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Moisture Control Services in the Finger Lakes Region

Your home is your sanctuary, but excess moisture can transform it into a breeding ground for mold, structural damage, and poor air quality. EcoSpect stands at the forefront of combating these issues, offering tailored moisture control solutions that ensure your living space remains healthy and comfortable. Our expert team is committed to excellence, ready to guide you through every step towards achieving an optimally dry environment.

3 Essential Steps to Dehumidify Your Basement

  1. Seal Air Leaks: Begin with addressing the root of the problem by sealing any air leaks. This crucial step prevents the recurrence of moisture, safeguarding your basement against water and cold air infiltration.
  2. Correct Water Intrusion: Combat basement flooding with a robust sump pump. This investment is indispensable for maintaining a dry space, efficiently removing excess water and preventing potential flooding.
  3. Install a Dehumidification System: Finalize your moisture control strategy with a dehumidification system. This solution works best when air leaks are sealed, and water intrusion is managed, ensuring your basement remains at the ideal humidity level for a comfortable home.

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Connect with EcoSpect's team of experts today and take the first step towards a permanently dry, healthier basement. Our comprehensive approach not only addresses immediate moisture issues but also prevents future problems, ensuring your home remains a safe and comfortable haven for years to come.

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Install a Sump That Won’t Let you Down!

GrateSump™ stands apart from other sump pumps due to its superior features that make it more reliable than any other sump system on the market today. Not only does it work better, but it’s also built to last – giving you peace of mind that your basement and crawl space will remain dry for years to come.

Standard

GrateSump

  • Doesn’t promote undermining of the foundation
  • Resists iron and clogging
  • Built in pump stand
  • Easy on/off cover
  • Dehumidifier drain plug
  • Permanent mesh filter
  • GrateSump™ dual combination
  • Every pump has its own house
  • Virtually air tight cover

Plus

Most Popular

GrateSump

  • Works automatically when power fails
  • Maximum sustained pumping throughout battery life
  • Powers one 4 amp pump for up to 8,000-10,000 gallons on 1 battery & up to 12,000-14,000 gallons on two batteries.
  • Operates pump on AC & DC power
  • Recharges automatically once power is restored
  • Can charge up to two batteries at the same time
  • Compatible with sealed batteries
  • Low battery indicator (Alarm and LED)

Plus 2

GrateSump

  • Works automatically when power fails
  • Maximum sustained pumping throughout battery life
  • Powers one 4 amp pump for up to 8,000-10,000 gallons on 1 battery & up to 12,000-14,000 gallons on two batteries.
  • Operates pump on AC & DC power
  • Recharges automatically once power is restored
  • Can charge up to two batteries at the same time
  • Compatible with sealed batteries
  • Low battery indicator (Alarm and LED)

Monthly Payment Options

At EcoSpect, we understand that basement waterproofing services can be a significant investment for homeowners. That’s why we offer flexible payment and financing options to fit your budget. With a wide range of credit plans to choose from and no prepayment penalties, you can choose a payment plan that suits your needs.

Enhance the Stabity of Your Organization

EcoSpect's commitment to excellence shines in our Commercial Poly Solutions, offering a fast, non-invasive approach to infrastructure challenges. Utilizing our advanced TerraThane geotechnical polyurethanes, your commercial projects benefit from quick, cost-effective, and environmentally conscious repairs that stand the test of time.

Foundation and Soil Rehabilitation

Customized polyurethanes for soil densification, foundation lifting, and increasing load-bearing capacity.

Rocking Slabs and Trip Hazard Mitigation

Resolves unevenness and bumps, improving the visual appeal and safety of commercial driveways, ensuring a smooth flow of business operations.

Infrastructure Solutions for Lateral Lines and Manholes

Hydrophobic formulas that ensure sewer and infrastructure resilience in various geotechnical conditions.

Improve, Stabilize, and Protect with Confidence

Our commitment to excellence, combined with the highest quality TerraThane geotechnical polyurethanes, guarantees long-lasting results without the need for excavation. Fast, cost-effective, and eco-friendly solutions redefine the standard for residential repairs.

