Daytona Beach, FL is a popular place to visit and a great place to live. Known for the Daytona Speedway and a world-class beach you can drive on, there are plenty of things to see and do.

Much of the recreation in and around Daytona Beach focuses on the water, from the ocean to the Halifax River, to the small lakes and canals that are found practically everywhere.

Unfortunately, the water can also cause problems for property owners when the seawall experiences issues. When those problems arise, contact Foundation Professionals of Florida. We know what it takes to fix any seawall, good as new.

The Purpose of Seawalls In Daytona Beach, Florida

Regardless of whether you find a seawall along the ocean shore or along a small lake, the purpose is the same. A seawall forms a barrier between the water and the land. In doing so, the seawall protects both from the effects of erosion and flooding. A seawall can also maintain the water depth close to shore.

Sinkhole Repair and Remediation

Common Signs Of Seawall Failure

If you notice any of the signs of seawall failure listed below, it is essential to have the seawall inspected by a professional as soon as possible. Some of these signs only become obvious when the issue is advanced and serious.

The most common signs of seawall failure are:

Cracked/Crumbling Concrete or Masonry

Reinforced concrete is one of the best choices for seawall construction but even concrete may begin to experience problems when pressure is constantly pushing against it. That hydrostatic pressure can lead to cracking or crumbling concrete.

Sloping or Leaning Seawall

Constant hydrostatic pressure can also eventually lead to a problem with seawall leaning. If you notice a seawall leaning in the wrong direction, it is only a matter of time before it fails completely.

Ground Settling Behind the Seawall

Most people fill gaps and sinkholes behind the seawall with rocks or coconuts. That is a big mistake. A small hole can appear when there is a large void underneath it. That void must be filled properly.

Vegetation Growth

If you see any plants growing out of the seawall, it is a cause for concern. Those plants could contribute to cracks in the seawall expanding. They might also further undermine the strength of the wall and lead to additional problems.

Water Seepage

One of the main purposes of a seawall is to keep the soil from eroding. Water seepage does more than cause soil erosion. It also adds water to the soil and increases hydrostatic pressure.

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How To Repair A Damaged Seawall?

Over the years, Foundation Professionals of Florida have repaired many seawalls under almost any imaginable conditions. As a result, we have used many different systems that can be used to fix any seawall and bring it back to a like-new condition.

If a seawall problem is detected early, the damage can be easily repaired. Here are a few techniques for seawall repair:

Targeted Grout Injection

Targeted grout injection is a method of repairing and stabilizing concrete seawalls. By injecting a mixture of cement, water, and other materials into specific areas of the structure it adds strength and stability.

Prime Resin Products

We use Prime Resin Products when performing seawall repairs. One way we do so is by injecting 910 Flex Polyurethane Resin into voids under the surface to fill them permanently.

Seawall Underpinning

To strengthen the structure, this process uses helical piers driven into stable soil and attached to the seawall. It can both straighten and strengthen the wall.

Seawall Drainage

Drainage systems can be put in place to stop water from accumulating and eroding the soil behind the seawall. Weep holes, French drains, drainage pipes, and drainage mats are a few techniques to do this.

Seawall Reinforcing

Seawalls can easily be reinforced through methods such as steel rods, fiber-reinforced polymers, or geosynthetic materials.

Benefits of Seawall Repair In Daytona Beach, Florida

Primarily, our seawall repair services have the benefit of stabilizing the wall and keeping it in working order for many years to come. There are also more specific reasons why seawall repair is of benefit, including the following:

Protection against coastal flooding

A seawall that is properly maintained and repaired can protect against coastal flooding by keeping waves and storm surges from washing over the land.

Preservation of property values

Seawall repair helps in the preservation of property values by protecting homes, businesses, and infrastructure from future problems.

Prevention of erosion

A seawall can prevent erosion, decreasing the impact of waves on the shoreline and protecting the soil behind the seawall.

Preservation of natural habitats

Seawall repair also helps to safeguard natural habitats by protecting coastal ecosystems from damage and erosion.

Maintenance of infrastructure

Seawall repair can help maintain the infrastructure of coastal communities by reducing the risk of damage and preserving vital structures.

Foundation Professionals of Florida – Featured Services

We are your go-to resource for seawall repair in Daytona Beach, but that is only one of the many services we offer. Below, you can learn about some of the other services that can be of benefit to home and business owners.

Foundation Repair

Foundation Repair

We repair damaged foundations with the help of techniques like compaction or permeation grouting, helical piers, steel push piers, wall anchors, and helical tiebacks.

Crawl space encapsulation

Crawl Space Encapsulation

Unencapsulated crawl spaces commonly experience high moisture levels, mold, mildew, and infestations, all of which can greatly affect your home.


Sinkhole Repair and Remediation

Sinkholes are common in Florida, as the limestone under the soil can dissolve, leaving voids behind. We can fill the voids by deep injecting an expanding, hardening resin into the area.

Basement Waterproofing

Basement Waterproofing

Basements are not often used by homeowners because they tend to be damp and smelly. After our basement waterproofing services, you can even live in the basement, as it is a comfortable part of the home.

concrete slab

Slab Lifting and Leveling

Slabs can be leveled by injecting structural polyurethane foam into the voids beneath your concrete slabs.

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Structural Crack Repair

In this technique, the crack is cleaned, a resin or epoxy substance is injected, and the material is then given time to cure. The structure’s size, nature, position, and purpose, as well as the crack’s location, all influence the selection of the repair material.

Why Choose Foundation Professionals of Florida as Your Seawall Repair Specialist?

When seawall problems are seen, you can trust the experts at Foundation Professionals of Florida to get the repair job done. We have been helping your neighbors in Daytona Beach for decades with seawall and foundation problems. Call us today for more information and a free estimate to get your seawall back in top shape.