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Water in the basement or crawl space leads to mold, rot, musty odors and structural issues. It also leads to a reoccurring headache for you. Luckily, our trained experts are available to permanently fix the problem.
We will properly install a hidden drainage system in your Chillicothe basement and completely encapsulate your crawl space with CleanSpace vapor barrier. We are here to solve your basement waterproofing problem for you.
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Foundation problems destroy your Chillicothe home’s value and can be dangerous. Our in-house team of foundation repair and geo-technical engineers are here to help. We design and install the right solution and usually have the project finished in less than a week. You will have peace of mind as we provide a 25-year written warranty against defects on our foundation products.
As the owner of an office building in Chillicothe, OH, a man wanted to make sure the structure would be a safe and healthy environment. Water intrusion first became an issue a couple years ago, and it has only worsened over time.
After finding information online about Ohio Basement Authority, the owner was eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help him. He then met with one of our inspectors who completed a thorough evaluation of the building. Or inspector then recommended some of our reliable basement waterproofing solutions for the rooms that were below grade.
One of our crews then waterproofed the building with the WaterGuard interior drainage system and SuperSump sump pump. WaterGuard was placed in the sub-floor to catch seeping water from the walls and floor. This water is then directed to drain to the SuperSump sump pump, and then be pumped out of the building.
The owner can rest easier knowing the office building will be a safe, healthy and dry environment because of these trustworthy repairs.
When they moved into their house five years ago, homeowners in Chillicothe, OH noticed some cracking in drywall on above floors. These are common signs of foundation settlement or sagging floors due to failing or improper supports. The owners also detected some soft spots in the floor, as well.
The owners were concerned with these issues possibly worsening over time, so they wanted to have the problems fixed once and for all. While researching how to best address these issues, the owners came across online information about Ohio Basement Authority. They were eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help them. They met with one of our inspectors who assessed the condition of the support system in the basement. He then recommended having one of our crews install one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
We placed a new metal support beam underneath the problematic area of floor joists in the basement. This beam was further reinforced by SmartJacks. These heavy-duty supports permanently stabilize the above floors and offer the best opportunity to lift them back to level. SmartJacks are designed to stop settlement, but can easily be adjusted if any settling occurs.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this trustworthy solution has helped them create a safe and structurally stable living environment.
After living in his house for several years, a homeowner in Chillicothe, OH, recently noticed a problem with the water line serving his home. The water line from the home to the street seemed to be leaking and needed to be replaced.
The homeowner contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company through online resources like Home Advisor. After meeting with one of our inspectors, the owner was eager for one of our expert crews that specializes in water lines to repair the damaged water supply line.
After carefully excavating the ground to gain access to the line, the crew then installed a newer, thicker and more reliable pipe.
The homeowner is now pleased to have an updated and repaired water line.
After living in their house for 20 years, homeowners in Chillicothe, OH, recently began to notice cracks and slight inward bowing in their foundation walls. Concerned with the structural stability and future resale value of their home, they wanted to address these issues of foundation wall failure sooner rather than later.
After researching possible repair solutions and companies, the owners decided to contact Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about us through online resources like Angie’s List.
They were eager to have one of our highly-trained repair crews install one type of our many reliable foundation repair products in their home. A total of 26 Carbon Fiber supports were placed on the problematic foundation walls. These heavy-duty supports permanently reinforce the foundation walls where they are installed, and help prevent any further cracking or bowing.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this trustworthy solution has helped them create a safe and stable home for many years to come.
Not only does Ohio Basement Authority love having happy repeat customers, we are equally pleased when customers trust us with repairing their loved ones’ homes.
Homeowners in Hebron, OH, were impressed by the waterproofing system we previously installed in their house, and they were eager for other family members to have the same experience. They noticed the sump pump system in their father’s house was outdated and may not be functioning properly.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we replaced the older sump pump with the more reliable UltraSump Battery Backup System that will always work to keep the basement dry even during power outages. An IceGuard also was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line.
Not only did this upgrade help create a healthier and safer home, it resulted in peace of mind and another satisfied customer!
A homeowner in Chillicothe, OH, no longer lived in her house, and her son was preparing to sell the property. Neither of them had ever been in the crawl space underneath the house, so it was a surprise to see flooding waters filling the area. The son was concerned with the health of the home, as well as its resale value, so he began to research repair options.
He contacted Ohio Basement Authority after seeing one of our TV ads, and we permanently waterproofed the leaking crawl space.
Many crawl spaces have dirt or gravel floors, but this 18-year-old home’s crawl space had a concrete floor. We used our reliable waterproofing products including WaterGuard and SmartSump. If any water leaks into the crawl space, it will be intercepted by the WaterGuard system in the sub-floor. It will then be drained into the SmartSump sump pump and pumped out of and away from the home.
New exterior downspout conductor lines also were installed, and an IceGuard was attached to the sump pump discharge line.
The crawl space will now be a dry environment because of these permanent solutions, which gave the homeowner’s son peace of mind.
Upon moving into his house in Chillicothe, OH, a homeowner noticed issues with water and moisture in corners of the home’s foundation where downspout lines were present. He wanted to address this issue before it resulted in any serious damage, so he contacted Ohio Basement Authority
We upgraded the exterior drainage system by installing new downspout conductor lines. These lines were buried underground and directed away from the home to keep water draining from the downspouts away from the foundation. An IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line, and LawnScape outlets were placed on the ends of the buried downspout conductor lines.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing this updated drainage system will help keep his home dry.
During the last several years, a homeowner in Chillicothe, OH, has been monitoring exterior cracks he noticed in two of his foundation walls. He was concerned these growing cracks would impact the safety and stability of his home, so he contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about us online.
