Juilo Santiago

Northern Basement Systems

Title: Foreman

Hometown: Montpelier, VT

Juilo Santiago from Northern Basement Systems

Juilo is a proud member of Matt Clark's Northen Basement Systems.  Over the course of his career, Julio has moved up from installation specialist to job foreman in training.  Juilo assists the job foreman with assessing the start of a new job and making sure the job is done with special care and completed to the extremely high standard that Northern Basements stands by.  Juilo enjoys starting new projects, traveling to new and exciting places, and making your wet basement dry.  During his free time, you will find Julio playing basketball, swimming, playing in the snow, and spending time with his family.

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

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

    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.  

  • TripleSafe Sump Pump in Panton, Vermont
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    TripleSafe Sump Pump in Panton, Vermont
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    TripleSafe Sump Pump in Panton, Vermont

    In need of a solution to unwanted water in their basement the homeowners in Panton, Vermont called the experts at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  They set up a meeting with a System Design Specialist and after a site inspection and overview of what was needed to fix the problem work on their basement began.  They had a full perimeter Water Guard System installed to collect the water and a TripleSafe Sump Pump to pump the water out of the basement and down a discharge line away from the house.  They know have a wonderful dry basement.

  • CleanSpace on the Basement Walls in Panton, Vermont
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    CleanSpace on the Basement Walls in Panton, Vermont
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    CleanSpace on the Basement Walls in Panton, Vermont

    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.

  • Cracked Conreate Bulkhead Causing Flooding in Hartford, Vermont
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    Cracked Conreate Bulkhead Causing Flooding in Hartford, Vermont
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    Cracked Conreate Bulkhead Causing Flooding in Hartford, Vermont

    Hartford, Vermont homeowner contacted Northern Basement Systems at 855-DRY-TIME to schedule a FREE ESTIMATE with a System Design Specialist. The homeowner's main concern was the crack in the concrete near the bulkhead door that was allowing water to seep in and then flow under the door and into the main basement area. Our team then visited the home and provided him with a FREE project estimate. Our installation specialist then visited the home a couple of short weeks later to install the full system. The team installed a TripleSafe sump pump, and a discharge line with an IceGuard and DryWell, in addition to a TrenchDrain at the base of the bulked door. With these systems in place, the homeowner no longer has to worry about the water entering his basement and moisture casing mold. 

    Call 855-DRY-TIME or Visit for your FREE ESTIMATE!  

  • Bowing Wall in West Lebanon, NH
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    Bowing Wall in West Lebanon, NH
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    Bowing Wall in West Lebanon, NH

    The foundation wall of a home in West Lebanon, New Hampshire was in danger of caving in.  The home owner contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems and set up a FREE ESTIMATE  with one of their System Design Specialist.  They came up with a plan that would permanently stabilize the foundation wall and have the potential to straighten out the wall over time.  Northern Basement Systems installed a GEO-Lock Wall Anchor System.  The Geo-Lock Anchor System will have steel rods, eight in this case, drilled through the foundation to a dug out trench in the yard.  In the trench the rods will be attached to an Earth Anchor.  The Earth Anchor will sit deep in the trench and once attached will be back filled with rocks and soil.  Inside the basement the steel rods are attached to Wall Plate.  Finally a technician from Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems will tighten the rods from inside the basement making the walls permanently stabilized.  

  • Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Water Proofs a Garage in Lebanon, New Hampshire
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    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Water Proofs a Garage in Lebanon, New Hampshire
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    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Water Proofs a Garage in Lebanon, New Hampshire

    A homeowner reached out to Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems looking for a solution to water entering the front of their garage.  After a FREE ESTIMATE from one of Matt highly trained System Design Specialist, the homeowner hired Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  Matt's team installed WaterGuard Perimeter Drainage along the front of the garage with a TrenchDrain at the garage entrances.  TheTrenchDrains, paired with the waterguard, will collect any of the water trying to get in the garage and take it to the newly installed SuperSump Pump.  The homeowner also bought a state-of-the-art SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier.  The Sedona will keep the garage at a perfect 55% humidity.  The Sedona also has a discharge hose that goes directly into the basin of the SuperSump Sump Pump.  The SuperSump will take any water, from both the WaterGuard and Sedona Dehumidifier and pump it out of the garage away from the home.  The home owner now has a safe, useable garage.

