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Upon moving into their house in Granville, OH, homeowners noticed the partial crawl space adjacent to the basement was not finished. Even though it was insulated, the fiberglass insulation and plastic liner was beginning to fail.
The owners would like to finish the basement area and use it for storage, so they were eager to improve the health and function of the crawl space before moving on to other projects. After seeing a commercial for Ohio Basement Authority on TV, the owners knew they had to call us.
After removing the older insulation and liner, the crawl space was encapsulated in durable CleanSpace liner. This thick liner is similar to pool liner, and it completely isolates the home from the earth. It also prevents moisture and vapor intrusion and helps insulate the crawl space. CleanSpace is tough enough to crawl on, and it automatically brightens and improves the appearance of the crawl space.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this permanent solution has created a healthier and more functional crawl space they will be able to enjoy for many more years to come.
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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 Granville 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 Granville 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.
Longtime homeowners in Granville, OH, were preparing to sell their house, but they knew it needed some attention. One corner of the attached garage appeared to be settling.
After finding information about Ohio Basement Authority online, 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 problematic garage walls. Our inspector then recommended the perfect foundation repair solution.
While the owners mulled over the repair project, interested buyers then took possession of the house.
One of our crews then installed four Helical Piers underneath the settling foundation walls for the new owners. These durable galvanized steel piers were driven down to competent soil and attached to heavy-duty foundation brackets on the home’s footing. These piers permanently stabilize the foundation, help prevent further settlement, and offer the best opportunity to lift the settling section back to level.
The new homeowners are pleased to have a safe and stable living environment because of these trustworthy repairs.
Homeowners in Granville, OH, have lived in their house since it was built one year ago. Recently, they began to think about the partial crawl space adjacent to their basement. While the builders lined the floor and insulated the walls, the owners were interested in having this area properly encapsulated so they could use it for storage.
After finding information online about Ohio Basement Authority and speaking to our staff at a local home and garden show, the owners were eager to work with us and learn more about how we could help them. They met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the crawl space. Our inspector then recommended the perfect repairs and upgrades.
One of our crews first removed the older lining and insulation from the crawl space. TerraBlock panels were placed on the floor to help with insulation as well as add cushion to the floor underneath the encapsulation material. The crawl space was then encapsulated in thick and durable CleanSpace liner. This liner completely seals the crawl space to isolate it from the earth. It also acts as a moisture and vapor barrier, and it helps insulate the crawl space.
The owners are pleased to have a safer, healthier and more functional crawl space and home because of this trustworthy repair.
After living in their house for four years, homeowners in Granville, OH, recently noticed a problem in their basement. Water appeared to be leaking inside during heavy rains, and this resulted in puddles on the floor; wet, damaged carpet; and damaged walls. This greatly concerned the homeowners, as they plan to live in the house for many years. They didn’t want to have to deal with these issues every time it rained.
As the owners began to research potential repairs, they came across our website. They were then motivated 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 basement, and our inspector recommended the perfect solutions that always would keep the basement dry.
One of our crews waterproofed the basement with the WaterGuard interior drainage system, UltraSump sump pump, and exterior IceGuard and LawnScape attachments.
WaterGuard was installed in the sub-floor to intercept seeping water from the walls and floor. This water is then directed to the UltraSump sump pump. The UltraSump features two powerful pumps inside its liner, as well as an external backup battery that ensures the system will always operate even when the power goes out.
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 was used to camouflage the end of this line in the yard.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing these trustworthy repairs will help keep their home safe and healthy for many more years to come.
Since moving into their house a little more than one year ago, homeowners in Granville, OH have grown tired of dealing with areas of sagging and uneven floors.
They wanted to have it fixed once and for all. After they heard 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 ventured into the crawl space to complete a thorough evaluation of the problematic support system under the home. Our inspector then recommended the perfect repair solution.
One of our crews then installed sections of steel support beams reinforced by SmartJacks underneath them. 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 homeowners are pleased this trustworthy repair solution was installed to help them create a safe and stable home.
These are common signs of foundation failure and can be caused by a number of factors including expanding soils continuously exerting pressure on the walls. These symptoms may not look serious at first, but the longer they are neglected, the more dangerous they are to the safety and structural stability of the home.
The homeowners were motivated to address this issue and contact Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online. They met with one of our experienced inspectors, and were eager for one of our expert crews to install one type of our many reliable foundation repair products.
We installed several Carbon Fiber supports on the problematic foundation wall. These heavy-duty supports permanently reinforce the foundation walls where they were installed, as well as prevent any further cracking and inward bowing. They also can easily be concealed by paint or drywall.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this trustworthy solution has helped create a safe and stable living environment that they will be able to enjoy for many years to come.
