The Healthy Way
Unlike other waterproofers in New Jersey, we provide our customers with a streamlined process for all of their waterproofing needs. Our goal is to get to the crux of your home’s issues. If we spot signs of water in your basement, we go right to the source of the problem, working hard to fix structural deficiencies to prevent problems like mold growth and foundation damage. We are proud to be New Jersey’s one-stop shop for all of your basement waterproofing needs. New Jersey homeowners choose Healthy Way because our experts are friendly, experienced, harworking, and fully certified. We won’t rest until your waterproofing problems are solved. Because we specialize in both interior and exterior waterproofing services, you won’t have to worry about hiring a laundry list of contractors to correct your moisture problems. With Healthy Way provides all-inclusive basement waterproofing in Allenhurst, it’s no surprise that New Jersey residents trust Healthy Way to make their homes more livable every day.
The Healthy Way Difference
At Healthy Way, we strive to set ourselves apart from the competition by offering the best basement waterproofing services in New Jersey. We won’t be happy with our work until you are 100% satisfied, whether you need a thorough moisture inspection or a large-scale waterproofing project. Our basement waterproofing experts are certified, trained, and have worked on more than 4,000 repairs. They understand that your moisture problems aren’t like anybody else’s, which is why all of our waterproofing proposals are created specifically for your home. You won’t find any “one-size-fits-all” solutions here, and we wouldn’t have it any other way.
- Best warranties in the industry
- Free initial inspection
- Full-service basement waterproofing
- Mold remediation
- Foundation repair
- Water management solutions tailored to your unique situation
Once your basement waterproofing project is complete, we make it a point to keep our staff available to address any questions or concerns you may have. Our goal is your 100% satisfaction, from the moment you call our office to schedule an inspection to the time you sign off on our work.
Waterproofing Services in New Jersey
With more than two decades of experience and a team of fully certified and trained waterproofing professionals, there is no waterproofing project in New Jersey that we can’t handle. When not addressed, water and moisture problems can cause serious health risks for your family. We’re talking buckling walls, sinking foundations, and even toxic mold. With your home’s value and your family’s health on the line, you must attack these problems head-on, and the best way to do that is by bringing in the Healthy Way team. Some signs of existing water problems in your home can include:
- Signs of rust or oxidation on metal fixtures
- Mildew residue
- Water stains on your foundation’s walls and floors
- Erosion of your concrete
- Mineral deposits found on pipes
- Flooded landscaping after heavy rain or snow
- Pooling water around your foundation’s interior
- Humidity levels above 60% in your basement or crawlspace
Basement Waterproofing in Allenhurst
Healthy Way has been providing the most trusted, effective basement waterproofing in New Jersey since 2007. Waterproofing your basement is crucial to protecting the value of your home and the safety of your family. That is why we only employ the best, brightest, fully-certified experts, who will treat your home like it was their very own. Taking shortcuts just isn’t in our nature. We use innovative technology and time-tested techniques to discover and solve your basement’s water-related problems.
Because basement wall leaks and water seepage are often caused by structural issues, external waterproofing is required. While some companies only seal the interior walls of your basement, Healthy Way goes the extra mile to fix your water issues inside and out. That way, your basement leaks stop for good.
Once we find the root of the water issues in your basement, we will get to work on a custom-designed solution that will exceed your basement waterproofing needs.
Our basement waterproofing services in New Jersey help prevent the following problems:
- Mold growth, which can cause serious health hazards for your family
- Basement flooding
- Loss of valuables
- Serious water damage to your home’s walls and floors
- Decrease in home value
Don’t wait to address the moisture developing in your basement – call Healthy Way today for a customized solution to your water seepage problems.
What Causes Moisture in Your Basement?
It’s easy to spot water leaking through a crack in your basement, but most homeowners don’t know that there is a potential for water issues without heavy rains or obvious signs of standing water. At Healthy Way, we try to educate our clients on the real causes of water in your basement. Here are two of the most common reasons why you might need basement waterproofing in Allenhurst:
The “Clay Bowl” Effect
It might not be evident on the surface, but many basements are built in a below-grade dip, which is surrounded by backfill. Because backfill is made up of soil that was removed during foundation digging, it creates an empty shape or “bowl” effect. Once the foundation is finished, this loose soil is placed back around the foundation. Unfortunately, soil of this consistency is more absorbent and porous than the undisturbed soil around it, which is hard-packed and less porous. When rain or thunderstorms occurs, the soil closest to your home becomes saturated, putting pressure on your basement walls.
