Here at Basement Systems USA, we've been fixing wet basements in neighborhoods like yours for many years. Our certified technicians have the expertise you need to get the job done quickly, effectively, and permanently. There's no job too large or small -- and there's no wet basement we can't fix!
Let one of our basement experts come and give you a free waterproofing estimate. We want to help you make your basement dry all the time!
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Through years of research, Basement Systems®, Inc. has developed the most effective and long-term solutions for wet basements. Their products have been keeping basements dry in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom since 1987.
To date, our waterproofing systems have been used to repair hundreds of thousands of basements and crawl spaces worldwide!
In this half finished basement water was staying as the bottom of the bilco doors and needed some sort of drain to remove the water from the door area. Our team dug out a space at the bottom of the stairwell to install our TrenchDrain sub-floor drain system. This drain is connected to our WaterGuard system that will flow any water that the drain intakes to the sump pump system, which then pumps the water out and safely away from the home.
The homeowner was getting a mass amount of water in the basement and the bottom of the stairwell had no access to drain the water. We dug out a trench in between the door and stairwell to install our TrenchDrain Entry Drainage system that is designed to capture the surface water. The heavy-duty plastic drain is reinforced which prevents rust, moisture damage and averts water coming into the home, keeping your area dry.
This returning customer reached out to Basement Systems for wall restoration and floor repair. The team went to the property, trimmed back the walls 4' and hauled away the debris. After the wall restoration we removed and installed our Elite Plank flooring that is made from inorganic material that is unsusceptible to water or mold. Our flooring is designed to work with our basement waterproofing and finishing systems.
In this basement the owners were getting it fully finished and wanted something to cover the cement walls. We installed our ZenWall product which is used to cover the concrete foundation and interior potion of the wall. Our surface wall has insulated core properties which will protect the home from moisture and cold during the winter months.
Here's a customer that with heavy rains his exising drain wasn't enough to stop water from coming in under his walkout basement door. This issue would cause his basement to flood to his old sump pump was. We installed a TrenchDrain outside the door with some WaterGuard XL as well as our Z Triplesafe 3. He so satisfied with our system, he decided to replace the existing flooring with our Elite Plank- Walnut flooring.
This customer contacted us looking to waterproof her basement as well as upgrade her sump pump to a newer system with an airtight lid and a battery-powered backup. We chose to offer her the Supersump System. This system features the Zoeller M63 1/3 HP pump, capable of pumping 2,650 gallons per hour, a Waterwatch Alarm System that sounds off if the water rises above the point where the pump should turn on, the Superliner basin and an airtight lid. This system also features a CleanPump Stand, which serves to elevate the the pump from any silt or sediment that may build up at the bottom of the basin. For the battery backup we installed the Ultrasump 4, which features an automatic switching system to keep your basement dry in case of a power outage, main pump failure, tripped breaker or simply an unplugged main pump.
To further waterproof her basement this customer also chose our Waterguard French Drain System and our Cleanspace Wall Liner, which is a 100% waterproof plastic barrier that helps guide any water seepage down to the drainage system.
We've taken the best concepts from conventional waterproofing methods and combined them to create the most innovative, effective systems in the industry.
These products include French drains and sump pump systems that are custom-designed to handle all problems that arise in below-grade spaces.
During the rainy season in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland, cracks in your basement walls or floor can allow a couple inches of water to seep or leak into your basement. We offer long-lasting solutions to waterproof your basement walls and floor, including basement crack repairs and interior drainage solutions.
When you're dealing with a flooding basement, the first step is to get rid of standing water. When the water is gone, the next step is to get your basement inspected waterproof your basement to prevent future flooding and water problems. Designed to prevent basement flooding, Basement Systems USA installs patented interior drainage systems, industrial-strength sump pumps, and a range of waterproofing products.
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Basement water problems are as old as the structures themselves. Water will leak into a basement through any opening it can, including your walls, floors, and the joints between them. Water can even pass through the concrete itself -- which is one reason why basements are notoriously damp, humid spaces.
Other companies might try to sell you on inferior basement waterproofing solutions. Our products have been developed, patented, and perfected by Basement Systems®, Inc. -- the world's largest network of basement waterproofing contractors.
From basement waterproofing in Philadelphia to basement wall crack repair services in Baltimore and Ellicott City, Basement Systems USA can help. Our basement experts will show you how we can customize your waterproofing solution to keep the basement dry all the time! For a free, no-obligation waterproofing cost quote, contact us by phone or e-mail today!
Heavy equipment is brought in to dig out the entire perimeter of the basement. New drain lines are installed, and sometimes a waterproof coating is applied to foundation walls. This waterproofing strategy is expensive and often damages lawn and garden areas. Exterior drains are prone to clogging with silt and roots over time.
This drain line is installed underneath the basement floor, just inside the foundation walls. The hidden drainage system brings water to a sump pit, where a sump pump automatically pumps it outside. Also known as a French Drain, this system is not prone to clogging; it’s reliable and easy to service.
A hollow plastic baseboard is installed along the base of basement walls to form a drainage channel that directs water to a sump pump system. A baseboard-type drainage system is sometimes recommended when the basement slab is too thin to accommodate a French Drain.
This waterproofing technique involves "painting" basement walls and floors with a waterproof, cement-based coating that's supposed to seal out moisture. Even when applied correctly, this thin membrane usually fails in response to prolonged hydrostatic pressure from outside the foundation.
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