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The owners of this Macon, GA house were worried their foundation was settling. Every time they sat on their patio, all they could see were the cracks in their brick wall. The owners called Lowcountry Basement Systems for help.
A Push Pier System was used to stabilize the foundation. Galvanized steel tube sections were hydraulically driven into the ground to load bearing strata where the load of the house could be properly supported. The foundation was stabilized, and an opportunity for lift was presented. The Lowcountry Basement Systems team was able to lift the foundation wall to seal the cracks.
Quinton C. of Macon, GA had a huge stair-stepping crack in his exterior foundation wall. He searched online for possible solutions. After finding Lowcountry Basement Systems’ website, he called and scheduled a free inspection.
Lowcountry Basement Systems was able to stabilize Quinton’s foundation with a Push Pier System. The piers provided support to the home and lifted foundation wall - fixing the crack. After lift was achieved, the crack was filled in with mortar. Quinton was thrilled!
Bernice M. of Macon, GA was watching tv when she saw a Lowcountry Basement Systems commercial for foundation repair. Bernice watched the commercial and noticed that she was experiencing the same problems: her floors were sagging, there were cracks in the drywall. Bernice called Lowcountry Basement Systems and scheduled a free inspection of her crawl space.
Lowcountry Basement Systems recommended installing a SmartJack System to provide additional support to the joists and subfloor. SmartJacks are easily adjustable and made from galvanized steel, so they won’t rust. It took two days to complete the work, but when it was done, Bernice was thrilled!
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Mark and Lee W., of Macon GA had been living in their home since 1996. Every time it rained they suffered. Their half basement, half crawl space created a lot of problems when it got wet. Mudslides, mold, and odors became common nuisances.
One day, Mark called Lowcountry Basement Systems and asked to have an inspector look at his problem. Brian Townsel, an inspector for Lowcountry Basement Systems, did a thorough examination of the foundation. Brian recommended sealing off the crawl space and crawl space vents.
CleanSpace Liner covered the exposed earth to prevent more mudslides. A SmartSump with a WaterWatch II alarm pumped the water away from the foundation and the vents were sealed to keep the rainwater out.
The project went off without a hitch. Mark and Lee were able to use their space downstairs to store Christmas and Fall decorations. Best of all, no more mud in the house and no more odors.
Jimmy N. of Lizella, GA was ready to fix up his pool area, but was bothered by all the cracks in the concrete. After doing some research online, Jimmy decided to call Lowcountry Basement Systems to set up a free inspection.
One of our inspectors, Brian, carefully looked over the pool area and took notes and pictures of what he saw. Brian suggested that we use our NexusPro Joint Sealant which is a long-lasting silicone-based sealant to fill joints and cracks. We also used our PolyLevel product that raises concrete slabs back to their desired position.
After a few days of installation, Jimmy's poolside area looked good as new! He was very happy with the results, and ready to relax in his new and improved space.
Lilly T of Macon called Lowcountry Basement Systems a year after her husband passed away. Lilly had lived in her home since 1958. Over the past few years, she became nervous that her home could collapse without notice.
Lowcountry Basement Systems sent Brian Townsel to inspect Lilly’s foundation. Brian recommended installing three SmartJacks along the main beam of the house. Each SmartJack is capable of supporting 60,000 pounds of pressure. They are made of galvanized steel and can be adjusted.
Lilly was comforted knowing her house was stable and safe again.
Tim V. of Macon, GA called Lowcountry Basement Systems after noticing puddles of water in his crawl space. He already had a sump pump and vapor barrier previously installed by another company, but it just was not doing the job. He was afraid that his money would go to waste, so he contacted Lowcountry Basement Systems to receive a free estimate on his crawl space.
Our inspector, Brian Townsel, carefully took notes and pictures of the crawl space and reported what he noticed to Tim. Brian suggested that Tim should have his crawl space encapsulated with our CleanSpace liner, a seven-layer reinforced polyethylene that isolates the home from the earth and reduces humidity levels.
