Ohio State Waterproofing
365 Highland Road Macedonia, Ohio 44056
Ohio City, OH 44056
US Phone: 330-467-1055

Author: Ohio State Waterproofing

Houses of any age move and shift subtly over time, and the weakest area in a wall is the most likely to crack. A wall is constructed with vertical studs that extend from floor to ceiling. It is right to be concerned about your health and the possible effects of chemical compounds introduced to your […]

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Most basement foundation walls—even if they are brick or block walls—can be saved. The most common cause for foundation walls bowing in is saturated clay soils in the backfill. This often occurs when gutters are left unattended and rain water spills over them, or downspouts drop right next to the foundation. Repairing bowed basement walls […]

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Many homeowners understand the importance of having runoff water from their roofs guided away from their foundation. They therefore understand the importance of extending their downspouts as part of basement waterproofing. Downspouts should drain water not less than eight feet away from the foundation. This is far enough to prevent water from collecting near the […]

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Bad drainage is one of the most common reasons for serious water damage in basements. Even if you have taken other basement waterproofing measures such as installing a sump pump and having a waterproofing membrane installed, your basement will still experience issues if the gutters and downspouts are not draining water effectively. There are several […]

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