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Radon Mitigation System, New Ipswich, NH

Radon Mitigation System, New Ipswich, NH

Before After
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Nhi T. of New Ipswich, New Hampshire was looking for a quote on radon mitigation for their newly built house. Nhi found out that the area they live in is high and radon and wanted to get the home tested. Nhi called Erickson Foundation Solution to see if they could come and install a new Radon Mitigation System. Design Specialist Kenny Calabrese came to the home and designed a custom Radon Mitigation System. 

Crew Lead Branden Edward and his team came to the home and installed the Radon Mitigation System.

Replacing Crawlspace Supports, Greenville, NH

Replacing Crawlspace Supports, Greenville, NH

Before After
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The crawlspace on this home in Greenville, NH was full of moisture and was very damp. Over the years, the wood beams and columns supporting the floor above became rotten, which eventually meant the floor above began sagging. This before and after highlights replacing a failing, rotten wooden beam with one of our steel I-beams. The SmartJacks are installed beneath these steel beams.

Radon Mitigation System, Nashua, NH

Radon Mitigation System, Nashua, NH

Before After
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This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire had their house tested for radon. The test came back with high radon levels around 20 pCi/l. Design Specialist Paul Magowan came to the home and recommended the homeowner to have a radon mitigation system installed to reduce the amount of radon in the air. Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team came to the home to install the radon mitigation system. The team was able to install the system in only a couple of hours. 

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Responsible basement waterproofing, foundation repair, radon mitigation company serving Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

We not only adhere to the highest industry standards, we strive to be the industry leader in the home improvement related services we provide. We also use state-of-the-art products and technology which are designed to fix your home. We are the authorized Basement Systems dealer in Hillsborough County, NH.

Services we offer in Hillsborough County:

  • Radon Gas Testing.
  • Radon Mitigation.
  • Wet/flooded basement waterproofing solutions.
  • Lifetime warranty on all perimeter waterproofing systems.
  • Foundation and structural repair solutions.
  • 25-year warranty against manufacturing defects on foundation products.
  • Crawl space sealing with CleanSpace vapor barrier.
  • 25-year warranty on crawl space encapsulation systems.
  • Financing Available
  • FREE written estimates and inspections, and fast installation
Case Studies From Hillsborough County
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This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire was experiencing a unique issue. At the front of the home, they have a set of wooden stairs that lead into...
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The homeowners of this residential property in Nashua, New Hampshire tested for radon on multiple levels within their home. Using an activated...
Job Stories From Hillsborough County, NH
Settling Home in Hudson, NH

The foundation of this 1970's home was installed without a proper footing. Gradually sinking over the years, causing windows and doors to stick along the way, eventually settled 7 inches. With the potential to continue sinking, the homeowner needed to address the issue.

Push piers were used to lift and stabilize the structure. The piers were successfully able to lift the home 3 inches (anymore would have affected plumbing or caused severe cracking). With the push piers being so deep into the earth, it is unlikely the home will ever settle again.

Additionally, spray foam, similar to our PolyLevel product, was applied to the foundation wall and soils surrounding it, it order to provide some frost protection. Frost causes heaving and other harmful effects to the foundation, so this was also a crucial step to address.

Lastly, this home also received an air radon mitigation system. It will be much easier to sell the home now that it is much better protected.

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Garage Foundation Repair

Inheriting a family home comes with its challenges, especially when the home is in desperate need of repairs. For Sharon H., the home she inherited in Hudson, NH from her father was in need of structural repairs to the foundation and slab of the attached garage. Over time the slab was settling, and the soil beneath the slab was pushing downwards against the foundation walls beneath it, forcing them to lean out. There was also a large crack along a seam where an old foundation used to adjoin the garage, and at the seam, the soil was gradually pouring out. With leaning walls and a sinking slab, the garage was at risk of completely collapsing. Sharon saw a commercial for Erickson Foundation Supportworks on WMUR TV and called to schedule an inspection and learn more about possible solutions for repairing her foundation problem.

After a thorough inspection, Erickson Foundation Supportworks proposed GeoLock wall anchors to straighten and stabilize the leaning walls. Additionally, the slab in the garage was thin and brittle, and since part of the GeoLock installation process would involve some excavation within the garage, Sharon decided it was also best to replace the entire 12' x 12' slab. 

GeoLocks are an innovative wall anchor system, permanently stabilizing foundation walls by anchoring the walls to the hard-packed soil beyond the foundation wall. After installation, wall anchors can often be tightened over time to further straighten the foundation walls and pull them back to their original position. 

GeoLock Wall Anchors  

Erickson Foundation Supportworks installed 3 GeoLock anchors on the right side of the foundation wall beneath the garage to permanently stabilize the wall against leaning out further. The wall was also straightened a significant amount, as the soil on the other side was excavated to allow some movement. There were also 3 GeoLock anchors installed on the rear wall beneath the slab, which was also stabilized and straightened. 

In situations where there is compact or virgin soil on the other side of a leaning foundation wall, GeoLock anchors are the ideal solution for stabilizing, and in some cases straightening the wall. Sharon was thrilled to see the improvements and relieved to know her garage is no longer at risk of losing its foundation stability.

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Settling Condominium - Push Pier Repair

The Shepherds Hill condominium complex was built in the early 2000s in Hudson, NH. The complex is comprised of attached condo units, which rest upon a hilltop overlooking Benson Park. One of the buildings began showing signs of settling about 12 years ago, and over the years gradually got worse. The homeowners of the two separate condos in this building, Mike B. and David M. knew they needed to take action to repair the foundation, and began their search for possible, cost-effective solutions to stabilizing their shared foundation. Windows and doors in both units were sticking, there were large cracks in the slab on the lower levels, and cracks were also found in the drywall throughout both units, all signs of foundation settlement.  For the homeowners, it was crucial they made the necessary repairs (permanently), as one was moving away and looking to rent the home, and the other was looking to sell within a few years' time.

Erickson Foundation Supportworks had previously done foundation repair work for the property management group tied to Shepherd's Hill, and so were one of the companies to submit proposals for addressing the settlement issue. Being hired for the job, the production crew was led by Stavros Charalambous, who began the task of installing 31 Push Piers around the entire perimeter of the building, as each side of the structure was sinking. In the front of the structure, the settlement was about 1 inch, while in the rear, the structure had settled 2 3/4 inches. 

To install a push pier system, the soil is first removed to expose the foundation footing where the pier will be driven. A heavy-duty steel bracket is then installed below the footing. Next, rugged, interlocking steel pier sections are hydraulically driven through the bracket until bedrock or stable soil is reached. The weight of the home is then transferred through the piers to this load-bearing soil. Once this has been completed, it's possible to attempt to lift the foundation, elevating the settled foundation back to its original position. Once the homeowner and installing contractor are satisfied with the stabilization or amount of lift, the soil can be backfilled. The structure is then permanently stabilized in its new position.

On the day of the lift, both homeowners were home and tested windows and doors throughout the process. Both were amazed and thrilled to see windows and doors, which had been sticking or jammed for years, be operating and functioning correctly once again. The lift was successful, and with the foundation permanently stabilized, the interior drywall damage could then also be repaired. For David M., looking to rent his condo, he felt relieved knowing that there were no longer any structural issues for him to deal with while he prepared to move. For homeowner Mike B., he was glad to know that having a stabilized foundation, with a transferable warranty for the Push Pier system, was going to make selling his condo home that much easier.

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Home Buyer Needs Crawlspace Fix, Merrimack, NH

Tim H. of Merrimack, NH was looking into purchasing a home, and after taking a look in the crawlspace himself, decided he wished to have a professional take a look to determine any major concerns. He contacted Erickson Foundation Supportworks, and confirmed he was satisfied with the pre-purchase fee involved for home buyers. This was a home he was very interested in buying, and so the investment in the inspection was worth it. In the end, he did purchase the home, and so the pre-purchase fee was credited back to him.

Upon inspection, Erickson's System Design Specialist, Brian Allen, saw it was immediately evident there was settlement action throughout the crawlspace. The home was built in 1986, and over the years the space must have fluctuated between being high in moisture and very dry. The floor had settled any where from 2 feet to just a few inches, and so was very uneven and unstable. The lally columns supporting the main beams and floor joists were no longer stable, some having settled several inches along with the soils.  Temporary wood shims had been added to the beams over the years, and a more permanent fix was desperately needed. 

The repair system Brian designed required 11 Smart Jacks to support the beams, as well as PolyLevel to raise the garage slab, and several Push Piers to stabilize and potentionally lift a corner of the homes concrete foundation. As Tim was purchasing the home, he had to decide to focus on the major repairs for the time being, and then address other concerns down the road. The SmartJacks were needed to correct the sloping floors and uneven doors above, and so these were installed immediately. 

The only access point to the crawlspace was a 2' x 2' hole in the floor of a closet on the first floor. Therefore, the crews were required to carry all tools, SmartJacks, and stone material through the house. Each item had to be carefully lowered down into the space, and then carried again to the needed locations. It was an incredible team effort, and although tiring, was a very rewarding project for the crew, as they knew the new home owner was going to have a stable home.

After installation of the SmartJacks, the floors were in good shape, and Tim H. had peace of mind that the property he just purchased was safe and stable. 

 

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Radon Mitigation & Sump Pump, Hollis, NH

Wendy R. of Hollis, NH had concerns with high radon levels in the home she had recently purchased. After testing, levels were at 5.6 pCi/l in the basement. She chose Erickson Foundation Supportworks as her contractor to install a radon mitigation system in order to lower these levels. 

When crew foreman, Nick Carelli, began installation of the system in the basement, he had to drill a 5" hole through the concrete slab. Upon breaking through the slab, he found the water table was very high under the home. He suggested to the new homeowners that if they wanted to fully protect their investment, they should consider installing a water sump pump system. Rather than wait for the water to rise and have a concern with cleanup and possible damage, Wendy decided to be proactive and have the sump pump system in place in order to protect her home.

The entire installation for both systems was quick, clean and precise, and Wendy now has peace of mind with her new home. Her radon problem was solved, and the home is also now protected against any future rising water tables.

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Radon Mitigation in New Home, Manchester, NH

This new construction home was built in 2018, and so the buyers were the first and only owners of this Manchester, New Hampshire residence. Over the years the homeowner was educating himself on the dangers of radon, and after testing several time, discovered the levels of radon pci/l in the home were between 40 and 50. This is quite a high number, and so they reached out to local New Hampshire radon mitigation contractors to assist with designing and installing an effective system.

Our specialist, David Cormier, designed the radon mitigation system for this home. In asking why the homeowner decided to mitigate, the homeowner knew radon could be a health risk for their whole family, and so wanted peace of mind by removing the risk. 

The lead installer for this project was Scott Crandall. Scott did an amazing job keeping the homeowners basement clean while installing the necessry pipe and manometer. The fan and vent pipe on the exterior is also clean looking and tidy. 

 

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Lally Column Install, Manchester, NH

A homeowner in Manchester, New Hamshire has been living in their home for 5 years. The home was built-in 1921 and already has lally columns installed in the basement for support. The homeowner has noticed for approximately 4 years that the floor has become more and more unstable over the years.

They decided to call Erickson Foundation Supportworks to get a quote to fix their home. Design Specialist David Cormier came to the home to inspect the basement. After inspecting the basement, he recommended to the homeowners to replace their lally columns to add support to the floor above.  

Next, Crew Lead Josh Provost and his team installed the lally columns and reinforced them with steel beams. The homeowner was relieved to know their floor is secured now.

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Smart Jacks Installation, Greenville, New Hampshire

This homeowner in Greenville, New Hampshire, has been living in their home for 3 years. The house is over 100 years old and it has started to sag quite a bit. Their crawl space was in bad shape and required repair. Design Specialist Brian Allen came to the home and looked at the crawl space and proposed that the homeowners think about having our team install Smart Jacks for additional support. Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team successfully installed the Smart Jacks and they added much-needed support to the sagging support beams in this 100-year-old home.

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Garage Slab Repair, Pelham, NH

Homeowner, Jeff F., in Pelham, NH had some concerns with cracks in his garage slab and some uneven areas. The cracks were unsightly, and the uneven surface was aloowing water to puddle in unwated areas. Design Specialist Michael Bradley proposed the best method to seal the cracks, as well as using PolyLevel to lift and level the uneven areas.

Crew lead Nick Melo and his crew came to the home and sealed all the cracks. Jeff was thoroughly impressed with the outcome and how the crew left the work area clean when they were finished.  He is looking forward to no longer having to deal with unwanted water pooling in his garage.