This kind of pressure affects homeowners with property built below the water table or on a hillside where water runs down a hill. When the soil around your foundation becomes saturated, it will expand and put intense pressure on the walls of your foundation and basement. This pressure can create cracks, giving water an easy route into your basement.
How Healthy Way Solves Your Basement Waterproofing Needs
Having a wet basement not only puts your health at risk, it lowers the value of your home and makes it more difficult to sell. The good news? We offer a number of waterproofing services and products to solve your problems fast. A few of our solutions include:
- Sump pumps
- Perimeter drainage systems
- Doorway drainage systems
- High-strength washer hoses
- Floor and wall crack repair
- Replacement windows
- Flood protection for your water heater
When you use Healthy Way for basement waterproofing in New Jersey, you can rest easy knowing that all our systems come with a written, lifetime warranty. This warranty is transferrable, meaning you can re-establish your home’s value and give future owners confidence knowing that their new home is protected.
The Healthy Way Basement Waterproofing Process
Because every home is different, your basement waterproofing solution could be vastly different than that of your next-door neighbor. Many factors play a part when it comes to keeping your basement dry and safe for living. As a general rule, we approach each issue with a “prevention over repair” mindset. By taking this stance, we give our clients a more cost-effective, long-term resolution. We’re not in the business of putting a “Band-Aid” on your water problem – we want to fix your issue completely, so you don’t have to worry about recurring problems. Our effective basement waterproofing systems include a mix of the following strategies:
Interior waterproofing methods usually start with our team ensuring that any holes or cracks in your basement floors, walls, and windows are sealed properly. Sealing cracks in your basement is an important first step since this is usually the first place where water can enter your home. Our sealants keep your basement dry and help prevent more moisture from finding its way into your home. Interior waterproofing strategies like these also help lower humidity levels in your basement. While sealants and other interior waterproofing strategies help correct initial issues, they don’t usually solve the underlying problem causing leaks in your basement. Those issues are most often found outside your home.
Once our team is finished with your interior waterproofing, we will move to the exterior of your home. Waterproofing the outside of your home is often a more complex, nuanced goal. Because of the difficult nature of exterior waterproofing, we recommend you consult with our team of professionals before tackling the job on your own. Generally speaking, our team beings the outdoor waterproofing process by excavating the soil around your home’s foundation. Once we remove the soil surrounding your foundation, our experts will apply a polymer-based sealant to any cracks we discover. This sealant is a long-term solution and should remain intact for the life of your home. While the Healthy Way team solves your outdoor moisture problems, we will also check your downspouts, to make sure they aren’t clogged. An inefficient gutter system does a poor job of directing water away from your home’s foundation, which can cause more moisture to seep into your basement over time.
One of the most common reasons that people need basement waterproofing in cityname is because they have a poor drainage system. A proper drainage system is paramount in keeping your basement dry and your family safe. These systems are meant to direct water away from your home and come in many forms, from French Drains to simple systems like ground soil. If you’re thinking of installing a complex drainage system, save yourself some time and check the soil around your foundation first to make sure it isn’t retaining moisture. If a more complex system like a sump pump is required, it’s best to work with certified professionals like those at Healthy Way, to make sure your drainage system is installed correctly.
WHICH WATERPROOFING SOLUTION IS RIGHT FOR ME?
Because every home is different, it’s hard to say what kind of waterproofing solution is right for your situation. Most homeowners require a combination of interior and exterior waterproofing. There are dozens of factors that come into play when it comes to waterproofing your home, so the answer to your problem may be different than your neighbor’s. The good news is that Healthy Way is fully equipped to handle whatever moisture issue you’re having. We will work tirelessly to make certain your basement is dry, mold-free, and safe to enjoy. That way, you can get back to living life rather than worrying about mold growth or foundation damage.Contact Us
GET IT DONE RIGHT, THE FIRST TIME
Other companies may offer temporary or partial solutions. At Healthy Way, we believe in correcting the problem completely, so you save money and have long-term peace of mind. Our goal is to fix your problem to prevent it from coming back, or we won’t do the work!
