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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 Fayette County 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 Fayette County 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.
The sunken and cracked concrete around your Fayette County home is both an eyesore and a safety hazard. It is also likely to get worse, but we can fix it for you.
Our experts use PolyLevel, a superior polyurethane foam. Small holes are drilled in the concrete, the foam is injected and the expanding foam lifts the concrete. The majority of contractors you will call use mudjacking instead of foam. Mudjacking is heavier, require larger holes in the concrete and does not last as long as PolyLevel. Call us today to learn more.
After living in their house for several years, homeowners in Washington Court House, OH, began to notice issues with their crawl space. They rarely go into this area underneath their house, but they wanted to make sure it would be healthier so the rest of their home would be a healthy living environment.
The homeowners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after seeing one of our TV ads, and one of our many qualified inspectors who completed a thorough evaluation of the property noticed water in the crawl space. He presented the homeowners with several repair options, and one of our expert crews installed a reliable crawl space waterproofing system.
This included the SmartPipe drainage system and SmartSump sump pump. Any seeping water will be intercepted by the SmartPipe system and directed to the reliable SmartSump. An IceGuard also was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line.
The homeowners have peace of mind knowing these reliable products will help them maintain a dry and healthy home.
After living in their house for several years, homeowners in Washington Court House, OH, began to notice problems with their existing sump pump system. They were concerned the discharge lines could be blocked, or potentially damaged from freezing during the winter.
Because they plan to live in the house for many years, having a safe and dry home is very important to the homeowners. Hoping to find a permanent solution to their sump pump issue, they contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company through online resources like Angie’s List.
We replaced the older sump pump system with the TripleSafe system. This reliable system is equipped with three pumps inside the large sump liner, as well as an exterior backup battery. This ensures the sump pump system will always work to pump any water out of the basement, even in the event of power outages. IceGuards also were attached to the exterior sump pump discharge lines.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing these trustworthy products will help keep their home healthy and dry for many more years to come.
After living in their house for 27 years, homeowners in Washington Court House, OH, were thinking about selling their house. Before putting the home on the market, they knew they needed to address various health and safety issues within the home.
They noticed cracks in the drywall, sagging areas of the floors, and unpleasant odors. While they rarely go into the crawl space, they suspected these problems originated from this area under the house.
They wanted to correct these problems once and for all, not only for their well-being, but for the benefit of future owners. They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online, and one of our inspectors recommended several permanent solutions.
To address water in the crawl space, we installed the SmartPipe drainage system that intercepts any seeping water. This water is then directed to the SmartSump sump pump system and pumped out of the crawl space and away from the home’s foundation.
The crawl space also was encapsulated in CleanSpace liner. This durable liner isolates the home environment from the earth, serves as a moisture and vapor barrier, and helps insulate the crawl space. A SaniDry CX dehumidifier also was installed to clean and filter the air, control humidity, and eliminate odors.
Several SmartJacks also were installed to permanently reinforce the failing floor joists and help raise the sagging floors back to level. One of the foundation walls in the crawl space was beginning to crack and bow, so four PowerBrace beams were installed to stabilize and help straighten this wall.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing these reliable permanent solutions have helped create a safer and healthier home.
After living in their house for 10 years, homeowners in Washington Court House, OH, began to notice structural problems in their home’s crawl space. They were concerned the sagging floors and failing walls would worsen and lead to bigger problems, so they wanted to make sure their house would be structurally sound.
The homeowners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online. We rebuilt a section of a crumbling foundation wall and installed two SmartJacks to stabilize and help raise the sagging floors. We also encapsulated the crawl space in durable CleanSpace liner. This liner completely isolates the home environment from the earth, acts as a moisture and vapor barrier, and helps insulate the crawl space.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing their home will be healthier and structurally stable for many years to come.
Upon moving into their house, homeowners in Washington Court House, OH, notice several areas of the floor above the basement were sagging. Doors were also sticking, and they noticed cracks in the drywall.
These are all signs of settling that the homeowners wanted to address before any serious damage occurred. They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online, and we helped them ensure their home’s stability.
After removing the failing support jacks and beams, we installed new girders that were further reinforced by several SmartJacks. These heavy-duty, galvanized steel supports permanently stabilize the 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 owners now have peace of mind knowing this reliable repair solution has helped them create a safe and stable forever home.
They have lived in their house for 25 years, but it wasn’t until recently that homeowners in Washington Court House, OH, noticed a potential structural issue in their basement. One of the foundation walls was cracking and bowing inward, and it seemed these issues were worsening over time.
The homeowners were worried the wall could completely fail and collapse, resulting in significant structural and safety hazards. Hoping to find a permanent solution, they contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online.
We then installed one type of our many reliable foundation repair products. Four Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were placed on the problematic foundation wall. These heavy-duty, galvanized steel anchors permanently stabilize the foundation wall, and they offer the best opportunity to straighten the wall. Their unique design allows them to be adjusted for potential wall improvement.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing their forever home will be a safe and structurally sound living environment for many years to come.