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Crack in Garage Foundation, Merrimack, NH

This homeowner in Merrimack, New Hampshire has noticed that past couple of years that a crack in their garage has gotten progressively worse. They want to stay ahead of any issues that arise. Design Specialist Paul Magowan came to the home and proposed a solution to the crack in the garage. Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team came to the home and sealed the crack.

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Bowing Cinder Block Foundation, Pelham, New Hampshire

Keri C. of Pelham, New Hampshire had been experiencing bowing in her cinderblock foundation for the past 5+ years. She decided to call Erickson Foundation Solutions to see if we could fix her foundation needs. 

Design Specialist David Cormier came to Keri's home and inspected the foundation and recommended that she have Erickson install GeoLocks to stop her foundation from bowing. 

 

Spencer Ladd and his team came to the home and started digging a trench 10 feet away from the home to install the anchor for the Geolocks. Then the crew drilled a small hole into the foundation and sent a galvanized rod through the wall and the soil to the trench. They then capped the ends of the rod with big galvanized plates to ensure the foundation wall will not move. 

Waterproofing Basement, Amherst, NH

Jennifer H. of Amherst, New Hampshire, was experiencing water leaking into her basement every time it rained. The water would collect in the same area consistently.

Design Specialist John Merna inspected the basement to narrow down where the water was coming through. He concluded that the water was entering from the bulkhead door. He proposed that they seal the area where the floor meets the wall near the bulkhead. Also, he proposed installing a vapor guard called CleanSpace to the wall near the bulkhead. 

Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team came to the home and sealed the area around the bulkhead and installed Cleanspace in the same area to prevent any water from entering the basement again. 

 

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Driveway Lift and Level, Nashua, NH

In Nashua, New Hampshire, this homeowner is a part of a multi-family home and the driveway is sinking in spots and they want it repaired. Design Specialist Paul Magowan came to the home and proposed a way to repair the driveway. The method was for them to inject PolyLevel under the slab to bring the concrete up to the other slabs around it. Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team came to the home and used PolyLevel to lift and level the concrete driveway.

Radon Mitigation System, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire tested for radon about 10 years ago but they knew the radon levels were around 9. Now the homeowner is looking to have a radon mitigation system installed into their home. Design Specialist Royce Potts came to the home and designed a Radon Mitigation System for their home.

Crew Lead Brendan Edwards and his crew came to the home and installed the Radon System in under a day. The homeowner was happy with the results of the project. 

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Concrete Step Leveling, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire wanted to level their concrete front steps. Design Specialist Jason Love proposed they could be stabilized using PolyLevel to level the steps, as there was a solid slab beneath them and they were not hollow (precast).

Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team came to the home and installed PolyLevel on the front steps. Nick ensured that the step was perfectly level upon completion.

The homeowners were very pleased with the results of the PolyLevel.

Foundation Crack, Mont Vernon, NH

This homeowner in Mt Vernon, New Hampshire was selling their home that was built in 2016. Upon inspection of the home, there were 2 cracks found in the foundation that needed to be fixed. Design Specialist Royce Potts came to the home and proposed the use of crack injection to permanently seal the cracks. 

Crew Lead Chris Hanulek and his team came to the home and injected 9' of crack injection. The cracks were sealed and the homeowner was able to sell their home to the right buyer with confidence.

Cracked and Heaving Pool Deck, Pelham, NH

This homeowner in Pelham, New Hampshire was experiencing cracking and heaving in their pool deck. The issue has gotten to a point where it has created tripping hazards around the pool. Design Specialist Paul Magowan came to the home and suggested a solution to the homeowners. Paul's solution was to inject PolyLEVEL under the concrete and lift the areas that have heaved and create a flat surface again. Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team came to the home and installed PolyLEVEL and Crack Seal into the Pool Deck. The team was able to level out and seal all the cracks in the pool deck. The homeowners were happy with the results of the EFS Crew's work. 

Water Leaking into Basement, Hudson, NH

Homeowner Jason P. in Hudson, New Hampshire was experiencing a leak in his basement. Every time it rained Jason would see water coming into their basement. It had gotten so bad the homeowners stopped storing things in their basement so they wouldn't get ruined by the water.

Design Specialist John Prince came to the home and was tasked with finding out where the water is entering the basement. He found out that the water was entering through a crack where the wall meets the floor. 

Crew Lead Branden Edwards and his team came to the home and installed a Fast Drain and a Sump pump into the basement. This allows for the Sump Pump and Fast Drain to stop the build-up of water.

 

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Crack in Foundation Letting Water into Basement, Hollis, NH

Alexander C. of Hollis, New Hampshire was experiencing water entering his basement through two cracks in his foundation. After a big rainstorm, he reached out to EFS to see if they could come out and seal the cracks. Design Specialist Paul Magowan came to the home and inspected the cracks that were in question. He proposed a long lasting crack seal and then use a crack monitor on the bigger crack. The Crack Monitor will allow the homeowner to see if the crack is getting worse or remaining the same. 

Crew Lead Branden Edwards and his crew came to the home and sealed both the wall cracks and installed a Crack Monitor on the crack near the stairs. Both cracks were sealed successfully and won't allow water to enter anymore. 

Alexander was happy was pleased with the results and no longer has a water issue. 

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Crack Seal, Peterborough, NH

Homeowner Rob B. visited our Erickson Foundation Solutions booth at the annual New Hampshire Home Builders Association trade show. He knew after a chat the he had found the right company to receive a free estimate and inspection for some foundation repair work he needed. For several years, Ron had been dealing with some water entering his basement through a vertical crack in his foundation wall. He was concerned with the water and the poor air quality that could be caused by the unwanted moisture, especially because his wife was dealing with asthma.

Design specialist Michael LaMalfa visited Ron's home and upon inspection was able to share with him all the details regarding Erickson's crack seal techniques and products. Ron knew this was the solution he needed, and was glad to receive an in person inspection to learn all the details before choosing a contractor. 

Our production team was scheduled and sealed all the cracks in the basement for the homeowners, giving them peace of mind that unwanted water would no longer be seeping through those cracks.

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Settling Garage, Milford, NH

John K. of Milford, New Hampshire, was experiencing some cracking in his garage that he wanted to get checked out. John called EFS to see if they could come out and look at his property. Design Specialist John Prince inspected the garage and discovered the foundation was settling. John proposed to the homeowner installing GeoLock wall anchors and a Push Pier system. These two systems in tandem would secure the garage in place and prevent any further settlement.

The production team arrived and walked John K. through the installation process and described how the system would prevent future foundation problems. The Push Piers would add support beneath the foundation footing while the GeoLock anchors would keep the concrete wall stable and straight. 

Homeowner John was happy with the results of the project and was glad to have his garage foundation protected. With this job complete and the foundation being stabilized, he can maintain the value of his home and possibly sell the home in the future. 

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Crack Seal in Unfinished Basement, Milford, NH

Bertha B. of Milford, New Hampshire, had two cracks in her unfinished basement walls that she was concerned about. She called EFS for a free inspection to determine what kind of foundation problems she was dealing with. Design Specialist John Prince examined the concrete walls and found they were minor cracks with no signs of structural or moisture concerns. John proposed sealing the cracks, as well as attaching crack monitors which would allow the homeowner to notice if the foundation problem seemed to get worse over time.

Crew Lead Chris Hanulec and his team came to the home and were able to seal the cracks within a couple of hours. 

Bertha was happy with the results of the project. 

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Front Entrance Crack, Milford, NH

Tom S. Director of Operations at the New Hampshire Dome in Milford, New Hampshire was experiencing some cracking above their entryway. Tom called EFS to see if they could come out and look at the entryway. Design Specialist Paul Magowan came to the Dome and inspected the cracking above the entryway. 5 total cracks needed to be repaired: 4 shorter ones above the doors, and 1 long crack extending from top to bottom. The building is under positive pressure, and so water is pulled in through the cracks. Paul recommended using Crack Seal to repair all of the cracks. 

Crew Lead Chris Hanulec came to the dome and repaired all 5 cracks. All the cracks were sealed successfully. 

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Cracked Walkway in Need of Repair, Manchester, NH

Louise A. of Manchester, New Hampshire has noticed more and more cracks forming on her sidewalk over the last couple of years. She decided it was time to call Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Paul Magowan came to Louise's home and inspected the walkway for cracks and signs of settlement. During his inspection, he found examples of both. He proposed that Louise think about PolyLEVEL and Resurface Pro. 

Crew Leads Nick Melo and Cody Gosselin both came to the home at separate times. Nick and his team came first to use PolyLEVEL to lift and level the walkway. After the walkway was level Nick sealed all of the cracks with a crack seal. After Nick and his team were finished Cody and his team came to Louise's home and resurfaced the whole walkway to give it a brand new look. 

EZ Post, Manchester, NH

Wes B. of Manchester, New Hampshire was experiencing an issue where his porch was sliding off its sauna tubes. Wes would like to enjoy a beverage on the second level of his porch without fear of something going wrong. Wes called Erickson Foundation Solution to see if someone could come out to look at his two-level porch before things get worse.

Design Specialist Paul Magowan came to Wes' home and inspected the porch and it's support columns. He did find that the supports were sliding off of the sauna tubes. Paul proposed that Wes trade out his old sauna tubes for EZ Posts.

Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team came to the home and removed the old sauna tube from under the porch and replaced them with brand new EZ Posts to stabilize the two-level porch. 

Now, Wes can enjoy a beverage on his porch whenever he wants with peace of mind that the footings are stable.

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Garage Slab is Cracked and Broken, Goffstown, NH

Coleen K. of Goffstown, New Hampshire was experiencing her garage slab being cracked along with some foundation cracks. She worries about the structural integrity and wants someone to look at it. Coleen called Erickson Foundation Solutions to see if someone could come out and give them a solution. The goal of the project for Coleen is that she can park her car in the garage again. 

Design Specialist Jason Love came to the home and inspected the garage. After his inspection, he proposed that the garage and the back of the home would need 8 Geolocks. The Geolocks would stabilize the back of the home. 

Crew Lead Spencer Ladd and his team came to the home and installed all of the Geolocks. Coleen was very happy she was able to park her car in the garage again.

Pool Deck is Cracking, Manchester, NH

Don M. of Manchester, New Hampshire was experiencing cracking and sinking around their pool deck. Don called Erickson Foundation Solutions to see if they could repair their pool deck. 

Design Specialist Royce Potts came to the home and inspected the pool deck. He found that the cracks around the pool were sealed poorly and were causing tripping hazards around the pool. He also found that some areas of the pool deck were sinking, which was also causing tripping hazards. 

Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team came to the home and used PolyLevel to make sure all of the concrete slabs were level around the pool. Next, Nick used a grinder and removed all of the poorly installed sealant in the cracks. Once all of the sealant was removed the team installed Sealant Pro on the cracks to seal them. The team successfully fixed Don's pool deck.

Basement Support Posts, Brookline, NH

Erin D. of Brookline, NH reached out to Erickson Foundation Solutions regarding her home's sagging floors. It was an old home built in the early 1800's, and though repairs and updates had been made over the years, support columns in the basement were not properly supporting the weight of the floors above. As a direct result of the sagging floors, some of the doors in the home were sticking and dragging on the floors. Additionally the humidty levels in the basement were very high, and although there was no standing water, the humid air was creating poor air conditions in the home and had the potential to lead to worse problems over time.

Design specialist Paul Magowan designed and proposed addressing the sagging floor issues with SmartJack support posts. He also recommended installation of a SaniDry dehumidifer system to assist with improving the humidy concerns. 

Crew lead Jon Provost and his team were able to complete the installation of 4 SmartJack posts and the SaniDry dehumidifier system in a single day. The SmartJack's replaced 3 failing lally columns, and another was added to help with slightly jacking up the floors that had sagged. 

With the floors stabilized (and the doors above no longer sticking or dragging), and the air quality improved, Erin is looking forward to the house being able to last another 100 years or more.

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Foundation Wall Bowing, Nashua, NH

Paul G. recently purchased this home in Nashua, NH and had some immediate foundation concerns to address. During the home inspection process, there was a clearly visible, horizontal crack in the foundation wall in the basement. The concrete wall was about 6 and a half feet tall, and bowing in due to pressures from the soils on the exterior. Eventually this foundation wall would completely push in and fail. He planned on living in the home with his family for many years, so Paul needed a permanent solution.

