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PolyLevel Raises Back Porch in Kalamazoo Home Sale

PolyLevel Raises Back Porch in Kalamazoo Home Sale

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Our customer called having recently sold his home and needing to fix one glaring issue - the back porch. The porch had sunk about 1 1/2 inches, which was evident in the gap it left between the siding and concrete. He needed the repair to be completed before they closed on the house at the end of April, and we luckily could oblige.

Using the PolyLevel injection system, we were able to raise the porch all the way back to its original position, eliminating the unsightly gap as well as the high step up into the house.

SilverGlo and CleanSpace Take on Mold in Kalamazoo, MI

SilverGlo and CleanSpace Take on Mold in Kalamazoo, MI

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As you can see in the before photo, this Kalamazoo, MI crawl space had definitely seen better days. So much moisture was leaking in, it was causing the wood foundation to rot. And only making matters worse is the fact that moisture and organic material – like wood – are two of the prime ingredients for mold growth. To put a stop to the moisture leaks and give the crawl space some much-needed protection from mold, the crew installed our Energy Savings Package.

The package comes with two products perfect for the fight against mold and moisture: CleanSpace Vapor Barrier and SilverGlo Wall insulation. Our CleanSpace Vapor barrier is exactly what the name implies, a plastic liner that won’t permit entry to moisture or water vapor. The liner is not only impenetrable to moisture, it’s also made of inorganic material, meaning mold can’t grow on it. While CleanSpace protects the crawl space floor, SilverGlo Wall insulation will keep out any moisture that tries to enter through the walls. The panels were attached in front of the previous block walls and will also help regulate temperatures throughout the home. This crawl space can now say goodbye to mold and moisture for good.

WaterGuard Intercepts Water From Leaky Basement Walls in Kalamazoo, MI

WaterGuard Intercepts Water From Leaky Basement Walls in Kalamazoo, MI

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If you’re like the owners of this home in Kalamazoo, MI, and experience water in your basement when it rains, it’s time to call in the professionals.

It’s likely that your basement would benefit from a drainage system to eliminate and prevent a wet basement. WaterGuard, a patented subfloor drainage system, might be your best bet. Often times most drainage systems are placed alongside the footing, and get clogged with dirt the second that water leaks from the walls. WaterGuard, however, is an efficient, long-lasting piping system that’s installed on top of the footing, this way wet dirt can’t enter. This pipe collects water from any wall leaks and leads to a large drain outlet to the sump pump.

Installing a drainage system around the inside of your basement intercepts any water before it can get to the center of the room, keeping the space dry and usable. 

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Basement waterproofing experts in Kalamazoo, MI

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The finished product - a sump pump we installed in Kalamazoo.

Positioned along the Kalamazoo River, Kalamazoo, MI is home to around 75,000. Like the rest of Michigan, the city is known for heavy precipitation in the form of snow in the winter and rain in the summer. Ayers Basement Systems can help homeowners in Kalamazoo overcome the negative effects of this much water because some of it may eventually end up in their basements. In business since 1981, we have the basement waterproofing solutions to restore your basement to a dry, safe area in your home.

Signs of a basement water problem

  • Wet or damp basement floor or standing water
  • Leaking or damp basement walls or windows
  • Crystalline deposits on concrete surfaces
  • Musty odors, condensation, and humidity
  • Sump pump issues

Is your basement wet, humid, or musty? Ayers Basement Systems uses products to resolve all of these issues. Our sump pumps, drainage channels, dehumidifiers, and other products make up a complete waterproofing system to keep your basement dry - and we have a line of products that works in crawl spaces, too. We also offer waterproof floor and wall coverings, high-strength washer hoses, and water heater rings.

All of our basement waterproofing solutions will provide many benefits for your home. A dry basement will not grow mold or promote structural decay, keeping your home clean and safe. This also means that you'll be more able to use your basement space for things like storage or laundry, adding value to your home. And if any kind of emergency arises, you'll feel good knowing that you have the preventative measures you need to protect your home from harm.

If you're looking to improve your basement with a basement waterproofing system in Kalamazoo, Ayers Basement Systems is the company to call. Schedule a free estimate with us today!

