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Frank has been a member of the Northern Basement Systems team since the beginning of 2016. As a system design specialist, his daily responsibilities include inspecting homes and crawlspaces throughout both Vermont and New Hampshire. He works to find solutions to fix our customers issues and concerns. Frank enjoys the work he does; it brings him new challenges every day and the opportunity to change people’s lives with the work he does. When he’s not at work, he enjoys the outdoors. Frank spends his free time fishing and spending time with his family and dogs.
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This Killington, Vermont home had limited access to the crawl space making it challenging to keep the space clean and dry. Our team proposed and installed an EverLast™ Crawl Space Access Well System in addition to interior crawlspace repair and waterproofing solutions to keep the space clean and dry and improve accessibility to the crawl space.
This well is made of heavy-gauge, durable polyethylene that won't rust or rot like traditional wells and is mold resistant. Additionally, this well-system is complete with clean stone and a cover to prevent water from entering the crawl space or puddling in the well. This is the ideal solution to gain better access to most crawlspaces.
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A Woodstock, Vermont homeowner contacted Northern Basement Systems to schedule a FREE estimate to see how Matt and his team could improve his basement space. At the time the basement had a dirt floor and a large portion of the area was crawlspace with minimal clearance. After a system design specialist visited the home he found a solution to improve the whole basement and make it more usable and eliminate the dirt floor.
The installation specialists at Northern Basement Systems installed WaterGuard on the perimeter of the basement for drainage, and 10-foot SmartJacks were installed for added support beneath the home. Next, the specialist installed Delta mat and PEX radiant heating tubing. Lastly, the crew poured concrete over the Delta and PEX give a clean and finished look to the space. Matt Clark and his team were able to give this space an entire makeover to meet the customer's needs!
As you can see from the before picture this crawl space was in some dire need of Northen Basement System Care. Matt's team of experts installed CleanSpace and a SuperSump Pump. This will provide a moisture barrier and any water will be pumped out by the pump and discharged away from the home.
With seepage and a lot of moisture coming off from the walls of the basement, in a home in Panton, Vermont, there was a need for CleanSpace to help out the homeowner. Matt Clark's team of experts installed CleanSpace along all of the basement walls. The CleanSpace will create an effective moisture and vapor barrier. The wall covering forces all wall seepage and moisture to flow into a perimeter Water Guard System.
In Grantham, New Hampshire a customer was looking to insulate the Rim Joists of his basement and take care of a bad humidity problem. He hired Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems to install a state-of-the-art SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier to take care of the humidity. The Sanidry will keep the basement at a perfect 55% humidity. Northern Basement Systems sprayed the rim joists with closed-cell polyurethane foam. The closed-cell foam creates a highly insulated building assembly that's also free of energy-wasting air leaks. Closed-cell is about 3-4 times as dense as open-cell foam, and it provides an R-value of 6-7 per inch.
In Lebanon, New Hampshire, Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems turned an annoying wet basement into a permanently drive, useable space. Northern Basement Systems installed a Full Perimeter WaterGuard System, to collect any water. The WaterGuard will then take the water to the newly installed SuperSump Pump. The Super SumpPump will then pump the water out of the basement, away from the house down an IceGuard Discharge Line.
Water was coming in the basement at an alarming rate and the homeowner's old sump pump could not keep up with it. The home owner reached out to Matt Clark's Norhtern Basement Systems for a FREE ESTIMATE and permanent way to keep their basement dry. Matt's team of highly trained professionals installed a TripleSafe Sump Pump, a WaterGuard System, and a CleanSpace Wall Systems. These will take care of any water entering the basement and make it a dry usable space. The owner also wanted to make the basement weatherized. The CleanSpace Wall System paired with Closed-cell spray polyurethane foam will insulate the basement.
A homeowner in Thetford Center, Vermont, was concerned with the structure of their foundation and called Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems at 855-Dry-Time to perform a free estimate. After the estimate, the homeowner hired Northern Basement Systems to stabilize the foundation wall permanently. The team installed a Power Brace System, which will stop any further damage to the wall and possibly straighten it over time. The homeowner now can be relieved of any concerns of a failing wall.
For the last 20 years, this Winooski couple has experienced water in the basement during the spring thaw and heavy rain. They noticed that the water has been worsening the last couple years and knew they needed to get help from a pro to get this taken care of.
They have seen water enter along the floor and wall crack and at times, they got enough water to cover the majority of the floor. They did have an old pump that was installed by a previous homeowner that no longer worked.
