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WaterGuard Interior System
DryTrak Drainage Channel
TrenchDrain Drain Grate
IceGuard Discharge Line
FlexiSpan Wall Crack Repair
Polyurethane Crack Sealing
WellDuct Window Drainage
BrightWall Waterproof Panels
ThermalDry Wall Barrier
Basement To Beautiful Pre-finishing Wall Insulation Panels
Drain Tile Installation
SuperSump Pump System
TripleSafe Pumping System
UltraSump Battery Back Up
Sanidry Dehumidifier

 

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Push Pier Underpinning For Settlement, Foundation Leveling, Sinking Foundation Repair
Geo-lock Wall Anchors
Geo-lock Helical Anchors
PowerBrace Bowed Wall Repair
CarbonArmor Fiber Wall Repair
SmartJack Crawl Space Support
Slab Pier Repair
PolyLevel Concrete Lifting
EZ Post Deck Repair
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Taylor, MI Crawl Space Encapsulation

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Our crew encapsulated a crawl space in Taylor.

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Westland, Michigan, November 21st, 2022–HomeSpec Basementfix is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angi... [Read more]
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Expert Basement Waterproofing, Foundation & Concrete Repair, & More in Taylor

HomeSpec BasementFix is Taylor’s top home improvement contractor with over two decades of industry experience and quality customer service under our belt. We offer Taylor homeowners our full range of professional home services, including basement waterproofing, foundation repair, concrete repair and leveling, and crawl space repair.

Services Offered in Taylor & Nearby

  • Basement waterproofing
  • Crawl space repair & encapsulation
  • Foundation repair
  • Concrete repair
  • Concrete leveling

The products we use are engineer-designed and tested for proven effectiveness and durability against Michigan’s harsh climate. Get started today with a free, no-obligation estimate in Taylor and nearby. Click below to fill out our online form.

Dependable Basement Waterproofing and Crawl Space Repair Contractor Serving Taylor

Signs of a wet basement can be found throughout the home, even in the upper levels: musty smells, a decrease in air quality and energy efficiency, peeling or bubbling paint, buckling hardwood floors, and mold or mildew growth. Whether you have minimal water damage or a full-on flood, call HomeSpec BasementFix to repair existing damage and install long-term solutions in your basement, such as:

  • Perimeter drainage systems
  • Doorway drainage systems
  • Waterproof wall and floor products
  • Wall and floor crack repairs
  • Replacement windows
  • Water heater flood protection
  • Frozen discharge line prevention
  • And more!

Crawl spaces that are damaged or improperly constructed can also leave your home vulnerable to moisture damage, high energy bills, and pest infestations. Without adequate structural support, some crawl spaces can even sink and cause shifting floors and walls in the upper levels of your home. HomeSpec BasementFix addresses and corrects damaged, ill-fitting crawl spaces across Taylor with the following services:

  • Crawl Space Insulation
  • Crawl Space Drainage
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Crawl Space Structural Repair

Expert Foundation Repair, Concrete Repair, & Concrete Leveling Services in Taylor

A damaged foundation can’t properly support your home and should be addressed at the first sign of trouble: bowing walls, cracked walls or floors, tilted chimneys, sloping floors, and pooling water, just to name a few. While foundation problems are an unavoidable part of homeownership, we want to make the repair process as stress-free as possible for you. Our team of highly trained foundation repair experts will safely restore the strength of your home’s foundation with our proven effective solutions:

  • Foundation piers - to stabilize your foundation against settlement with minimal disturbance to your home. Comes with a 25-year manufacturer warranty.
  • Foundation wall repair - to fix cracks, correct bowing or tilting walls, and add reliable support to keep your foundation walls stable.
  • Crawl space support posts - using the SmartJack® crawl space support system to provide support for sagging/undersized beams, restore stability, and correct sagging floor joists.

HomeSpec BasementFix also offers complete concrete repair services that restore and protect concrete inside and outside of your Wayne County home, including concrete driveways and sidewalks. Homeowners can benefit from our innovative concrete sealant that permanently bonds with one application to protect against UV rays and moisture for long-lasting protection on new and old concrete. If you have sloping concrete floors in your home, we will restore them with the PolyLevel concrete leveling system, a faster and longer-lasting alternative to mudjacking. PolyLevel cures in as little as 24 hours, adds very little weight as it lifts, and is far less messy than traditional mudjacking, making it ideal to use on interior slabs.

Job Stories From Taylor, MI
Sagging Crawl Space Beams Solved with SmartJack Support System in Troy, MI
 
A recent homeowner in Taylor, MI was trying to move furniture around the home when they noticed that some of the furniture was sloping to one side, this caused them concern and was preventing them from having peace of mind, wanting to address the problem before it got worse, this homeowner searched for crawl space repair nearby and contacted HomeSpec BasementFix. 

One of our Project Managers experienced in crawl space repair was sent to the home to further discuss and inform the homeowner of their current condition. After completing the inspection, and finding out the main beam was sagging, the project manager explained that a sagging beam could be caused by failing supports in the crawl space that are prone to sinking and shifting in the soil below. This led him to recommend the SmartJack Support System to this homeowner to raise that beam back to level and provide support back to the living space floors. 