Design specialist Jason Vachon completed a thorough inspection of the bowing wall for Paul, and proposed the installation of PowerBraces as a solution. The PowerBrace system is quick and efficient, requiring no excavation or heavy demolition of concrete in order to install.

Project foreman Nate Erickson and installation specialist Anthony Correa were able to complete installation of the designed PowerBrace system in a single day, and Paul's foundation wall is now permanently stabilized. Overtime, the wall may possibly be straightened as well, though the fix for now was to prevent any further bowing movement and improve the integrity of the concrete wall.

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Pool Deck Sinking Around Steps, Bedford, NH

Richard S. of Bedford, New Hampshire has been living in his home for 14 years. Over the last 3 years, he has started to notice some changes to his pool deck. He noticed that near the stairs to enter his pool had started to sink. The sinking had created a tripping hazard that Richard would like repaired so his kid won't trip and hurt themselves. He decided to call Erickson Foundation Solutions to see if someone could come out and proposed a solution. 

Design Specialist Jason Vachon arrived at the home and inspected the pool deck. He discovered that the concrete near the stairs was sinking because of the soil was washing away whenever it would rain. Jason proposed a solution to Richard. The solution was to inject PolyLevel under the slab that was settling to fill the void where the soil was washed away. 

Project Manger Chris Hanulek and his team came to the home and injected PolyLevel under the settled slab. They were able to lift the slab back to its original position to diminish the tripping hazard. 

Level Concrete Slab and Repair Cracks, Manchester, NH

Richard R. of Manchester, New Hampshire was experiencing his garage floor being cracked and out of level and wanted it repaired. Richard decided to call Erickson Foundation Solutions about a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael Bradley arrived at the home and inspected the garage. Michael recommended installing PolyLevel into the garage. The PolyLevel will level the garage floor. The cracks will be sealed with Nexus Pro after the PolyLevel process is complete. 

Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team arrive at the home and injected PolyLevel into the garage floor to level it. After the garage was leveled the team sealed all of the cracks using Nexus Pro. 

 

Front Stair Replacement and Lift and Level Walkway, Litchfield, NH

Corlyn Y. of Litchfield, New Hampshire had been experiencing an issue where the front steps of her home were causing her front walkway to sink and crack. The front steps were overlapping the walkway and all the weight of the stairs was putting pressure on the walkway, which is causing the walkway to sink and crack.

Corlyn and her husband have been living in this home for over 35 years. Corlyn decided it was time to call someone for a repair as they plan to sell this home in the coming fall to move down to Delaware for their retirement. She called Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection of her front stairs and walkway. 

Senior Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa arrived at the home and inspected the walkway and the front stairs. After Michael's inspection, he recommended to Corlyn that it would be beneficial to them to install a new precast set of stairs and use PolyLevel to lift and level the walkway. 

Foreman Jon Provost and a small crew came to the home. They first removed the old set of stairs from the home using an excavator. Following the stairs being removed, the crew used slab jacks and PolyLevel to lift and level the walkway back to its original position. After the walkway was releveled, the crew used the excavator again to move the new stairs into place. To prevent the new stairs from sinking, as the old stairs did, the team installed two helical piers and a horizontal beam across the front of the stairs. 

Lots of Moisture in Dirt Basement, Amherst, NH

Eleanor S. of Amherst, New Hampshire was experiencing a lot of moisture in her dirt basement. Eleanor decided to call Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael Bradley arrived at the home and inspected the basement. He suggested to Eleanor that she install a Fast Drain System and a Sani Dry system into her dirt basement. Both of these products will aid in removing moisture from the basement. 

Crew Lead Ed Nadreau and his team came to the home and installed 65 feet of Fast Drain and a Sani Dry system into the basement. 

Water Guard, Goffstown, NH

This homeowner in Goffstown, New Hampshire was experiencing water leaking through the bottom of the foundation. The homeowners were tired of water entering their basement. They decided to call Erickson Foundation Solutions about a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Isaac Hernandez arrived at the home and inspected the basement and recommended to the homeowner that they would benefit from WaterGuard.

Crew Lead Branden Edwards and his crew came to the home and installed WaterGuard to the base of the foundation wall. The crew tied in the WaterGuard to an existing sump pump so water can be directed out of the home. 

Window Well Leaking, Nashua, NH

This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire was experiencing some leaking from the window well in their basement. The homeowner decided to call Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Isaac Hernandez arrived at the home and inspected the basement and the window well. Isaac found that there was a leak in the window and water was entering the basement and causing some water damage. Isaac recommended replacing the window well and creating a way to divert water away from the window to avoid this problem in the future. 

Crew Lead Ed Nadreau and his team came to the home and replaced the old window well with a new one. 

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Sunken Corner of Garage, Nashua, NH

This homeowner recently just purchased their home in Nashua, New Hampshire. Before they purchased the home they noticed some cracking and sinking in the garage and would like to repair it before it gets worse. The homeowner uses the garage for working on their vehicles and other home projects. They decided to call Erickson Foundation Solutions about a free inspection.

Design Specialist John Prince arrived at the home and inspected the garage and its foundation. John recommended that the homeowners have Geolock Wall Anchors and PolyLevel installed in the garage. 

Two crews arrive at the home. The first crew installed the Geolock Wall Anchors. The second crew installed the PolyLevel.

Lally Column Replacement, Manchester, NH

Charles D. of Manchester, New Hampshire was experiencing several of the lally columns in the basement were starting to deteriorate. Charles decided it was time to call Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection. 

Senior Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa arrived at the home and inspected the old lally columns. Michael confirmed that the lally columns are deteriorating. He recommended that the homeowners replace them with 9 new lally columns. 

Crew Lead Spencer Ladd and his team arrived a the home and set up temporary supports so they could remove the old lally columns. After the old lally columns were removed, they began installing the new lally columns. 

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Baby on the Way, Needs Radon Mitigation System, Lyndeborough, NH

This homeowner is expecting a newborn in the coming months and would like a Radon Mitigation System to bring down the 10 pCi/L radon levels. The homeowner called EFS for a free inspection.

Isaac Hernandez arrived at the home and designed a Radon Mitigation System for the home.

Crew Lead Branden Edwards arrived at the home and installed a radon mitigation system into the basement to help mitigate the radon that was entering the home in time for the new baby.

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Block Wall is Cracking and Leaning, Nashua, NH

This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire has a wall in the basement that is leaning and has stair-stepped cracks up the wall. The homeowners' daughter would like to purchase the home in the future. The homeowner decided to call Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Chris Greenwood arrived at the home and inspected the basement and the cracking and leaning wall. He recommends having EFS install PowerBraces and a SmartJack into the basement to strengthen up the wall. 

Crew Lead Spencer Ladd and his team arrived at the home and installed 4 PowerBraces to the leaning wall and installed 1 SmartJack to the sagging support beam near the wall. 

Pool Patio Cracks Need to be Sealed, Merrimack, NH

This homeowner in Merrimack, New Hampshire was experiencing some cracking in their pool patio. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa arrived at the home and inspected the pool patio. Michael recommended using sealing all of the cracks in the patio with Nexus Pro.

Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team arrived at the home and began sealing the cracks in the pool patio using Nexus Pro.

PolyLevel Injection in Garage, New Boston, NH

This homeowner in New Boston, New Hampshire was experiencing an unlevel garage slab that is allowing water runoff into the basement. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa arrived at the home and inspected the garage and basement and came up with a plan to lift and level the garage slab using PolyLevel and then sealed the leak into the basement.

Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team arrived at the home and lifted the garage slab with PolyLevel and then sealed the leak into the basement. 

Radon Mitigation System, Bedford, NH

This homeowner in Bedford, New Hampshire was experiencing high radon levels in their home. The first alert self-test they conducted came back with a reading of 20.8 pCi/L. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa arrived at the home and inspected the basement and designed a radon mitigation system. 

Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team arrived at the home and installed the radon mitigation system. 

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Radon Mitigation System, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire was experiencing radon levels in their home around 20 pCi/L. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Chris Greenwood arrived at the home and inspected the home. After his inspection, Chris recommended that the homeowner have a radon mitigation system installed. Chris designed a radon system for the home. 

Crew Lead Branden Edwards and his team arrived at the home and installed the radon mitigation system within 3 hours. 

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Cracked and Sinking Garage Slab, Hudson, NH

This homeowner in Hudson, New Hampshire was experiencing a crack in their garage slab and the slab was now sinking. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Jason Vachon arrived at the home inspected the home and confirmed what the homeowner already knew. There is a 22' crack across the garage and the back of the garage is sinking around .875" to 1.25". Jason recommended using PolyLevel to lift and level the garage slab, and then once the slab is level seal the cracks using Crack Sealant. 

Crew Lead Nick Melo and Installation Specialist Tyler Oslizlo arrived at the home and injected PolyLevel into the garage slab to level, then sealed all of the cracks in the garage using Crack Sealant. 

Existing Radon System Needs to be Replaced, Mont Vernon, NH

This homeowner in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire was experiencing their current radon mitigation system fan stopped working and the gaskets are rotted. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Jason Vachon arrived at the home inspected the old radon system and recommended installing a brand new system. 

Crew Lead Branden Edwards and his crew arrived at the home and installed a new radon mitigation system. 

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Radon Mitigation System, Nashua, NH

This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire was experiencing high radon levels in their home. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist John Prince arrived at the home and inspected the basement for radon. John recommended a radon mitigation system with the interior aesthetic package. 

Crew Lead Branden Edwards and his team arrived at the home and installed the radon mitigation system. 

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Auxiliary Wall Rebuild and SmartJacks

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire was experiencing an issue where a section of concrete wasn't complete. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa arrived at the home and inspected the foundation. Michael recommended that they install an auxiliary wall and SmartJacks into the basement. 

Crew Lead Spencer Ladd and his team arrive at the home and install a new auxiliary wall and SmartJacks.

Water Guard and Parge Coating, Nashua, NH

This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire was experiencing the inside of their foundation wall is powdery and there is a crack, and water is entering the basement. The homeowners decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist John Prince arrived at the home and inspected the basement. John recommended installing Water Guard and Parge Coating.

Crew Lead Nick Carelli and his team arrived at the home and installed 66' of Water Guard and Parge Coating to the outside of the foundation wall. 

Water Guard Installation, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire was experiencing water entering their fieldstone basement. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Brian Swindell arrived at the home and inspected the fieldstone basement. Brian recommended to the homeowner that they should have 101' of WaterGuard installed around the perimeter of the basement and have the WaterGuard tied into a Sump Pump. 

Crew Lead Edward Nadreau and his team arrived at the home and began chipping out concrete along the perimeter of the fieldstone. After chipping out the concrete the team installs WaterGuard and then covers it with crushed stone and concrete. At the end of the WaterGuard, a Sump Pump is installed to send the collected water out of the basement. 

Radon Concerns Within In-Law Suite, Wilton, NH

This homeowner in Wilton, New Hampshire had radon concerns in their In-Law Suite. The homeowner had recently received a radon test and the results came back at 31.6 pCi/L. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa arrived at the home and inspected the home and the basement. He recommended the homeowners have a radon mitigation system installed in their home. 

Crew Lead Branden Edwards and his team arrived at the home and installed a new radon mitigation system into their home. 

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Dirt Crawlspace is Flooding, Mont Vernon, NH

This homeowner in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire was experiencing water building up in their crawlspace. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Justin Winners arrived at the home and inspected the crawlspace. Justin found no cracks present and that the water was coming up through the ground. Just recommended installing a Sump Pump, Sani Dry, and CleanSpace to stop the water from collecting and seal the crawlspace. 

Crew Lead Gilberto Cortijo and his crew arrived at the home and installed the Sump Pump, Sani Dry, and the CleanSpace into the crawlspace. 

Moisture Noticed in Home Inspection, Peterborough, NH

This customer had just purchased a condo in Peterborough, New Hampshire the home inspector found some moisture issues in the crawlspace. The customers decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist John Prince arrived at the condo and inspected the crawlspace. John recommended installing CleanSpace into the crawlspace.

Crew Lead Gilberto Cortijo and his team arrived at the home and installed CleanSpace into the crawlspace of the condo. 

Repairing Foundation Before Selling Home, Bedford, NH

This homeowner in Bedford, New Hampshire found during the sale process of their home that the foundation of the home was leaning. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

A design specialist arrived at the home and inspected the foundation. The specialist recommended installing 18 Geolocks in the home to rectify the home and stop it from leaning. 

A team from EFS arrived at the home and installed 18 Geolocks into the home. 