If you require quality basement waterproofing, it all starts with a FREE inspection from our certified waterproofing experts. We will take as much time as you need to find your problem, develop a solution, and walk you through our process step-by-step.
Don’t let water leaks and foundation damage create a dangerous environment in your home; contact the experts at Healthy Way today!
Latest News in Allenhurst
Website Shockingly Exclaims These New Jersey Towns ‘Need To Go’
New Jersey has been on a roll with lots of accolades. Most recently, NJ was named the best state to live in.Listen to Matt Ryan weekday afternoons on 94.3 The Point and download our free 94.3 The Point app. Of course, someone had to rain on our parade. What bothers me about this particular opinion is that it comes from someone who actually is from New Jersey!...
New Jersey has been on a roll with lots of accolades. Most recently, NJ was named the best state to live in.
Of course, someone had to rain on our parade. What bothers me about this particular opinion is that it comes from someone who actually is from New Jersey!
New Jersey Advanced Media recently did a piece about how NJ has too many towns and listed 25 that "need to go."
A few of them are in Monmouth County.
The author wrote:
Why it needs to go: Welcome to the smallest New Jersey municipality by land area: about one-tenth of a square mile squeezed between Tinton Falls and Shrewsbury Borough. When you hear someone mention Shrewsbury, it’s almost always the borough, not this little blip. New Jersey has a handful of township-versus-borough issues but this one is the most egregious. Eli Manning could almost throw a football across Shrewsbury Township — get rid of it.
A "blip?" That\'s pretty harsh, especially if you live in the Township of Shrewsbury. Sure, there are only just over a thousand residents, but they\'re people! Small towns are great! I know, I know, the taxes, the unnecessary schools, and resources. We\'re not getting into that discussion here. There\'s nothing wrong with having a handful of charming small towns.
The author wrote:
Why it needs to go: If you know the Jersey Shore, you know Lake Como comprises little more than a big pond, the sprawling party spot Bar Anticipation and a handful of residents who endlessly have to explain to friends that they don’t live in Belmar, the beachfront borough that surrounds them on three sides. Lake Como is almost Belmar — it even used to be South Belmar — just make it Belmar already.
Ha! Ok, not altogether wrong. However, the public voted on making Lake Como a thing. The residents of Belmar wanted to separate themselves from South Belmar, now Lake Como.
The author wrote:
Why it needs to go: I live at the Shore in Monmouth County and I reserve the right to believe that all beachfront property from Route 36 down to Convention Hall should just be considered Long Branch. That means no Deal, no Allenhurst, and definitely no Loch Arbour. Riding my bike, I cross through the fattest section of Loch Arbour in one minute flat. Any town my rusty old Mongoose can make it through in 57 seconds doesn’t deserve its own government.
So it\'s not just Loch Arbour, Deal and Allenhurst should get the boot? I realize that Loch Arbour is extremely small. The population is just over 200. Yes, you read that correctly. I don\'t know, I think the vast amount of different towns give the Jersey Shore its awesome personality.
Bottom line Bobby Olivier. Think what you want about the rest of New Jersey, but leave Monmouth the way it is.
NJ Assembly cancels vote on ending emergency but extending rules
TRENTON – A scheduled vote on a bill maintaining some of Gov. Phil Murphy’s pandemic-era powers beyond the end of the public health emergency was postponed Thursday.Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, D-Middlesex, said the bill will be considered at a future voting session after it is amended. The next session is currently set for June 21 – so either one will be added sooner, or Gov. Phil Murphy would likely again extend the public health emergency due to expire June 13.“After speaking with legislative coll...
TRENTON – A scheduled vote on a bill maintaining some of Gov. Phil Murphy’s pandemic-era powers beyond the end of the public health emergency was postponed Thursday.
Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, D-Middlesex, said the bill will be considered at a future voting session after it is amended. The next session is currently set for June 21 – so either one will be added sooner, or Gov. Phil Murphy would likely again extend the public health emergency due to expire June 13.
“After speaking with legislative colleagues, advocates and other interested parties I have decided to postpone today’s vote on A-5777 in order to refine it so that it is the fairest and most responsible bill possible,” Coughlin said in a statement. “I am committed to ending the public health emergency. This is extremely important legislation that we must get right.”
