Scott Petersen

Lowcountry Basement Systems

Title: System Design Specialist

Hometown: Acton, MA

Scott Petersen from Lowcountry Basement Systems

Scott is a Certified Crawl Space Specialist, Certified Foundation Repair Specialist, and Certified Concrete Repair Specialist. Before joining Lowcountry Basement Systems, he spent 18 years of combined experience in sales, communications, and working in several churches throughout the East Coast. Scott is from Acton, MA and currently resides in Warner Robins, GA. He enjoys spending time with family, supporting two high schoolers with band and soccer, and striving to improve a very imperfect game of golf.

At Lowcountry Basement, we work every day to deliver a wow experience and challenge the status quo. One way we do that is by walking alongside the best in the industry. In Scott’s words, “I love the values and commitment to the community that our company has. I also enjoy helping people make and keep their homes safe.” We’re thrilled to have Scott as a part of the Lowcountry Basement team as we work to redefine our industry.

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Sagging Floors are Stabilized with SmartJacks in Millen, GA
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    Sagging Floors are Stabilized with SmartJacks in Millen, GA
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    Sagging Floors are Stabilized with SmartJacks in Millen, GA

    Kenneth B. of Millen, GA called Lowcountry Basement Systems with a foundation problem. The floor in his home was sinking. The pillars under the home in the crawl space, were no longer properly supporting the subfloor and floor above, creating soft spots in the floor.

    Kenneth called Lowcountry Basement Systems for a free inspection of his crawl space problem. The Lowcountry Basement Systems inspector recommended installing a SmartJack System under the house to provide the needed support to the subfloor, lifting the floor up and eliminating the soft spots.

     

  • Wet Basement Dried Out in Milledgeville, GA
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    Wet Basement Dried Out in Milledgeville, GA
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    Wet Basement Dried Out in Milledgeville, GA

    Guerry B. of Milledgeville, GA had water gathering in the corners of his basement. An old vapor barrier had allowed moisture to seep into the basement over time which created standing puddles. Guerry didn’t know how to fix his issue so he asked some of his neighbors about their basements. They recommended he call the experts at Lowcountry Basement Systems for a free estimate.

    An inspector from Lowcountry Basement Systems visited the home and evaluated the basement and surrounding area. A custom solution was put in place to divert the water out of the basement by utilizing a SmartSump, a cast iron submersible pump that pumps 2,240 gallons per hour. A SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier was also installed to reduce the humidity in Guerry’s basement. The water was cleared up and the basement protected from further moisture issues.

  • A SmartJack System is the Answer for a Sagging Foundation in Gordon, GA
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    A SmartJack System is the Answer for a Sagging Foundation in Gordon, GA
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    A SmartJack System is the Answer for a Sagging Foundation in Gordon, GA

    Dan H. of Gordon, GA was on Facebook one afternoon when he scrolled across an ad for foundation repair. The ad featured Lowcountry Basement Systems’ SmartJack System and showed how uneven floors can be fixed. The uneven floors in the ad reminded Dan of his own foundation issues. He decided to schedule an inspection of his foundation.

    Lowcountry Basement Systems was able to help Dan by installing a SmartJack System to properly support his home. After the project was complete, Dan noticed his floor felt stable and secure. He was thrilled with the results!

     

  • Very Tall Crawl Space in Gray, GA Becomes Useable Storage Space for Homeowners
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    Very Tall Crawl Space in Gray, GA Becomes Useable Storage Space for Homeowners
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    Very Tall Crawl Space in Gray, GA Becomes Useable Storage Space for Homeowners

    Jonathan F. of Gray, GA had a very tall, very damp crawl space. He wanted to prevent mold and eventually turn his area into a finished basement where he could store some of his items safely and not worried about them getting damaged from the moisture. Jonathan called Lowcountry Basement Systems for help with his moisture problem.

    Lowcountry Basement Systems installed a Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System to reduce the humidity and remove the moisture, making the crawl space a safe area to store household items. The project took three days to complete. When it was done Jonathan was thrilled with the results and happy to use the new found space.

     

  • Lyons, GA Foundation is Fixed with SmartJacks and Push Piers by Lowcountry Basement Systems
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    Lyons, GA Foundation is Fixed with SmartJacks and Push Piers by Lowcountry Basement Systems
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    Lyons, GA Foundation is Fixed with SmartJacks and Push Piers by Lowcountry Basement Systems

    Teresa N. of Lyons, GA purchased a home with a foundation problem. The floor was not level, it was slanted. Teresa called Lowcountry Basement Systems to get a free quote.

