Case Studies

Wet, cracked and bowing walls
This job was a big one involving a wall with more serious fractures. Years of water damage created a lack of structural integrity causing the walls of this basement to crack...
Falling insulation in a crawl space  is indicative of moisture in the space. Older plastic lined insulation can hold moisture and cause the insulation to become heavy...
A bowing wall in the basement can cause a variety of problems; including water leaking into the basement, doors out of square, and uneven floors. For this North Collins home,...
Cracked walls in tricky places
This client has two large wall fractures which were leaking significant water through the walls and across the basement floor. Water is the #1 damaging substance to the foundation...
Helical Pier Installation in Buffalo, NY
This home had been condemned due to structural failure. The crawl space had been repeatedly shimmed up with cinder blocks and pieces of 4X4. It was no longer safe to live...
Hidden Horrors
The homeowner knew that she had a moisture problem in her basement. The wood paneling that had hung on the walls since before she owned the home had been sagging and peeling...
Resolving Repeated Flooding
Yvette had experienced repeated basement flooding over the years. The water typically reached ankle depth. She noticed that when the drains in the street backed up, her basement...
New Seismograph at Canisius College
There is intrinsic value in being able to determine when seismic activity is happening, to be able to study how and why these occurrences take place, and ultimately to predict...
I have drainage, but my basement still floods!
Just because there is an exisiting drainge system in your home, doesn't mean you're safe from water entering your basement. Regina had clay pipes already in her basement,...
Foundation Wall Replacement
Foundation wall issues are always challenging. The weight of the house rests upon those walls. So when one needs to be replaced, it is no small undertaking. This home was...
Jim had noticed water pooling on his basement floor. He didn't see any cracks in the floor and the walls had drywall over them. He called Frank's to schedule an estimate and...
Mike had decided to sell his home. As he went through the house to get it ready to sell, he found a crack in the basement that was leaking water. He tried to fix it himself...
Ray and Fran had a sump pump in their basement and still had water on the floor. But why? The pump was working and had been installed properly. Yet they had water where the...
Water was pooling on the floor of Nancy's finished basement. The drywall and insulation was being damaged by the water leaking through the crack. It was only a matter of time...
Water in a crawl space is rarely a one time occurrence. But for a Newfane homeowner, a wet crawl space had become normal part of his life. For the entire time he had been...
Total Case Studies: 17
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