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After living in their house for seven years, homeowners in Delaware, OH, realized storage space was severely lacking. Many belongings were kept in the basement area, as well as a partial crawl space just off of the basement.
The crawl space, however, was not an ideal storage location. The insulation on the walls and liner on the floor was failing, and the area was full of debris. The owners wanted to properly address these issues, so they contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online.
One of our expert crawl space repair crews removed the debris and ineffective insulation, and then began to transform the crawl space into more functional area. Drainage matting was placed on the crawl space floor to add durability, puncture resistance, and a thermal break to the CleanSpace liner. The crawl space was then encapsulated in CleanSpace. This thick liner isolates the home from the earth, acts as a moisture and vapor barrier, and automatically brightens the crawl space to enhance its appearance.
SilverGlo panels were installed on the walls of the crawl space, and spray foam was added to the rim joists. Along with CleanSpace, these products help insulate the crawl space.
A SmartDrain was also installed to identify any potential plumbing leaks.
The owners were excited these permanent crawl space solutions were installed so their crawl space, as well as their home, will now be a healthier and more functional living environment for many more years to come.
Homeowners in Delaware, OH, began to notice foundation wall cracks and signs of settling in their 20-year-old home. They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company and our foundation repair methods online.
We installed Helical Piers to help correct the issues with settling and stabilize the foundation walls.
As the homeowners continued to learn more about our company and interacted with our inspectors and crew members, they realized another glaring problem in their home – their sump pump. The metal sump pit was showing signs of corrosion, and the system lacked a proper lid.
Along with completing the other repairs, we also upgraded their sump pump system to the UltraSump. The UltraSump features a powerful 1/3 hp cast iron pump with a metal float switch inside the heavy-duty polyethylene liner. It also is equipped with a DC pump, charging system and battery, and will automatically turn on if the primary pump fails to operate. The UltraSump can pump out more than 11,000 gallons of water on a new, fully-charged battery. The back-up battery also enables the system to continue to operate even in the event of a power outage.
The owners now have peace of mind knowing their home will be a safer living environment because of these reliable permanent solutions.
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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 Delaware 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 Delaware 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.
When she moved into her house more than 20 years ago, a homeowner in Delaware, OH, planned to live there long-term. That’s why maintaining the health and safety of her living environment is very important to her. She has been motivated to nip some problems in the bud, including a nasty crawl space, cracking walls, and a small basement window.
After learning about Ohio Basement Authority online, the owner found she could address all of these issues with our company. She then met with one of our inspectors who completed a thorough evaluation of the home. Our inspector then recommended the perfect basement, foundation repair, crawl space, and egress window solutions.
While one of our crews worked to install the egress window system, another crew stabilized the walls with Carbon Fiber supports, and encapsulated and insulated the crawl space with CleanSpace liner and SilverGlo panels. Additionally, a SaniDry dehumidifier was placed in the basement and an IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line.
The owner now has peace of mind knowing these reliable solutions will keep her home safe and healthy for many years to come.
After living in their house for 16 years, homeowners in Delaware, OH, noticed an ongoing problem was only worsening over time. Several areas of the foundation walls had cracks and gaps, and were showing signs of settling.
Concerned with the safety and structural integrity of their home, the owners wanted to fix these problems before any serious damage resulted. After learning about Ohio Basement Authority, the owners were eager to contact us for further guidance. They met with one of our inspectors who completed a thorough evaluation of the home, including measuring for movement. Our inspector then presented the owners with one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then installed several Push Piers underneath the settling foundation walls. After digging down to expose the foundation’s footing, heavy-duty steel brackets were secured. Rugged steel tubes were then driven through the brackets to competent soils. The weight of the house was then transferred through the piers to load-bearing strata. This ensures no further settlement will occur, and the home’s walls can be lifted back to level.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this trustworthy repair project has helped ensure the safety and stability of their home.
A contractor was assisting with repairs to a commercial building in Delaware, OH. While doing so, the contractor noticed a badly cracking and tilting wall in the building. Because he was well acquainted with one of Ohio Basement Authority’s inspectors, the contractor knew he could count on our company for the right repairs.
One of our inspectors visited the property to assess the condition of the failing foundation wall. He then recommended one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then installed several Geo-Lock Wall Anchors on this wall. These heavy-duty anchors will permanently stabilize the wall. Their unique design allows for them to be tightened for potential wall improvement.
The contractor and building owner are pleased this trustworthy repair was used to help ensure the property’s safety and stability.
