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Having a Turtl added to your crawlspace entryway is an alternative for a crawlspace entryway that is below ground-level. The Turtl is made from a rigid plastic that will never rot or corrode and is also secure and lockable.
A dirt crawl space gets a makeover at this Georgetown, DE home. CleanSpace Encapsulation separates the house from the earth so the water vapors and humidity level of the crawl space are controlled.
A crawl space in Bethel, Delaware had flooded after Hurricane Sandy. The crawl space had so much water it was about 3 feet high and surrounded the entire crawl space. Once DryZone was able to drain most of the water, we were able to take pictures and begin working on restoring the crawl space itself. After properly draining the water, we had placed the CleanSpace liner down and installed a dehumidifier to keep the crawl space nice and dry.
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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.
This home in Dover had a slab that was in need of lift. When a slab settles especially around the house. It can cause major problems for the homeowner. Water can be directed towards the home and can cause foundation issues, crawl space or basement water seepage, and further settlement of the soil around the house. A innovative fix to this is using the PolyLevel Injection Foam. This way the homeowner didn’t have to rip up the slab and cause little disturbance or inconvenience to the homeowner.
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.