A very old home in Georgetown, DE had multiple concrete piers failing. The SmartJack system was installed to replace the old piers and ultimately corrected the bouncy floors.
DryZone donated a crawl space to a Habitat for Humanity home in Georgetown, DE this past week. Everyone in the company volunteered their time to help build it. With the help of everyone's time and effort and a new installation of a CleanSpace vapor barrier, the space was transformed from a muddy crawl space into a dry, healthy and beautiful space. The bright white CleanSpace vapor barrier will help keep the ground water out and save money on utility bills.
This home in Sussex County Delaware is well over 100 years old, as are many homes in the historical towns in lower Delaware. It is a wonderful home above ground and the owners have even been making improvements over the years. When they finished installing the geothermal heating lines, they went down to inspect the work and saw a wet and smelly cellar. This lead them to add the crawlspace and cellar as the next repair on their list. Both husband and wife had been annoyed with the springy floors in the living room and new that something had to be out of the ordinary down there. Once they saw the inspector's photos and solutions, they were excited to get the floors fixed properly. Several SmartJacks were installed to replace the old concrete pillars, many of which had completely fallen over. SmartJacks are sturdy and adjustable, just in case they need a little tweaking in the future.
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This homeowner's sidewalk was dangerous and hard to navigate. When dealing with settling of this nature, the typical response is to either rip up the concrete and replace or to use mud jacking to raise the slab. Ripping up the concrete and be costly and can still have settling down the road. As well it takes time for the concrete to cure and the pathway wouldn't be passable for some time. This is a huge inconvenience for the homeowner. Mud jacking is an old approach to leveling concrete that that is not always reliable and causing a huge mess and clean up. This involves drilling a hole into the concrete and pouring more concrete under the slab.
Rather then using these two approaches, the homeowners chose to use PolyLevel. This is an innovative way for DryZone to lift and level the concrete. Using a 2 part compound, we drill a small, dime sized holes in to the concrete, inject the PolyLevel compound and slowly raise the slab to the desired level. This takes a matter of minutes and is ready for traffic within 15 minutes of curing. Josh Richmond our PolyLevel foreman was able to successfully raise the slabs and create a safe walking area for the homeowners.
PolyLevel injection has so many uses. Similar would be the application used to raise 300 feet of busy Route 1 highway near Middletown and Dover.
When the homeowner of this porch in Ocean View bought their home they noticed the home had a very dangerous tripping hazard. The concrete slab making the front porch of the home dropped just over 1 inch. When the current homeowner talked with the pervious homeowner he said that the slab sank just about a year after it was constructed. In the three years since the current homeowner has had the property, he didn’t notice it sinking it anymore. However, he was still worried about it being a tripping hazard. DryZone’s recommendation is to inject PolyLevel foam under the slab to lift and raise. This will create a long term solution the homeowners problem without ripping up the slab and relaying the concrete. The results are amazing, and now no more worrying about guest tripping over the lip in the porch.
This homeowner stopped in to our Big Red Barn to thank us for the work that we did on his basement. "I just can't believe that it could be that amazing and clean down there. For so long we have been dealing with 2-3 inches of water everytime it rains. Things had to be kept off the ground. Not any more! I can't believe how good my basement looks!"
Carey Milton - Milton DE
This homeowner was looking for a solution to their damp, dark basement. We suggested BrightWall because of the many benefits. Typically in homes we see basements that are painted. The thought is that this would keep the water from enter the space. But all it does is make the paint chip. Adding BrightWall to your basement will guarantee that it won’t come off like paints and sealants. It also directs the water into your WaterGuard or DryTrack System. This creates a clean, dry, space for your basement. Not to mention that the white color of the 3x8 plastic paneling will help to brighten the space, creating an inviting environment. The perfect solution for this homeowner.
The homeowners of this basement in Dagsboro expereinced water in their basement each time it rained. The had to wait until their small sump pump was able to pump out the nearly 3-4 inches of water. Leaving them with a musty basement smell and a huge headache.
Enough was enough, and they made the call to DryZone. After the inspection we suggested long term fixes to address and control the water. First, we needed to install WaterGuard. This will allow the water that is entering the basement to find its way to the sump pump without entering in to the basement and onto the floor.
The next step was to install a new SuperSump. A SuperSump includes a powerful Zoeller ⅓ horsepower cast-iron sump pump, capable of pumping 2,220 gallons of water per hour at an 8-foot head out of the basement.
These solutions will allow for the basement to be dry, all of the time!
This church in Lewes had a number of slabs that had fallen all around the church parking lot. It was an issue that the church had been dealing with for a while. Over time the church board was getting worried about patrons tripping. This was even more worrisome because the average age of the church member was over 60. This could be come a very big issue if some one had tripped and fallen due to the slabs sinking.
It was time to do something about it! The church board contacted DryZone because of their expertise dealing with concrete lifting and leveling. DryZone used PolyLevel to inject under the slab and raise slabs all around the church. DryZone was the right choice for them because it came with a 5 year warranty. They knew that the church and the members would be protected and safe.
This community pool had a major tripping hazard. The community called DryZone at the end of last pool season to inspect the sinking slab. The community was worried about children on the pool deck stubbing their toes and older people tripping and falling. These problems were a major concern of the community board.
DryZone was able to to lift the slab back into place. Raising it over 1 inch. There is no worry that the PolyLevel will dissolve over time because it doesn’t react or break down with water. Not only will the pool be safe from a tripping hazard but will also keep the water safe as well.
The homeowners of this crawl space in Centerville were very worried about the standing water in their crawl space. They knew that the longer they had a water under their home the bigger the problems. Contacting DryZone was their first step. They had head about the company from a neighbor who had used them in the past for basement waterproofing.
Our Designer Derek came to their home and inspected their property and helped create a solution that would work best for their home and their budget. The best solution for them was to install HydroLink, Drainage Matting, Clean Space, and seal all the doors and vents. The dried out the space with a dehumidifier that drains into the TripleSafe Sump Pump.
In Milton, Delaware, a homeowner by the name of Janet Isaacs contacted DryZone becasue they were concerned with their sinking concrete. This sidewalk was causing tripping hazards because one level of the concrete was not at the same level as the other side of concrete.
Instead of contacting someone to redo the entire sidewalk, Janet contacted DryZone to come up with a different solution. We came to Janet's home to inspect the property and sure enough we saw the sinking sidewalk and knew just the right solution to lift the sinking concrete.
At DryZone, we use a installer called PolyLevel, which is injected into holes in concrete to lift the sinking slab. During the process, our PolyLevel team will make holes smaller than a penny and inject the PolyLevel foam into the hole. This injection causes the sidewlak to rise back to the appropriate level.
Now the homeowner is satisfied with the outcome of the sidewalk and no longer worries about tripping hazards and stubbed toes!
