Foundation and Basement Services in Afton, NY

If you have a damp basement following a big rain or during the spring thaw if you're starting to notice a crack in your foundation starting to grow, our team is here to help. Midstate Basement Authorities is a team of trained employees who are able to make a proper evaluation of the flooding or cracks you're having and then help you come up with the ideal method to fix the problem once and for all as well as prevent the problem from coming back. Midstate Basement serves the entire Afton area.

It is very important that if you've found an issue with your basement, foundation, or crawl space that you reach out to a trusted repair company. We recommend this due to there are a number of potentially dangerous problems that will arise with these issues such as mildew, structural damage, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you require our basement waterproofing services to prevent water damage in your home, foundation repair services to prevent your home from sinking, or crawl space services to prevent unnecessary damage under your home, or even our concrete repair services to level your settling patio, our experts are here to help you.

Basement Waterproofing in Afton

Waterproofing

If you have stagnant water in the basement following a big rain, this is not good. When this water is not controlled, it will prevent you from having the ability to store items in the area and even keep you from using that space as another room. Excess water and humidity will eventually harbor mold and mildew which can be a cause of dangerous health problems. If you're noticing standing water in your basement, you should reach out to us so a member of our team can look into the water and help implement a basement waterproofing solution which will stop water coming in and prevent any additional problems from happening. This will prevent the growth of mold and also make it so you can finally be able to turn the basement into viable storage space, a second family room, or even a spare bedroom.

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Foundation Repair

If you've seen cracking in the foundation or if you're noticing them at the corners of the windows or doors, this is an indicator that there is a problem with the foundation and you may be in need of foundation repair. Another sign could be the doors or windows will be difficult to open or close or even not moving when closing them. Sinking foundations are fairly common in the Afton area as a result of the moisture levels of the soil fluctuates during the year. These issues are also caused by improper soil compaction when your home was being built. Our team can install a system of piers under your foundation that will shift the weight of your home to the piers and keep the foundation from sinking or settling in the future.

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Crawl Spaces

If your home has a crawl space, it is most likely a part of the home that you will only visit when there is a noticeable problem. This is probably because they are generally poorly sealed off and are regularly unkempt, dirty, and can have critters holed up in them. Crawl spaces are notorious for having excess humidity issues that can cause damage to the floor joists and even cause mold to grow. Our team knows an ideal way to control problems in this area is to encapsulate them and close them off from the outside. This will control unnecessary moisture and humidity as well as preventing unwanted pests from getting in. If you have sloping floors above the crawl space, we will install a series of jacks to lift and stabilize the floor joists and level the sinking floor. To further prevent excess moisture, we will install a specialized dehumidifier to remove the extra humidity and prevent mold growth.

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Concrete Repair

Unstable or cracked concrete walkways are not only unattractive, they can be dangerous as well. Regardless of if you have a large parking area or slab that is breaking up or a small section of sidewalk, our concrete leveling services will help get it level and prevent future problems without the cost and dealing with the hassle of breaking it up and re-pouring it. We have two primary services to accomplish the repairs. The first usesan expanding polyurethane foam that we injected under the sunken slab that safely and evenly lifts the slab to it's proper location. This process works so well, we can even perform lifting on very large slabs like garage floors or even a sunken basement floor slab. The second process uses a specialized system of epoxy and sealing to patch the problematic or breaking concrete to increase the rigidity and help stop it from breaking again.

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