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Homeowners in New Albany, OH, rarely go into their crawl space, but the couple of times they have ventured into this area under their home they have noticed some unhealthy conditions. Water was seeping into the crawl space and saturating the insulation and plastic floor liner. This is the perfect breeding ground for mold, which can lead to health issues.
The homeowners were concerned with these problems affecting the rest of the house, as well as their ability to sell the home. They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company and services through online resources like Angie’s List. We then installed several of our reliable crawl space repair and waterproofing products.
After removing the failing insulation and lining, we installed a crawl space drainage system. This included SmartPipe in the crawl space floor to intercept seeping water. This water will then be directed to the SmartSump sump pump.
We also completely sealed the home from the earthy by encapsulating the crawl space in durable CleanSpace liner. This liner also prevents moisture and vapor intrusion, and helps insulate the crawl space. SilverGlo panels were installed on the walls for further insulation and energy efficiency.
Exterior waterproofing installations included a sump pump discharge line, an IceGuard attached to this line, and a LawnScape at the end of the line that was buried underground.
The owners now have peace of mind knowing the house will be a healthier living environment not only for themselves, but for future owners for many more years to come.
She has lived in her house for a little more than one year, but a homeowner in New Albany, OH, recently started to become concerned with her interior waterproofing system. She wondered if the sump pump was working correctly, as it was making a lot of noise.
The sump pump system is located in a closet in the finished basement, so it’s easy to keep it out of sight and out of mind. But the homeowner wanted to make sure her finished basement would be protected from flooding or other issues.
The owner contacted Ohio Basement Authority after seeing our TV ads, and she met with Inspector Jeff Floit. Jeff assessed the condition of the sump pump, and he noticed it looked outdated and inefficient. A failing sump pump, even if it has a backup battery, can lead to the problems the homeowner wanted to avoid. Jeff suggested the homeowner upgrade her sump pump to one of our reliable systems.
Foreman Milton Castro and his crew removed the older system and replaced it with the UltraSump Battery Backup System.
The UltraSump features two powerful pumps inside the liner, as well as an external backup battery to ensure the system will always operate to pump water out of the basement. We installed the UltraSump inside the larger TripleSafe liner to allow for easy future upgrades.
The homeowner is pleased to have an updated sump pump system that will keep her home dry.
Homeowners in New Albany, OH, have lived in their house for almost 15 years. Recently, they began to notice that the floors directly above their crawl space felt bouncy and sagging in some spots. They also were concerned with the health of their crawl space, which lacked proper insulation and sealing material.
The owners knew they could count on Ohio Basement Authority for the right solutions, as they were acquainted with some of our staff. One of our experienced crew foremen, Ryan Toledo, paid the homeowners a visit so he could inspect the condition of the crawl space and its support system. Ryan and the owners then discussed goals for a repair project, and Ryan presented them with some of our reliable crawl space repair solutions.
Foreman Valentin Rosales then worked to complete these projects. Once they removed the failing insulation and any debris from the crawl space, they installed several SmartJacks underneath a new steel supplemental support beam. 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. SmartJacks are designed to stop settling, but can easily be adjusted if any settlement occurs.
Drainage matting was then placed on the floor to enhance the strength and durability of the encapsulation material, and SilverGlo insulation panels were placed on the walls. Spray foam insulation also was applied to the band joists. The crawl space was then encapsulated in CleanSpace liner to fully isolate the area from the earth.
The crawl space is now a safer, healthier and more stable area, which benefits the rest of the house and gives the homeowners peace of mind.
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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 New Albany 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 New Albany 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.
During the last year, homeowners in New Albany, OH, noticed a problem with their exterior drainage system. Water did not seem to be draining at the street side curb. The owners wanted to prevent a water back-up or flooding in their basement, so they started researching how to address these issues.
The owners attended a local home and garden show, and they spoke to some of Ohio Basement Authority’s staff about their concerns. The owners then scheduled an appointment to meet with one of our inspectors. Our inspector evaluated the condition of the exterior drainage system, which also features some unsightly and unsafe above-ground discharge lines. Our inspector then recommended updating the exterior drainage system to help prevent water from the gutter downspouts from leaking inside the house.
One of our crews then installed newer, thicker, more reliable pipe for the downspout conductor lines on the property. These lines were placed in the ground and directed to drain water to the curb in front of the house. An IceGuard also was placed on the exterior sump pump discharge line to prevent flooding from frozen or blocked lines.
The owners are happy to have an updated exterior drainage system that will help keep water out of and away from their home.
After living in their house for several years, homeowners in New Albany, OH, noticed the floors above their crawl space felt like they were sagging and uneven. They also were concerned with the condition of the crawl space, which was not properly sealed or insulated.