High-quality foundation repair in Kalamazoo, MI

Foundation repair in Kalamazoo, MI

This stair-step crack in a Kalamazoo property indicates foundation settlement.

As a homeowner, foundation issues like small cracks in exterior walls or sticking windows and doors may not seem like that big of a deal. But over time, your foundation will only continue to settle, exaggerating the unsightly and hazardous cracks around your property and potentially leading to issues like bowing walls, detaching chimneys, and sagging floors. Additionally, no one wants to buy a home with a faulty foundation. Unless you're sure you'll be in your current home forever, you will need to repair it.

Save time and money by acting sooner rather than later. Ayers Basement Systems specializes in a wide variety of foundation repair products and solutions for local homes. Some examples include foundation pier systems, wall anchors, wall braces, and many more. Our fully trained and certified technicians will choose the best solution for your home and explain the entire process to you. As an authorized Foundation Supportworks dealer, all of these products are proven and fully warrantied.

You'll be rewarded with a return on your investment and peace of mind in your home when you work with Ayers Basement Systems for your foundation repair or basement waterproofing needs. Contact us today to schedule a free estimate in Kalamazoo, MI or areas nearby!

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Sometimes when a customer contacts us, they have a long checklist of things they want to repair or improve in their basement, and sometimes...
Stabilizing
John contacted us with a steadily progressing problem in his basement. Over the years, the walls had developed cracks, which had slowly developed...
Finished
Mike H. noticed large puddles of water gathering around the base of his basement walls. With the basement finished and used as a main living area,...
Job Stories From Kalamazoo, MI
Leaning Foundation Walls in Kalamazoo, MI

We sent a system design specialist out to this home in Kalamazoo because the foundation walls had horizontal cracks and it seemed as if the wall was almost tipping inward. Our system design specialists do a complete inspection inside and outside the home to ensure we offer the best advice and solution. After inspecting everything and talking it over with the homeowner, we both decided that our GeoLock Wall Anchor System would be the best fix to the cracking foundation.

GeoLock Wall Anchors are connected to earth anchors that are embedded into the soil out away from the foundation. The most unique benefit to Wall Anchors is their ability to be tightened over time which gives the wall the best chance at straightening back to its original position. Wall anchors can fix very severe bowing and leaning walls. They also solve the problem once and for all so no more worrying about your weakening foundation.

Leaking Basement in Kalamazoo, MI is Resolved with WaterGuard

These homeowners purchased the home three years ago and have had some water issues in the last couple years. At first it was just some water in spots that was about an inch deep but in the last year there were times the basement filled with standing water. Water in your basement can be your worst nightmare, it causes mold, ruins carpet and drywall and is such a pain to get out. 

The solution for this home was to install our WaterGuard system. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that works with a sump pump to pump any water that comes in from the floor and walls outside. We offer a few different styles of sump pump to fit your needs and budget. 

Kalamazoo, MI Home with Sagging Concrete Porch

In Kalamazoo, a home had a concrete slab on the porch that was sagging down away from the house. The homeowner hated how it made the house look because it is right at the front of the house. They called us to install our PolyLevel technology so that their porch could be level again. PolyLevel is a polymer injection foam that we blast into the concrete slab to level it out and make it even stronger than ever before.

PolyLevel worked to raise and level out the concrete slabs while dealing with the weak soils below that were no longer able to hold the weight of the home above. We drilled multiple small holes into the concrete slabs in order to inject them with a polymer material that expanded to lift and level out the concrete. Once injected, the system only needed about 15 minutes to fully cure and the slabs were then stabilized and lifted to their proper level, and stronger than ever before. Now, this homeowner will not have to worry about this ever again.

Resovling Bowing Walls in Kalamazoo, MI

Jim noticed horizontal cracks running through his basement walls. This is usually the first symptom of bowing walls, they start off small but increase with size as the soil exerts more pressure on to the wall. The pressure on the walls can come from  various causes including water saturating the soil, frost, and expansive clay soil.

We installed CarbonArmor in Jim’s basement. CarbonArmor is substantially stronger than concrete and 10 times stronger than steel. It is specifically designed for basement walls.The flexible design allows for CarbonArmor to contour tightly against the wall. It’s low-profile design allows for installation around tight spaces and in between obstacles. It can be concealed with paint for a nice and clean finished look in your basement.