  • Power Brace System in Tunbridge, Vermont
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    Power Brace System in Tunbridge, Vermont
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    Power Brace System in Tunbridge, Vermont

    Looking for a way to support one of their basement walls, the homeowners in Tunbridge, Vermont contacted the professionals at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  A System Design Specialist came out to the residence for the free estimate.  Following the completion of the estimate they decided a PowerBrace System would give the support to the basement wall the customer was looking for.  Matt's team of experts installed a PowerBrace System to provide support to the wall and allow for potential straightening over time.  

  • SuperSump Pump in Tunbridge, Vermont
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    SuperSump Pump in Tunbridge, Vermont
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    SuperSump Pump in Tunbridge, Vermont

    Plagued with water in their basement and two rusting stair column beams, the homeowner were in search of some help.  They did research and found Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems was a company they could trust to stand by their work and get the job done.  To take care of the water, Matt's professional team installed a Super Sump Pump.  The rusting beams were replaced with state-of-the-art SmartJacks.  The SmartJacks are Galvinized steel support column and won't rust.

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

    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
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    TripleSafe Sump Pump in Northfield, Vermont
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    TripleSafe Sump Pump in Northfield, Vermont

    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.

  • Basement Waterproofing in Burlington, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Burlington, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Burlington, Vermont

    Pestered by water entering their basement and tired of dealing with the aftermath of the water destruction, a home owner in Burlington, Vermont contacted the professionals at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  One of Matt's System Design Specialist inspected the situation and came up with a solution to permanently provide a dry basement for the home owner.  Matt's team of highly trained installers put in a CleanSpace Wall System, a WaterGuard System, a SuperSump Pump, and a SaniDry dehumidifier.  

  • Lifting a Slab in Burlington, VT
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    Lifting a Slab in Burlington, VT
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    Lifting a Slab in Burlington, VT

    The homeowners in Burlington, Vermont started to notice over the years that cracks had developed throughout the house in different areas.  This made them very concerned with what was happening to their home.  Through diligent research, they found that Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems was by far the most reputable reliable and company to service them.  After an inspection from one of Northern Basements System Design Specialist and an Engineer, they found that the house had in fact sunk up to 1 3/4 inches in some places on the foundation.  To fix the problem the team installed 119 Slab piers and poly level raising the floor back to a level position.

  • Raising the Foundation in Burlington, VT
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    Raising the Foundation in Burlington, VT
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    Raising the Foundation in Burlington, VT

    The homeowners in Burlington, Vermont started to notice over the years that cracks had developed throughout the house in different areas.  In some places, the molding had completely separated from the ceiling.  This made them very concerned with what was happening to their home.  Through diligent research, they found that Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems was by far the most reputable and reliable company to service them.

  • The bonuses of raising a foundation slab.
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    The bonuses of raising a foundation slab.
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    The bonuses of raising a foundation slab.

      After an inspection from one of Northern Basements System Design Specialist and an Engineer, they found that the house had in fact sunk up to 1 3/4 inches in some places on the foundation.  To fix the problem the team installed 119 Slab piers and poly level raising the floor back to a level position.  When the team finished raising the slab you could clearly see that the molding had sealed up tight to the ceiling.

  • Basement Wall Insulation in Burlington, Vermont
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    Basement Wall Insulation in Burlington, Vermont
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    Basement Wall Insulation in Burlington, Vermont

    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems had previously installed a CleanSpace Wall System and Power Bracing for a home owner in Burlington, Vermont.  The customer was now looking to insulate the basement walls and rim joists around the perimeter of the entire basement.  Matt's team of expert installers lined all of the basement walls with Foamax and sprayed closed-cell polyurathane insulation in the rim joists.  The basement is now much warmer and will save the home owner money on the heating bill.  

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

    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.

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

    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.

  • Waterproofing a large basement in Montpelier, Vermont
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    Waterproofing a large basement in Montpelier, Vermont
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    Waterproofing a large basement in Montpelier, Vermont

    A home in Montpelier, Vermont had a very large sized basement, but it also had a large size water problem.  The basement would get a lot of water entering it and the home owner 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 completely waterproofed and ready for the homeowner to enjoy. 

