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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

 

Crawl Space Repair Services & Products
CleanSpace Encapsulation Vapor Barriers And Liners
Turtl Access Hatch
EverLast Crawl Space Doors
Sanidry Csb Dehumidifier
SmartDrain Water Drainage
SilverGlo Wall Insulation
TerraBlock Floor Insulation
SmartSump Sump Pump
Crawl-o-Sphere Crawl Space Fan
WallCap Block Wall Sealer
SmartVent Flood Vents

 

Foundation Repair Services & Products
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
EZ Post Deck Repair
Shotcrete Wall Restoration
Before and After Pictures from Ada County
CarbonArmor Solves Homeowner's Sudden Onset of Wall Cracks

CarbonArmor Solves Homeowner's Sudden Onset of Wall Cracks

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CarbonArmor Solves Homeowner's Sudden Onset of Wall Cracks CarbonArmor Solves Homeowner's Sudden Onset of Wall Cracks

The sudden appearance of cracks can be a very unsettling sight to most homeowners. These Boise homeowners, upon noticing these cracks appear, had the original builder try to patch the cracks. Unfortunately, the builders solution was less than optimal and didn't solve the problem. To completely solve the homeowners problem, Foundation Supportworks was called.

Our solution was simple and would entirely solve the the homeowner's frustrating foundations cracks for good. We installed our CarbonArmor product to not only seal the crack, but also  provide support to the wall. The homeowners were relieved and happy to finally have a permanent solution to foundation cracks!

SuperSump Pump System and Waterguard Installation in Boise, Idaho

SuperSump Pump System and Waterguard Installation in Boise, Idaho

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SuperSump Pump System and Waterguard Installation in Boise, Idaho SuperSump Pump System and Waterguard Installation in Boise, Idaho

The homeowner in this Boise home found water damage in his basement and needed a solution to fix this water intrusion problem. Our design specialist quickly came and decided on the best solution to fix the issue.

A SuperSump pump system and Waterguard were installed to collect and remove the water from the basement. This waterproofing provided a permanent solution to keep unwanted water out of the basement. 

Repairing a Cracked Foundation on a Hillside Home in East Boise

Repairing a Cracked Foundation on a Hillside Home in East Boise

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Repairing a Cracked Foundation on a Hillside Home in East Boise Repairing a Cracked Foundation on a Hillside Home in East Boise

A client contacted us because they noticed that their home's foundation was being to settle and crack because their home had been partially built upon a hillside hill on which it was constructed.  After meeting with our design technician and providing feedback on a tailor-made plan to address their foundational challenges, our team got work. They began by installing CarbonArmor wall support and then filled the crack. They also applied FlexiSpan sealant to prevent any water from penetrating the newly reconstructed wall. The client's foundation is now fully secured and anchored. This successful project will give this client the peace of mind that their home will be safe and secure for years to come. 

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We not only adhere to the highest industry standards, we strive to be the industry leader in the home improvement related services we provide. We also use state-of-the-art products and technology which are designed to fix your home. We are the authorized Basement Systems dealer in Ada County, ID.

Services we offer in Ada County:

  • Wet/flooded basement waterproofing solutions.
  • Lifetime warranty on all perimeter waterproofing systems.
  • Foundation and structural repair solutions.
  • 25-year warranty against manufacturing defects on foundation products.
  • Crawl space sealing with CleanSpace vapor barrier.
  • 25-year warranty on crawl space encapsulation systems.
  • Financing Available
  • FREE written estimates and inspections, and fast installation
Case Studies From Ada County
Sinking
Homeowners in Boise met with a structural engineer when their deck unexpectedly started to sink. The structural engineer suggested helical piers as...
Sinking
Homeowners gave us a call when they noticed several signs of sinking in a corner of their home. They noticed a gap between the baseboards and the...
Fixed!
This homeowner in Boise, ID recently purchased a home that had several cracks in the basement and foundation walls. The homeowner decided to not...
Job Stories From Ada County, ID
Cold Floors Fixed in Meridian, ID

Robin B. of Meridian, Idaho noticed that her home floors were uncomfortably cold. Upon further inspection it was determined that Robin’s vented dirt crawl space was not insulated properly, and had excess moisture that we causing her to be uncomfortable. 

Robin found Foundation SupportWorks of Idaho and made the call. An appointment was set for her to meet with one our System Design Specialists to inspect the crawl space and determine what could be done to make her home more comfortable and efficient, as well as address the excess moisture in the crawl space.

Our expert recommended that she install a CleanSpace Crawl Space Encapsulation System with SilverGlo insulation panels and a SaniDry dehumidifier.

SilverGlo is an insulation panel that is used to insulate the crawl space walls and help keep the cold, or hot, air out of the crawl space. The Clean Space Liner is used to completely seal the crawl space from the outside, creating a clean, dry area that is resistant to moisture penetration and greatly increases the efficiency of a home’s HVAC system. The SaniDry dehumidifier helps keep the crawl space dry by filtering out moisture in the air, and also helps clean the air inside of the home.

