Case Studies

Case Studies

Crawl Space Near Lake Waterproofed in Clay Township, MI
These excited new homeowners had just bought a beautiful house on the water in Clay Township. But their inspector urged them to install drainage and sump pumps in the crawl...
When a homeowner contacted HomeSpec about a large crack in her basement wall, we found that several of the walls were cracked in multiple areas. This fracturing was the result...
Moldy Basement Waterproofed in Hamtramck, MI
Mold is the last thing any homeowner wants to deal with. It can cause numerous health issues, aggravate allergies, and ruin anything it grows on. Once it starts growing, it...
Flooded Basement Gets Waterproofed in Port Huron, MI
These homeowners were used to flooding in their area, but they had two sump pumps in their basement and didn't experience many water issues - until 2020. During a bad storm,...
Leaking Basement Waterproofed With Interior Drainage System in Romulus, MI
This new homeowner contacted us because the home he purchased from a flipper had a wet, leaking basement. The seller refused to pay for the repairs, though. After getting...
A buyer purchased a home with the intention to fix it up and sell it. However, the home had extensive foundation damage that would require a professional to make it safe and...
Many homeowners make the mistake of trying to patch foundation cracks themselves. Or worse, they hire "professionals" to do it - who end up making the problem much worse....
Bowing Wall & Leaking Basement Repaired in Pontiac, MI
This basement was in bad shape, and the homeowner wanted it fixed permanently so he didn't have to worry. This is why he called HomeSpec. One wall was bowing and one was...
Basement Floor Cracks Sealed in Walled Lake, MI
This Walled Lake homeowner was getting ready to sell her home when she realized she had cracks in her concrete basement floor. She was worried this would be a problem when...
Basement Professionally Waterproofed After Failed Attempts in Ann Arbor, MI
These homeowners purchased this home in Ann Arbor a little over two years ago, and quickly realized there was a problem with water seeping into the basement. The basement...
100-Year-Old Foundation Repaired in Oxford, MI
This homeowner contacted HomeSpec because the floors in his kitchen and living room (over the crawl space) were sagging over an inch down. The home was 104 years old and had...
Musty Crawl Space Encapsulated in Clinton, MI
The crawl space was wet and creating a musty smell that was spreading thoughout the home. 
170-Year-Old Foundation Crumbling and Leaking in Attica, MI
This beautiful countryside home was built in the 1850's and had several problems in the cellar/crawl space. The sump pump was old and not working properly to expel water away...
Damaged Basement Needs Waterproofing in Hudson, MI
Water was leaking into the basement severely and causing damage. 
This homeowner contacted HomeSpec because his concrete block foundation walls were cracked and one wall was bowing inward. This is a common problem with block foundations...
Total Case Studies: 18