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How Polyurethane Is Used to Repair Seawalls

Polyurethane seawall repair offers many advantages over traditional methods. It allows for a clean approach to bolstering your seawall from a landslide. When properly installed, the polyurethane is quickly injected into voids in the subsurface soil and to avoid major excavation, expensive labor, and costly delays. This environmentally friendly solution can prevent further damage and strengthen your seawall considerably.  

Foremost Foundations provides many options for residential and commercial seawall repair to give Gulf Coast residents peace of mind when storms create swells that pound the coastline.

How Does Polyurethane Seawall Repair Work?

Polyurethane resin is waterproof and eco-friendly. Our technicians use it to penetrate a seawall when soil erosion allows for water incursion behind the seawall. The resin, injected into half-inch thick bore holes, displaces water, and solidifies loose soil. Polyurethane seawall repair sounds less invasive than sodium silicate. In addition, polyurethane also lasts longer than cement grout, which breaks down over time.

Signs that It’s Time for Seawall Repair

Every waterfront property owner may worry about a failing seawall. When waves and storm water wash away soil, it puts your building at risk. Here are some other signs that it's time for polyurethane seawall repair:

  • Every wave and high tide washes through gaps and carries away your soil.

  • Concrete walkways and patios have cracks.

  • Your concrete retaining wall has both vertical and horizontal cracks.

  • You have noticeable depressions and cavities or large sinkholes near your seawall.

 

Heed these early warning signs to avoid catastrophic damage to your property.

 

Can You Use Polyurethane in Residential and Commercial Bulwarks?

Polyurethane seawall repair works best for residential bulwarks. Our technicians will inspect your seawall, summarize the damage, and prepare a detailed quote with all your options. In many cases, polyurethane protects your seawall for years to come.

Advantages of Polyurethane Seawall Repairs

Using polyurethane resin injections can help prevent cracks and erosion. If you want a solution to seawall damage that does not involve excavation, this might be the right technique for you.

Here are some of the advantages of using polyurethane to restore your seawall to its original condition:

  • Polyurethane won't negatively impact your landscaping or hardscapes.

  • It doesn't leave behind any messy globs or gunk.

  • It doesn't require any large equipment.

  • Advanced techniques allow us to install polyurethane significantly faster than cement grouting and traditional seawall repair materials.

 

Do you have sea water leaking into your property? Now is the time to schedule seawall repair services for your commercial or residential property along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. If you want a seawall repair solution that is environment friendly and affordable, polyurethane might be the right choice for you.

Contact Foremost Foundations online or call us at (601) 405-1052 for polyurethane seawall repair along the Gulf Coast. We provide upfront estimates and help you understand the process so that you can make an informed decision about your property. Our service area includes the entire Mississippi Gulf Coast

What People Are Saying

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I Highly Recommend

I highly recommend Steve Folk, Bray Watkins and the entire Foremost team. I hired them because part of my driveway sunk nearly 6 inches at the entrance to the carport. Foremost was able to raise the driveway nearly even, which reduced risk of a blown out tire on our vehicles. Additionally, they installed 13 screwjacks under the house, which was dipping towards the middle and creating a bowl effect. We saw an immediate improvement. Their work and customer service were fantastic!

- Tripp Segars