    Lowcountry Basement Systems inspected the crawl space foundation and identified the problem. The main beam supporting the home was sagging. That’s why the floor was not level. Lowcountry Basement Systems also noticed the corner of the foundation was sinking. To fix the home, a SmartJack System was installed as well as a Push Pier System.

    SmartJacks are custom-cut to height, galvanized steel crawl space support columns. They are capable of supporting loads greater than 60,000 pounds. Those were installed in the crawl space. The Push Pier System was installed on the exterior of the foundation wall to stabilize and lift the footer of the home. The push piers were driven down to load bearing strata where the weight of the home could be transferred to prevent it from ever sinking again.

     

  • Settling Foundation Restored to Level in Vidalia, GA
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    Settling Foundation Restored to Level in Vidalia, GA
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    Settling Foundation Restored to Level in Vidalia, GA

    This homeowner was noticing cracks appearing in the brick walls of his Vidalia, GA home. This was causing the homeowner to worry about the aesthetics of his home. He didn’t want the problem to get worse, or for his neighbors to notice. The homeowner saw an ad on WTOC-TV and called Lowcountry Basement Systems for help.  

    Galvanized steel SmartJacks, capable of supporting loads up to 60,000 pounds, were first installed in the crawl space to support the main beam and lift the weakened subfloor, then a Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System was installed to seal the crawl space to prevent moisture from returning and weakening the subfloor again. The cracks closed and the homeowner was thrilled!

  • Smelly, Damp Crawl Space in Vidalia, GA, Restored to Like-New
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    Smelly, Damp Crawl Space in Vidalia, GA, Restored to Like-New
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    Smelly, Damp Crawl Space in Vidalia, GA, Restored to Like-New

    This home in Vidalia, GA had a big problem with moisture and odor in their crawl space invading the air quality in their home. This was a health concern. They asked the experts at Lowcountry Basement Systems to fix their moisture problem. After removing debris from the crawl space, Lowcountry Basement Systems installed a Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System to reduce moisture and remove humidity, eliminating the nasty smell invading their home. Now the family can breathe easier knowing their crawl space moisture is under control and their home is protected. 

  • Danville, GA Home is Stabilized using SmartJacks and Helical Piles
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    Danville, GA Home is Stabilized using SmartJacks and Helical Piles
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    Danville, GA Home is Stabilized using SmartJacks and Helical Piles

    Ricky D. of Danville, GA was watching tv one night when he saw a Lowcountry Basement Systems ad for foundation repair. Dan owned a home that was built in 1890. The home was moved and needed to be stabilized.

    Ricky called Lowcountry Basement Systems for help. The Lowcountry Basement Systems inspector recommended installing two SmartJacks to support the joists in the crawl space. The inspector also recommended installing seven helical piles around one corner of the house.

    Ricky decided to have the work done and thrilled with the results from Lowcountry Basement Systems!

     

  • Tripping Hazard Removed from Forsyth, GA Sidewalk
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    Tripping Hazard Removed from Forsyth, GA Sidewalk
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    Tripping Hazard Removed from Forsyth, GA Sidewalk

    Jim W. of Forsyth, GA had a problem with his sidewalk and driveway. Both ares had sank and cracked at the joints, created a tripping hazard to the home owners and guests. Not wanting the liability to get worse, the owner went online to research concrete repair options like mudjacking. After research, Jim decided he didn’t want the cost and mess of mudjacking and continued searching. He saw an ad on Macon’s CBS 13 that was something better: a service offered by Lowcountry Basement Systems called PolyLevel.

    PolyLevel was the perfect solution for Jim’s concrete woes. Unlike mudjacking techniques that pump mortar-based material beneath settled concrete, PolyLevel imposes very little additional weight on the soil. Injected through small dime-sized holes in the concrete, this geotechnical foam expands and lifts the concrete back to level. In less than a day Jim’s sidewalk and driveway was restored and the tripping hazards removed!

  • Sinking Concrete Walkway in Forsyth, GA is Fixed!
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    Sinking Concrete Walkway in Forsyth, GA is Fixed!
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    Sinking Concrete Walkway in Forsyth, GA is Fixed!

    James E. of Forsyth, GA called Lowcountry Basement Systems after seeing an ad in the Macon Telegraph for concrete lifting and leveling services. James had a concrete walkway in front of his home that was sinking in one area. Rather than ripping up the existing walkway and pouring new concrete, James called Lowcountry Basement Systems for a free inspection of his walkway.

