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Bulkheads

Repair Methods

Recommended Steps for Soil Subsidence DIY Repairs: Est $150-$600

  1. Dig out the hole behind the bulkhead.
  2. Fill the gap with a piece of cement board.
  3. Place landscape cloth to prevent concrete leakage.
  4. Pour concrete into the hole and cover with sod or dirt.

DIY Repair Techniques: Innovative approaches like wire-brushing concrete, fabricating plywood covers for holes, and
using spongy backing rods for sealing.

Professional Services: Contractors offer various services such as chipping out deteriorated parts, forming, and pouring
concrete.

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DIY approach includes covering diamond-shaped holes in bulkhead section joints with stacked
2x4s on the inside, backed up with concrete

 Est $6,000 for 25ft of bulkhead

Contractor-provided solution involving injecting foam behind the bulkhead to seal leaks

Effective for stopping water intrusion but may not address structural issues.

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Involves chipping out the entire cap, installing forms, and pouring new concrete.

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Significant investment, with an approximate cost of $60,000 for a single detached home

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