Foundation, Concrete, and Basement Services in Altmar, NY
Whether you have a damp crawl space after a large storm or when snow is melting in the spring if you've got a crack in your foundation beginning to form, our team is here to help. Midstate Basement Authorities is a team of trained professionals who will inspect the potential problem your home and then assist you come up with the optimal method to take care of the problems for good as well as keep the problem from returning. Our team serves the entire Altmar area.
It is crucial that once you've found a problem with the crawl space, foundation, or basement that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We say this as there are quite a few potentially dangerous problems that will happen along with these issues including black mold, structural damage, and even permanent foundation damage. If you're needing our basement waterproofing services to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair services to stop foundation issues, or crawl space services to prevent damage to your floor joists, or even our concrete lifting services to fix your settling sidewalk, our experts are here to help you.
If you've got water in your basement following a heavy storm, this is not good. If this water is present, it will keep you from being able to store items in the area and even prevent you from turning that space into another room. Excess moisture and humidity can also cause mold and mildew to grow which could ultimately lead to dangerous health problems. If you've seen standing water in the basement, you should contact us so one of our experts can look into the leaking and help come up with a basement waterproofing system which will stop water coming in and prevent unnecessary damage from occurring. This system will also stop the growth of mold and help so you can be able to turn the basement into viable storage space, an extra room, or even an extra bedroom.More Info
If you're noticing cracks in your foundation or if you're seeing them at the corners of your windows or doorways, this is an indicator that there is a problem with your foundation and you may be in need of foundation repair. One of the other signs could be your doors or windows are difficult to open or close or even getting stuck when opening them. Sinking foundations are fairly common in the Altmar area as a result of the moisture content of the soil fluctuates during the year. They are also caused by improper compaction while the home was being built. Our professionals can install a system of piers under your home which will shift the weight of the home to the piers and prevent the home from sinking or settling in the future.More Info
If your homes got a crawl space, it is likely a location that you will only go into when there is a noticeable problem. This is probably because they are normally improperly sealed and are frequently messy, dirty, and can even have critters holed up in them. Crawl spaces are notorious for having humidity problems that could cause damage to the floor joists and even cause mold to grow. Our team knows one of the best ways to control problems in this area is to install an encapsulation system and close them off from the outside. This will control unnecessary moisture and humidity in addition to controlling the entry of unwanted pests. If you've got sagging floors above the crawl space, we will install a system of jacks to lift and stabilize them and level the sagging floor. To further prevent extra moisture, we will install a specialized dehumidifier to remove the extra humidity and prevent the growth of mold.More Info
Sinking or crumbling concrete slabs are not only unattractive, they can be dangerous as well. Regardless of if you've got a large driveway or patio that is sinking or a small section of sidewalk, our concrete repair services will help level the section and restore it to being safe while preventing the cost and working around the hassle of tearing it up and replacing it. We use two primary services to implement our repairs. The first usesan expanding polyurethane foam that is injected under the sunken slab that slowly and evenly levels the concrete to it's proper location. This works so well, we can even perform lifting on very large slabs that include garage floors or even a sunken basement floor slab. The second service involves a specialized system of epoxy and sealing to correct the crumbling or breaking concrete to increase the strength and help stop it from breaking again.More Info