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Sump Pump Installation, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire uses the basement of their split-level home as an arts and crafts room. Around 20 years ago she noticed water entering the basement and the problem continues to happen. She decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

A design specialist arrived at the home and inspected the home. The specialist found the area where the water was entering the basement. The design specialist recommended installing 35 feet of Water Guard connected to a Super Sump with a backup battery.

A team from EFS arrived at the home and installed the Water Guard and the Super Sump in the basement. 

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Water Entering Basement, Brookline, NH

This homeowner in Brookline, New Hampshire was experiencing water in his basement. He had previously had cracks sealed in his basement that are now leaking again. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

A design specialist arrived at the home and inspected the basement. He found the cracks that were allowing water to enter the basement. He also found an old sump pump that was having trouble keeping up. The design specialist recommended resealing the cracks in the basement and then installing a new sump pump to keep the basement dry. 

A crew from EFS arrived at the home and sealed the cracks with Crack Seal and then installed a new Ultra Sump with Battery Backup. 

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Radon Mitigation and Clean Space, Peterborough, NH

This homeowner in Peterborough, New Hampshire had just purchased a 230-year-old home that tested high for radon. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

A design specialist arrived at the home and inspected the basement. The design specialist recommended installing a radon mitigation system into the basement. In addition to the radon system, the specialist also recommended a CleanSpace system because the foundation of the home is fieldstone. 

A crew from EFS arrived at the home and installed the Radon Mitigation System and the CleanSpace into the basement.

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Water is Leaking into Warehouse and Damaging Product, Bedford, NH

This customer from Bedford, New Hampshire owns a warehouse that has some cracks in its walls. The cracks have been there since they purchased the warehouse. Water has been leaking through the wall and damaging products. The warehouse owner decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael Bradley arrived at the warehouse and inspected the walls and foundation. He found the cracks that the owner was referring to. Michael recommended installing Crack Injection into each crack to seal them. 

Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team arrived at the warehouse. The team sealed all of the cracks with Crack Injection.

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Radon Levels Getting Worse, Milford, NH

This homeowner in Milford, NH was experiencing radon levels in his home getting worse. The homeowner said over the last 3 years of owning the home the radon levels seem to be increasing even when they have a radon system installed already in their home. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Chris Greenwood arrived at the home and inspected the basement. Chris looked at the current Radon System and noticed it had only one extraction point. Chris told the homeowner this could be why the radon levels aren't going down. Chris recommended installing a new Radon System with two extraction points to collect more radon.

Crew Lead Branden Edwards and his team arrived at the home and installed the new radon mitigation system with two extraction points.  

SmartJacks Installation, Nashua, NH

This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire was concerned about the supports in their basement. They had first been concerned with these supports since they moved into their home in 2012. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Stephen Caron inspected the basement and recommended installing SmartJacks into the basement to add support to the floor above. 

Crew Lead Nick Carelli and his team arrived at the home and installed 2 SmartJacks in the basement.

Recently Purchased Home Has Sagging Issue, Nashua, NH

This homeowner in Nashua, NH recently purchased their home. Shortly after moving in, they noticed some sagging on their main floor and there is a slight leak in their basement. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the home. Michael found that there is a slight sag in the support beam and found where the water is coming into the basement. Michael recommended installing 7 SmartJacks, a Super Sump, 68' of Water Guard, 372 sqft of CleanSpace, and a Sani Dry.

Crew Lead Ed Nadreau and his team arrived at the home and installed the 7 SmartJacks, the Super Sump, the 68' of Water Guard, the 372 sqft of CleanSpace, and the Sani Dry into the basement. 

Transforming Basement into a Living Space, Pelham, NH

This homeowner in Pelham, New Hampshire had a radon test done when they purchased the home in 2014. The results of that radon test came back around 4 pCi/L. The homeowner plans on transforming the basement into a living space. The homeowner would like to protect his family from inhaling bad air if possible. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Stephen Caron inspected the home and designed a radon mitigation system for the home. 

Crew Lead Nick Carelli arrived at the home and installed the radon mitigation system into the home. The radon system will direct radon-filled air particles from the soil below the home and collect them up and send them through the radon fan and into the open air where they can dissipate.

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Neighbors Recommended Radon System, Manchester, NH

This new homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire had recently moved into their home. In the first couple weeks of move-in, a set of neighbors introduced themselves and recommended getting a radon test done in their home. The homeowners call EFS for a radon test and a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Chris Greenwood first came to the home to drop off the 24-48 hour CRM test. Once the test was complete Chris Greenwood returned to the home and read the results of the test. The radon levels on the test came back at 9.8 pCi/L. Chris designed a radon system that would fit into their home. 

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team arrived at the home and installed the radon mitigation system into the home. 

Installing Radon System Before Home is Sold, Merrimack, NH

This homeowner in Merrimack, New Hampshire is planning on selling their home shortly and wanted to install a radon mitigation system into their home before they sell it. They tested the radon levels at their home. The results came back at 11 pCi/L. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Stephen Caron inspected the home. After the inspection, Stephen designed a radon mitigation system for the home. 

Crew Lead Dillion Kingsbury and his team arrived at the home and installed the radon mitigation system. 

High Radon Levels, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire was experiencing high radon levels in her home and would like to protect her family from the potential health concerns. The basement was tested and the reading was 44 pCi/L which is high. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Stephen Caron fully inspected the home and basement for cracks and foundation issues. Stephen recommended installing a Radon Mitigation System with 2 extraction points and installing a Super Sump with Ice Guard to replace the old sump pump.

Crew Lead Dillion Kingsbury and his team arrived at the home and installed both the radon system and the Super Sump with Ice Guard into the home. 

Radon Mitigation System, Amherst, NH

This homeowner in Amherst, New Hampshire recently moved into a new home. They had a radon mitigation system in their previous home. They are aware of radon and the negative effects it has. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Justin Wenners inspected the home and addressed the concerns of the homeowners. The homeowners have a friend that had cancer twice and found out that radon had been present and the friends didn't know. Justin designed a radon system for their home. 

Crew Lead Dillion Kingbury and his team came to the home and installed the radon mitigation system. 

Older Home has Some Leaks in the Foundation, Pelham, NH

This homeowner in Pelham, New Hampshire had several leaks in their basement. The homeowner was looking to sell the 1950's home in the next couple of years. They didn't want to sell the home knowing that there are leaks in the basement. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Chris Greenwood inspected the basement. He found where the cracks were allowing water into the basement. The homeowner had an existing sump pump but Chris recommended installing a new Water Guard System to the perimeter of the basement. 

Crew Lead Nick Carelli and his team arrived at the home and installed 112' of Water Guard and an Ultra Sump. 

Basement Continues to Flood, Merrimack, NH

This homeowner in Merrimack, New Hampshire had an issue where his basement was constantly flooding. A couple of years ago the homeowners had a sump pump installed into the basement but it wasn't installed correctly. The sump pump wasn't installed in the lowest part of the basement. So water does still collect into one corner of the basement. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Isaac Hernandez inspected the home. He recommended installing a Water Guard system and CleanSpace.

Crew Lead Anthony Rivas and his team arrived at the home and installed 34 feet of Water Guard and 110 sqft of CleanSpace.

Water Pooling in Basement After Heavy Rain, Goffstown, NH

This homeowner in Goffstown, New Hampshire had experienced water pooling in their basement after heavy rain. The homeowner would like to waterproof the walls and eliminate the pooling water in the basement. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Jason Vachon inspected the basement. He confirmed that the water is coming through the walls. Jason recommended installing CleanSpace, Water Guard, Freeze Guard, and a Super Sump.

Crew Lead Gilberto Cortijo and his team arrived at the home and installed 840 sqft of CleanSpace, 46' of Water Guard, a Freeze Guard, and a Super Sump. 

Radon Mitigation System, Hudson, NH

This homeowner in Hudson, New Hampshire had radon gas present in their basement. They did not have a radon mitigation system but wanted to hear about installing one. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Chris Greenwood dropped off a CRM test. A couple of days later Chris conducted his inspection and recommended installing a radon mitigation system in the home.

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team arrived at the home and installed the radon mitigation system. 

Radon Mitigation System, Merrimack, NH

This homeowner in Merrimack, New Hampshire had radon levels in their home just above 4 pCi/L. The homeowners have a home office and a second living room in the basement that they use considerably. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Jason Vachon inspected the home and recommended installing a radon mitigation system. 

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team came to the home and installed the radon mitigation system. 

Radon Mitigation System, Hudson, NH

This owner of a condo in Hudson, New Hampshire had planned on selling their condo. They recently had the condo tested for radon. The results of the radon test were at 13.9 pCi/L. The owners decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the condo and recommended installing a radon mitigation system. The owners are selling the condo and wanted to make sure it was safe for the next person who purchased the condo. 

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team arrived at the condo and installed the radon mitigation system. 

Water Entering Forever Homes' Garage and Storage Room, Hancock, NH

This homeowner in Hancock, New Hampshire had an issue where water was entering the garage and storage room in their forever home. The homeowners are worried if they wait to fix this issue that the problem will get worse and more expensive. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Stephen Caron inspected the home. Stephen carefully examined all the foundation walls and the slabs for any signs of cracks or water seepage. Stephen found two areas where water was coming into the home, one crack was found in the garage and the other was found in the storage room. Stephen recommended a Super Sump, Water Guard, and Crack Injection.

Crew Lead Spencer Ladd and his team arrived at the home and installed the Super Sump, Water Guard, and Crack Injection.

Homeowner Needed Perimeter Drain Redone, Hollis, NH

This homeowner in Hollis, New Hampshire previously had Northeast Basement Systems install a perimeter drainage system installed in their basement in 2000. Over 20 years later one part of the perimeter drain doesn't drain water properly anymore. They decided to call EFS to fix their perimeter drainage system. 

Design Specialist Isaac Hernadez inspected the Perimeter Drain in the basement. Isaac confirmed that one part of the perimeter drain wasn't working properly. Isaac recommended installing a new Water Guard system to the perimeter of the basement. Isaac also suggested having a new sump pump installed.

Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team arrived at the home and installed 55 ft of Water Guard and a new sump pump.

Water Entering Basement, Nashua, NH

This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire was experiencing water entering their basement. The water would come through the crack whenever there was a heavy rainstorm. The homeowner had placed a bucket to collect the water. The most water they have ever collected in the bucket was about half a bucket. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Justin Wenners inspected the home. He only found this one crack in the basement. Justin recommended sealing the crack with crack injection and then installing a Water Guard and Sump Pump system. The homeowner said they would only like to seal the crack and see if that works by itself. 

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team arrived at the home and sealed the crack in the basement using crack injection. 

Radon Mitigation System, Nashua, NH

This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire was concerned with the radon levels in their home. They decided to call EFS for a radon test.

Design Specialist Isaac Hernandez dropped off a CRM test a couple of days before his appointment with the homeowners. Isaac came back to the home on the day of the appointment and inspected the home and looked at the results of the radon test. The test results came back at 4.5 pCi/L. The homeowner would like to have a radon system installed in their home. Isaac designed a radon mitigation system for the home. 

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team arrived at the home and installed a radon mitigation system. 

Too Much Moisture in Basement, Hudson, NH

This homeowner in Hudson, New Hampshire wanted a way to control the moisture in their basement. Over the past couple of months, they have been noticing the moisture in the basement has been higher than normal. they would like to have a way to reduce the moisture in the basement. She decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Chris Greenwood inspected the home to see if he could find any areas in the basement where moisture was entering. He did find one area that was allowing some moisture in, but the area was quite small. Chris recommended installing a Sani Dry system and sealing up that area that was allowing in moisture. The homeowner decided that they would like to just install the SaniDry into the basement. 

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury came by the home and installed the SaniDry system into the basement. 

Lally Column Replacement and Crack Sealing, Hudson, NH

This homeowner in Hudson, NH wants to make sure she forever home is in good condition. She called EFS to have them come and look at a crack in the exterior of the foundation. In the future, she would like to redo the living room.

Design Specialist Kenny Calabrese inspected the crack on the outside of the home, then continued to inspect the inside of the home. While in the dirt basement, Kenny noticed that the lally columns were starting to lean slightly and didn't seem to have a great base to stand on.  Kenny recommended installing SmartJacks and sealing that crack in the foundation. 

Crew Lead Spencer Ladd and his crew arrived at the home and installed 5 SmartJacks into the basement and then sealed the crack in the foundation. 

