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    • Crawl space waterproofing
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Reinforce Wooden Beam in Basement

Reinforce Wooden Beam in Basement

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The home had a house beam that was sagging and the floors above started to drop. We lifted the beam, installed a heavy steel channel under the wood and installed oversized posts with oversized footers to carry the load. Additionally, we installed a Sedona Basement Air Machine to ensure the moisture in the air did not destroy things in the future. Are you having this issue? Click here for a free estimate or more details

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Basement Systems Elite Dealer Award 2022-2023
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If you need help fixing your leaky or wet basement, damp crawl space or failing foundation, Keystone Basement Systems is your expert in Gallitzin, PA. We offer proven basement waterproofing, crawl space encapsulation, crawl space repair, and foundation repair services. We are a family-owned company that's been in business since 2003, providing quality solutions and award-winning service. Our crews are very familiar with the Gallitzin area, so you can always count on us to be there on time. Contact us today and let us know how we can help you or schedule your free inspection and cost estimate!

With service from Keystone Basement Systems, you can benefit from:

  • Transferable Lifetime Warranty on Our Basement Waterproofing System
  • 25-Year Transferable Warranty with CleanSpace Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Patented, Warrantied Foundation Repair Products & Systems
  • Fast, Free Written Estimates
  • Flexible Financing Options

Wet Basement Waterproofing & Repair in Gallitzin

Whether your Gallitzin home's basement floods once a year or gets wet every time it rains, the hassle of cleaning a wet basement is something no homeowner should have to deal with. The good news is you don't have to. Keystone Basement Systems uses Basement Systems' proven products and methods to repair basement leaks, prevent flooding and rid your basement of mold-causing moisture.

Our basement products and solutions include:

  • Basement sump pumps
  • Interior perimeter drainage systems
  • Basement dehumidifiers
  • Vapor barriers
  • Downspout extensions


With our basement waterproofing system installed, you won't have to worry about waking up to a flooded basement the next time there's a heavy rainstorm in Gallitzin. Our waterproofing specialists can design a system that addresses your home's specific needs.

Crawl Space Encapsulation & Repair in Gallitzin

If you have a crawl space below your home, when's the last time you've looked inside? For many homeowners, the crawl space is an area of their home that they avoid. Puddles of water, moldy floor joists, and dead critters are all common problems in Gallitzin crawl spaces. But the problems below your home could be affecting your comfort and air quality upstairs without you realizing it. Do you smell musty odors or have cold floors in the winter? Then you might benefit from our CleanSpace crawl space encapsulation. Our heavy-duty crawl space vapor barrier is warrantied for 25 years against rips and tears!

We install a variety of products for the crawl space:

  • Vapor barriers
  • Crawl space dehumidifiers
  • Crawl space sump pumps
  • Crawl space drainage systems

Foundation Repair in Gallitzin

Foundation problems in Gallitzin are typically related to poor, weak soil or inadequate drainage around the home. Foundation piers, wall brackets, and wall braces are proven-effective solutions for fixing foundation issues and improving a home's structural integrity without the need for a full foundation replacement. Keystone Basement Systems offers patented, warrantied foundation products installed by trained specialists.

Common warning signs of foundation problems in Gallitzin:

  • Uneven or sloping floors
  • Cracks in the floor
  • Cracks in interior wall
  • Inward bowing walls
  • Sagging floors over a crawl space
  • Hard to open windows and doors
  • Tilting chimneys
  • Cracks in exterior wall

Gallitzin’s Concrete Leveling & Repair Experts

Have you started to notice cracked, sinking, or uneven concrete around your Gallitzin property? Damaged concrete is a problem for several reasons: it creates dangerous trip hazards, leads to pooling water, and can impact the curb appeal and value of your property. Keystone Basement Systems offers expert concrete repair and concrete leveling services to improve the safety and visual appeal of your home or business. As an authorized PolyLevel® in Western PA, Northern West Virginia, and Eastern Ohio, we can lift, stabilize, and level sinking concrete slabs quickly and efficiently.

Ready to get started on your basement waterproofing, foundation repair, concrete leveling, or crawl space repair project? Contact Keystone Basement Systems today to schedule your inspection and free cost estimate in Gallitzin, PA or nearby areas.

Job Stories From Gallitzin, PA
Fixing a Sagging Wooden Beam in Basement

Structural Reinforcement and Moisture Control Solutions for Distressed Wooden Beams in Basements



This process presents a comprehensive approach for addressing distressed wooden beams in basement structures. Focused on mitigating sagging beams and associated floor deficiencies, the proposed methodology integrates structural reinforcement techniques with advanced moisture control measures to ensure long-term stability and durability. Key components include lifting the beam, incorporating heavy steel channels beneath the wood, installing oversized posts with enlarged footers for load-bearing support, and integrating a Sedona Basement Air Machine to regulate moisture levels. By synergistically combining these strategies, homeowners can effectively address existing structural issues and safeguard against future deterioration caused by moisture ingress.



Distressed wooden beams in basement environments can lead to a cascade of structural issues, including sagging floors and compromised load-bearing capacity. Recognizing the critical importance of addressing these concerns promptly, this process of correction presents a multi-faceted approach to reinforce compromised beams while concurrently implementing measures to manage moisture levels. By tackling both structural deficiencies and environmental factors contributing to degradation, homeowners can achieve a comprehensive solution for preserving the integrity of their basement structures.



The core of the proposed methodology revolves around structural reinforcement techniques aimed at stabilizing distressed wooden beams and rectifying associated floor discrepancies. This involves:



1. Elevating the sagging beam to its original position through hydraulic lifting mechanisms.



2. Placing robust steel channels beneath the wooden beam to distribute load more evenly and enhance structural support.



3. Installing oversized support posts with enlarged footers to effectively bear the increased load and prevent further settling.



In addition to addressing structural deficiencies, controlling moisture levels within the basement environment is crucial for mitigating future deterioration of wooden elements. The integration of a Sedona Basement Air Machine serves as a proactive measure to regulate humidity levels and prevent moisture-related damage to structural components and furnishings. This entails:



Implementing an advanced air purification system designed specifically for basement environments to extract excess moisture from the air and maintain optimal humidity levels.



Regular inspection and maintenance of the Sedona system to ensure continuous and effective moisture control, thereby safeguarding against potential structural decay and mold growth.



By combining structural reinforcement techniques with proactive moisture control strategies, homeowners can effectively address distressed wooden beams in their basements while mitigating the risk of future deterioration. This comprehensive approach not only rectifies existing structural issues but also ensures long-term stability and durability, thereby safeguarding the integrity of the entire basement structure. For homeowners facing similar challenges, seeking professional assistance equipped with the knowledge and tools outlined in this paper can lead to lasting solutions and peace of mind.



Are you experiencing sagging beams and moisture-related concerns in your basement? Take proactive steps to safeguard your home by scheduling a free estimate with our team of experts. Click here for more details on how we can address your specific needs and provide tailored solutions for your basement foundation repair and moisture control requirements.

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