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  • By Ornan A.
    Vergennes, VT

    "You guys were quick to respond, free to survey the situation, quick to quote and solved all of our problems, which turned a..."

    Customer Review

    By Ornan A.
    Vergennes, VT

    You guys were quick to respond, free to survey the situation, quick to quote and solved all of our problems, which turned a leaky, collapsing basement into a space we could remodel into another living space (bathroom, living room w/fireplace, laundry, closets and a music studio). Every time I hear the sump pumps kick in I get a warm and fuzzy feeling. {I recommended you to a friend but he couldnt afford the work at this time. Maybe in the future}. I will be calling for an annual check up soon.

  • By Averill T.
    Lebanon, NH

    "Even though the installation didn't go as planned, they problem solved and came up with a better solution."

    Customer Review

    By Averill T.
    Lebanon, NH

    Even though the installation didn't go as planned, they problem solved and came up with a better solution.

  • By Rob A.
    Norwich, VT

    "Family member used you and was very impressed"

    Customer Review

    By Rob A.
    Norwich, VT

    Family member used you and was very impressed

  • By Karen D.
    Swanton, VT

    "I have nothing but high praise for your company and the services it provides. I am very impressed."

    Customer Review

    By Karen D.
    Swanton, VT

    I have nothing but high praise for your company and the services it provides. I am very impressed.

Keith Clark from Northern Basement Systems

Title: Foreman

Hometown: Williamstown, VT

Keith Clark from Northern Basement Systems

Keith has been a team member at Northern Basement Systems since 2015. He is spray foam certified, waterproofing and PolyLevel trained. Prior to his position with Northern Basements, Keith worked in construction and other laboring jobs that have provided him with many of the skills he practices each day. Keith works with a great crew that specializes in spray foam, waterproofing and PolyLevel. He loves the people he gets to work with every day and the mental and physical challenges that each job brings. On his free time, Keith enjoys spending time with his family, kayaking, fishing, and four wheeling.  

Case Studies I've worked on:

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • CrawlSpace Repair in Keene, New Hampshire
    Before
    CrawlSpace Repair in Keene, New Hampshire
    After

    A customer in Keene, New Hampshire was looking for a solution to fix their nasty wet crawl space.  They contacted the professionals at Matt Clark's Northern Basements Systems, for a permanent solution.  Matt's expert production team installed a CrawlSpace Encapsulation System with a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier.  They also sprayed closed-cell spray foam to all of the rim joist around the crawl space.  The homeowner now has a dry, beautiful crawlspace.   

  • Waterproofing in Springfield, Vermont.
    Before
    Waterproofing in Springfield, Vermont.
    After

    To make the basement in Springfield, Vermont permanently dry Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems installed a Full Perimeter WaterGuard System, a CleanSpace Wall System, and completed the project with a SuperSump Pump.

  • Weather Proofing Crawl Space in Killington, Vermont
    Before
    Weather Proofing Crawl Space in Killington, Vermont
    After

    A homeowner in Killington, Vermont wanted to weatherize their crawlspace.  They hire Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems for the job.  Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems installed CleanSpace Matting on the floor of the crawl space, then laid CleanSpace on top of it.  Afterwards, they spray polyethylene closed cell foam to insulated the crawl space.  

  • Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems install SmartJacks in Killington, Vermont
    Before
    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems install SmartJacks in Killington, Vermont
    After

    In Killington, Vermont Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems installed 7 SmartJacks XTs.  The SmartJacks will replace the loly columns and provide permanent support for the floor joist system of the above floor.  The SmartJacks are made with galvinized steel and rest in a aluminum base plate under the concrete floor.  

