If portions of the sidewalks in front of your NYC property have become uneven, you’ve got a potentially gigantic problem on your hands if you ignore it. If anyone trips and falls on any raised portion of your walkways, they could take you to court and win. Furthermore, in New York City, you are responsible for keeping your sidewalks maintained and safe. And that’s where we come in.
When faced with any kind of sidewalk damage from minor cracks to unlevel flagstones, contact Native Sidewalk Repair NYC. We’re the experts with years of experience repairing uneven walkways throughout the metropolitan area.
Most sidewalks are made of concrete, and most concrete walkways are made up of squares called flagstones, or flags for short. The reason for this is to allow for expansion over time.
However, due to time and other factors, your sidewalk will age and the level of some flags might become higher than others, resulting in an uneven sidewalk that can pose dangers to pedestrians, bicyclists, wheelchair users, and others. But what causes this common problem?
Factors that contribute to uneven sidewalks include:
Over time one or more of these things will result in one or more of the following:
But no matter what type of uneven surface, it’s vital you have a professional address it as soon as possible.
Besides being unsightly, you must address all sidewalk damage, particularly an uneven sidewalk. That’s because even just a quarter to half an inch difference in level between two portions of a walkway can cause a pedestrian to fall and injure themselves.
And if any of these things happen, you could wind up with more than an expensive repair on your hands. Plus, as a caring and responsible property owner, you want to ensure everyone who passes by is safe. Not to mention the fact that the law requires you to repair and maintain the walkways adjacent to your properties.
Bottom line, uneven sidewalks can result in the following:
At Native Sidewalk Repair NYC, we have years of experience fixing every kind of uneven sidewalk issue, from tree roots to water and soil issues, and more. Our knowledgeable professionals will inspect the damage, determine the cause, and repair your walkways while keeping costs as low as possible. Contact us today to receive a free quote and take the first step to a safe and level sidewalk.