Homeowners in Delaware, OH, recently purchased a house and were tackling various repair projects. One thing they wanted to have taken care of was sealing the partial crawl space adjacent to the basement.
After finding information online about Ohio Basement Authority, the owners were eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help them. They met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of this area. Our inspector then suggested some of our reliable repair solutions.
One of our crews then encapsulated the crawl space in CleanSpace liner. This thick and durable liner completely seals the crawl space to isolate it from the earth. CleanSpace also is a moisture and vapor barrier, and it helps insulate the crawl space. Spray foam also was applied to the band joists for additional insulation.
The basement’s sump pump also was upgraded to our reliable SuperSump.
The owners are pleased to now have a properly sealed crawl space.
When the owner of a business building in Delaware, OH, noticed water constantly leaking into the basement, he wanted to address it as soon as possible.
The owner found information about Ohio Basement Authority on Angie’s List and was eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help him. He met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the basement. Our inspector then recommended the perfect repair solutions.
One of our crews then waterproofed the basement with the sub-floor WaterGuard drainage system and SuperSump sump pump. Any leaking water will be intercepted by the WaterGuard system and directed to drain to the SuperSump. From there, the SuperSump then pumps this water out of the basement and away from the building.
The owner is pleased these trustworthy repairs were installed to help keep the basement dry for years to come.
After living in their house for a little more than one year, a homeowner in Delaware, OH, noticed an issue beginning to get worse. The kitchen floor seemed to be sagging and uneven.
The owner wanted to have this issue fixed once and for all. After seeing Ohio Basement Authority’s TV ads, she was eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help her. She met with one of our inspectors who ventured into the crawl space to evaluate the home’s support system. Our inspector found failing wooden and concrete supports with additional shimming attempts. The inspector then recommended the perfect repair to the homeowner.
One of our crews then installed new steel support beams in the crawl space, which were further reinforced by many SmartJacks underneath. These heavy-duty, galvanized steel supports permanently stabilize the floor and floor joists and help raise the floor back to level. They also will not rust or corrode. They are designed to stop settling, but can easily be adjusted if any settlement occurs.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing this trustworthy repair solution has helped her create a safe and stable living environment.
Upon moving in to his house, a homeowner in Delaware, OH, noticed a possible structural problem. A few areas of the first floor of the 132-year-old house appeared to be sagging and uneven. This concerned the owner, and he wanted to have it taken care of right away.
After seeing Ohio Basement Authority’s TV ads, he was motivated to contact us for further guidance. He met with one of our inspectors who ventured into the crawl space under the house to investigate the support system. Along with failing wooden floor joists, our inspector also found light-duty support jacks that were not properly supporting the upper floors. Our inspector then recommended the perfect repair solution.
Along with supplemental steel support beams, one of our crews installed several SmartJacks in the crawl space. These heavy-duty supports are made of galvanized steel, which enhances their durability and also makes them resistant to rust, corrosion and rot. The SmartJacks permanently reinforce the above floors and can help raise them back to level. SmartJacks also are designed to prevent any further settling, but they can easily be adjusted if any settling occurs.
The new homeowner was glad to have this reliable foundation repair project completed so his home will be safe and stable for many years to come.
As the representative for longtime homeowners in Delaware, OH, a local realtor wanted to find the best solution for foundation issues that were preventing the sale of the house. One of the foundation walls was cracking and tilting inward, which are signs of foundation failure that significantly affect the home’s safety and resale value.
After finding information about Ohio Basement Authority online, the realtor was eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help. He met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the home. Our inspector then recommended one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then installed several Geo-Lock Wall Anchors on the problematic foundation walls. These heavy-duty anchors permanently stabilize the walls, and their unique design allows them to be tightened for potential wall improvement.
The home will now be a safe and stable living environment for the next owners.
It was easy to fall in love with a more than 100-year-old house in Delaware, OH, but the new homeowners recently noticed some concerning issues. Water was leaking into the basement and leaving puddles behind.
They didn’t want this to be a continuing problem that could result in flooding and damage to their home and belongings. As the owners started to search for repair options, they came across Ohio Basement Authority’s website and were motivated to contact us for further guidance. They met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the basement. Our inspector then suggested some of our reliable basement waterproofing solutions.
One of our crews then waterproofed the basement with WaterGuard, UltraSump, IceGuard and CleanSpace.
