Services

Basement Waterproofing

Techniques for interior and exterior basement waterproofing Here’s why basement waterproofing is important: it prevents problems with your concrete foundation and it prevents problems with your wooden structural beams. Ponding water can result in sagging floors and mold growth, both of which pose serious safety and health risks for your family. And if water saturates …

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Crawl Space Waterproofing

How to keep water out of your home’s crawl space First, Helitech will encapsulate your crawl space. Then, we install a high-efficiency crawl space dehumidifier. Crawl spaces, an alternative to slab and cement foundations, sit underneath your home and provide a small space between the soil and the first floor of your home. They also …

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Foundation Repair

Helitech specializes in fixing major structural problems with professional foundation repair services. As a foundation contractor with over 30 years of experience, we have helped thousands of customers in our service areas of St. Louis, central Missouri, southern Illinois, central Illinois, western Kentucky, and the Quad Cities. We fix foundation problems. At some point, most …

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Structural Crack Repair

Structural Crack Repair Foundation Repair isn’t always immediate because rarely do we have a house in danger of completely caving in or collapsing (although it has happened before – especially if the problem isn’t addressed as needed). Foundation Repair also shouldn’t be looked upon as a “handy-man-quick-fix” either. Sometimes, a simple epoxy injection is the …

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Polyurethane Leveling

Polyurethane Concrete Leveling When soil is wet, it expands; when it’s dry, it contracts. This is especially true in the Midwest. But how does this affect the concrete built around your house? Concrete slabs, like your driveway, sidewalk, pool deck, patio, and basement floor, do not bend or adjust with these ever-changing soil conditions. Instead, they crack. …

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Mudjacking

When concrete slabs sink unevenly, they often tilt and crack, creating an uneven surface that can lead to tripping hazards and poor water runoff. In order to remedy the safety and cosmetic issues that uneven concrete present, you’ll need to choose some form of concrete leveling repair. Find out more about mudjacking, a less-invasive alternative …

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Crawlspace Floor Support System

How To Fix Sagging Floors With Support Columns Are you tired of bouncy or sagging floors in your home? Don’t worry, Helitech has the support you need. Helitech’s Support Columns, or HSCs, are a permanent way to support your floors and stop the bounce. The HSC System replaces the conventional concrete block, brick, and wood timber …

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Egress Window Wells for Basements

Egress Window Wells give you an easy way out of your home and emergency personnel an entry to rescue you and your loved ones. Building codes require that finished basement living areas have an emergency egress large enough for a safe exit out of the space in case of an emergency. What exactly is an …

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Street Creep

Identifying, preventing and repairing street creep Street creep, also called ”driveway creep,” occurs when the concrete street expands during hot months, putting excess pressure on your driveway and, in turn, your foundation. To fully understand common methods of street creep prevention, you need to know why street creep occurs and the damage it can cause. …

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