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Upon moving into their house, homeowners in southeast Columbus, OH, noticed the partial crawl space contained some potential health hazards. There was no insulation on the block walls, and the plastic liner covering the gravel floor was failing.
They wanted to make sure their home would always be a healthy living environment, so they contacted Ohio Basement Authority after seeing one of our TV commercials.
After we removed the debris from the crawl space, we encapsulated this area in bright and durable CleanSpace liner. This liner completely isolates the crawl space and serves as a moisture and vapor barrier. It is also strong enough to crawl on, and helps create an additional functional area that could be used for storage. SilverGlo insulation panels were also installed on the walls.
The homeowners were excited to have these permanent crawl space repair solutions installed so the crawl space, as well as the rest of the house, will be healthier for many 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 Groveport 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 Groveport 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 Groveport, OH, have lived in their house since it was built 30 years ago. In recent years, they have noticed structural issues beginning to worsen. Their foundation walls had several cracks and gaps, as well as visible inward tilting.
Concerned with the safety and structural stability of their home, the owners wanted to address these problems before serious damage resulted. After seeing Ohio Basement Authority’s TV ads, they were eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help them. They met with one of our inspectors who completed a thorough evaluation of the problematic walls. Our inspector then recommended one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then permanently reinforced the walls with many Carbon Fiber supports. These heavy-duty supports firmly adhere to the walls to stabilize them in their current positions. They also prevent any further cracking or inward movement. Their low profile allows them to easily be concealed with paint or basement finishing materials.
The owners now have peace of mind knowing this trustworthy repair and protection solution has helped them create a safer living environment.
Tenants in Groveport, OH, recently notified their landlord of structural problems they were concerned with. They noticed the chimney appeared to be leaning and pulling away from the rest of thee house. This is one of the more dramatic signs of foundation settlement, but it can be particularly alarming.
The owner of the home wanted to make sure her renters would have a safe and stable living environment, so she started to research repair options. After learning about Ohio Basement Authority, the owner was eager to contact us for further guidance. She met with one of our inspectors who completed a thorough evaluation of the home and chimney. Our inspector then recommended the perfect foundation repair solution.
One of our crews then installed two Helical Piers underneath the settling chimney. These durable galvanized steel piers were mechanically driven down to competent soil and attached to heavy-duty foundation brackets on the home’s footing. These piers permanently stabilize the chimney, help prevent further settlement, and offer the best opportunity to lift the settling section back to level.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing this reliable repair solution has helped her create a safer living environment for her tenants.
Before transforming her basement into a livable space with a bedroom for her parents to stay, a homeowner in Groveport, OH, knew various repairs and improvements needed to be completed.
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 homeowner contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company through online resources like Home Advisor. She was eager for us to upgrade one of the older windows into a functional egress window.
After removing one of the older windows and excavating the area outside the window, one of our expert crews carefully cut into the block foundation wall to make room for the newer, bigger 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 homeowner is happy to have an updated basement window system that enhances the safety and appearance of her home.
After living in their house for 13 years, homeowners in Groveport, OH, noticed issues with one of their foundation walls only beginning to worsen. A wall that spans the basement and adjacent crawl space was cracking, and there were various gaps between the block walls. These signs of foundation failure and settlement worried the homeowners, and they wanted to address these problems once and for all.
After learning 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 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 by driving them deep into the soil. These heavy-duty, galvanized piers permanently stabilize the foundation and offer the best opportunity to lift it back to level.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this reliable repair process has helped them create a safe and structurally sound living environment.
A homeowner in Groveport, OH, has lived in her house since it was built more than 40 years ago. It wasn’t until recently that she noticed a problem with the water line serving her home.
She wanted to make sure to address this problem as soon as possible, and she began to research repair companies online. She contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company from resources like Home Advisor.
After meeting with one of our expert inspectors, the homeowner was eager for one of our crews to replace the broken line with newer, thicker and more reliable pipe.
The homeowner is happy to now have an updated and repaired water line.
After living in their house for 20 years, homeowners in Groveport, OH, recently began to notice problems with their exterior drainage system. The exterior sump pump discharge line connecting to the downspout conductor lines separated.
