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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Wet & Humid Crawl Space in Newport, Vermont
    Before
    Wet & Humid Crawl Space in Newport, Vermont
    After

    Home owners in Newport, VT were looking for a solution to their wet, cold, and humid crawl space.  They felt the floor upstairs had a sag to it too.  When the homeowners went into the crawl space it was an unpleasant surprise to find the sump pump in place was working, but not keeping up with the water coming in. 

    Also, the support beams for the floor joists were made of wood and had started to show signs of fatigue.  This made them feel uncomfortable with the safety of the home.  They decided to make a call to Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems, for their FREE estimate. 

    Northern Basement Systems sent out a System Design Specialist and access the situation and propose a permanent solution for the customers crawl space concerns.  To fix the water issue Northern Basement Systems installed a Crawl Space  Drainage System with a TripleSafe Sump Pump.  To control the humidity the customers went with a SaniDy Sedona dehumidifier. Smart Jacks were put in to replace the decaying support beams.   

  • Insufficient Foundation Support in Newport, Vermont
    Before
    Insufficient Foundation Support in Newport, Vermont
    After

    A crawl space in Newport, Vermont was being supported by old wood posts.  Northern Basement Systems came in and replaced the old wood post with Smart Jacks.  Each SmartJack post rests on a precast concrete pad that is set on a base of compacted stone. This engineered structural system won’t settle like masonry piers can; nor will it rot or shift like a wood post.  All SmartJack parts are protected against rust with a thick galvanized coating.

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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