Floors Sagging in Master Bedroom, Weare, NH

This homeowner in Weare, New Hampshire had some concerns with the floor in their master bedroom. The homeowners worry about the integrity of the floor and if it would collapse at any moment. The homeowners decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Jason Vachon inspected the home. He noticed while in the basement, the joists are sagging under the master bedroom. Jason recommended installing SmartJacks under the master bedroom. 

Crew Lead Spencer Ladd and his team arrived at the home and installed the SmartJacks under the master bedroom. The homeowners were very happy with the results of the project. 

Sunroom Floor is Slopping, Nashua, NH

This homeowner recently purchased their home in July 2021. After they purchased the home, they felt that the sunroom floors were slopping away from the home. The home is set on a steep decline and the homeowners think that the decline is causing the sunroom floor to slope toward the decline. The homeowners decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Kenny Calabrese inspected the home and the sunroom. Kenny found the sunroom is sloping down the hill around 2". Kenny recommended installing 5 EZ Posts to the sunroom.

Crew Lead Ed Nadreau and his team arrived at the home and installed 5 EZ Posts in the sunroom to stop the sloping. 

Water Entering Basement is Causing the Basement to Smell, Hollis, NH

This homeowner in Hollis, New Hampshire had purchased their 1830s home a couple of months ago. During the home inspection, they noticed an odor in the basement. More recently they found out that the odor in the basement is because of water entering the basement. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the home. During his inspection, he found that the mortar in this almost 200-year-old basement is deteriorating. Water is coming through the holes where the mortar has deteriorated and causing water to collect in the basement. Michael recommended installing an Auxilary wall, Water Guard, Super Sumps, and Sani Dry. 

Crew Lead Nick Carelli and his team arrived at the home and installed an Auxilary wall, 109 ft of Water Guard, 2 Super Sumps, and a Sani Dry into the basement. 

Homeowner Noticed New Crack in Foundation Wall, Milford, NH

This homeowner in Milford, New Hampshire noticed one day there was a crack in the foundation of their garage. Soon after they noticed that first crack a second crack started to form. They realized they had a foundation problem on their hands and reached out to Erickson Foundation Solutions for an inspection.

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the foundation cracks and found the foundation wall of the garage was beginning to bow. This bowing action was causing the foundation to start to crack as the wall bulged outwards. After Michael's inspection, he recommended installing GeoLock wall anchors to prevent the foundation problem from getting worse.

Crew Lead Spencer Ladd and his team installed 5 GeoLocks according to the design specialists layout. Three of the wall anchors were installed on the back wall of the garage and two more were installed on the left side of the garage. The design was in place to wrap the corner and permanently stabilize the garage's foundation against any further problems.

Home Renovation Halted Because Floors are Sagging, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire was getting a quote for new flooring on the main level of the home. During the flooring company's inspection and estimate, they found that the floors aren't level. They recommended having the floors leveled and then installing the floors. The homeowners decided to call EFS to see if they can level the floors in their home. 

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the basement and the main level of the home to gain an understanding of where the sag in the floors is occurring. After Michael concluded his inspection, he recommended installing SmartJacks with Supplemental Beams to eliminate the sag in the floor. 

Crew Lead Nick Carelli and his team installed 7 SmartJacks into the basement to stabilize the floor above. 

Commercial Property Needs Waterproofing, Brookline, NH

This commercial property owner in Brookline, New Hampshire had been experiencing water coming through the rear foundation wall. Constant tenant complaints have led her to get her commercial property repaired. This property is the retirement for this owner and she would like to protect and preserve the property for years to come. With help from good referrals, she decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Stephen Caron inspected the building. Stephen found long cracks on the 12' foundation wall on the back of the building. When Stephen inspected the crawlspace he noticed there was a high amount of moisture down there. Stephen recommended installing some crack injection to seal the cracks on the foundation wall along with some SilverGlo in some areas, all cracks to have a crack monitor installed, and 2 SaniDry systems installed in the crawlspace to reduce the moisture. 

Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team arrived at the home and installed 60' of crack injection, 60 sqft of SilverGlo, and 2 SaniDry dehumidifiers. 

High Radon Levels, Nashua, NH

This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire had purchased their home in 2001. Recently the homeowner found out about the radon levels in their basement. The homeowners' son lives in the basement and they wanted to test the basement for radon. They tested for radon and the results came back at 45-60 pCi/L which is very high. The homeowners decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Stephen Caron inspected the home. Stephen had looked in the basement for cracks but didn't find any. Stephen recommended installing a radon mitigation system in the basement of the home. Stephen designed two Radon Mitigation Systems with two different extraction points to collect as much radon-filled air as possible. Also to improve the air quality in the basement Stephen recommended installing an Aspen Air Purifier into the basement. 

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team arrived at the home and installed the radon mitigation system in the basement, along with the Aspen Air Purifier. 

Water Coming Up Cracks In Concrete Floor

This homeowner in Bedford, New Hampshire had been experiencing water coming up through cracks in the basement floor. The water collected in the basement whenever there was a rainstorm. The water is threatening to ruin the finished portion of the basement. The homeowners haven't been able to have their parents come to visit because the basement has an additional bedroom for guests. The homeowners would like to reclaim the functional space because the home is getting cramped. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection for homeowners.

Design Specialist Stephen Caron inspected the basement. During Stephen's inspection, he found cracks in the floor and a leak from an egress window. Stephen recommended installing a WellDuct Window Drain, WaterGuard, and a SunHouse Enclosure. 

Crew Lead Ed Nadreau and his team installed the WellDuct Window Drain, 53' of WaterGuard, and the Sunhouse Enclosure. 

Water Continues to Leak into Basement, Bow, NH

This homeowner in Bow, NH travels frequently for work and worries that every time they that their basement is going to flood. They have a sump pump in the basement but it clogs frequently. The homeowner would like to look into a new system. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the basement. Michael recommended installing a new Sump Pump and Perimeter Drainage System around the entire perimeter of the basement.

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team installed 178' of WaterGuard, a TripleSafe Sump Pump, IceGuard, and NexusPro Crack Repair.

 

Radon Mitigation System, Pelham, NH

This homeowner in Pelham, New Hampshire was having concerns with radon in their home. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist John Price inspected the home. The homeowners had a test done in their home and the results came back at 7.1 pCi/L. John recommended installing a radon mitigation system in the basement. 

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team installed the radon mitigation system in the basement. 

Water Entering Basement During Heavy Rains, Merrimack, NH

This homeowner owns a rental property in Merrimack, New Hampshire. The tenant of the rental property reached out to the landlord and alerted them to water coming into the basement during heavy rains. The landlord decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Victor Tapia inspected the basement. Victor found the crack and recommended using FlexiSpan to seal the crack.

Crew Lead Ed Nadreau and his team arrived at the home and installed 4' of FlexiSpan and a Crack Monitor to the crack. 

Smart Jacks Installation, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire has a 2-car garage that has lally columns running between each car bay. One day the homeowners noticed that the bottoms of the lally columns are corroding. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael Bradley inspected the lally columns. Michael found that if the homeowner left the lally columns in like they are that they could fail in the future if they corrode more. Michael recommended replacing the lally columns with SmartJacks. 

Crew Lead Chris Trembley and his team installed 2 SmartJacks into the garage where the old lally columns were. 

Sump Pump Installation, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire was experiencing some water entering their basement. They wanted to have a sump pump installed in their basement to ensure their basement never floods. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the basement and determined the best place to install a sump pump. Michael recommended installing a TripleSafe Sump Pump in the basement. 

Crew Lead Anthony Rivas and his team arrived and installed the TripleSafe in the basement.

Foundation Concerns 25 Years Later, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester has been experiencing foundation issues at their home for the past 25 years. The homeowner believes now is the right time to have the foundation issues addressed. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the home and listened to the concerns of the homeowner. Michael recommended installing Push Piers to stabilize the foundation, EZ Post for the attached sunroom supports, and PolyLevel, concrete slab pour, and Crack Injection for the garage slab. 

Crew Lead Chris Tremblay and his team installed several different products for this project. They installed interior and exterior mounted Push Piers, PolyLevel, Ez Posts, concrete slab pour, and Crack Injection. 

Garage Floor is Cracked from Driveway Being Repaved, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire had some cracks in their garage. Recently, the homeowner had repaved their driveway and the garage cracks got worse. They contemplated pouring a new garage floor but the homeowners had just paid for the driveway to be redone. So they decided to seek a repair from a local company. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the garage. He found that some of the cracks were caused by the encroachment of the driveway when it was poured. Some of the other cracks in the garage were caused by some slight sinking. Michael recommended having PolyLevel installed to lift the sunken areas and then have all of the cracks sealed using NexusPro.

Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team, first started by drilling small portholes into the slab. Then they set up slab jacks near the mouth of the garage and injected PolyLevel into the portholes to fill any void underneath the slab. Finally, they poured new concrete for a section of concrete that became dislodged from the rest of the slab. 

Cracks on Walls and Floors in the Basement, Litchfield, NH

This homeowner in Litchfield, New Hampshire had some cracks in their basement that they wanted to have looked at. The home was built in 1993 and the current homeowners are the original owners. They had noticed the cracks in their basement a couple of years ago. They would like to have them addressed to keep the property value up and to feel safe in their home. The homeowners decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Isaac Hernandez inspected the basement. Isaac found some fracturing in the wall and floor in the basement. He asked the homeowner if they had any water come through the cracks. The homeowners haven't seen any moisture come from these cracks. With that being said, Isaac felt confident in recommending Crack Injection and NexusPro. 

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team installed 20' of Crack Injection and 110' NexusPro into the cracks in the basement. 

Radon Mitigation System, Ayer, MA

These homeowners in Ayer, Massachusetts have a young child and spend a significant amount of time in their finished basement. They are worried about radon affecting the health of themselves and the young child. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Kenny Calabrese inspected the home. The homeowners had the radon tested in their home when they bought it five years ago. The levels in the basement were about 3 pCi/L. 3 pCi/L is below the recommended amount but the homeowners would like to have it as low as possible. So Kenny recommended installing a radon mitigation system in the basement. 

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team installed the radon mitigation system in the basement. The radon pipe was installed in the utility room in the finished basement.

Water Entering Basement During Snow Melt, Nashua, NH

This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire was experiencing water entering the basement after rainstorms and snowmelt. The basement of the home is half-finished and wants to stop water from entering the basement. The homeowner decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Ryan Flynn inspected the entire basement. Ryan recommended installing WaterGuard, a SuperSump, and an IceGuard in the basement. 

Crew Lead Gilberto Cortijo and his crew installed 50' of Water Guard around the perimeter of the basement, a SuperSump to pump out the water, and an Ice Guard to prevent the water from freezing the discharge line. 

Bulkhead is Leaking into the Basement, Hudson, NH

A homeowner in Hudson, New Hampshire was experiencing water coming down into the basement from the bulkhead. The home was built three years and the water coming from the bulkhead has ruined the carpet in the basement. The homeowners decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Victor Tapia inspected the basement. Victor recommended installing WaterGuard and Trench drain at the bottom of the bulkhead steps. 

Crew Lead Gilberto Cortijo and his team installed the Trench Drain and WaterGuard at the bottom of the bulkhead steps. 

Stabilize Foundation Using Helical Piers, Hillsboro

This homeowner owns a cabin in Hillsboro, New Hampshire. The homeowners have noticed sticking doors and windows and wondered if something is wrong with their foundation. The cabin is set on top of concrete piers and the homeowners think that something might be wrong with them. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the home and its foundation. Sticking doors and windows are typically a telltale sign of foundation issues. Michael inspected the interior and exterior of the home. Michael found that some of the concrete piers are sinking. This is causing some of the windows and doors to stick. Michael recommended installing Helical Piers and SmartJacks. 

Crew Lead Chris Tremblay and his team installed Helical Piers to replace the concrete piers and SmartJacks to help stabilize the main support beam of the home. 

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PolyWall Restoration in 100 Year Old Home, Wilton, NH

This homeowner in Wilton, New Hampshire has lived in their home for 20 years. The home was built in the early 1900s and the homeowners have done quite a few aesthetic upgrades to the home. The homeowner would like to now move on to two maintain the foundation of the home. The homeowner called EFS about looking at their home's foundation. 

Design Specialist Isaac Hernandez inspected the basement. The old home has a fieldstone foundation that is over 100 years old. The mortar is crumbling on the foundation wall. Isaac recommended installing PolyWall Restoration to the fieldstone foundation. PolyWall Restoration will spray onto the wall and lock in all of the mortar that is on the wall while also sealing up gaps where insects and pests could have gotten in. 

Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team installed PolyWall Restoration onto the foundation wall. 

 

Homeowner Wants to Improve Look of Concrete, Hollis, NH

This homeowner in Hollis, New Hampshire likes to take very good care of their property and has high standards for how they like their property to look. The homeowner has a section of concrete that shows some cracks and a gap between the home and concrete. The homeowner sees this as an eyesore and would like to have it repaired. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Chris Greenwood inspected the concrete patio. Chris found that the patio has sunk around 1-2". Chris recommended injecting PolyLevel under the concrete to lift it back to flush with the home(or as close as possible). 

Nick Melo and Tyler Oslizlo injected PolyLevel and lifted up the patio. They also repaired the cracks in the concrete and installed NexusPro on the edges where the concrete meets the brick. 

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Leaks in Basement, Manchester, NH

This homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire was experiencing some cracks leaking into their basement. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Isaac Hernandez inspected the home. He found two vertical cracks in the basement that were allowing water into the basement. Isaac recommended installing 12ft of FlexiSpan to the two cracks on the wall. 

Crew Lead Anthony Rivas and his team installed 12ft of FlexiSpan to stop water from coming into the basement.

Foundation Wall Bowing, Merrimack, NH

This homeowner in Merrimack, New Hampshire has had some issues with the foundation walls. The homeowner's sister is a realtor and has made it clear to them to repair the foundation walls, before the problems get worse. The homeowners decided to call Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection.

Design Specialist Isaac Hernandez inspected the home and found that 3 of the 4 walls were bowing at the center. The front, back, and left walls were all bowing and gradually becoming more unstable. Isaac recommended installing PowerBraces on the front and back walls, and installing Geolocks on the left wall because of a sewer line in the way. 

Crew Lead Scott Crandall and his team installed 8 PowerBraces on the front wall, 8 PowerBraces on the back wall, and 5 Geolocks on the left wall. With everything installed and tightened, the wall is now stabilized and will not bow anymore. 

Sinking Pool Patio, Nashua, NH

This homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire has been living in their home for the past seven years. Last summer they noticed that one corner of their pool patio is sinking. They see the problem getting progressively worse to the point where it is starting to pull on the pool cover. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Senior Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the pool deck. The pool deck has sunk 3" at it most. Some areas of the patio are starting to crack Michael recommended injecting PolyLevel under the pool deck to lift it. 

Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team injected PolyLevel into the pool deck. Nick was able to lift sections of the pool deck that had sunk. 

Garage Slab Repour, Amherst, NH

This homeowner in Amherst, New Hampshire was looking to sell their home within the next year. They have family that lives in another state and wanted to be closer to them. Before they could put their home on the market, they had to address the big crack in their garage slab. They feared the crack in the concrete would concern potential buyers. They decided to call Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Stephen Caron inspected the crack in the garage and recommended two options; sealing the crack, or chipping out the whole slab and pouring a new one. While sealing the crack would be effective in preventing water from flowing beneath, the homeowners decided on pouring a new slab. Their main goal was to have a new looking surface that would appeal to buyers.

Crew Lead Nick Carelli and his team were on site for all the demo and removal of the old concrete slab, as well as for pouring and smoothing out the new slab. 

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PowerBraces and Cracks Sealed, Hudson, NH

This homeowner recently purchased their home in Hudson, New Hampshire. During the pre-purchase inspection, the inspector noticed there were some cracks in the foundation wall in the garage and the basement. These cracks worried the new homeowners, so they called EFS for a free inspection. 

Senior Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the home. Michael found those same cracks in the basement and found that the wall is cracking because hydrostatic pressure is pushing in on the wall and causing it to crack. The homeowners are fortunate to have caught this as early as they did. If this is left untreated for months or years the wall could become unstable and collapse. Michael recommended installing PowerBraces to the wall and sealing the cracks in the foundation walls.  

Crew Lead Nick Carelli and his team installed 2 PowerBraces and sealed the cracks in the foundation wall. 

High Radon Levels, Nashua, NH

A homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire, recently reached out to Erickson Foundation Solutions about high radon levels in their home. The homeowners had their home tested and the levels are 14 pCi/L. The recommendation for radon levels in a confined space is under 4 pCi/L. The homeowner set up a radon appointment with a design specialist.

Michael Bradley, The Design Specialist, inspected the home to see where the best place to install a radon mitigation system would be. Michael recommended a radon mitigation system with a single extraction point. 

Crew Lead Dillon Kingsbury and his team installed the radon mitigation system in the basement. 

Control Joints are Chipped and Cracked, Milford, NH

In front of a hospital in Milford, New Hampshire, the sidewalk needs some repair. The Property Manager of this hospital wanted to repair the sidewalks to eliminate trip hazards for patients and guests. The Property Manager called EFS for an inspection. 

Senior Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the home sidewalk. The control joints of the walkway are spalling and chipping. Michael recommended repairing the control joints for the entire length of the walkway. 

Crew Lead Nick Carelli and David Elliot repaired all of the control joints on the walkway. 

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Cracking Pool Deck, Merrimack, NH

A homeowner in Merrimack, New Hampshire, has a pool that they like to use during the summer months. The concrete around the pool has cracked and lifted in some areas. The homeowner called EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Isaac Hernandez inspected the pool area. He found many cracks and concrete sections that need to be leveled. He recommended repairing the pool area with PolyLevel and NexusPro.

Crew Lead Nick Melo and his team injected PolyLevel into the slabs that weren't level and then used NexusPro to seal any cracks in the concrete.  

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Tripping Hazard Around Pool, Bedford, NH

A homeowner in Bedford, New Hampshire, has a pool in their backyard that they love to use during the warmer months. Over the past 2 years, the homeowners have noticed some changes in the concrete around the pool. Some of the concrete slabs have raised and caused a tripping hazard. The homeowners have grandchildren that come over to use the pool. They want to have the concrete around the pool repaired. The homeowners decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Design Specialist Michael LaMalfa inspected the pool deck. He found that most of the hazards are in the back right corner of the pool. There are a couple of slabs that have become uneven. Michael recommended fixing the back corner of the pool deck with PolyLevel.

Crew Lead Tyler Oslizlo and his team arrived at the home and injected PolyLevel under the affected slabs to level them. 

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Front Stair Replacement, Manchester, NH

A customer in Manchester, New Hampshire, had a radon appointment with Design Specialist Victor Tapia. During Victor's inspection, the homeowner commented about wanting to repair the front steps of the home. Victor laid out their options and they got to choose what they would like. 

Crew Lead Matt Curtis and his team installed the new stairs at the front of the home. 

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Radon Mitigation System, Nashua, NH

A homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire, recently had concerns about radon in their home. They decided to have a radon test done in their home. The test came back at 7 pCi/L which is above the recommended amount. The homeowners decided to call EFS to have us install a radon mitigation system into their home. 

A crew from EFS installed a Radon Mitigation System into the basement with one extraction point. The crew reduced the amount of radon in the basement once the radon system was turned on. 

Stabilize and Level Barn, Bennington, NH

The potential buyers of a home in Bennington, New Hampshire, are to have the home inspected for potential issues. The inspector flags the barns as a potential issue. The potential buyers called Erickson Foundation Solutions about an inspection and a solution. The Design Specialist from EFS recommended installing SmartJacks to stabilize the barn. The potential buyers pursue the home and end up purchasing the property. After the home was purchased, they called EFS to schedule an installation for the SmartJacks. 

On the scheduled installation date the crew from EFS installed 15 SmartJacks to stabilize the barn. 

PowerBraces and SmartJack Installation, Amherst, NH

A home that was built in 2020 has a crack in the foundation and water is entering the basement from the crack. The homeowner would like to repair the wall and make sure the wall doesn't leak anymore. Homeowner in the future would like to have the basement finished and wants to make sure no water is coming into the basement. They called Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection. 

A Design Specialist inspected the home and found where the water was entering the basement. While taking some measurements of the wall the Design Specialist found that the wall has a slight bow to it. The specialist measured the bow in the wall to be around 1". To ensure that the wall won't continue to bow in the Design Specialist recommended installing PowerBraces along the entire wall. Another area that the Design Specialist looked at was the main beam in the basement. The beam appeared to be sagging slightly. Again, the Design Specialist measured and found that the beam was sagging between .25"-.375" which is a lot for a 2-year-old home. To counteract the bow in the main support beam EFS recommended installing SmartJacks under the support beam. 

The EFS crew installed 9 PowerBraces and 4 SmartJacks into the basement. 

High Radon Levels, Hudson, NH

This homeowner in Hudson, New Hampshire, has high radon levels in their home. The homeowner had tested the basement for radon and the results were 40.05 pCi/L. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. A Design Specialist inspected the home and designed a radon mitigation system to mitigate the radon in the home. The specialist system included 2 extraction points to allow for the most amount of radon to be mitigated. 

The radon crew from EFS installed a Radon Mitigation System with two extraction points.

Radon Mitigation System, Hudson, NH

This homeowner in Hudson, New Hampshire is planning on selling their home in the next year. They have a basement that the family uses very consistently. They have a few small fish tanks and a turtle pond in the basement. The radon levels were tested and found to be 3.8 pCi/L. They decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

A Design Specialist inspected the home and created a plan to install a radon mitigation system into the home. 

The Radon Installation Crew installed the Radon Mitigation System into the home. 

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7" of Water In Basement Made Them Consider Basement Waterproofing, Hillsborough, NH

This homeowner in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, experienced a torrential downpour during the summer of 2021 which caused 7" of water to come into their basement. The water destroyed their water heater and furnace. The insurance paid for the damages but the homeowner would like to prevent this from happening again. They installed a sump pump but would like to have a full system installed in their home. They reached out to Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection.

A Design Specialist inspected the home. The Design Specialist recommended installing a full perimeter WaterGuard System, a TripleSafe Sump Pump, and a SaniDry Sedona into the basement to keep the basement permanently dry. 

The Waterproofing team from EFS installed 146' of WaterGuard, a TripleSafe Sump Pump, and a SaniDry Sedona in the basement. 

Concrete Issues Around Home, Manchester, NH

A homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire needs some concrete around their home tended to. The garage, bulkhead, and pathway around the home need some cracks and joints resealed, as well as two sections of concrete should be lifted. The homeowner called Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection. 

The design specialist inspected all of the concrete around the home and recommended redoing all of the control joints and lifting up two areas in the back of the home. The surface of the concrete now looked cleaner and is protected against further cracks forming.

To seal the cracks and joints, the EFS crew installed 245 feet of NexusPro. They were also able to lift and stabilize two areas in the back of the home with PolyLevel. 

Mobile Home Add-on is Sinking, Nashua, NH

The owner of a mobile home in Nashua, New Hampshire began to notice water coming from between their add-on and the main section of the mobile home. Knowing the water would eventually cause further damage, the homeowner called Erickson Foundation Solutions for a free inspection to help solve the problem. 

During his thorough inspection, the design specialist determined there was water washing away some of the dirt under the home, causing the foundation to start sinking. The way the water was flowing off the home and under the home in this way had been going on for years. EFS recommended installing EZ Posts under the mobile home, which would permanently stabilize the structure and prevent it from settling into the wet soil.  The 6 EZ posts installed went down 7' to 8' each, where they hit ledge or extremely compact soils, giving enough support to easily stabilize the weight of the mobile home.

 

Foundation is Shifting, Goffstown, NH

The owner of a home in Goffstown, New Hampshire noticed that the house started to shift a couple of years ago. The homeowner wanted to have the foundation looked at so he called EFS for a free inspection. 

The homeowner feared losing the home. Our design specialist recommended installing EZ Posts to stabilize the foundation of the home. 

The EFS crew installed 8 EZ Posts to the front and back of the home. The EZ Post restored the confidence of the homeowner to allow them to stay in their home.

Radon Mitigation System, Nashua, NH

A homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire, had worried about radon gas being in their home. To gain more information they decided to test their home for radon. The test resulted in the home levels being 5-6 pCi/L. The homeowners wanted to reduce this number, so they decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Our design specialist recommended and designed a radon mitigation system for their home. 

An EFS crew installed the radon mitigation system into the home and reduced the radon levels in the home to a comfortable level. 

Walkway is Sinking Because of Water Runoff, Manchester, NH

A homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire recently had EFS install Push Piers in the front of their home because the homeowner had found a crack in the foundation. The home's foundation was lifted up a few inches, leaving a gap between the concrete and the molding at the bottom of the front door. The homeowner decided to call EFS again to see if they could solve this problem for them. 

