John Prince grew up in Berlin, NH and currently lives in Nashua, NH with his wife and two daughters. John earned degrees in Aviation and Management from the Florida Institute of Technology and worked for 8 years in the financial management sector, earning himself four financial licenses along the way.
Looking for a change of pace, in 2013 John went into business for himself, owning a small building and remodeling company, as well as being a property manager. He joined Erickson Foundation Supportworks full-time in 2014 and has since become well experienced in all our foundation repair applications.
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This pool patio was full of cracks due to sinking and settling around its perimeter. We used PolyLEVEL injections to raise and stabilize the patio. It was a much needed repair and the final product looks great.
This homeowner in Concord, Massachusetts had some concerns with the back wall of their garage as it was cracked and bowing out. They called Erickson to find a permanent fix to these issues. Design specialist John Prince proposed Geolock wall anchors to stabilize the wall. Crew lead Josh Provost and his team installed the Geolocks and the wall is no longer at risk of bowing or failing. There are also cover plates over the Geolocks to be a bit more appealing to the eye on the outside of the house in that location.
Before and after look at a foundation wall crack. The crack was behind a finished wall in the home's basement, so drywall needed to be removed in order to access the crack. The foundation crack was sealed with a polyurethane injection, a foam material that quickly expands within the crack and effectively seals it all the way through. On the surface of the crack, an waterproof epoxy, NexusPro, is applied to further protect against seeping water.
This homeowner in Arlington, Massachusetts needed a Radon Mitigation System. They had gotten a radon test done in 2003 and the levels came back at 14 and 16 pCi/l. The pCi/l should be around 4.0 or below.
Erickson Foundation Supportworks, Design Specialist John Prince, was able to come to the homeowner's house and design a radon system for them. After designing a radon system, a team lead, Scott Crandall comes in with their team and installed the radon system in the home. Post-installation, the team checks that everything is working as it should and double-checks that the radon levels have lowered to below 4.0 pCi/l.
The pictures show what the exterior of the house looked like before and after the radon system was installed.
Now that the homeowner has their radon levels back to normal they are now able to do further work in their basement.
Before and after view of a crack seal application in Winchester, Massachusetts. The crack was sealed with a polyurethane foam, which expands and reaches deep into the crack, ensuring it is thoroughly sealed. The surface of the crack is patched with an epoxy sealant called NexusPro. Quick and clean application, this homeowner no longer needs to worry about water seeping in through this crack.
There was also a crack monitor installed over the crack. Should the crack ever grow in size, this device helps monitor the action and track the movement. Such movement usually means the foundation is sinking and settling.
The bump addition on this home in New Boston was settling over time. It was supported by 3 concrete pillars, all of which had failed and were sinking. Our team proposed and installed 3 EZ Post helical piles to replace the concrete pillars. The EZ posts are permanent and will not settle.
This condo complex had structural issues due to bowing walls and sagging beams in the basement. In the first photo, you can see how the wall bows out at the bottom of the wall and the sagging beams at the top. After Erickson Foundation Supportworks completed the job, you can see in the second photo the added PowerBraces and new SmartJacks that were added. With these added features, the wall is now permanently stabilized and won't ever move again.
This homeowner in Stoneham, Massachusetts needed a Radon Mitigation System. The homeowner had gotten their house tested for radon and the levels came back at 27 pCi/l. A normal level of radon in a house is 4.0 pCi/l or less. The homeowner was worried about having high radon levels because they have cancer that runs in their family and didn't want to risk themselves more. The homeowner called Erickson Foundations Supportworks and made an appointment to come out to their house and design a Radon System.
John Prince was the Design Specialist on this project. He was the person who visited the homeowner's home and designed a Radon Mitigation System for their home. Scott Crandall was the Team Lead on this project. He and his team successfully installed the radon system into the homeowner's house.
The homeowner was pleased with how the installation went. They also were relieved that the pCi/l levels were reduced to under 4.
The pictures what the exterior of the house looked like before and after the radon system was installed.
