Trusted Waterproofing and Foundation Experts in the Knox, PA Area

Damp Basement Waterproofing Experts

Basement Waterproofing Experts in Knox

Our basement waterproofing services exceed normal contractors capabilities by being an experienced company in Knox, PA with water problems and how they effect concrete. Solutions for leaking, wet basements, and consistent flooding or drainage problems is our specialty here at Poseidon Waterproofing- providing the best care possible. The products we install will restore and prevent water damages, while our professionals will make sure they are set up correctly for permanent draining in the years to come.

Important Basement Issues We Can Repair

When you have water in your basement after it rains, then you know how critical the problems can be. Our professionals are here to help you set up the correct waterproofing system to ensure your home is safe during the rain.

Floods in Your Basement

Basement flooding is caused by failed systems in most cases or severe leaks that have become more rapid in progression. The most common cases derive from basement floor drains that have become clogged or over-worked, sump pumps that are broken or cannot drain enough water, or lack of a waterproofing system to help carry the load. Other cases may be caused by standard leaks that have built up overtime causing a flood with no where to be drained.

Wet Basements & Leaks

Cracks are the most common symptoms of wet basements that cause leaks and seepage to 'creep' from different areas. Leaks can range from slow to steady having adverse effects on your concrete, walls, and floors. Over time the amount of water can become more severe creating more problems for your basement- including structural damages.

Drain Systems and Waterproofing Products We Use

The SafeEdge™

Our carefully created system contains a deeper profile allowing it to cover more surface area than other traditional systems available.

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The SafeDrain™

This system features a lower profile and larger design which allows for adequate floor thickness to be poured over it after installation.

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The SafeTrack™

Our water removal system is made to be installed without excavating the soil around your home or basement floor.

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Settling Foundation Repair Experts

Getting the best solutions for foundation cracks and bowed walls, requires the expertise of Poseidon Waterproofing where we specialize in structural restoration. Our foundation repair services exceed normal contractors capabilities by being an experienced company in Knox, PA with concrete slabs that support your home. The products we install will restore and hold in place the key components to your structure, while our professionals will insure they are set up correctly for permanent hold.

Common Foundation Problems We Repair

There is a list of usual problems that affect homeowners in the Knox area. If you recognize any of these issues, it is very important that you contact an expert to be sure your home is safe. Our team is here to help you prevent future damage to your home.

Buckling Foundation Walls

Often times, leaning basement walls are caused from hydrostatic pressure. Clay-rich soil will absorb a lot of moisture when it rains, and this causes it to expand and put pressure on your basement walls. Eventually, the wall(s) will be pushed into your home. We can install durable wall anchors that are much better than traditional anchors on the market today.

Foundation & Wall Cracks

Nobody wants to deal with cracks in the basement, but you have to get them taken care of before they start to let water seep inside. Typically, these openings in the floors and walls are caused from concrete shrinkage, or from hydrostatic pressure being exerted from the soil on your foundation. To fix the problem, we make use of a urethane injection technique that will fill the cracks from the soil to the surface so that they won't ever be able to let water inside.


Our Patented Products and Foundation Repair Systems

SafeBase™ Wall Anchors

We use wall plates and steel rods that are installed outside and inside of the basement wall to pull the bowed concrete back in place. This is a permanent solution that will withstand any amount of pressure.

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Liquid Urethane Injection

When performing any foundation repair we finish off the project by injecting liquid urethane to permanently seal these openings from potential future water leaks that will cause additional problems.

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Musty Crawl Space Repair Experts

We have the experience, skills, tools, and know-how to take care of moisture problems beneath your Knox area home. Unfortunately, a lot of people don't give much thought to this space. However, it's important to understand that what happens here can have a huge effect on the rest of your Knox, PA home. Poseidon Waterproofing can provide you with effective crawl space repair and encapsulation or "sealing" services which will involve the installation of floor liners, vapor barriers, dehumidifiers, and more.

Warning Signs of a Crawl Space Issue

  • Home smells bad (mold growth)
  • Moisture can be seen pooling up next to the footing
  • Home feels very humid and uncomfortable
  • Unwanted critters can be seen entering and exiting the space

When you become aware of any of the warning signs above, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our team are here to help your family get the repairs that are needed to keep your home safe for years to come.

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Ready to learn more about our crawl space repair and encapsulation services? Complete the contact form. A team member will be contacting you shortly to address any questions or concerns that you may have, or to help you with appointment scheduling. In addition to crawl space repair, our team also excels at providing basement waterproofing services as well as foundation repair.

Contact Us for an Estimate

If you see any of the problematic basement, foundation, or humid crawl space issues mentioned above, please don't hesitate to contact our team. We would love to set up an appointment to go over your specific problem and get you an estimate for repairs.

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