Basement and Foundation Repair Services in Athens, PA
If you have a flooded crawl space following a big rain or in the spring during the springtime if you're starting to notice a crack in your foundation starting to grow, our team is here to help. Midstate Basement Authorities has a team of experienced employees who will take a look at the flooding or cracks you've got and after the inspection, assist you design the best options to fix the problems once and for all as well as keep the issues from coming back. Our experts serves the entire Athens area.
It is crucial that if you've seen an issue with the basement, foundation, or crawl space that you contact a trusted repair company. We say this due to there are quite a few potentially dangerous issues that will happen along with these issues including mold, structural damage, and even permanent foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you require our basement waterproofing products to protect your home, foundation repair services to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, or crawl space services to control mold growth in the crawl space, or even our concrete repair services to level your sinking driveway, our professionals are here to help you.
If you've got standing water in your basement following a heavy rainfall, it is not good. If this water is not removed, it will keep you from being able to keep items in the basement and even keep you from using that space as another room. Excess moisture and humidity can ultimately harbor mold and mildew which can eventually lead to health problems. If there is standing water in the basement, you should reach out to us so a member of our team can determine the cause of the issue and help implement a basement waterproofing system which will prevent water coming in and prevent unnecessary damage from happening. This will control the growth of mold and also help so you can be able to turn the basement into viable storage space, a media room, or even an additional bedroom.More Info
If you've noticed cracking in your foundation or if you've seen them at the corners of window frames or door frames, this is a sign that there are problems 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 not moving when opening them. Settling foundations are commonplace in the Athens area due to the moisture levels of the soil fluctuates throughout the year. These issues are sometimes caused by improper compaction during original construction of the home. Our team 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.More Info
If you have a a crawl space, it is probably a part of the home that you only visit when there is an obvious problem. This is probably because they are generally improperly sealed and are regularly messy, grimy, and can even have critters holed up in them. Crawl spaces are known for having excess humidity issues that can cause problems with the floor joists and even cause mold to grow. Our experts know one of the best ways to control issues in crawl spaces is to install an encapsulation system and close them off from the outside. This will control excess moisture and humidity as well as preventing unwanted pests from getting in. If you have sloping floors above the crawl space, we will install a system of jacks to lift and stabilize them and correct the sinking floor. To further control excess moisture, we will install a specialized dehumidifier to remove the extra humidity and prevent mold growth.More Info
Sinking or broken concrete walkways are not only ugly but can be dangerous too. Regardless of if you've got a large seating area or slab that is breaking up or a small section of sidewalk, our concrete lifting services will help get it level and prevent future problems while preventing the cost and working with the hassle of breaking it up and replacing it. We use two main services to accomplish the repairs. The first utilizes expanding polyurethane foam that we injected below the sinking slab that slowly and evenly levels the section to it's original location. This process works so well, we are able to perform leveling on very large slabs such as garage floors or even a sinking basement floor slab. The second process uses a unique system of epoxy and sealing to correct the crumbling or breaking concrete to increase the rigidity and help stop it from breaking again.More Info