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It has been three years since a homeowner moved into his house in Pickerington, OH. Over time, he has noticed stair-step cracking and bowing in one of his foundation walls getting worse.
These are common signs of wall failure which may be caused by hydrostatic pressure, or pressure constantly exerted on the wall by exterior soil. These problems will only get worse if left untreated.
Hoping to find a permanent solution, the homeowner contacted Ohio Basement Authority. One of our expert crews installed seven heavy-duty Carbon Fiber wall supports on the problematic south foundation wall. These sturdy supports will permanently reinforce the wall and prevent any further cracking or inward bowing.
The homeowner is pleased this installation will keep his house stable for many years to come.
Homeowners in Lancaster, OH, have lived in their house for more than 20 years, and they recently began noticing vertical cracks in one of their foundation walls. There was also some water intrusion through one of the basement windows.
The owners contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and one of our expert crews repaired the cracks by placing sturdy Carbon Fiber supports on the problematic wall to seal and stabilize the area.
The leaking window was also removed, and the homeowners chose to have it filled with concrete block and mortar to prevent water from seeping into the basement.
The homeowners are happy this installation will now help keep their basement dry.
After many years of living in their house, homeowners in Pickerington, OH, were preparing to put their house on the market. They have noticed a cracking and bowing foundation wall getting worse, and they were concerned this could affect the sale of the home.
Wall cracks, especially horizontal ones, coupled with inward bowing are signs of wall failure. It will only worsen over time and be more costly to repair. The owners wanted to address this problem once and for all so the house would be safe for the next owners.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about us online, and we installed one of our many reliable foundation repair products. Seven Carbon Fiber supports were installed on the problematic foundation wall. These sturdy supports permanently stabilize the wall in its current position, and prevent further cracking and bowing.
The owners now have peace of mind knowing the home will be structurally stable for years to come.
Not long after moving into her house, a new homeowner in Lancaster, OH, noticed water leaking into various corners. Downspout conductor lines also happened to be in these corners outside the foundation walls.
Hoping to nip this problem in the bud, the owner started to research repair options. She contacted Ohio Basement Authority after finding information about our company online. She then met with one of our inspectors who evaluated the condition of the exterior drainage system. Our inspector then recommended updating these lines on the property.
One of our crews then replaced the older, failing lines with new, thicker pipe used for the downspout conductor lines. These lines were placed in the ground and directed far enough away from the house. YardWell outlets also were used to conceal the ends of the lines in the yard.
The homeowner is pleased to now have an updated exterior drainage system to help keep her home dry.
After living in their house for several years, homeowners in Rushville, OH, began to notice a glaring problem in their basement. One of the foundation walls was cracking and appeared to be slightly tilting inward.
The owners wanted to promptly address these signs of foundation wall failure, so they started to research how to fix this problem. They were motivated to contact Ohio Basement Authority after finding information about our company online. Once they met with one of our inspectors, who evaluated the condition of the home and its foundation, the owners were equally excited for one of our crews to install one of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
The crew placed several Carbon Fiber supports along this problematic foundation wall. These heavy-duty supports permanently reinforce the foundation wall where they were installed, as well as prevent any further cracking and inward bowing. They also can easily be concealed by basement finishing materials like paint or drywall.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this trustworthy repair has helped them create a safe and stable living environment.
After living for two years in their house in Pickertington, OH, homeowners were beginning to notice cracking on the corner of a foundation wall getting worse.
They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and one of our expert crews installed a Carbon Fiber corner strap on the cracking foundation wall corner. This strap comprised of several horizontal and vertical Carbon Fiber wall supports will permanently stabilize the wall and prevent further cracking.
The homeowners were excited to have these products installed in their house so that it will be a safe and stable living environment for many years to come.
When they moved into their house almost 10 years ago, homeowners in Pickerington, OH, were aware of some cracks in the drywall and foundation walls. During the last year, however, they have noticed these problems getting worse.
The owners wanted to address these are common signs of foundation settlement before any serious damages resulted. They contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company online, and we installed one of our many reliable foundation repair products.
Nine Push Piers were installed underneath the problematic foundation walls to permanently stabilize the home. These heavy-duty steel piers also offer the best opportunity to lift the home back to level.
The owners were excited this project was completed so their home will now structurally sound for many more years to come.
After living in their house for two years, homeowners in Lancaster, OH, began to notice problems with their foundation. A few areas seemed to be settling and uneven, and exterior cracks were visible outside the crawl space.
This concerned the homeowners, and they wanted to address these issues before they became serious safety hazards. They contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we installed one of our many reliable foundation repair solutions to address these problems.
Several Push Piers were installed underneath the settling sections of the foundation walls. These heavy-duty, galvanized steel piers permanently stabilize the problematic foundation walls. They also offer the best opportunity to lift the foundation back to level.
