is Safewalks Concrete Grinding?
Concrete Grinding is an innovative approach to eliminating trip hazards by using
a surface grinder to bevel down the high side of two joining sections of concrete.
The high side is ground down flush to the adjacent concrete or asphalt, permanently
eliminating the 'trip hazard'. This operation is largely beneficial and efficient
from every angle of interest. Read more about Concrete
What is a 'Trip
The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Defines
a 'trip hazard' as any vertical change ¼ of an inch or more at a joint or
crack. This legal requirement is the basis for tens of thousands of lawsuits
each year… paying out millions of dollars to those pedestrians injured by trip
and fall accidents. Trip hazards pose a dangerous threat to individuals, as well
as create an unpleasant look to the property.
Eliminating trip hazards
by grinding is the fastest, most affordable and effective
solution to eliminating liability issues for trip and fall accidents.
causes sidewalk 'Trip Hazards' in the first place?
are most commonly caused by 3 things…
1. Tree Roots
Shifting or Settling of the Ground beneath.
3. Uneven construction of concrete
when it is first poured.