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  • By Glen
    Orlando, FL 32804 on 09/05/18

    Zeke Fowler came out and laid the process out perfectly.

    Customer Review

    By Glen
    Orlando, FL 32804 on 09/05/18

    Zeke Fowler came out and laid the process out perfectly.

Doug Secrest

Florida Foundation Authority

Title: Production Support

Doug Secrest from Florida Foundation Authority

Doug has 15 years of experience in the foundation repair industry. He is the fourth generation of his family working in the industry and had expanded his knowledge and experience by working for different organizations in the business. Throughout this these previous positions, Doug supervised and participated in product installation, production, quality control, management, and formative development.

Doug received national acknowledgment in 2005 by turning into a Certified Waterproofing Specialist through the NAWSRC (National Association of Waterproofing and Structural Repair Contractors). Doug and his team are certified and licensed to install foundation, crawl space, and concrete repair solutions in the Orlando area. Doug has gone through extensive training and certification for these repair products.

Florida Foundation Authority's owner also proudly served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve as a Military Police Officer.

Doug opened Ohio Basement Authority in Columbus, Ohio in November 2010. After moving to Florida, he decided he wanted to bring the same remarkable level of customer service and proven and warrantied products to his new home.

In his spare time, Doug enjoys traveling and competing in horse riding competitions.

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • IntelliJacks Stabilize, Level Sagging Floors in Orlando, FL
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    IntelliJacks Stabilize, Level Sagging Floors in Orlando, FL
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    IntelliJacks Stabilize, Level Sagging Floors in Orlando, FL

    During the two years that he has lived in his house, a homeowner in Orlando, FL, noticed a structural problem was worsening. Some areas of the floor felt soft and uneven, indicating the floor joists in the crawl space were sagging and failing to properly support the above floor.

    The homeowner wanted to address this problem before serious damage resulted, so he started to research repair options. He found information about Florida Foundation Authority online, and he was motivated to contact us for further guidance.

    Inspector Joseph Grimsley ventured into the tight crawl space to assess the condition of the floor joists and support system. The home, built in 1934, had wooden joists and supports, which is common for homes built at that time. But wood can easily rot and fail over time. Other repair attempts, like bottle jacks, also were not properly supporting the above floor.

    Joseph discussed his findings with the owner, and he then recommended one type of our many reliable repair solutions.

    One of our crews, led by Doug Secrest, then installed several IntelliJacks underneath new steel support beams in the crawl space. Made of galvanized steel, the heavy-duty IntelliJacks permanently stabilize the floor and floor joists. They prevent further sagging and offer the best opportunity to lift the sagging floor areas aback to level. IntelliJacks also will not rust or corrode, and they are designed to stop settling.  But if any settlement occurs, the IntelliJacks can easily be adjusted.

    The homeowner is pleased to now have a safe and stable living environment because of this trustworthy repair solution.

  • Replacing a Crawl Space Door in Port Saint Lucie, FL
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    Replacing a Crawl Space Door in Port Saint Lucie, FL
    After

    Replacing a Crawl Space Door in Port Saint Lucie, FL

    A representative of a community club in Port Saint Lucie, FL, called Florida Foundation Authority about an old crawl space door. The weathered door was allowing pests and moisture into the crawl space under the building. There also was an excessive amount of water in the crawl space that was causing mold growth and a musty smell.

    Our owner and inspector, Doug Secrest, went out to the club to assess the situation and provide a recommendation on how we could fix and protect the crawl space.

    Doug suggested replacing the existing crawl space access door. This is a durable access point that will make sure the crawl space is sealed and will hold up during hurricanes and other adverse weather. He also recommended installing the SafeDri crawl space sump pump to keep the area dry and prevent further mold growth.

    One of our crews, led by Foreman Mike McDonald, went out and skillfully installed these products.

    The club representative and members are happy with the dry crawl space and replacement of the unsightly access well.

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our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Altamonte Springs
  • Altoona, FL
  • Anastasia Island, FL
  • Anthony, FL
  • Apopka
  • Armstrong, FL
  • Astatula, FL
  • Astor, FL
  • Barberville
  • Bella Collina, FL
  • Belleview, FL
  • Beverly Beach, FL
  • Bostwick, FL
  • Bunnell, FL
  • Candler, FL
  • Cape Canaveral
  • Cassadaga
  • Casselberry
  • Christmas
  • Citra, FL
  • Clermont, FL
  • Cocoa
  • Cocoa Beach
  • Crescent City, FL
  • Daytona Beach
  • De Leon Springs
  • Debary
  • Deer Island, FL
  • Deland
  • Deltona
  • Dona Vista, FL
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  • Dunnellon, FL
  • East Palatka, FL
  • Eastlake Weir, FL
  • Edgewater
  • Eustis, FL
  • Fairfield, FL
  • Ferndale, FL
  • Flemington, FL
  • Florahome, FL
  • Fort McCoy, FL
  • Fruit Cove, FL
  • Fruitland Park, FL
  • Geneva
  • Georgetown, FL
  • Glenwood
  • Gotha
  • Grand Island, FL
  • Grandin, FL
  • Grant
  • Groveland, FL
  • Haines Creek, FL
  • Hastings, FL
  • Hollister, FL
  • Howey In Hills, FL
  • Indialantic
  • Interlachen, FL
  • Kenansville
  • Kissimmee
  • Lady Lake, FL
  • Lake Como, FL
  • Lake Helen
  • Lake Mary
  • Leesburg, FL
  • Longwood
  • Lowell, FL
  • Maitland
  • Malabar
  • Mascotte, FL
  • McIntosh, FL
  • Melbourne
  • Melbourne Beach
  • Melrose, FL
  • Merritt Island
  • Mims
  • Minneola, FL
  • Mount Dora, FL
  • Mount Plymouth, FL
  • New Smyrna Beach
  • Oak Hill
  • Oakland
  • Ocala, FL
  • Ocklawaha, FL
  • Ocoee
  • Okahumpka, FL
  • Orange City
  • Orange Lake, FL
  • Orange Springs, FL
  • Orlando
  • Orlando
  • Ormond Beach
  • Osteen
  • Oviedo
  • Paisley, FL
  • Palatka, FL
  • Palm Bay
  • Palm Coast, FL
  • Patrick Afb
  • Pierson
  • Pomona Park, FL
  • Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
  • Ponte Vedra, FL
  • Port Orange
  • Putnam Hall, FL
  • Rockledge
  • Saint Augustine, FL
  • Saint Cloud
  • San Mateo, FL
  • Sanford
  • Satellite Beach
  • Satsuma, FL
  • Seville
  • Silver Springs, FL
  • Sparr, FL
  • Summerfield, FL
  • Titusville
  • Weirsdale, FL
  • Windermere
  • Winter Garden
  • Winter Park
  • Winter Springs
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Florida Foundation Authority
210 Springview Commerce Dr
DeBary, FL 32713
1-321-290-1808
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