Concrete, Foundation, and Basement Repair Services in Benton, PA
If you have a wet crawl space following a big storm or during the spring thaw if you've noticed a crack in your basement wall starting to form, our team is here to help. Midstate Basement Authorities has a team of experienced professionals who are able to inspect the potential problem your home and then assist you design the best options to take care of the problems for good as well as keep the issue from coming back. Our experts services the entire Benton area.
It is very important that once you've seen an issue with your basement, foundation, or crawl space that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We say this due to there are some additional problems that can accompany these issues including black mold, weakened structure, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you require our basement waterproofing services to control water entering your home, foundation repair services to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, or crawl space services to prevent damage to your floor joists, or even our concrete repair services to level your settling patio, our professionals are here to help you.
If you've got stagnant water in the basement after a heavy rain, this is not good. When this water is not removed, it can prevent you from having the ability to keep items in the basement and even prevent you from turning that space into another room. Excess moisture and humidity also has the ability cause mold and mildew to grow which could ultimately be a cause of dangerous health problems. If there is standing water in your basement, you should contact us so a member of our team can look into the problem and help create a basement waterproofing solution which can stop water coming in and prevent unnecessary damage from happening. This can also stop the growth of mold as well as help so you can finally be able to turn the basement into usable storage space, a media room, or even a spare bedroom.More Info
If you're seeing cracking in the foundation or if you're noticing them at the corners of window or doors, this is a sign that there is a problem with the foundation and you may be in need of foundation repair. Another sign could be the doors or windows will be difficult to open or close or even sticking when moving them. Sinking foundations are commonplace in the Benton area due to the moisture levels of the soil rise and fall throughout the year. They are sometimes caused by poor soil compaction while the home was being built. Our professionals can install a system of piers under your house that will shift the load of your home to the piers and prevent the house from sinking or settling in the future.More Info
If you have a a crawl space, it is probably an area that you will only worry about when there is a noticeable problem. This is because they are normally poorly closed off and are regularly messy, dangerous, and can have critters living in them. They are known for having moisture issues that could cause damage to the floor joists and even cause mold to grow. Our experts know an ideal way to prevent problems in crawl spaces is to encapsulate them and close them off from the exterior. This will control unnecessary moisture and humidity as well as controlling the entry of unwanted pests. If your floors above the crawl space are sagging, we can install a system of jacks to lift and stabilize the floor joists and correct the sagging floor. To further control extra moisture, we can install a specialized crawl space dehumidifier to remove the excess humidity and prevent mold growth.More Info
Unstable or cracked concrete walkways are not only ugly but can be dangerous too. Whether your big driveway or slab that is sinking or a small section of sidewalk, our concrete repair services can help repair the area and restore it to being safe while keeping you from spending the cost and working around the hassles of removing it and replacing it. We have two main services to accomplish these repairs. The first usesan expanding polyurethane foam that is injected under the sinking slab that carefully and safely lifts the concrete to it's original location. This process works so well, we can even perform this service on very large slabs like garage floors or even a sinking basement floor slab. The second process utilizes a specialized system of epoxy and sealing to patch the crumbling or broken concrete to restore the rigidity and help prevent it from breaking again.More Info