Before foundation crack repair and mold remediation in Lake Forest IL 60035

Mold & Foundation Cracks – Lake Forest, IL 60035

Customer Name:

Christine K.

Problem:

The customer noticed that she had multiple issues that needed to be addressed. She had mold growth on her basement walls, ceiling, and floor due to a previous basement flooding. Flooding causes the moisture in organic materials in a basement (i.e. carpet & ceiling tile) to allow the germination of mold spores. This caused major concern because of the certain health and environmental risks attached to mold. Through further examination, it was also discovered that there were several foundation cracks that needed repair. Christine had a couple of issues on her hands would be a headache for any homeowner. Christine knew that the first step to getting rid of these issues would be to seek professional help.

Solution:

Christine began to search for reputable companies that could properly resolve her mold and foundation issues. After meeting with project managers, she decided to go with Alliance. In the presentation Christine believed that Alliance was more qualified to handle this project. In accordance with a remediation plan written by an IEP, Alliance set up containment moved the personal belongings to the center of the room, remediated the mold, applied a stain remover to heavily stained areas, sanitized and coated the area. The carpet and padding from the storage room was also removed, disposed of, and then that area was remediated too. The crew also removed and disposed of plastic pvc pipe from the perimeter of the space and repaired two foundation cracks. Christine was satisfied that Alliance went to great lengths to ensure the mold and foundation issues were resolved.

Anything interesting with the project?

Upon completion of the remediation work the customer requested that we paint the basement floor for a more visually appealing look.

before image of a dirty damp crawl space

Crawl Space Encapsulation & Crack Repair– Naperville, IL 60440

Customer Name:

Kristina M.

Problem:

Kristina, the homeowner, wanted to spruce up her basement crawl space. Generally the crawl space is an area in a person’s home that is rarely occupied. If for anything, it’s mostly used as a storage space for items rarely used. In this case the dirt, rocks, earth, and everything else inhabiting crawl spaces had worn out its welcome. The customer was tired of seeing her crawl space like this and decided it needed some improvement.

Solution:

Kristina needed a company that she could trust to transform her crawl space into a usable space. Kristina decided to request the services of Alliance. Alliance is a company with not only the experience, but the track record that made them a great fit for this project. Alliance installed 20mil white cap premium vapor barrier over the floor, and up the walls to create the space she was looking for. Our crew also repaired three vertical/diagonal foundation cracks while in the crawlspaces. Kristina was pleased with the overall work done in her home. She could have peace knowing that all of her crawl space issues were fixed by Alliance.

Anything interesting with the project?

The work area was actually three small separate crawlspaces. Upon initial inspection, we identified three foundation cracks that needed to be repaired as well.

Any Quotes from the homeowner:

The services provided were great. The guys left the work area clean and were very respectful to my home.” – Kristina M.