The SmartJack Support System is specifically designed to support loads of up to 60,000 lbs. And paired with the base of engineered fill can safely and permanently support the floors above. The year-round adjustable nature of the SmartJack Support System allows the floors to be adjusted at any time, meeting the needs of the home and the homeowner throughout time

This recent homeowner was stressed out about their sagging beam turning into a future problem for them and was pleased to have the SmartJack Support System installed to future- proof their home. With the professional work done by our crew, the homeowner was happy to leave a review and recommend HomeSpec BasementFix to any friends in need of crawl space repair.
Foundation Settlement Problem Solved with Helical Piers in Taylor, MI
After living at their home in Taylor, Mi, for a number of years, the homeowner was growing tired of what felt like an increasing amount of difficulty opening their garage door. Over the years, it was becoming more clear that this wasn't a simple door issue. The garage walls had cracks forming where the floor was separating and twisting away. Fearful for the integrity of the foundation, and not wanting to leave the headache to his kids when they eventually inherit the house, he began to look for foundation repair contractors nearby. The search led them to contact HomeSpec BasementFix as the best foundation contractors for the repair.

Chris, one of our Project Managers experienced in foundation settlement repair, was sent to the home to discuss the homeowners concerns and perform a detailed inspection of the property. Once he got a closer look at the floor twisting away from the wall in the garage, and also noted that a section of the garage had sunken approximately 3 inches over the years, Chris understood this to be a settlement issue. If left for long periods of time, foundation settlement can cause the floors to sink, make doors hard to open or close, and can even lead to cracks in the walls. After explaining his findings, he proposed a solution for the foundation repair that included NexusPro to seal the crack between the foundation and the wall, as well as a Helical Pier Support System to bring the foundation back to level.

Our Helical Pier Support System was used in this foundation repair to transfer the weight of the garage through new structurally sound foundation piers. Helical Piers work by screwing the helical plates attached to the pier deep into newer load bearing soils acting as an anchor. In order to best service the concrete foundation repair in this situation, NexusPro, a silicone based, weather-resistant solution that is more effective than traditional caulking, was used. NexusPro is UV resistant, which allows it to maintain its flexible structure throughout the year.
 
With the foundation brought back to level, and the crack successfully sealed, the homeowner's needs were met and the foundation repair completed.
Family in Taylor, Mi Maximizes Home Resale Value with Crawl Space Encapsulation

A family in Taylor, Mi was trying to sell their home, but kept getting lower offers due to the state of their crawl space, deducting from the value. It's not that there was any standing water in the crawl space, but there was a lot of debris, sheet metal, and nothing to separate the dirt ground from the rest of the house. This became extra prevalent because of the relatively easily accessible nature of their particular crawl space. Tired of being low balled on offers because of this consistent issue, they needed to find someone in the Taylor area who specialized in crawl space repair and crawl space encapsulation. They needed HomeSpec.                                         

 

Jesse was the representative sent to meet with and help the family. with their property problems. The homeowners explained their frustrations with selling the home stemming from the value being reduced due to the state of the crawl space, a story HomeSpec is well familiar with by now. Afterall, why sell at a lower value with concessions being made, when you can have the work done and increase the overall value to your benefit? This was a straightforward task to get the crawl space cleaned, repaired, and encapsulated.        

                                      

Our crew set to work to remove debris and sheet metal littering the crawl space, ensuring a nice safe working environment. Jesse's inspection didn't reveal any cracks or foundation repair needs, so it was time to begin encapsulation. To fulfill that need, CleanSpace liner was used. CleanSpace is manufactured in 7 layers with a mix of high- and low-density polyethylene for puncture resistance and flexibility, respectively. CleanSpace encapsulation is permanently held in place with drilled-in fasteners and addresses all major concerns that come with a crawl space. Jesse had noted the two concrete support piers in the crawl space, which would also need to be carefully wrapped and sealed off, not being conscious of the slight change to encapsulation methodology this brings, could have resulted to the owner’s detriment. Thankfully, HomeSpec's representatives are the best of the best.            

                                                      

Dirt crawl spaces left to go wild have a variety of negative effects including high humidity and condensation, wood rot, vegetation, pests, cold floors and higher heating costs, odor, and generally unhealthy and comfortable living spaces. By getting this work done, to address all these problems and make for a cleaner, more presentable presentation and inspection process for prospective buyers, this Taylor family was able to maximize their homes value.

Basement Suffers From Humidity and Lacks Insulation in Taylor, MI

This homeowner in Taylor, Michigan reached out to HomeSpec over concerns with their basement. In the summer, they would experience very high humidity levels and no dehumidifier they tried could help. In the winter, they would experience cold floors indicating that they needed better insulation. 

Humidity in basements is dangerous because it can cause moisture which will lead to mold, mildew, rotting joists and musty smells. The damage and repairs for these can be costly. 

HomeSpec remedied the issue by installing our powerful, high-efficiency SaniDry Dehumidifier. This constantly conditions the air while maintaining a healthy 55% relative humidity – all while saving energy and costs. 

HomeSpec also installed our ZenWall™ insulated panels – which look great and keep the basement warm in the cold Michigan winters. They are washable and drywall or wall panels can easily be installed over them for a finished basement!

These Taylor homeowners are very happy with their dry, healthy basement! 

Wet Basement Repair in Taylor, MI

A homeowner called us because water was entering her basement, and there was a threat of flooding.

Our team installed an interior drainage system, including a sump pump, to solve the problem.