Since having her CleanSpace Crawl Space Encapsulation system installed, Robin has noticed that her home is more comfortable and that her HVAC system has to work less to maintain a comfortable temperature.  She no longer has those icy cold floors!

Old Houses

Amy A. from Middleton fell in love with a home built in the late 60s, it was everything she ever wanted. She started to do some remodeling to the exterior of the home and noticed stair-step cracking in the brick. She could tell that the previous owner had attempted to fill the cracks but she knew that filling the cracks or covering the cracks up would only be a band-aid fix. She stated to pay more attention to the out side of her dream home and noticed a gap between the chimney and the side of her home. Worried that there could be an issue with the foundation she reached out to us for help.

Shortly after calling Foundation Supportworks she met with Mike T. one of the teams most quailied foundation specialist. Mike was able to confirm Amys worries of a foundation issue. He let her know that the chimney was not built on the same foundation as the home and that made it even more at risk of having foundation issues. Mike was able to walk around the home and noticed some of the doors and windows sticking. Amy, like most homeowners had notice the doors sticking but she thought it was just because the home was old. Mike gave her an onsite estimation to have her issue not only repaired but to prevent it from ever coming back.

Once the job was finished we followed up with Amy and found that she was very happy with the work done on her home. She said that she felt a lot safer and could enjoy her dream home even more now!

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Kuna Walls can CRACK

Jason W. of Kuna was aware of the cracks in his basement walls but never really stopped twice think twice about the cracks being a huge issue. One day Jason was in his basement pulling out the holiday decoration, when he noticed one of the box sitting in water. He looked around and found a puddle of water in the back corner of the basement. Jason wondered how this water could have gotten there. After some investigating it was obvious. Water was coming from the cracks in the wall. 

Over the years Jason watched the cracks grow and grow so he knew this issue was only going to get worse.  Jason jumped on to our website for some help. Two days later Mike T. our Design Specialist was in Jason basement coming up with a plan to stop the leak. 

FlexiSpan! Mike could tell that the cracks could be repaired using FlexiSpan. FlexiSpan seals the cracks and provides a built-in secondary repair strategy in case the seal fails.

Now Jason will no longer have to worry about water damaging his belongings or a crack in the basement getting any bigger. He is even thinking about finishing his basement so he can enjoy his new crack free space for years to come!

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Water in the Crawl Space Prevented Sale of Eagle, ID Home

Last week we received a call from Chuck. Chuck was very upset when we first spoke. He told us about how he was trying to sell his house and was not having any luck. Chuck said “I don’t understand, it’s a 10 year old house in Eagle, it shouldn't be this hard to sell.” so we started to ask questions. It turns out that every time a prospective buyer would send an inspector to examine the house, the crawlspace wouldn’t pass. That’s why Chuck called us!

 

Chuck's home had standing water along the perimeter of the crawlspace and the black vapor barrier had been ripped down. Thankfully during that first call we were able to set an appointment with our System Design Specialist to visit Chuck and take a look at the affected area.

 

Our expert quickly put together a plan to remove all of the water from the crawl space and prevent this issue from ever coming back. First, suggested instalingl a SuperSump sump pump to remove the water from the crawl space and back out to the yard. However, because the water was standing along the perimeter of the crawl space we also needed to add a SmartPipe system to move that standing water the direction of the sump.

 

Now that the water was being removed from the space and diverted into the lawn we could move on to step two: Isolate the house from the earth. This is when we used our CleanSpace product! Most vapor barriers are 6 mil polyethylene that can easily rip and get holes poked in it when you crawl on it.  That’s not the case with CleanSpace! CleanSpace is a 20 mil thick plastic liner, similar to pool liner, that can be fitted in your crawl space to completely seal off your home from the earth and moiture in the ground.

 

By the time we had finished with Chuck's crawl space, he was able to not only quickly sell the house, but he was able to get more than the original asking price! Chuck called us with the great news and to thank our system design specialist and the team for helping him out of this wet situation. 

Rose In Middleton, Crawl Space Nightmare!

Rose from Caldwell has lived in her home for over 25 years and the first time she found water in her crawl space she called a company to add a vapor barrier.  They told her the 6mil thick liner was the same liner everyone else installed in their homes and that was true. It was only 2 years later that while in her garden Rose notice an odd odor coming from the crawlspace; she took her flashlight and peered into the space. Rose was mortified!   

 

The black vapor barrier was pull away from the perimeter of the crawlspace exposing the damp dirt and in one corner she could see a large puddle or water. In the large puddle she found mold growing on the wood post that held up her home and she could see the wood had started to rot away.

Rose was not only disgusted by the odor she was living above but she was also scared that the wooden post would snap! She knew that if the post snaped it would cause a ton of damage leaving her home unsafe.

 

Rose started to look for help; she didn’t want the normal 6 mil thick liner because she has seen how useless it was. She was looking for a real fix to her issue.