The public health emergency was first declared in March 2020. Murphy reached an agreement with Coughlin and Senate President Steve Sweeney in which the emergency will expire, but 14 executive orders and rules on masking and social distancing can continue through Jan. 1, 2022.
Republicans applauded the delay and the public pressure and opposition that appeared to drive it.
Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick, R-Union, said more public input is needed about the pandemic response.
“This was a dangerous attempt to take away to take away the rights of every one of you and giving it to just one person,” Bramnick said. “But I understand the bill will be coming back. So, every citizen must know that if we’re going to keep the three branches of government as they exist that they all should be aware of what I believe is a power grab.”
“As we’ve been saying, we’ve been living under a dictatorship for almost 15 months now, and it’s time for King Phil to get off the throne and let the legislators get back to work,” said Assemblyman Hal Wirths, R-Sussex.
Under the now-stalled bill, the most recent rules regarding masking, social distancing and limits on gathering size can only become less restrictive, unless there are increases in hospitalizations or the spot positivity rate for COVID-19 tests or the rate of transmission – currently 0.46 – returns over 1.
But those terms aren’t defined.
Even as COVID-related hospitalizations have gone from 2,378 on April 7 to 781 as of Wednesday night, there have been occasional days where the total census increased. The test positivity rate climbs slightly every weekend, even as weekly rates trend down.
Michael Symons is State House bureau chief for New Jersey 101.5. Contact him at [email protected].
NJ high school’s gay valedictorian says graduation speech was ‘censored’
VOORHEES —The valedictorian at Eastern Regional High School said he was censored by school officials who cut his microphone when he went off script and started talking about coming out as gay during his freshman year.In a video of the commencement, Bryce Dershem is talking about feeling alone when his microphone goes silent after principal Robert Lull walks behind the podium.Lull then walks up to Dershem and appears to take a piec...
VOORHEES —The valedictorian at Eastern Regional High School said he was censored by school officials who cut his microphone when he went off script and started talking about coming out as gay during his freshman year.
In a video of the commencement, Bryce Dershem is talking about feeling alone when his microphone goes silent after principal Robert Lull walks behind the podium.
Lull then walks up to Dershem and appears to take a piece of paper from the podium and the microphone.
A tech replaced the microphone and Dershem continues with his speech from memory to the cheers of the audience.
Dershem told NBC Philadelphia that the principal crumpled his script and pointed to the "approved" speech in a binder. The approved speech had removed all of Dershem\'s references to being gay, battling mental illness and a eating disorder because administrators said commencement is not a "therapy session," Dersham told NBC Philadelphia.
Dersham told NBC Philadelphia that he felt "censored."
Superintendent Robert Cloutier in a statement to New Jersey 101.5 said graduation ceremony is focused on the accomplishments of all students and the graduating class as a whole.
"All student speeches for graduation are coordinated through the high school principal. The principal, working with additional staff as needed, supports students in connecting their educational experiences to a meaningful and inclusive message about the future for all students in the class and for the students’ invited guests," Cloutier said.
The superintendent said that all student speeches are agreed upon in advance and acknowledged Dersham\'s discussion of mental health.
"The district focused on social-emotional wellness for the year’s reopening plan. The district contracted for third-party clinical support for the mental health challenges of students, parents, and staff during the pandemic, and will continue a third-party contract for the 2021-2022 school year," Cloutier said.
13 things to love about Six Flags Great Adventure\'s new Jersey Devil roller coaster
The long-anticipated Jersey Devil Coaster has been born at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ, the tallest, fastest, and longest single-rail roller coaster in the world.
The Number 13
The Six Flags Great Adventure team has surrounded their latest ride with sinister details, to perfectly match the theme. Those with triskaidekaphobia, beware! Jersey Devil Coaster is 13 stories tall. It will be the park\'s 13th active roller coaster. The public grand opening is scheduled for the 13th of June. And each train carries 13 passengers - 12 humans, plus the Jersey Devil himself!
A Real Record-Breaker
Great Adventure has always been home to world-class roller coasters, and Jersey Devil Coaster is an epic addition to that history. According to RCDB.com, Jersey Devil Coaster is one of 18 single-rail roller coasters throughout the world. And it is being touted as the tallest (130 feet), the fastest (58 mph), and the longest (over 3,000 feet).
