Case Studies

Case Studies

Ron H. - Concrete floor in a crawlspace with major water problems
Not every crawlspace has a dirt floor, some are pored concrete. This house in Talbot County, Maryland has a crawlspace that is almost always flooded. The homeowner was plagued...
Kent County, MD home with bowing walls in the basement
Correcting a bowing wall is always a challenge. If we had tried to pull the wall back too quickly, we could done some substantial damage. Fixing a cracked basement wall with...
Richard C. - Total wood replacement
Sometimes a DryZone inspector will notice a broken floor joist or termite damaged board while in a crawlspace. Most of the time its not so severe that it requires completely...
Leaky clothes washer hoses are a major problem
For years washer and dryer set have been installed across America. The factory hoses that come with many of these units are not of the highest quality. Think of how often...
Removing Standing Water in a Camden Crawlspace
Standing water on a concrete crawlspace floor and effervescence on a brick foundation caused microbial growth on floor joists. 
Improving Drainage in a Felton Basement
Water coming through the bottom of the basement walls was a big concern for this homeowner. After the Design Specialist came out for a free inspection, they determined the...
Home built on a slab and was sinking into the ground
If a house is built with a basement or crawlspace, DryZone can install push piers or helical piers to correct a sinking or settling foundation. What happens when the home...
John B. Leaning chimney
The home was almost twenty years old and in the last six years the chimney began to lean away from the home.  Upon Foundation Supportworks by DryZone's initial inspection...
Turtl crawlspace entry system
This challenge in this case was just getting into the crawlspace in the first place. The old metal shroud was tight to the house and like most houses, anyone trying to enter...
PolyLevel at the Delaware State Housing Authority
The sidewalk which allowed access to the Delaware State Housing Authority in Dover, DE was sinking towards the building. The potential impact of this situation on the structure...
Joe V. in Dover, DE - Bowing basement wall
This Kent County home had several large cracks in the basement wall. The wall was bowing pretty severely and the homeowner was afraid that it might collapse. The biggest challenge...
Johnson Victrola Museum
 What made this project difficult is that there was a lot riding on the system functioning at 100% efficiency. The Johnson Victrola Museum houses phonographs, recordings,...
Hall House- Governor's Mansion Guest House
In 1790, the Governor’s Mansion Guest House, also known as Hall House, was built in the capital of Delaware. Now, in 2016, the basement of the historical house is having...
Sealing a Crawlspace in Smyrna, DE
This homeowner called in with an interest in the Turtl crawlspace entry well. Before calling DryZone, the homeowner took a look under the home and discovered some effervesence...
Church in Concord with a broken foundation
When we first inspected the Mount Calvary AME Church in Concord (Seaford, DE) with a severely broken foundation it was clear that it needed some kind of supports under the...
Total Case Studies: 35

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