She came across our website and found our CleanSpace liner. CleanSpace which is 20 mil think and would seal her home off from the ground water. She also found our SmartJacks which are used to replace beams. She instantly called us and set an appointment for later that week.

 

For homes in farm areas such as Kuna, Caldwell, Emmett, Middleton, Nampa, Parma and Marsing ground water can be a huge issue. If you find water in your crawlspace or basement please give us a call! We give free estimates! And don’t forget your home will always be your biggest investment, keep it save and enjoyable for your family.

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David's Dream Deck in Boise!

David from Boise spent all spring building his dream deck. David's brother in-law told him to dig a 3ft deep hole and fill it with concrete as the footing to support the structure above.  Because his brother in-law is a contractor, David took his advice. By the end of spring David had his dream patio finish just in time for the summer.

Summer storms left 6 inches of water in David's back yard turning it in to a swamp. When the water was gone David walked around inspecting the damage.  As he stood back away from the patio, he noticed it was lower on one end. He could see that the water had moved the soil down lower and now his newly built deck was less than perfect. He knew he could fix this issue but that it could turn into a reoccurring issue over the years and David was just ready to enjoy his deck.

David jumped on the web and searched in Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Mountain Home, Twin Falls, Nampa, Caldwell, Kuna, Garden City, Ontario and Pocatello. He was looking for a long-term stabilization product for his deck. He knew that with a long-term stabilization product he wouldn’t have to worry about this issue for a very long time.

That’s when David gave us a call!   

We sent one of our foundation specialists out to look at the deck. Our EZ Post Helical Support System was exactly the product David was looking for! In addition to offering the utmost strength and stability, EZ Post offers many other benefits over traditional concrete footing. Installation can be completed year round. EZ Posts are also installed deeper than traditional concrete footings, making them less susceptible to changing moisture content in the soil. But what David loved the most was the 5 year warranty.

Now David can sit back and enjoy his deck year after year with no issues.

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How Long will CleanSpace Last?

John in Coeur D Alene has a home up in near Huetter on the Snake River. Every few years he checks out his crawlspace just to make sure it’s in good shape, and every year the thin black 6 mil liner is hanging down in areas and serving no purpose. John has replaced the liner 5 times in the last 15 years! “I keep up on every area of my house because one day I plan to sale it” John said.

He started to look for a vapor barrier that would last longer and came with a great warranty. That’s when John found CleanSpace on our website! He gave us a call and we sent Jeff Smith one of our System Design Specialist out to meet with John. Jeff explained how CleanSpace could have such a long warranty. CleanSpace is a super durable: 20mil thick, 7-layer polyethylene composition, with polyester cord reinforcement. In other words…it was exactly what John was looking for.

Just a few weeks later the new liner was installed under John’s house, his crawlspace had never looked so great! John crawled around and inspected the work. He was amazed! “ I am able to use the space for storage now and not worry about ripping the liner, its great! “ John said when we followed up with him a few weeks later. He had even recommend Clean Space to friends and family in Boise, Lewiston, PostFalls and Mascow! 

SilverGlo Insulation with CleanSpace Crawl Space Encapsulation System

Homeowners noticed evident water damage in home.  CleanSpace Crawl Space Encapsulation is chosen to solve the problem.  Homeowners decide SilverGlo Insulated Panels complete the install.

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FlexiSpan® Crack Repair System in Eagle, Idaho

Home had a vertical crack in the concrete basement wall. The problem was discovered when water had intruded through the crack, damaging the dry wall.  We worked with the homeowners and chose FlexiSpan® Crack Repair System to permanently repair the concrete and keep the basement dry. 

Helical Pier System in Boise, Idaho

Soil shifted and structure settled.  Foundation repair and helical pier system fix the problem and damaged areas.

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WaterGuard Sub-Floor Drainage System in Boise, Idaho

Water intrusion in basement of home.  WaterGuard sub-floor drainage system and SuperSump Pump System solve the problem.

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SmartJack System in Boise, Idaho

Cracks in drywall.  SmartJack System is installed to stabilize, support and lift the structure.

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CleanSpace Crawl Space Encapsulation in Star, Idaho

Cleanspace Crawl Space Encapsulation system install.  Cleanspace, SaniDry Air System, SmartSump sump pump, IceGuard and Lawnscape are all key components to this assembly in Star, Idaho.

Complete Basement Waterproofing in Boise, ID

Homeowners noticed that water was leaking into their basement from two different sources. To fix the entire problem BrightWall panels were installed to deal with the leakage problem. WaterGuard, WaterGuard Port, TripleSafe, IceGuard, LawnScape Outlet, and Sanidry with ducts were installed to keep basement dry.

Foundation Crack Repair in Boise, ID

Homeowner noticed slight water intrusion into basement through a crack in the foundation wall. FlexiSpan was installed to permanently fix the problem. 