I couldn\'t believe how steep both the lift hill and first drop were! You descend at an 87-degree angle almost straight down. When the roller coaster\'s train is full, you are going very fast by the time you hit the first inversion.
You go upside-down three times: a raven dive, a 180-degree stall, and zero-gravity roll. And it\'s the middle one - the 180-degree stall - that is absolutely the wildest part of the ride. You\'re literally upside-down for 2 or 3 seconds. It\'s fun to watch from the ground. And on the ride, if you don\'t know it\'s coming, it\'s pretty intense.
The layout of Jersey Devil Coaster is different than most coaster trains. You ride single-file. (Sorry scaredy-cats, you won\'t be able to hold on to your mommy.) That makes for quick loading and unloading, and gives you infinite elbow room on both sides. Just keep your hands, arms, and legs inside the ride at all times.
A Harness with "Give"
The ride harness is different too. It\'s big and sturdy, providing a snug fit around the hips. But the built-in shoulder straps are more like your car\'s seat belts. They do have a surprising amount of "give" to them! It definitely adds some extra thrill to your ride. To be clear, I felt completely safe for the duration of my test ride.
The \'Jersey Devil\' Theme
The rumors of a "Jersey Devil" themed ride or roller coaster at Great Adventure are practically as storied and legendary as the creature itself. There are so many attractions at the park themed around licensed characters. It\'s about time the devil gets his due.
The \'Jersey Devil\' Statue
As you enter the queue line for the roller coaster, you\'ll be greeted by an enormous likeness of the Jersey Devil himself. A perfect spot to pause for an Instagram selfie. Fun fact: The statue is not brand new. It previously lived in front of the El Diablo looping ride on the west side of Great Adventure, which ran only briefly between 2015 and 2017.
Jersey Devil Coaster is Six Flags Great Adventure\'s first new coaster since Joker, which opened in 2016. It\'s always a special moment to visit the park right after the "skyline" has changed. The back corner of the park just looks fantastic with the lift hills of Jersey Devil, Nitro, and Batman rising above the trees.
Originally, Jersey Devil Coaster was announced in August 2019. Construction began immediately, with great fanfare and excitement in the air. And then... COVID. Work on the site came to an abrupt halt, as the park shutdown for the first half of the 2020 operating season. Now, Six Flags is safer than ever with their "Clean Team" and "Do the Six" protocols, as the world continues to progress past the pandemic. I think the opening of Jersey Devil Coaster is an important (and well-timed) step in moving forward toward the post-COVID, post-quarantine, post-mask-wearing world.
My favorite time of year at Six Flags is Halloween season. And I really, really, really hope the park capitalizes on the theme of their newest ride this October. (Fright Fest, or Hallowfest, or whatever it will be called this year.) How cool would it be to have even spookier theming and haunted attractions in the area around or even on the ride? (FYI, no Six Flags official would comment on whether or not this has been part of their planning discussions.)
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Six roller coasters at Great Adventure enforce the big 54" minimum height restriction. That can be a pretty high bar for some thrill-loving children (and adults too!) I am pleased to see Jersey Devil is safe for those 4 feet tall and up. My coaster fan son Jackson will also be happy to hear that, since he currently falls within that 48 to 54 inch zone. (Although keep in mind, it\'s single-file seating which may be intimidating for first-time coaster riders.)
However: Will You Fit?
I\'m a big dude. 6\'6" and 200-something pounds. Because of the unique style and design of the single-rail coaster, there was some concern about whether I would fit in the restraint. (It\'s a very tight fit for me on Bizarro and El Toro, for example.) I\'m happy to report the Jersey Devil harness was fine - the locking mechanism made it to the 3rd or 4th "click". There was decent forward legroom. But be warned, there is a sizable "hump" on the floor in front of every seat, to accommodate the single rail directly underneath. Because of that, I had to awkwardly and uncomfortably spread my legs during the ride. Foot room is limited too. While my size 13 shoes fit, those with larger size 14 or 15 might have some troubles. Those who shop in the big and tall department already know that squeezing into a roller coaster is a challenge - just keep your expectations in check, as always.