After finding information online about Ohio Basement Authority, the owners were eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help them. One of our inspectors then visited to evaluate the condition of the crawl space. Our inspector then recommended the perfect crawl space repair solutions.
One of our crews then installed a steel supplemental support beam underneath the floor joists, which was further reinforced by several SmartJacks. These heavy-duty supports stabilize the above floors and floor joists, and help raise them back to level.
The crawl space also was encapsulated in thick and durable CleanSpace liner, which fully seals the crawl space. SilverGlo insulation panels were placed on the walls, and spray foam insulation was applied to the band joists. A SaniDry Sedona also was installed.
The owners are pleased to have a safer and healthier living environment because of these trustworthy repairs.
Longtime homeowners in New Albany, OH, recently began to notice worsening problems in their basement. There was evidence of water intrusion and damage, and the foundation walls were cracking and appearing to tilt inward in some spots.
The owners hoped to address all of these problems, and they knew they could count on Ohio Basement Authority for the right repairs because they were well-acquainted with one of our employees. The owners met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the problematic basement. Our inspector then presented the owners with some of our reliable basement waterproofing and foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then permanently stabilized the foundation walls with several Carbon Fiber supports. These durable supports firmly adhere to the walls to hold them in their current positions and protect them from any further cracking or bowing.
The basement also was waterproofed with the sub-floor WaterGuard drainage system, UltraSump sump pump, SaniDry dehumidifier, and exterior IceGuard attachment. All of these pieces work together to catch seeping water and rid it from the basement, as well as help create a healthier home.
The owners are pleased to now have a safe, healthy and dry living environment that they will be able to enjoy for many more years to come.
While a homeowner in New Albany, OH, has lived in his house for three years, he recently discovered a problem in the basement. One of the foundation walls was cracking, and the owner didn’t want them to worsen and result in significant damage.
During his search for repairs, the owner found information about Ohio Basement Authority on Home Advisor. He was motivated to contact us for further guidance, as well as meet with one of our inspectors. Our inspector assessed the condition of the wall, and he then recommended one of our reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then installed several Carbon Fiber supports along this wall. These heavy-duty supports firmly adhere to the wall to hold it in its current position as well as prevent any further cracking or inward bowing. The low-profile supports also can easily be concealed with basement finishing materials.
The owner now has peace of mind knowing this trustworthy repair has helped ensure the safety and stability of his home.
After living in their house for 18 years, homeowners in New Albany, OH, started to notice structural issues in their basement were getting worse. One of the foundation walls was showing signs of failure in the form of various cracks, and it appeared to be tilting inward.
The owners wanted to address these problems before any serious damage resulted. During their search for repairs, the owners found Ohio Basement Authority’s website. They were eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help them, as well as meet with one of our inspectors. Our inspector completed a thorough evaluation of the problematic wall, which also included measuring it for movement. The inspector then presented the owners with one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then permanently stabilized the wall with several Carbon Fiber supports. These durable supports firmly adhere to the wall to hold it in its current position, as well protect the wall from any further cracking or bowing.
The homeowners are pleased to now have a safe and stable living environment because of this trustworthy repair solution.
During the six years that they have lived in their house, homeowners in New Albany, OH, have been dealing with a leaking basement. Along with evidence of water intrusion and damage, two of the foundation walls were showing signs of failure with various wall cracks and slight inward bowing.
They plan to sell the home within the next 10 years, so they wanted to address these problems once and for all to create a healthier living environment. They were eager to contact Ohio Basement Authority after seeing one of our TV ads, and we installed some of our reliable basement waterproofing and foundation repair products.
The WaterGuard interior drainage system was installed in the basement’s sub-floor to intercept any seeping water and prevent it from saturating the basement floor and causing additional damage. This system directs the water to the SuperSump sump pump, which pumps the water out of the home and away from the foundation. An IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line, and a LawnScape outlet was attached to the end of the downspout conductor line.
We installed several Carbon Fiber supports on the foundation wall with minor cracking. These sturdy supports permanently stabilize the wall in its current position, and they prevent further cracking and bowing.
The other foundation wall was showing more severe signs of failure, so several Geo-Lock Channel Anchors were installed on this wall. These heavy-duty galvanized steel anchors also permanently reinforce the foundation wall, but they also offer the best opportunity to straighten the wall. The anchors are mounted to the floor for extra support, and they are ideal for walls like this one that are bowing, tipping, or pushing in at the bottom.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing these reliable repair solutions have helped them create a safer and structurally stable home.
They have lived in their house for three years, and recently homeowners in New Albany, OH, were concerned with the condition of their basement waterproofing system. They wondered how much longer the existing sump pumps would be able to properly function.
After learning more about Ohio Basement Authority through our website, they knew they had to call us. We then replaced the older sump pumps with reliable TripleSafe sump pumps. Along with powerful pumps inside the liners, these sump pumps also feature external backup batteries that ensure the system’s functionality even during power outages.