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation in Vergennes, Vermont
    Before
    Crawl Space Encapsulation in Vergennes, Vermont
    After

    A camp owner was looking to control the moisture and cold air problem in their camp's crawlspace and a solution for old support posts.  The current support posts were old logs and the owner was looking for something that would be of the strongest support for the crawlspace long term.  They called and set up a FREE ESTIMATE with one of Matt's expert System Design Specialist.  After the estimate, the System Design Specialist came up with a plan that would take care of all of the customer's needs.  For the moisture and cold air issue, Matt's team set up a CrawlSpace Encapsulation System paired with a state-of-the-art Sedona SaniDry Dehumidifier and then sprayed insulation foam on all of the perimeter walls and rim joists.  For the support beams, the team installed twelve Galvanized Steel SmartJacks.  

  • Dual Sump Pumps Installed in Grantham, NH
    Before
    Dual Sump Pumps Installed in Grantham, NH
    After

    A homeowner in Grantham, NH was tired of having water enter her basement.  In search of a permanent solution to stop the water she reached out to Matt Clark's Northern Basement Sytems.  Northern Basement Systems sent out one of their highly qualified System Design Specialist for a FREE ESTIMATE.  After the estimate, a plan was set forth to stop the unwanted water from entering the basement.  First, a Full Perimeter WaterGuard System was install. This will collect the water and divert it to the sump pumps.  The basement was large and had enough water coming in for the need of two pumps.  On the side of the basement where the most water was coming in NBS installed a state-of-the-art TripleSafe Sump Pump.  On the other side they installed a SuperSump Pump.  The pumps will take the water collected by the WaterGuard and take it out of the home down a discharge line far away from the home.  Northern Basement System discharge lines are equipped with IceGuards.  They will prevent any water from not getting out of the home due to freezing in the line.  The homeowner now can enjoy a wonderful dry basement.

  • Rim Joists Insulated & SaniDry Dehumidifier in Grantham, New Hampshire
    Before
    Rim Joists Insulated & SaniDry Dehumidifier in Grantham, New Hampshire
    After

    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.  

  • Waterproofing & Weatherizing in Hanover, New Hampshire
    Before
    Waterproofing & Weatherizing in Hanover, New Hampshire
    After

    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.

  • Failing Crawl Space Wall in Northfield, Vermont
    Before
    Failing Crawl Space Wall in Northfield, Vermont
    After

    Sometimes additoinal work needs to be done in order for it to be safe to start a project, such as encapsulating a CrawlSpace.  This was the case for a homeowner in Northfield, VT  One of her walls were failing in her crawl space.  This was no problem for the pros at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  They removed the failing wall and poured new footing and built a new block wall.

  • TripleSafe Sump Pump in Northfield, Vermont
    Before
    TripleSafe Sump Pump in Northfield, Vermont
    After

    Looking for a permanent solution for water in their basement, a homeowner in Northfield, Vermont, reached out to Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  After a free estimate, a plan was set to take care of the water problem for good.  Matt Clark's team of experts went in and installed CleanSpace Wall System, a full perimeter WaterGuard System and a TripleSafe Sump Pump.  The homeowner now can enjoy a clean dry basement.

  • Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems installs a New Slab and Smart Jacks in Burlington, Vermont
    Before
    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems installs a New Slab and Smart Jacks in Burlington, Vermont
    After

    A customer in Burlington, Vermont contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems looking to make their dirt basement a usebale space.  They also had sagging floors in the rooms above the basement.  Matt's team of professional highly skilled installers installed a WaterGuard Perimeter System and then Poured a 4" thick new slab over the entire basement floor.  To fix the sagging floors four adjustable SmartJacks were installed to support the carrying beam.

  • Wet Basement in Winooski, Vermont
    Before
    Wet Basement in Winooski, Vermont
    After

    Homeowners in Winooski, Vermont were looking for a way to put an end to a wet basement.  They contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems and found a permanent solution.  Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems team of experts installed a Perimeter WaterGuard System paired with a state-of-the-art TripleSafe Sump Pump.  The WaterGuard will collect any water and direct it to the TripleSafe.  The TripleSafe will then discharge the water out of the basement down a discharge line away from the house.  The homeowners can now enjoy a permanently dry basement.  