The Crumpton, MD pool deck is in need of some PolyLevel lifting. The concrete has started to sink and the homeowners are nervous about their friends and family around this tripping hazard. DryZone came to inspect the property for a free no-obligation inspection and came up with a solution for the homeowners. With DryZone's Polylevel injection, the sinking slab will raise back to its desired level.
In Still Pond, MD the homeowners would like to encapsulate their crawl space. DryZone is known for their professional crawl space encapsulation service, which is why the homeowners decided to call DryZone. Our team installed a water drainage mat, interior CleanSpace liner on the floor and walls. Look at the difference in the crawl space pictures! DryZone is proud of the work we do in crawl spaces. We love to please our homeowners and give them the dry and clean crawl spaces they have wanted.
The Still Pond, MD basement needs DryZone to install a SuperSump pump! The homeowners are experiencing water damage in their basement and they do not want the problem to continue. They contacted DryZone to come to the property and inspect the basement. After our team saw the water damage, we knew the homeowners would need a pump!
The homeowners are very satisfied with their basement now. Especially since the water is not damaging their basement anymore.
In every crawl space, the moisture in the air should be under control, water should not be a problem, and mold should not grow. In Rock Hall, MD this was not the case. The homeowners wanted to make a change, which is why they called DryZone. DryZone installed a dehumidifier, water drainage mat, and interior CleanSpace wall and floor liners. Now that is what a crawl space should look like! We are glad the homeowners are satisfied with the new area under their home.
The homeowners in Galena, MD are concerned about their crawl space and the foundation that is holding up their home. They contacted DryZone about their concerns and our team came to help solve the problem. The SmartJack® Crawl Space Stabilizer is an adjustable supplemental support system used for sagging crawl spaces.
After the installation of the SmartJacks, the homeowners are pleased with their foundation and do not have to worry about sinking foundation anymore.
The sidewalk and stairs at this beautiful home in Betterton, MD are starting to sink and the homeowners need help on how to fix this problem. They contacted DryZone looking for a solution. We introduced PolyLevel to the homeowners and they were pleased with the results of their sidewalk and stairs. Look at the beautiful concrete leading to this home!
The concrete sidewalk in Woolford, MD has already started sinking and the homeowners are concerned about the dangerous hazards the concrete may cause the homeowners. DryZone injected PolyLevel foam into the sidewalk to raise the concrete back to the desired level. No more worries for these homeowners!
The crawl space in Hurlock, MD started as a nasty crawl space filled with water and mold, this is when the homeowners decided to contact DryZone. After contacting DryZone, our team came out for a free no-obligation inspection and suggested we encapsulate the crawl space.
What an awesome crawl space encapsulation!
Moisture, mold, and water are common problems DryZone finds in crawl spaces. This crawl space in Fishing Creek, MD has this exact problem. The homeowners contacted DryZone to encapsulate the crawl space and take away the moisture, mold, and water that was ruining the area. Now, the homeowners are at peace because they know their crawl space is in great shape!
The homeowners in Warwick, MD wanted a crawl space that would not cause them troubles for the rest of their home. For example, the musty smell of mold and strong moisture. These are not the only problems in the crawl space, the insulation has started to fall and the crawl space door needs to be replaced.
Homeowners in Rising Sun, MD are experiencing several problems in the crawl space. DryZone was contacted by these homeowners to encapsulate their crawl space and make the area dry and clean all of the time.
From the pictures, you are able to see the difference between the moldy and dirty crawl space compared to the dry and clean crawl space. What a shocking difference DryZone made for these homeowners!
The crawl space in Rising Sun, MD has strong moisture, musty smells, and is causing the homeowners a headache because they are worried about the damage that could occur to their home. Mold is dangerous to not only people with allergies but to homes as well.
After DryZone encapsulated the crawl space, the homeowners no longer smelled musty stenches or felt moisture in the crawl space.
A typical crawl space has a thin 6-millimeter sheet of plastic on the dirt ground with falling insulation and debris. Why keep your crawl space this way? Instead, you can contact DryZone to encapsulate the area and turn your crawl space into a dry and moldy free area!
These homeowners were extremely happy and now have peace of mind knowing their crawl space is dry and will not cause troubles for them in the future. Especially on rainy days!
In Perryville, MD the crawl space is filled with water and the homeowners are concerned that the area will only get worse. DryZone was contacted by the homeowners and we knew exactly how to solve this problem! The pictures of the crawl space encapsulation demonstrate what an awesome job the DryZone team did for these homeowners!
Encapsulating your crawl space has many benefits. First, your crawl space will be clean with no debris on the ground. Second, the entire area will be dry because a dehumidifier will control the moisture in the air. Lastly, the water drainage mat, TripleSafe sump pump, and CleanSpace will assure that the crawl space is dry and clean all of the time.
The homeowners in Colora, MD would like to encapsulate the crawl space because they are experiencing moisture and mold. DryZone is the expert for crawl space encapsulations! Our team has been trained to install sump pumps, dehumidifiers, water drainage mats, and interior liners. All of these products keep the mold and moisture out!
Why is moisture a problem for your crawl space? The answer is simple, moisture creates mold. If mold is growing on the wood in the crawl space, you have a problem. If it's a white mold, it's usually a surface mold, but this is a sign that humidity levels are extremely high in the crawl space.
If there is black or brown mold in your crawl space, structural damage is occurring, which means contacting DryZone is an immediate action! DryZone will take care of the mold issue and encapsulate the crawl space and all the problems with the crawl space will be gone.
When it comes to health, most people would put that as a number one on their priority list. Well, DryZone does as well but when your home looks like this Bethel, DE crawl space then you are not in great shape. Putting your health first means keeping your crawl space clean and dry, which includes encapsulating the crawl space.
DryZone knows how to keep your health as a number one priority.
The homeowners in Frankford, DE were experiencing issues with their crawl space. DryZone was contacted by these homeowners to encapsulate their crawl space and take away all their water issues. The water drainage mat and interior liner were installed as well as the TripleSafe sump pump to keep the crawl space dry.
The homeowners in Lewes, Delaware are experiencing problems with their front porch. There is a significant amount of sinking for the front porch.
After DryZone injected the PolyLevel into the concrete porch, the slab rose to the desired level. Now the homeowners do not have to worry about tripping hazards or an ugly eyesore.
DryZone was contacted by homeowners in Bear, DE about their concrete sidewalk. They were experiencing a tripping hazard because their concrete stairs were sinking in one area and not the other. DryZone came out to inspect the property and saw the issues these homeowners were having. Right away we suggested our PolyLevel foam injection, which simply lifts the concrete to the desired level. Now the homeowners no longer need to worry about tripping, stubbing their toe, or having an ugly eyesore for their guests to see.