A homeowner in Washington Court House, OH, noticed a lot of moisture and water leakage in her basement. Her store-bought dehumidifier was not working as well as she hoped, so she called us to have a look.
Inspector Jim Pierpoint suggested installed WaterGuard, a SuperSump sump pump, and CleanSpace Liner. The homeowner decided to go with Jim's recommendations.
The installation crew, led by Foreman Jose De Jesus Tellez Ortiz, first installed the SuperSump System. This is a strong sump pump able to pump 2,200 gallons of water per hour. This also included an UltraSump battery backup which will keep the new sump pump running if it stops due to an electricity outage.
Then, they installed WaterGuard around the perimeter. This is an interior drain system designed not to clog with dirt and sediment from under the basement floor. It has holes on the sides to collect water from all directions, and a flange at the top to accept water running down the walls.
Finally, they installed CleanSpace Liner which acts as a moisture barrier between the basement and outside. This thick plastic liner allows water to run behind it and into the WaterGuard below. It also keeps out moisture and critters, and it's anti-microbial.
The homeowner is happy with these repairs, and is reassured knowing that her basement will stay healthy and dry for years to come.
A Jeffersonville, OH homeowner's daughter was interested in moving into her parents' home and possibly selling it in the future. She called Ohio Basement Authority because she was concerned about cracks in the basement walls. She had also contacted a structural engineer who took a look at the problem and said that the walls needed to be reinforced, and the stones needed to be stabilized to prevent them from shifting further.
One of our certified inspectors visited the home to examine the problems and determine the best plan of action. He decided that Geo-Lock Wall Anchors with a channel assembly would be the best bet. At the customers request, he also agreed to do a wire and parge for cosmetic reasons and to keep the stones from shifting.
Geo-Lock Wall Anchors are heavy-duty earth anchors which are embedded into stable soil a length away from the foundation wall. These are attached to steel wall plates via galvanized steel rods which are tightened to pull the anchor and plate closer together and, thus, pull the wall back into place. Geo-Lock Channel Anchors involve attaching the wall plates to vertical steel bars which fasten into the concrete basement floor.
A wire and parge was conducted by placing a wire mesh over the wall and covering it with a type of plaster. It made the wall smoother, more aesthetically pleasing, and will keep the stones in place.
The homeowners' daughter is happy with the results and may consider staying there for a little longer now that these reliable repairs have been made.
Homeowners in Bloomingburg, OH, never venture into the crawl space underneath their house, but they questioned the health and safety of this area. They also wondered if anything in the crawl space also was affecting the condition of the rest of the home.
They were motivated to contact Ohio Basement Authority for assistance after seeing our TV ads. They met with one of our expert inspectors who evaluated the crawl space. The inspector noticed some water intrusion so he recommended some of our reliable repair products.
When one of our crews arrived to install these permanent solutions, they found the crawl space had flooded. The crew worked to pump the water out of the crawl space and make sure it was dry before proceeding. Then they installed the SmartPipe drainage system and SmartSump sump pump. Any seeping water will be intercepted by SmartPipe and directed to the SmartSump system. An IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line.
The crawl space was then encapsulated in CleanSpace liner. This thick liner seals the crawl space from the earth, and it acts as a moisture and vapor barrier. It helps insulate the crawl space, as well. The Turtl access was added to the home’s exterior to replace the leaking access well and window.
The homeowners no longer have to worry about an unhealthy, flooding crawl space affecting the health of their home.
After only living in his house for a few months, a homeowner in Bloomingburg, OH, was growing concerned with his leaking basement. He currently uses the basement for storage and an entertainment area, and he would like to finish the basement. Before doing so, he knew he needed to have the water seepage corrected.
He contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online, and he was eager to meet with one of our expert inspectors. He was equally excited for one of our experienced crews to install several permanent basement waterproofing solutions.
Among them was the WaterGuard interior drainage system. Installed in the sub-floor, WaterGuard catches any seeping water and directs it to a sump pump system. We installed the SuperSump to pump this water out of the home.
To assist with the waterproofing process, as well as improve the appearance of the walls, we placed CleanSpace liner on the bottom half of the concrete walls. Any seeping water will flow behind this thick and durable liner, and down into the WaterGuard system below.
The homeowner was pleased these trustworthy solutions were installed so his basement and home will be a dry and healthy living environment.
A general contractor was working on planning a new industrial building in Bloomingburg, OH. Along with the condition of the soil, the contractor was concerned with potential foundation settlement. He wanted to ensure any new build’s stability by consulting with another trusted company.
Upon the referral from a trusted engineer, the contractor was confident in Ohio Basement Authority’s ability to help with a foundation stabilization project. After meeting with one of our expert inspectors, the contractor was eager for one of our experienced crews to install Helical Piers in the ground.