    Lowcountry Basement Systems sent an inspector to the home and recommended lifting one section of the walkway with PolyLevel, a structural grade polymer, to fix the issue. Small holes about the size of dimes were drilled to inject PolyLevel beneath the sinking concrete. Within two hours the walkway was fixed. The eyesore was no more. James was thrilled with the results!

     

  • PolyLevel is the Answer for Concrete Repair Problem in Forsyth, GA
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    PolyLevel is the Answer for Concrete Repair Problem in Forsyth, GA
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    PolyLevel is the Answer for Concrete Repair Problem in Forsyth, GA

    Denny E. of Forsyth, GA saw an ad for concrete repair on tv. He immediately of the problem he was having at his house. Chipmunks had tunneled under the parking pad, causing the concrete to sink. Denny knew that replacing the concrete would be expensive and it would not stop the chipmunks. He called Lowcountry Basement Systems hoping they could help with his concrete problem.

    Lowcountry Basement Systems drilled small holes, about the size of dimes, in the parking pad. Then, PolyLevel, a two-part structural grade polymer was injected through the holes to fill the voids created by the chipmunks. The PolyLevel expanded, lifting the concrete that had sunk. Denny was thrilled to have his problem fixed right, the first time!

     

  • Hump in Floor Remedied with SmartJacks in Forsyth, GA
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    Hump in Floor Remedied with SmartJacks in Forsyth, GA
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    Hump in Floor Remedied with SmartJacks in Forsyth, GA

    Jennifer Z. of Forsyth, GA had a large hump in her floor. The rug covering the area clearly showed a problem but Jennifer didn’t know what to do about it and was afraid of the problem. After some time, she finally called Lowcountry Basement Systems for help.

    Lowcountry Basement Systems was able to help Jennifer by installing a SmartJack System in the crawl space. SmartJacks are galvanized steel crawl space support piers that are capable of supporting 60,000 pounds each! The Lowcountry Basement Systems team installed five SmartJacks and three PowerBrace beams in the crawl space to fix the floor.

     

  • Cracked Foundation Supported with Push Piers in Forsyth, GA
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    Cracked Foundation Supported with Push Piers in Forsyth, GA
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    Cracked Foundation Supported with Push Piers in Forsyth, GA

    Jeremy C. of Forsyth, GA called Lowcountry Basement Systems concerned that his home might be settling. The foundation wall had cracked near the crawl space vents. Lowcountry Basement Systems was able to help Jeremy by stabilizing the foundation with a Push Pier System.

    Four push piers were installed around the foundation wall where the house was sinking. After the push piers were pushed to load bearing strata the weight of the home was transferred to the push piers, stabilizing the home. The foundation was then hydraulically lifted back into place. The foundation took one day to fix and Jeremy was thrilled!

     

  • Sagging Floors, Cracked Drywall Fixed in Macon, GA
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    Sagging Floors, Cracked Drywall Fixed in Macon, GA
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    Sagging Floors, Cracked Drywall Fixed in Macon, GA

    Bernice M. of Macon, GA was watching tv when she saw a Lowcountry Basement Systems commercial for foundation repair. Bernice watched the commercial and noticed that she was experiencing the same problems: her floors were sagging, there were cracks in the drywall. Bernice called Lowcountry Basement Systems and scheduled a free inspection of her crawl space.

    Lowcountry Basement Systems recommended installing a SmartJack System to provide additional support to the joists and subfloor. SmartJacks are easily adjustable and made from galvanized steel, so they won’t rust. It took two days to complete the work, but when it was done, Bernice was thrilled!

     

  • Wet Basement Waterproofed in Macon, GA
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    Wet Basement Waterproofed in Macon, GA
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    Wet Basement Waterproofed in Macon, GA

    Ross and Jenny B. of Macon, GA had a problem in their basement. Water had seeped in and damaged the basement flooring. Watching the problem worsen worried Ross and Jenny and they went online to search for wet basement solutions. An internet search led them to Lowcountry Basement Systems; specialists in foundation repair.

    An inspector from Lowcountry Basement Systems visited the home and created a custom solution to seal the basement from the water seepage from the outside ground. First, WaterGuard would be installed to divert water away from the foundation, and then CleanSpace liner was used to seal the basement walls. A SaniDry Sedona dehumidification system completed the project. The owners were thrilled!

     

  • Sinking Porch Raised Three Inches in Macon, GA
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    Sinking Porch Raised Three Inches in Macon, GA
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    Sinking Porch Raised Three Inches in Macon, GA

    This homeowner in Macon, GA noticed his porch slab sunk almost 3 inches and was cracking on one side. Not knowing what was going on, he called Lowcountry Basement Systems for a free inspection.