The pool deck in Selbyville, Delaware needs PolyLevel foam! The concrete around the pool is sinking in areas. The homeowners are concerned about their family and friends safety around the pool and they do not want to worry about these issues any longer.
DryZone injected the PolyLevel foam into the concrete slab and now the homeowners are happy with their pool deck.
Experiencing a sinking concrete sidewalk may become frustrating between tripping hazards and having an ugly eyesore for friends and families to see. The homeowners in Milford, DE are experiencing these issues and they want DryZone to come out right away and help them with their concrete sidewalk. DryZone suggested PolyLevel and the homeowners were impressed with the idea and the outcome of the foam.
The homeowners in Rehoboth Beach, DE are experiencing sinking concrete on their front porch. The concrete stairs are no longer leveled with the front porch and the homeowners are concerned about their friends and family tripping. With DryZone, the concrete slab was raised with the PolyLevel foam and the homeowners no longer needed to worry about tripping.
The store front in Bridgeville, DE is experiencing sinking concrete issues. This is a serious tripping hazard for customers that are trying to enter or exit the store. Instead of having a safety issue, DryZone injected PolyLevel foam into the concrete to raise the sinking slab.
Now the concrete is at the right level and the customers safety is in good hands.
The homeowners in Milton, DE are experiencing sinking concrete for their sidewalk. They no longer use their sidewalk for their front door and would like to see a change. DryZone was contacted by these Milton, DE homeowners and our team came out to take a look at the issue. Right away we saw the sinking concrete and knew that PolyLevel foam would be the best solution for them. DryZone injected the foam and the concrete immediately rose back to the desired level.
The concrete sidewalk leading up to this Ocean View, DE home is experiencing issues. Instead of the concrete levels staying the same, there are areas of sinking concrete slab. The homeowners are nervous about their guests walking on this sidewalk because of the dangerous tripping hazards it may cause. DryZone was contacted to lift the sinking concrete slabs with PolyLevel foam.
The homeowners in Milford, DE were experiencing cracks and sinking concrete on their driveway. They were concerned with these cracks becoming worse and they wanted this problem to be taken care of right away! DryZone came out to the property to inspect the problem and right away the homeowners knew PolyLevel was the best solution!
The homeowners in Lewes, DE are tired of the appearance with their concrete driveway. DryZone came to their Lewes property and saw the issues they were having with the sinking slabs. Our team knew right away that this problem could easily be solved with Polylevel foam injection.
The homeowners are extremely happy with the decision they made and now they have a brand new looking driveway without tearing apart the concrete.
The Preston, MD homeowners are concerned with their crawl space and their number one request is for DryZone to encapsulate the area and install a dehumidifier, sump pump, water drainage mat, and interior CleanSpace liner. Now, their crawl space is fully encapsulated and the debris and moisture are no longer an issue. We are glad these homeowners chose DryZone before the problem grew worse. The best idea for a homeowner is to plan ahead and take away any chance for error in the future. Protecting your investment is one of the best decisions when it comes down to making smart decisions. Planning ahead may be difficult for some people but when you see the benefits of choosing DryZone, there is no hesitation on investing in your home.
These homeowners are extremely pleased with the outcome of their crawl space and the peace of mind that they now have.
A crawlspace with fiberglass insulation is not in better shape than a crawl space without because the insulation begins to fall just as you see in these images. The moisture in the crawlspace is extremely powerful and the insulation absorbs the moisture but when the insulation is filled it begins to fall down, which creates the debris and mess in the crawl space. In Marydel, DE, the crawl space needs the insulation, debris, and moisture to be taken care of. DryZone helped these homeowners by removing the insulation and installing a condensation pump to keep the air dry.
The homeowners in Greenbackville, VA are concerned with their moist, moldy and damp crawl space. The last thing these homeowners want is to worry about the problems under their home. Luckily, they decided to call DryZone after they saw what a disaster their crawl space looked like. DryZone suggested encapsulating the crawl space and installing a dehumidifier, TripleSafe sump pump, water drainage mat and interior CleanSpace liner. Now the homeowners are in perfect shape with their home and they do not have to worry about any more issues especially under their home.
Brighton Suites is a popular hotel located in Rehoboth Beach, DE. There are hundreds of people that walk on the sidewalk by the hotel every single day. The last thing the owners of Brighton Suites want is for someone to injure themselves on their property. This would not only hurt customers but also the company. Luckily, the owners agreed that this was a huge concern for their company and they wanted to lift the concrete without causing traffic or scaring their customers away. DryZone had the perfect solution for this hotel, which was the PolyLevel foam injection. Not only is this a perfect solution but especially in this situation, because Poly is a quick project and has a 15 minute cure time. There is no reason why a company and/or homeowner would not want to use the foam injection to level their concrete slabs.
Millie T. noticed that her sidewalk was sinking. The sinking sidewalk caused a crack which resulted in a tripping hazzard and an undesired appearance in her sidewalk. She received a card and brochure about DryZone from her son in law and contacted Team DryZone to see what could be done.
Dereek of Team DryZone arrived at her home and investigated the issue. He recommended to quick solution to her problem being PolyLevel. Shortly after, Josh of Team DryZone and his crew came and took care of the problem right away. "The whole operation is amazing" was the observation of Millie T., the homeowner.
This crawl space was in rough shape. Standing water caused a humidity issue that was impacting the home in several ways. The most obvious effect of the water and high humidity was the drooping and degraded insulation which had to be removed. Even more disturbing was the growth of mold along the floor joists. This humidity and mold growth can contribute to illness in the people who live in the home.
The project took several days to complete as there were many steps involved: removal of insulation, Mold-X application and the installation of Clean Space and humidifier. Team DryZone came and removed the damaged insulation and floor debris. We also applied Mold-X to the floor joists which removed the stains from the previous mold growth and also helped prevent future mold growth. Clean Space with Drainage Matting and Clean Space Pier Wrap helped prevent underground water seepage. The final touch was a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier which will control humidity going forward. The project took several days to complete as there were many steps involved: removal of insulation, Mold-X application and the installation of Clean Space and humidifier. The result is a beautiful and safe crawl space and happy homeowners!
This wet crawlspace was in bad shape. The existing sump pump could not keep up with the water coming up through the ground. Team DryZone arrived on the scene and installed the efficient TripleSafe pump which has two different pumps working in concert with a third pump which has a battery back up. This sump pump is primed to take on all that nature throws at it. The next phase of the installation was the HyrdoLink Drainage System and CleanSpace liner. The final touch was the installlation of the SaniDry CX dehumidifier. These items willhelp protect this home for years to come from the water and humidity encroachment.
