Concrete, Foundation, and Basement Services in Ithaca, NY

Whether you have a damp crawl space following a big storm or in the spring during the springtime if you've noticed a crack in your foundation that is getting worse, our team is here to help. Midstate Basement Authorities is a team of trained employees who are able to take a look at the potential problem you're having after which we can assist you design the best options to fix the issue for good as well as keep the problems from returning. Midstate Basement services the entire Ithaca area.

It is very important that if you see a problem with your crawl space, foundation, or basement that you reach out to a trusted repair company. We say this as there are a number of potentially dangerous problems that can accompany these issues including mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you need our basement waterproofing products to prevent water damage in your home, foundation repair products to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, or crawl space services to prevent mold growth in the crawl space, or even our concrete lifting services to fix your sinking stairs, our experts are here to help you.

Basement Waterproofing in Ithaca

Basement Waterproofing

If there is stagnant water in the basement after a heavy storm, this is not good. If this water stays around, it can keep you from having the ability to keep items in the area and even prevent you from using that space as another room. Excess moisture and humidity also has the ability harbor mold and mildew which could ultimately lead to life threatening health problems. If you've got standing water in your basement, you should get in touch with us so one of our experts can determine the cause of the flooding and help come up with a basement waterproofing system which can stop water coming in and prevent any additional damage from occurring. This can stop the growth of mold as well as help so you can finally have the ability to turn the basement into usable storage space, an extra room, or even an additional bedroom.

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Foundation Repair

If there are cracking in the foundation or if you've seen them at the corners of the window or doors, this is one of the signs that there are problems with the foundation and you may be in need of foundation repair. One of the other signs could be the doors or windows being difficult to open or close or even sticking when moving them. Settling foundations are fairly common in the Ithaca area as the moisture content of the soil go up and down during the year. These issues are occasionally caused by poor compaction during the building of your home. Our team can install a piering system under your house which will shift the load of your home to the piers and prevent the house from sinking or settling in the future.

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Crawl Spaces

If you have a a crawl space, it is likely a location that you only go to when there is a noticeable problem. This is probably because they are generally poorly sealed and are regularly unkempt, dangerous, and can even have critters living in them. Crawl spaces are notorious for having excess moisture problems that could cause problems with the floor joists and even enable mold to grow. Our experts know one of the best ways to control problems in crawl spaces is to install an encapsulation system and close them off from the exterior. This will control unnecessary moisture and humidity in addition to preventing unwanted pests from getting in. If your floors above the crawl space are sagging, we can install a system of jacks to lift and stabilize them and correct the sinking floor. To further prevent extra moisture, we can install a specialized crawl space dehumidifier to remove the excess humidity and prevent mold growth.

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Concrete Repair

Slanting or broken concrete paths are not only unattractive, they can be dangerous as well. Regardless of if you have a big parking area or set of stairs that is sinking or a smaller section of sidewalk, our concrete leveling services can help level the section and keep it from being a problem again while keeping you from spending the cost and working around the hassles of breaking it up and re-pouring it. We have two main methods to accomplish the repairs. The first usesan expanding polyurethane foam that is injected below the sinking slab that carefully and safely levels the concrete to it's proper location. This method works so well, we are able to perform leveling on very large slabs like garage floors or even a sinking basement floor slab. The second process uses a specific system of epoxy and sealing to correct the problematic or breaking concrete to increase the strength and help prevent it from breaking again.

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