Cracked and sunken concrete slabs in your basement and around your home can pose significant trip hazards for those who walk on them on a daily basis. This puts the homeowner at risk of liability for injuries or accidents.
When concrete settle, they pose more than cosmetic problems. Once it is cracked or sinking, the problem will continue to progress. Over time this causes safety concerns, lets water in and can even cause structural damage to other parts of your home.
It is the soil underneath the concrete that has caused the settlement. The soil has failed to support the slab for one of these reason: drying and shrinking soils, wetting and softening of soil, poorly compacted fill soil.