The Clean Space was installed in three days, along with a SmartSump to evacuate water from the crawl space. Tim's crawl space looked brand new! He was very happy with the results.
Michael S. of Macon, GA called Lowcountry Basement Systems to help him with his crawl space issue. Michael said his house would get cold and humid, he couldn’t figure out why his house wouldn’t stay comfortable. After seeing an ad for crawl space repair on tv, Michael called Lowcountry Basement Systems for help.
Lowcountry Basement Systems sent an inspector to Michael’s home and measured the relative humidity in the crawl space, and the moisture content of the wooden beams and joists; the levels were too high. The inspector also took photographs of the condition of the crawl space and reported back to Michael.
The inspector explained to Michael how crawl spaces need to be sealed, to prevent air, odors, and moisture from seeping into the home. The inspector recommended installing a complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System. The system is designed to prevent moisture and dirty air from getting in the home. Removing the moisture from the air would keep the home structurally sound, reduce the humidity and prevent other possible problems in the future.
Michael decided to hire Lowcountry Basement Systems to help him with his crawl space problem. The job was completed in two days and Michael now has a clean, healthy crawl space and home!
Stephen C., of Macon, GA started noticing cracks in the drywall near his bedroom door frame. He patched it and painted over it, but the crack kept coming back. Stephen went online looking for help and found Lowcountry Basement Systems, he called and made an appointment with an inspector.
Lowcountry Basement Systems sent an inspector to Stephen’s house a few days later. The inspector recommended stabilizing the subfloor with a SmartJack System. The system would be installed in the crawl space to support the subfloor above. SmartJacks are custom cut, can be adjusted in the future if needed, and are capable of supporting 60,000 lbs.
Stephen decided to have the SmartJack System installed. The installation crew from Lowcountry Basement Systems completed the job in one day. Stephen noticed immediate results and was thrilled!
This homeowner's crawl space was wet, moldy and causing his subfloor to rot and sink. There was a distinct musty odor in the air. The homeowner's knew something was wrong and searched online for help. He found Lowcountry Basement Systems and asked for an inspection of his crawl space.
One of Lowcountry Basement Systems’ inspectors recommended the homeowner's encapsulate his crawl space to isolate his home from the earth, preventing water and high levels of humidity from affecting his home. During the inspection, the inspector found that parts of Jesse’s subfloor had rotted and needed to be replaced. The homeowner's decided to have the work done.
Lowcountry Basement first replaced a 12 x 8 section of subfloor and installed SmartJacks to support the sagging floor. Next, a Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System was installed to protect the floors from moisture coming up from the earth. A SmartSump, designed to evacuate water from the crawl space, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier completed the project. The homeowner's was thrilled that his home was fixed and protected from future moisture related issues.
Teresa R. of Macon, GA had a problem with the concrete slab supporting the terrace around her pool deck. The concrete had settled in some areas, creating tripping hazards and eyesores. The weight of the terrace decking and brick wall on top sunk the supporting slab three inches in one area.
Teresa had a friend at M&M Pools who suggest she call the specialists in concrete repair at Lowcountry Basement Systems for a free estimate. The Lowcountry Basement Systems inspector suggested a custom solution for Teresa, which included a hydraulically installed steel Slab Pier System to support and stabilize the falling section, and a two-part polyurethane foam called PolyLevel to raise the sunken concrete.
Teresa decided to have the work done by Lowcountry Basement Systems. Six slab piers were installed. Driven through heavy-duty slab brackets they were able to lift the sunken slab before being concealed from sight. In just a few days Teresa’s pool terrace was level and she was thrilled!
Anthony and Roberta G. of Macon, GA called Lowcountry Basement Systems with a problem. Water was not draining away from the house, instead it drained into the basement underneath the house! Mold and sticking doors due to the moisture from the pooling water were finally too much for Anthony and Roberta who saw an ad for basement waterproofing in the Macon Telegraph.
