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After many floods in their basements, this homeowner finally called BQ. The crew installed a drainage systems around the perimeter, a CleanSpace liner system along the walls to trap all moisture, and a new SuperSump Sump Pump. The high-volume SuperSump Sump Pump can pump out 2,500 gallons an hour of water and keep your basement dry for years to come. Inside the sump pump liner, the SuperSump's cast-iron sump pump rests on a plastic stand, keeping it away from any dirt and debris that may collect on the liner's floor. At the top of the liner, a floor drain exists. BQ Basement Systems offers only the most carefully researched, highest quality sump pump systems in the industry. Installed with a sturdy airtight lid with rubber grommets around every opening, this pump is ideal for keeping odors, humidity, and sump pump noise from rising upwards into the home.
Check out the transformation of this crawl space in Manheim, PA. When the BQ Basement Systems team arrived we knew right away that this crawl space was in serious need of repair due to evident flooding. Our crew waterproofed the crawl space to get rid of the humidity and moisture that was beginning to lift up into the air of the home. The BQ crew installed a french drain around the perimeter and sump pump to pump future groundwater out. We also installed a clean space liner over the walls and the floor which traps all moisture and prevents it from entering the air and the home.
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Water in the basement or crawl space leads to mold, rot, musty odors and structural issues. It also leads to a reoccurring headache for you. Luckily, our trained experts are available to permanently fix the problem.
We will properly install a hidden drainage system in your Lancaster basement and completely encapsulate your crawl space with CleanSpace vapor barrier. We are here to solve the problem for you.
|Why Choose Us?
Foundation problems destroy your Lancaster home’s value and can be dangerous. Our in-house team of structural and geo-technical engineers are here to help. We design and install the right solution and usually have the project finished in less than a week. You will have peace of mind as we provide a 25-year written warranty against defects on our foundation products.
The sunken and cracked concrete around your Lancaster home is both an eyesore and a safety hazard. It is also likely to get worse, but we can fix it for you.
Our experts use PolyLevel, a superior polyurethane foam. Small holes are drilled in the concrete, the foam is injected and the expanding foam lifts the concrete. The majority of contractors you will call use mudslurry instead of foam. Mudslurry is heavier, require larger holes in the concrete and does not last as long as PolyLevel. Call us today to learn more.
A healthy crawl space is important to maintain a healthy home. This homeowner in Marietta, PA was troubled by his wet, musty crawl space. The mold in his crawl space was an allergen and affecting the health of his family. To make his home healthy again, our team designed a solution.
Our Crew installed the CleanSpace crawl space encapsulation system. CleanSpace prevents water from entering the crawlspace. Because it is inorganic, it does not support mold growth. The crew also installed a waterproofing system including a full perimeter french drain system and a SmartSump sump pump equipped to handle any rain water or groundwater. Last, but certainly not least, our crew installed a SaniDry dehumidifier to eliminate all humidity that was built up in the crawl space. This homeowner is happy to have a healthy home free of mold.
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Floors over crawl space foundations sag due to many reasons, including inadequate or shifting supports beneath floor joists and lumber deterioration due to mold and rot.
As a floor sags, this problem is often associated with other issues, including cracking drywall, skewed door and window openings, and a potentially moldy, musty odor in the house. Our SmartJack system is designed to straighten and strengthen sagging floors over crawl space foundations. We also have other products that can eliminate crawl space moisture problems like rot and corroded metal surfaces.
These homeowners in Ephrata, PA now have peace of mind knowing their home is permanently stabilized due to the Smartjack system.
Many concrete pool decks are prone to settling because of the pool construction process. The backfill soil that’s added around the pool excavation will not be as dense or well-compacted as the undisturbed soil farther from the pool. When a heavy concrete slab is poured around the pool, loose soil will often compress under the slab’s weight, causing sections of the concrete to sink or settle. That was the case with this pool deck in Reinholds, PA.
Uneven concrete is a dangerous tripping hazard especially by a pool. These homeowners in Reinholds, PA knew they needed to fix their sinking concrete was did not want to settle for replacement. Our BQ team knew the perfect solution to their problem. Our crew lifted and leveled this concrete pool deck returning the slab back to its original height. These homeowners can now enjoy the Summer months by the pool with peace of mind and a safe pool deck.