The owners now have peace of mind knowing their home will be a safer living environment for many years to come because of this reliable permanent solution.
The owner of a local real estate investing company that specializes in flipping houses recently purchased a 66-year-old house in Lancaster, OH. As he and his company began to tackle various improvement projects around the house, he noticed a problem with the sewer line serving the house. He suspected the line had broken in a few places, and he wanted to get this repaired as soon as possible.
After hearing about Ohio Basement Authority, the owner was eager to learn more about how we could help him. He contacted us and then met with one of our inspectors. Our inspector suggested completely replacing the sewer later outside the home.
After taking great care to excavate the property to gain access to the existing line, one of our experienced crews replaced the older pipe with stronger SDR 35 plastic sewer pipe.
The owner is pleased to now have an updated and more reliable sewer line.
While completing repairs for homeowners in Millersburg, OH, a general contractor noticed an issue with the floors. Some sections felt like they were sagging and uneven. The general contractor took a look at the support system in the crawl space underneath the house, and he found various wooden supports and concrete columns were beginning to fail.
The contractor, as well as the homeowners, wanted to make sure the house would be a safe and stable living environment. After the contractor found information about Ohio Basement Authority online and located our website, he wanted to have us take a look at the support system to see how we could help. One of our inspectors to complete a thorough evaluation of the crawl space and its supports. Our inspector then recommended the perfect solution.
One of our crews then installed several IntelliJacks underneath the main load beam. These heavy-duty, galvanized steel supports permanently stabilize the floor joists and help raise the floor back to level. They also will not rust or corrode. They are designed to stop settling, but can easily be adjusted if any settlement occurs. The IntelliJack system also can support vertical loads exceeding 60,000 lbs.
The home will now be a safe and stable living environment because of these trustworthy solutions.
After living in her house for many years, a homeowner in Amanda, OH, recently began to notice cracks and gaps in one of her foundation walls. These signs of foundation failure and settlement greatly concerned the homeowner, and she wanted to have them fixed once and for all.
She started to research how to best address these issues and she found information about Ohio Basement Authority online. She was eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help her. She met with one of our inspectors who assessed the condition of the wall, and he then recommended one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews installed several Push Piers underneath the problematic foundation wall by driving them deep into the soil. These heavy-duty, galvanized piers permanently stabilize the foundation and offer the best opportunity to lift it back to level. The crew also installed new exterior drainage lines in this area, as well.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing this reliable repair process has helped her create a safe and structurally sound living environment.
After living in their house for almost 10 years, homeowners in Millersport, OH, started to notice some structural issues. They recently spotted cracking on one of the home’s exterior block foundation walls, and also noticed that this wall appeared to be settling.
These issues greatly concerned the homeowners, and they wanted to have them fixed before any serious damage resulted. As they researched how to best address these problems, they found information about Ohio Basement Authority and were eager to contact us. They met with one of our expert inspectors who completed a thorough evaluation of the problematic foundation. Our inspector then recommended one type of our many reliable foundation repair solutions.
One of our crews then installed several Push Piers underneath the settling foundation wall by driving them deep into the soil. These heavy-duty, galvanized steel piers permanently stabilize the foundation wall and offer the best opportunity to lift it back to level.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this trustworthy repair method has helped them create a safer living environment that they will be able to enjoy for many years to come.
After living in his house for 10 years, a homeowner in Pickerington, OH, was beginning to notice a lot of water welling up into his basement’s existing sump pump system. He was concerned the sump pump would fail and lead to a flooded basement.
He contacted Ohio Basement Authority, and we replaced the older sump pump with the reliable SafeDri Triple sump pump system. This high-powered system features three pumps inside the liner, as well as an exterior back-up battery. This ensures the system will continue to work even in the event of a power outage.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing this trustworthy sump pump system will keep his basement dry for many years to come.
After their basement flooded due to sump pump failure, homeowners in Baltimore, OH, wanted to find the best permanent solution that would always keep their basement dry. They also didn’t want to have to worry about pump failure.
The homeowners contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our waterproofing services online. We then installed the SafeDri Battery Back-Up System and tied the existing interior drainage into this system. Along with powerful pumps inside the sump liner, the system is complete with a reliable external back-up battery. This ensures the system will always work to pump any seeping water out of the basement. An FreezeGuard also was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this trustworthy system will prevent their basement from flooding, and will keep their basement dry for many years to come.
After living in his house for 20 years, a homeowner in Baltimore, OH, noticed several issues with his exterior drainage system. Some of these lines, as well as the sump pump discharge line, were broken and failing to work properly. Defective discharge lines could cause any draining water from the gutters to seep into the basement.
The owner began to research repair companies and solutions, and he contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our company through online resources like Home Advisor. We then updated his exterior drainage system by installing thick, reliable pipe for the downspout conductor lines and sump pump discharge line. The lines were buried underground and directed to drain at the edge of the property.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing the upgraded discharge lines will help keep his home dry for many more years.