Homeowners in Granville, OH began experiencing leakage and dampness in their 102-year-old basement after a lot of rain. This continued to happen, so they called us in to take a look.
One of our certified inspectors told them about several waterproofing products which would work together to effectively and permanently mend the situation. The homeowners decided to go along with his suggestions.
The crew first installed SuperSump, which is a unique cast-iron sump pump system. It includes an airtight lid, a CleanPump stand to prevent debris under the liner from entering the pump, and a WaterWatch Alarm which sounds if water exceeds the point when the pump should have turned on.
Then, they affixed IceGuard to the pump discharge line. This is an attachment that allows water to escape even if the pipe is frozen or blocked under any circumstance.
Last, they installed WaterGuard around the perimeter of the basement. This is a specialized interior drain system with a unique trapezoidal shape. Holes on either side allow water to enter from on top of and under the floor, and a flange against the walls that collects water that may run down them.
The homeowners are happy with the results, and they are no longer worried about water leakage or dampness in their basement.
When homeowners in Granville, OH noticed large cracks in the foundation of their 44 year-old home, they knew there was a problem. They discovered us online and decided our services and integrity were just want they needed to fix their cracking and bowing walls.
The Geo-Lock Wall Anchor System was installed to stabilize and repair their foundation failure. To accomplish this, heavy-duty earth anchors were embedded into stable soil away from the walls and then these were attached to steel wall plates with long, galvanized rods. When the rods were tightened, they pulled the foundation back into place.
The homeowners can now rest assured that the walls they’ve lived in for 16 years will be stabilized with this reliable repair for years to come.
Longtime homeowners in Granville, OH, have been battling their leaking basement for several years. Every time it rained, water would seep inside and collect in large puddles throughout the basement. Not only were the homeowners tired of dealing with this recurring problem, they wanted to make sure the house would be a safe and healthy environment for their daughter when they sell it to her in the future.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we installed some of our many reliable waterproofing products that will always keep the basement dry.
These included the sub-floor WaterGuard interior drainage system and UltraSump Battery Back-Up System. I any water seeps into the basement, it will be intercepted by the WaterGuard system and drained to the UltraSump sump pump. This reliable system will always work to pump water out of the basement. This water is then pumped out of the basement and away from the foundation through sump pump discharge lines that were tied into new downspout conductor lines.
Several structural steel I-Beams also were installed in one problematic corner of the basement in which the foundation walls were beginning to crack and bow inward. This area could have been the intrusion point for the seeping water, but the sturdy beams will permanently stabilize these walls and prevent further movement.
The homeowners were excited these reliable products will permanently keep the home healthy, dry and stable.
While working on a few projects to spruce up their house, homeowners in Granville, OH, came across a few issues in their basement. They noticed a few of their foundation walls were cracking and bowing inward, one area of a wall appeared to show signs of settlement, and the older sump pump was not properly functioning.
Before completing other work in their home, the owners wanted to make sure it would be healthy and structurally sound. Hoping to find the best permanent solutions, they contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about us online. We then helped them create a stable home with several reliable repair methods.
We excavated the earth outside one of the problematic foundation walls down to the footer, and pushed it back to as plumb as possible. Exterior dampproofing was applied to the wall as an extra precaution to help prevent moisture intrusion. We then used one of our many reliable foundation repair products on the wall’s interior. Several Carbon Fiber wall supports were placed on the wall to permanently reinforce it, as well as prevent future cracking or inward bowing.
Two Helical Piers also were installed underneath the settling foundation wall to permanently stabilize this area and help lift it back to level.
The older sump pump was replaced by the SuperSump sump pump system, and new downspout conductor lines were installed.
The owners were excited to have these permanent solutions installed so their home will be a healthy and safe living environment for many years to come.
Unpleasant odors, cold floors, and sagging floors in his house were beginning to concern a homeowner in Granville, OH. While he never goes into the crawl space underneath his house, he suspected this area was responsible for the various issues he’s noticed during the last couple of years.
He contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online, and we dramatically improved the health and stability of the crawl space and home.
After removing all of the failing insulation, we encapsulated the crawl space in durable CleanSpace liner. This liner completely isolates the home environment from the earth, and it acts as a moisture and vapor barrier. CleanSpace also helps insulate the crawl space. Additional insulation installations included SilverGlo panels on the crawl space walls, and spray foam in the band joists.
A SaniDry CX dehumidifier also was installed to clean and filter the air and control humidity. Vent covers were installed on the home’s exterior to seal the crawl space from outside air, precipitation and pests, and SmartJacks were installed to stabilize and level the sections of uneven floors.
