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Basement Waterproofing & Foundation Repair in Cincinnati, OH

Cracks in the foundation, wet spots along the basement floor, and uneven concrete surfaces can all present challenges that require the expertise of experienced professionals. To protect your Cincinnati, OH personal and commercial property from basement, concrete and foundation problems, turn to Jaco. Since 1972, our team has provided homes and businesses with industry-leading basement repair and foundation waterproofing solutions.

Crawl Space Waterproofing

If your home has a crawl space, it’s the foundation of your home. As such, it’s important to keep it safe from water damage that could lead to deterioration and weakened integrity. Crawl space waterproofing involves putting measures in place to prevent moisture intrusion and water damage in the crawl space area beneath a building. Contact Jaco to install vapor barriers or to schedule crawl space repair services in Cincinnati, OH.

 

Basement Foundation Repair

Over time, basements can develop structural issues due to factors such as soil movement, water pressure, or inadequate construction. Jaco’s foundation repair services can correct problems such as settling, bowing walls, foundation deterioration, and more through our wall stabilization solutions. Contact our team today to learn more.

 

Basement Waterproofing

Finding water in your basement is troubling and stressful, but with Jaco on your side, you can quickly get back to enjoying your basement without worrying about water damage. Basement waterproofing typically involves applying waterproof coatings or sealants to the interior or exterior walls, installing a drainage system such as French drains or a sump pump, and ensuring proper grading and landscaping around the foundation. Contact Jaco for basement waterproofing services including:

Basement Sump Pump Installation

Sump pumps collect water that enters the basement and pumps it out through a discharge pipe, managing water levels and protecting your basement from flooding. This provides an essential safeguard against water damage and helps you maintain a dry basement, while also protecting everything within it.

 

Basement Egress Window Installation

Installing egress windows serves as an emergency exit and provides natural light and ventilation in the basement. Required in finished or habitable basements, egress windows are designed to be large enough for a person to safely exit and play a critical role in ensuring the safety of occupants by providing an alternative escape route in the event of an emergency.

 

Basement Window Well Installation

No egress window installation is complete without an accompanying window well. A basement window well provides an exit and entry point for your family and emergency personnel. Window wells are available in a variety of styles and colors to match your home.

Basement Services

Concrete Lifting Services

Sunken or otherwise uneven concrete slabs are a tripping hazard and can detract from the beauty of your property. This typically occurs when the soil beneath the concrete can no longer support it. Jaco can help by using techniques such as slab jacking or polyurethane foam lifting to lift and stabilize the concrete.

Concrete Installation Services

Concrete is a strong and durable material, but the long-term reliability of concrete surfaces and structures depends on precise installations. Jaco is backed by over 50 years of experience and has the expertise to install concrete that will withstand the test of time. 

Jaco provides the Greater Cincinnati area with:

  • Concrete Patio Installation
  • Concrete Driveway Installation
  • Concrete Driveway Extension
  • Stamped Concrete Installation
  • Concrete Step Installation
  • Concrete Walkway Installation
  • Concrete Porch Installation
  • Concrete Garage Floor Installation
  • Concrete Basement Floor Installation
  • Exposed Aggregate Installation

Concrete Sealing Service

Concrete is a porous material, leaving it vulnerable to moisture, stains, chemicals, and UV damage. Sealing your concrete helps prevent water penetration, cracks, and deterioration, extending the lifespan of the concrete and maintaining its appearance. Contact Jaco for concrete patio, driveway, and sidewalk sealing in Cincinnati, OH.

Brick Waterproofing Service

Brick waterproofing services focus on protecting brick surfaces from water infiltration and damage. Our team begins by assessing the state of the brick to find the best areas to apply the solution. From there, we’ll apply specialized waterproofing coatings or sealants to the brickwork, creating a barrier against moisture. This service helps prevent water-related issues, such as efflorescence, spalling, or crumbling, and helps preserve the structural integrity of the brickwork.