After living in their house for 16 years, homeowners in Carroll, OH, recently noticed a problem with the water line serving their home. The water line that also served the nearby barn appeared to have broken and needed to promptly be repaired.
The homeowners started to research who would be able to handle this repair, and they contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning about our company through online resources like Home Advisor. After meeting with one of our inspectors, the owners were eager for one of our expert crews that specializes in water lines to repair the damaged water supply line.
After carefully excavating the ground to gain access to the line, the crew then installed a newer, thicker and more reliable pipe.
The homeowners are pleased to now have an updated and repaired water line.
Before selling her house, a homeowner in Pickerington, OH, knew she needed to complete various repair projects around the house. This included addressing possible radon in the home.
Radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas, is produced by uranium decay in rocks and soil. This colorless, odorless and tasteless gas can be found in homes across the country and globe. Radon is a leading cause of lung cancer and is has been linked to more than 20,000 annual deaths.
This greatly concerned the homeowner and she wanted to make sure the house would be a safe living environment. After learning about Ohio Basement Authority, the owner was eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help her. She met with one of our inspectors who explained our company’s mitigation procedures.
One of our crews then installed a radon mitigation system to lower the home’s radon level as much as possible. This involved creating a suction point to draw radon from the house by drilling a hole into the basement floor. Ventilation pipes were connected to this hole and directed to the home’s exterior. There, the pipes connected to a fan mounted to the side of the house, which is a crucial part of properly ventilating radon out of the home. Additional ventilation pipes attached to the top of the fan and were directed past the home’s roof for safe and effective radon expulsion. A domed and sealed lid also was placed on the sump pump in the basement to prevent radon intrusion from that location.
The homeowner now has peace of mind knowing this trustworthy repair has helped her create a safe and healthy home for the next owners.
The inspector I met with was fantastic, patient and informative. I chose to work with Ohio Basement Authority because of the 100% guarantee, and I could not find any negative reviews. The installation crew arrived on time, was courteous, and did a wonderful job with the clean-up!
I chose to work with Ohio Basement Authority because of a recommendation by a friend who had foundation work done by your company.
I met with Corey. You are very fortunate to have such a knowledgeable and courteous representative. He explained the process, equipment, and uniqueness of the basement water control system with admirable clarity and patience for any questions I had.
The installation crew was extraordinarily courteous and thoughtful. They worked so smoothly together, and it was impressive to observe. Jose, the foreman, went over the project very carefully with me so as to make sure we were both on the same page and I knew exactly what the sequence of work would be. Ohio Basement Authority can take great pride in the performance of this installation crew. Wow! They are good, good, good.
I'm impressed by the staff of Ohio Basement Authority, the quality of their work, and my interaction with Corey and Jose and his crew. If only other companies could match your product and staff.
I called two local companies and they did not return my call. Then I called Ohio Basement Authority. Not only did Jacob come over to the house with my first concern, he and Jeff came over the next day when I discovered my crumbling wall.
I was told to have the hot water heater moved prior to the installation. The crew leader hooked it back up for me as a courtesy. He felt that I should not be without hot water. The crew also placed plastic on my floor to avoid tracking dust. One crew member also swept the floor after installation. Not one speck of dirt was on the floor.
I have spoken highly of my experience to my co-workers and family.
I chose to work with Ohio Basement Authority because of the literature and the presentation of your inspector. The presentation was very well done, and the literature was great. It gave me an understanding of some information I did not know before. Very professional!
The office staff also was very helpful and courteous. They acted like they enjoyed their jobs, unlike a lot of others I’ve had experience with.
The crew was very courteous and helpful. They had very good manners and knew how to work. They worked well as a team.
Ohio Basement Authority has a great staff, and the inspector I met with did a good job. I chose to work with the company because of its rating on the Internet and the price fell within my guidelines.
The crew also was very courteous and professional. What more could you ask for?
I chose to work with Ohio Basement Authority because of Joe who did the inspection, and because of the reviews on Angie’s List.
I felt at ease with Joe and didn’t feel like I was pressured to buy. I had many questions even after he left, and he always answered them all.
I chose to work with the company because of John, the inspector I met with, and because of his complete understanding of our problems. He was courteous, thorough, and very professional. He explained everything completely at my level so I could understand.
The crew also was extremely courteous and very professional. I received a confirmation phone call with the expected time of their arrival the day of service. They even cleaned the basement sliding door window. They swept the driveway of all debris, and I have a long driveway. As I told the crew who did the new drainage tile, the basement crew led by Manuel, set an extremely high bar. And yes, they also hit the same high standard.
I will definitely recommend your services to all my friends. All team members worked very hard every minute and did amazing work. This job was not easy.
