1. How We Build and Maintain a Strong Team

    Any service business is only as good as the people who work there. That’s why Liftech owners Darren Crotchett and Brian Lehnerz are incredibly thankful to have assembled such a fantastic team. Indeed, the Liftech team is made up of smart, hard-working team players who are serious about doing quality work and making customers happy. So how do Darren and Brian do it? How do they find the right peo…Read More

  2. Help Me Understand: “Why Do Cracks Happen?”

    If you’ve ever walked down a sidewalk, you’ve seen cracks in concrete. In other words: You’ve seen cracks in concrete. Unless your 5-year-old was undertaking a particularly raucous version of “don’t-step-on-a-crack-or-you’ll-break-your-mother’s-back,” however, you probably didn’t pay that much attention to those cracks. What gets us to start paying attention to cracks in the conc…Read More

  3. The Liftech Story: Meet the Owners

    Many good friends can’t (or shouldn’t) work together. Too often, failed partnerships end in failed friendships. Fortunately for Liftech co-owners Darren Crotchett and Brian Lehnerz, their friendship has only grown stronger in the years since they decided to run a company together. Liftech, a company that specializes in repairing and stabilizing concrete, has literally become the cement (didja …Read More

  4. Help Me Understand: “How Long Will My Repair Last?”

    When we fix something, we want that fix to stick. So it’s only natural that you want to know you can count on Liftech’s polyurethane concrete repair solutions to last for the long term. In that spirit, today’s blog breaks down the question of how long you can expect that foam to last, the big picture of concrete repair, and what that all means for your warranty. That Foam Isn’t Going ANYWH…Read More

  5. What to Expect from Your Liftech Concrete Lifting and Leveling Project

    Introducing Our “What to Expect” Blog Series Concrete is everywhere: below your basement carpeting, making up the foundation of your house or office building, under the roads and bridges you drive on, and in the sidewalks and stoops lining your neighborhood. Concrete is everywhere, but – unless you have a background in engineering or construction – you probably don’t know much about it. …Read More

  6. Meet the Team: The Ellis Brothers

    Here at Liftech, we love our team. In addition to being all-around fantastic people, they are hard workers who daily show their commitment to quality and customer service. We owe our ongoing success to their efforts. Our “Meet the team” blog series highlights some of the people who make Liftech tick. Zach Ellis Essentials Role: Polyurethane Repair Technician Total years of work experience: 6 H…Read More

  7. Walkway repair in progress from Liftech

    Help Me Understand: “Why Is My Concrete Settling?”

    Your driveway is sinking. Every day when you come home from work, you wince, wondering how bad it’s going to get. Or maybe it’s your settling sidewalk that’s the culprit. Lately, you’ve noticed that when your 90-something-year-old neighbor walks by with his tremendously low-to-the-ground bulldog, he’s started glaring in the general direction of your house. Or maybe it’s just a lengthen…Read More

  8. The Surprising Art of Polyurethane Concrete Repair

    When you think of the people you call to fix things in need of repair, do you think of them as artists? Unless you’ve had the luck to encounter a particularly creative auto mechanic, handyman, plumber, or general contractor, your answer to that question is likely somewhere around “no.” Most likely, you think of them as repair technicians – professionals who use specific technical expertise…Read More

  9. Is Your Concrete Settling or Heaving?

    Your concrete is cracked and uneven. Whether it is your front steps, basement, garage, foundation, or driveway, you want to take care of this issue promptly before it becomes a much bigger (and more costly) problem. However, cracks in concrete are indicative of a couple of different potential issues, and it can be difficult to tell them apart without the eyes of a professional. When you need your …Read More