  • Super Sump Pump & Sedona Dehumidifier in Richmond, Vermont
    Before
    Super Sump Pump & Sedona Dehumidifier in Richmond, Vermont
    After

    This wonderful home is nestled in the beautiful mountain of Richmond, Vermont.  Plenty of privacy and amazing views.  The basement on the other hand was just a mess and a constant nuisance to the home owner.  Water would get in the basement and make it a very unusable space.  Plus the humidity was very high.  After a conversation with the home owner and a site inspection Northern Basement sent out a team to put a permanent fix on the home owners basement issues.  They installed a full Water Guard perimeter System, a Super Sump Pump. and a State of the Art SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier.  The home owner can rest at ease now and has a wonderful permanent dry basement.

  • Crawl Space Repair in Colchester, Vermont
    Before
    Crawl Space Repair in Colchester, Vermont
    After

    A crawl space in Colchester, Vermont was in desperate need for some TLC from Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  Not only did this crawl space suffer from damp, humid, and wet condition, it also had some major structural support issues.  This was no problem for Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  One of our System Design Specialist set up a plan to take care of all of the customers crawl space needs.  First, Matt's team installed a CrawlSpace Encapsulation System, equipped with a SmartDrain and SaniDry dehumidifier.  They also sprayed polyurethane insulation around the rim joist.  To provide a solution for permanent structural support Northern Basement Systems installed two 28'Supplemental beams and nine SmartJacks.

  • Matt Clark's Northern Basement System Water Proofs & Spray Foam Insulates a home in Colchester, Vermont
    Before
    Matt Clark's Northern Basement System Water Proofs & Spray Foam Insulates a home in Colchester, Vermont
    After

    Looking to make their basement more energy efficient and waterproofed a homeowner in Colchester, Vermont contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  Matt's team of Installation Specialist and Certified Spray Foam Insulators installed a two stage (DryTrak & Lateral Combo) waterproofing system and a TripleSafe sump pump, this will take care of the water issue.  The team sprayed Closed-Cell Polyurethane Spray Foam Insulation on the walls of the basement and upstairs, helping the home become more energy efficient. 

  • New floor with Drainage Matting in Montpelier, VT
    Before
    New floor with Drainage Matting in Montpelier, VT
    After

    A homeowner in Montpelier, VT 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 1-800- 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.  

  • Super Sump Pump in Montpelier, Vermont
    Before
    Super Sump Pump in Montpelier, Vermont
    After

    The homeowner in Montpelier, Vermont was in need of a solution for flooding in their basement.  They already had a pump installed, but it was a Pedistal Pump.  The Pedistal Pump has a very weak motor in it.  If you have a large amount of water it will not be able to keep up.  This will result in the flooding of the basement.  Another bad thing about Pedistal pumps are the fact they are not fully in the ground.  Making it a very big tripping hazard.(Please see Before&After Pictures)

  • Making a Basement Dry in Montpelier, Vermont
    Before
    Making a Basement Dry in Montpelier, Vermont
    After

    The homeowner in Montpelier, Vermont was in need of a solution for flooding in their basement.  They already had a pump installed, but it was a Pedistal Pump.  The Pedistal Pump has a very weak motor in it.  If you have a large amount of water it will not be able to keep up.  This will result in the flooding of the basement.  Another bad thing about Pedistal pumps are the fact they are not fully in the ground.  Making it a very big tripping hazard.  Northern Basement went in and installed a SuperSump Pump to replace the ineffective Pedistal Pump.  The SuperSump Pump is one of the best, capable of pumping up to 2,280 gallons per hour.

  • Spray Foam Insulation Job in Montpelier, Vermont
    Before
    Spray Foam Insulation Job in Montpelier, Vermont
    After

    A local contractor in Montpelier, Vermont reached out to Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems for an insulation job.  They had hired Northern Basement Systems in the past for similar work, so they knew the quality of work Matt's team brings to every job.  

    Notice the walls before and after our team sprayed the foam in for added insulation!