Crawl Space Waterproofing and Clean Air in Garden City, Idaho

Homeowner discovered standing water under the existing crawl space liner.  We installed our Waterproofing System which included SmartPipe crawl space drainage, SmartSump Sump Pump and SaniDry Crawl Space Air.  The home is now dry and protected from mold growth.

Wet Crawl Space in Eagle, Idaho

Snow melt and heavy rainfall revealed standing water in the crawl space.  We worked with the homeowners to design a waterproofing system specific to their goal and space.  A dry crawl space is achieved and the home is protected from future flooding.

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Standing Water in Meridian, ID Crawl Space

Homeowners had discovered standing water in the crawl space on three separate occasions.  The most water ever experienced was about two feet of standing water that filled the entire crawl space.  Seeking a permanent remedy, the homeowners contacted us.  We worked together to understand their goals and then custom designed a system to achieve those goals.

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Wall Crack Repair Project in Garden City, ID

Homeowners in Garden City, Idaho discovered that one of the walls in their basement had cracked and was leaking water. The homeowners had Foundation Supportworks of Idaho fix the problem. The problem was fixed by using the FlexiSpan Wall Crack Repair System.

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Expanding Existing Basement Waterproofing Protection in Boise, ID

Homeowners living in Boise felt that their existing waterproofing system needed to be upgraded and expanded for more complete protection. Foundation Supportworks of Idaho installed IceGuard, a TripleSafe sump pump, WaterGuard, and CleanSpace to fulfill the homeowners wishes. Products were installed smoothly and the homeowners were very grateful and appreciative!

Basement Wall Improvement and Waterproofing Home Project in Boise, ID

These Boise homeowners noticed that that their drywall had a crack in it and that one of their basement walls was flaking off a white substance where the wall was wet.  They were concerned about mold and structural damage. To completely fix the problem Powerbrace, Brightwall, Iceguard, Lawnscape, Supersump, and Waterguard with an inspection port. These products solved the homeowners problem completely, which the homeowners were extremely grateful for! Another job well done!

Musty Odor Coming from the Basement

Homeowners living in Boise, Idaho discovered a musty odor coming up from their basement. Upon further examination, they noticed water was also present in their basement. The homeowners called FSI and both parties agreed that several products would be needed to solve their problem. These products included Iceguard, SuperSump, and Waterguard with an inspection port. Upon installing these products, the homeowners problem was fixed and the products will also prevent the problem from returning.

Basement Wall Crack in Boise, ID

Homeowners in Boise discovered that one of their basement walls had a noticeable crack in it. While no water had leaked out of it, they decided it was best to repair the crack correctly and quickly. They called Foundation Supportworks to come out and fix the crack. Foundation Supportworks came out and installed Carbon Armor to fix and stabilize the wall so the wall would not continue to crack. This solved the homeowners problem perfectly, for which they were very appreciative for.

Installation of Basement Dehumidifying Systems in Garden City, ID

Homeowners in Garden City discovered water and moisture had gotten into their crawlspace during the winter. They called Foundation Supportworks to help them fix their problem. A Sump Pump, SaniDry Condensation Pump, Iceguard, Vent covers, and Lawnscapre were all installed to fix the current problem and to prevent another situation like this from happening again.

Standing Water Discovered in Crawlspace in Boise, ID

This pair of homeowners, one day, discovered that water had started to collect in their crawlspace. Being unaware of the source, they called Foundation Supportworks of Idaho to come out and solve their standing water problem.  To completely solve the problem, several products were installed to take care of the problem and to prevent it from happening again. First, SmartPipe was installed and tied into the existing drainage system. Then a SumpPump was installed to pump out and keep out all the standing water. Finally, a SaniDry condensation pump kit was installed to completely remove all condensation that was still in the crawlspace. The homeowners were extremely grateful for permanently fixing their crawlspace waterproofing dilemma.

Basement Waterproofing Project After A Rainstorm

After a recent rain storm, the homeowners discovered that water was intruding into their basement through a window that was bowing out. They called Foundation Supportworks to permanently solve their problem. To make sure water would never be able to pool up in their basement, a sump pump and lawnscape was installed to pump out and safely displace water from the basement. Carbon armor was installed to permanently fix the crack that had formed due to the bowing window.  The homeowners were extremely pleased with the new and permanent fix to their waterproofing woes. 

Repairing Foundation Cracks on House in Boise, ID

Cracks in a foundation is never a good sign. Multiple cracks are an even worse sign! These homeowners from Boise had several major cracks in the foundation. At two locations the cracks extended from the the stem wall all the way through the footing! These cracks also caused other problems such as cracks in the interior drywall. Because of these problems, the homeowners called the experts at Foundation SupportWorks of Idaho to fix their problem permanently and professionally.  

Several helical piers were installed around the foundation of the house to help lift and stabilize the foundation to stop the cracks from spreading and getting worse. The homeowners were greatly relieved to have their foundation stabilized and knowing that the cracks in their foundation would not get any worse or cause any more problems to their home.