An inspector from Lowcountry Basement Systems inspected the home and created a custom solution to divert the water away from the foundation walls and then seal them. WaterGuard was installed along the foundation walls and CleanSpace liner was used on the basement walls to reduce moisture. The CleanSpace liner sealed the walls from the earth and a TripleSafe Sump System was the final step to protect the basement from water.
In just a few days Anthony and Roberta could rest easy knowing the water was safely draining away from the house and their basement dry once again.
Richard M. of Macon, GA saw and ad on Macon’s NBC for Lowcountry Basement Systems and called for help with his crawl space. Over the years plumbing leaks and moisture issues plagued Richard’s older home which he wanted to leave to his children. He knew it was time to have it fixed.
An inspector from Lowcountry Basement Systems visited Richard’s home and performed a thorough evaluation. Inside the crawl space he noted areas of moldy subfloor and showed Richard pictures of crumbled and rotted joists. The moisture in the crawl space weakened the wood over time and caused sunken piers. A custom solution was put in place to fix the issues in Richard’s crawl space and protect his home against further moisture issues. The solution included repairing the damaged joists and installing a galvanized steel SmartJack and supplemental PowerBrace beam to further stabilize the subfloors of the house. A Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System could then be installed for moisture control and waterproofing. A SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier was also installed in the crawl space to reduce the humidity levels.
In just a few days all the moisture issues Richard experienced were gone, and his house was protected from the foundation up.
Adriene D. of Macon, GA had a foundation problem. One corner of her home had sunk, and the exterior brick wall began to crack. Adriene called Lowcountry Basement Systems and scheduled a free inspection of the problem.
Lowcountry Basement Systems installed a Push Pier System around the corner of the home that had sunk. The project required nine galvanized push piers to stabilize the foundation. Lowcountry Basement Systems was able to lift the foundation, closing the gap in the cracked brick wall.
Adriene was thrilled with the work and very happy about the 25-year warranty that came with the project.
Randy B. of Macon, GA had a foundation problem that created a lot of other issues in his home. When Randy called Lowcountry Basement Systems to schedule a free inspection, he said there were tears in his drywall, the windows and doors were sticking, and his floors were uneven.
Lowcountry Basement Systems was able to fix Randy’s problems in three days. First, a Push Pier System was installed around the section of the home that was sinking. Then a SmartJack System with one PowerBrace beam was installed in the crawl space to fix the uneven floors.
Randy was thrilled with the outcome of the job and he noticed the differences right away. The floors were level once again. His windows and doors opened with ease, and his foundation was stable.
Kenneth T. of Midway, GA called Lowcountry Basement Systems worried that part of his house - the new addition - was settling. When Kenneth scheduled his free inspection, he mentioned that he could feel a “bump” under his feet when walking on the concrete slab beneath his flooring. During the inspection, it was confirmed that the new addition had settled and needed to be stabilized to prevent further foundation and structural issues.
Lowcountry Basement Systems installed a Push Pier System to stabilize and lift the sinking foundation of the addition. Push piers were installed by hydraulically pushing galvanized steel tubes into the ground until load bearing strata was reach. Then, the weight of the home was transferred to the push piers via galvanized steel brackets.
The job took two days to complete and Kenneth was happy with the results. He also really liked the 25-year warranty that came with the project.
Kerri T. of Macon, GA had a settling problem. Her pool deck was sinking in some areas, and the concrete in other areas was cracking. She had seen an advertisement for Lowcountry Basement Systems concrete repair service and scheduled a free inspection of her problem.
Lowcountry Basement Systems was able to help Kerri using a product called PolyLevel. PolyLevel, is a two-part structural grade polymer foam that can be injected through concrete to lift sinking slabs.
PolyLevel is just want Kerri needed to fix her pool deck. The project only took a few hours, and when it was finished, Kerri was thrilled to see her pool deck looking as it used to before it started sinking and settling. The cracks were sealed, and the project completed.
Jerry W. of Macon, GA had a damp crawl space that never seemed to dry out. One day Jerry decided he wanted to fix his crawl space once and for, so that he would never have to worry about it again. Jerry searched online for a crawl space repair company and found Lowcountry Basement Systems; he called and scheduled a free inspection.