Concrete Repair

Our concrete repair services involve fixing damaged, sunken, or deteriorated concrete structures. We may recommend a few different solutions, depending on the location and extent of the damage. Concrete repair helps restore the structural integrity and aesthetics of the concrete, preventing further deterioration and ensuring a safe and functional surface. Contact Jaco for concrete repair services, including sunken concrete repair.

Concrete Leveling Services

Jaco uses polyurethane foam concrete lifting and mudjacking solutions to level concrete slabs back to their desired heights and conditions. Both methods involve pumping a specialized material beneath the concrete slab to lift it and bring it back to a level position. Concrete leveling resolves tripping hazards, improves drainage, and restores the functionality and appearance of the concrete slab.

Concrete Services

Foundation Repair

Foundation repair is an essential service that addresses structural issues within a building’s foundation, such as cracks, settling, or deterioration. By identifying the underlying causes of foundation problems and implementing appropriate solutions, Jaco’s professional foundation repair services help restore stability and prevent further damage. Contact Jaco for block foundation repair, block wall repair, and push pier foundation repair

Foundation Stabilization Services

Foundation stabilization services focus on reinforcing and strengthening a compromised foundation to prevent further movement or shifting. Our team uses foundation piering solutions, which include foundation helical pier installation and steel pier lifting methods. By stabilizing the foundation, our team will eliminate the risk of structural damage and protect the structural integrity of the building.

Foundation Waterproofing

Whether your home rests on a basement, crawl space, or slab, excess moisture can quickly damage your foundation. Waterproofing solutions can protect your foundation from water intrusion and prevent moisture-related issues. Depending on the state of the property, our team will recommend solutions such as crack repair, waterproof sealants, or sump pumps. Foundation waterproofing protects against problems like moisture buildup, mold growth, and basement flooding, preserving the foundation’s integrity and the overall health of the structure.

 

New Construction Waterproofing

Jaco specializes in new construction waterproofing solutions designed to fortify buildings against water intrusion. Using cutting-edge techniques and premium materials, we create robust barriers in critical areas like foundations, basements, and exteriors. 

Foundation Services

Commercial Air Barrier

A commercial air barrier system fills any cracks or gaps to eliminate water vapor or air from leaking into the building. By reducing uncontrolled airflow, a commercial air barrier improves energy efficiency and enhances indoor air quality. This helps maintain consistent temperatures and humidity levels within the building, resulting in increased comfort and consistently dry indoor conditions.

Sheet Waterproofing

Among the most effective ways to protect your commercial building from leaks and water intrusion is sheet waterproofing. The process is versatile and involves the installation of self-adhered waterproofing membranes or sheets to create a reliable barrier against moisture. Sheet waterproofing is commonly used for roofs, foundations, basements, and other areas prone to water exposure, effectively preventing water intrusion and protecting the structure from water damage.

Cementitious Waterproofing

Cementitious waterproofing is a durable and cost-effective waterproofing solution used for various concrete structures. It involves applying a cement-based coating to concrete surfaces, forming a protective barrier that resists water penetration. Cementitious waterproofing is commonly used for below-grade structures, such as basements or retaining walls, as it provides excellent adhesion to concrete and can withstand hydrostatic pressure, effectively preventing water intrusion and protecting the structure from moisture-related issues.

Bentonite Clay
Waterproofing

When exposed to water, bentonite clay expands to create an impermeable barrier against water. This method involves applying bentonite clay panels or sheets to foundation walls or below-grade structures. Bentonite clay waterproofing is known for its self-sealing properties, making it an effective solution for preventing water intrusion and protecting against potential leaks or other moisture-related problems.

Drainage Composites

Drainage composites are commonly used in areas where water needs to be drained away from an area to prevent pooling. This makes them a common choice for use behind retaining walls, under plaza decks, or alongside foundations. Redirecting water away from the building will prevent water buildup, reduce hydrostatic pressure, and protect the structure’s integrity.

Commercial Waterproofing Services

Schedule an Appointment in Cincinnati, OH With Jaco

Residents of the Greater Cincinnati area can count on Jaco to deliver excellent basement waterproofing and foundation repair services backed by years of experience. Our team will work with you every step of the way to ensure you’re completely satisfied with our services. Contact us today to get started.

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