Seawall Restoration

Recognizing the critical role seawalls play in protecting against erosion and storm damage, we offer comprehensive solutions tailored to meet the unique challenges faced by each structure. Take the first step towards safeguarding your waterfront property today. Let's ensure your seawall stands strong against the elements.

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Basement Waterproofing Service Levels

Level One

Ground Water Control

  • Closed Sump System
  • GateSump Liner
  • FastSup Pump (1)
  • GrateSump Liner (Empty)
  • GS Joiner/Orange Cap
  • Radon Test Kit (Dual Vial)
  • iBasement™ Advance Pump Controller
  • One Year Maintenance

Level Two

Pump & Power Failure Backup Protection

  • Add (1) FastSump Pump in Empty GrateSump Liner
  • FastSump Inverter with 100AMP 12 VT Battery
  • Install Generac Backup Generator (Optional)

Level Three

Full Perimeter GrateDrain System

  • GrateDrain Stystem
  • GrateDrain Corner Ports
  • GrateDrain T Ports
  • 1FT HD FinishShield Strip
  • EZ Flexi-Flange
  • It is recommended that HBC Contractor install additional GrateSump Liner(s) & FastSump Pump(s) on basements larger than 150 linear feet.

Level Four

Full Wall Protection

  • Nationally Backed Warranty on GrateDrain System
  • Full Wall Protection to Ground Level with HD FinishShild or ThermalShield Wall Vapor Barriers and Flexi Flange.

Level Five

Moisture Control

  • WiseAire 100
  • Sante Fe Classic
  • AirGator Garage Ventilation
  • Filter Pack
  • 1 Pre Filter Kit
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector - Installed in basement (plugin)

Level Six

Maintenance & Upkeep

  • Clean GrateSump Pumps
  • Inspct GrateDrain
  • Inspect Discharge Lines
  • Change/Clean Filters
  • Change/Clean Discharge Hose
  • Check Alarms
  • Test Systems

Polyurethane Systems for Infrastructure Applications

Our polyurethanes are formulated to meet the needs of your individual project goals and geotechnical conditions. The polyurethane systems are generally installed by injection through 5/8” holes in the concrete or through 1/2” tubes driven to targeted weak zones. Once injected the polyurethane expands with designed reaction times and expansion rates to fill voids and lift or seal the structure.

Infrastructure Applications

Lateral Lines and Manholes

Our hydrophobic formulas are ideal for rehabilitating sewer infrastructure in a variety of challenging geo technical conditions.

Transportation Infrastructure

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles... Terrathane polyurethanes are ideal for stabilizing our critical transportation infrastructure.

Dams, Seawalls, and Levees

Our hydro phobic, environmentally inert polyurethanes help stabilize seawall, levees, and dams against water seepage and soil loss.

Year Round Dehumidification

Do you want a healthy, dry home? If so, you’ve come to the right place. At EcoSpect, we strive to provide homeowners with the best basement and crawl space dehumidification systems available for their homes. Over 40% of the air you breathe on the 1st floor of your home comes from your basement or crawl space through a natural occurrence called stack-effect. If your basement or crawl space is not healthy, then your home is not healthy.

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Choose the Best in Dehumidification

Choose a high efficiency high-capacity dehumidifier for basement and crawl spaces.

  • Energy Star Listed: Uses only 6.4 amps of electricity offering as much as $275 per year in energy savings compared to the conventional dehumidifier.
  • Large Capacity: This high capacity basement dehumidifier removes up to 100 ppd of water per day.
  • MERV-11 Filtration Standard: MERV-11 filtration is 65% efficient and captures particles 1.0 microns in size resulting in effective filtration of most mold spores.
  • Optional Ductability: Attaching ductwork to the unit promotes air circulation throughout the basement, allowing for placement of the dehumidifier in a remote location such as the mechanical room.

Time and time again, our dehumidifiers have proven to keep dry air circulating throughout your basement so you never have to worry about humid air or odors and humidity, and your home will feel cleaner than ever. Following each dehumidification system installation, you’ll also receive a full written warranty from our installers.

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FAQs

How do I know if I have high levels of moisture in my home or basement?