Originally, these homeowners wanted to enter a contest that DryZone was having giving away a free crawl space encapsulation. once the homeowners took a look at their crawl space and assessed the situation, they knew that they did not want to wait for the contest to conclude. They went ahead with the encapsulation and we are glad that they did. They had standing water and a dryer being vented into their crawl space. This led to humidity levels which were at 75%. Team DryZone came in and installed a SaniDry dehumidifier, CleanSpace liner and even installed a new dryer vent for these happy homeowners!
This home had a the type of crawl space "protection" that we see quite often. Thin plastic haphazardly placed throughout most of the space had begun to wear and was not protecting the home from ground water encroachment or the allergens that can often come into a home from the soil. These homeowners needed their home to be a safe and healthy environment for the years to come. This is when Team DryZone came to the rescue. We were able to impeccably install 20 mil Clean Space liner over the top of the drainage matting. This combination of materials will protect this home from the allergens within the soil. To further protect this home from humid conditions which can encourage microbial growth, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier was installed. This homeowner can rest assured that their home is protected and healthy from the ground up with the help of Team DryZone.
These homeowners knew that their crawl space was bad. The odors and standing water were a clear message to them that they had a problem on their hands, they just didn't know what to do about it. One day, a conversation with their neighbor helped them see clearly what they should do. Their neighbor had been struggling with similar issues but called DryZone. The difference that DryZone had made in the neighbor's crawl space was exactly what these homeowners were looking for.
A call to DryZone was all it took to get a free crawl space inspection. This inspection revealed the full truth about the impact that this crawl space was having on their home.
The inspector from DryZone encountered VERY high humidity levels, both in the air and in the wood of the home. The exterior humidity on that day was 74% while the crawl space humidity was nearly 81%. But that isn't the worst of the story. Continuous high humidity in the air was impacting the wood joist which help up the home. The wood humidity read a shocking 29.1%! This is double what it should be! Thankfully, DryZone had the right solution at just the right time.
The HydroLink Drainage system in tandem with the TripleSafe Sump Pump will control that standing water for the homeowners for years to come - even during storms! The TripleSafe provides efficient water removal during normal water incursion, while the additional pump kicks in during heavy rainfall events. CleanSpace with Drainage Matting, along with blocking the vents and of course, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier will keep the air, and the wood, nice and dry.
These homeowners are enjoying a much improved living environment. High humidity can damage homes and health and we are glad that they had a good neighbor to show them the best solution was a call to DryZone.
Crawl spaces can be damp places. This dampness can impact the air quality in your home and the longevity of the structure of the home. One way to combat this is with the installation of a dehumidifier in a conditioned crawl space. DryZone takes care of that installation from beginning to end, even the elctrical work. This homeowner was thrilled to not have to hire a seperate electrician to run the necessary GFI outlet to power the dehumidifer. Our Master Electrician was quick to the scene along with out dehumifier installation team. This homeowner can rest easy knowing that their crawl space is well taken care of by the total package treatment that DryZone can offer.
We all know when you see a problem, you probably SHOULD fix it. That was the case with a customer in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Multiple cracks on their basement walls started to leak and their sump pump was on its way out. This existing customer knew exactly who to call: DryZone!
Through the inspection process, we were able to see that the windows were also in need of replacement, along with the wall insulation. We sealed the multiple cracks with Flexispan, installed EverLast Window Inserts, removed the wall insulation and installed the CleanSpace Wall System, replaced the sump pump with our SuperSump Plus and installed a SaniDry Sedona humidifier.
Not only did we fix a huge problem that would be costly down the road, but the customer could now use the basement for storage without the worry of water damage to their belongings.
Concrete problems don’t get better with time and ignoring them don’t make them go away. But concrete problems will get better with us!
That was the case for this homeowner in Ocean View, DE. She was ready to finally get her cracked, uneven and unsafe driveway lifted and leveled.
Using our PolyLEVEL, we were able to level out the driveway, making it safer for the customer and her guests. With the NexusPro Joint Sealant, we were able to protect further cracking and sinking for years to come. This customer called in later ”highly impressed with Elder and Chip's diligent work, the way he answered all of her questions respectfully, and cleaned up after himself". She then went on to say that her driveway looks so much better that her neighbors are cheering. She has not seen quality work like that in a very long time.
What a difference a day makes for a homeowner and their home!
Encapsulating and protecting your crawlspace isn’t just for older homes. This soon-to-be homeowner made sure to choose DryZone to protect their custom built home to save their investment for life.
With the CleanSpace Encapsulation System and a SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifer, this homeowner will not only save his large investment for decades but ease his mind of worry of the unknown. A Win-Win!
Sounds like a lot right? Well that’s exactly what our DryZone team encapsulated at a condo complex in Lewes, DE near Love Creek Marina.
In a week, our dream team encapsulated with CleanSpace including wrapped piers, installed SaniDry Sedona dehumidifiers, and installed Hydrolink Drainage Systems.
Worried about future mold growth and humidity, this builder chose DryZone to ensure a mold free and moisture controlled crawlspace to protect these homes for good.
Not only have we helped numerous homeowners in this complex, but DryZone built a great relationship with another business in the area! Local companies helping local companies!
This homeowner knew who to call when they found some floor "bounce" in their living room.
With a call to DryZone, we were able to inspect and find out there were some issues that needed fixing! We installed SmartJacks and a supplemental beam to lift the above floors back to their original position. Not only would it support the home, but it would reduce that floor "bounce" the homeowner noticed!
This couple in Selbyville, DE had more than they bargained for underneath their home. When inspected by a DryZone Design Specialist, they found mold in the insulation, on the ground covering and on the wood! If not treated, mold can create a really big problem for your home and your own health.
Besides irritating people with asthma and mold allergies, studies show that prolonged exposure to mold can actually cause asthma! Yikes!
If mold is left untreated, it could also lead to serious rot and decay of wood supporting your home, which can cost even more of an expense down the road.
By encapsulating your crawlspace with CleanSpace and controlling the humidity with a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier, this crawlspace can be kept dry and mold free, protecting this homeowner's investment.
The more you worry, the less peace you have. We all know this is a very true statement, but why do we hold off on something because we are worried about the outcome? Is it the possible problem or the possible financial burden?
Most of us haven't been in our own crawlspace of our home. Most of us have never needed to "check things out". But what's really down there??? If your worry about having an issue is taking away your peace, you can call us to check things out for you! Here at DryZone, we want to help as many homeowners as possible in the Delmarva area.
When you work with us, we will send you a packet of information on crawlspaces before we even meet with you. When we arrive at your home, a System Design Specialist will go under your home and inspect everything from the ground to the walls to the floor beams. They will check for water damage, mold, check the relative humidity and check for any rot. After they inspect the crawlspace and take measurements, they will meet with you and go over what they suggest for the best crawlspace fixes for your issues, if any. And the best part of setting up an appointment is it's free with a same day estimate!