Is your foundation stable? If you're dealing with cracks or bowing walls, contact us at Quality 1st today for your FREE estimate! We have the solutions for you!

 

Kalamazoo, MI Home Has WaterGuard Installed to Prevent Standing Water

This customer called us because the walls in his home had stains and there were a couple cracks in the corner. Both of these are signs that water is coming through. It's best to prevent massive amounts of standing water from intruding your home then to ignore the signs. This home was built in 1922 and there was no sump pump installed.

Our team of experts had our perimeter WaterGuard system installed to collect the water that was coming through and direct it to the sump that we also installed. We went with our SuperSump sump pump which has an airtight lid and an alarm to alert you if levels ever get too high for the pump.

Carbon Armor Fixes Cracked Wall in Kalamazoo, MI

This customer called us because there was a crack in their basement wall, going vertically down almost the entire wall. The walls are made of concrete and there were no noticeable signs of water but we wanted to fix the crack before a serious problem occurred. Carbon armor is a very strong material that is almost impossible to stretch. Cracking is usually a sign that the wall may begin to bow if it hasn't already. The carbon armor straps will prevent any further cracking and from making sure the wall doesn't end up bowing. 

WaterGuard Installation in Kalamazoo, MI

John P. of Kalamazoo, MI dealt with water leaking into his basement for quite some time. The house was built in 1964, it was starting to show. 

We had a solution for this water issue, though: the WaterGuard French drain system. The drain rests below the basement floor and above the foundation footing, collecting water that seeps into the basement from the walls. Once this water is gathered, it is redirected to the sump pump to be pumped up and out of the home.

PolyLevel Raised and Leveled Uneven Slabs in Kalamazoo, MI

Mary and Alex E. contacted us because the stairs leading to their home were starting to sink and pull away from the home. They also had a slab in their driveway that was settled and severely cracked. They were looking for a reliable solution that would raise the slabs and prevent them from sinking again in the future.

For both the driveway and the stairs, we drilled multiple holes into the slabs in order to inject specialized polymers underneath the concrete to lift and level out the slab. Once injected, the polymers expanded to immediately raise the slabs to their proper level. They are extremely dense to lift and level the concrete but lightweight enough to address the weak soil below that caused the heavy slabs to sink in the first place. We also used the NexusPro joint sealer to seal off the large crack in the driveway to prevent it from shifting even further.

Smelly Crawl Space Saved by CleanSpace

Tom is the oldest son in his family and he took it upon himself to get something done about the terrible odor coming from his father's crawl space. An addition to the house was built on top of the crawl space and the crawl space has been smelly for years! Thankfully for Tom and his father, we were there to help.

For this project, we installed out patented CleanSpace crawl space encapsulation system. CleanSpace is a 20mm thick plastic lining that is sure to keep the elements out of a crawl space. This means that no dirt, cold air, or water -- which can induce mold growth and unpleasant odors -- will be able to get into the crawl space. And as an added bonus, the CleanSpace material is made with anti-microbial properties that act as a secondary protection against mold growth.

Bowed Kalamazoo, MI Wall Stabilized With CarbonArmor and PowerBraces

This 75-year-old home had a bowed basement wall with multiple cracks all the way down the middle. We installed the CarbonArmor and PowerBrace systems to completely stabilize the wall and hopefully help pull the wall back to its original position. To install the CarbonArmor straps, a special epoxy resin was painted onto the wall at the location of each strap in order to adhere the system to the wall. Steel brackets were then installed to further hold the wall and straps in place. The PowerBrace system used steel I-beams that were installed in the ground at the base of the wall and to the joists above the wall. Once secured and tightened into place, the beams immediately stabilized the wall and prevented it from shifting any further. Both of these systems work to potentially straighten the wall over time.

Sinking Concrete Slab in Kalamazoo, MI

Mary T. from Kalamazoo, MI had a sidewalk that was sinking. This created a tripping hazard and an unattractive appearance. She gave us a call to remedy this problem.

