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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 Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon 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.
After living in their house for more than 10 years, homeowners in Mount Vernon, OH, were preparing to sell the 93-year-old house. As they started to undertake some repair projects to help ensure the home’s resale value, the owners wanted to address one issue in particular. Some areas of the upper floors felt like they were sagging and uneven.
During their search for repairs, the owners came across Ohio Basement Authority’s website and they 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 floors’ support system. Our inspector noticed areas of failing floor joists, which contributed to the sagging floors. He then recommended the perfect repair solution.
One of our crews then installed several SmartJacks underneath new steel supplemental support beams in the basement. 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 to now have a safer and stable living environment because of these trustworthy repairs.
After living in their house for 25 years, homeowners in Mount Vernon, OH, were motivated to address a longtime problem once and for all. Several areas of the basement leaked, including some spots on the walls of the home that was built more than 100 years ago.
The homeowners wanted to prevent damage to the furnace in the basement, as well as reclaim that area to use for storage without worrying about items getting wet. After finding information about Ohio Basement Authority online, the owners contacted us to learn more about how we could help them. They met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the basement. Our inspector then suggested some of our reliable basement waterproofing solutions.
One of our crews then waterproofed the basement with the WaterGuard drainage system, TripleSafe sump pump and exterior IceGuard attachments.
WaterGuard was placed in the sub-floor and atop the footing to catch seeping water from the walls and floor. This water is then directed to the “king” of sump pumps – the TripleSafe system. The TripleSafe is equipped with three powerful pumps inside its liner, as well as an external backup battery. This reliable system will always work to pump any seeping water out of the basement. IceGuards also were attached to the exterior sump pump discharge lines to prevent flooding if the lines would freeze or become blocked.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing these trustworthy installations will always keep their basement dry.
there was a glaring problem they could no longer ignore in the almost 100-year-old home. Water was leaking inside and leaving puddles on the floor.
The homeowners wanted to do everything they could to protect their home, as well as their stored belongings, from possible damage. After seeing Ohio Basement Authority’s TV ads, the owners were eager to contact us for further guidance. They met with one of our inspectors who completed a thorough evaluation of the problematic basement. Our inspector then suggested some of our trustworthy basement waterproofing solutions.
One of our crews then waterproofed the basement with the WaterGuard interior drainage system, UltraSump sump pump, and an exterior IceGuard attachment and downspout conductor lines.
The basement’s perimeter was excavated in order to properly install the WaterGuard system. WaterGuard is specially designed to sit in the sub-floor and atop the footing to intercept leaking water from the walls and floor. This water is then directed to the UltraSump Battery Backup System. Along with two powerful pumps inside the large liner, the UltraSump also features an external backup battery. All of these pieces work together to ensure the system will always operate to pump water out of the basement, even during power outages.
Additionally, an IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line. This special attachment allows water to still be able to escape from the discharge line if the line should freeze or become blocked. This line also was tied into a new downspout conductor line that was installed on the property.
The homeowners can rest easier knowing these reliable solutions will keep their basement dry and healthy for years to come.
Before selling their longtime home, homeowners in Mount Vernon, OH, wanted to ensure the safety and resale value of the house. They knew they needed to address a cracking, tilting foundation wall, so they started to research repair options and companies to complete the work.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after finding information about us online, and they were eager to learn more about how we could help them. They met with one of our inspectors who completed a thorough evaluation of the home’s foundation, and our inspector then recommended one of our foundation repair solutions.
We installed several Carbon Fiber supports on the problematic foundation wall. These heavy-duty supports permanently reinforce the foundation wall where they were installed, and they prevent any further cracking and inward bowing. They also can easily be concealed by paint or drywall.
The homeowners were pleased this trustworthy solution was installed to create a safe and stable living environment for the next owners.
After living in their house for several months, homeowners in Mount Vernon, OH, recently became aware of a problem with the water line serving their home. The city completed a leak test at the property and indicated there was a leak in the line that needed to be addressed.
The homeowners quickly began to research repair options and companies, and they were eager to contact Ohio Basement Authority after finding information about our company on Home Advisor. The owners met with one of our inspectors who confirmed the need for repair.
One of our crews then repaired and replaced the damaged water supply line by installing a newer, thicker and more reliable pipe.
The homeowners are now pleased to have an updated and repaired water line.
After living in their house for almost 40 years, homeowners in Mount Vernon, OH, started to wonder how safe and healthy their home was. They were concerned with seeping water in their home.
The homeowners wanted to properly address this problem, and they were eager to contact Ohio Basement Authority after seeing our TV ads. After they met with one of our inspectors, the owners were equally excited for one of our crews to waterproof the basement.