IceGuards were attached to the exterior sump pump discharge lines. These lines were then tied into new downspout conductor lines that also were installed on the property.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing the “king of sump pump systems” will always keep their home dry!
After moving into their house several years ago, homeowners in New Albany, OH, noticed their floors were cold during the winter. They never go into the crawl space underneath the house, but they suspected this area was the origin of the problem.
They researched various repair options and companies, and they contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about us online. During Inspector Steve Davis’ evaluation of the crawl space, he noticed evidence of water seepage and areas of standing water in the crawl space. He then recommended several permanent solutions.
One of our expert crawl space repair crews installed the SmartPipe drainage system, which will intercept any seeping water and drain it to a sump pump. The reliable UltraSump sump pump that was installed will then pump this water out of the crawl space and away from the home.
To protect the crawl space from additional moisture and vapor intrusion, the area was completely encapsulated in CleanSpace liner. This durable liner also helps insulate the crawl space, so the owners will not have to worry about cold floors and high energy bills. CleanSpace is also tough enough to crawl on and creates a functional crawl space the owners can use for storage.
The owners are happy the crawl space, as well as the rest of their home, has been transformed into a healthier living environment because of these permanent solutions.
Unhealthy crawl space conditions were beginning to concern homeowners in New Albany, OH. They were worried the cold and wet area under their home was affecting the rest of the living environment, and that these problems would negatively impact their ability to sell the house.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about us on Angie’s List, and we installed several crawl space repair and waterproofing solutions.
We waterproofed the crawl space by installing a crawl space drainage system that included SmartPipe and a SmartSump sump pump. Exterior waterproofing installations included a sump pump discharge line, an IceGuard attached to this line, and a LawnScape outlet attached to the end of the line that was buried underground.
The homeowners are pleased these permanent solutions have improved the crawl space and home so that it will be a healthier living environment for many more years to come.
Homeowners in New Albany, OH, were pleased their two sump pumps kept water out of the basement during the three years they have lived there. However, they wondered how long this would last, considering the frequent power outages they have experienced.
While scouring the Internet for battery back-up systems, they found the perfect solution through Ohio Basement Authority. We upgraded the owners’ existing sump pump system by installing two UltraSump Sump Pumps. Each of these reliable sump pumps is equipped with a back-up battery that allows for continued operation even during power failure.
IceGuards were also attached to the exterior sump pump discharge lines to prevent potential flooding from frozen or blocked pipes.
The owners were excited to have their waterproofing system replaced so their home will be a safe and dry living environment for many more years to come.
Homeowners in New Albany, OH, noticed water seeping into their basement every time it rained, and they wanted to have the problem corrected once and for all.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and one of our crews installed the sub-floor WaterGuard drainage system and a TripleSafe sump pump. New downspout conductor lines were also installed and buried underground.
One of the foundation walls was also becoming a cause for concern. After the foundation was excavated down to the footer, the north foundation wall was pushed back to as plumb as possible. Exterior damp proofing was applied to the wall to prevent moisture intrusion, and the soil was backfilled and replaced.
The interior wall cracks were filled, and several Carbon Fiber wall supports were installed to further reinforce the foundation walls.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing their house will be structurally stable and free of water for years to come.
Homeowners in New Albany, OH, have lived in their house since it was built in 1997. In recent months, they have experienced water backing up into their basement because the sump pump discharge line was not draining properly.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and one of our expert crews installed new downspout conductor lines on the property. They were buried underground and led out to the street.
The homeowners are happy to now have an updated drainage system that will help keep water out of and away from the house.
After living in his home for 15 years, a homeowner in New Albany, OH, recently began considering updating his basement waterproofing system. While he wasn't experiencing any issues, he was concerned with sump failure with his current system.
Ohio Basement Authority installed the UltraSump Battery Back-Up System in his basement. If the primary pump fails for any reason, such as a power outage, the water rises and automatically turns on the UltraSump back-up system. This is powered by a battery specifically designed for long-term standby use.
The IceGuard Sump Pump Discharge Line System was also installed on the home's exterior to prevent floods if the discharge line freezes.
He only lived in his new house for a few months, but a homeowner in New Albany, OH, was tired of cold floors and concerned with high energy costs.
An Ohio Basement Authority inspector visited the home and found failing fiberglass insulation in the crawl space, and a partially settled room addition.
Our crew completed a few different projects to improve the health and stability of the home. Two Push Piers were installed under the room addition to lift it back into place. The fiberglass insulation was removed and replaced with energy-efficient SilverGlo panels that will decrease energy costs and keep the floors warm. An UltraSump sump pump was also installed to keep the crawl space dry.
The homeowner is now happy to have a more stable home that is healthy and dry.