Abnormal levels of moisture in your home or basement are typically easy to spot. Some telltale signs of moisture accumulation include:

  1. Visible mold or mildew on various surfaces, including walls, ceilings, and floors. Mold can cause health issues, so it's important to address it promptly.
  2. Musty odors, often due to poor ventilation or water damage. A hygrometer can help you measure humidity levels, with readings above 60% considered high.
  3. Water stains or efflorescence (white, powdery deposits) on walls, ceilings, concrete, or masonry surfaces, indicating high moisture levels.
  4. Condensation on windows, mirrors, pipes, or walls, signaling high humidity levels that can lead to mold growth and other moisture-related problems.
  5. Peeling paint or wallpaper, which can bubble, discolor, or deteriorate due to excessive moisture.
  6. Rotting wood, which can cause structural damage to your home or basement if left unchecked.

If you notice any signs of high moisture levels in your home or basement, it's essential to take action promptly. Proper moisture control is essential for maintaining a healthy and comfortable living environment.

For expert assistance with moisture issues, contact EcoSpect or call us at (315) 679-6351. Our team has the knowledge and experience to help you resolve these problems and protect your home from moisture damage.

What is the first step to dehumidifying my space?

Sealing air leaks in your basement or crawl space is crucial when dehumidifying the area. This prevents moisture and cold air from entering the space again. Caulk windows, door frames, and inspect outside vents to ensure a proper seal.

Dehumidifiers extract moisture from the air, preventing mold growth, musty odors, and structural damage. Consider the size of the area, humidity level, and energy efficiency when choosing a dehumidifier. Proper maintenance, such as cleaning filters and emptying water tanks, is essential for optimal performance.

In addition to using a dehumidifier, improve ventilation, use fans, and keep moisture-absorbing indoor plants to reduce humidity naturally. If you need professional assistance with waterproofing your basement or crawl space, contact us at EcoSpect. Our experienced team can help identify and address moisture issues in your home. Call us at (315) 679-6351 for more information or to schedule a consultation.

Why do I need to dehumidify my basement?

Dehumidifying your basement or crawl space is crucial to prevent mold, mildew, property damage, and water-based insects. High humidity levels can lead to health risks and increased energy costs. Maintaining a moderate humidity level is essential for a healthy living environment.

When choosing a dehumidifier, consider the size of your space and humidity levels. For expert assistance in waterproofing and dehumidifying your basement, contact EcoSpect or call us at (315) 679-6351. Our experienced team is ready to help you create a dry, healthy, and comfortable living space. Don't wait until moisture issues cause significant damage – take action now to ensure the longevity and safety of your home.

What is a dehumidification system?

A dehumidification system is designed to reduce humidity levels in your home, particularly in basements and crawl spaces. It helps prevent mold growth, keeps areas dry, and maintains a healthy living environment.

Dehumidifiers work by drawing in moist air, cooling it to remove moisture, and then reheating the air before releasing it back into the room. They can be standalone units or part of an air conditioning system.

Choosing the right dehumidifier for your home is important. Consider factors such as room size, humidity levels, and energy efficiency when making your selection.

If you have any questions or concerns about installing a dehumidification system in your home, don't hesitate to contact us or call us at (315) 679-6351. Our experts at EcoSpect are here to help you maintain a healthy and comfortable living environment.

Where does the moisture that a dehumidifier absorbs end up?

At EcoSpect, our dehumidifiers and dehumidifying systems are self-draining directly into your home's sump pump system. Any moisture absorbed from the air will be dumped into the sump pump and pumped outside your home. We will go over this in detail with you during the installation of your dehumidification system.

Dehumidifiers are effective tools for reducing moisture levels in your basement, helping prevent mold growth, musty odors, and structural damage. They work by drawing in moist air, cooling it to condense the water vapor, and then reheating the air before releasing it back into the room.

Proper maintenance of your EcoSpect dehumidifier is crucial for its longevity and effectiveness. If you have any questions about our dehumidification systems or would like to schedule an installation, please don't hesitate to contact us or call us at (315) 679-6351. Our team is here to help you maintain a healthy, comfortable living environment in your home.

