Thrasher Foundation Repair
Title: System Design Specialist
Hometown: Wichita, KS
AJ brings to Thrasher experience in sales and management. Originally from Wichita, KS, AJ still lives there with his beautiful wife Tobi. He and his wife have two rescue dogs that they love with all of their hearts. In his free time, he enjoys watching Wichita State Shocker basketball games with his wife and they are proud season ticket holders. Outside of basketball, he likes the 49ers, outdoor sports and spending time with his dogs and family.
At Thrasher, we work every day to deliver a wow experience and challenge the status quo. One way we do that is by walking alongside the best in the industry. In AJ's words, "I'm excited about the culture and being empowered to truly serve our customers." We're thrilled to have AJ as a part of the Thrasher team as we work to redefine our industry.
Concrete Crack Repair in Manhattan, KS
This homeowner in Manhattan, KS, had become concerned with the cracks and settling on her driveway. They didn't water to seep through the cracks and infiltrate the foundation, a problem we often see. After several bids, they chose Thrasher because of our unparalleled professionalism and attention to detail.
Our crews arrived at the home in Manhattan and immediately went to work installing our 3-part concrete protection system. First, our PolyLevel foam was installed by injecting it underneath all uneven areas to permanently lift and level each slab. NexusPro crack filler was then applied to all cracks and joints to seal off the surface and protect against water damage. Lastly, SealantPro was sprayed onto the entire surface to repel water and prevent surface stains.
Sunken Concrete Leveled and Protected in Rose Hill, KS
Diane S. was always unhappy with the condition of her concrete on her driveway. Delivery trucks had left a toll on the concrete and after seeing her neighbors new concrete, she wanted to get her fixed. In need of fa concrete repair contractor, she decided to call Thrasher Foundation Repair.
System Design Specialist AJ LaVoie went out to Diane’s home. The concrete and sidewalk slabs sunk due to the weight of trucks that pulled up on to the area. Moisture had also gotten under the concrete due to exposed cracks and control joints. We were able to level out the sunken slabs with PolyLevel and seal up the cracks and control joints with NexusPro Joint Sealant. To prevent further damage to concrete and the home’s foundation we also installed CompressionGuard in the bottom of her driveway.
Concrete Patio Repair in New Cambria, KS
Melvin P. was concerned with the uneven concrete surrounding his mother’s home in New Cambria, KS. There was a new concrete slab that was poured near the back patio a few years ago, and it had begun to sink, creating an extreme tripping hazard. After meeting with our System Design Specialist Aj LaVoie, he put his trust in Thrasher to provide a quality permanent solution.
Our crews arrived at the home in New Cambria, KS, and immediately began installing our 2-part Concrete Protection System. They started by injecting our PolyLevel foam underneath the sunken slabs to lift and level the surface. Then, our NexusPro joint sealant was applied to all cracks and control joints to prevent any water damage in the future. Our crews thoroughly cleaned up the workspace and showed Melvin the results.
He couldn’t have been happier with the effectiveness of our concrete repair solution. Not only did we repair the concrete, but we restored Melvin’s peace of mind knowing his mother has a safe surface to walk on when she pleases.
Foundation Crack Repair in Canton, KS
Traci B. is a homeowner in Canton, KS, but she recently accepted a new job opportunity elsewhere that required her to begin the selling process of her current home. To maximize the value, she wanted to have it inspected and have any repairs done, if needed. Thrasher was recommended to Traci by multiple close friends and family members, and she felt comfortable and confident when giving us a call to come and inspect her home.
Our System Design Specialist, AJ LaVoie, arrived at the Canton, KS home and began the thorough inspection. AJ noticed multiple cracks had formed in the drywall and quickly realized it was because the main support beam of the house was sagging due to moisture and poor structure. Traci opted to have our teams install four of our SmartJack support systems to support the main beam and lift the floor to its original state to close the gaps in the drywall.
Traci couldn’t have been more excited with her Thrasher experience and the permanent solution we provided. We not only made the home a safer environment, but we also restored her peace of mind so she can move forward in the selling process with confidence.
Wet Crawl Space in Wichita, KS Dry Again
Homeowner Joan F. was tired of the musty smell in her home. She would notice it when she was gone for an extended time and then notice the smell upon return. She was ready to fix this permanently and gave Thrasher a call.
System Design Specialist AJ LaVoie went out to Joan’s home. He was able to see that there was water intrusion in the crawl space that was causing the musty smell. The crew installed a full perimeter drain line system in the crawl space and tied together with a SuperPump system. We then encapsulated the entire crawl space with CleanSpace to permanently separate the outside from the rest of her home. We finished this project by burying her discharge line from the sump pump. Joan was happy to never have to the musty smell in her home again!
Egress Windows in Moundridge, KS
Chris J. in. Moundridge, KS wanted to make the basement a safer place for his two daughters by upgrading from small daylight windows to full-size egress windows. The Thrasher Foundation Repair egress window system is a great way to improve the safety, comfort and resale value of your home - not to mention peace of mind.
Driveway and Patio Repair in Goddard, KS
To prevent their damaged driveway from getting worse, Norman D. in Goddard, KS, wanted to have it professionally repaired to stand the test of time. Familiar with our reputation and dedication to providing permanent solutions, he didn't hesitate to give us a call for repair options.
There were multiple areas on the driveway and back patio where large voids were visible, causing them to sink. Norman opted to have our 2-part concrete protection system installed, which consists of our PolyLevel concrete lifting foam and NexusPro joint sealer. The PolyLevel is injected underneath the sunken slabs to level and stabilize the surface, while the NexusPro is used to seal all cracks and control joints for a flush appearance.
Concrete Repair in Hutchinson, KS
David M. is a homeowner in Hutchinson, KS and was concerned with a small section of his driveway concrete that borders the garage. The section had settled over time and cracked in places that allowed water to seep underneath towards his foundation. David was familiar with Thrasher’s extensive reputation, and in order to find a permanent solution he gave us a call.
To begin the project, System Design Specialist AJ LaVoie arrived at the home in Hutchinson, KS to perform a full inspection on the problematic section of concrete. AJ determined that the downspout right next to the driveway was dumping water towards the foundation and washing out the soil underneath. This created large voids and allowed for the concrete to settle and crack. David opted to have Thrasher install our 2-Part Concrete Protection System that consists of PolyLevel foam and NexusPro sealer. PolyLevel is installed first by injecting it underneath to the fill the voids in order to lift and level the concrete permanently. NexusPro is then applied to all cracks and control joints to prevent water from entering through the surface. To finish the project, our team buried the downspout that was the root cause of the sunken concrete to guarantee David doesn’t have to detail with concrete problems in the future.
David couldn’t have been more impressed with the project. We were able to restore his peace of mind and provide him with the permanent solution his concrete needed. He was impressed with our crews display of professionalism and efficiency throughout the project.