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Water Intrusion Problems in Boise, ID Basement

Melting snow and rain is great for Idaho, but bad for your property and can lead to water intrusion problems. This was the case when we received a call from the homeowner whose renter noticed water in his bedroom and bathroom in the basement.

Once the initial signs of water intrusion issues were recognized by the owner, our expert was able to go out and evaluate the home for solutions. Upon evaluation of the home, we determined a WaterGuard perimeter drain would catch unwanted water intrusion. We installed the drain along the perimeter of the bedroom and bathroom to effectively collect and keep water out. A SuperSump sump pump was also installed to remove collected water a safe distance from the house. With our expert's knowledge and experience, this owner's water problems were quickly solved.

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Sinking Porch Fixed in Eagle, ID

We were contacted by homeowners in Eagle because their front porch had sunk a couple of inches. This sinking exposed the wood between the decorative stone and cement porch, which means the steps to the front entrance of their home were starting to ruin. With a quick call from the owners, our expert came to the scene to fix this issue for these concerned homeowners.

Once at the scene, our experts began installing push piers to stabilize and prevent the further sinking of the porch. At the time of installation, our experts were able to lift the porch back to its original position, making it look as if no sinking or damaged had even occurred. With our expert's immense knowledge of the situation, we were able to solve this problem for these property owners in a timely fashion.

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Sagging Floor Fixed in Boise, ID

A homeowner had just closed on her new home. She bought it just a few days prior to us coming to visit. Her mom had called us to schedule a time to look at the floor in the house. There was a slope that was present that made it feel as if having to go uphill when walking throughout the home. The owner wanted repairs done to the structural supports under the floor prior to the new flooring that she was going to put in.

The cause of this sagging floor was a floor joist that did not have adequate support. To fix this issue, our installers set up a SmartJack to provide stability and minimize the slope in the floor. Now, this new homeowner can lay the new floor with confidence that the slope will no longer be of an issue.

High Humidity in Crawl Space Solved in Meridian, ID

Homeowners were getting their house ready to sell when they noticed a musty smell. They knew this was the result of a moisture problem, but unsure about the potential of mold or standing water, since they had yet to go into the crawl space. They gave us a call and we sent over our expert to take a look.

Our expert saw moisture saturated insulation that was beginning to fall, due to the amount of water it had absorbed. It was completely soaked. There was standing puddles throughout the crawlspace where condensation had pooled. The humidity levels were at seventy percent, but luckily there was no mold yet.

Our experienced installers put in seven vent covers to prevent warm, moist air, from entering the crawl space and condensing on cool pipes. We installed SaniDry Sedona, a dehumidifier that would pull out excess moisture from the air. Together with these products working, these homeowners can safely sell their house knowing the moisture problem was correctly addressed.

 

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Sinking Foundation Lifted in Boise, ID

Homeowners' were concerned about their foundation which had settled. There was noticeable signs and damage from where the home had settled. Worried of further damage occurring, they gave us a call to see if we could fix the problem. We sent over our expert to analyze the situation.

We installed three of our Push Piers using a standard bracket, to add support to the foundation. Soil was excavated at each pier location to install these. Once the soil was back-filled and tamped, we were able to lift and restore the foundation. Now these owners will be worry free about their home settling any further.

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Crawl Space water - SmartSump, Star, Idaho

Char discovered that there was standing water in her Crawl Space, and after 6 months of having contractor after contractor say they didni't have a solution for the water issues in her crawl space she continued to search for a local contractor. She found Foundation Supportworks Of Idaho on the internet. Char called in with concerns about there being puddles in her crawl space. Foundation Supportworks Of Idaho quickly came in and offered Char a solution to eliminate this problem for good. 

The major components of Char's waterproofing system included the installation of a SmartSump sump pump system, and SmartPipe drainage system. The SmartSump is designed just for crawl spaces. Since you don't go into your crawl space a lot, there is a WaterWatch alarm that will let you know there is a leak. In addition to those products, the IceGuard, Lawnscape Well, and Interior Discharge Line were also installed. Together, these products are essential and works effectively to keep any crawl space dry. 

There's no doubt that Char can now enjoy a dry, healthy crawl space. Foundation Supportworks of Idaho is please that they could solve Char's crawl space water problems in Star, Idaho once and for all. 

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Push Piers - Settling foundation with cracks near the river

Priscilla G. lives near the river. She noticed a crack in the foundation which is leading to the settlement of the foundation, it’s also allowing water to seep into the crawl space. She is looking for a permanent solution. The home was built in 1998. She first noticed the crack 5 years ago and noticed over time that the crack is getting bigger. With the settlement of the foundation in one corner of her home she also grew concerned with the drywall falling off the walls. 

The major cause of the foundation settling, and cracking could be the clay soil which shrinks during dry seasons.  Our solution was to install Push Piers which lifts and stabilizes the foundation by reaching the depths of competent load-bearing strata. The weight of the home is then carefully transferred from the original unstable soils, through the piers, to the competent soil or bedrock. This ensures no further settlement will occur and provides the best opportunity to lift her home back to its level position. This is all achieved with minimal disruption to the home or landscaping.  

