Here you see a severely cracked and bowing wall that is repaired by The Basement Doctor Cincinnati using wall bracing. PowerBraces prevent further cracks and bowing and therefore preventing a leaky or flooded basement.
Severely cracked and bowing walls are not only unsightly, but lead to other problems suck as leaking and flooding. The Basement Doctor Cincinnati repairs the problem and prevents further issues, using the PowerBrace wall bracing system.
This crawlspace was terribly flooded and had an old broken sump pump. The Basement Doctor Cincinnati came in, pumped out the water, installed a new sump pump and encapsulated the crawlspace.
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Cincinnati, OH is home to hot and humid summers, significant rainfall every month, and cold, snowy winters. On top of the area's normal amount of precipitation, which is substantial, severe thunderstorms are not uncommon in the warmer months and flash floods are known to cause significant damage to buildings and streets. For homeowners, this means that basement flooding and crawl space water damage are serious concerns. That's why we take our work so seriously at The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati. As a professional, experienced basement waterproofing company in business since 1987, we have seen the worst that Cincinnati weather has to bring and we know the best wet basement solutions. We use industry-leading basement waterproofing products, and our dedication to customer service has made us a Better Business Bureau and Angie's List accredited home improvement contractor.
The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati has been refurbishing wet and flooded basements for over 25 years, and we have the permanent solutions to keep your basement watertight and mold-free for years to come! All of our waterproofing products fit together to create a complete basement waterproofing system including drain channels, sump pumps, energy-efficient dehumidifiers, basement insulation, and more. Our basement waterproofing services in Cincinnati include:
We reinforced the cracked, bowing walls and repaired the leaks in this Cincinnati basement
Every part of your home plays an important role in the interconnected system that keeps your home functioning properly, and your crawl space is no exception. If your crawl space has mold growth, wood rot, or structural damage, these issues will quickly spread to the rest of your home. Crawl space water damage will usually manifest itself through the following symptoms: musty odors in your home, heightened allergies, and sagging floors above your crawl space. We offer crawl space repair, thermal insulation, and complete crawl space encapsulation throughout the Cincinnati area, so don't hesitate to give us a call! Our proven crawl space repair services include:
Along with our basement and crawl space waterproofing services, The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati also offers residential and commercial foundation repair. Using push pier systems, helical anchors and tiebacks, helical piles, and wall reinforcement systems, we can permanently stabilize and secure your foundation no matter how serious the damage. If you need foundation settlement repair, we offer the following services in Cincinnati:
We provide commercial foundations for new constructions as well as foundation support solutions for homes, businesses, apartment complexes, and more.
The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati is the basement waterproofing contractor, crawl space repair expert, and foundation repair company you can rely on in Cincinnati and areas nearby. Contact us for a free, no-obligation cost estimate and get started on your home improvement project today!
A Cincinnati homeowner had problems with water seeping into the basement. We installed BrightWall Paneling System to cover the walls and direct water down into the WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System. The SuperSump Premier Sump Pump System has a 1/3 hp pump, a WaterWatch Alarm, a SuperLiner and Airtight Lid. Also installed was the UltraSump Battery Back up system. This will automatically come on during a pump or power failure. PowerBraces were installed to support the walls.
A Cincinnati homeowner was having problems with water seeping into the basement in several areas. We installed a SuperSump Premier Sump Pump System along with WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System.
The WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System will intercept the water that is seeping into the basement and the SuperSump Premier Sump Pump System will pump it out of the basement.
This will give the homeowner a usable basement that can be used for storage or extra living space.
A Cincinnati homeowner had problems with water seeping into the basement near a door and along the wall in the basement. We installed WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System and a TrenchDrain System in this basement. The WaterGuard and the TrenchDrain will intercept the water that is seeping into the basement.
A Cincinnati homeowner was having problems with a crack at the corner of a window that was seeping water. We sealed the crack with FlexiSpan Crack Repair System. The FlexiSpan has three Layers of protection and is a permanent solution. First, a layer of sealant. Second, a FlexiSpan Foam Drain Strip. Third, a Sealant Overlay.
A Cincinnati homeowner had water pooling around the foundation and backing up into the basement and called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati for a solution to this problem. Our certified inspector met with her and recommended that she have a SuperSump Pump System along with an UltraSump Battery Back-up system, IceGuard, and a LawnScape Outlet installed. The homeowner was very happy with the crew and the work that they did at her home.
A house in Cincinnati was built in 1975 and the homeowner had concerns about some cracks in the foundation walls in the basement. He called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati to help solve this problem. The homeowner met with Austin, a certified inspector who found the wall had moved about a half of an inch and he recommended CarbonArmor is installed to stop the wall from moving. Now the homeowner will not longer have to be concerned about the foundation.
A Cincinnati homeowner was having problems with water getting into the basement every time we get a hard rain. She met with Steve, one of our certified inspectors who recommended WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System, along with a SuperSump pump and an UltraSump Battery Back-up System. These products working together will provide the homeowner with the security of knowing that the basement will be dry the next time we get a hard rain.
