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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 Hocking 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 Hocking 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 Hocking 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.
They have lived in their house for almost 30 years, but it wasn't until recently that homeowners in Logan, OH, noticed a few structural issues.
A few of the foundation walls were cracking, bowing inward, and settling. These are common signs of foundation wall failure, but they will also become more dangerous and costly to repair if they are not properly addressed.
The owners wanted to prevent these issues from becoming bigger problems, so they contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about us online. We then installed some of our many reliable foundation repair products.
Eight heavy-duty Push Piers were installed underneath two of the settling foundation walls to permanently support them and attempt to lift them back to level. Thirteen sturdy Carbon Fiber supports were also installed on the walls to further reinforce them and prevent further cracking and bowing.
The owners were happy to have these permanent solutions installed so their home will be structurally sound for many more years to come.
Whatever is in a crawl space affects the health of the rest of the home. Homeowners in Logan, OH, were beginning to realize this, and they wanted to correct these issues before any more damage resulted. Along with a failing sump pump and insulation, the crawl space was also full of standing water, mold and moisture issues. The support beams were rotting, and the above floors were cold during the winter. The owners contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we completely transformed the unhealthy crawl space into a more functional area.
The crawl space was completely encapsulated in CleanSpace liner, and SilverGlo insulation panels were installed on the walls. SmartPipe and a SmartSump were installed as waterproofing measures, and a SaniDry CX dehumidifier will filter and dry the air. New downspout lines were installed outside the home, and an IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line. Vent covers were also added to the home's exterior. SmartJacks were installed to stabilize the above floors, and support beams were added to existing beams.
The owners were excited to have these permanent solutions installed so their home will now be a healthy place to live for many years to come!
Homeowners in Logan, OH, have lived in their home for less than one year. But it wasn't until heavy summertime rains that they noticed water seeping into the basement. The owners plan to make this their longtime home, so maintaining a safe and dry storage area in the basement is very important to them.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we installed several permanent waterproofing solutions that will always keep their basement dry. These included the WaterGuard interior drainage system to intercept any seeping water, and an UltraSump Battery Back-Up sump pump system to pump this water out of and away from the home. New downspout conductor lines were also installed, and an IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line.
The homeowners also noticed issues with mold and moisture, so we installed a SaniDry XP dehumidifier to clean and filter the air and control humidity.
The owners were excited these products were installed to permanently keep their basement dry and their home healthy for many more years to come.
After living in their house for two years, homeowners in Logan, OH, knew their crawl space needed some work. The owners weren’t sure where to start, but they found the answer after attending a local home improvement show.
They came across Ohio Basement Authority’s booth and learned more about our crawl space repair methods. They scheduled an appointment with one of our certified inspectors, then were excited to have us transform this nasty area under their home into a healthier environment.
Once the moldy and failing insulation and lining was removed, one of our expert crews installed many of our reliable crawl space repair products. These included the SmartPipe and SmartSump drainage systems to rid the area of water. Exterior waterproofing solutions included an IceGuard attached to the sump pump discharge line, and a LawnScape outlet to camouflage the end of the downspout line.
The homeowners were excited to have these permanent solutions installed so their crawl space, as well as the rest of the house, will be healthier for many more years to come.
While she has lived in her house since it was built 13 years ago, a homeowner in Logan, OH, hadn’t noticed any structural issues until a few years ago. She had trouble opening and locking doors, and she saw various cracking in the drywall above the doors and near support beams.
These are all common signs of foundation settlement and wall failure, but they will become more costly to repair if they are allowed to get worse. The homeowner was concerned with further damage that would also negatively impact the home’s value and her ability to sell the house.
She contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about us online, and we then installed several permanent foundation repair solutions. Several Push Piers were installed underneath the settling foundation walls to permanently support them and attempt to raise them back to level. Many Carbon Fiber wall supports were also installed on these walls to further reinforce them and prevent further cracking and inward bowing.
New downspout conductor lines were also installed on the property, and a LawnScape outlet was added as a camouflage for the end of the line.
The owner now has peace of mind knowing the home will be a safer and more stable living environment not only for herself, but for future homeowners for many years to come.
After living in his house for seven years, a homeowner in Logan, OH, recently began to notice water seeping into the basement. He suspected various issues in the crawl space were affecting his living environment, as well. Health issues like asthma and allergies were concerning, and the upper floors often seemed damp and musty.
After researching repair options through resources like Angie’s List, the owner contacted Ohio Basement Authority hoping to find permanent solutions. We then installed several of our reliable basement waterproofing and crawl space repair products.