    The inspector from Lowcountry Basement Systems designed a custom solution to fix the problem. Lowcountry Basement Systems could attempt to lift and level the concrete slab with Slab Piers. The Slab Pier System is made up of steel piers that are hydraulically driven into the ground to potentially lift slabs and then concealed out of sight under the concrete slab. In one day the porch was level and his tripping hazard removed!

     

  • Foundation in Macon, GA is Stabilized and Lifted
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    Foundation in Macon, GA is Stabilized and Lifted
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    Foundation in Macon, GA is Stabilized and Lifted

    Randy B. of Macon, GA was worried about his home. There were cracks in the foundation wall, the drywall was tearing and his floors were uneven. Randy thought his home might be settling and called Lowcountry Basement Systems to schedule a free inspection. The inspector recommended installing a SmartJack system.

    To stabilize and lift the sinking floors five SmartJacks and four PowerBrace beams were installed in the crawl space. SmartJacks are galvanized steel crawl space support columns that are capable of support 60,000 pounds each. The project took one for the Lowcountry Basement Systems team to complete, and the results were immediately noticed by Randy when he walked in his home. He was thrilled with the results!

     

  • Sagging, Bouncing Floors Fixes in Warner Robins, GA
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    Sagging, Bouncing Floors Fixes in Warner Robins, GA
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    Sagging, Bouncing Floors Fixes in Warner Robins, GA

    Norman H. of Macon, GA had sagging, bouncing floors, and drywall cracks near his door frames. After going underneath his house he realized he needed help and called Lowcountry Basement Systems for a free estimate after seeing an ad on Macon’s CBS 13.

    The inspector noted wet, soggy insulation, and the piers supporting the foundation sunk into the soft soil due to the excess moisture in the crawl space. The cracks and sagging floors Norman experienced were a direct result of a sinking foundation. The inspector designed a custom solution to stabilize the foundation and encapsulate the crawl space to reduce moisture and humidity. SmartJacks were installed to support the joists and main beams in the crawl space which closed the gaps in the home’s drywall. A Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System was installed to reduce moisture and remove excess humidity completed the project. Norman was thrilled!

  • Garage Floor Leveled and Protected in Warner Robins, GA
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    Garage Floor Leveled and Protected in Warner Robins, GA
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    Garage Floor Leveled and Protected in Warner Robins, GA

    Steven S. of Warner Robins, GA had a large crack in his garage floor and the entire area sunk about three inches. He noticed the drop every time he parked his car. After seeing an ad for concrete repair on Macon’s CBS 13, Steven called Lowcountry Basement Systems for a free inspection of the sinking and cracked concrete in his garage.

    Lowcountry Basement Systems injected a geotechnical polyurethane foam called PolyLevel in several areas under the concrete to lift and level the garage floor. PolyLevel hardens and cures to a stiff, strong rigid foam material that will not absorb water or alter in dimension over time. The cracks in the concrete were sealed with NexusPro Joint Sealant, and in less than a day the garage floor was fixed and Steven could drive his car in on a smooth, level surface again.

  • Flooring Problem Reveals Foundation Settlement in Musella, GA, Fixed by Lowcountry Basement Systems
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    Flooring Problem Reveals Foundation Settlement in Musella, GA, Fixed by Lowcountry Basement Systems
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    Flooring Problem Reveals Foundation Settlement in Musella, GA, Fixed by Lowcountry Basement Systems

    Robin R. of Musella, GA had a flooring problem. The piers under her home weren’t supporting the joists like they did when the home was built: the piers were sinking into the ground, causing the floors in the home to sink. Robin could tell something wasn’t right with floor. It felt soft, she said.

    After doing some research online, she came across Lowcountry Basement Systems’ website and decided to call for help. Lowcountry Basement Systems was able to stabilize Robin’s floor with crawl space support piers, called SmartJacks.

    Robin needed five SmartJacks to fix the sinking floor. The work was completed in one day and she was thrilled to walk on solid floors once more.

     

  • Unlevel Foundation Fixed in Byron, GA
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    Unlevel Foundation Fixed in Byron, GA
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    Unlevel Foundation Fixed in Byron, GA

    Narcisa P. of Byron, GA had a problem with an unlevel foundation of her house. As she was selling the house, an appraiser had informed Narcisa that her floors weren’t level. In order to “fix it to list it” Narcisa went online to research foundation issues and found LowcountryBasementSystems.com. An inspector from Lowcountry Basement Systems visited the home and performed a thorough inspection. A custom solution was put in place for Narcisa to fix her foundation issues. Galvanized steel SmartJacks would be installed in the crawl space to support the main beam, and bring her subfloor level again. Narcisa was thrilled with the results.

