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Porch Repair

 Your concrete porch should be a safe and welcoming space, but sinking and cracking can pose significant risks. This underscores the importance of repair and maintenance. 

At Bay Area Underpinning, we use the revolutionary SettleStop™ PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting process to tackle this issue head-on. As your trusted partner in concrete lifting and comprehensive home solutions, we help homeowners restore the safety, stability, and curb appeal of their exterior concrete.

This page provides valuable insights into concrete porch repairs and the unique advantages of our approach.

What is Concrete Porch Repair?

Concrete porch repair entails the restoration of damaged, cracked, or sunken concrete on your porch. This process is vital for your property’s aesthetics and safety.

Conventional repair methods like concrete repouring or mudjacking are temporary fixes that do not address the root cause of the problem. Bay Area Underpinning offers a superior solution: PolyRenewal™ polyurethane foam injections that gently lift concrete slabs and stabilize the underlying soil.

Our approach includes concrete lifting as part of a comprehensive, whole-home solution, addressing underlying issues like unstable, expansive soil and oversaturation. This holistic approach ensures a lasting repair that complements your home’s overall structural health.

If we determine the problem is structural, we may also implement foundation repairs such as foundation piers.

Signs Your Concrete Porch Needs Repair

Your porch may require repair if you notice these telltale symptoms:

  • Visible cracks on the porch surface
  • Pitting, flaking, or staining on the concrete
  • Obvious sinking slabs or uneven areas
  • Water pooling after rain
  • Gaps between the porch and the main structure
  • Loose, wobbly, or sinking steps
  • Leaning porch posts or railings

Promptly addressing these issues can prevent further damage and ensure a secure environment near your porch. When you observe these warning signs, contact Bay Area Underpinning for a free inspection and repair estimate.

Is Concrete Porch Repair Necessary?

Yes, repairing your concrete porch now saves you from future inconveniences. Delaying repairs can lead to more extensive damage and higher repair costs associated with limited options.

Since the porch is an extension of your home, its condition affects the overall structure. Timely repairs also ensure the longevity of your entire home.

Avoid quick fixes from big-box stores or settling for traditional repair techniques like mudjacking and complete replacement. These temporary solutions do not address the root cause of the problem. Bay Area Underpinning’s solutions are part of our comprehensive whole-home solution designed for enduring results. Having your porch evaluated and repaired as soon as issues arise is essential.

What Are the Benefits of Concrete Porch Repair?

Repairing your concrete porch offers numerous advantages:

Safer Home

Lifting and stabilizing sunken concrete on your porch eliminates tripping hazards, providing peace of mind for your family and guests.

Improved Curb Appeal

A smooth, even porch surface enhances your home’s aesthetics and property value.

Enhanced Home Value

Repairing your concrete porch safeguards your investment and enhances its curb appeal, making it more attractive to potential buyers.

Long-term Peace of Mind

Our proprietary PolyRenewal™ system delivers long-lasting results. Unlike generic solutions from big-box stores, our products are designed for durability and effectiveness.

To experience these benefits fully, rely on our expert services and advanced solutions over basic DIY fixes.

How Our Concrete Porch Repair System Works

Bay Area Underpinning’s installation crews follow these crucial steps when using PolyRenewal™:

  • Inspect and measure the damaged areas of your porch.
  • Drill small holes into the affected porch areas.
  • Place injection ports in the holes.
  • Mix a two-part, closed-cell polyurethane foam.
  • Inject the foam beneath the porch slabs.
  • Allow the foam to expand, fill the voids, lift the concrete, and cure.
  • Remove the injection ports.
  • Fill and smooth the drilled holes.
  • Seal cracks and joints to prevent future damage.
  • Schedule annual maintenance inspections for optimal protection.

As the leading concrete repair experts in the Bay Area, we ensure your concrete porch repair is done correctly for long-lasting results.

Why Our Porch Repair is the Best Choice for Your Home

Bay Area Underpinning sets the standard in concrete porch remediation with the exceptional advantages and features of our PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting system, which include:

  • Precision: The PolyRenewal™ technique boasts exceptional accuracy in lifting and securing concrete porches.
  • Non-Invasive Approach: We drill smaller holes for the installation, eliminating the need for heavy, bulky equipment or extensive excavation.
  • Lightweight Material: The foam is considerably lighter than other materials used in mudjacking or concrete repouring.
  • Fast-Acting: Solidifies in just 15 minutes, reducing inconvenience and downtime and allowing you to use your concrete the same day.
  • Durable: It resists environmental challenges and will not wash out, settle, or erode, ensuring longevity.
  • Versatile: Suitable for many different concrete surfaces.
  • Eco-Friendly: Made from non-toxic, sustainable, and long-lasting materials.
  • Discreet: Repairs integrate effortlessly with the existing environment.
  • Ongoing Protection: Our annual maintenance inspections affirm prolonged excellence.

Contact Bay Area Underpinning for Concrete Porch Repair Today!

Elevate your porch’s beauty and safety with our expert solutions. Don’t wait for minor issues to become major problems. Our state-of-the-art concrete lifting system completely renews your porch for enhanced safety, curb appeal, and resale value.

As the trusted concrete repair provider for the Bay Area, homeowners have relied on us to restore their concrete porches for nearly 20 years. Contact Bay Area Underpinning today for a free inspection and no-obligation estimate. From the initial inspection to the repair completion, we promise to be by your side every step of the way.


Concrete porch damage is often caused by expansive soil, erosion, inadequate drainage, tree roots, earthquakes, or normal wear and tear over time. Bay Area Underpinning’s proprietary PolyRenewal™ concrete lifting system solves the problem at its root cause by stabilizing the porch and underlying soil. Contact us to learn more and to schedule a free inspection.

Bay Area Underpinning’s PolyRenewal™ system is a two-part polyurethane foam that weighs significantly less than traditional repair materials, yet it will not wash out or erode from under the concrete. Our system does not leach chemicals into the soil. It is a quick-curing solution superior to traditional methods like mudjacking. Learn more during a free inspection with one of our professionals.

Yes, routine monitoring ensures lasting results and prevents future problems. You can also enroll in one of Bay Area Underpinning’s annual maintenance plans. We conduct yearly assessments of your concrete and perform any necessary adjustments. Contact us to learn more.

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