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Seawall Doctor’s- Two Things You Should Do Before The Severe Weather This Memorial Day Weekend

The Seawall Doctor’s suggest doing these two things before severe weather this Memorial Day Weekend. Check Your Seawall Take a look at your seawall during low tide. If you notice any cracking, shifting or leaning of the seawall, bowing, or erosion of the ground around the seawall, it is best to get it inspected by a...
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Seawall Doctors- Naturally Occurring Environmental Conditions Can Cause Seawall Failure

Water Depth Changes and Severe Weather Can Be Harmful to the Strength and Stability of a Seawall In this post, we will discuss conditions, natural to the environment, that can cause or contribute to seawall failure. These are: Significant Changes in Water Depth Along a Seawall Severe Weather Conditions, such as Tropical Storms or Hurricanes...
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Seawall Doctors- The Importance of Seawall Repairs for Drainage & Water Retention Issues

What is Shoreline Erosion? For those of you not familiar with the term, shoreline erosion is what happens when the elements, waves, and strong weather forces such as wind or ice combine and grind up against where the land meets the water, displacing soil and other sedimentary particles. Over time, these simultaneous actions wreak havoc...
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Seawall Doctors- Why waiting to repair an eroding seawall can be catastrophic

Maintenance is ESSENTIAL to the life of your seawall. If you see signs of your seawall eroding do NOT wait to call a professional. Most seawalls were constructed over 50 years ago with heavy concrete slabs supported by rebar and anchors. These walls were designed to have a 30-year life expectancy, and most are now in...
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The Seawall Doctors- What are the Advantages of a Seawall?

A seawall is a man-made structure erected to protect the shore from tidal waves and thus prevent erosion and flooding. Apart from providing coastal defense, a seawall protects human habitation and recreational activities from the sea waves. A seawall reduces the wave energy by reflecting it back to the sea. This greatly reduces the energy and erosion...
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Seawall Doctors- Important Benefits of Slab Jacking to Lift Your Concrete Slab

Slab jacking, also known as “mud jacking” and “pressure grouting,” is a technique used to raise and level large concrete slabs. It requires drilling a hole through the concrete and injecting grout material into the spaces below the slab, which subsequently, raises it via hydraulic pressure. The Seawall Doctors, explain some of the benefits of...
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Seawall Doctors- Four Things You Need To Know About Seawall Maintenance And Repair

Waterfront property owners enjoy gorgeous views and easy access to water sports such as boating, fishing, and swimming. Erosion is a very real concern for many who choose to have their homes near the water. Fortunately, residential property owners have the option of having seawalls installed for the purpose of protecting their landscaping from the...
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Seawall Doctors- How to Prepare for Hurricane Season in Florida

As a Floridian, you know that hurricane season is no joke, especially if you live on the water. June 1st starts the hurricane season, which lasts until the end of November. While there is nothing you can do to prevent a hurricane from occurring, there are a number of preventative measures you can take to...
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Seawall Doctors- South Florida News Outlets Collaborate To Tackle Threat Of Sea-Level Rise

The threat of sea level rise affects all of South Florida – from the ocean to the Everglades. The sea has risen nine inches in the past century. It’s predicted to rise another two feet in less than half that time. Evidence of the higher seas can be seen around the region – including increased...
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