Sinking slab? No problem. We used our patented PolyLevel injection foam to lift the slab back to its original position. This process is fairly quick and non-intrusive, as well. We drilled holes smaller than the size of a penny into the slab to inject the PolyLevel and then filled then once we were finished. Voila!

WaterGuard Fixes Wet Basement in Kalamazoo, MI

Thomas T. in Kalamazoo, MI has a house that previously was a rental. It had a chronically wet basement and he was preparing to sell the property and needed this problem to be addressed -- he gave us a call.

To solve this problem we went with our trusty WaterGuard French drain system. WaterGuard has been tried and tested innumerable times and is very popular for water issues in basements. WaterGuard rests below the floor and above the foundation footing, collecting water that leaks into the basement through the walls. After we install the system, we cover it up with a fresh layer of concrete, making the project barely visible.

Bowing Wall Repaired in Kalamazoo, MI

John T. out of Kalamazoo, MI had a wall that was beginning to bow out. The wall was right next to the driveway of his, and he worried it would cause some issues. He was right -- a bowing wall can inflict serious damage on a home and on a family if they are inside the home when the wall collapses. 

To solve this issue, we installed our patented PowerBrace wall repair system. PowerBrace uses steel I-beams that attach to the joists above the wall to give support to tilting, buckling, or bowing walls. They even have the power to potentially bring the wall back to its original position. With this installment, John and his family can now be safe in their home. 

WaterGuard Saves Wet Basement in Kalamazoo, MI

Maggie M. in Kalamazoo, MI dealt with water in her basement that kept her worried 24/7. Its a brick home and basement, with the basement finished. She just had waterproofing done and she has water in her basement once again. 

Our solution? WaterGuard. Our patented WaterGuard French drain system rests below the floor and above the foundation footing, collecting water and directing it to the sump pump. Once WaterGuard is installed, it is barely noticeable because we cover it with a new layer of cement. No more water problems, no extra space taken up! 

Water Issues Solved in Kalamazoo, MI

Connie H. from Kalamazoo, MI dealt with a lot of water problems before she called us. There were three rooms in her basement that had water in them and she didn't know where the water was coming from.

In order to eliminate the water entry in her basement, we installed our patented WaterGuard French drain system. WaterGuard rests below the basement floor and above the foundation footing, collecting water and redirecting it to the sump pump. The sump pump we installed for Connie is our patented SuperSump premier sump pump system. SuperSump provides total protection and works perfectly with the WaterGuard system. 

Water Returns After DIY Fix In Kalamazoo, MI

Mark had a crack in his poured concrete walls that was leaking water. He put plaster over the crack in hopes that the water would stop. Unfortunately, it didn't work. Over time, the crack resurfaced and began to leak again. Mark needed a permanent solution for his basement to protect the carpet and trim from being ruined. FlexiSpan was an excellent solution for him. A dry well a few gallons in size was dug out beneath the crack. The well was filled with drainage stone and then concrete was replaced over top, aside from a small gap along the base of the wall to allow water to flow into the well. The crack was then sealed as first line of protection and then our CleanSpace moisture barrier was installed on the wall, floor to ceiling, around the crack. The system allows water to seep in and flow down the wall inconspicuously behind the CleanSpace material. The moisture flows down into the dry well and returns safely to the soil without puddling or harming any of the building materials or posessions in Mark's basement. The problem is now permanently solved.

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Rental Property Supported By New SmartJacks In Kalamazoo, MI

Jennifer called us after buying what was supposed to be a rental property but before it could be rented out, she had to deal with the elephant in the room. The floors were not right. They were high in some places and low in others because the jacks in the basement were not doing what was needed to ensure a level floor throughout. She wanted an economical fix so that her income property didn't become just a money pit. Our team led by Project Foreman Ty Azevedo came in and installed SmartJacks and additional support beams in the areas that needed to be lifted. The SmartJacks were installed by first removing a cube of soil below the jack and then filling the hole with compacted stone. The footer plate for the jack was then layed on top of the stone and the jacks were put in place. This process ensures that the load from the floor above is transferred deep down to competent soil so that the jacks will stay in place and reliably support the home for years to come. The jacks are also adjustable and provided a great opportunity to lift the floors to their original position. Jennifer can now rent the home out and start making some extra income rather than just paying on a home that's sitting vacant with wonky floors.