  • Water coming in under the door in Montpelier, Vermont
    Before
    Water coming in under the door in Montpelier, Vermont
    After

    Having a bulkhead entrance in your basement has quite a few benefits.  Unfortunately for a family in Montpelier, Vermont it came with a downside too.  Every time it rains the water would enter the family's basement.  The water would run right down the stairs and get under the doorway.  It would lead to hours of clean up and an overall headache.  Sick and tired of dealing with this nightmare they contacted the experts at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  Matt's team installed a TrenchDrain at the basement entrance, to collect all of the water running down.  Then they put in a WaterGuard Line to take the water to the newly installed SuperSump Pump.  The SuperSump Pump will then pump all of the water out of the basement, down a discharge line away from the home.  The family's headaches and wet basement days are long gone now.  

  • Basement Waterproofing in Montpelier, Vermont
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Montpelier, Vermont
    After

    A home in Montpelier, Vermont was getting water in the basement.  The homeowner reached out to Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems for a permanent solution.  Matt's team of experts installed a WaterGuard System paired with a SuperSump Pump.  The WaterGuard will collect any water that may enter the basement and bring it to the SuperSump Pump.  The SuperSump Pump will then pump the water out of the basement to a discharge line away from the home.  The homeowner now can enjoy a permanently dry basement.

  • Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in Montpelier, Vermont
    Before
    Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in Montpelier, Vermont
    After

    An industry leading contractor hired Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems to insulate another one of their large commercial properties.  The company has worked many times with Northern Basement System and knows they can count on them to deliver an exceptionally high level of quality work, done in a timely manner.  Northern Basement Systems sprayed closed-cell polyurethane foam through out the entire building.  Using closed-cell spray 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.

  • Crawlspace Encapsulation System in Montpelier, Vermont
    Before
    Crawlspace Encapsulation System in Montpelier, Vermont
    After

    A home in Montpelier, Vermont was in dire need of some waterproofing and weatherization.  The homeowner contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems in search of permanent solutions.  After a FREE ESTIMATE, in which two rotted wooden piers where found, the homeowner hired Matt Clark's Northern Basement System to both water proof and weatherize their crawlspace.  A CleanSpace Wall System was installed along the entire perimeter, to take any seepage from the wall and bring it to the drainage matting.  The drainage matting covers the entire floor and will bring water to the SuperSump Pump.  The pump will then take the water to an IceGuard Discharge System and dicharge the water away from the home.  The two rotted piers were replaced with galvanized steel SmartJacks.  After everything was installed Matt's team sprayed closed-cell polyurethane insulation around the entire rim joists of the space and two feet down from the wall and painted the insulation with intumescent paint.

  • Concrete Lifting & Leveling in Essex, VT
    Before
    Concrete Lifting & Leveling in Essex, VT
    After

    Shown here is a sidewalk in busy downtown Essex. The shifting of the concrete created a safety hazard for those walking. Northern Basement Systems went out to provide a free estimate. Within the week we returned to repair the sidewalk using a PolyLevel Injection. This quickly and effectively stabilized the sinking and settling sidewalk, making the sidewalk safe again.  

  • Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Insulates with Closed-Cell Polyurethane Spray Foam in Plainfield, Vermont
    Before
    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Insulates with Closed-Cell Polyurethane Spray Foam in Plainfield, Vermont
    After

    A homeowner in Plainfield. Vermont was looking to weatherize their ceilings.  They contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems for a FREE ESTIMATE.  After an inspection from one of Matt's System Design Specialist, the customers decided to insulate with closed-cell polyurethane spray foam.  It has a great R-value of 6-7 per inch.  The ceiling is now weatherized and ready for some harsh Vermont winters.

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation in Westford, Vermont
    Before
    Crawl Space Encapsulation in Westford, Vermont
    After

    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.