This homeowner in Millersville, PA was in serious need of a new sump pump and BQ Basement Systems had the perfect soultion! Along with a installing full perimeter waterproofing system, the BQ crew installed a Triple Safe Sump Pump System.
The Triple Safe Sump Pump System includes a cast-iron sump pump has as well as a Battery Backup Sump Pump. Both systems are housed in a larger, double-chambered sump pump liner.
The Sump Pump has the ability to pump out over 4,300 gallons per hour, it can kick on when the smaller pump is overwhelmed, pumping back water and keeping even the heaviest flooding well under control. With both sump pumps running simultaneously, your system will pump out nearly 7,000 gallons per hour. And if the power goes out, your battery backup is ready to take over. Now THAT'S protection!
This homeowner is now totally protected from wet weather!
A homeowner in Elizabethtown, PA was suffering with slab settlement in his front walkway, which made the walkway uneven and dangerous for residents and guest. HE called BQ Basement Systems Basement Systems for a solution. The team injected the problem areas with PolyLevel concrete repair system.. PolyLevel raised the sinking concrete back to its original position quickly, efficiently, and with minimal surface disruption.
Now this homeowner's walkway is safe and looks as good as new!
Do you have a tripping hazard caused by sinking concrete? Call us today to schedule a free estimate!
This Crum Lynne PA homeowner contacted BQ Basement Systems regarding a tripping hazard along their pool deck. Our team saw this significant sinking pool deck and knew our PolyLevel system was the perfect solution. Voids had formed underneath the concrete slabs do to erosion of the soil under the slab. One specific slab had sunk and creating a huge gap between the level surface and the concrete slab. A sinking slab is especially dangerous around the pool because it is a major tripping hazard. BQ installed our PolyLevel System as a solution. Our team drilled holes through the slabs, filled the voids with Polyurethane, which lifted the area that had sunk and created a leveled stabilized surface. This homeowner could not have been happier and was ready to spend Summer months by the pool!
After years of a wet crawl space, these homeowners in Narvon, PA knew it was time to call the experts. We knew our waterproofing system was the perfect permanent solution to their problem. Our crew installed a french drain around perimeter of the crawl space. The french drain system moves all ground water into the Pump Pump. Our crew also installed a SmartSump Sump Pump which pumps all ground water out of the home. Along with our drainage system and SmartSump Sump Pump, our crew installed a CleanSpace liner to trap all moisture from the walls and ground and prevent it from entering the home. The homeowners now have a permanently waterproofed crawl space.
A Wet and humid crawl space causes a humid home. over 40% of the air you breath comes from under your home. These homeowners knew is important that the air in their home was healthy for their family and our crawl space repair system permanently removed the unhealthy air coming from their crawl space.
This is a sinking patio that received concrete leveling with the help from BQ Basements. There was a significant gap in between the patio steps and the patio itself. Our team came in and drilled a dime sized hole which was then filled with Polyurethane foam which lifts the concrete and levels it. We then seal it with caulk and after 15 minutes you and your family came walk on it. We back our concrete leveling with a ten year warranty! This has been found to be a permanent solution for most of our residential customers!
Do you have unleveled concrete and don't want to spend even more money to have the slab removed? Call us today!
This uneven concrete porch in East Earl, Pa was a dangerous tripping hazard for the homeowners. BQ Basements came out and drilled a dime-sized hole which was then filled with Polyurethane foam. After the crew makes sure each slab is leveled, the dime-sized hole will then be sealed off with caulk. Concrete leveling drys in seconds and can be walked on within 15 minutes. Our concrete leveling has been found to be a permanent solution in most cases, but we also back our job with a ten year warranty!
Check out the transformation of this crawl space in Columbia, PA. When the BQ Basement Systems team arrived we knew right away that this crawl space was in serious need of repair due to evident flooding. Our crew waterproofed the crawl space to get rid of the humidity and moisture that was beginning to lift up into the air of the home. The BQ crew installed a french drain around the perimeter and sump pump to pump future groundwater out. We also installed a clean space liner over the walls and the floor which traps all moisture and prevents it from entering the air and the home.
Check out this before and after of this sinking pool deck in Landisville, PA. This was a huge tripping hazard and needed to be fixed before Summer. Our PolyLevel system was the perfect solution. We used PolyLevel to permanently lift and level the concrete pool left. The surface was ready to be used in just 15 minutes. The pool deck is now safe and ready for Summer!