WaterGuard was placed in the basement’s sub-floor and atop the footing to catch seeping water from the walls and floor. This water is then drained into the UltraSump Battery Backup system. The UltraSump is equipped with two powerful pumps inside its liner, as well as an external backup battery. An IceGuard also was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line. The CleanSpace wall system also was used to cover the stone walls in the basement and assist with directing seeping water from the walls down to the WaterGuard system.
The homeowners can rest easier knowing these trustworthy solutions were installed to help them create a safer and healthier home that they will be able to enjoy for many years to come.
A homeowner in Delaware, OH, has lived in his house for several years. He has been keeping an eye on potential structural problems, and he recently noticed that these issues were beginning to worsen. One of the foundation walls was showing signs of failure in the form of various cracks as well as inward tilting.
The owner wanted to avoid serious damage and costly repairs, and he began to search for repair options. After finding information about Ohio Basement Authority online, the owner was eager to contact us for further assistance. He met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the wall. Our inspector then recommended one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then stabilized the wall by installing several PowerBrace beams. These steel beams are fastened to the floor joists and then plumbed against the wall as level as possible. The bottoms of the beams are then anchored to the floor. The heavy-duty beams are zinc-plated beams so they are protected from corrosion and damage. Another unique feature with this system is the ability to tighten the beams during dry seasons to potentially improve and straighten the wall over time.
The owner is pleased to now have a safe and stable living environment because of this trustworthy solution.
Not long after she purchased and moved into her house, a homeowner in Delaware, OH, noticed a potential structural issue in her basement. One of the foundation walls was cracking. The owner plans to live in the house indefinitely, and she didn’t want the issue to worsen and affect the structural stability of the home.
After learning about Ohio Basement Authority online, the owner was eager to contact us for further assistance. She met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the problematic foundation wall. He measured the wall and noted it hat ½” deflection. While this wasn’t significant, the owner expressed interest in being proactive. Our inspector then recommended one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then installed several Carbon Fiber supports. These heavy-duty supports firmly adhere to the wall to permanently stabilize it in its current position and protect it from any further cracking or inward bowing.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing her home will be protected by this trustworthy repair solution.
A homeowner in Delaware, OH, has lived in her house for many years. It wasn’t until recently, however, that she noticed problems with the water line serving her home. She suspected a break somewhere in the line as water puddle in the yard and the pressure decreased.
She began to research repair options and eagerly contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company through online resources like Home Advisor.
The owner met with one of our expert inspectors, and then one of our experienced crews repaired and replaced the damaged water supply line. The crew installed a newer, thicker and more reliable pipe. The line also was re-routed it from underneath the front porch to run parallel with the driveway for easier access.
The homeowner is now pleased to have an updated and repaired water line.
After living in their house for two years, homeowners in Delaware, OH, recently began to notice problems in their basement. They detected unpleasant, musty odors in the basement, and they were concerned these issues could affect the health of the rest of the house.
The owners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company through our website, and we installed the perfect solution to address these problems.
We placed the SaniDry XP dehumidifier in their basement. This powerful, yet energy-efficient system cleans and filters the air and helps control moisture and humidity. Unlike conventional dehumidifiers, the SaniDry self-drains so no buckets have to be emptied. We placed the unit next to one of the owners’ existing sump pumps so the water from the SaniDry can drain into the sump pump system.
The homeowners can breathe easier knowing this reliable product has helped them create a healthier living environment they will be able to enjoy for many years to come.
During the five years of living in their house, homeowners in Delaware, OH, have been monitoring various structural issues. One of the foundation walls was cracking and bowing inward, and these problems were only getting worse over the years. The homeowners attempted other repair methods in the past, but the cracking and bowing has continued.
Concerned with the home’s structural stability and worried the wall could cave in, the homeowners began to research permanent repair solutions. They were motivated to contact Ohio Basement Authority after seeing our company yard signs at homes where we have completed repair projects.
After one of our experienced inspectors assessed the problematic wall, one of our expert foundation repair crews installed five Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. These heavy-duty galvanized steel anchors not only permanently stabilize the foundation wall, they also offer the best opportunity to straighten the wall back to level.
The homeowners were excited to have this reliable foundation repair project completed so their longtime home will be a safe and structurally stable living environment for many years to come.
Homeowners in Delaware, OH, have lived in their house since it was built four years ago. Because it’s only a few years old, the owners were surprised to recently see water seeping into the basement. They plan to live in this house for many years, so maintaining a safe and healthy living environment is very important to them.
They were unsure where to start, but they relied on the recommendation of a trusted relative who previously worked with us on another home improvement project.