The WaterGuard interior drainage system was installed in the basement’s sub-floor to intercept any seeping water. The existing sump pump was replaced by the UltraSump Battery Back-Up system to pump any seeping water out of and away from the home. New downspout conductor lines were installed on the property, and an IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line.
Debris and other items were removed from the crawl space, then it was completely encapsulated in CleanSpace liner. This heavy-duty liner serves as a vapor and moisture barrier. Combined with SilverGlo panels, CleanSpace also helps insulate the crawl space.
Our two models of the SaniDry dehumidifier were also installed. The taller SaniDry XP was installed in the basement, and the lower-profile SaniDry CX was installed in the crawl space. The powerful, yet energy-efficient systems clean and filter the air and control humidity.
The owner was pleased these projects were completed in his home so that it will be a safe and healthy living environment for many years to come.
Basements are commonly used to store holiday decorations, furniture, and other personal items. Keeping her many possessions in good condition is very important to a homeowner in Logan, OH. When she noticed evidence of water intrusion in the basement, she knew she needed to address this issue before her items were damaged or ruined.
The homeowner researched various repair companies online, and then contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company and services through resources like Home Advisor.
We helped her keep her basement permanently dry by installing several of our reliable waterproofing products. These included the WaterGuard and TrenchDrain interior drainage systems and UltraSump sump pump inside the home. An IceGuard was also attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line. All of these products work to intercept any seeping water, pump the water out of and away from the home, and prevent potential flooding.
The owner now has peace of mind knowing these permanent solutions will always keep her basement dry.
Upon recently moving into their house, homeowners in Logan, OH, noticed water seeping into the basement from the floor during periods of rain. Because they plan to live in this house long-term, the owners wanted to make sure the home will always be dry.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we installed a complete basement waterproofing system. This included the sub-floor WaterGuard and TrenchDrain drainage systems to intercept any seeping water. This water will then be drained into the reliable UltraSump sump pump, and pumped out of the basement and away from the home.
This water exits the home through a discharge line, and an IceGuard was attached to this line to prevent flooding from freezing or blockage. This discharge line also was tied into new downspout conductor lines that were buried underground for safe and effective drainage. A LawnScape outlet was added to camouflage the end of this line.
The owners now have peace of mind knowing these permanent solutions have created a healthy and dry home they will be able to enjoy for many more years to come.
After living in their house for almost 10 years, homeowners in Logan, OH, noticed an area of the floor that was out of level and beginning to sag.
This was due to a failing support system in the crawl space below the house. The wooden beams and floor joists were shimmed with pieces of wood and concrete blocks, but these measures were not properly supporting the home.
Concerned with the structural integrity of their home, the homeowners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company through our website. We then installed one type of our many reliable foundation repair products.
Eight SmartJacks were installed to permanently reinforce the above floor, floor joists and support beams. SmartJacks also can help raise the floors back to level. These sturdy support jacks are made out of galvanized steel, so they will never corrode or fail. SmartJacks are also designed to stop the floors from settling, and they can be adjusted in the event any settlement occurs.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing their home will be a safer and stable living environment for many years to come.
A homeowner who maintains a vacation home in Rockbridge, OH, wanted to ensure the health and safety of his house. After working with Basement Systems to do the same for his residence in Connecticut, he knew he could count on Ohio Basement Authority, the local Basement Systems dealer, to deliver the same quality solutions in his Ohio home.
We installed several permanent waterproofing solutions to always keep his basement dry, including the WaterGuard and TrenchDrain drainage systems, TripleSafe Sump Pump, IceGuard and LawnScape attachments. We also upgraded one of the basement’s smaller windows into an egress window.
This involved carefully excavating the area outside the window, removing it, and creating a larger rectangular hole in the wall for the new window. The all-vinyl frame of the new window we installed resists rusts, and its double-pane glass is energy-efficient. The lightly-colored window well allows more sunlight to enter the basement, and the clear cover attached to the well for safety also helps keep leaves, debris and precipitation out of the window well.
The homeowner is happy to have a dry basement and updated window system that will enhance the home’s safety.
After living in their house for 30 years, a rare earthquake caused minor damage to homeowners’ foundation wall in Rockbridge, OH.
Hoping to permanently address their home’s structural stability, the owners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after seeing one of our TV ads. They met with one of our experienced inspectors, and were eager for one of our expert crews to install one of our many reliable foundation repair products.
We placed several structural steel I-Beams on the cracking and shifting foundation wall to permanently stabilize it.
We also addressed the nasty crawl space by encapsulating the area in CleanSpace liner. This thick and durable liner isolates the crawl space from the earth and acts as a moisture and vapor barrier. We also installed the SaniDry XP dehumidifier to clean, filter and purify the air, reduce odors and control humidity.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing their home will be a healthier and structurally sound living environment for many years to come.