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FlexiSpan Saves Two Rooms in a Kalamazoo, MI Basement

Water had been leaking into Robert’s basement repeatedly. It seeped through the foundation walls and puddled in two different areas: the bathroom and the room next to it. Water would leak through the wall that connected the two rooms and then flow down to the ground. There was an old window well in the same area that had been filled not too long ago and Robert thought that was what had caused the problem. The flooding was a huge threat to the finished basement, so Robert was ready to do whatever necessary to stop the leaks.

The crew’s solution was to install the FlexiSpan system. FlexiSpan is a two-layer drainage system that blocks water from entering the basement and carries the seepage to a drain well at the foot of the wall. Installing the drain well is the first step of the process. To do so, the crew had to excavate the cement floor and put in the drain. The first layer of FlexiSpan plugs the leaks and the second creates the drainage route. Above the FlexiSpan system, the crew also put in cinderblocks to replace the block windows that were thought to be the cause of the past leaks. Robert's walls should be completely protected from any future seepage.

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CleanSpace Wall System Stops a Leaking Basement in Kalamazoo, MI

Emily’s partially finished basement had been leaking for a long time. She was pretty sure the water was coming from a well pit outside. Unfortunately, knowing the source of the problem was no help to her. 12 years ago she had a contractor come out to address the same problem, but all they did was cover the leaks up with an unreliable sealant. The “silly putty sealant”, as Emily referred to it, had done very little to help with the leaking water. In fact, after one recent storm, she spent the entire next day vacuuming out water. Emily knew she had to do something about the leaking basement if she hoped to sell the house one day, so she gave us a call.

Instead of trying to make another seal like Emily's previous contractor, we provided the basement with a moisture barrier and a perimeter drainage system. The moisture barrier, CleanSpace Wall System, will escort water down the inside of the barrier to a perimeter drainage system at the foot of the wall. CleanSpace is a moisture-impenetrable liner that won’t allow water to pass through. Moisture will instead trickle down the wall to the floor. The WaterGuard system sits in the floor and wall joint of the basement to catch that water. Any water in the system will then be directed to a SuperSump for discharge out of the home. When Emily finally decides to sell her home, she won’t have to worry about those leaks again. 

Keeping Out Water by the Gallon in a Kalamazoo, MI Basement

Carla and Alan had recently found that water would come into their basement during heavy rainstorms. They were worried that there was an issue with the foundation walls and didn’t know what to about it. It was a huge problem because part of the basement was finished and the water really damaged it. In fact, after one particular heavy storm, Carla and Alan emptied out 30 gallons of water. Once that happened, they knew they needed a solution and gave us a call.

Our system design specialist visited Carla and Alan in Kalamazoo, MI and assessed the situation. He determined that the best way to keep water out on a permanent basis was with a perimeter drainage system, sump pump, and two window drains. When the crew arrived, their first step was excavating part of the foundation floor to make room for the perimeter drainage system, WaterGuard. WaterGuard sits in the floor and wall joint to collect any rainwater that came in through the walls. A lot of the rainwater was also coming in below the basement windows. After the perimeter system was in place, the crew attached two duct drains below the windows that would lead water to the WaterGuard system. To make sure that Carla and Alan wouldn’t have to go through another ordeal like before, the crew gave them our most reliable sump pump system: the TripleSafe system. The TripleSafe discharge lines lead to a Lawnscape outlet in the backyard. With a full waterproofing system like this, Carla and Alan won't have to worry about water in their basement ever again.

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Foundation and Waterproof Protection in Kalamazoo, MI

Diane had done everything she could think of to waterproof her basement. When the leaks first started to happen, she assumed it was collected rainwater pouring down her roof and falling from the gutters. But after she replaced the roof and gutters and the leaks continued to happened, she was more confused than ever. Since Diane had done everything she could think of to stop the leaks, she called Ayers to have a professional come take a look. Our system design specialist took a trip out to Kalamazoo to see what he could find out about the situation. He was able to determine the leaks were groundwater coming in. Not only was the water leaking into the basement, the pressure was causing the walls to bend them inwards. Diane’s basement would require a waterproofing and foundation solution to stop the groundwater from taking over her foundation.