I chose to work with Ohio Basement Authority because they were installing the radon mitigation system in a better way, and they were willing to lower the cost to match another company. They did a great job, were very helpful, and explained things well.
The inspector I met with, as well as his presentation, was wonderful. That’s why I chose to work with Ohio Basement Authority, because of the inspector and his explanation of your services.
Great staff. We highly recommend this company!
Ohio Basement Authority seemed very reputable, and we thought the price was below what we originally thought it would be. You also pursued us for a year before we made a decision to have you come out. The inspector we met with was very personable and understandable.
The foreman and his boys worked very hard. They did a great job and we are happy with the results. We are looking forward to a dry basement!
WATCH: Rick had extremely high radon levels in his home and trusted in Ohio Basement Authority to help him mitigate the problem.
I’ve seen Ohio Basement Authority’s TV ads, and the price and the company’s reputation were the biggest factors in my choosing to work with them.
Danny listened to me when I explained the problem and provided a thorough solution.
The crew arrived when they said they would. Milton was easy to work with and pays attention to details. I was surprised how carefully they put my yard back in order. They did an excellent job and worked very efficiently.
I heard about Ohio Basement Authority on TV ads and Angie’s List reviews. I chose to work with the company because of its excellent reputation, and my confidence your company could do the work properly.
The office staff was very courteous and helpful, and the representative I first met with was professional, knowledgeable, and not high-pressure. The installation crew arrived on time each day, and they were all very courteous. They explained what they were doing, answered my questions, and their clean-up was much better than I expected.
I am very satisfied I chose your company to repair my home. I will recommend you to anyone I know who needs foundation repair.
The representative did a nice job presenting the options for repair.
Working with your company was a good experience. I would recommend your services when the opportunity arises.
Our inspector was very professional and helpful, and he didn't pressure us for an immediate decision. Great visit! We chose to work with your company because of the reasonable attention to our problem, and the ability to finance our work.
The installation crew actually finished a half-day early! They were in and out very quickly and professionally. Mike was attentive and professional Great crew!
This was a great experience for us!
I selected Ohio Basement Authority for my structural repairs because of the company’s five star rating on the Internet, positive comments, and a clean record with the BBB.
The inspector I met with was professional and made an effort to understand and fix only the problems that needed fixing. He also followed my engineer’s report recommendations to solve the foundation issues.
The crew was polite, explained what they were doing, and took the time to make sure my expectations were being met. They also cleaned up after themselves as the project advanced, and then at the end of the project.
The whole project was handled efficiently and effectively, and I would highly recommend Ohio Basement Authority for basement repairs.
I chose to work with Ohio Basement Authority because of the company’s BBB rating and online reviews.
The company representative I first met with was excellent, and the installation crew was fantastic! They were on time, did a great job, and kept me up to date on every step of the process. On a scale of 1 to 10, I would give them an 11!
I’ve seen Ohio Basement Authority on TV, and I chose to work with the company because of its reviews on the web and the recommendation from our realtor.
The inspector I met with was excellent at explaining things, which builds trust.
The installation crew was courteous, and their cleanup was satisfactory. They even put down plastic over the upstairs floor and rug to protect it.
I chose to work with Ohio Basement Authority because of the company’s reputation, BBB rating, online reviews, overall presentation by the salesman, and price.
Brendan Kent was very professional and knowledgeable. He answered all of my questions and was always available by cell phone, including when I had some follow-up questions after the work was scheduled or actually being done.
Martin, Alex and Angel were my installation crew. Martin called ahead of the arrival, stating they would be there within 30 minutes, and they were.
All three crew members were very courteous. I had the most interaction with Martin since he was the foreman. Martin took the time to explain the process and answered all questions I had.
The crew installed plastic runners on all access areas to the basement, and they enclosed the areas of the basement in plastic where they were breaking up concrete. They cleaned up all debris and swept the basement floor. No complaints at all with respect to clean-up.
Overall, I was very satisfied with my experience with OBA, including the timeliness of the install, the quality of the work, and all of the OBA employees I had contact with – from the office staff to the sales man, to the install crew. I will absolutely recommend OBA.
All of the people we came in contact with at Ohio Basement Authority were very courteous. We thought Matthew was thorough in his presentation and explaining our options. The crew was on time, and was very courteous. They took time to explain exactly what they were doing.
The inspector I met with was very good. He performed a thorough inspection, and he made sure he understood exactly what I wanted.
The installation crew was very friendly. They actually called a day early, arrived in 30 minutes, and completed the job in a few hours.
Overall, I was pleased with the whole process from the beginning. I thought all of your representatives were exceptional. The project price was right on with what I had budgeted.
I chose to work with Ohio Basement Authority because of the price and their common courtesy. I loved the inspector I met with. He knows his product, and he delivered.
They were great. I'll be sending more clients your way!