As a property manager, a woman in Logan, OH, wanted to make sure her tenants had safe and healthy living environments. Seeping water seemed to be a problem at one of the properties in Logan, and the manager wanted to have the issue fixed before any serious damages resulted.
She started researching how to best address the problem, and she found information about Ohio Basement Authority online. She was eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help her and her tenants. The inspector pointed out the area of seepage happened to be areas where downspout conductor lines drained outside. Based on our inspector’s recommendations, the property manager was then eager for one of our crews to upgrade the exterior drainage system to keep water away from the foundation walls.
New reliable downspout conductor lines were installed on the property. These lines were buried underground and directed far away from the foundation walls to drain at the edge of the property.
The manager is pleased to have an updated exterior drainage system that will keep the property dry for her tenants.
As she began the process of putting her house on the market, a homeowner in Laurelville, OH, knew the time had come to fix a lingering structural problem. Some areas of the floor were sagging and uneven, indicating a problem with the support system below the house in the crawl space.
The owner found Ohio Basement Authority’s website and she was eager to contact us for further assistance. One of our inspectors visited and completed a thorough assessment of the crawl space support system. He found that this system was indeed failing to properly support the above floors, and he then recommended one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews installed two SmartJacks in the crawl space. These heavy-duty, galvanized steel supports permanently stabilize the above floors and help raise them back to level. They also are designed to prevent further settling. If any settling occurs, however, the SmartJacks can easily be adjusted. The SmartJack system also can support vertical loads exceeding 60,000 lbs.
The homeowner is happy the home will now be a safe and stable living environment because of this trustworthy repair solution.
After living in her house for 25 years, a homeowner in Rockbridge, OH, was preparing to sell her home. But she knew she needed to have various repairs completed before doing so. One of these included addressing the nasty, leaking crawl space.
After speaking to her realtor, the owner was eager to contact Ohio Basement Authority to learn more about how we could help her. She met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the crawl space. Our inspector found evidence of seeping water, and the crawl space was not properly sealed. The inspector then presented the owner with some of our reliable repair solutions.
One of our crews then waterproofed the crawl space with the SmartPipe drainage system and SmartSump sump pump, and they encapsulated the crawl space in CleanSpace liner. SmartPipe was placed in the crawl space floor to intercept seeping water. This water is then directed to drain to the SmartSump sump pump, and from there it is pumped out of the crawl space and away from the home. Thick and durable CleanSpace liner also was used to completely isolate the home from the earth. CleanSpace also acts as a moisture and vapor barrier, and it helps insulate the crawl space.
The former owner and the new homeowners are pleased these trustworthy repair projects were completed to help ensure the health and safety of the home.
Homeowners in Logan, OH, have lived in their house for 45 years. It wasn’t until recently, however, that they started to notice a problem in the basement. Water leaked inside the corners whenever it rained, leaving puddles and other damage behind. They plan to live in the house for the foreseeable future, and they didn’t want to have to worry about this continuous problem.
After finding information online 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 assessment of the leaking basement. Our inspector then presented the owners with some of our reliable basement waterproofing solutions.
One of our crews waterproofed the basement with the WaterGuard interior drainage system and SuperSump sump pump.
The perimeter was first excavated in order to properly install WaterGuard. WaterGuard is specially designed to sit in the sub-floor and atop the footing to intercept seeping water from the walls and floor. This water is then directed to drain into the SuperSump sump pump system. The SuperSump features a powerful 1/3 hp pump inside the liner to pump water out of the basement.
The owners can rest easier knowing these trustworthy solutions have helped them create healthier living environment that they will be able to enjoy for many years to come.
The owner of a rental property in Logan, OH, wanted to make every effort to maintain the health and structural integrity of a 117-year-old property. After he noticed water leaked inside the basement and cracks in one of the foundation walls, the owner wanted to have these issues fixed right away.
After seeing Ohio Basement Authority’s TV ads, the owner wanted to contact us for further guidance. One of our inspectors visited to evaluate the condition of the home. Our inspector then recommended some of our reliable basement waterproofing and foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then waterproofed the basement with the WaterGuard interior drainage system, an UltraSump sump pump, and an exterior IceGuard attachment. The sub-floor WaterGuard system catches any seeping water from the walls and floor and directs it to the UltraSump Battery Backup System. This system then pumps the water out of the home and away from the foundation. An IceGuard also was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line.
The failing foundation wall was permanently reinforced by several Carbon Fiber supports. These heavy-duty supports firmly adhere to the wall to stabilize it in its current position and protect it from any further cracking or bowing.
The owner is pleased to now have a safer and healthier living environment for his future tenants.