Now Priscilla can rest assure that her foundation is stable while keeping her home whole.

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Permanently Stabilize Walls - CarbonArmor

Real Estate Agent called in with a home under contract.  The home was built in 1968, and during the inspection the crack in the foundation was discovered. In order to move forward with the purchase, the crack needed to be stabilized. This crack is a horizontal crack in the foundation in the Crawl Space. Our Customer Care representative reassured the Agent that they called the right place. Upon the arrival our System Design Specialist examined the foundation and presented a product as the solution. 

The major component of the new homeowner Benjamin’s crack repair system includes the installation of our CarbonArmor Wall Reinforcing system. We at Foundation Supportworks Of Idaho are happy to provide this innovative product to stabilize and prevent any further damage for the new happy owner of the home.

 

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Conditioned Crawl Space with Dehumidifier & Filtration system in Boise, Idaho

This Crawl Space in Southeast Boise had moisture issues from a broken pipe. The moisture has caused a terrible odor in their living area. The homeowner called in wanting to have the moisture issues solved and an encapsulation, venting, and moisture control. Moisture issues are not only bad for your home, but it is also a detrimental to your health. Moisture will quickly cause mold which can then cause major health issues. With these concerns, the homeowner gave us a call at Foundation Supportworks of Idaho and we turned their crawl space into a healthy, conditioned, clean space!

After a free, no obligation estimate, we were ready to transform this wet, stinky crawl space into a safe, healthy crawl space. We wanted to ensure that this homeowner’s home would stay healthy and safe for years to come, and this required installing out industry leading waterproofing products.

First, we put in a SaniDry Sedona with a condensate pump and Smart Drain to eliminate damp, musty odors in the crawl space by drying and filtering the air.

Secondly, CleanSpace Vent Covers, which permanently seals the crawl space vents.

Thirdly, we put in SilverGlo insulation, it boasts a radiant barrier, which reflects hear back into your crawl space for ultimate energy savings.

Fourthly, and the final step to encapsulate the crawl space with CleanSpace liner which is 20 mil, seven-ply barrier. With an exceptional impact, puncture, and brute tear resistance. CleanSpace is treated with UltraFresh antimicrobial finish to prevent mold growth also.

There is no doubt that this homeowner is enjoying a odor free living area as well as a crawl space that is completely conditioned. That is peace of mind!

 

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Settling Foundation and Sinking Floors in Boise ID

A homeowner in Boise noticed his foundation cracking and began wondering if his foundation was settling. There was a floor inside the house that was sagging, leaving a gap in a few places between the beautiful hardwood floor and the baseboards. Worried about his property, he contacted us in need of a permanent solution.

Our design specialist traveled to his home to evaluate the situation. We proposed Smartjacks to stabilize his floors, which he gratefully accepted. We quickly sent out our fabulous installation crew out and they successfully installed the Smartjacks, lifting the floors.

The homeowner was delighted with the lifted floors and was glad he decided to follow through with the project.

Sinking Porch in Boise

A homeowner in Boise owns a lovely home. Surrounded by tall trees in a beautiful neighborhood, this homeowner's back porch had sunken a few inches and was continuing to slowly sink further, causing some of the decorative concrete on the porch to crack. Realizing that it is better to fix the problem earlier rather than later, the homeowner contacted us, hoping we could fix it.

After our design specialist analyzed the situation, he recommended helical piers to lift the porch. The homeowner accepted his advice and followed through with the project to lift the porch. We installed the piers and restabilize the porch.

 

Supplemental Beams, CleanSpace, and a Suppump in Boise,ID

Becky M. Basement was flooding they search for a solution and called Foundation Supportworks of Idaho and found that there was more to just flooding there was something wrong with her foundation/floor.

 

The major components for Becky was for Foundation Supportworks to install, CleanSpace, a SupPump and Smart Jack Beams.  which will completely enclose her basement and any water that may come in. The CleanSpace will essentially guide that water to the SupPump so that the pump can kick the water back out. Then the Jack Beams will make the floor above their basement level again and to make sure that it is always supported. 

 

Now Becky can enjoy a dry, functional basement again. Foundation Supportworks of Idaho was pleased that they could solve Becky's problem. 

Helical Pier install in Eagle, ID

Mr. Miller who lives in Eagle, ID was building a patio with a concrete foundation. He wanted us to install some Helical Piers to help stabilize the patio and to prevent any settling issues in the future. For this install, we put three Helical Piers in and the brackets are now able to stabilize the footings.  

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Seal Crack Repair in Boise, ID

Ms. Palmgren had a single crack in her foundation, and she wanted to keep water from getting into her crawlspace. So we dug out the crack by removing the soil around her foundation and sealed the crack with Flexicock. By doing this seal it will now prevent any water from getting into her crawlspace. 

