Concrete, Foundation, and Basement Repair Services in Chemung, NY

Whether you've got a damp basement after a large storm or when snow is melting in the spring if you've got a crack in your basement wall beginning to grow, our team is here to help. Midstate Basement Authorities has a team of experienced employees who are able to take a look at the flooding or cracks you're having after which we can help you design the ideal options to take care of the problem for good as well as keep the problem from returning. Midstate Basement services the entire Chemung area.

It is very important that once you see a problem with your basement, foundation, or crawl space that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this as there are some potentially dangerous issues that can arise with these issues including black mold, structural damage, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you are in need of our basement waterproofing products to control water entering your home, foundation repair products to stop foundation issues, or crawl space services to control mold growth in the crawl space, or even our concrete lifting or leveling services to repair your sinking stairs, our professionals are here to help you.

Exterior Basement Waterproofing in Chemung

Basement Waterproofing

If there is standing water in the basement following a big rain, this is not good. When this water is not controlled, it can keep you from being able to keep items in the basement and even prevent you from fully using the area. Excess moisture and humidity also has the ability cause mold and mildew to grow which can be responsible for life threatening health problems. If you've seen standing water in your basement, you should contact us so one of our experts can determine the cause of the flooding and help design a basement waterproofing system which can stop water coming in and prevent unnecessary damage from occurring. This system can prevent the growth of mold and also enable you to 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 noticed cracks in the foundation or if you've noticed them at the corners of the window frames or door frames, this is a sign that there is a problem with the foundation and you may be in need of foundation repair. An additional sign could be the doors or windows will be difficult to open or close or even not moving when closing them. Sinking foundations are commonplace in the Chemung area as the moisture content of the soil fluctuates during the year. The problems are also caused by improper compaction during original construction of the home. Our experts can install a piering system under your home which will shift the weight of your home to the piers and prevent the home 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 to when there is an obvious problem. This is probably because they are generally improperly closed off and are regularly unkempt, dirty, and can have critters holed up in them. They are notorious for having humidity issues that can cause problems with the floor joists and even cause mold to grow. Our experts know an ideal way to prevent issues in crawl spaces is to encapsulate them and close them off from the outside. This will control unnecessary moisture and humidity in addition to preventing unwanted pests from getting in. 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 sinking floor. To further control excess moisture, we can install a specialized crawl space dehumidifier to remove the excess humidity and prevent the growth of mold.

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Concrete Repair

Unstable or settling concrete slabs are not only ugly but can be dangerous too. Whether your big parking area or set of stairs that is sinking or a small section of sidewalk, our concrete repair services can help get it level and keep it from being a problem again while preventing the cost and working with the hassle of removing it and replacing it. We use two primary methods to implement these repairs. The first utilizesan expanding polyurethane foam that is injected under the sinking slab that carefully and safely returns the section to it's original location. This system works so well, we are able to perform lifting on very large slabs such as garage floors or even a sinking basement floor slab. The second process utilizes a specialized system of epoxy and sealing to correct the problematic or breaking concrete to restore the strength and keep it from breaking again.

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