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What is Safewalks Concrete Grinding?
sidewalk with trip hazardSafewalks 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 Grinding.


What is a 'Trip Hazard' anyway?
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.

sidewalk trip warningWhat causes sidewalk 'Trip Hazards' in the first place?
Trip Hazards are most commonly caused by 3 things…

1. Tree Roots
2. Natural Shifting or Settling of the Ground beneath.
3. Uneven construction of concrete when it is first poured.

 
 

 
 

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