This homeowner in Melrose, Massachusetts had some cracks in the wall and ceiling. They also noticed sloping on the floor on the main level. Design Specialist John Prince came to the home and found that they only have one support in their basement, so he proposed that the homeowners have Smart Jacks installed in their basement. Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team came to the home to install Smart Jacks into the basement and repaired the cracks in the walls.
This homeowner in Methuen, Massachusetts had an issue with their floor sloping. The floor had always been that way for the homeowner. They plan to sell the home soon and decided to fix the sloping on the floor. So they called Erickson Foundation Supportworks for help. Design Specialist John Prince came to the home to inspect the sloping floors. He suggested the floors be repaired by using SmartJacks. The homeowner confirmed that they would like to fix the issue before selling the home. Soon after Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team arrived at the home to install the SmartJacks into the basement to permanently repair the slope in the floor.
This homeowner had a large foundation wall crack in their basement. To effectively seal it, we first injected a polyurethane sealant, which expands as a foam inside the crack. The surface of the crack is then sealed with an epoxy. This two part system is guaranteed to stop any leaks and prevent any water damage. A crack monitor is also installed to help monitor any future foundation wall movement.
A homeowner of 35 years in North Andover, Massachusetts had two radon tests done in their home by Erickson Foundation Supportworks. One test for each basement in their home. The tests came back with a pCi/l reading of 12 and 48 which are high. The homeowner would like to get these numbers below 4.0pCi/l which is the recommended amount.
John Prince the Design Specialist for Erickson Foundation Supportworks was able to design two systems for this home. Scott Crandall was the crew lead on this job and he and his team installed the two radon systems into this homeowner's home. The before and after photos show one of the radon systems that were installed. This one, in particular, was on the side of the house.
After both of the systems were installed the homeowner was very please that the pCi/l was under 4.0.
This homeowner in North Reading, Massachusetts got a test done for radon. The test came back with levels of 9.5 pCi/l, which is above the recommended amount. the recommended amount is below 4.0pCi/l. After seeing the radon test results they knew they needed a radon mitigation system in their basement. They decided to call Erickson Foundation Supportworks and set-up an appointment.
John Prince was the Design Specialist from Erickson Foundation Supportworks that assisted the homeowner on this project. John went to visit the homeowners and observed their home situation. He confirmed that they should get a radon mitigation system in their home. John then designed a radon system specifically for their home. Then Scott Crandall, the Crew lead, and his team turned the design into the homeowner's new radon system.
The pictures show what the exterior of the house looked like before and after the project.
This homeowner in Manchester, NH was looking for a solution to their leaning concrete wall problem. Pressure from soils had caused a crack to form in the retaining wall and continued to push against it, forcing it outwards and into the driveway overtime. Erickson Foundation Supportworks installed 3 GeoLock Anchors along the wall to stabilize it and prevent it from leaning or bowing out any further.
This homeowner in Ipswich, MA had water entering her basement through a crack in the foundation wall. It was repaired twice over the years, however was never done properly. Our Erickson team came in to permanently seal the crack with a polyurethane injection material, as well as a surface seal.
This homeowner in Newburyport, Massachusetts needed a radon mitigation system to help reduce the levels in their home. Design Specialist John Prince designed the most effective system, and Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team installed the radon mitigation system in one day.
This home on a crawlspace foundation in Hampton, NH was dealing with sagging floors. There were temporary bricks and old beams supporting the entire structure. SmartJacks were installed to replace these failing supports and provide something more stable and permanent.
This homeowner in North Hampton, New Hampshire had an issue with sagging floors. They called Erickson to see what they could do to counter the effects of the sagging floors. John Prince was the Design Specialist on this project. In the basement under the sagging floors, he noticed that there weren't any supports of any kind. John suggested to the homeowner that they would benefit from SmartJacks in their basement. Our Erickson crew installed the new SmartJacks according to the design and permanently stabilized the floors.
The pictures show what the basement looked like without the SmartJacks and what the basement looked like with the SmartJacks installed.
This sunroom addition was installed on posts and concrete pillars in the ground. Overtime, the addition began to settle due to the unstable soils around the pillars. Erickson Foundation Supportworks installed EZ Posts beneath the sunroom to stabilize and slightly lift the addition back to level.