Isn’t it better to know than not know what’s going on down there? It could be free and clear of problems or it could need a little help!
If the financial burden of a crawlspace fix is your worry, we do have some financing options that you can be eligible for.
We are here to help YOU, the homeowner, protect your investment for as long as you live in the home. Let us alleviate the worry of the unknown!
In Bethany Beach, DE, we installed a beautiful granite-like polyaspartic floor coating underneath their beach home to give it a fresh new look!
The surface is first prepped using an industrial grinder. Then, cracks and surface damage are repaired. After this step, the base coat is applied. Decorative flake is then aggresively broadcast over the surface. Once this sets for some time, the excess flake is taken off and a clear top coat is applied.
Not only is this coating highly abrasion and chemical resistant, it won't yellow or peel, and it's installed in 1 day!
Helical Piers are a type of steel pier that can be used to permanently stabilize your home. These can be installed from the exterior or the interior of your home and help close cracks and improve operations of doors and windows.
Using these was a necessity for this homeowner in Ocean View, DE. Their chimney started cracking in several different places and was in need of some stabilization. Helical piers permanently stabilize foundations without maintenance, reach greater depths than other options, are made of galvanized steel and will not rust, and are concealed from sight.
So long chimney problems!
This family in Bridgeville, DE was in need of additional space for toys, games and family movie nights. With a call to DryZone, we were able to remodel a space with our Total Basement Finishing System!
Not only is this space being used for family game nights and movie nights, but it's also being used for distance learning during the day!
This home in Millville, DE had a few cracks underneath their home that needed attention! With the help of us, we were able to seal the cracks with FlexiSpan, which seals the cracks and provides a built-in secondary repair strategy in case the seal fails.
Now, these wall cracks are sealed and if any water ever gets past the seal, it drains down into the drywell!
This homeowner had no idea that they had mold issues under their home until our System Design Specialist went out to take measurements and pictures of their space!
If not resolved, mold and moisture can create havoc on your crawlspace, which will eventually lead to water damage and even rot issues under your home that will be more expensive to fix over time.
With a CleanSpace encapsulation, a TripleSafe sump pump, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier, any water or humidity will be controlled and taken out of the crawlspace, decreasing the possibility of mold and moisture affecting floor joists, insulation and the foundation of your home.
After seeing us at a home and craft expo this fall, this homeowner in Frankford, DE decided to see what was going on in their crawlspace. The homeowner never thought to check underneath their home for signs of water or the effects of moisture.
After DryZone inspected their space, they found out that mold and moisture had affected some of their floor joists.
We installed our CleanSpace crawlspace liner with a condensate pump and a dehumidifier to help keep water out and control any moisture underneath the home. We also ran a 20 foot discharge pipe outside from the home to a LawnScape outlet, where water can escape out and away from the home.
We also installed a sister floor joist underneath the home to stabilize the floor because of the water damage that occured from an uncontrolled crawlspace.
Now this homeowner can worry less about the effects of moisture underneath their home and feel protected!
This homeowner in Seaford, DE was sick and tired of worrying about their valuables possibly getting wet any time it rained or snowed. Frustrated about what to do, they decided to call DryZone to see their options in basement waterproofing.
For this particular basement, we installed WaterGuard around the perimeter of the basement to drain any water collected into a SuperSump Plus and then out and away from their home. We also installed a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier to collect any water through the air, which would then be pumped out through the sump pump as well.
Now this homeowner can use their basement without the fear of major flooding and their belongings being damaged!
This homeowner had no idea what was in their crawlspace! When our System Design Specialist checked it out, they found tons of water and debris.
Our DryZone team came in to save the day! We removed the excessive debris, created more air movement by removing some cinder blocks in between two areas, installed SmartVents and fully encapsulated their whole space with CleanSpace liner.
With a TripleSafe sump pump and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier, this crawlspace is ready to prevent moisture and mold!
This homeowner had enough with tripping in their driveway. With a call to DryZone, we were able to take a look at all the problem concrete and find a fix! With PolyLevel, we were able to lift the concrete back to its original location and then use NexusPro joint sealant to seal the cracks once and for all!
This homeowner in Greenwood, DE gave DryZone a call to fix their moisture problem underneath their home. The moisture was affecting the air in their home and heightening the family's allergies.
We encapsulated the crawlspace with CleanSpace liner, installed a TripleSafe sump pump and installed a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier.
All of these things will help decrease mold spores and allergens within the home, making it overall better for the family!
This homeowner in Rehoboth Beach, DE had a full CleanSpace encapsulation with a TripleSafe sump pump and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier installed. Now this homeowner can worry less about their home and spend more time enjoying it! If you are interested in protecting your investment, give us a call to schedule an appointment!
This homeowner in Rehoboth Beach, DE needed a little help filling a void in their driveway. The ground was settling under both the asphalt driveway and the concrete slabs and was causing a corner pool effect when it rained. Unfortunately, we couldn't do anything about the asphalt driveway, but we were able to fill the void underneath the concrete slab using our PolyLevel foam!
This nice couple in Lewes, DE was in need of some concrete lifting on their front walkway. Unfortunately for them, the stairs started to move because of the soil underneath it! We were able to lift the slab that the stairs sat on so that the stairs were level again. We also lifted a few more areas of the front walkway slabs to prevent tripping.
This homeowner in Rehoboth Beach, DE had so much water in their crawlspace they needed it pumped out before we even started evaluating it.
With 2 TripleSafe sump pumps installed, CleanSpace liner and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier, this crawlspace will be controlled and water won't create a swimming pool!
There are some things in life that shouldn't be put off. This homeowner knew that not having their crawlspace dealt with would affect his whole home sooner or later.
With a call to DryZone, he found out that he had a lot more moisture than what is normal and that it was starting to create mold on the wood underneath his home.
We encapsulated his crawlspace with CleanSpace crawlspace liner, installed a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier and installed a TripleSafe sump pump to collect all that water and send it out of the crawlspace for good!
This homeowner in Milford, DE kept getting water in their basement every time it rained. After finding us online, they gave us a call to see what could be done!
After reviewing their space and noting where the leaking was, the System Design Specialist suggested that the best way to get the water out of the basement is to install WaterGuard around the perimeter of the space which would then drain into a sump pump. We installed a TripleSafe sump pump, which includes three sump pumps in one!
With these two things in place, any water that comes into the basement from the walls or floors drains into the perimeter drainage system, into the pump and then out through a discharge pipe into their yard, away from their home.
Now this homeowner can utilize their basement alot more and be able to store their precious items without any worry of them being damaged.
After living in their home for over 20 years, this couple was ready for some remodeling to update their home and have more space for their grandchildren.
With a free estimate, they found out about our Total Basement Finishing System and our WatrGuard system to keep their basement safe from water and looking great!