Our design specialist inspected the front slab leading to the front door. The design specialist recommended using PolyLevel to lift the slab back up to the molding of the front door. 

A crew from EFS injected PolyLevel under the slab and lifted it to lessen the gap between the slab and the molding.

Radon Mitigation System, Hollis, NH

A homeowner in Hollis, New Hampshire had a radon level in their home around 27 pCi/L. They wanted to get radon levels back down to 4 pCi/L, so they decided to call EFS for a free inspection. 

Our design specialist examined the home and found where they could install the radon mitigation system.

The radon team installed the radon mitigation system into the home and reduced the radon levels to below 4 pCi/L. 

Slab Sinking because of Ground Water, Brookline, NH

A homeowner in Brookline, New Hampshire, had called EFS because groundwater was entering their garage and causing the slab to sink. Our design specialist recommended using PolyLevel to lift the concrete. The production crew injected PolyLevel under the garage slab to lift it.  The homeowners were very happy to have water no longer collecting in their garage. 

 

Supports Failing on Mobile Home, Greenville, NH

A homeowner in Greenville, New Hampshire, has recently bought a mobile home. After purchasing the home, they noticed it was leaning. The homeowners decided they needed to fix the problem. 

Our design specialist examined the mobile home inside and out. The specialist recommended installing 4 Mobile Home Foundation Post under the home. 

Our production team installed 4 Mobile Home Foundation Posts under the home to add support and level its foundation. 

Reoccurring Foundation Issues, Nashua, NH

A homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire, has been living in her home since 1971. Around 2005 she had an issue where some cracks appeared on her foundation walls. She contacted a local contractor that installed Helical Piers. She had them install Helical Piers at the back of her home. Not even 20 years later, the same issue started to happen again. The company that installed the helical piers is no longer in business, so the homeowner had to find a new company to stop her home from sinking and cracking. 

She reached out to EFS. Our design specialist looked at the foundation and recommended using our helical piers to stop the foundation of the home from cracking. 

During installation, our production team found that the old helical had completely failed. Our team installed 8 Helical Piers on the footing of the foundation. 

The homeowner was happy that her home was fully stabilized. 

Slopping Floors and a Sump Pump Installation, Goffstown, NH

A homeowner in Goffstown, New Hampshire, had recently purchased their home less than a year ago. The home has sloping floors and water entering the basement. The homeowner is worried about his daughter and grandchildren's safety. Our design specialist examined the home and recommended installing SmartJacks, CleanSpace, SaniDry, TripleSafe, WaterGuard, and IceGuard into the home. 

Our production team installed 5 SmartJacks with 18 ft of supplemental beam, CleanSpace, a SaniDry, TripleSafe, WaterGuard, and IceGuard. The team was able to stop the floors from sloping and created a waterproofing system to remove water from the basement.  

TripleSafe and WaterGuard Installation, Greenville, NH

A homeowner in Greenville, New Hampshire had some water coming into their basement. The homeowner is looking into having a waterproofing system installed. Our design specialist recommended installing a Triplesafe and WaterGuard in the basement of the home. 

Before our crew could install the waterproofing system the homeowner had to remove some shelving in the basement. Our production team then installed the TripleSafe and WaterGuard in the basement. 

TripleSafe and WaterGuard Installation, Greenville, NH - Photo 1
SmartJacks Installation, Nashua, NH

A homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire, had concerns with their crawlspace. Our design specialist examined the crawlspace and recommended installing SmartJacks to stabilize the floor. They also recommended installing a SaniDry into their basement to control the humidity. 

Our production crew installed 4 SmartJacks with 22' of Supplemental beam into the crawlspace. The team also installed a SaniDry in the basement. 

Foundation Wall Crack, Litchfield, NH

A homeowner in Litchfield, New Hampshire, had a crack in their foundation. Over the past couple of years, the crevice has been getting bigger. Our design specialist examined the foundation and recommended installing FlexiSpan and a SaniDry to control the humidity in the basement. 

Our production team installed 8 feet of FlexiSpan to the foundation wall in the basement. The homeowner had previously had a TripleSafe Sump and a WaterGuard system installed into their basement. The crew will tie the FlexiSpan into the WaterGuard so that any water can pass into the WaterGuard system and then trickle into the TripleSafe. After the FlexiSpan was installed, the team installed the SaniDry and connected the discharge line to the TripleSafe. 

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Water Coming Up From Cracks, Milford, NH

A homeowner in Milford, New Hampshire, had water entering from cracks in the basement floor and wall. They noticed the water coming into the basement for the past 2 years and decided it was time to find a solution. The homeowners have no intention to sell their home, so they are going to repair the home and repair it right. They want to protect their items in storage from water ruining them.

Our design specialist completed a thorough inspection of the basement space. After examining the basement, the design specialist recommended installing WaterGuard, Ultra Sump, IceGuard LawnScape Outlet, FlexiSpan Crack Monitor, and NexusPro. 

The team first started by chipping out the 51' of concrete for the WaterGuard and space for the UltraSump to be set in. This drainage system is lightly covered with crushed stone and then concrete is poured and smoothed over the WaterGuard, leaving a part of the flange exposed. Once the system is installed and tested successfully, the concrete patch work can be completed. The crew then uses FlexiSpan to seal cracks that are on the foundation wall. The IceGuard and LawnScape Outlet are installed on the exterior of the home. They are part of the discharge line from the UltraSump and allow for the water to be pushed out of the home and get the water far from the home so it cannot re-enter the home. The crew also installed 3 Crack Monitors on cracks the homeowner was concerned about. If any foundation problems emerge with these cracks, the homeowner should be able to detect them now. The team finished the project by sealing cracks and control joints in the basement using NexusPro. 

Void Under Garage Slab, Wilton, NH

A homeowner in Wilton, New Hampshire, lives in a home that was built last July. Their garage slab was making a hollow sound underneath it and the homeowner wanted to find a solution to fill the voids they detected. Our design specialist inspected around the garage and recommended using PolyLevel to fill all the voids under the slab. 

Our PolyLevel team, led by Nick Melo, first drilled a number of injection ports throughout the surface of the slab in a grid pattern. The grid pattern allowed them to fill any void precisely without lifting. The slab itself had not severely cracked or become uneven yet, and so it was crucial Nick and his team did not inject too much material. Once installation of the polymer foam was complete, the garage no longer had hollow noises. The homeowner was pleased they didn't have to worry about voids beneath their slab causing damage to their home. 

Sinking Walkway, Manchester, NH

A homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire, had found their walkway in the front of their home was sinking more and more each year. The homeowner wanted to fix the walkway before this trend of getting worse continued. Our design specialist examined the walkway and recommended lifting the concrete using PolyLevel. 

Our production team lifted the walkway successfully by drilling small ports into the concrete and injecting PolyLevel under the concrete until the foam lifted the slab. After we lifted the walkway, the team sealed the control joints with NexusPro.  The homeowner now has peace of mind that their walkway will no longer be a tripping hazard throughout the year.

Homeowner Wants to Replace Wooden Supports, Manchester, NH

A homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire, wanted to support a beam in the basement. The homeowner was worried about the structural integrity of the wooden supports in their basement. Our design specialist examined the wooden supports in the basement and recommended installing SmartJacks. 

Our production crew began by setting up temporary supports to take the weight off of the wooden supports. The team then removed the supports and began chipping out a footing for our SmartJacks. After the footing was chipped out, the team connected the SmartJacks to the main beam. Finally, the team pours concrete over the base and removed the temporary posts. 

Vertical Crack in Foundation Wall Allows Water Into Basement, Hudson, NH

A homeowner in Hudson, New Hampshire, has a crack in their foundation wall that continues to leak water into the basement. The homeowner would like to stop the crack from leaking. Our design specialist looked at the crevice in the basement and recommended using FlexiSpan to seal it. 

Our production team sealed the crack on the foundation wall and prevented water from entering the basement. 

Vertical Crack in Foundation Wall Allows Water Into Basement, Hudson, NH - Photo 1
Pool Deck is Sinking and Cracking, Manchester, NH

A homeowner in Manchester, New Hampshire, has lived in their home for over 20 years and they have had the pool for around the same time. Over the past 20 years, the pool deck has sunk and cracked. The homeowner would like to extend the lifespan of the pool deck. Our design specialist recommended installing PolyLevel and NexusPro to lift, level, and seal the cracks on the pool deck. 

Our production team used Poly and slab jacks to lift and level the concrete around the pool. After the pool deck was leveled, the team sealed all of the cracks in concrete with NexusPro.  

Leaking Bulkhead, Nashua, NH

A homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire, had water entering their basement through their bulkhead. The most amount of water they've had in their basement was 6", the homeowner would like to find a solution to prevent water from flooding the basement. Our design specialist walked through the basement and confirmed that water was coming through the bulkhead and onto the basement floor. The specialist recommended installing a one-wall drainage system with a vapor barrier against the wall in the basement. 

Our production team installed WaterGuard, CleanSpace, SuperSump, IceGuard, and a buried downspout. The CleanSpace will collect any water that enters through the foundation and direct it into the drainage system at the base of the wall. Then the water will go through the sump pump and out to the downspout and away from the home. 

Water Entering Finished Basement, North Chelmsford, MA

A homeowner in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts, had water coming into their basement for the last few years. The carpet in their basement was damaged by water because the water had constantly entered the basement. The homeowner knows that this issue will be a sticking point when they decide to sell the home. Our design specialist Stephen examined where the water has been collecting in the basement. Stephen recommended installing WaterGuard, UltraSump, and IceGuard to stop water from collecting on the floor in their basement. Additionally, Stephen recommended replacing the bulkhead door, FlexiSpan, and a Crack Monitor to prevent water from coming through the walls. 

Our production team first started by exposing 22' of foundation wall in the basement. They then chipped out 26' of concrete to install the WaterGuard along the foundation wall. At the end of the WaterGuard, the team had dug a basin to install the UltraSump. The team then used a core drill to feed the drainage line through to the exterior of the home. After the drainage line is fed through to the exterior of the home, the team connected the IceGuard to the drainage line. Following the waterproofing system being installed the team removed the old bulkhead and replaced it with the new one. Finally, the team installed FlexiSpan over the crack in the foundation wall and applied a crack monitor to the crack on the exterior of the home. EFS was able to prevent water from coming into their basement.

CleanSpace Installation in CrawlSpace, Bedford, NH

A homeowner in Bedford, New Hampshire, had concerns about the moisture in their crawlspace. They wanted to improve the efficiency of the insulation of their crawlspace. Our design specialist Victor examined and measured the crawlspace. Victor proposed a solution that would improve efficiency and address the moisture in the crawlspace. The solution was to install CleanSpace, Drainage Matting, and TerraBlock into the crawlspace. 

Our production team first removed all debris from the crawlspace. Next, they installed Drainage Matting over the 320sqft of the crawlspace. This will allow air and water to travel under the matting without disturbing the crawlspace. Next, the team installed TerraBlock over the drainage matting and on the walls for added insulation. Following the TerraBlock, the team installed CleanSpace over the floors and walls of the crawlspace to create a vapor barrier where moisture and pests can't penetrate through. To finish the job the team installed an EverLast Door at the entrance to the crawlspace to create a physical door to close the space. 

Concrete Needed Repair in Warehouse, Merrimack, NH

A warehouse in Merrimack, New Hampshire, had some concrete that had cracked on the warehouse floor. The cracking had gotten bad enough to cause a tripping hazard. The warehouse had forklifts that operated on the warehouse floor and the manager would like to have the floor repaired. Our design specialist Michael Bradley examined the areas of cracked concrete and recommended removing and replacing the cracked concrete, using PolyLevel to fill the void under the concrete, and using NexusPro to seal cracks around the warehouse. 

Our PolyLevel team led by Tyler, first started by chipping out the damaged section of concrete. Once the concrete was removed, they installed rebar to strengthen the concrete. They then poured the new concrete over the rebar and waited for it to cure. As the concrete is curing, the team went around the warehouse to inject PolyLevel under the concrete to fill void. After the team filled the void, they used NexusPro to seal all of the cracks around the warehouse. 

Cracks in Foundation Wall, Somersworth, NH

A homeowner in Somersworth, Massachusetts, had some cracks in their foundation that they are concerned about. One year ago the home had the main beam replaced, and since then they have seen cracks in the foundation. Our design specialist Brian looked around the basement and the main living area of the home and found noticeable cracks in the foundation and other indications in the main living space. Our specialist recommended adding support to the foundation walls and under the main beam. 