After performing a thorough evaluation of the situation, we installed 10 Helical Piers underneath the problematic foundation walls. Once the heavy-duty steel piers are hydraulically driven into the ground to competent soil, they permanently stabilize the foundation walls where they are installed. These piers can also lift the foundation back to its original level in some cases.
The owner was pleased these reliable piers were installed so his home will be structurally sound for many more years to come.
Homeowners in Chillicothe, OH, have started to think about selling the home. Cracking and bowing in a couple of the foundation walls was getting worse over time, and the owners were concerned these issues would affect their home's value and the ability to sell the house.
The owners contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we installed two types of wall anchors.
Five Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed on the east foundation wall, and 10 Geo-Lock Channel Anchors were installed on the north foundation wall.
Both of these products permanently stabilize the problematic foundation walls, prevent further cracking and inward bowing, and offer the best opportunity to straighten the walls. The only difference between these two types of anchors is that the Channel Anchors are also bolted to the floor.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing the house will be more stable for many more years to come.
They only go into their crawl space a few times a year, but homeowners in Chillicothe, OH, wanted to make sure it would always be a healthy area.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and one of our expert crews encapsulated the expansive crawl space in heavy CleanSpace liner. This durable liner accomplishes the homeowners' goals because it acts as a moisture barrier and helps save energy.
Vent covers were installed outside the home to seal the crawl space from outside air, and a Turtl was installed as a safe and secure access point.
The homeowners were excited to have these products installed so their home will be a healthier living environment for many years to come.
Upon recently moving into their house, homeowners in Chillicothe, OH, started to notice their basement floors getting wet. They would like to finish the basement and use it as livable space, but they want to be sure the area would be a safe and dry environment.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and one of our expert crews installed the sub-floor WaterGuard drainage system to intercept any seeping water and a TripleSafe Sump Pump to pump the water out of and away from the home. A sump pump discharge line was installed, and an IceGuard was attached to the exterior line.
Several Carbon Fiber wall supports were also installed along two of the foundation walls to reinforce them and prevent any further cracking or inward bowing.
The homeowners are happy their home will now be dry all the time and structurally stable for many years to come.
A homeowner in Chillicothe, OH, hoped to sell his house soon, but he was concerned the unhealthy state of the crawl space would affect the rest of the home and its resale value. The crawl space was damp, musty and had standing water.
The owner contacted Ohio Basement Authority with the goals of fixing the groundwater seepage issue, controlling earth moisture and preventing mold, rot and odors.
One of our expert crews installed the SmartPipe Crawl Space Drainage System throughout the crawl space perimeter. This system will drain any seeping water into a SmartSump sump pump, which will pump it out of and away from the home. Sump pump discharge lines were installed, and an IceGuard was installed on the exterior line.
The crawl space was also encapsulated with durable CleanSpace liner, which completely isolates the area from the earth.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing the crawl space will be a healthier area for future owners for many years to come!
A homeowner in Chillicothe, OH, was concerned with her home's structural integrity after noticing one of the foundation walls' cracking and inward bowing getting worse over time.
She contacted Ohio Basement Authority, hoping to find a permanent solution.
After one of our expert crews excavated the area outside the wall, it was pushed it back to as plumb as possible from the inside. Several Carbon Fiber wall supports were added on the interior to further reinforce this wall. All cracks were filled, and exterior damp proofing was also applied to the wall. The soil and gravel was then replaced.
Another concern was a retaining wall in the backyard patio area, so six Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed to reinforce it.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing her house will be stable for many years to come.
Homeowners in Chillicothe, OH, were noticing water seeping into the basement through the older home's stone foundation walls. Concerned with potential damage and safety issues, the owners wanted to address these concerns before they got worse.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and one of our expert crews installed the sub-floor WaterGuard drainage system throughout the basement's perimeter. If any water seeps into the basement, the WaterGuard will intercept it and drain it to a SuperSump sump pump.
The water will then be drained out of and away from the home through new sump pump discharge lines and downspout lines. The downspout lines were buried underground and led out to the street.
The interior walls were also parged and wired. The crew installed a wire membrane around the interior walls, and parge coated the wire with concrete. This will seal the walls from years of water seepage, as well as wear and tear.
Four glass block windows with vents were also installed to replace the existing windows that were damaged or not functioning properly.
The homeowners are pleased to have a basement that will remain safe and dry for years to come!
Homeowners in Chillicothe, OH, have had issues with water in their crawl space since they moved in nearly a decade ago. They are considering selling the house in the near future, but they want future owners to have a healthy living environment.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and one of our expert crews installed the SmartPipe Crawl Space Drainage System throughout the crawl space perimeter. Any seeping water will be intercepted by the SmartPipe and drained into a SmartSump sump pump, which will pump it out of and away from the home. Two SmartSumps were installed because of how big the crawl space is. New sump pump discharge lines and downspout lines were also installed.
The crawl space was treated for mold, and a SaniDry CX dehumidifier was installed to dry and filter the air.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing the crawl space is now a healthy area, which also translates to a healthier home!
The owner of a commercial building in Chillicothe, OH, noticed a bowing and cracking foundation wall was getting worse over time.
He wanted to make sure it would be structurally sound for future tenants, so he contacted Ohio Basement Authority.
One of our expert crews installed the PowerBrace System. A total of nine heavy-duty, zinc-plated steel beams were placed along the north foundation wall to permanently stabilize it and prevent any further inward movement. These beams can also be adjusted over time for potential wall improvement.
The owner is pleased the structure will now be stable for many years to come.