Corrosion

Parking Garage Waterproofing Series - 2. Below-Grade Drainage

Parking Garage Waterproofing Series - 1. Leaks and Structural Issues

Driveway Concrete Leveling Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Driveway Concrete Leveling Series - 4. Hiring a Slab Lifting Contractor

Driveway Concrete Leveling Series - 3. Polyurethane vs. Mudjacking

Driveway Concrete Leveling Series - 2. Repair or Replace

Driveway Concrete Leveling Series - 1. Sunken Slabs

Public Aquarium Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Public Aquarium Series - 4. Choosing Durable Leak Seal Materials

Public Aquarium Series - 3. Choosing Compatible Leak Seal Materials

Public Aquarium Series - 2. Guarding Aquatic Life

Public Aquarium Series - 1. Enhancing the Visitor Experience

Stormwater System Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Stormwater System Series - 4. Prioritize Repairs

Stormwater System Series - 3. Evaluate Sealing Options

Stormwater System Series - 2. Pinpoint Leak Sources

Stormwater System Series - 1. Fix Hydraulic Inefficiency

Winter Contracting Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Winter Contracting Series - 4. Prepping a PolyBadger for Winter Storage

Winter Contracting Series - 3. Prepping a Slab Lifting Rig for Winter Storage

Winter Contracting Series - 2. Finding Jobs

Winter Contracting Series - 1. Maximizing Productivity

Dam Leak Repair Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Dam Leak Repair Series - 4. Environmental Safeguards

Dam Leak Repair Series - 3. Energy Efficiency

Dam Leak Repair Series - 2. Sediment Challenges

Dam Leak Repair Series - 1. Erosion Control

Factory Floor Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Factory Floor Series - 4. Managing Slab Instability

Factory Floor Series - 3. Safety, Regulatory, and Environmental Concerns

Factory Floor Series - 2. Operational Impact and Financial Considerations

Factory Floor Series - 1. Slab Instability in Industrial Settings

Year-End Municipal Budget Series - 5. Contact Alchatek for Assistance

Year-End Municipal Budget Series - 4. Future-Proofing Infrastructure Now

Year-End Municipal Budget Series - 3. Polyurethane Leak Seal Methods

Year-End Municipal Budget Series - 2. Prioritizing Leak Repair

Year-End Municipal Budget Series - 1. Use It or Lose It

Tunnel Leak Seal Series - 4. Resource Allocation

Tunnel Leak Seal Series - 3. Leak Seal Methods

Tunnel Leak Seal Series - 2. Assessing Tunnel Leaks

Tunnel Leak Seal Series - 1. The Real-World Impact of Tunnel Leaks

Grain Silo Maintenance Series - 4. Maintenance Strategies

Grain Silo Maintenance Series - 3. Disaster Preparedness

Grain Silo Maintenance Series - 2. Leveling Silo Slabs

Grain Silo Maintenance Series - 1. Sealing Elevator Pit Leaks

Commercial Slab Care Series - 4. Taking Action

Commercial Slab Care Series - 3. Polyurethane Repair

Commercial Slab Care Series - 2. The Risk and Dangers of Unstable Slabs

Commercial Slab Care Series - 1. Understanding the Basics

Municipal Solutions Series - 4. Ensuring Regulatory Compliance

Municipal Solutions Series - 3. Preventing Expensive Emergency Repairs

Municipal Solutions Series - 2. Eco-Friendly Wastewater Management

Municipal Solutions Series - 1. Is Your System Under an EPA Mandate?

5 Steps of Crack Injection – 5. Injecting Resin

5 Steps of Crack Injection – 4. Flushing Cracks

Soil Behavior Series - 4. Polyurethane Grouts in Action

Soil Behavior Series - 3. The Role of Polyurethane Grout in Ground Predictability

Soil Behavior Series - 2. Challenges in Soil Behavior Forecasting

Soil Behavior Series - 1. Laying the Groundwork

5 Steps of Crack Injection – 3. Installing Ports

AP Surface Guard 125

Polymer Soil Stabilization: Specification Guidance for Geotechnical Engineers

5 Steps of Crack Injection – 2. Flushing Holes

Spetec PUR GT380: Now Available in Cartridges

Precision in Polyurethane Grouting: A Look at Modern Injection Equipment

5 Steps of Crack Injection – 1. Drilling Holes (Continued)

Polyurethane Grout for Leak Repair: Economic Implications for Municipalities

5 Steps of Crack Injection - 1. Drilling Holes

Case Study - Leveling Bridge Approach & Departure Slabs

Case Study - Sealing Hairline Cracks in a Fire Protection Storage Tank

5 Steps of Crack Injection - Sealing Leaks in Concrete

Hydrophobic Polyurethanes vs Hydrophilic Polyurethanes

Case Study - Abandoned Pipe Grouting at Carrington Woods Lake Dam

The Causes of Unstable Soil - Decomposition

The Causes of Unstable Soil - Freezing and Thawing

The Causes of Unstable Soil - Poor Compaction

The Causes of Unstable Soil - Erosion

The Causes of Unstable Soil - A Brief Overview

Concrete Leveling with Polyurethane Foam - How Strong is Strong Enough?

Waterproofing in a Dry Environment

Polyurethane Estimating Calculator & Leak Seal Material Selection Guide

The Five Rules of Leak Seal Grouting

Why NSF Approval is Important for Geotech and Leak Seal Material

Polyurethane vs Epoxy for Waterproofing

Pressure in Crack Injection

Cartridges vs Pumps for Crack Injection

Case Study - Road Stabilization and Corrugated Metal Pipe Repair

Alchatek Lifting Foam Application Guide

AP Gel Patch for Structural Repair of Deteriorated Concrete

Choosing a Concrete Leak Seal Solution

Stage Grouting: A Methodical Approach to Curtain Grouting

Restoration Waterproofing