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Foundation Repair in Akron, OH

Wall cracks are more than just cosmetic nuisances. They often mean your foundation is damaged and in need of repair. Permanent solutions from Ohio Basement Systems will help restore and protect your home’s foundation.

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Ohio Basement Systems

7950 Bavaria Rd.
Twinsburg, OH 44087
(330) 235-1229



Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 7 am – 11 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 11 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 11 pm

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Foundation Repair in Akron, OH

The foundation is crucial to your Akron, OH, home’s security. However, this can be challenging due to the region’s sometimes unstable silty loam soil, frequent precipitation, and humidity. Foundations built on unstable soil are prone to shifting and settling, which will make a home unsafe to live in. Damage such as bowing walls and uneven floors will make this obvious. Even if these issues are prevalent, you shouldn’t have to tolerate their dangers. 

Repairing your foundation is vital, but it’s something you shouldn’t tackle by yourself. For more than 20 years, Ohio Basement Systems has helped homeowners throughout Akron and Northeast Ohio restore their home’s value and structural soundness with our long-lasting foundation repairs. We are excited to assist you, as well, so your foundation and home will last a lifetime. 

The Ohio Basement Systems Process

Schedule Free Inspection

One of our contact center representatives will reach out to you to determine your problem and set the best time for one of our certified field inspectors to visit your home.

Consult with Our Certified Inspector

Our certified field inspector will visit your home to observe the problems in your home and inspect other areas of your home that may have been impacted.

Installation of Customized Solutions

Our professional production crew installs patented, American-made solutions in each home with care and strives to leave the area better than we found it.

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Foundation Problem Signs in Akron

Most foundation problems throughout your Akron home will be clearly visible and easy to spot. Some telltale signs that your home’s foundation needs repair include wall cracks, bowing walls, tilting chimneys, uneven floors, cracked bricks, sagging crawl spaces, wall and floor gaps, stuck windows and doors, and drywall nail pops. None of these issues will improve on their own but will only get worse the longer they continue. They’ll also lead to additional damage and safety hazards, and cost more to repair in the long run. Contact Ohio Basement Systems for a thorough foundation evaluation as soon as you notice them. 

Causes of Foundation Damage in Akron

Environmental factors like Akron’s soil and weather are at the root of foundation issues, even though there are other causes as well. Akron features predominantly silty loam soil, as well as some silty clay loam and gravelly loam. How soil interacts with foundations depends on how damp the soil is. Silt loam’s loose particles are more prone to washout, and soils will also expand when wet and contract when dry, particularly if there is more clay present. Since Akron receives an average of 38 inches of rain and 42 inches of snow per year, soil moisture remains constant. Overly saturated soil will result in hydrostatic pressure on the walls, which will cause them to buckle, crack, and leak. The foundation may also sink into cavities created by damp and mushy soil, dry and shrinking soil conditions, or tree roots

Foundation Repair Solutions in Akron

Your Akron home needs its own unique foundation repair solutions, as every home and its foundation are different. Ohio Basement Systems offers a variety of customizable, durable repairs that ensure structural stability. We will use one of our piering or underpinning methods, such as push piers, helical piers, or slab piers, to stop foundation settling. Troublesome basement walls will be strengthened and prevented from moving in the future with the use of carbon fiber straps, wall anchors, or specialized wall braces. Crawl Space supports will also repair and stabilize sinking floors and floor joists. 

Why Choose Ohio Basement Systems?

An unsteady foundation negatively impacts the stability and value of your Akron home, as well as the health and safety of your family. By having trustworthy repairs installed, you can eliminate these threats. With Ohio Basement Systems’ assistance, you can permanently solve the underlying causes of your foundation problems. All our long-term solutions are tailored to your home’s needs and protected by comprehensive, transferrable, and nationally backed warranties. Thousands of Akron residents have entrusted their foundations to our experienced team, and we are ready to help you fix and protect your home for good. 

The risks and costs associated with foundation issues will increase as they become worse over time. But you can halt an unstable foundation in its tracks with the greatest remedies from the most dependable experts in Akron. Contact us right now to book your free foundation inspection and repair estimate. 

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Service was great. Workers were very professional

Service was great. Workers were very professional

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Our crawlspace was the source of a great deal of humidity our house. Ohio Basement Systems covered the earthen floor with thick plastic…

Our crawlspace was the source of a great deal of humidity our house. Ohio Basement Systems covered the earthen floor with thick plastic sheeting, secured at the top edges to the foundation. They also installed a dehumidifier in the crawspace to help dry out the structure and maintain lower humidity.One year later, during an annual inspection (included in initial cost) we asked that the dehumidifier be repositioned — it was in contact with floor joists and, when running, causing an annoying vibration throughout the house. Technician Alex D. was able to resolve the issue and the house is now not only drier but quieter than before. We are very happy with the work done.

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Guys did a great job, on time, courteous, kept me informed every step of the way. Highly recommend. Richard, Alec, Larry, Dwight are a…

Guys did a great job, on time, courteous, kept me informed every step of the way. Highly recommend. Richard, Alec, Larry, Dwight are a great crew to work with. Very friendly and professional.

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The business was responsive to my needs, communicated clearly and promptly. The team (Wynn and Mike) that did the work was efficient and…

The business was responsive to my needs, communicated clearly and promptly. The team (Wynn and Mike) that did the work was efficient and thorough. They told me what to expect (noise, time). They did the work then explained it to me in a way that I can understand. They cleaned up and left the place cleaner than it was before. Wynn and Mike did an excellent job, I am glad that I went with Ohio Basement Systems.

