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We not only adhere to the highest industry standards, we strive to be the industry leader in the home improvement related services we provide. We also use state-of-the-art foundation repair products and technology which are designed to fix your home. We are the authorized Basement Systems dealer in Miami, OH.
A homeowner in Covington, Ohio called The Basement Doctor of Cincinnati regarding several bowing walls in her basement. There is water seeping into the basement through the areas where the walls have shifted.
Donny, our Certified Inspector, met with the homeowner and discovered the walls were in urgent need of being stabilized, along with some waterproofing that needs to be done there. The homeowner decided to first start with getting the walls stabilized and to tackle the waterproofing at a later date.
Donny recommended the installation of several PowerBraces to be installed. These PowerBraces are our patented zinc-coated, I-beam used to stabilize foundation walls that are bowing. In the first three photos, you can see the bowing of the walls. In the last photo, you can see some of the PowerBraces that were installed. The wall is now stable. The PowerBraces can be tightened over time and can potentially straighten the walls.
A homeowner in Piqua had concerns about the foundation in his 70-year-old home. He scheduled an appointment with one of our Certified Inspectors for a free estimate and recommendation for this problem. The Certified Inspector recommended that he have SmartJack XL installed to support the foundation.
A SmartJack Floor Support is an adjustable steel pier designed to stop settling. A structural stone footing is set in place and the SmartJack is fitted to the correct size. An adjustable screw is used to raise your floor to the proper height and can be adjusted in the future if needed.
In the photo, you can see the posts that were previously installed and the shiny new SmartJack Floor System is now installed. With the SmartJack Floor Support installed, the home will have the proper support that is needed.
A homeowner in Laura, Ohio had recently purchased their home and noticed there is water seeping into the unfinished basement from the seam between the floor and the wall. The home was built in the 1960s, has a block foundation and a sump pump has already been installed but is still not able to keep up with the water that is seeping in. We recommend WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System to resolve this problem for the homeowner. The WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System is a piping system installed along the perimeter of the foundation walls to intercept the water that is seeping in. The water then will be pumped out of the home through the sump pump system that is currently installed. The homeowner would also have the option of adding a new sump pump system or a battery back up system to the current pump that is already in place. By adding a newer pump or a battery back up pump the customer will have the extra security of knowing the basement is going to be free of water and will be able to use the basement as he intended.
A Tipp City, Ohio homeowner was having problems with water seeping into the unfinished basement. We installed our patented WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System along with a TripleSafe Sump Pump System to solve this problem for the homeowner. WaterGuard is a piping system that will intercept the water that is seeping into the basement and drain it away from the house through the TripleSafe Sump Pump System. The TripleSafe System is a three pump system. The first pump is the main pump and will do the majority of the pumping. The second pump will automatically turn on if the first pump becomes overwhelmed or fails. The third pump is a battery back up pump and will automatically come on during power failures. These three pumps fit perfectly into the TripleSafe Liner. It also includes a Water Watch alarm that will sound if there is a problem with the system. WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System along with a TripleSafe Sump Pump System will give the homeowner security that the basement is safe from water intrusion.
A Piqua, Ohio homeowner was having problems with the floor settling and cracks in the drywall in the home. He met with one of our Certifed Inspectors, Mark, who recommended that SmartJack floor Support System is installed. SmartJack Floor system is a high-capacity adjustable pier used to stop settling and can even raise the floor back up to the original position. A structural stone footing is compacted in place, then the SmartJack is cut to size and installed under the area needing support. The adjustable screw jacks up the floor to the desired height. This can also be re-adjusted in the future if needed.