Helical Piers typically are used in a retrofit repair to stabilize and help raise settling homes, but they have other practical uses. These heavy-duty, galvanized steel anchors are driven down to competent soil in order to offer the best stability for new structures that will be built on top of them.
The contractor was pleased this trustworthy installation has aided in ensuring the structural stability of the new building.
Homeowners in Jeffersonville, OH, have rarely gone into their crawl space during the five years that they have lived in their house. But they wanted to change that. They started doing some online research about how they could expand their crawl space access, and were excited to come across information about Ohio Basement Authority online.
They met with one of our inspectors, and he recommended having the Turtl installed. One of our crews then installed this durable plastic crawl space access well on the home’s exterior. The homeowners are now pleased to have a larger and more secure access point to their crawl space.
After living in her home for several years, a condo owner in Marysville, OH, began to notice a problem in the basement. Water appeared to be leaking inside, and the existing sump pump system was unable to keep up. The owner didn’t want these issues to get any worse and end up damaging her stored belongings.
The owner started to research possible repairs, and she found information about Ohio Basement Authority through resources like Home Advisor. She then met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the basement, as well as its existing waterproofing system. Our inspector then recommended the perfect upgrades to properly keep the basement dry.
One of our crews then waterproofed the basement with the interior WaterGuard drainage system and UltraSump sump pump, as well as an exterior IceGuard attachment. WaterGuard was placed in the sub-floor to catch water from the walls and floor. This water is then directed to drain into the UltraSump. The UltraSump system features two powerful pumps inside its liner, as well as an external backup battery. An IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line to prevent flooding from frozen or blocked lines.
The homeowner is happy to have an upgraded system that will always work to keep her home dry and healthy.
After living in his house for several years, a homeowner in Washington Court House, OH, had grown tired of and frustrated with dealing with a constant problem. He dreaded every heavy rainstorm because he knew he would have to spend a lot of time cleaning up the basement that continuously leaked and even flooded.
Motivated to address the issue once and for all, the owner began to search for repair options. He came across information about Ohio Basement Authority online, and he was eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help him. He then met with one of our inspectors who assessed the condition of the basement. Our inspector then recommended the perfect repair solutions.
One of our crews then waterproofed the basement with the WaterGuard interior drainage system, TripleSafe sump pump and exterior IceGuard attachments.
WaterGuard was placed in the basement’s sub-floor to intercept seeping water from the walls and floor. This water is then directed to the TripleSafe system. The TripleSafe is equipped with three powerful pumps inside its liner, as well as external backup battery. The latter ensures the system will always operate, even during power outages.
IceGuards also were attached to the exterior sump pump discharge lines to prevent flooding if the lines freeze or become blocked. These lines also were tied into new downspout conductor lines that were installed on the property and directed to drain to the street side curb.
The homeowner can rest easier knowing these trustworthy solutions will help keep his home dry for many years to come.
A farmhouse built more than 100 years ago in Washington Court House, OH, has stayed within the same family for many years. The owner recently discovered some concerning issues in the basement including evidence of water intrusion and damage. He wanted to make sure the home always would stay dry, so he began to research repair options.
The owner found Ohio Basement Authority’s website, and he was then eager to contact us for further guidance. He met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the leaking older home. Our inspector then presented the owner with some of our best waterproofing solutions.
One of our crews the installed the WaterGuard drainage system and UltraSump sump pump to keep the basement dry. WaterGuard is specially designed to sit in the basement’s sub-floor and atop the footing so it can intercept seeping water from the walls and floor. This water is then drained into the UltraSump sump pump to be pumped out of the home. The UltraSump features two powerful pumps inside its liner, as well as an external backup battery.
The owner is happy these reliable solutions were installed to help him create a safer and healthier home.
Longtime homeowners in Washington Court House, OH, have been dealing with a constant problem underneath their house for years. They rarely go into the crawl space, but they were aware of water seepage and other unhealthy conditions in this area.
Finally motivated to address this issue once and for all, the owners started to research repair options. They were eager to contact Ohio Basement Authority after finding information about our company online. One of our inspectors then visited to evaluate the condition of the crawl space. Along with water intrusion, our inspector found failing and improper insulation and floor lining in the crawl space. The inspector then presented the owners with some of our reliable crawl space repair solutions.
After taking great care to remove the old insulation, lining and debris, one of our crews then waterproofed the crawl space with the SmartPipe drainage system and an UltraSump pump. SmartPipe was placed in the floor to intercept seeping water, and this water is then directed to drain into the UltraSump to be pumped out of the crawl space. An IceGuard also was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line.
The crawl space was then encapsulated in thick and durable CleanSpace liner. This liner fully seals the crawl space, acts as a moisture and vapor barrier, and helps insulate the crawl space. Additionally, a SaniDry dehumidifier also was installed to improve the air quality in the crawl space and throughout the home.
The owners can rest easier knowing their home will be a safer and healthier living environment because of these trustworthy solutions.