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About Concrete Repairs


The urban landscape is defined by concrete, a highly durable material that is part of our everyday lives. Despite its durability, over time, concrete can develop issues like cracks, spalling, and deterioration, especially in commercial structures exposed to heavy traffic and environmental extremes. Solving these problems swiftly and efficiently is achieved through the process known as concrete repairs. This in-depth guide will explore the ins and outs of concrete repair, shine a light on the benefits of repairing concrete, and assist in locating professional concrete repair services near you.

The Importance of Concrete Repair in Commercial Properties

Commercial properties demand the highest standards of safety and aesthetics. Cracks in concrete structures, degraded asphalt driveways, or spalled staircases and sidewalks can undermine the structural integrity of the property, affect its visual appeal, and pose safety risks. Undertaking prompt concrete crack repair is not a cosmetic overlay but a vital measure to reinforce the lifespan of your property, keep it attractive, and prevent accidents.

The Process of Concrete Repairs

Although concrete repair may seem straightforward, with DIY enthusiasts recommending a simple cement filler for cracks or an asphalt patch for a pothole, it is often more complex. Proper repair involves assessment of the damage’s extent, choosing the right materials, and application techniques to ensure a long-lasting solution. One must consider factors like weather, stress points, and the original mix of the concrete. Contractors who specialize in concrete repair near you can assist with this extensive procedure.

Assessment and Preparation

The first step in the repair process is evaluating the structure to identify all deteriorated areas. Inspections might reveal issues like cracked cement, damaged asphalt driveways, broken concrete steps or stairs, and spalling on sidewalks. Once the faults are discerned, professionals then prepare the area, removing loose debris and crumbling concrete. Surface preparation is fundamental before any repair material is applied.

Choosing the Right Repair Materials and Techniques

Understanding the type of damage helps determine the appropriate repair material. For severe cracks, your contractor might choose a concrete crack filler or an epoxy concrete repair product. For driveways with minor potholes, they could opt for more specialized asphalt crack sealants. If the sidewalk has suffered from scaling or spalling, your contractor may recommend a concrete overlay or a cement fix crack solution. Each type of damage requires a different technique and product to ensure successful repairs.

Application of Repair Materials

After damage assessment and material selection, the repair process begins. From filling the cracks to patching and sealing, the procedure requires precision and expertise. When dealing with concrete step repair or concrete stair repair, caution is taken to prevent the new material from flowing off, which may also apply to sidewalk repair procedures. After application, the repair material needs adequate time to cure before exposure to traffic or load. Always consult with a professional regarding any unique circumstances or requirements for your commercial property.

Benefits of Timely Concrete Repair

Postponing concrete repairs can result in further damage, increasing the overall cost of repairs. By fixing concrete cracks early, you prevent them from widening or deepening, saving on repair costs and extending the structure’s life. This approach also helps you uphold the appearance of the property, making a positive impression on clients or tenants. More importantly, it promotes safety, reducing chances of accidents caused by uneven floors or stairs.

Selecting the Best Concrete Repair Services

When searching for “concrete repair near me” or “sidewalk repair near me,” choose professionals who demonstrate expertise, have excellent customer reviews, and offer comprehensive services. Whether you need epoxy concrete repair, concrete crack filler services, or a complete spalling repair, the right contractors will ensure durability and quality work.


To sum up, concrete repair is an essential preventive measure that every commercial property owner should prioritize. It enhances the structure’s lifespan, optimizes safety, and improves aesthetic appeal. By understanding the concrete repair process, its benefits, and the importance of skilled professional intervention, you can protect your property and investment. Reach out to a trusted professional today for your repair consultation and begin rejuvenating your structures.