Lowcountry Basement Systems inspected Jerry’s crawl space and noted high relative humidity levels under the home. The inspector also measured the wood moisture content of many joists, the wood had absorbed a lot of moisture vapor creating an environment where mold could grow.
Lowcountry Basement Systems fix Jerry’s crawl space by installing a Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System to remove moisture and reduce humidity under the home. With the moisture problem addressed, mold would not be able to grow and the subfloor would not weaken. Jerry was very happy that he had the work done.
Robin W. of Lizella, GA noticed that her house always seemed humid. The floors were soft in some areas but she didn’t know what was causing issues. After some research, Robin discovered that she had a moisture problem in her crawl space.
Robin called Lowcountry Basement Systems for help. Lowcountry Basement Systems installed a Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System, removing moisture and reducing humidity in the crawl space. With the system installed, humid air would be flowing into the living area above.
As the crawl space air was dehumidified, the wooden joists and beams released some of the moisture that they had absorbed earlier. Robin was very happy to have the problem fixed the right way, the first time.
Martha W. of Macon, GA called Lowcountry Basement Systems with a problem. She and her family started noticing cracks in the drywall of their home. Lowcountry Basement Systems sent an inspector to the home and discovered that the pillars in the crawl space were sinking into the ground, causing sections of the home to sink, tearing the drywall.
Lowcountry Basement Systems was able to fix the problem by installing a SmartJack System. SmartJacks are custom-cut to length crawl space support columns capable of supporting over 60,000 pounds of pressure each.
The job took one day for the Lowcountry Basement Systems team to complete. Martha was thrilled to have her foundation fixed once and for all!
Kirk W. of Lizella, GA had a moisture issue under his home that caused his hardwood floors to buckle and bow. At first, Kirk thought he needed new flooring, however, after a bit of research, he realized that he needed to encapsulate his crawl space to prevent moisture from the earth, from being absorbed into the joists, beams, and subfloor under his home.
Kirk called the waterproofing experts at Lowcountry Basement Systems for help. Lowcountry Basement Systems installed a Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System to remove moisture and reduce humidity.
The job took three days to complete. After three weeks, Kirk started to notice that his floors were releasing moisture and drying out – allowing them to return to their original shape.
Quinton C. of Macon, GA had a big stair-stepping crack that broke through his exterior foundation wall. The crack was massive. The settlement problem under his home needed to be fixed. It was also causing parts of his drywall to crack inside his home.
Lowcountry Basement Systems installed a Push Pier System to permanently stabilize Quinton's foundation. Four push piers were pushed into the soil, down to load-bearing strata. After proper pressure was reached, the weight of the home was transferred to brackets under the footer of his home. Then the brackets were connected to the piers. The weight of the home was transferred from the brackets down to the push piers, supported by the load-bearing strata.
Using hydraulic pressure, the foundation wall was lifted back into place. The cracks in the brick were sealed with mortar. Quinton was thrilled with the results!
Tony R. of Macon, GA called Lowcountry Basement Systems for help with his cracked foundation wall. Along one side of his home, the foundation wall was sinking and settling into the ground, causing the wall to crack. After seeing an ad on WMAZ-TV for foundation repair services, Tony called Lowcountry Basement Systems and scheduled an inspection of his problem.
Lowcountry Basement Systems installed a Push Pier System to stabilize and lift the foundation wall. Six push piers were needed. First, holes were dug where the push piers were to be installed. Then the push pier tube was pushed to load bearing strata in the earth. The last step was to attach a galvanized bracket to the footer under the home and connect the bracket to the tube.
With hydraulic pressure, the foundation wall was lifted back into place. The job took two days for the team complete and Tony was thrilled with the result!
Mary Ann H. of Macon, GA called Lowcountry Basement Systems concerned about moisture under her home. Marry Ann called and scheduled a free inspection of her crawl space. Lowcountry Basement Systems recommended installing a Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System to remove moisture and reduce humidity.
