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Trip Hazards

Comply with the ADA and Keep Sidewalks Safe & Accessible to all Pedestrians by Reducing Trip Hazards

Sidewalks play an important role in pedestrian safety whether in a busy urban environment or a rural setting. Trip hazards on public sidewalks and walkways are liability risks. Trip hazards challenge all citizens, but especially the old, young and disabled. Decrease the odds of a lawsuit by removing sidewalk trip hazards.

Tree roots, natural shifting or settling of ground, weather or concrete replacement where the previous level was not matched are just a few things that can cause concrete pathway or concrete sidewalk trip hazards. Regardless of the cause of your trip hazard, we’ll make your sidewalk safe and ADA compliant.

There are four common methods to remove trip hazards – saw cutting, grinding, patching & ramping and removing and replacing concrete slabs. Each method has its advantages and is applicable for specific situations. Saw cutting removes trip hazards up to two and a half inches in height, minimizes damage to concrete and is ideal for difficult to reach places. Grinding removes trip hazards of one inch or less but can’t remove trip hazards in difficult to reach areas. Patching pours concrete on trip hazards and is a fast but temporary fix. When trip hazards are higher than two and a half inches, replacement of sidewalks removes trip hazards. It’s best to contact us for a free estimate so we can determine if repairing your trip hazard is an option or if removing and replacing concrete slabs is required. We’ll provide the best, most cost effective solution to eliminate your trip hazard.

Regular removal of trip hazards prevents having to deal with costly concrete slab replacements. Removing sidewalk trip hazards requires expertise and knowledge of both construction and decorative techniques, as well as construction standards and regulations. Buchheit Construction specializes in repairing and replacing sidewalk trip hazards. Experienced in both residential trip hazard removal and commercial trip hazard removal services, Buchheit Construction is happy to accommodate our customer’s project, no matter the size. Our portfolio consists of pouring new concrete structures — from decorative finishes, stamped and colored concrete to standard curbs and sidewalks for cities and subdivisions, to repair and replacement of concrete structures. Other concrete structures, such as large retaining walls, patios and driveways are typically included in most projects we complete for our customers throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area.

We use premium materials and tools for our concrete sidewalk trip hazard projects. Our materials, tools and experience allow us to offer affordable and permanent solutions to trip hazards. We’re just not any concrete grinding contractor. We’re proud of our solid reputation of skilled workmanship and are ready to provide it to you.

Trip hazards can be removed several ways. Let us design and build a permanent solution to solve your problem. You’ll be happy with our workmanship. Buchheit Construction is happy to meet with you free of charge to discuss trip hazard repair and replacement options.

Contact Us Today for a FREE Stamped Concrete Sidewalk Estimate

The benefit of decorative stamped concrete patio versus natural stone is lower cost, higher durability and inherent strength and endurance. Buchheit Construction has a large selection of available concrete stamps, patterns and designs to transform your home. If you have been considering stamped concrete patio, call us today and we can show you how decorative concrete can transform your patio into a paradise.

We provide an ongoing commitment to our concrete sidewalks all over St. Louis, while providing fast, professional customer service and satisfaction that has earned us a reputation for being a professional stamped concrete sidewalks contractor with reliability and quality workmanship. We are committed to our customers before, during, and after the installation.

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