The owner was pleased these permanent solutions were installed so his home will be healthier and structurally sound for many years to come.
Homeowners in Granville, OH, were concerned with the condition of their basement sump pump. They noticed it was constantly running, and they were concerned it may not function properly if they were to travel for extended periods of time.
They were motivated to address this issue after seeing Ohio Basement Authority at a local home improvement show.
They consulted us to see how they could remedy the older sump pump, and we installed our best sump pump system in their basement. We replaced the older system with the TripleSafe sump pump. This reliable system is equipped with three pumps and a battery back-up. This ensures the system will always work to pump any water out of the basement, even in the event of a power outage. We also attached IceGuard to the exterior sump pump discharge lines.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this reliable system will keep their home safe and dry.
While their home had an existing support system comprised of several steel beams, homeowners in Granville, OH, were growing concerned with the structural stability of their house. Since moving into the home, they have been monitoring various cracking patterns in the walls. This is a common sign of wall failure, and the homeowners wanted to address it as soon as possible before it turned into a dangerous safety concern.
The owners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about us online, and we installed one of our many reliable foundation repair products to help them create a safer home.
We installed several Carbon Fiber supports on the problematic foundation walls. These reliable supports permanently stabilize the walls and prevent any further cracking or inward bowing.
The owners now have peace of mind knowing their home will be a safe and stable living environment for many years to come.
After living in her house for four years, a homeowner in Granville, OH, was growing concerned with the home’s exterior drainage system. She wanted to make sure the system would work properly to keep draining water away from her home, so she began to research repair methods and companies.
She contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we upgraded the exterior drainage system by installing new, reliable downspout conductor lines. These lines were buried underground, and directed far enough away from the foundation so water from the system would not seep into the basement. LawnScape outlets also were placed on the ends of these lines to camouflage them.
The owner is pleased to have an updated exterior drainage system that will keep her home dry.
Not long after they moved into their house, new homeowners in Granville, OH, notices some issues with the partial crawl space just off of the basement. This area was not finished, and it will full of failing insulation.
Because they plan on living in the house for several years, the homeowners wanted to address this unhealthy area as soon as possible. They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after seeing one of our TV ads, and we transformed the formerly nasty area with one of our many reliable crawl space repair methods.
We encapsulated the crawl space in CleanSpace liner. This durable liner completely isolates the home from the earth, serves as a moisture and vapor barrier, and helps insulate the crawl space. It also brightens the area, and creates an ideal space to use for storage.
The homeowners were excited to have this reliable permanent solution installed so their crawl space, as well as the rest of their home, will be more functional and healthy for many years to come.
After recently moving into their house, homeowners in Granville, OH, noticed the basement was humid and musty smelling. Because they plan to live in the home for many years, having a safe and healthy living environment is very important to them.
They began to research corrective measures, and then contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online. We then installed one of our many reliable products. We placed the SaniDry XP dehumidifier in the basement. This powerful, yet energy-efficient, system filters and purifies the air and helps control humidity.
We also updated the property’s exterior drainage system by installing new downspout conductor lines, burying them underground, and directing these lines to drain out at the street.
The homeowners can breathe easier knowing these reliable products have helped create a healthier living environment they will be able to enjoy for many years to come.
Homeowners in Granville, OH, have lived in their house since it was built four years ago. However, it wasn’t until recently that they noticed water in the partial crawl space adjacent to the basement. Not only were they concerned with the health and safety of this area, they worried that a leaking crawl space would affect their ability to sell the home in the future.
Hoping to find the best permanent solution, the homeowners began to research repair methods and companies. They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online, and we then installed a waterproofing system in their crawl space.
Because the crawl space floor was concrete, we installed the WaterGuard interior drainage system. This sub-floor system intercepts any seeping water and drains it to the SmartSump sump pump. The powerful SmartSump then pumps the water out of the crawl space and away from the home’s foundation.
The owners now have peace of mind knowing these reliable products will keep their home safe and dry for many years to come.
During the last few years of living in his house, a homeowner in Granville, OH, began to notice slight movement in the blocks of his foundation wall. This resulted in some cracking and bowing in the wall, which concerned the homeowner.
These are common signs of wall failure, which will become dangerous and costly to repair the longer they are neglected. The homeowner wanted to be proactive and prevent further issues, so he started to research repair methods and companies. He contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online, and we installed one of our many reliable foundation repair solutions in his home.
Carbon Fiber supports were installed on the wall that was beginning to be a problem. These sturdy supports permanently reinforce the foundation wall and prevent any further cracking and inward bowing.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing his house will be structurally sound for many years to come.