We then installed some of our many reliable basement waterproofing products. These included the sub-floor WaterGuard drainage system to intercept seeping water, and the UltraSump battery back-up sump pump system. An IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line, and the poured foundation walls were covered with the CleanSpace wall system.
The owners now have peace of mind knowing these permanent solutions will always keep their basement dry.
Once a homeowner in Delaware, OH, saw an Ohio Basement Authority commercial on TV, she knew she needed our assistance. She was tired of dealing with a damp, problematic crawl space.
We helped her created a healthier crawl space and home by encapsulating this area under her home in CleanSpace liner. Similar to pool liner, this thick and durable material completely isolates the home from the earth, serves as a moisture and vapor barrier, and helps insulate the crawl space. Spray foam was added in between the rim joists as an extra insulation measure.
The homeowner was excited these reliable crawl space repairs were installed so they will help her save energy and money on energy costs. Not only is her crawl space healthier and more functional, her home will now be a healthier living environment for many years to come.
During the process of purchasing their house, homeowners in Delaware, OH, learned of flooding issues in the split-level home. The previous homeowners experienced various instances of severe water intrusion in the garage, and the new owners wanted to make sure this would not happen again.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we installed the TrenchDrain Grated Pipe System near the garage entrance. Once water enters the TrenchDrain, it is directed to the SuperSump sump pump just inside the garage. New discharge lines were also installed.
These products will keep water out of the garage so the homeowners can have a safe, healthy and dry living environment for many years to come!
After recently moving into her house, a homeowner in Delaware, OH, noticed there was an unhealthy crawl space under the house. Water was seeping into this area, and the beam supports were beginning to fail, causing unlevel floors.
She wanted to correct these issues before they worsened and caused additional damage, so she contacted Ohio Basement Authority.
We installed the SmartPipe drainage system to intercept any seeping water and drain it to the UltraSump sump pump that was also installed. This reliable sump pump will pump the water out of and away from the home through a discharge line. An IceGuard was attached to the exterior discharge line to prevent flooding from a blocked or frozen line.
SmartJacks were also installed to help support the failing beams.
The homeowner was excited to have these permanent solutions installed, and she could tell an immediate difference in the floors because of the SmartJack installation. The crawl space, as well as the rest of the home, will now be healthier!
They have lived in their house for many years, but homeowners in Delaware, OH, were growing concerned with their home's structural integrity. The foundation walls were cracking and bowing inward, and water was also seeping through.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we installed 22 Geo-Lock Wall Anchors throughout the basement. These heavy-duty wall anchors stabilize the walls and offer the best opportunity to straighten them. Waterproofing products such as WaterGuard and TripleSafe were also installed to keep the basement dry.
The homeowners are pleased these permanent solutions were installed so their forever home will now be stable and dry for many years to come.
After many years of living in their homes in Delaware, OH, a couple of homeowners noticed their foundation walls were cracking and bowing inward. These issues were becoming worse over time, and each owner was concerned with the structural integrity of his home.
Both of them contacted us after looking at our company website. Carbon Fiber, one of our many foundation repair products, was installed on the problematic foundation walls in each home. These sturdy wall supports stabilize the foundation walls, prevent further cracking and inward bowing, and are protected by lifetime transferable warranties.
The owners were excited to have this reliable product installed in their homes so that they will be safe and stable living environments for many years to come.
Homeowners recently moved into their new house in Delaware, OH, and they wanted to make sure the basement would stay safe and dry. Even though the house was built within the last few years, they wanted to take a proactive waterproofing approach.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we installed an UltraSump Battery Back-Up System in their basement. This reliable sump pump will work to keep the basement dry even when there is a power outage.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing their home will be protected by this state of the art system.
Water would seep through and saturate the basement walls of a home in Delaware, OH, when it rained. The homeowners wanted to address this issue before it became worse.
The homeowners are happy to have an updated drainage system that will help keep water away from the house.
A homeowner in Delaware, OH, recently noticed ground water seeping into his basement. He believed the water line serving his home shifted, and he wanted to address the problem as soon as possible.
He contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and one of our expert crews excavated and resealed around the water line, and replaced the valve inside the home.
The homeowner is happy to now have a repaired water line and a dry home.
Homeowners in Delaware, OH, noticed cracks in their foundation walls becoming worse over time. They wanted to address these issues before they became bigger problems, as well as make sure their home would be structurally stable.
One of Ohio Basement Authority's expert crews installed seven Carbon Fiber supports to permanently stabilize the entire wall.
The homeowners are pleased to now have a reinforced foundation wall that will keep their home stable for years to come.