Philadelphia, Baltimore, Ellicott City Basement Waterproofing Contractor

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!

Common Waterproofing Solutions in Ellicott City, Baltimore, Philadelphia

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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!

Before and After
  • New flooring and a Trench Drain in Elkridge, MD
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    New flooring and a Trench Drain in Elkridge, MD
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    New flooring and a Trench Drain in Elkridge, MD

    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.

  • Waterproofing and Sump Pump System Upgrade in Catonsville, MD
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    Waterproofing and Sump Pump System Upgrade in Catonsville, MD
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    Waterproofing and Sump Pump System Upgrade in Catonsville, MD

    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. 

  • EverLast Window Replacements in Severn MD
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    EverLast Window Replacements in Severn MD
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    EverLast Window Replacements in Severn MD

    This project in Severn Maryland was for 4 window replacements. Currently the customer just had 4 standard cut outs for windows, but there weren't actually any windows, just metal frames with foam wedged in the opening. We came out and installed 4 of our EverLast Windows along with 2 Sunhouse Wells with Dome covers.

  • Gwynn Oak MD ,Waterproofing Job
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    Gwynn Oak MD ,Waterproofing Job
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    Gwynn Oak MD ,Waterproofing Job

    Customer was receiving water in through the front portion of the basement when it rained. We added a clean space vapor barrier to a small portion of the wall, installed a super sump and waterguard to control the water issue. 

  • EverLast Windows Installed in Reisterstown MD
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    EverLast Windows Installed in Reisterstown MD
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    EverLast Windows Installed in Reisterstown MD

    Old Basement Windows updated to New EverLast Windows

  • Waterproofing in Brooklyn MD
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    Waterproofing in Brooklyn MD
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    Waterproofing in Brooklyn MD

    Customer would get water into the basement when the area would recive a heavy rain, could not pin point the location it would enter, would just see the aftermath and knew they needed the help of Basement Systems USA. 

    For this job we tracked down the area where the water was coming in and installed a ThermalDry Wall System which is a Vapor Barrier that has a radiant shield that reflects up to 97% of the heat back into your basement. We also installed Waterguard around the perimeter that will direct water getting in to the basement to the SuperSump Pump we installed as well, to get pumped out of the basement. 


Our Innovative Approach in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland

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.

Customer Testimonials

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“Your company's quality of service is now the exception in our society but it is still very much appreciated.”

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Carrol P. of Silver Spring, MD

“I was happy with my decision during and after I signed the proper papers.My basement looks amazing.”

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Ethel B. of Laurel, MD

“I am very pleased with the results.”

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H.T. B. of Columbia, MD

“Very good experience.Very pleased.”

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Rosalind L. of Windsor Mill, MD

“From start to finish, I received stellar customer service from everyone I encountered when inquiring information about my crawl space...from every person who...”

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Jeanne J. of Randallstown, MD

“Bernie and William were absolutely wonderful. They were nondisruptive and did a beautiful job and cleanup and were very personable”

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Sandi R. of Catonsville, MD

“They mean it when they say they want their customers to be happy. I would recomment them without hesitation.”

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Sandra R. of Baltimore, MD

“very responsive to my concerns,they are such a good company”

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Lisa S. of Owings Mills, MD

“Highly Recommend this company.They did an excellent job.”

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Sheila H. of Gwynn Oak, MD

“We have had a few rains, and the basement is still dry. Great job!”

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Bryan K. of Halethorpe, MD

Affordable, Certified Waterproofers for greater Baltimore, Philadelphia, West Chester, and Lancaster

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.

Whether you live in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Ellicott City, Wilmington, Upper Darby, Parkville or Lancaster, 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!

 

Exterior Excavation

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.

Interior Subfloor Drain

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.

Interior Baseboard System

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.

Negative-side Sealant

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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Our Locations:

Basement Systems USA
2092 East Old Philadelphia Road
Elkton, MD 21921
1-410-858-4610


Basement Systems USA
3000 Woods End Dr
Joppa, MD 21085
1-410-656-2558