Standing water in this Lewes crawlspace alerted the homeowner they were in need of an encapsulation. After getting a look at the home, the DryZone inspector noticed the vents were open and allowed humidity and rain water to come in.
This home received a full encapsulation including removal of old insulation, CleanSpace, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. Now the home is protected from water damage.
After noticing a musy smell in her home, this Dagsboro homeowner knew something was wrong in her home. When she took a look around, she noticed her crawlspace vents were open and water was present.
A DryZone representative came to the home and noticed some wet and hanging insulation as well as a thin plastic vapor barrier. After removing the debris, DryZone installed a thick CleanSpace to protect the foundation and a dehumidifier to control the climate underneath the home. Once they were installed, vent covers were added to ensure water and any pests were unable to enter the crawlspace. Not only does the home smell better, but is now protected from further water damage.
This Milford homeowner called DryZone after noticing significant sinking of their concrete pool deck. They noticed whenever they spent the day at the pool, people were tripping over sidewalk steps that were lower than they used to be.
DryZone recognized the sinking slabs and injected some PolyLevel beneath the surface to gently lift the slab to the appropriate height. After lifting, the seams between the slabs were sealed to prevent water from penetrating and causing sinking.
Brian called DryZone after seeing photos of crawlspace encapsulations. He stated he would like his crawlspace to look as clean and bright as the ones he had seen online. After a free inspection, the inspector noticed some debris and a ripped vapor barrier.
DryZone then wrapped the crawlspace in CleanSpace in order to enclose the walls and floor. In order to drain out any ground water, a TripleSafe Sump Pump was also installed with a drainage pipe to the outside of the home. Finally, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier was added to protect any exposed wood from collecting moisture.
Liz M. detected a musty smell in her newly purchased home. She told her real estate agent and they recommended her to call DryZone for a thorough inspection. After the Design Specialist went underneath the home, he discovered multiple areas that held droplets of water that caused mold growth.
In order to prevent the mold growth, DryZone needed to curb the moisture and make the crawlspace a controlled environment. In order to control the environment, DryZone sealed off the entryway with an EverLast Crawlspace Door and wrapped the walls, piers, and dirt floor in CleanSpace. After sealing off every corner of the crawlspace, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier was installed with a condensate pump to remove any additional moisture.
After noticing the tile floors cracking in his Lewes home, this homeowner called DryZone with some foundation concerns. A Design Specialist from DryZone went underneath the home and noticed significant floor sagging underneath the floors due to high moisture in the crawlspace. It was recommended to the homeowner that SmartJacks be installed with a support beam to lift and level the sagging floors. The crew also installed a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier to protect the wood from further water damage.
John C. was in search of an encapsulation company for his crawlspace. A Design Specialist came to the home and did a thorough inspection to see what could be done to improve his home from underneath.
John received a full encapsulation that included sealing the vents to prevent outside air and humidity from coming in. With a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier and TripleSafe sump pump, the crawlspace was protected from further water damage.
David M. reached out to DryZone after noticing a smell coming in through his crawlspace. He had begun realizing the smell mostly occurred on rainy days when large amounts of water came into the crawlspace.
A design specialist form DryZone realized the standing water and high humidity had caused mold and mildew marks on floor joists and support beams. In order to properly remedy the smell, the crawlspace had to stay dry. DryZone installed CleanSpace vapor barriers around the beams and walls to isolate the crawlspace from the outside air. Then, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier was installed to control the environment and reduce any smells. Now the home is dry and has no standing water smells!
This Lewes, DE homeowner called with some concerns about his crawl space. He had never gone underneath of his home on his own but he wanted a reputable company to take a look and see what improvements could be made. A DryZone Design Specialist inspected the crawl space and noticed high humidity along with standing water.
The best solution for the homeowner was a full encapsulation. The entryway and vents were completely sealed and wrapped in a CleanSpace vapor barrier to prevent outside humidity from entering. Then, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier and a TripleSafe sump pump were added to keep any moisture that entered at a low and safe level.
This Seaford, DE homeowner purchased an older home with hopes of improving the house. However, when it came to improving the crawl space, she decided to call the experts.
A DryZone Design Specialist inspected the crawl space and noticed some water damage due to recent flooding. DryZone installed some drainage matting and a vapor barrier to redirect ground water to a TripleSafe sump pump. To complete the encapsulation, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier was installed to control the environment under the home. Now the foundation is protected!
This homeowner called DryZone after seeing significant staining on their basement walls. The staining on the wals was caused by high moisture and effervescence coming through the block foundation. As a solution, DryZone knew the walls had to be covered to prevent high moisture from damaging the storage in the basement as well as the floor boards above. As a result, water that enters the walls is led downwards to the drainage trench and into a TripleSafe Sump Pump!
This Seaford, DE homeowner called DryZone with some concerns in his encapsulated crawl space. He needed some help to improve the condition his crawl space and reduce high moisture and insect intrusion. DryZone replaced the encapsulation plastic with thick CleanSpace to prevent ripping. Then, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier and TripleSafe sump pump were added to curb moisture and complete the encapsulation update.
After trying to store holiday items in the basement, this Milford, DE homeowner realized the cardboard boxes were holding moisture after a short amount of time. She called DryZone with concerns for high humidity. When a Design Specialist from DryZone came out for a free inspection, the humidity levels were much higher than the homeowner expected! As a resolution, the basement was then encapsulated with CleanSpace and a dehumidifier was added to control the environment. Now, the homeowner has a clean and dry space to store her holiday decor!
High moisture in the crawl space led this homeowner to call DryZone for repairs. After a free inspection, the homeowner learned there were some foundation concerns due to high moisture in the crawl space. DryZone was able to do a full encapsulation after repairing the foundation of the home. Now the house is more secure as well as protected from future water damages.
HVAC systems can cause high moisture when they have condensation or "sweat" on the units and duct work. When a crawl space is improperly sealed, high humidity can cause higher amounts of condensation, which in turn increases humidity more! This homeowner was informed his HVAC system was showing signs of microbial growth due to high moisture. After a free inspection, DryZone sealed the crawl space with CleanSpace and added a dehumidifier to control the environment.
Waterfront properties are always nice to have, except when the water nearby floods into your crawl space. Luckily, DryZone was able to take this home and waterproof the crawlspace to protect it from rainy, flooding seasons. This homeowner called DryZone after years of running a handheld water pump in their crawl space. After sealing the vents and encapsulating with CleanSpace, DryZone added a strong sump pump to drain out ground water and any water that may enter in the rainy season.
Groundwater can put high levels of pressure on basement walls. After many years, this Lincoln, DE homeowner was beginning to notice some horizontal cracks in their basement walls. Concerned for the foundation, they called DryZone to strengthen the walls and waterproof so no more water could intrude their basement. After strengthening the walls with CarbonArmor, DryZone wrapped the walls in CleanSpace to guide water to a trench drain that led to a sump pump. Now, this home is stronger and waterproofed from the inside!