First, debris was removed from the crawl space. Then, Drainage Matting was installed over the earth. On top of the matting, CleanSpace liner was installed. CleanSpace liner was also used to cover the foundation walls in the crawl space. A sump pump and battery back-up sump pump was installed to pump water away from the foundation.
The job took three days for the Lowcountry Basement Systems team to do. After the system was in place for two weeks, Mary Ann noticed a huge difference in the humidity levels in her home. The air quality also improved. Mary Ann was thrilled!
Stinson and Ethel H. of Macon, GA were watching tv one night when they saw a tv commercial for foundation repair. After seeing the commercial, they both immediately thought of the living room floor they were relaxing in. The floor was sinking, but neither one of them wanted to bring it up in conversation.
Finally, one day Ethel called Lowcountry Basement Systems and scheduled a free inspection of their foundation. The inspector recommended adding additional support to the subfloor to lift it back up, leveling the floor. Ethel and Stinson decided to have Lowcountry do the work.
The job took two days for the team to complete. The results were immediately noticeable and Stinson and Ethel were thrilled!
Steve A. of Savannah, GA owned an older home, it was about 90-years-old. The crawl space had never been encapsulated and the moisture eventually rotted the joists and subfloor. One day, Steve had a HVAC company do routine maintenance and peak in the crawl space. The technician recommended that Steve call Lowcountry Basement Systems for a professional review.
Lowcountry Basements inspected the crawl space and recommended that the subfloor and joists under one-third of the home be replaced. The subfloor could not be saved. If things got worse, Steve feared he might put a hole through the floor.
Lowcountry Basement Systems removed the flooring, replaced the mold-covered joists and rotted subfloor. Then a Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System was installed to remove water from the foundation and prevent moisture from entering the crawl space - preventing mold and wood rot from being an issue later.
Richard R. of Macon, GA needed to help in solving his problem. His basement was wet, but he couldn’t identify the location where the water was entering the basement. Richard called Lowcountry Basement Systems for help with his waterproofing problem.
The water was coming up through the ground. The moisture that the earth continually releases was trapped in the basement causing problems for Richard. Lowcountry Basement Systems encapsulated the basement; installed a SmartSump and SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier to remove the water and reduce the humidity in the basement.
The job took one week for the Lowcountry Basement Systems team to complete. When it was over Richard felt a lot better knowing that his home was protected from mold, wood rot and other moisture-related problems.
Palmer R. of Macon, GA called Lowcountry Basement Systems after seeing an ad in the Macon Telegraph newspaper featuring the SmartJack System.
In the advertisement, Palmer could see how the crawl space support columns lifted the sinking floors in the picture. It reminded him of the floors in his house. He called Lowcountry Basement Systems and scheduled a free inspection of his home.
Lowcountry Basement Systems went to Palmer’s home and designed a solution that would support the sagging floor areas under his home. The joists and subfloor would be supported by crawl space support columns, SmartJacks, that supported PowerBrace Beams (steel I-beams) that ran across multiple joists.
After the floor was stabilized, Lowcountry Basement Systems installers adjusted the SmartJacks to lift the sagging areas of the floor. Palmer was relieved to have his floors fixed!
Eric's home had cracks around the frame of the door. His glass shower door overlapped and no longer closed flush and the basement door closed too tight. There were cracks found in the exterior brick.
Eric contacted Lowcountry Foundation repair who used SmartJacks to support the ceiling from inside the basement and support the foundation.
Eric's foundation problems were over.
Richard in Macon, GA noticed some cracks in the exterior brickwork of his home. He called Lowcountry Foundation Repair for a free inspection and custom quote. Our inspector determined that the cracks in the walls were caused by the foundation settling and recommended having piers installed to stabilize the foundation. Our heavy-duty steel piers are a permanent solution for a settling foundation. They can often lift a foundation, closing cracks in the walls and ceiling, and are not visible once the repair is complete. Richard decided to move forward with the project and was happy with the results. Thanks to Lowcountry, Richard's home is now on a stable foundation.