The homeowners were concerned water in the lines could end up back in the basement, so they contacted Ohio Basement Authority for assistance.
We replaced the failing downspout conductor lines with new, more durable lines. These lines were buried underground and directed to drain at the street. The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing their updated drainage system will keep water out of and away from their house.
When homeowners in Groveport, OH, moved into their house one year ago, they knew they found their longtime home. Which is why keeping it safe and structurally sound is very important to them. They recently noticed one of the foundation walls was cracking and bowing.
It is common for foundation walls to fail as homes age, but it can be dangerous and costly to repair the longer the issue is neglected. The owners wanted to prevent the cracks from worsening, so they contacted Ohio Basement Authority for a permanent repair solution.
We installed four Geo-Lock Wall Anchors on the problematic foundation wall. These heavy-duty, galvanized steel anchors permanently stabilize the wall and offer the best opportunity to straighten it back to level.
The owners were excited to have this reliable foundation repair solution installed so their home will be a safe living environment for many years to come.
During the last 10 years, a homeowner in Groveport has been monitoring cracking and other issues he’s noticed in his foundation walls. These are common signs of wall failure as homes age, but can lead to serious and costly safety hazards if neglected too long.
The 95-year-old home’s stone and poured concrete foundation walls presented a bit of a challenge, but Ohio Basement Authority met this head-on and was able to help the homeowner.
First, we applied a wire and parge coat to the problematic foundation walls. After wire mesh was added to the wall, a coat of plaster or mortar was then applied. This helps smooth out areas of rough stone, and prevents moisture penetration, as well. Several steel I-Beams were also installed on the walls to permanently stabilize them and prevent further cracking and movement.
The owner was pleased he chose us to complete this foundation repair project so his home will be more structurally sound for many years to come.
Before selling his house, a homeowner in Groveport, OH, wanted to make sure it would be a safe environment with restored resale value.
He contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about us through websites like Home Advisor. We then helped him transform the crawl space into a healthier area by installing various permanent crawl space repair solutions.
To address any water intrusion, we installed the SmartPipe drainage system. Any seeping water will be directed to the SuperSump sump pump, which was installed inside a larger TripleSafe liner for easy future upgrades.
One of our many foundation repair products, Carbon Fiber, was installed to permanently stabilize cracking foundation walls in the crawl space. Then, the entire crawl space was encapsulated in durable CleanSpace liner, which acts as a moisture and vapor barrier.
The owner was excited to have these projects completed so the home will be a healthier living environment for the next owners for many years to come.
After living for 16 years in her Groveport, OH, house, a homeowner decided to put her house on the market. She knew the basement needed some work, but she wasn't sure how to go about correcting various issues.
She contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and Inspector Corey Froelich pointed out the ongoing water intrusion was due to failing foundation walls.
Per Corey's recommendation, one of our expert crews installed sturdy foundation repair products. A total of 11 Carbon Fiber wall supports were installed on the cracking and bowing foundation walls, as well as a structural steel I-Beam. Both of these products will permanently stabilize the walls and prevent further cracking and inward bowing. The Carbon Fiber supports can also be concealed by paint or drywall.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing the house will be structurally stable for future owners for many years to come.
Water has been entering a basement in Groveport, OH, for quite some time where the wall and floor meet. Even though the basement has an existing sump pump, the homeowners wanted to get these problems corrected once and for all.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and one of our expert crews installed WaterGuard throughout the basement. Two TripleSafe sump pumps were also installed to pump water out of this problematic basement. New downspout conductor lines were installed, and IceGuards were attached to the exterior sump pump discharge lines.
Several durable Carbon Fiber wall supports were also installed on cracking walls to reinforce them.
The homeowners were excited these basement waterproofing products and foundation repair installations will keep their house dry and stable for many years to come.
Homeowners in Goveport, OH, have lived in their home since it was built in 2000. They noticed water seeping through foundation wall cracks in their crawl space and basement, and wanted to correct these issues before they got worse.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and one of our expert crews repaired the cracks by placing sturdy Carbon Fiber supports on the problematic walls to seal and stabilize the areas.
The sump pump discharge line was also replaced.
The homeowners are happy these installations will now help keep their crawl space and basement dry.