Basement and Foundation Services in Chemung, NY

If you've got a wet crawl space following a heavy rain or when snow is melting in the spring if you've got a crack in your foundation beginning to grow, our team is here to help. Midstate Basement Authorities has a team of trained employees who will take a look at the flooding or cracks your home and then assist you design the optimal options to repair the issue once and for all and even prevent the issue from coming back. Midstate Basement services the entire Chemung area.

It is critical that once you see a problem with the craw space, basement, or foundation, that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this due to there are a number of potentially dangerous issues that will arise with these issues such as black mold, weakened structure, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you need our basement waterproofing products to stop water damaging your home, foundation repair products to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, or crawl space services to prevent damage to your floor joists, or even our concrete leveling services to level your settling driveway, our experts are here to help you.

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Waterproofing

When you have water in the basement after a big rain, it is not good. When this water is present, it will keep you from having the ability to store items in the area and even stop you from turning that space into another room. Excess water and humidity will eventually harbor mold and mildew which can be responsible for dangerous health problems. If you've seen standing water in the basement, you should reach out to us so a member of our team can investigate the flooding and help come up with a basement waterproofing solution which will control water coming in and prevent any additional damage from occurring. This will control 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 additional bedroom.

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Foundation Repair

If you've seen cracking in the foundation or if you're seeing them at the corners of window or door frames, this is a sign that there is a problem with the foundation and you may require foundation repair. One of the other signs could be the doors or windows being difficult to open or close or even not moving when closing them. Foundation problems are fairly common in the Chemung area as the moisture content of the soil go up and down throughout the year. These issues are occasionally caused by improper soil compaction during the building of your home. Our experts can install a network of piers under your house which will shift the load of your home to the piers and stop the house 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 only go into when there is an obvious problem. This is probably because they are usually poorly closed off and are regularly unkempt, grimy, and can have critters living in them. They are known for having excess moisture issues that can cause damage to the floor joists and even enable mold to grow. Our team knows one of the best ways to control issues in this area is to install an encapsulation system and seal them off from the outside. 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 will install a system of jacks to lift and stabilize them and correct the sinking floor. To further prevent extra moisture, we will 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 both unsafe and potentially dangerous. Regardless of if your large driveway or set of stairs that is breaking up or a little section of sidewalk, our concrete leveling services will help repair the area and prevent future problems while preventing the cost and working around the hassle of breaking it up and re-pouring it. We have two main services to implement the repairs. The first usesan expanding polyurethane foam that is injected under the sunken slab that slowly and evenly returns the section to it's original location. This process works so well, we can perform this service on very large slabs such as garage floors or even a sunken basement floor slab. The second service utilizes a specific system of epoxy and sealing to patch the crumbling or breaking concrete to restore the strength and help prevent it from breaking again.

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