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Cracked Window Well in Meridian, ID

Mr. Lind called because he had a concrete window well that was cracked and caving into the basement. So we excavated the soil behind the wall so we could get a better idea of what we were working with. The concrete wall was pushed off the footing by 5 1/2 inches. So we installed our Geo-Lock wall anchors, and we were able to straighten the wall and secure it from any further movement. Mr. Lind was very pleased that we could get the wall back to being straight.  

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Leaking Basement in Eagle, ID

Mr. Ktkinson called because he had water coming into his basement. He lived in a manufactured home that was leaking. There were cinderblocks on one side of the home and new ones on the other side of the house. The foundation was on an older farm house-single wide. When they put the double-wide home on, it was leaking shortly after they had moved in 2004. So they called because they need it to get fixed!

 

We found that the water was coming in from their egress window, so to fix this we installed a new Egress window well duct, Sump Pump and Waterguard and The Basement To Beautiful Panels

The Waterguard was installed to collect water and drain it to the Sump Pump

Sump Pump was installed to pump all the water out of the basement, as well to pump any further water from coming in.

The Basement To Beautiful Panels are engineered foam panels with integral studs, that are fastened directly to the foundation walls. The panel features a unique, advanced SilverGlo foam insulation with graphite infused throughout the foam. The graphite drives the insulation Value (or “R” value) of the foam up by approximately 24% over conventional Expanded Polystyrene foam by lowering its thermal conductivity.

Mr. Ktkinson was very pleased with the work! And left us a nice review on google 

 

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Push Pier install for a Settling House in Boise, ID

Ms. Henergy's house was sinking and she noticed her bathroom walls were cracking, because of the settling of the home. She gave us a call and we came up with the solution to install four Push Piers under the footing of the corner of the house. 

 

We were able to lift and level out the corner of the house, which then pushed back the cracking into the bathroom. She was very happy to have the house back to being level as well as seeing the crack in her bathroom back together. 

 

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Helical Pier install on a retaining wall in Kuna, ID

Mr. Conley - Gave us a call to see if we could be the answer to his problem! He told us he called everyone and no one seemed to be able to help him with his retaining wall.

His retaining wall is attached to the back porch and it was slowly pulling away from the house. So we dug out as far as we could see the crack and sealed it with Flexi-Cock. And then we installed Helical Piers on both sides to lift it back up his retaining wall. Happy to say we Foundation Supportworks of Idaho was able to fix his problem! 

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Updating an old Egress Window in Boise, ID

They have to get an egress window in their basement bedroom. That needed to replace with a up to code window 

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Humidity in your crawlspace?

Mr. Jenkins's home was averaging 70% humidity in his crawlspace. He already had a water system installed. So we installed a Dehumidifier to bring the relative humidity to 55% inside his crawlspace 

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Water coming into the bedrooms

Water was entering their basement through two-bedroom walls. We installed Waterguard, SuperSump Pump, Lawnscape, and Iceguard. 

The Waterguard was installed to drain the water to the SuperSump Pump. Lawnscape and Iceguard were installed to drain water away from the house and go towards the SuperSump Pump. 

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Garage with cracks on the foundation in Eagle, ID

A homeowner in Eagle noticed he had two cracks in his garage foundation. The cracks went all the way through the garage and into the stucco.

We installed four Helical Piers around the garage to lift and stabilize it. We also installed Landscape wells to move water away from the structure and have it go down towards the rain gutters. 

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Saturated ground causing cracking?

The homeowner gave us a call because the house is settling and cracking from the saturated ground.

We installed SmartPipe system with SmartSump to remove water from the crawlspace. We also installed Helical Piers with mechanical lift brackets. The brackets were installed to stabilize the staircase leading to the front door. The steps were starting to settle due to the saturated ground in the crawlspace 

 

 

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SmartJacks in Boise, ID

We installed smartjacks to support the interior basement beam

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Water coming into your crawlspace?

The customer was having issues with mice just recently and started re-mouse proofing his home using Extruder materials to eliminate entry into the house and garage. While cleaning his garage, he found a crawl space issue, especially around the pipes leading from the hot water; there is a huge piece of wallboard missing which appears to have happened during either hot water or furnace repair so the craw space is open in the garage. He wanted to have his crawl space inspected for further issues and hopefully repaired as needed.

So we installed smartpipe and smartsump to keep the water out of the crawlspace and to redirect the water to the lawn. 

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Need a new window that won't leak?

Installed a new window well and downspout extensions to prevent the water from getting into the basement

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Continuous flooding in basement in Boise, ID

During the last heavy rainfall, there was moisture/water in the basement underneath the flooring. The homeowner first had a plumber come out and determine it was not a plumbing issue and that it was most likely a foundation crack.

The homeowner gave us a call to see if we can determine where it may be and get a for waterproofing the interior of her basement. 

With this continuous flooding in the basement, we installed waterguard as well as a SumpPump.

 

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Sealing exterior cracks with NexusPro in Boise, ID

Preventative by sealing exterior cracks with NexusPro and lawnscape extensions to the bottom of downspouts

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Water damage in the basement in Boise, ID

The customer called because they had some water damage in the basement and problems with landscape drainage.