A Cincinnati homeowner had an addition that was built 25 years ago with a crawl space under it. He noticed a lot of cracks in the walls and there was a door that was constantly coming out of alignment. He wanted an evaluation of the floor supports and called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati for help with this problem. Our certified inspector met with him and recommended SmartJack Floor Supports to fix this problem for the homeowner.
A homeowner was having problems with water seeping in under the wall of his partially finished basement. The house was built in the 70's, had a poured foundation and there was no sump pump installed. He called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati for a solution to this problem.
Our certified inspector recommended that he have WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System, a SuperSump Pump along with an UltraSump Pump Back-up System, IceGuard and a LawnScape outlet installed.
The SuperSump has a 1/3 hp pump, The WaterWatch Alarm, SuperLiner, and an Airtight Lid. The UltraSump System is a battery back-up system that will start automatically if there is ever a problem with the primary pump or during times of power outages. IceGuard protects against flooding due to clogged or frozen discharge lines and a LawnScape outlet is attached at the end of the discharge line.
A Cincinnati homeowner had a guest house that was built in the 70's that had a block foundation and there was no sump pump installed. The homeowner had problems with water in the crawl space and the insulation was falling down. He wanted a permanent solution to this problem so he called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati for help with this problem.
One of our certified inspectors, Steve, recommended a SmartSump Crawl Space Drainage System, and UltraSump Battery Back-up System, CleanSpace Crawl Space Encapsulation System, CleanSpace Vent Covers, and an Everlast Crawlspace Door.
Not a lot of homeowners visit the crawl space area often. The SmartSump is designed especially for crawl spaces! It has a unique lid design so that if water leaks from a plumbing problem it would fill a special pocket on the lid and sounds an alarm alerting the homeowner to a problem. The UltraSump battery back-up pumping system has a second pump in case of primary pump failure or power failure. It has its own power pack and charger. An alarm will also sound when this pump is running alerting the homeowner to an issue with the sump pump systems.
CleanSpace Encapsulation System is a 20-mil thick liner that is attached to the walls and floor of the crawl space to permanently separate the crawl space area from the ground below. The white finish makes it easier to see in the crawlspace and keeps it free of mold, insects, and dirt. CleanSpace Vent Covers help to provide an air-tight seal. An Everlast door is our crawl space door that makes it easier to access the crawl space.
With the CleanSpace Encapsulation System, SmartSump and UltraSump Systems, along with the CleanSpace Vent Covers installed the homeowner will not have to worry about water in the crawlspace. The Everlast Door will make it easier to access the crawlspace when needed.
Tony, a homeowner in Cincinnati was having problems with water seeping into his basement. His home was built in the 1920's, the foundation was made of block and a sump pump had not been installed. He met with Walt, one of our Certified Inspectors who recommended WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System, a Trench Drain System, and a SuperSump System.
WaterGuard is our patented piping system that intercepts water and drains it safely out of the basement using a sump pump system such as our SuperSump Pump System. The SuperSump has a high-end Zoeller sump pump that can pump up to 2,650 gallons of water an hour. It has a WaterWatch Alarm System that sounds an alarm if the water reaches the point that the pump should have turned on alerting the homeowner to an issue with the sump pump. It has a SuperLiner and an Airtight Lid that keeps moisture from evaporating back into your basement, keeps things from falling in, and quiets the pump.
These products working together will give the homeowner peace of mind that he will be safe from water intruding into his basement.
A customer in Cincinnati had recently moved into a home that had problems with basement flooding. The homeowner wanted to use the basement as extra living space but needed to get the flooding problem addressed before completely finishing the basement.
The homeowner met with one of our Certified Inspectors who recommended WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System. WaterGuard is a perimeter piping system set into the floor that intercepts the water and drains it away unseen into a sump pump system, such as our SuperSump pump.
The SuperSump pump system is a high-end Zoeller pump. It also has the WaterWatch System, which will alert the homeowner if there is a problem with the pump. The SuperLiner a rugged, heavy-duty liner that will not cave in or crack. The Airtight lid that will keep out bugs and odors, keeps things from falling into the sump pump well and quiets the pump. Also recommended, is IceGuard to prevent floods from clogged or frozen discharge lines, and a LawnScape outlet at the end of the discharge line.
These products working together will give the protection this homeowner needs to prevent the basement from flooding and will now be able to finish the basement to be used for extra living space.
A homeowner in Cincinnati had water seeping into the basement and also a bowing wall in her basement. We installed our patented WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System, a piping system designed to intercept the water and drain into a sump pump system, keeping your basement dry.
The SuperSump system will perform reliably for many years and includes the WaterWatch Alarm that will sound an alarm to alert the homeowner if the water would rise to the point that the pump did not come on. It also has a rugged heavy-duty SuperLiner, and comes with an Airtight Lid. The Airtight Lid keeps objects from falling into the sump pump well, quiets the sump and keeps moisture from evaporating back into the basement.
We also installed PowerBraces to stabilize the wall. PowerBraces are the shiny IBeams you see in the picture. They are attached and secured to your floor joist and the basement floor and immediately stabilize the wall. They also can be tightened over time potentially being able to also straighten the walls.