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About Center Line, Michigan


Historically, the land that Center Line came to occupy was swamp and wilderness until the early nineteenth century. As land became scarce, French, German, Belgian, and Irish immigrants began clearing the forests and draining the swamps. Center Line was known as “Kunrod’s Corner” during the mid-nineteenth century. The theory is that the French named it “Center Line” because it was the middle of three Potawatomi trails from Fort Detroit to northern trading posts. The “center line” was the trail used from Detroit to Utica. The community received its initial start when Catholics decided to build a church so that they would not have to walk to St. Mary’s in Detroit for Sunday Mass. This church (St. Clement’s) was established in 1854 and attracted more Catholic settlers into the area. In 1863, the first general store was constructed by Joeseph Buechel. On July 19, 1878, Hieronymous Engelmann was the first postmaster, and he was succeeded in 1885 by Sophia Buechel. The “Centre Line” post office closed on July 31, 1906, and the name was restored to Center Line thereafter. In this era, street car tracks connected Detroit to Center Line along Van Dyke Road, and Ten Mile Road was the final stop of the street car. The village was incorporated in 1925 in the center of Warren Township, which is now the city of Warren, and was incorporated as a city in 1936.


Center Line is in southwestern Macomb County and is surrounded entirely by the city of Warren. It is 11 miles (18 km) north of downtown Detroit, 7 miles (11 km) west of St. Clair Shores, 6 miles (10 km) east of Royal Oak, and 11 miles (18 km) south of Utica. Interstate 696 runs along the northern edge of Center Line, with access from Exits 22 through 24. Highway M-53 (Van Dyke Avenue) runs north-south through the center of town, connecting Detroit and Utica.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city of Center Line has a total area of 1.75 square miles (4.53 km), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop. Note
1930 2,604
1940 3,198 22.8%
1950 7,659 139.5%
1960 10,164 32.7%
1970 10,379 2.1%
1980 9,293 −10.5%
1990 9,026 −2.9%
2000 8,531 −5.5%
2010 8,257 −3.2%
2020 8,552 3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 8,257 people, 3,632 households, and 1,988 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,745.4 inhabitants per square mile (1,832.2/km2). There were 3,920 housing units at an average density of 2,252.9 per square mile (869.8/km). The racial makeup of the city was 82.5% White, 12.0% African American, 0.4% Native American, 2.5% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 3,632 households, of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.0% were married couples living together, 17.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.3% were non-families. 40.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 41.2 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

85.9% of residents 25 or older hold a high school degree. 10.8% of residents 25 or older hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. Median household income was $30,752. 21.3% of the population lives below the federal poverty line.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 8,531 people, 3,821 households, and 2,074 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,912.6 inhabitants per square mile (1,896.8/km2). There were 3,916 housing units at an average density of 2,255.0 per square mile (870.7/km). The racial makeup of the city was 93.82% White, 3.09% African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.01% Asian, 0.26% from other races, and 1.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.

There were 3,821 households, out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.8% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.7% were non-families. 40.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 22.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 21.8% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,677, and the median income for a family was $47,241. Males had a median income of $39,947 versus $26,487 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,066. About 10.6% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.9% of those under age 18 and 14.4% of those age 65 or over.


Most Center Line residents are zoned to schools in Center Line Public Schools, including Center Line High School. A small portion of the city is in Van Dyke Public Schools, served by Lincoln High School.<

St. Clement Catholic School, of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit, was in Center Line. It was established in 1857. It had 110 students in the 2009-2010 year, and then 12 teachers and 89 students in its final year, 2010-2011. The parish decided to close the school as a parish takes a greater share of the costs if the number of students is under 100.

The archdiocese operated St. Clement High School in Center Line. It closed in 2005. Macomb Christian Schools (MCS) occupied the old St. Clement High School building from 2017 until 2019, when MCS shutdown.

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Our Concrete Repair services are available in Center Line as well as all of Macomb County.

Our dedicated team at D&J Contracting Inc is at-the-ready to provide you with great customer service and first class Concrete Repair services. Reach out to us at (586) 954-0008 to discuss your Concrete Repair needs today!

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