  • Wet Foundation Encapsulated, Dehumidified in Byron, GA
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    Wet Foundation Encapsulated, Dehumidified in Byron, GA
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    Wet Foundation Encapsulated, Dehumidified in Byron, GA

    Gayle L. of Byron, GA was concerned about moisture in her crawl space. With all the rain in previous years, she noticed her foundation had settled as cracks appeared in the outer brick walls. Gayle saw and ad on Macon’s CBS 13 for the foundation experts at Lowcountry Basement Systems and called for a free inspection. The inspector visited the home and noted the dampness in the crawl space and microbial growth on some of the joists. He recommended a Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System to seal Gayle’s crawl space.The system is designed to lower relative humidity, preventing microbial growth. Gayle’s moisture issues were resolved within a week and she was thrilled!

     

  • Sunken Concrete Raised With PolyLevel in Bonaire, GA
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    Sunken Concrete Raised With PolyLevel in Bonaire, GA
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    Sunken Concrete Raised With PolyLevel in Bonaire, GA

    George and Raisa P. of Bonaire, GA had a pool in their backyard. Over time, the concrete pool deck sunk in one area, creating a tripping hazard. Lowcountry Basement Systems fixed the pool deck in one afternoon with PolyLevel.

    PolyLevel is an eco-friendly, waterproof, structural grade polymer that can be injected beneath concrete to lift sinking slabs. With the two slabs level again, the tripping hazard was removed. George and Raisa were thrilled they didn’t have to tear up any concrete to fix the problem.

     

  • Leaning Retaining Wall Stabilized with Geo-Lock Anchor System in Bonaire, GA
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    Leaning Retaining Wall Stabilized with Geo-Lock Anchor System in Bonaire, GA
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    Leaning Retaining Wall Stabilized with Geo-Lock Anchor System in Bonaire, GA

    Tiffany and Miguel S. of Bonaire, GA were concerned about their retaining wall. It was bowing and cracking. They didn’t want the wall to fail so they searched online for a company that could help them.

    Lowcountry Basement Systems fixed the bowing wall using a Geo-Lock Anchor System. After the anchors were installed, covers were fitted over them to conceal them from sight. The job took one day and Tiffany and Miguel were happy to have their wall fixed!

     

  • Wet Moldy Crawl Space Protected in Hawkinsville, GA
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    Wet Moldy Crawl Space Protected in Hawkinsville, GA
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    Wet Moldy Crawl Space Protected in Hawkinsville, GA

    Denise and Ben C. of Hawkinsville, GA had water in their crawl space. Both Denise and Ben were concerned about mold under the home, especially since Denise had health issues. There were signs of mold in the kitchen. Denise and Ben asked their neighbors about it and they suggested to  call Lowcountry Basement Systems for a free inspection.

    The inspector noted standing water on the floor. Using a hydrometer the relative humidity was measured and recorded at 86 percent. Microbial growth was evident on joists and wet insulation rested against the wooden subfloor. A Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System was installed to seal the crawl space from the earth to reduce moisture and humidity. After a few days, the Complete CleanSpace Encapsulation System created a hostile environment for mold to grow. The owners were thrilled, the problem was fixed!

  • Hawkinsville, GA Floor Feels Better When Walking On It
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    Hawkinsville, GA Floor Feels Better When Walking On It
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    Hawkinsville, GA Floor Feels Better When Walking On It

    Dennis H. of Hawkinsville, GA noticed a problem with the floor in his house. Every time he would walk in one particular area, the floor would squeak. Dennis also noticed a crack in the drywall in one of his bathrooms.

    Dennis called Lowcountry Basement Systems for help. Lowcountry Basement Systems sent an inspector to Dennis’ home. The subfloor was sinking, allowing the bathroom wall to sink, causing the drywall to tear and crack apart. The inspector recommended installing a SmartJack System to provide the proper support to the subfloor, fixing the issues. Dennis decided to have the work done. It took Lowcountry Basement Systems one day to complete the work and Dennis was thrilled!  

     

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145 Commercial Ct.
Rincon, GA 31326
1-912-289-8774


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120 Willingham Dr
Juliette, GA 31046
1-478-292-6993
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