The first step for the crew was installing a perimeter drainage system, so the water could be captured and disposed of. The drainage system was installed under Diane's foundation at the foot of the wall to catch water as it leaks down. To aid the water on its way to the drainage system, the crew installed rigid plastic BrightWall panels over the poured walls. The panels were snapped into place in front of the walls to create a barrier between the leaking wall and the rest of the basement. Once in the drainage system, the water will be pumped out by a SuperSump sump pump. With new walls in place, it was time for the crew to stop the bowing motion. They did so with the PowerBrace system. Consisting of steel I-beams and special bracket attachments in front of the walls, the PowerBrace system prevents furthering bowing by halting any movement of the wall. They can even be tightened to help push the block walls back to their original position. Diane's basement shouldn't trouble her again with both a waterproofing and foundation system in place.

Drying Out a Damp Kalamazoo, MI Basement

Corey and Yolanda gave us a call because they were tired of their damp basement. The sink and washing machine had been hooked up wrong and were causing all kinds of leakage into their Kalamazoo, MI home. Add in an unreliable sump pump and their problem was the perfect recipe for disaster. Our system design specialist took a trip out to draw up a system that would solve their problems.

First up for the crew was installing a laundry lift station that would pump water out of the sink and washing machine in the correct way. Once the water was pumped into the discharge line, it needed somewhere to go. Since the previous sump pump wasn’t going to cut it, the crew replaced it with our most dependable system, the TripleSafe sump. The TripleSafe has two different backup pumps that will guarantee all of the water in the basement is pumped out, even in conditions like serious flooding or power outages. The water that was being pumped out would be deposited in Corey and Yolanda’s backyard by a LawnScape outlet, giving them a fully protected and dry basement.

Basement Waterproofing Job in Kalamazoo, MI

In only two days, Ayers Basement Systems was able to transform Carl's damp, musty, and moldy basement into a dry, usable space.

Carl's basement was having trouble draining water properly, and instead it would just build up inside his basement space.

Ayers Basement Systems installed WaterGuard inspection ports, a WaterGuard XL drainage system leading to a LawnScape outlet and a 4" IceGuard all easing the strain on the SuperSump sump pump system. The Supersump is designed to pump the water from the basement out through the drainage lines to the drain in the yard, where the water safely distributes throughout the space provided outside.

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Basement Waterproofing Job in Kalamazoo, MI

In only two days, Ayers Basement Systems was able to transform Carl's damp, musty, and moldy basement into a dry, usable space.

Carl's basement was having trouble draining water properly, and instead it would just build up inside his basement space.

Ayers Basement Systems installed WaterGuard inspection ports, a WaterGuard XL drainage system leading to a LawnScape outlet and a 4" IceGuard all easing the strain on the SuperSump sump pump system. The Supersump is designed to pump the water from the basement out through the drainage lines to the drain in the yard, where the water safely distributes throughout the space provided outside.

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Eliminated Basement Water Problems in Kalamazoo Home

Homeowners often suffer from too much water in their basement because it has nowhere to go. Scott S. had that problem and realized he could rely on Ayers Basement Systems for a solution. 

Ayers installed a TripleSafe basement sump pump with both a WaterGuard and WaterGuard XL drainage system and LawnScape outlet to properly drain the water from the basement when there is a flood or heavy rainfall. They also installed an IceGuard.

The job was completed in two days under project foreman, Skyler. This foolproof system will allow Scott's basement to remain dry, usable, and healthy for many, many years.

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Eliminated Basement Water Problems in Kalamazoo Home

Homeowners often suffer from too much water in their basement because it has nowhere to go. Scott S. had that problem and realized he could rely on Ayers Basement Systems for a solution. 

Ayers installed a TripleSafe basement sump pump with both a WaterGuard and WaterGuard XL drainage system and LawnScape outlet to properly drain the water from the basement when there is a flood or heavy rainfall. They also installed an IceGuard.

The job was completed in two days under project foreman, Skyler. This foolproof system will allow Scott's basement to remain dry, usable, and healthy for many, many years.

