Foundation and Basement Services in Alton, NY

If you've got a damp basement following a large storm or during the spring thaw if you've got a crack in your basement wall that is getting worse, 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've got and then assist you come up with the ideal method to repair the problem for good as well as keep the problem from returning. Our experts services the entire Alton area.

It is crucial that if you find a problem with your foundation, crawl space or basement that you get in touch with an experienced repair company. We say this as there are a number of additional problems that will happen along with these issues such as mold, structural damage, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you need our basement waterproofing services to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair products to prevent your home from sinking, or crawl space services to prevent unnecessary damage under your home, or even our concrete lifting services to repair your sinking sidewalk, our professionals are here to help you.

Wall Crack Repair in Alton

Basement Waterproofing

If there is standing water in the basement after a large storm, this is not good. When this water is present, it will keep you from being able to store items in the basement and even keep you from being able to fully use the space. Excess moisture and humidity can also cause mold and mildew to grow which can ultimately be a cause of life threatening health problems. If there is standing water in your basement, you should get in touch with us so a member of our team can investigate the issue and help come up with a basement waterproofing system which will prevent water coming in and prevent any additional damage from occurring. This system will also stop the growth of mold and also make it so you can have the ability to turn the basement into viable storage space, a media room, or even an extra bedroom.

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Foundation Repair

If you've seen cracks in the foundation or if you've noticed them at the corners of your window frames or doors, this is one of the signs 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 being difficult to open or close or even getting stuck when closing them. Sinking foundations are fairly common in the Alton area due to the moisture content of the soil go up and down throughout the year. These issues are sometimes caused by improper compaction during original construction of the home. Our professionals can install a piering system under your home that will shift the weight of the home to the piers and keep the home from sinking or settling in the future.

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Crawl Spaces

If you have a a crawl space, it is likely a part of the home that you will only go into when there is a problem. This is due to the fact that they are usually improperly sealed off and are regularly unkempt, grimy, and can have critters holed up in them. Crawl spaces are notorious for having moisture problems that can cause damage to the floor joists and even enable mold to grow. Our experts know an ideal way to prevent problems in crawl spaces is to encapsulate them and seal them off from the weather. This will control excess moisture and humidity in addition to controlling the entry of unwanted pests. If you've got sagging floors above the crawl space, we can install a series of jacks to lift and stabilize the floor joists and level the sagging floor. To further prevent excess moisture, we can install a specialized crawl space dehumidifier to remove the extra humidity and prevent mold growth.

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Concrete Repair

Sinking or broken concrete walkways are not only unattractive, they can be dangerous as well. Regardless of if you have a long seating area or patio that is starting to sink or a smaller section of sidewalk, our concrete repair services can help level the section and prevent future problems while preventing the cost and dealing with the hassles of breaking it up and re-pouring it. We have two main methods to implement our repairs. The first utilizes expanding polyurethane foam that we injected below the sunken slab that safely and evenly lifts the section to it's original location. This works so well, we can even perform this service on very large slabs like garage floors or even a sunken basement floor slab. The second process involves a unique system of epoxy and sealing to patch the problematic or breaking concrete to increase the strength and keep it from breaking again.

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