Concrete slabs can sink into homes and cause water to collect. On this front porch, the slab sank and water collected against the wooden door frame. After a couple of storms, the wood started to turn dark and microbial growth started forming. DryZone lifted and leveled the concrete porch and sealed the seams to protect the wood behind it.
Window wells can hold high amounts of water when not sealed properly. Once the well fills too much, it can start to slowly drip into the basement if not sealed properly. This homeowner noticed that her window had a stream of water coming down the wall from her window. DryZone replaced the window and window well to ensure a tight seal and waterproof protection from heavy rainfall.
Spending time with grandchildren is what makes this homeowner's day much better. After some time, the homeowner noticed some high humidity and allergens in the air. To protect her children and grandchildren, and make the home something she could gift to her children in the future, she knew she needed to make the air cleaner and less humid. DryZone's design specialist noticed puddles of dirty water in the crawl space that ended up causing microbial growth on the floor joists. As a remedy for the wet crawl space, DryZone encapsulated with CleanSpace as well as placed a dehumidifier to control the environment and continue protecting the floor joists from moisture. Now the home is safe from moisture damages for many, many years to come
Buying a new home can be a fun experience. However, when this homeowner bought their home, they noticed sticking doors and windows on the first floor. Sometimes they wondered if they would have to cut doors to prevent them from getting stuck. After an inspection report was sent, they were told DryZone could do repairs on their weak foundation. A DryZone design specialist visited the home to see what could be done to fortify the home and prevent the floors from sagging and causing sticking doors. Smart jacks were installed in the short crawl space to hold up the floors and raise them to be level again.
After an unfortunate encounter with another company, this Ellendale, DE homeowner knew he needed an expert to finish their basement the right way. As someone who enjoyed entertaining and wanted a dream movie room, he wanted the finished project to keep his movie equipment safe and dry. A design specialist from DryZone designed a waterproofing system to protect the basement from high moisture coming through the walls. Next, a border of mold-resistant wall paneling was added. To finish the project, a plastic-based wood plank floor was installed. In order to keep the floors dry, a TripleSafe sump pump was installed in the corner of one of the basement rooms. Now the basement and movie rooms are ready for guests to enjoy!
Having a workout room and entertaining space was very important to these homeowners. Not only did they want a space where they could virtually teach yoga classes, but they wanted a large open space for grandkids to play and watch movies. A DryZone design specialist kept all of that in mind when designing their finished basement. Now they have mold-resistant walls, safe for young children, and easy to clean plastic based floors that are easy to remove if needed. This basement transformed in a way that worked perfectly for these homeowners and their lifestyles!
This Seaford, DE homeowner was selling her home when she noticed something that changed all of her plans. A horizontal crack in the basement wall. After seeing the crack, she decided to do a more thorough look around her basement for anything else she might have missed. In the corner of her basement was a puddle of water she had never noticed before. Not only did she have foundation concerns, but now she had moisture concerns that would be a deterrent for potential buyers and would show in an inspection.
She knew she had to find a company that not only would stabilize her home and repair the crack, but also waterproof to prevent future puddles in the basement. DryZone was the perfect company for both of these obstacles. After a free, no-obligation inspection, DryZone designed a perfect plan for her whole basement. After sealing the crack, the basement walls were wrapped in CleanSpace plastic to seal the outside air and further moisture from coming in. Next, PowerBraces were installed to stabilize the home and prevent the bowing of the wall.
After her parents moved into her home, this Greenwood, DE homeowner knew she needed the environment to be safe for them. Unfortunately, her crawl space held high moisture and contained microbial growth. After noticing one too many illnesses, she knew she needed an expert to help improve her air quality. DryZone encapsulated the crawl space with CleanSpace to completely seal out the bad air that came in through the seams. Once the bad air was sealed out, the air inside had to be controlled with a SaniDry dehumidifier. Now the crawl space is properly sealed and the microbial growth has no moisture to feed on to live.
When it comes to remodeling a home, you want to be prepared for any obstacles that come your way. For this homeowner, her first obstacle was uneven and sagging floors that prevented her from installing new flooring. Because of this, she called the experts at DryZone to level and strengthen her floors to keep her remodel looking new for years to come. After investigating, it was determined that high moisture in the crawl space made the floorboard weak and start to sag. In order to properly repair the floor, DryZone knew they had to control the moisture to protect the floors from being weakened any further.
To start, DryZone encapsulated the crawl space to seal out moist air from outside. After encapsulating and controlling the environment with a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier, an I-Beam and Smart Jacks were installed to lift and level the sagging floors. Now not only is the initial problem solved, but as a result, the floor is stronger than ever before!
Energy-efficient is not normally how people describe their crawl spaces. However, with DryZone, encapsulating your crawl space can make your home more energy-efficient. This homeowner already had a vent installed, but wanted something new and improved to work during a flood. Smart Vents are designed to allow in water during high floods to protect foundations from a sudden increase in hydrostatic pressure. Adding a smart vent, however, was only the beginning of protecting this home. In order to increase efficiency, sealing the crawl space from the outside and covering the exposed dirt floor was necessary. How the crawl space is sealed and safe from flood and groundwater damage.
Crawl spaces can be home to a number of allergens and dust mites that cause sickness. For this homeowner, he noticed one too many times his wife would get cold and flu-like symptoms throughout the year. Even when pollen levels were low, she was always sick. After taking a look in the crawl space, this homeowner noticed there was a lot of dampness in the air and microbial growth underneath their bedroom. He knew something had to be done to keep his wife healthy.
After a free inspection, the DryZone design specialist saw falling insulation and spots growing in the floorboards. To reduce moisture, a thick vapor barrier and dehumidifier were added to control the environment.
Standing water and a leaking crawl space entrance made this crawl space a constant pond. Over time, it seemed the ground was never dry and the brick foundation always had water stains. This homeowner needed a solution to keep their crawl space dry and block any leaking water from affecting their foundation in the future.
A crawl space encapsulation from DryZone seals the crawl space away from the outside and protects the wooden floorboards underneath. The water gets drained into a sump pump and forced far away from the foundation to ensure it stays leak-free.
No matter what size the crawl space is, cold air and moisture can enter and affect the home. In the year they owned it, they noticed cold floors and high energy bills and knew they wanted their crawl space conditioned and done the right way. Since the HVAC system was under the home, the only reason he would enter the crawl space was to change filters. After changing the filter, he noticed just how messy and damp the underneath of his home was.
DryZone came to the home to do a thorough inspection and knew exactly what his home needed to be properly repaired. Not only would the crawl space be much cleaner to crawl through for filter changes, but would keep out cold air and moisture that brought their energy bills through the roof!