Our team installed a full perimeter drainage system around the interior of the foundation, in addition to a SuperSump Plus Premier Pump System. With these systems in place, they will collect water and pump it out. This will prevent the water from entering the basement and keep the space dry year-round!
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A homeowner in Montpelier, Vermont, had a wet basement with a problem in drainage. They did their research and found that Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems was far and beyond the most reputable and experienced company. They called 855-DRY-TIME and set up an appointment right away. The specialist at Northern Basement Systems laid down drainage matting over all of the floors and then poured a new slab over it.
A home in Montpelier, Vermont, had an enormous sized basement, but it also had a significant size water problem. The cellar would get a lot of water entering it, and the homeowner was fed up with dealing with it. They contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems for a solution. Matt's team of experts installed a full perimeter WaterGuard System, two TripleSafe Sump Pumps, and a Sanidry Sedona dehumidifier. The basement is now wholly waterproofed and ready for the homeowner to enjoy.
Stone foundation cracks caused concern for Montpelier, Vermont homeowner. During the total restoration of this home, the homeowner contacted Northern Basement Systems to address the foundation cracks. Our team replaced the existing supports with 7 new SmartJack XTs cast-in-place footings to add supplemental support to the home.
Our Production team then installed the system as planned! The home is now stabilized and much safer for years to come! Our team then further suggested for the homeowner to consider adding a waterproofing system and sump pump to take care of the water and moisture in the basement.
This Montpelier homeowner was experiencing water in the 1st level of her raised ranch, causing damage to her home and belongings. She was in search of a solution to eliminating water in her home and found Northern Basement System. She met with one of our System Design Specialist to develop a specific solution to meet her needs. After she signed the project proposal and we scheduled our team for the install.
Our Installation Specialist team first removed the drywall and carpet in the finished portion of the home to gain access to the foundation. Next, they installed a partial WaterGuard Drainage System to collect the water that's outside the foundation. To complete the waterproofing system, our team installed a SuperSump Plus Premier Sump Pump System. The SuperSump Plus System includes a primary pump and secondary pump to protect the space from water in the event of pump failure or severe water. Lastly, our installation specialist installed a discharge line with an IceGuard to protect against a frozen discharge line and a LawnScape Outlet to disperse the water onto the lawn.
A home in Underhill, Vermont had a basement wall that was beginning to fail due to the pressure of the soil outside the wall. In need of a fast and permanent solution they contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems. Northern Basement Systems did a one day install of 6 Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. The Geo-Lock Wall Anchors will stabilize the wall and potentially straighten the walls over time.
Homeowners in Jericho, Vermont needed to replace thier old sump pump. The old pump was incapable of handling the amount of water entering the basement. This led to uncontroable moisture in the air and some pretty dank smells in the basement. After a FREE ESTIMATE from Matt Clark's Northern Basement Sytems, they hired them to install a TripleSafe Sump Pump and a State-Of-The-Art SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. The TripleSafe will keep up with the water(capable of pumping 3,900 gallons per hour) and the SaniDry will keep the basement at a perfect 55% humidity, elliminating the bad odors in the basement.
In Westford, Vermont Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems took care of an existing customer's crawlspace needs. We installed a complete CrawlSpace Encapsulation System. The system also had a SmartSump Pump and a SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier added to it. To finish off the job Matt's team sprayed polyurethane closed cell insulation to the rim joists. The owner now has a completely weatherized crawl space.
A customer in Underhill, Vermont, required a solution for a bowing wall in their basement. After meeting with a structural engineer, from whom gave the strong recommendation of using Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems. After a free extensive inspection from a System Design Specialist, the conclusion was a PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair System would be the best solution to fix the wall. The PowerBrace is a patented foundation wall repair system that's designed to stabilize failing basement walls and provide the potential to straighten walls over time. These steel i-beams will maintain the wall in its current position without any further adjustment. Over time, the PowerBrace System can be tightened to make bowing or tilting walls straighter.
Before, this homeowner in Fairfax had a sump pump that was not performing as desired and causing problems. Northern Basement Systems installed a Super Sump pump, an interior discharge line, and an exterior, Ice guard into the preexisting pump's location. This new system is an effective and economical solution to keep their basement dry and prevent future basement flooding. Overall great improvement for these homeowners!
A homeowner in St. Albans, Vermont, hired Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems to waterproof their home and finish the basement with an assortment of patent waterproof products.