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Basement Ventilation | Lorain, OH
Foundation, Crawl Space and Basement Waterproofing

Ohio State Waterproofing is the areas premier basement waterproofing, basement ventilation, crawl space waterproofing and foundation repair company. In an area with so many historic homes, it is a good idea to have your home inspected and if needed waterproofed by a professional. Ohio State Waterproofing provides services in and around the metro area, as well as Mentor. Contact Ohio State Waterproofing for a FREE consultation. Ohio State Waterproofing has provided quality service with over 80,000 successful waterproofing and foundation repair installations and satisfied customers since our inception in 1978. Ohio State Waterproofing’s philosophy for success is to provide honest, courteous and guaranteed service to every customer. Our reputation reflects this. Our well-trained waterproofing technicians are dedicated to complete customer satisfaction. This is achieved through fast, efficient processes as well as teamwork throughout this organization. You will always find a friendly representative willing to meet your needs at Ohio State Waterproofing. We are a full-service company that handles problems ranging from patching cracks to rebuilding basements. In addition, we hold three patents related to waterproofing that makes us unique in the industry. These patents and our experience allow us to be able to do what every other waterproofer can do, but no one else can do what we do.

Facts About Lorain

Lorain, Ohio, in Lorain county, is 25 miles W of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is situated in northeastern Ohio, along Lake Erie at the mouth of the Black River. It’s part of the Cleveland-Elyria metropolitan area. The Lorain Works steel mills employ thousands of people and the harbor also provides numerous jobs. The municipality has a diverse population. The city was named for a French province. The city was established in 1807. It was originally known as Charleston. The arrival of the railroad was the stimulus for the construction of the local steel mills. The numerous steel mills in the city have been in operation since 1895. A portion of them are still in operation. People moved to Lorain from various regions of the country in order to work in the steel mills and at the flourishing shipyards. In 1924 a powerful tornado damaged a large portion of the city and killed numerous people. The city includes a vast number of parks for outdoor activities. The paths at Longfellow, Oakwood and Central parks are popular for walking and bicycle riding. Century Beach attracts residents and visitors. Lorain Harbor is enjoyed by bird-watching enthusiasts. The Lake Erie area is popular for outdoor recreation and includes several scenic beaches. Kayakers enjoy the Black River and Lake Erie. The picturesque Lakeview hosts several triathlons and marathons. Residents enjoy the activities and professional sports teams located in nearby Cleveland. Lorain County is overwhelmingly rural, with only seven percent of the county deemed to be urban, but most residents earn their livings by working in manufacturing, sales, or service positions. Farming ranks eighth. Some county residents also earn their livings on Lake Erie, working in the city of Lorain’s harbor, sending products across the Great Lakes and around the world. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, steel was a major industry in Lorain County. The county’s average income was approximately 25,700 dollars per person in 1999, with 10.4 percent of the population living in poverty.

As of the census of 2010, there were 64,097 people, 25,529 households, and 16,368 families living in the city. The population density was 2,707.9 inhabitants per square mile (1,045.5/km2). There were 29,144 housing units at an average density of 1,231.3 per square mile (475.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 67.9% White, 17.6% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 8.3% from other races, and 5.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.2% of the population. There were 25,529 households of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.1% were married couples living together, 21.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.9% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.09. The median age in the city was 36.8 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 13.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

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