• January

      15

      2021

    Hydrostatic Pressure

    Hydrostatic pressure describes the outward and downward pressure caused by standing water pushing against an object or surface that blocks it, which in this case, would be your basement walls. It is the most common cause of basement water penetration. Central Ohio soils are known to be thick clay that easily retain moisture. During the

    • June

      18

      2019

    Wall Push: Baltimore, OH

    Challenge: A homeowner in Baltimore, OH noticed their basement wall was shifting. After looking further into their problem, they realized a utility company drilled a new utility line through an existing storm drain.  Because this went unnoticed for quite some time, the pressure from the excess water eventually forced the entire wall to shift inwards

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