Our production team installed PowerBraces on the foundation wall to strengthen the walls. The PowerBrace is a beam that is slightly taller than the foundation wall, the beam is mounted to the base of the wall with a plate and is secured into place by connecting to the joists. Using the bracket to connect to the joist the team can tighten the PowerBrace as much as they can to straighten a wall that has begun to bow. The team installed PowerBraces every few feet around the entire perimeter of the basement. After the team finished installing the PowerBraces the team began prepping to install the SmartJacks. To prep for the new supports, the team chipped out concrete where each SmartJack will rest. The team opens a 2'x2'x18" hole under the concrete and filled most of the hole with engineered fill then the top of the fill is covered with concrete for the SmartJack to rest on. Once the supports are connected to the main beam the team sets the footing of the SmartJack in concrete to lock them in place. Our team was able to address their foundation concerns and add stability to their foundation walls and the main beam of their home. 

Covered Porch Needs Support, Merrimack, NH

A homeowner in Merrimack, New Hampshire, had a covered porch off of the back of their home. They deemed the covered porch no longer safe to stand in because of fear that it will collapse. The concrete piers under the main beam were sagging while some other supports around the porch were doing nothing at all. The homeowners would like to have the supports under their covered porch replaced so they can use that space in their home again. Our design specialist Chris recommended installing 6 EZ posts to replace the old sinking concrete piers. 

Our structural team began installing temporary posts and carefully removing the old concrete piers from under the covered porch. The team installed EZ posts in place of the old concrete piers. They installed the EZ posts by using a drive head to drill down the post like a big screw. The team made sure that each post was installed straight and under enough pressure to stabilize the covered porch. The team disposed of the old concrete piers and secured the EZ posts to the vertical supports of the covered porch. 

Our team installed EZ posts under the homeowners' covered porch to replace old sinking concrete piers that had lost their structural integrity. The team supported the main beam with 3 EZ posts and also added support where 3 concrete piers had failed with 3 more EZ posts. The homeowner was very happy they were able to use their covered porch. 

Leaking Bulkhead, Bedford, NH

A homeowner in Bedford, New Hampshire, found water in their basement after a rainstorm dropped .7" of rain in 24 hours. The water was collecting at the bottom of the last step of the bulkhead. The homeowner lived in Florida during the winter and doesn't want to worry about water in the basement when they were in Florida. Our design specialist recommended installing a sump pump and a drainage system to collect and dispel the water. 

Our Waterproofing team started by chipping out a trench for our TrenchLock and WaterGuard to sit in. The TrenchLock was installed in from of the bulkhead door and the water was installed on both sides of the door. Connected to the drainage system was the TripleSafe Sump, so if any water enters the TrenchLock or WaterGuard the TripleSafe will push the water out of the basement through the drainage line. 

The homeowners were happy to know if any water enters the basement through the bulkhead that the drainage system and sump pump will collect the water and push it out of the basement. The homeowner now has peace of mind when they travel to Florida for the winter. 

 

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Cracking Garage Slab, Nashua, NH

A homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire, had lived in their home for 45 years, and about 10-15 years ago they noticed cracking and shifting in their concrete. The cracking and shifting had gotten worse over the past couple of years and the homeowners are planning on selling the home in the future. The homeowner wanted to repair the cracks in the garage because it had started affecting the mudroom inside their house and could potentially affect a sale in the future. The homeowner planned on moving to Florida sometime shortly. Our design specialist recommended installing PolyLevel and NexusPro to fill the void, lift, level, and seal cracks on the garage slab.

Our PolyLevel Crew repaired the garage by injecting PolyLevel under the slab. The team used our Polyrig to fill the void underneath the slab. Once the void was filled the team performed a lift and level procedure to areas that had sunk. When the team finished the lift and level procedure they then sealed all of the cracks in the garage with NexusPro.

The homeowners were happy with the repair of the garage slab. The concrete was leveled and the cracks were sealed. 

Cracking Garage Slab, Nashua, NH - Photo 1
Supports Added to Stop Sloping Floors, Manchester, NH

A contractor in Manchester, New Hampshire, purchased a home in late 2020 that had a fire on its top floor. The homeowner wanted to gut the top floor to repair items that were damaged by the fire. Other than the fire damage in the home, there were also some floor support problems. On the first and second floors, the floors were sagging and sloping. The homeowner plans on repairing the home to rent out the top floor as two rental income units. Our design specialist Michael B. recommended replacing the old supports in the basement and adding more supports. 

Our production team replaced and installed 6 lally columns into the basement. To install the lally columns, the team first installed temporary supports around the basement to keep the beams and floors in place when they replace the old lally columns. Once the temporary supports were set up and the old supports are removed, the team began prepping for the new lally columns to be installed. The team chipped out 24" by 24" sections of concrete to install each lally column. Each section that the team chipped out is so the lally column doesn't rest on the slab in the basement. The team chipped through the slab until they hit the dirt. After they reached dirt, the team poured in a concrete base that the lally column can rest on. The team sets the bottom of the lally column on the concrete and connected the top to the beam above. After the lally columns were installed, the team poured concrete over the base to prevent them from moving or shifting. 

The homeowner was happy that EFS stopped the sagging and sloping in their home. Now they can focus on repairing the second floor so the homeowner can transition that space into two rental units. 

Supports Added to Stop Sloping Floors, Manchester, NH - Photo 1
Watering Entering Basement, Hollis, NH

A homeowner in Hollis, New Hampshire, had water entering their basement and causing damage to the floors and belongings. Water appears in the basement during periods of thaw/ melt, and or heavy rains. The homeowner has seen up to 4" of water in their basement at one time. Our design specialist Tom recommended installing a perimeter drainage system in their basement. 

Our waterproofing team began by chipping out concrete at the base of the basement wall. The team chipped out a 6" wide trench around the entire perimeter of the basement. This trench will hold our WaterGuard perimeter drainage system. Any water from the wall or the ground will be collected by this channel and directed to a sump pump. As the team was chipping out the concrete for the WaterGuard the team also chipped out the basin for the sump pump. After the team was finished chipping all of the concrete they began laying the WaterGuard into the channel. The team connected each section of WaterGuard with a strong adhesive and made sure to pitch the WaterGuard so the water can run downhill toward the sump pump. The team installed the TripleSafe Sump and connected it to the WaterGuard. Once the WaterGuard and TripleSafe are connected the team began mixing concrete to cover the perimeter drainage and around the sump pump. When the concrete was curing the team used a coring drill to make a hole in the wall to allow the drainage pipe to push water outside. Attached to the drainage pipe on the exterior of the home, the team installed an IceGuard to prevent water from backing up into the basement. The team dug a trench for the drainage line. The trench was dug out into the yard to prevent water from re-entering the home.

The team completed installing the perimeter drainage system in the basement. The homeowner doesn't have to worry about water collecting in their basement anymore. 

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Erosion Causing Foundation and Waterproofing Issues, Pelham, NH

A homeowner in Pelham, New Hampshire, had dirt entering their basement. Water coming off of the roof and water was pulling dirt into the basement because the foundation in the front of the home doesn't have a footing. The home was built in the 1940s and seemed to have additions installed to the home throughout the years. Our design specialist Michael B. recommended installing Helical Piers in the front of the home, a small masonry wall to hold dirt and water back from coming into the basement, SmartJacks, and a perimeter drainage system. 

Our team first started by installing the SmartJacks under the main floor. The team propped up a supplemental beam under the floor joist. The team then installed the SmartJacks under the supplemental beam and secured them together by using a U bracket and self-taping screws. After the SmartJacks are installed the team began chipping out concrete from the perimeter drainage system. They chipped out a small trench around the perimeter of the basement so they can install WaterGuard and the TripleSafe Sump. Once our team placed the WaterGuard and TripleSafe in the small trench around the basement, they then poured concrete around the WaterGuard and Triplesafe. After the perimeter drainage was installed, the team began exposing the foundation wall at the front of the home so they could install the Helical Piers. The team used a hydraulic drive head to torque the Helical piers under the home to stabilize the front of the home. Once the Helical piers are installed, the team moved back inside the basement to start the masonry block wall. The team started by pouring concrete footing. Next, after the footing was cured the team started laying concrete blocks. Our lead mason laid two levels of blocks to prevent dirt and water from entering the main section of the basement. 

The homeowners were happy that our team was able to stop water and dirt from entering the basement while also stabilizing the foundation and the floors on the main floor. 

 

Mouth of Garage Has Become Eye Sore, Nashua, NH

A homeowner in Nashua, New Hampshire, purchased their forever home 2 years ago. The home was built in 2000 and at purchase, they noticed that something was wrong with the apron of the garage. Over the first two winters since purchasing the home, the mouth of the garage has gotten worse. The homeowner would like to have the apron repaired because it is an eyesore. Our design specialist Kenny recommended chipping out the apron of the garage and pouring a new apron. 

Our team first started by chipping out the apron of the garage using jackhammers. The team chipped out 8-12" of concrete so they can replace the apron of the garage. After the concrete is removed the team began mixing concrete. The team made framing so they can make a form for the apron. The team poured and smoothed the concrete inside of the form and then waited for the concrete to cure. Once the concrete is cured the team removed the form. 

The homeowners were happy with how their new garage apron looked. 

Mouth of Garage Has Become Eye Sore, Nashua, NH - Photo 1
Radon Mitigation System, Pelham, NH

A homeowner in Pelham, New Hampshire, recently tested their home for radon. The results from the test came back at an average of 31 pCi/L. The homeowners would like to install a radon mitigation system into their home. They planned on finishing the basement and are worried about their grandchildren's health. The homeowners had a passive system in their home and our design specialist Michael B. recommended installing a radon fan onto the existing passive system. 

Our production team started by examining the existing passive radon system. The system had one extraction point and our crew needed to add a second to capture as much radon as possible. The team started by chipping out a section of concrete for the additional extraction point. Once the team chipped out enough concrete, they inserted a PVC radon pipe into the concrete and sealed it. After the team sealed the extraction point they tied the radon pipe in with the existing radon systems. Once the team set up the two extraction points were set up, the team then went up into the attic and installed a radon fan onto the existing system. The radon team made sure the radon system was working correctly before leaving. 

The homeowners were very happy with their new radon system. The radon system reduced the radon levels in their home to a safe level. 

 

Radon Mitigation System, Pelham, NH - Photo 1
Slab Under Addition Is Cracked and Sinking, Merrimack, NH

A homeowner in Merrimack, New Hampshire, had an addition that was installed on raised supports and the supports were set on a concrete slab. The home was built in the 1950s and the newest homeowners have lived in the home for 2 years. Since they purchased the home the homeowners noticed the addition at the back of their home was being supported by cracked concrete. With young kids running around the homeowners have had to tell their kids not to go into the addition because they fear it will collapse. Our design specialist Chris recommended removing the concrete under the additions and installing 6 EZ posts underneath the structure. 

 Our production team started by removing the concrete from under the addition. To make sure the addition didn't collapse the team set up temporary supports. The team removed the concrete and the old supports from the addition and began setting up the EZ posts. The team used a hydraulic drive head to drive down our EZ post into the ground. The team drove down each EZ post until they achieved a high enough PSI to support the addition. The team then capped each of the EZ posts with an adapter that will hold a PT 6x6 support. The team finished by securing each of the EZ posts to the addition to fully support it. 

The homeowners were very happy with the results of the project. They can now use the back room of their home for the first since purchasing the home 2 years ago. 

Slab Under Addition Is Cracked and Sinking, Merrimack, NH - Photo 1
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Manchester 03103, Manchester 03109, Manchester 03104, Manchester 03101, Manchester 03105, Manchester 03111, Manchester 03102, Manchester 03108, Nashua 03062, Nashua 03063, Nashua 03060, Nashua 03064, Nashua 03061, Merrimack 03054, Hudson 03051, Bedford 03110, Goffstown 03045, Milford 03055, Pelham 03076, Amherst 03031, Weare 03281, Litchfield 03052, Hollis 03049, Peterborough 03458, Hillsborough 03244, New Boston 03070, Brookline 03033, New Ipswich 03071, Wilton 03086, Antrim 03440, Mont Vernon 03057, Greenville 03048, Greenfield 03047, Lyndeborough 03082, Hancock 03449, Francestown 03043, Bennington 03442, Temple 03084, West Peterborough 03468

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