The homeowner now has peace of mind that the next time we get a lot of rain the basement will remain dry! They will also no longer have to worry about the stabilization of the wall. PowerBraces permanently stabilize the wall.
A homeowner in Cincinnati had recently purchased a home that had a problem with a retaining wall. The wall was part of a stairway going down into the basement that was cracking and bowing. He called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati to see if there was a way to brace the wall because he was not interested in having to replace the concrete wall. Our Certified Inspector recommended Helical Anchors sometimes referred to as "tiebacks" to be installed to stabilize the wall.
Jill, a homeowner in Cincinnati had lived in her home for about six months. She was having problems with water seeping in through the basement walls. They had tried to fix the leak themselves by using some type of sealant but needed a permanent fix for this problem.
She met with one of our Certified Inspectors. He recommended WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System, a TrenchDrain Grated Drainage Pipe System, and a SuperSump Pump System. With these products installed, she will no longer have to worry about the water seeping into her basement.
Paul, a homeowner in Cincinnati had a crawl space with puddles of standing water. The insulation had gotten wet with moisture and had started to fall down. He called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati to find a solution to this problem. He scheduled an appointment with a Certified Inspector, Donny, who recommended CleanSpace Encapsulation System, a SmartSump Pump System, and a SaniDry Dehumidifier. The CleanSpace Encapsulation System will be attached to the floor and walls and protects the crawlspace, the SmartSump is a sump pump system made especially for crawl spaces, and the Sanidry Dehumidifier will keep the humidity low. With these products installed, the homeowner will have a clean, dry crawlspace that can even be used for storage!
A Cincinnati homeowner had water seeping in between the wall and the floor in the basement and called The Basement Doctor for help with this problem. Our Certified Inspector, Austin, recommended WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System, BrightWall Paneling System and a SuperSump with UltraSump Battery Backup Installed.
With these systems working together, the homeowner can be assured that the basement will be protected from water intrusion.
A homeowner in Cincinnati was getting a lot of cracks in the walls of the home and the garage due to settling in the foundation. They called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati for a free estimate for this problem. The homeowner met with one of our Certified Inspectors, who recommended The patented Helical Pier System. The Helical Pier System stabilizes your foundation and protects it from further movement.
Homeowners, if you are experiencing a similar problem, call The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati and schedule an appointment with a Certified Inspector for a free estimate.
A homeowner in Cincinnati was having problems with water seeping in through a basement wall and called The Basement Doctor for help solving this problem. He scheduled an appointment for a free estimate with Michael B, one of our certified inspectors. Michael recommended WaterGuard, A SuperSump pump system, BrightWall Paneling System and a SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier. With these products installed the homeowner will no longer have to worry about water seeping into the basement.
A Cincinnati homeowner was looking for solutions to water seeping into the basement through a stone foundation. The house was built around the 1850's and they needed a solution to this problem. They called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati for help solving this concern. They scheduled an appointment with one of our Certified Inspectors, Steve. Steve recommended installing WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System, A SuperSump pump and Ultra Battery Back Up Sump pumps, along with IceGuard and CleanSpace Wall System.
WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System is a piping system that intercepts the water that seeps in and drains it out of the house through a sump pump system, such as a SuperSump pump. The SuperSump is the finest sump pump available and includes the WaterWatch System, a SuperLiner and an Airtight Lid. The UltraSump Battery Back UP System is a battery back up sump pump that will come on during times of power outage or pump failure, giving you extra protection. IceGuard protects against flooding due to clogged pipes during freezing temperatures. CleanSpace Wall System is a plastic liner, much like a pool liner,that is permanently attached to the walls and is the most economical way to cover walls, stop water vapor and drain wall leaks. The white color really brightens up the basement. With these products installed, the homeowner will now have a drier usable basement. In the picture, you can see the CleanSpace being installed and the SuperSump pump system has already been installed.
A homeowner in Mount Washington had water seeping into his unfinished basement and called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati for a solution to this problem.
He met with one of our Certified Inspectors who recommended a SuperSump with IceGuard and a LawnScape outlet and WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System.
The SuperSump pump system is the finest sump pump system available and includes a WaterWatch Alarm which will sound if there is a problem with the pump. It also has a SuperLiner that won't cave in or crack, has an exclusive "pump ring" that centers the pump inside the liner. It also has an Airtight Lid that keeps moisture from reentering the basement, keeps out bugs and odors and also quiets the pump. The WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System is a perimeter piping system that intercepts the water and drains it to the sump pump where it is pumped out of the house. These products will help keep the basement dry and comfortable giving the homeowner a usable space for storage or living space!
Dave, a homeowner in Cincinnati called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati to schedule an inspector to give him a free estimate to lift his front porch slab. He met with our Certified Inspector, Mark, who suggested Polylevel concrete lifting. Polylevel is a high-density foam that is used to fill the voids under the slab and lift the concrete slab back into its original position. In the photo, you can see that the Polylevel injection was done with little disruption to his porch.
The homeowner was very happy with his job and said "Your solution requires far less damage to the yard or to the stone on the porch. Other options such as slab jack would have been very disruptive with a lot of side damage. Cleanup was easy."