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

Whether you have a flooded crawl space following a heavy rain or in the spring during the springtime if you're starting to notice a crack in your basement wall that is getting worse, our team is here to help. Midstate Basement Authorities is a team of experienced professionals who will make a proper evaluation of the situation you've got and then help you determine the ideal options to repair the problem for good and even keep the issue from coming back. Our experts services the entire Ithaca area.

It is critical that once you find a problem with your craw space, basement, or foundation, that you get in touch with a trusted repair company. We recommend this due to there are quite a few additional problems that can accompany these issues including mildew, structural damage, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you require our basement waterproofing services to protect your home, foundation repair products to stop foundation issues, or crawl space services to control humidity below the home, or even our concrete leveling services to fix your sinking patio, our experts are here to help you.

Basement Waterproofing in Ithaca

Basement Waterproofing

When you've got stagnant water in your basement following a big rain, it is not good. When this water stays around, it can keep you from having the ability to keep items in the basement and even stop you from using that space as another room. Excess water and humidity can ultimately harbor mold and mildew which can ultimately be responsible for health problems. If you're noticing standing water in your basement, you should reach out to us so a member of our team can evaluate the issue and help implement a basement waterproofing solution which can stop water coming in and prevent any additional damage from occurring. This system can control the growth of mold and also enable you to finally have the ability to turn the basement into usable storage space, a media room, or even an additional bedroom.

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Foundation Repair

If there are cracking in your foundation or if you're noticing them at the corners of the windows or doorways, this is an indicator that there is a problem with your foundation and you may be in need of foundation repair. An additional sign could be your doors or windows will be difficult to open or close or even sticking when opening them. Sinking foundations are fairly common in the Ithaca area as a result of the moisture levels of the soil fluctuates during the year. The problems are also caused by inadequate soil compaction when your home was being built. Our experts can install a network of piers under your home that will shift the load of the home to the piers and stop the home from sinking or settling in the future.

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Crawl Spaces

If you've got a crawl space, it is probably a location that you only go to when there is an obvious problem. This is probably because they are generally poorly sealed off and are frequently messy, grimy, and can have critters holed up in them. They are known for having humidity problems that can cause damage to the floor joists and even cause mold to grow. Our team knows one of the best ways to prevent problems in crawl spaces is to encapsulate them and close them off from the outside. This will control excess 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 them and correct the sinking floor. To further prevent excess moisture, we can install a specialized dehumidifier to remove the excess 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 you've got a long driveway or set of stairs that is sinking or a smaller section of sidewalk, our concrete leveling services can help repair the area and prevent future problems while preventing the cost and dealing with the hassles of tearing it up and replacing it. We use two main methods to accomplish these repairs. The first utilizes expanding polyurethane foam that we injected under the sinking slab that slowly and evenly lifts the slab to it's original location. This works so well, we can perform lifting on very large slabs such as garage floors or even a sinking basement floor slab. The second service involves a specific system of epoxy and sealing to seal the crumbling or broken concrete to restore the strength and help prevent it from breaking again.

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