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Kalamazoo Major Basement Makeover

Betty suffered from the usual wet basement problems most homeowners do. However, Betty's approach to a solution was made easy by Ayers Basement Systems.

In six days, Ayers team of basement waterproofing and finishing professionals were able to totally transform Betty's basement. They added DryTrack within the floor to help with water drainage, along with a LawnScape Downspout Extension and extra discharge line to further help the water drainage. After that, they were able to apply BrightWall paneling system to the walls, making them neat, clean and bright and finally Sandstone Gray Floor Tiles that tied the whole look together.

Betty project was finished on December 6th. She finally has a finished basement that is dry and usable for many years to come.

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Kalamazoo Major Basement Makeover

Betty suffered from the usual wet basement problems most homeowners do. However, Betty's approach to a solution was made easy by Ayers Basement Systems.

In six days, Ayers team of basement waterproofing and finishing professionals were able to totally transform Betty's basement. They added DryTrack within the floor to help with water drainage, along with a LawnScape Downspout Extension and extra discharge line to further help the water drainage. After that, they were able to apply BrightWall paneling system to the walls, making them neat, clean and bright and finally Sandstone Gray Floor Tiles that tied the whole look together.

Betty project was finished on December 6th. She finally has a finished basement that is dry and usable for many years to come.

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Work Requests From Kalamazoo, MI
N Park St in Kalamazoo
The floor in the bathroom is slanting downwards, and getting worse. The floorboards look old and possibly water damaged. When you go into the basement there is a large gap that runs from the bottom of the wall to the top that you can see outside. Just moved in and worried about the state of the house.
N Crooked Lake Dr in Kalamazoo
We have standing water in crawlspace, present drainage system not working
Hillcrest Ave in Kalamazoo
I bought a new home, and I close in a couple weeks. One issue I found was with the driveway. A portion of it is sunken, and it is allowing water intrusion into the basement. Need that corner of driveway near house to be raised/repaired.
Hutchinson St. in Kalamazoo
We have been getting some moisture in our basement and would love someone to come out and give us an estimate for waterproofing. Thanks! Nikki
Stuart Avenue in Kalamazoo
I live in a historic home and am experiencing settling of floors. We had an engineer inspect things a year ago, and it seems we have insufficient supports in our basement. I'd like to find professionals to install supports as needed and help us level or at least mitigate further damage, especially since some doors and windows are being affected by the shifts.
Orange Meadow Lane in Kalamazoo
Crack in basement wall (poured concrete) behind the breaker box, leaking quite a bit with the recent rain fall.
Winddrift Ave in Kalamazoo
I have a couple of spots in my driveway that have sunken and should be raised up. I would like someone to stop by to review the extent of the work and provide a quote.
S Rose St in Kalamazoo
We are trying to sell our home and an inspector found some foundation displacement. An engineer came in and determined that we have to have a tie back system installed. We should have a full report from the engineer Friday afternoon. We can get you a copy then but thought we would at least get on your schedule for an estimate.
Oakland Dr in Kalamazoo
When it rains hard water leaks into the garage.
Greenfield Ave in Kalamazoo
I need to repair the crawl space of my house
Rockford Dr in Kalamazoo
I have concrete front steps that have collapsed and water leaking into the basement.
Sweet Cherry Ln in Kalamazoo
Looking for an estimate for raising driveway and front walkway
Minor Avenue in Kalamazoo
Need a diagnosis and a repair estimate for our foundation ... little sinking going on. Also interested in options for basement work. Thanks
Parkwood in Kalamazoo
After large rains we get water leaking in out basement
HAFLINGER CIR in Kalamazoo
Looking to possible repair/update current egress window
Wild Meadow St in Kalamazoo
Need to raise 1 sidewalk section due to settling
Reycraft Drive in Kalamazoo
Recent basement flooding.
E Cork in Kalamazoo
I recently purchased an older home that has problems with basement and crawl space leaking and crackers in foundation.
Somerset in Kalamazoo
Leaky basement window, windows old and would like to see cost of replacing 4 windows, estimate for windows and/or glass blocks in window wells. Need drainage fixed in window wells.
Arrowwood Ln in Kalamazoo
Water in basement.
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