The cost of repairing sidewalks in front of your property can vary. Some are low-cost and others are very expensive. The difference between the two is whether you need to replace your sidewalk or repair it. Replacing a street or sidewalk can be expensive, but if you have a lot of area, this may be the best option for you.
When is your Sidewalk considered to be Damaged?
1. If your sidewalk is damaged to the point where it is unsafe for pedestrians, consider replacing it. Visit our website for more information on how to replace a sidewalk.
2. Though sidewalks are made from the most durable construction material and can last you long but they can deteriorate over time. When you see large, deep cracks, you should start considering replacement over repairs.
3. When there is a fault or discontinuity greater than 1/2 inch in the sidewalk.
4. If the sidewalk has lost its luster or sheen and some techniques like resealing don’t do the job, your sidewalks need a replacement
5. If there is large-scale damage to your sidewalk like potholes, large cracks, or any piece of sidewalk being moved with ordinary foot pressure
Concrete sidewalks have become a staple of urban society, with every city and suburb being covered in miles of sidewalks and large cities like New York being dubbed as a concrete jungle.
You may need to spend hundreds of dollars or more to repair or replace your sidewalk. It all depends on what exactly he damage was and the extent of it. Additional cost for pouring concrete can be incurred as well, depending on what type of concrete you require.
When you have a cracked or raised portion on your sidewalk, it will not only look unattractive but it can also be a major safety hazard for pedestrians. For the best results, consider scheduling replacement of the sidewalk with a professional. The cost depends on many factors including the material and size of crack, the location, and how severe it’s damage is.
A quick search on Houzz will reveal the average cost of concrete sidewalk installation. As of 2017, concrete sidewalks ranged in price from $8 per square foot all the way up to $16 per square foot, depending on the details of your project. The grade and size of the sidewalk also play a big role in how much it costs — whether you need a large expanse for multiple driveway access points or just a small patch for an entranceway.
Sidewalks are an important part of your home and business, so you want to make sure it looks good. This is why we offer a variety of options at affordable prices. If one step in the process is not working for you, give us a call and let us show you how we can help!