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 homeowner in Ayer, Massachusetts was experiencing water coming into their basement. The water was entering their basement from an unknown location beneath the slab. There are no cracks in the foundation, no cracks in the floor, and no cracks in the ceiling but the water was still coming in. Design Specialist John Prince proposed the installation of a French Drain in their basement. The French Drain will collect and guide the water out of the basement. Crew Lead Jon Provost and his team came to the home and installed the French Drain system.
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 Randolph Massachusetts was experiencing large cracks in their concrete on the side of their home. It has gotten so bad that they finally decided that it was time to repair it. Design Specialist John Prince came to the home and suggested that they use Crack Seal to fix the cracks and then resurface the concrete for a new and clean look. Crew Lead Jon Provost and his team came to the home and repaired the cracks and broken slab and resurfaced the whole slab.
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.
This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire was experiencing their cinder-block foundation around their garage starting to crumble. They didn't want to wait any longer to fix the issue so they call Erickson Foundation Solutions. Design Specialist John Prince came to the home and looked at the issues on their cinder-block foundation. John suggested to the homeowner they would benefit from having the Erickson team rebuilding their cinder-block foundation. Crew Lead Nick Carelli and his team came to the home, tore down the old cinder blocks, and rebuilt the foundation with new cinder blocks.
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 homeowner in New Boston, New Hampshire was having water enter their garage and collecting in the back of the garage. Design Specialist John Prince inspected the garage and came to the same conclusion that the homeowner did. The garage was sloped away from the driveway, so John proposed that they use PolyLevel to raise the back of the garage to make the water drain out toward the driveway then they would resurface the concrete so it looks new again. Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team came and lifted the back of the garage slab to slope it toward the front of the garage and then resurfaced the whole garage floor to give it a nice clean finish.
This homeowner in New Boston, New Hampshire was experiencing water entering their basement through the bulkhead. Design Specialist John Prince came to the home and suggested waterproofing the bulkhead. Crew Lead Nick Carelli and his team came to the home and installed a waterproofing system on the bulkhead. They installed a waterproof barrier around the concrete bump-out that the bulkhead is resting on to ensure that no water can enter the basement through the bulkhead anymore.
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 Wakefield, Massachusetts had an ongoing issue with their stoop. The stoop was sinking and cracking. The stoop had sunk more than 3 inches and the homeowners wanted the concrete to be brought back up to the siding of the house. Design Specialist John Prince came to the home and proposed that the homeowners use PolyLevel to lift the concrete and then seal the cracks using Crack Seal. Chris Hanulec and Nick Melo came to the home and lifted and sealed all the cracks.
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 in Manchester, New Hampshire, had a water leak in through the basement wall. Design Specialist John Prince came to the home and showed them how the team is going to the waterproof. Crew Lead Nick Carelli and his team came to the home and patched and waterproofed the crack.
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 Bow, New Hampshire was experiencing the back of their garage bowing outward. The homeowner of 15 years has noticed the problem get slightly worse over time and wanted to look into a repair. Design Specialist John Prince came to the home and inspected the issue. He concluded that the home would benefit from installing geolocks to counteract the wall being pushed outward.
Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team came to the home and dug a trench in the garage so that they could internally mount 3 geolocks under the garage floor. They drilled a long threaded rod from the back of the garage to the trench in the garage. Once they drill the rod to the trench they secure large plates to both ends and tighten them to create enough tension to secure the foundation wall. After, they filled the trench and put covers on the geolocks that are on the back of the garage.
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 West Newbury, Massachusetts needed a Radon Mitigation System installed in their home. Their home was tested for radon, and the results came back at 4.0 pCi/L. Design Specialist John Prince proposed a design for a new radon system. Crew Lead Branden Edwards and his team came to the home and installed the Radon Mitigation System.
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 Amesbury, Massachusetts, had used a company to check radon levels in their home. The levels in the basement came back at 6.2 pCi/l which is relatively high. Design Specialist John Prince came to the home and talked to the homeowners about the benefits of a Radon Mitigation System in their home. Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team installed the Radon Mitigation System into their home.
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.