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!
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.
At this home the owner had us install a drainage pipe about 19ft from the home. We were able to dig up the top soil and install the discharge line that is connected from the SumpPump. The advantages of having an outdoor discharge line is that it is not difficult to install, more cost efficient, and easier for our installers to come out and maintenance. The discharge line provides a secure way of having unwanted water flow safely from the SumpPump in basement to the outside of home.
This homeowner contacted us regarding their finished basement and had a concern on one of the foundation walls being damp. The walls around the foundation are made of concrete so they began to get leaks through the cracks. We installed our CleanSpace Vapor barrier on the perimeter walls that captures any moisture or wall leakage from the concrete foundation. Finally we were able to install our WaterGuard sub-floor drainage system that is created to capture any water or moisture from the walls, making the basement dry and damp free.
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.
This Taneytown MD customer was tired of dealing with water intrusion whenever his area would get rain and tired of the every day must smell his basement would develop. Reaching the end of his patience, he gave Basement Systems USA a call for help.
Our solution for this wet basement was to install our CleanSpace Vapor Barrier with Waterguard around the full perimeter of the basement. We also installed 2 of our SuperSump Pumps and a SaniDry Dehumidifier.
We've taken the best concepts from conventional waterproofing methods and combined them to create the most innovative, effective systems in the industry.
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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.
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!
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.