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Maintaining a safe and stable home is important to longtime homeowners in Fredericktown, OH. That is why they were motivated to address a worsening structural issue before it resulted in serious damage.
The homeowners noticed the exterior retaining wall adjacent to their garage was beginning to cracking and bow outward. Retaining walls can fail due to a variety of issues including poor construction and hydrostatic pressure exerted on the wall by the soil.
The owners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after seeing one of our TV ads, and we installed some of our many reliable foundation repair products. These included a Helical Pier and two Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. Both of these durable products permanently stabilize, straighten, and reinforce the retaining wall.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing these reliable solutions have helped them create a safer living environment.
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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 Fredericktown 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 Fredericktown 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.
Homeowners in Fredericktown, OH, recently noticed a glaring problem in their basement. When Mother Nature brought heavy rains, puddles in the basement soon followed. The owners didn’t want to have to worry about any of their belongings getting damaged, so they decided to look into repair options.
After seeing Ohio Basement Authority’s TV ads, 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 the leaking basement. Our inspector then recommended some of our reliable repair solutions.
One of our crews then waterproofed the basement with WaterGuard and UltraSump, as well as exterior IceGuard and LawnScape attachments.
WaterGuard is placed in the sub-floor to catch seeping water from the walls and floor. This water is then directed to the powerful UltraSump Battery Backup System and then pumped out of the house. An IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line, and this line was tied into a new downspout conductor line that was installed on the property. A LawnScape outlet also was used to conceal the end of this line in the yard.
The owners now have peace of mind knowing these trustworthy repairs have helped them create a safe, healthy and dry living environment.
His parents have lived in their house in Fredericktown, OH, for decades, but it wasn’t until recently that the man noticed some cracking and slight tilting in the foundation walls. He wanted to help his parents ensure the home’s safety, structural stability and future resale value so the man started to research how to best address these issues.
The man was motivated to contact Ohio Basement Authority after talking to a trusted friend who is a happy customer of our company. The man met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the foundation walls. Our inspector then recommended one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then installed several Carbon Fiber supports on the walls. These heavy-duty supports firmly adhere to the walls to permanently stabilize them in their current positions, and they prevent any further cracking or inward bowing. The low-profile Carbon Fiber straps also can be easily concealed by paint, drywall, or other materials when finishing the basement.
The man now has peace of mind knowing his parents have a safe and stable living environment because of this trustworthy repair solution.
After living in his house for several years, a homeowner in Fredericktown, OH, noticed some issues with one of the foundation walls of the barn on his property. This wall had various cracks and gaps, indicating it was settling.
The owner wanted to address these problems before they worsened, so he started to research potential 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 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 installed several Push Piers underneath the problematic foundation wall. Once crew members dug down to expose the foundation’s footing, heavy-duty steel brackets were secured. Rugged steel tubes were driven through the brackets to competent soils. The weight of the barn was then transferred through the piers to load bearing strata. This ensures no further settlement will occur, and the barn can be lifted back to level.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing the barn will be a safe and stable building for many years to come because of these trustworthy repairs.
After living in their house for many years, homeowners in Fredericktown, OH, wanted to improve the safety of their home. One room in the basement was used as livable space, more specifically a “man cave.”
According to the International Code for One-and Two-Family Dwellings, all habitable spaces, including basements, are required to have at least one operational emergency escape or means of egress.
The homeowners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company through our website. They were eager for us to install a functional egress window.
After excavating the area outside where the new window system was to be installed, one of our expert crews carefully cut into the block foundation wall to make room for the window. The new window’s all-vinyl frame is rust-resistant, and its double-pane glass is energy-efficient.
A lightly-colored window well was installed outside the window, which allows more natural light into the basement. A durable clear cover was attached to the well to enhance safety as well as keep leaves, debris and precipitation out of the window well.
The homeowners are happy to have an updated basement window system that enhances the safety and appearance of their home.
After living in her house for many years, a homeowner in Fredericktown, OH, recently began to notice moisture and possible water intrusion in her basement. This was especially concerning because the basement serves as a play area for her grandchildren.
She wanted to make sure this would be a healthy area for her grandchildren, so she began to research repair options and companies. She contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company through online resources like Home Advisor. We then installed some of our many reliable waterproofing products that will always keep the basement dry.
These included the WaterGuard interior drainage system and UltraSump Battery Backup System. If any water seeps into the basement, it will be intercepted by the sub-floor WaterGuard system and directed to the reliable UltraSump. The sump pump system was installed inside the larger TripleSafe liner for easy future upgrades, and the external backup battery ensures the system will always work to pump water out of the home, even in the event of a power outage. An IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line, and the low-profile, self-draining SaniDry CX also was installed to clean and filter the air and help control humidity.
The walls were covered with the CleanSpace wall system, which instantly brightens the basement and helps with waterproofing. Any seeping water through the walls will run behind the CleanSpace liner and down to the WaterGuard system below.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing her grandchildren will have a safer and healthier place to play.
Homeowners in Fredericktown, OH, were growing concerned with the structural stability of their home. They were particularly worried about an exterior retaining wall adjacent to their garage that was beginning to crack and bow.
If neglected, these signs of wall failure will only worsen and result in significant safety hazards that will be costly to repair in the long run.
Hoping to find the best solution to address these issues, the homeowners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after seeing one of our TV ads.
To stabilize the portion of the retaining wall that was starting to sag, we installed a Helical Pier underneath the wall. Two Geo-Lock Wall Anchors also were installed to further stabilize the retaining wall and protect it from future cracking or bowing.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing these reliable foundation repairs have enhanced their home’s structural stability.
After living in their house for five years, homeowners in Fredericktown, OH, were concerned with energy efficiency. They noticed the floor of their sun room always was cold, and they wanted to find the best way to insulate the area underneath.
There is a partial crawl space adjacent to the basement that is underneath the sun room. They rarely go into the crawl space, but the owners noticed the insulation was beginning to fail.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online, and they were impressed by our solution.
The homeowners are excited to have a more energy efficient home because of these reliable solutions.
After living in his house for one year, a homeowner in Fredericktown, OH, noticed issues with water in the basement. The existing sump pump system could not keep up, and this resulted in saturated and ruined areas with carpet. The owner plans to make this his long-term home, so he wanted to find the best solution to these issues.
He was not confident in another company’s repair methods, so he contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company through our website.
We upgraded the sump pump system in the vast basement by installing two sump pumps – the SuperSump and the TripleSafe. The existing drainage system was tied into these pumps, and IceGuards were attached to the exterior sump pump discharge lines. A SaniDry XP dehumidifier also was installed in the basement to clean and filter the air and help control humidity.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing these reliable solutions will always keep his home dry.