The crew installed the WaterGuard and TrenchDrain drainage systems in the floor to intercept any seeping water. This water is then directed to the UltraSump Battery Backup System and pumped out of the basement and away from the home’s foundation. IceGuards also were attached to the exterior sump pump discharge lines.
The homeowners are pleased to now have a living environment that will be healthier and safer for many years to come because of these reliable repair solutions.
A few years ago, homeowners in Mount Vernon, OH, fell in love with their charming 150-year-old house. They knew the house came along with various points of maintenance and improvements, and they tackled each project as they were able to.
One of the first repair projects they wanted to address was correcting areas of sagging floors that also felt bouncy. These are common issues with the home’s support structure and floor joists. Many older homes have wooden supports, but these can rot and fail over time.
The owners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company through our website. After meeting with one of our expert inspectors, the owners were eager for us to install the perfect stabilization solution.
Several SmartJacks were installed to permanently stabilize the sagging floors and help raise them back to the proper level. The heavy-duty SmartJacks are made of galvanized steel to enhance their durability, as well as resist rust, corrosion and rot. They also are designed to prevent further settling. But if any settling occurs, the SmartJacks can easily be adjusted.
The crawl space also was encapsulated in CleanSpace liner. This thick and durable liner completely isolates the crawl space from the earth, acts as a moisture and vapor barrier, and helps insulate the crawl space. SilverGlo panels were placed on the walls to further insulate the crawl space, and a SaniDry CX dehumidifier was installed to help control humidity, clean and purify the air, and reduce odors.
The homeowners felt satisfied checking this project off their to-do list, and are happy to have a safer and healthier living environment.
After living in her house for more than 20 years, a homeowner in Mount Vernon, OH, was growing concerned with the health of her home. She noticed unpleasant odors, mold, and the floors felt cold during wintertime.
The homeowner has decided to make this her forever home, so maintaining a safe and healthy living environment is very important to her. She contacted Ohio Basement Authority after hearing one of our radio ads, and one of our experienced inspectors completed a thorough evaluation of the home.
The issues originated in the dirt crawl space under the house, where our inspector noticed problems such as failing insulation and wet plastic floor liner. He presented the homeowner with several permanent solutions, and the homeowner was eager for one of our expert crews to transform the nasty crawl space.
After removing the crawl space nuisances, we encapsulated the area in CleanSpace liner. This thick and durable liner completely isolates the home from the earth, acts as a moisture and vapor barrier, and helps insulate the crawl space. We also installed the SaniDry CX dehumidifier to help control humidity and eliminate odors.
The homeowner is happy she now has a healthier crawl space and home because of these reliable products.
A homeowner in Mount Vernon, OH had an area in the basement that water poured into if the gutters overflowed. There was also mold at the base of the floor and wall, and he was very sensitive to it. He said he was tired of worrying about a wet basement whenever it rained.
He called us to schedule a free inspection and estimate with one of our certified inspectors after seeing our ad on TV. This appointment went smoothly and our inspector suggested installing a SuperSump pump with an UltraSump battery backup, Everlast Wall Panels, and WaterGuard.
A SuperSump is a super-powered sump pump system which can pump up to 2,200 gallons of water per hour. The UltraSump is a battery backup system which keeps the pump working in the event of a power outage (which can be important during severe storms).
EverlastWall is a wall restoration system which allows one to replace the lower half of a wall (which has absorbed moisture from the floor) with vinyl-face cement boards and PVC (polyvinyl chloride — a common synthetic plastic polymer) molding. These panels prevent mold and moisture from continuing the ruin the walls.
WaterGuard is a sub-floor drainage system which sits at an angle on the concrete footer to allow water to drain into the sump pump. These drains have holes in the side and special flange which sits against the wall and collects water that may flow down. They are designed not to clog like other traditional pipe and gravel drains.
The homeowner is content with the results, and his worries have been eliminated with these dependable repairs.
Homeowners in Mount Vernon, OH, have lived in their house for 12 years. Within the last year, they started to notice an exterior retaining wall was cracking and beginning to fail.
Retaining walls can fail because soil issues and poor construction, but this is unsightly and dangerous.
The owners were afraid the wall could completely collapse, so they wanted to address and correct these issues as soon as possible. They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online, and we installed the perfect repair solution.
Several Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed to permanently stabilize the retaining wall. These heavy-duty, galvanized steel anchors also offer the best opportunity to straighten the wall.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this reliable repair solution has created a safer and stable living environment.