Can a dehumidification system help with allergies?

Yes, drying out the air in your home with a dehumidification system can significantly help reduce allergy symptoms by preventing mold growth, mildew, and other allergens such as dust mites. Dehumidifiers alleviate allergy symptoms by reducing humidity, preventing the growth of dust mites, mold, and other allergens. Maintaining relative humidity levels between 30-50% creates an environment less hospitable to allergens.

Dehumidifiers are particularly beneficial for those with mold allergies. They improve indoor air quality by reducing humidity levels, helping prevent mold growth. When selecting a dehumidifier for allergy relief, consider factors such as capacity, noise level, and energy efficiency.

If you're considering a dehumidification system to manage allergies, contact us at EcoSpect for expert advice and installation. Our team is dedicated to helping you create a healthier, more comfortable home environment. Don't hesitate to call us at (315) 679-6351 to discuss how a dehumidification system can benefit you and your family.

How often do I need to run my dehumidification system?

Running your EcoSpect dehumidification system as often as needed is essential for maintaining a healthy home environment. The frequency of use may depend on factors such as your personal preference for dryness levels, the size of the space, and the season. Generally, it's recommended to run a dehumidifier when the humidity level exceeds 50%.

During the summer months, when humidity levels are typically higher, you may need to run your dehumidifier more frequently. If you have a mold problem in your home, it's suggested to run your dehumidifier continuously. When we assess your space for a system, we will provide our professional recommendation and help you navigate your new system.

Regularly running your dehumidification system is crucial for preventing moisture-related issues. Proper dehumidification is important for maintaining indoor air quality.

If you have any further questions or would like to schedule an assessment, please don't hesitate to contact us or call us at (315) 679-6351. Our team at EcoSpect is committed to providing you with the information and support you need to effectively communicate your needs and concerns, ensuring a healthy and comfortable home environment.

Will a dehumidification system save me money on my energy bills?

Yes, a dehumidification system can help you save money on your energy bills by reducing the workload on your air conditioner or furnace. Dehumidifiers make it easier to heat or cool dry air compared to moisture-laden air, allowing your HVAC system to maintain a comfortable temperature more efficiently.

Choosing an energy-efficient dehumidifier can lead to even greater energy savings. It's essential to ensure that your dehumidification system not only saves energy but also improves your indoor air quality.

For more information on how a dehumidification system can help you save energy and improve your home's comfort, contact us or call us at (315) 679-6351. Our experts at EcoSpect are ready to assist you with all your basement waterproofing and dehumidification needs, providing open communication and working with you to find the best solution for your home.

How often do I need to replace the filter in my dehumidifying system?

The frequency of replacing the filter in your EcoSpect dehumidifying system depends on factors such as the size of your space, humidity levels, and the specific model. Generally, it is recommended to replace the filter every three to six months. For precise guidance, consult with our experts at EcoSpect during installation.

Proper maintenance, including regular filter replacement, is essential for maintaining good indoor air quality and preventing mold and mildew growth. A clogged or dirty filter can reduce efficiency and increase energy consumption, while regular replacement helps maintain performance and longevity.

Refer to the user manual or consult EcoSpect for specific recommendations on filter replacement for your particular system. For personalized advice on maintaining your dehumidifying system and ensuring optimal performance, don't hesitate to contact us or call us at (315) 679-6351. Our experienced team is here to help you keep your basement dry and healthy.

Do your dehumidifying systems come with a warranty?

Yes, following each dehumidification system installation, you'll receive a full written warranty from our installer. We stand behind our work and the quality of the dehumidifiers we install. The warranty will cover any defects in materials or workmanship for a specified period, giving you peace of mind and protection for your investment.

When selecting a dehumidifier, it's important to consider factors such as the size of the space, the level of humidity, and the features offered by different models. It's also important to understand your legal rights and protections when it comes to warranties.

Contact us or call us at (315) 679-6351 if you have any questions about the warranty or the dehumidification system. Our team is here to help ensure your basement stays dry and comfortable, and we're committed to providing you with the best possible service and support.