We installed waterguard and our thermaldry flooring to keep his floor dry.

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Why Pick Us? Flooding in the crawlspace?

This homeowner went about calling a different company who installed what they call a sump pump. But to their surprise, they continuously still had flooding in their crawlspace.

So we replaced the competitor's system out with ours to Really keep the water out this time!

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Leaky Basement in Boise, ID

Leaking basements are a thing in the past! We have a solution that will keep your basement dry for good! Let talk about WaterGuard®

The WaterGuard® basement waterproofing system from Basement Systems is an innovative interior basement drainage system designed to effectively solve your basement water problems. When combined with our sump pumps and other waterproofing products, WaterGuard will keep your basement clean and dry year-round.

How It Works

Unlike conventional French drains that are installed outside the foundation or alongside the footing, WaterGuard drainage piping is installed inside the basement and won't clog with silt or plant roots.

WaterGuard effectively captures wall and floor seepage before it reaches your basement floor. Water enters the system via inlet holes and flows through the drainage pipe to your sump pump.

Basement Systems recommends installing WaterGuard along with our TripleSafe™ sump pump system for optimum protection.

Our complete basement waterproofing system offers everything you need to keep water out of your basement.

Our Durable, No-Clog Design

Homeowners prefer WaterGuard's discreet design. The drainage channel is hidden beneath a layer of concrete. Only the top edge of the wall flange is visible, so you'll hardly know it's there. Plus, WaterGuard comes with a 20-year warranty against clogs.

The WaterGuard sub-floor drainage system has a patented profile that includes:

  • Wall flange with spacers for collecting wall seepage
  • Channel holes that allow groundwater to enter the drain line
  • Large-diameter channel that won’t crush or kink like standard plastic drain tile can
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Water in your crawlspace

lots of water in crawlspace and large exterior cracks we installed smartpipe and carbonarmor

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Well vents let water in your crawlspace in Meridian, ID
This homeowner was getting water in their crawlspace. So we installed new vent wells to get the water away from the vents.
 
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Still having water concerns?

Still, having water concerns after we installed a water system? Sometimes that happens and we have an easy fix to help. 

We can install some lateral lines in the floor to get the water to the sump pump. 

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Water in the Basement in Boise, ID

Customer called due to their basement having water issues. They had large amounts of cracks on the outside as well as the inside of their basement walls. We installed carbon armor and Flexispan 

 

The CarbonArmor system permanently stabilizes your home's foundation walls. CarbonArmor uses fiber-reinforced polymers (FRPs) which are 10-times stronger than steel, yet flexible enough to contour tightly against your basement wall.

FlexiSpan® is a patented crack repair system available exclusively from Basement Systems. Developed after years of research, the FlexiSpan system is an alternative to epoxy injection, another crack-sealing technique sometimes used by contractors.

 

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Are you concerned about cracks?
Concerns with cracks and water coming into the home or your crawlspace can be easily fixed with CarbonArmor and NexuPro.
 

The CarbonArmor system permanently stabilizes your home’s foundation walls. CarbonArmor uses fiber-reinforced polymers (FRPs) which are 10-times stronger than steel, yet flexible enough to contour tightly against your basement wall. The ArmorLock brackets bind and secure the CarbonArmor straps to your floor joists making the CarbonArmor solution fast, non-invasive and ideal for quickly stabilizing bowing and leaning walls.

NexusPro® is a silicone-based sealant for joints and cracks specially engineered to provide long-lasting flexibility and to stand up to harsh weather conditions. Unlike traditional polyurethane sealants, NexusPro resists UV rays, which means it won't crack, bubble or dry.

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Moisture and water concerns ?

Are you concerned with moisture in your crawlspace?

 

The SaniDry™ Sedona is the world's most efficient, high-performance dehumidifier and filtration system (without a bulky heat exchange core).

When installed in your basement or crawl space, the Sedona can help prevent mold and reduce musty odors, giving you dry healthy air and total comfort.

The Sedona is small in size, yet powerful enough to lower humidity in even the dampest environment, such as the basement or crawl space.

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Crawlspace

Is your crawlspace flooding? 

We have a few products that would be great to install in your crawlspace to help prevent water from coming in and flooding it.

 

Crawl Space Sump Pump System:

The SmartSump™ crawl space drainage system is specially designed for crawl spaces. It has a lower profile than other pump packages, making installation in tight quarters easier.

At its heart, however, is the same high-quality 1/3hp Zoeller pump used in many of Basement Systems other pump packages.

 

 

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Serving the following Ada County, ID zip codes
Boise 83709, Boise 83704, Meridian 83642, Meridian 83646, Boise 83706, Boise 83713, Boise 83705, Boise 83702, Boise 83703, Boise 83716, Boise 83712, Eagle 83616, Kuna 83634, Garden City 83714, Star 83669, Boise 83725

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