Homeowners in Mount Vernon, OH, have lived in their house almost since it was built 30 years ago. It wasn’t until recently, however, that they noticed issues with water intrusion in their basement. Water seemed to seep through the walls where they meet the floor, resulting in water damage and ruining wooden cabinets.
The owners plan to live in the home for several years, so they want to make sure it will be safe and dry. They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after seeing one of our TV ads, and we installed the perfect permanent basement waterproofing solutions in their home.
These included the WaterGuard interior drainage system and a SuperSump sump pump. If any water seeps into the basement, the WaterGuard system will intercept it and direct it to the SuperSump. Then it will be pumped out of and away from the home.
The sump pump discharge line that was installed was tied into new exterior downspout conductor lines. These lines were buried underground and directed to a storm drain at the edge of the property. They also replaced lines that were unsightly tripping hazards above the ground.
The owners are pleased these many reliable products have created a home that will be a dry and healthy living environment for many years to come.
Upon moving into a house in Mount Vernon, OH, a home buyer noticed several issues in the basement he wanted to make sure were taken care of. These included evidence of water intrusion and damage along the floor and walls, as well as drainage issues.
Working with the selling homeowners and their realtors, they contacted Ohio Basement Authority. We then installed various permanent waterproofing solutions that will always keep the basement dry.
These included the sub-floor WaterGuard and TrenchDrain drainage systems, and a TripleSafe sump pump to catch any seeping water and pump it out of the home. An IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line, and a SaniDry XP dehumidifier was installed to clean and purify the air.
The new homeowner was excited to have these reliable products installed so his home will be a healthy and dry living environment for many years to come.
A homeowner in Mount Vernon, OH, was perplexed by the source of a foul, musty odor in her basement. She has only lived in the 12-year-old house for about one year, and she noticed the smell getting worse during the last few months.
Hoping to find a permanent solution to rid the home of this nuisance once and for all, she contacted Ohio Basement Authority. We installed the powerful, yet energy-efficient SaniDry XP dehumidifier. This reliable system eliminates damp and musty odors for good by drying and filtering the air and controlling the humidity in the home.
The owner was excited to have trustworthy system installed so the basement, as well as the rest of the house, will be a healthy living environment she will be able to enjoy for many more years to come.
Along with enhancing their home's value before selling it, homeowners in Mount Vernon, OH, wanted to make sure the house would be safe for the next owner.
During the last couple of years, the owners noticed horizontal and stair-step cracks in a foundation wall getting worse. These are common signs of wall failure, and it is important to address them before they result in safety hazards and even more costly repair.
The owners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online, and we installed several Geo-Lock Wall Anchors on the problematic foundation wall. These heavy-duty galvanized steel anchors not only permanently stabilize the wall, they also offer the best opportunity to straighten the wall.
The owners now have peace of mind knowing this permanent solution has enhanced the home's value, and that the house will be structurally sound for many years to come.
Homeowners in Mount Vernon, OH, have lived in their house for 16 years. They never noticed any issues with their basement until recently when water began to seep into this area of their home during heavy rains.
They wanted to address this issue before it worsened, so they contacted Ohio Basement Authority.
We installed several waterproofing products to keep their basement dry including the sub-floor WaterGuard drainage system, a reliable TripleSafe sump pump, and the FloodRing Water Tank Protection System. New discharge lines were also installed, as well as a LawnScape outlet.
One of our many foundation repair products was also installed. Several Carbon Fiber wall supports were placed on a problematic foundation wall to reinforce it and prevent further cracking and inward bowing.
The homeowners are pleased these products were installed so they will have a safe, stable and healthy living environment for many years to come.
Homeowners in Mount Vernon, OH, recently began to notice water seeping into a corner of their basement near a foundation wall that was also becoming a cause for concern.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority with the goal of keeping this area of the basement stable and dry.
After the foundation was excavated down to the footer, one of our expert crews pushed the problematic foundation wall back to as plumb as possible. Exterior damp proofing was applied to the walls to prevent moisture intrusion, and the soil was backfilled and replaced.
New downspout conductor lines were also installed and buried underground. A LawnScape outlet was also installed to camouflage the end of the line.
The homeowners are pleased these installations will help keep their basement safe and dry.
A homeowner in Mount Vernon, OH, was concerned the leaking cracks in her home's poured foundation walls would affect her ability to sell the house.
She wanted to make sure the basement would be a safe and dry environment for future owners, so she contacted Ohio Basement Authority.
One of our expert crews first repaired four vertical cracks, then sealed them with sturdy Carbon Fiber supports that will also stabilize the walls. These wall supports can be concealed by paint or drywall.
The homeowner is happy these installations will now help keep her basement dry.