What is a Mixed-Humid Climate?

At Dritek Solutions, we love our city – Atlanta, GA. Having lived here all our lives and having worked here with the homes and the land for over 30 years, we have become experts about the climate and soils that impact houses and buildings in our beautiful home city. In Atlanta, GA, and the surrounding areas, […]

Why Do I have a Basement Leak, and What Might Cause it?

WHY DO I HAVE A BASEMENT LEAK? Basement leaks happen for many different reasons. Basement leaks can result from something as simple as a plumbing leak or water heater problem. Or they can be the result of something more serious such as inadequate stormwater drainage or a foundation issue. Basement water problems are solvable, but […]

Why Mudjacking Isn’t the Best Fix for Sunken Concrete

Let’s be honest, uneven concrete is unsightly, it lowers your property value, and it’s downright dangerous as a trip hazard. Whether it’s your sinking driveway, sidewalk, patio or pool deck – it needs to be fixed, and fixed right. But what’s the best way to fix your uneven concrete? For many homeowners, the term “mudjacking” […]

Repair With PolyLevel – Don’t Replace!

A crawlspace and a basement are both types of foundations that provide space beneath a home. However, there are several key differences between the two: If you have a home, chances are you have a driveway. (Okay, we really didn’t work too hard on that one, keep reading). Driveways in our region can often become […]

Foundation Repair Isn’t a DIY Job

We work with homeowners every day to diagnose their foundation issues and implement a permanent fix. Occasionally, we are called out to a home after a homeowner has tried to fix the problem themselves. This is NEVER a good idea. Problems with your home’s foundation can affect safety and property value. Foundation problems are complicated. […]

The Importance of Protecting Your Driveway’s Cracks and Joints 

OK, we admit this isn’t the most exciting headline, so if you’ve read this far, we can probably guess that you are at least a bit curious about how and why to seal the various cracks and joints in your driveway, either random or controlled or both.   What’s a Crack? What’s a Joint?  Before […]

Six Reasons Why Polylevel is Better Than Mudjacking

PolyLevel and mudjacking are two distinct methods employed in the field of concrete slab lifting and leveling. There are several factors that differentiate PolyLevel and render it advantageous over traditional mudjacking:

Why Do Garage Lintels Fail?

A garage lintel, like any lintel in a building, may fail for several reasons. A lintel is a horizontal structural element that supports the load above an opening, such as a door or window. Here are some common reasons why a garage lintel might fail:   Overloading: If the lintel is subjected to loads greater […]

Winter Wonders: Transform Your Pool Deck with PolyLevel Repair

While the winter season may seem an unlikely time to think about poolside renovations, it could be the perfect opportunity to address those nagging issues with your concrete pool deck. In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of repairing your pool deck with PolyLevel during the winter months, shedding light on why this innovative […]

What Is The Difference Between A Crawlspace And Basement?

A crawlspace and a basement are both types of foundations that provide space beneath a home. However, there are several key differences between the two: Crawlspace: Height and Accessibility: A crawlspace is a shallow, unfinished space beneath a home, typically around 1 to 3 feet in height. It allows enough room for someone to enter […]

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