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Downingtown's Basement Experts

Basement Systems USA is the local, family owned contractor in Downingtown for waterproofing, and crawl space repair. With over 75 years combined experience and a full-time, professional staff we are ready to serve you and improve your home. 

Basement Waterproofing & Crawl Space Repair

Flooding, water seepage or even high humidity can quickly result in mold growth and water damage in your basement or crawl space. We prevent this from happening by installing an interior drainage system in the basement that is connected to a high volume sump pump. Any water that makes it to the basement is collected and pumped out of the home without you even noticing. 

Just like the basement, in the crawl space we similarly place a sump pump system and dehumidifier to prevent water issues. The entire area is encapsulated with vapor barrier to prevent mold growth. Our crawl space system comes with a 25-year warranty. 

We Provide:
  • Basement Waterproofing
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Exclusive, Patented Products
  • Humidity Control
You Receive:
  • Permanently Dry Basement
  • Clean Protected Crawlspace
  • Protection against Mold
  • Improved Home Value

If the walls of the basement or bowing inwards we install wall anchors or braces to straighten the walls. If the floor above the crawl space is sagging we install SmartJack support jacks to raise the floor back to a level position. Our Downingtown waterproofing systems come with life-time warranties. 

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This heavy retaining wall in Downington PA was bowing and tipping over, and we knew that Basement Systems’ GeoLock Wall Anchors were the best solution for the problem.  

When the GeoLock system is installed, a hole is drilled into the bowing wall in predetermined intervals, depending on the number of anchors needed. One anchor plate is then attached to the interior and exterior sides of the wall, lining up with the predrilled hole, and one end of a 9-foot galvanized threaded rod is then inserted through the hole and anchor plates until the rod protrudes slightly out of the interior wall. An anchor bolt is then screwed onto that protruding end. The other end of the rod attaches to a heavy duty earth anchor, which gets embedded into firm, stable soil away from the foundation. Once everything is in place, the anchor bolt is tightened, and the reverse pressure pulls the wall back toward its original position. At this point, the wall is stabilized and secure and no further adjustment is necessary. However, gradual tightening of the anchor bolt will continue to adjust the wall and over time, may even straighten it completely. This home in Elkton needed 10 anchors to repair the wall, and we were able to straighten it completely in one day. The GeoLock wall anchors are guaranteed for a period of 25 years.

Work Requests From Downingtown, PA
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Due to last week's storm, I've got a couple leaks coming through my basement wall, along with some other wetness along the wall.
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FINSIH BASEMENT
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We have foundation cracks and drainage issues that need repair
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I did receive a quote for an egress window but would now like a quote for an entire basement waterproof. Would the entire waterproofing include the egress? Thank you.
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Crawl space flooded. leaking basement walls
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Install sump pump with battery backup
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I want to install w window well egress from my basement.
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Window well egress not draining
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Radon test results around 20. Colonial house, full unfinished basement and would like to mitigate the radon.
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Water leaks into the basement around the incoming water pipeline space in the concrete wall after heavy rain.
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Looking at installing an egress for emergency exit purposes. Do not want to dig out into yard. Looking to dig down from existing window and install larger window with steps and a window cover that can be used as a green house.
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Want to do the Radon test for a newly constructed house. We have not stayed yet in that house and closing date is 05/19/2022. When we need to do this Radon test and how.
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Just completed a radon test through Alpha Energy and my level was 7.5pCi/L. My home is a split level (basement and a slab) with an addition built off of the back over an old porch. I also had my boiler removed recently and was hoping to use that chimney to run the vent through, if possible.
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My finished basement had a radon test result above 4.0 pCi/L
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Hi, I performed a short term radon test kit and the results show about 12 pcil. I would like to explore options to mitigate.
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Insulation is falling from the wall and ceiling.
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Looking to have my basement remodeled but first want to get the egress window installed
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Get basement finished
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Concerned about having enough power outlets and needing to replace windows.

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