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John and Cody were here today and completed the cement floor settlement issue and with the PolyRenewal product they were able to correct…

John and Cody were here today and completed the cement floor settlement issue and with the PolyRenewal product they were able to correct the issue. They were well versed on the product and knowledgeable in what they were doing. I highly recommend them.

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My salesman Kevin was fantastic at coming out and determining how best to handle a situation I was having at the house. He described his…

My salesman Kevin was fantastic at coming out and determining how best to handle a situation I was having at the house. He described his recommendations and listened to my concerns and ensured they were written into the contract. The foreman John and co-foreman William were absolutely great when it came time to do the work. They kept me posted on progress all through the job and finished ahead of schedule! They took the time to show me specifically what had been done and made sure before they left the house was cleaned up and I had no further questions for them. All in all fantastic work by the whole team, would definitely recommend working with the team again.

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John and Cody were fabulous at walking me through the whole process of lifting my livingroom and gargage. When i heard my walls connect to…

John and Cody were fabulous at walking me through the whole process of lifting my livingroom and gargage. When i heard my walls connect to my roof again i cried happy tears. They gave me a wonderful and educational experience. Thank you so much!! God bless!!

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John and Cody from Ohio Basement Systems did an awesome job with lifting the driveway and caulking the cracks. Looks as good as new. Very…

John and Cody from Ohio Basement Systems did an awesome job with lifting the driveway and caulking the cracks. Looks as good as new. Very professional. They were on time and explained everything well before and after the work.

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Rashawn did a great job and was very personable! I’d definitely recommend him.

Rashawn did a great job and was very personable! I’d definitely recommend him.

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Ohio Basement Systems sent Kevin out to look at our basement to see what we needed to do about our mini flooding. He was so professional…

Ohio Basement Systems sent Kevin out to look at our basement to see what we needed to do about our mini flooding. He was so professional and was able to get us financed at a reasonable rate and payment plan.The team of professionals they sent to do the job was so professional, understanding, and seemed like genuine people to have in your home. I was thoroughly impressed with their work. They work very well as a team. They are super respectful. They speak and greet you with a smile. They were fast and efficient. They even cleaned up after themselves. They were patient with explaining everything so I understood what their job entailed. They did such good work and I was so pleased I wanted to rave about their service.If you are needing anything done Ohio Basement Systems is your company, and be SURE to request by name the team of: Sean, Justin, and Ferro. They are a really, really, a good team. Since I have owned my home for a year their team work and presence was the best I have had in my home thus far. God forbid I need anything else done I am definitely be requesting them by name.

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Your technician Chris Shewell did the annal maintenance inspection for our basement waterproofing system installed last year. He was very…

Your technician Chris Shewell did the annal maintenance inspection for our basement waterproofing system installed last year. He was very thorough and set up the air system for a more efficient flow and relocated the control panel to a more convenient location on top. He explained how the air system could be put in an enclosure with ducting if we so desired. He told me the average life span I could expect for the pump backup battery and a replacement during the warranty period needs to be done by OBS to insure proper installation. Very appreciated information. We were quite pleased with the 5 star service he provided. Scott and Joanne Krebs

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They did a great job. Would recommend them

They did a great job. Would recommend them

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The whole process was very professional and very friendly. John, who did the actual work was great and informative as was the gentleman…

The whole process was very professional and very friendly. John, who did the actual work was great and informative as was the gentleman that initially came out to do the inspection and created the quote. Highly recommended.

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Great timely profession water proofing of large crack in foundation that was allowing water to seep in.

Great timely profession water proofing of large crack in foundation that was allowing water to seep in.

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First crew came out did the crawl space. Nick ran a great team of guys. Carter came after to pull bricks and poured cement in our 1860…

First crew came out did the crawl space. Nick ran a great team of guys. Carter came after to pull bricks and poured cement in our 1860 celler . Great job looks great.

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Their service people are always great. Today their technician David Farson came out to look at my basement dehumidifier (which I totally…

Their service people are always great. Today their technician David Farson came out to look at my basement dehumidifier (which I totally depend on). He was timely, efficient, and very courteous. He explained and went over everything. I really appreciate people you can rely on.

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Ethan and Darnell were prompt, professional, and willing to communicate whenever I had questions. The results of the work were very good.

Ethan and Darnell were prompt, professional, and willing to communicate whenever I had questions. The results of the work were very good.

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Kasey, Darrell, and Alex were very professional and kind. Very pleasant to work with and efficient! Would recommend to all my family and…

Kasey, Darrell, and Alex were very professional and kind. Very pleasant to work with and efficient! Would recommend to all my family and friends!!!

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Our Locations

Mansfield

1 Marion Ave, Suite 309
Mansfield, OH 44903
(567) 275-8588

Twinsburg

7950 Bavaria Rd.
Twinsburg, OH 44087
(330) 235-1229

Westlake

159 Crocker Park Blvd, 4th floor
Westlake, OH 44145
(330) 235-1229

Willowick

35475 Vine St, Suite 216,
Willowick, OH 44095
(440) 332-4339

Youngstown

8531 Market St.
Youngstown, OH 44512
(330) 400-3783