  • CleanSpace Installation in South Hero, Vermont
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    CleanSpace Installation in South Hero, Vermont
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    CleanSpace Installation in South Hero, Vermont

    The customer in South Hero, Vermont was interested in weatherizing his crawl space.  He had noticed the floor constantly being chilly and wanted to put an end to it.  He contacted the pros at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems and learned the best way to fix the problem was to encapsulate it with CleanSpace.

     The owner also decided to have Northern Basement Systems install a SmartDrain.  Northern Basement Systems removed debris from the space, installed a SmartDrain, and a CleanSpace encapsulation system including drainage matting and a liner. This transformed the crawlspace from dirty and cold to a clean and warm space.

  • New Floor Installed in Meredith, NH
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    New Floor Installed in Meredith, NH
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    New Floor Installed in Meredith, NH

    The customer had a very deteriorated concrete slab.  Matt Clark's team of experts void filled the slab.  After they put delta down and a full perimeter Water Guard, a TripleSafe Pump System, and a Sedona Sanidry dehumidifier.  Next, they installed a Vapor Barrier/Clean Space Wall.  Then they installed a brand new concrete floor and insulated the rim joists

  • Water Guard System, Triple Safe Pump, and Flexi Span in Thornton, NH
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    Water Guard System, Triple Safe Pump, and Flexi Span in Thornton, NH
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    Water Guard System, Triple Safe Pump, and Flexi Span in Thornton, NH

    The homeowners in Thorton, NH were very concerned.  Every time there was a good amount of rain there was also a good amount of water coming into their basement.  They sought out a solution.  They concluded that Matt Clark's Northern Basement System was by far the most qualified and reputable business to help achieve their goal of a dry basement.  Matt's team installed a Water Guard Drainage System with a Triple Safe Pump.  The Water Guard System allows the water to flow into a drain and then to the Triple Safe Pump, which pumps the water out of the basement and away from the house.  To stop the leaking crack they installed Flexi Span.  it keeps the wall dry while the water trickles into the Water Guard System.

  • DryTrak & Super Sump Pump in Hyde Park, Vermont
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    DryTrak & Super Sump Pump in Hyde Park, Vermont
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    DryTrak & Super Sump Pump in Hyde Park, Vermont

    Our customer in Hyde Park, Vermont wanted to make their basement fry once and ofr all.  They wanted a Super Sump Pump and Water Guard System.  Because of our customer's foundation being monolithic, meaning that the floor and footing were poured as one piece, they needed to have a DryTrak Floor Drain installed, insted of the water guard.  The Dry Tak is used when Jack Hammering is not an option.  The DryTrak will completely waterproof the basement and make any water divert to the Super Sump Pump System.  The pump then discharges the water our away from the house down a discharge line.

  • Cracked Foundation Causing Flooding in Landcaster, New Hampshire
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    Cracked Foundation Causing Flooding in Landcaster, New Hampshire
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    Cracked Foundation Causing Flooding in Landcaster, New Hampshire

    Jeanne of Lancaster called to book an appointment for a FREE estimate. Upon arrival, our system design specialist found that her cracked foundation was allowing water to enter her basement. Northern Basement Systems developed a solution and the installation specialists executed the plan to prevent water from entering her home. 

    First, the crew began by installing a full perimeter WaterGuard System with a lifetime warranty, and CleanSpace vapor barrier on the lower portion of the foundation to route water to the drainage system. Then they were able to install the SuperSump pump system and the SmartJack XT supports under the floor joist system. Lastly, the crew will pour a new concrete slab to give the basement a clean and finished look. Jeanne can now use this space without worry. Call 855-DRY-TIME to schedule your FREE estimate today! 

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

    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
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    Insufficient Foundation Support in Newport, Vermont
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    Insufficient Foundation Support in Newport, Vermont

    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.

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Vermont
  • Arlington
  • Bondville
  • Brattleboro
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  • Dorset
  • East Arlington
  • East Dorset
  • East Dover
  • Jacksonville
  • Jamaica
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  • Manchester Center
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  • Shaftsbury
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  • Stamford
  • Townshend
  • Vernon
  • Wardsboro
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  • West Halifax
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New Hampshire
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Northern Basement Systems
358 Gallison Hill Rd
Montpelier, VT 05602
1-802-526-3179
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