As a Senior System Design Specialist for Erickson Foundation Supportworks, I am dedicated to helping homeowners solve issues their home’s face with structural stability, waterproofing, and radon mitigation. As a local member of the community living in Windham NH, it is my personal mission to provide the homeowners I work with, safe and stable homes. I am fully trained in all aspects of foundation repair science and look forward to assisting you with your next project!
This home in Leominster, MA had sagging floors and a dirty, dusty crawlspace. The floors and beams were stabilized with SmartJacks, and the dirt floor in the crawlspace was covered with Cleanspace vapor barrier.
This homeowner in Nahua, New Hampshire had a crack in their foundation. The crack goes through both inside and out. Senior Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa came to the home and inspected the crack and proposed a solution. Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his crew came to the home and sealed the inside and outside of the crack.
This homeowner in Burlington, Massachusetts had concerns of high radon levels and needed to get a test completed at their home. Design Specialist Kyle Jamerson confirmed the high levels with a CRM machine, and proposed a design for a Radon Mitigation System. Crew Lead Branden Edwards and his team installed the Radon Mitigation System into the home and effectively lowered the unhealthy levels of radon to below 4.0.
The foundation of this home in Woburn, MA was built on and within ledge rock. Over time, soils moved and the walls were shifting and cracking. With so much ledge, there were few options available for repairs. However, PowerBraces were the perfect solution, along with pouring a new, reinforced wall to contain and enhance the system.
This homeowner in Woburn, Massachusetts had their insurance company come out and tell them that they need to fix a crack in their foundation. They called Erickson Foundation Supportworks because we had done some work for them in the past.
Michael LaMalfa was the Design Specialist on this project. He designed an effective solution to a cracked and bowing foundation wall. He proposed Geolocks to stop the wall from bowing. Then, pour a secondary auxillary wall to reinforce it entirely, as well as dress it up a bit.
The before pictures show the wall had bulges from its bowing. The after picture shows what it looked like after the auxillary wall was poured.
This homeowner in Litchfield, NH had a crack in their foundation that needed to be sealed. The homeowner didn't want any water entering through the crack and making it a bigger problem than it already was. They called Erickson Foundation Supportworks who had done work for them in the past.
Michael Lamalfa a Design Specialist at Erickson Foundation Supportworks went to the homeowner's house and looked at the crack. He inspected the crack and figured out a plan of attack for the team lead to come in and fix the issue. Scott Crandall was the team lead on this project and he and his team were able to seal the crack.
The before and after photos show what the crack looked like before and what the finished product looked like.
Overall the homeowner was happy with the results of the crack being sealed. They don't worry about water getting inside anymore.
This seasonal cottage on Cobbetts Pond in Windham, NH was suffering from sagging floors, settlement, and unstable soils. Water was constantly running down a hill toward the home and the lake just beyond it. As water flowed through the soil beneath the home, the concrete piers and wood posts settled over time. The home needed more permanent stabilization if it was going to last.
Erickson Foundation Supportworks installed EZ Post helical piers around the perimeter of the home. SmartJack columns were also installed beneath to replace concrete piers and rotten wood posts.
This homeowner in Windham, NH, has a finished basement where their daughter and her boyfriend live. Recently they had a radon test performed in their basement and found that the radon levels are between 4-9 pCi/l. When they got these test results back they moved their daughter and her boyfriend into the main living area until the issue is resolved. Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa proposed that the homeowners install a radon mitigation system. Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team installed the radon system into the home to return the radon levels in the basement to safe levels.
These photos are in the crawlspace of a home where the ground was shifting, which resulted in the home sinking 1.5". The before photo shows the old column that needed to be replaced. The after photo views the new SmartJacks that were installed to stabilize the home forever.
This homeowner had concerns with the supports in the crawlspace. The floors in the home were sagging and noisy, and the supports in the crawlspace were old, rusted, and unreliable. A number of SmartJacks were installed by Erickson Foundation Supportworks, as well as some reinforcing steel i-beams.
A homeowner in Exeter, New Hampshire had water in their basement. The homeowner called Erickson Foundation Supportworks to take a look at their basement to see if they could repair where the water was entering.
Michael LaMalfa a Design Specialist at Erickson Foundation Supportworks went out to this homeowner's home to investigate the issues they were having. Michael recommended that they seal all the cracks along the floor and the walls in the basement. Then a Crew Lead from Erickson Foundation Supportworks came in with their crew and sealed all of the cracks in the basement.
You can see in the before picture that there are watermarks on the concrete but none in that same area in the after photo. Also in the after picture, you can see the area where the edges of the floor and parts of the wall are sealed.
This homeowner was concerned with the concrete slab which supported the fuel tanks beside his house. Over time, the slab was sinking, and so the tanks were unlevel and unstable. This before and after highlights how PolyLevel successfully leveled and stabilized the concrete slab. The only other alternative would have been to remove the tanks, pour a new slab, and replace th tanks again. The PolyLevel solution saved this customer lots of time and money.
A condominium on Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, was experiencing a myriad of foundation issues. The foundation was cracking, shifting, and falling back into a marsh. Senior Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa came to the condo and examined all of the units and the surroundings of the building to gauge what repairs the building would need. He proposed that the first action item would be Geolock Anchors along the back wall and sides of the building.
Crew Lead Spencer Ladd and his team came and drilled through the concrete in each of the 10 units garages to install Geolocks from the back wall to the trench in the garage. A large galvanized metal plate is put on each side of a metal rod that is drilled between the trench and the back wall to hold things in place.
Over a span of two and a half months, the crew installed a few different foundation securing devices.
This homeowner in Rochester, NH wished to install a raodn mitigation system. A portion of the basement floor was exposed crushed stone. In order for the system to operate effectively, this section needed to be permanently sealed. Cleanspace encapsulation was installed along with the radon mitigation system.
This home in Reading, MA was found to have high levels of Radon throughout the home. The homeowner asked Erickson Foundation Supportworks to remove the high radon levels from their home. Our radon specialists installed radon mitigation systems in the home to pull the radon from the home. You can see the before and after pictures of the radon mitigation system.
This home in Manchester, NH had issues with water getting into the basement. With nothing in place to remove the water, the customer became concerned. The homeowner had Erickson Foundation Supportworks waterproof their basement to keep the water out. Look at the before and after photos to see the differences.