After purchasing the home, these homeowners were very excited to start their new life in a new area. However, they were not ready for puddles of water in their basement. For a couple of weeks, water in the basement was a minor concern. Once they found microbial growth on the basement walls, the concern began to grow, and they knew they needed some help. DryZone installed a strong sump pump and WaterGuard trench drain to keep groundwater and rain water at bay.
A local antique store noticed sagging floors when a customer pointed out a dip in the hallway. Because this store housed heavy furniture and valuable items, they knew they needed a solution to lift and strengthen the floors. DryZone inspected the crawlspace and took note of high humidity that weakened the floor joists, causing them to sink from heavy-weight items. DryZone installed drainage matting to redirect groundwater into a sump pump while blocking moisture. After this, DryZone installed an I-beam and steel SmartJacks that lift the floor, giving it enough strength to hold furniture and support a constant flow of guests browsing above.
After building this home in the 80's, this homeowner knew he wanted this to be his forever home. It was a project with his father and he wanted to keep the house to remember him by, passing it down to children and grandchildren in the future. However, when the floor started sagging, he worried his forever home was permanently damaged. He called the foundation repair experts at DryZone to help with repairs. DryZone installed SmartJacks under the sagging floor to support and eventually restore the floor back to its original height.
After insulating the walls in her basement, This homeowner called with some concerns about water on the floor. After pulling back some of the insulation, she saw a crack in the foundation wall! Unsure of what to do, this Lewes, DE homeowner called the experts at DryZone to do repairs. To do a proper sealing of this basement crack, DryZone used FlexiSpan to not only hold the crack but to prevent further flooding from happening again!
After noticing a crack on the foundation, this Harbeson, DE homeowner wondered if water was entering his finished basement. After investigating the floor of the basement, he saw some moisture collect through the carpet. Now the concern for the foundation grew, and the concern for a future of mold on drywall grew even more. He called the experts at DryZone to waterproof the crack and protect the foundation. DryZone installed FlexiSpan on the crack and a moisture catch at the bottom. Now the crack is sealed and any moisture intrusion is caught and controlled.
After encapsulating the crawl space, this homeowner started to notice persisting high humidity in their basement. It was soon discovered there was water intrusion around the perimeter of the basement floor where the seam joining the wall and floor was. DryZone installed a DryTrak system that is installed above ground around the perimeter of the basement. Attached to the DryTrak is CleanSpace walls, catching water and leading it to the perimeter drain.
Rainstorms were almost never a concern for this Lewes, DE homeowner. However, after noticing a musty smell in her home, she wondered if anything was wrong after the recent storm. After some research, she learned that water enters your crawl space from underneath and can linger, causing microbial growth on wooden floorboards. She called the experts at DryZone to inspect and give her suggestions for repair. DryZone encapsulated this crawl space completely, blocking out moisture from groundwater and future rainstorms. Now she no longer has to wonder if her home is safe from storms again!
Constant flooding in this basement made this space almost unusable. Because the family wanted to use the basement for storage, they knew they needed a waterproofing system to keep their items safe. DryZone encapsulated the basement with CleanSpace and added a trench drain to collect water coming in. The water is then led into a TripleSafe sump pump and drained outside.
This homeowner called DryZone with the intention of improving their crawl space. DryZone was able to help by encapsulating the crawl space with a CleanSpace liner and adding a Dehumidifier to control the environment.
This homeowner noticed their floor seemed to be uneven. After closer inspection, it is visible that one side of the floor is lower than another side. They called the foundation experts at DryZone to inspect the floors and see what could be done to level and strengthen them. It was clear in the basement of the home there were some cracks and signs of settling that needed to be addressed. For repairs, DryZone installed PowerBraces to level and stabilize the floor.
Because this homeowner did not live in Lewes, DE full time, they did not notice the musty smells coming from the crawl space until they came down for a weekend away. They spent the majority of their visit cleaning and lighting candles to mask the smell, but it never went away. They called the crawl space experts at DryZone to see what was the problem. DryZone noticed a high level of humidity and hanging insulation. On the hanging insulation was some microbial growth, most likely the cause of the musty smell. DryZone added a dehumidifier to the crawl space and removed the wet insulation to protect the floor joists.
This homeowner called DryZone after noticing sagging floors in her kitchen and bathroom. A design specialist from DryZone noticed the sagging floors and saw signs of high moisture in the crawl space. He mapped out a support system in the crawl space that consisted of a supplemental beam and SmartJacks. Now the floors aren't bouncy anymore.
During rainy seasons, this homeowner noticed water coming into the crawl space from the crawl space entry. He knew there had to be a better way to access the crawl space but still have a water-tight seal. He called the experts at DryZone to remove his current crawl space entry and fit him for a Turtl. With a Turtl, he has a water-tight seal and lockable access to his crawl space.
This homeowner noticed some severe signs of foundation settling in their home. They knew they needed a foundation repair expert to help them protect their home. A Design Specialist at DryZone took a tour of the home and saw many signs that were not noticed by the homeowner of the foundation settling. To repair this home, DryZone installed Helical Piers underneath the footing of the home. This gives the home strong support that gently restores the foundation and keeps the home strong.
This homeowner called DryZone to help with improving the humidity in the basement. They use their basement frequently as a gym space and noticed it always felt humid. After a while, they started to worry if the humidity would damage the equipment they used. To reduce the damp feeling in the air, DryZone installed a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier in the basement. Now the homeowner can continue using their gym space and keep their equipment safe!
Foundation problems are often caused by the soil underneath a home settling and this can have disastrous consequences. The smart jack is what you need to prevent this it is designed to solve the problem by spreading the weight out so that more areas of soil will be supporting the house. it can then be raised to correct any leaning within your home and is designed to be bale to withstand large amounts of weight.
When sealing a crawlspace it is important to leave no way for the water to enter easily and to also provide an alternative area for the water to travel to. The main way to do that is with the instillation of a Sump Pump in a low area of the crawlspace which will also remove water from the Crawlspace
This homeowner had made the purchase of her home earlier this year. After living in the home for a little bit, she noticed that her floors were uneven and unlevel and that some of her sliding glass doors were unable to be opened. After getting a different company to look at it, they discovered that the foundation of the home was sinking! That company offered a solution, that was way over her budget and included a lot more than what needed to be done. That is when DryZone stepped in. Our design specialist took a look under the home and found that half of the home has sunk 6 inches! Not only did he find the problem, but he discovered the reason why it was happening, as well as putting a plan together that would fix the issue and stay within the homeowner's budget. The crew went right to work installing 26 helical piers around the side of the house that had been sinking. The team was able to lift the house up 6 inches and save this new homeowners home. You can see in the two pictures the difference in the laser level and how much the team was able to lift this home.
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