  • TripleSafe, WaterGuard, and SaniDry in Milton, VT
    Before
    TripleSafe, WaterGuard, and SaniDry in Milton, VT
    After

    Water had created quite the mess in a basement in Milton, Vermont.  A nice finished basement with carpet flooring became a basement with soaking wet carpet.  The homeowner contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement System with empahsis on doing whatever it takes to make sure it would never happen again.  Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems installed a Full Perimeter WaterGuard System, which will go around the perimeter of the basement and collect any water entering the basement.  A TripleSafe Sump Pump was put in to take all of the water the WaterGuard collects and pumps it out of the basement down a outside discharge, away from the home.  The owner of the home also decided to have a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier installed to keep the humidity level in check.  The basement is now completely dry and has a nice 55% humidity level.   

  • Concrete Lifting & Leveling in Craftsbury, VT
    Before
    Concrete Lifting & Leveling in Craftsbury, VT
    After

    A homeowner in Craftsbury, VT had a section of sunken concrete in his garage that was becoming a major safety hazard.  They called Northern Basement Systems and set up a FREE ESTIMATE. After an inspection form one of our System Design Specialist the team went out and fixed the sunken concrete in no time! The crew began by drilling holes in the sunken areas, then injected high-density polyurethane foam (PolyLevel). When the foam expanded it raised the concrete to level it and eliminate the hazards. Lastly, the team sealed the holes and cracks with cement. 

  • Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems does CrawlSpace Weatherization in Montgomery, Vermont
    Before
    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems does CrawlSpace Weatherization in Montgomery, Vermont
    After

    A homeowner in Montgomery, Vermont reached out to Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems regarding their crawl space.  They were interested in weatherizing, but also concerned with the possibilities of what to do if they encapsulated the crawl space and a water pipe broke.  This was an easy task for the pros at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  

    First Matt's team would install a CleanSpace Encapsulation System.  On the floor there will be drainage matting laid down with two SmartDrains and then completely covered in CleanSpace.  The SmartDrains, paired with drainage matting will provide a system to protect the crawlspace incase of a pipe break, or leak.  If there ever was a water issue it would channel through the drainage matting and drain to the SmartDrains, which are armed with water alarms.  After the CrawlSpace Encapsulation System is installed Closed-cell Polyurethane Spray Foam insulation is applied to the entire rim-joist and partly down the walls.  This will put the finishing touches to the crawl space weatherization, providing an excellent R-value of 6-7 per inch.

  • Crawl Space in Newark, Vermont
    Before
    Crawl Space in Newark, Vermont
    After

    In search of a way to stop the cold drafts, over powering moisture, and bad odors in their crawlspace, a homeowner in Newark, Vermont reached out to Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  Matt's team installed a Crawl Space Encapsulation System and sprayed polyurethane closed cell foam insulation around the whole perimeter of the crawl space. This will take care of all three of the issues with the basement.

our service area

We serve the following areas

Vermont
  • Arlington
  • Bondville
  • Brattleboro
  • Danby
  • Dorset
  • East Arlington
  • East Dorset
  • East Dover
  • Jacksonville
  • Jamaica
  • Londonderry
  • Manchester Center
  • Middletown Springs
  • Newfane
  • North Bennington
  • North Pownal
  • Pawlet
  • Peru
  • Poultney
  • Pownal
  • Putney
  • Readsboro
  • Shaftsbury
  • South Londonderry
  • South Newfane
  • Stamford
  • Townshend
  • Vernon
  • Wardsboro
  • Wells
  • West Dover
  • West Dummerston
  • West Halifax
  • West Pawlet
  • West Rupert
  • West Townshend
  • West Wardsboro
  • Whitingham
  • Williamsville
  • Wilmington
New Hampshire
  • Ashuelot
  • Chesterfield
  • Fitzwilliam
  • Hinsdale
  • Spofford
  • Swanzey
  • Troy
  • West Chesterfield
  • Westmoreland
  • Winchester
Our Locations:

Northern Basement Systems
358 Gallison Hill Rd
Montpelier, VT 05602
1-802-526-3179
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