Paul Swann

Northern Basement Systems

Title: System Design Specialist

Hometown: Barre, VT

Paul Swann from Northern Basement Systems

Paul has numerous years of experience in customer service, sales, and construction giving him the knowledge and skills for quality inspections and estimates.

He enjoys being able to provide his customers with effective solutions. He also enjoys the opportunity to travel around Northern New England meeting customers. Outside of work, Paul enjoys fishing, riding ATVs, rescuing dogs, and spending time with friends and family.

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    Manchester, VT

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    Rutland, VT

    "Really, really hard-working guys"

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    By David C.
    Rutland, VT

    Really, really hard-working guys

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    Rutland, VT

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    Rutland, VT

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    Morrisville, VT

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    Morrisville, VT

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Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Wet Finished Basement in Manchester Center, VT
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    Wet Finished Basement in Manchester Center, VT
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    Wet Finished Basement in Manchester Center, VT

    A Manchester Center, Vermont resident had her finished basement get ruined but stormwater entering. We tore out all of the wet walls and flooring that were damaged and wet, promoting the growth of mold. Once the basement was cleaned out they installed a drainage system and our most reliable pump that will ensure that the space remains dry during every storm!

  • Double Pump Installation in 1980's Home in Rutland, Vermont
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    Double Pump Installation in 1980's Home in Rutland, Vermont
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    Double Pump Installation in 1980's Home in Rutland, Vermont

    A 1980's home in Rutland, Vermont was suffering from flooding, especially during snowmelt and rainstorms. After fighting the water for years, the homeowner booked a FREE ESTIMATE and we proposed a solution that would keep their large basement dry for years to come! 

    We installed TWO SuperSump Pump Systems, 175 feet of WaterGuard underneath the perimeter edge of the basement floor, and a discharge line with a LawnScape Outlet and IceGuard to protect against a frozen discharge line. The SuperSump Pump contains a Primary Pump and an UltraSump Battery Back-Up Pump to protect against power outages, tripped breakers, and primary pump failure. Additionally, these pumps contain WaterWatch Alarm Systems that will sound if the water rises past the point in which the pump would normally kick on. 

    We are committed to find you the best solution for you and your basement! Call 855-DRY-TIME for a FREE ESTIMATE

  • Water Leaks in Woodstock, Vermont
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    Water Leaks in Woodstock, Vermont
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    Water Leaks in Woodstock, Vermont

    This new homeowner was concerned about the water leaking into the basement during rainfall and spring months. They called the professionals at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems to help them find a solution to keep their basement dry. Our team installed a full perimiter WaterGuard Drainage System to collect water. They also installed two SuperSump Plus Premier Pump System, to take care of water entering trying to enter from all four walls. The homeowners were also concerned about the moisture and humidity so we put in an energy efficient SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier, to lower moisture and reduce the risk for mold growth. 

    With these systems in place, the new homeowners will have a home that will remain dry, year round! 

  • Waterproofing a storage facility in Middlebury, Vermont
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    Waterproofing a storage facility in Middlebury, Vermont
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    Waterproofing a storage facility in Middlebury, Vermont

    When the owner of a large storage facility had a major water issue he contacted the waterproofing experts at Matt Clark's Northern Basement System.  After, the free estimate, a system design specialist came up with a plan to permanently waterproof the storage facility and make sure the tenant's units were safe for long term storage.  The crew installed a waterguard perimeter drainage, coupled with a SuperSump Plus sump pump.  The owner now can have his mind at ease, with no worries of future water damage to the storage units.  

  • Basement Waterproofing in Vergennes, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Vergennes, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Vergennes, Vermont

    Searching for a permanent solution to a very messy water problem in their basement, the homeowners in Vergennes, Vermont gave the basement waterproofing experts a call at 855-Dry-Time for a Free EstimateMatt Clark's Northern Basement Systems have been in business for ten years and have built a fantastic reputation for quality, outstanding, responsible workmanship.  Matt's team of highly trained professional installers installed a Clean Space Wall System, a full perimeter water guard system, with a Triple Safe sump pump system, and a state-of-the-art Sedona Sani Dry dehumidifier.  With this system in place, those wet basement days are a thing of the past for these homeowners.      

  • Making a wet basement dry in West Lebanon, New Hampshire.
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    Making a wet basement dry in West Lebanon, New Hampshire.
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    Making a wet basement dry in West Lebanon, New Hampshire.

    In West Lebanon, New Hampshire, Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems came to the call of a homeowner wanting to put an end to water entering her moist basement.  Northern Basement Systems installed a custom-designed waterproofing system, along with a Sedona Sanidry dehumidifier, ensuring a dry basement for years to come.  

  • Basement Waterproofing in Norwich, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Norwich, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Norwich, Vermont

    In Norwich, Vermont a family had grown tired of storing everything on pallets in their basement.  Water was constantly entering their basement, making it a major pain to clean up and impossible to store anything directly on the floor.  They decided to call the basement waterproofing experts at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  After a free estimate, a plan was drawn put in place to stop the water.  A team of highly trained Installation Specialist installed water guard perimeter drainage and a Triple Safe sump pump.  The water guard will drain directly into the sump pump, where the water is pumped out of the basement, down a discharge line, away from the home.  The basement no longer has any water issues and the family can start to enjoy the clean, dry space.

  • Clean Space and New Slab in Warren, Vermont.
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    Clean Space and New Slab in Warren, Vermont.
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    Clean Space and New Slab in Warren, Vermont.

    Looking to seal up the walls and lay a new concrete floor in their garage, a homeowner in Warren, Vermont, called Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  Northern Basement Systems poured a new slab, wrapped all of the garage walls with a Clean Space System, and then sprayed the joists with closed-cell polyurethane insulation.  

  • Crawlspace weatherization in Heinsburg, Vermont
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    Crawlspace weatherization in Heinsburg, Vermont
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    Crawlspace weatherization in Heinsburg, Vermont

    To turn a cold, damp crawl space, with five rooms, into a weatherized unit, Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems installed a Clean Space Encapsulation System.  After, a technician sprayed closed-cell polyurethane spray foam insulation along the entire perimeter rim joists of the crawl space.

  • Basement Waterproofing in Shelburne, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Shelburne, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Shelburne, Vermont

    Looking for a way to turn their wet basement into a dry, useable space, a homeowner in Shelburne, Vermont gave the waterproofing experts at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems a call at 855-Dry-Time, for a Free Estimate.  After an estimate form one of the System Design Specialists, a plan was set and carried out to permanently make the basement dry.  Perimeter water guard drainage would go along the entire perimeter of the basement and tie into a Triple Safe Sump Pump.  Any water trying to enter the basement would now go into the perimeter drainage, drain to the sump pump, and then pump out a discharge line, away from the home.  The basement is now permanently dry and ready to use.

  • Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofs a Basement in Shelburne, Vermont.
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    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofs a Basement in Shelburne, Vermont.
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    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofs a Basement in Shelburne, Vermont.

    Tired of dealing with a wet basement and that nasty damp carpet smell, a homeowner in Shelburne, Vermont hired the waterproofing experts at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  Northern Basement Systems installed a Full Perimeter Water Guard Drainage System, two separate sump pumps, and an exterior discharge line, with an Ice Guard System.  The homeowner can now enjoy the basement without worrying about any water entering.

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

    The basement of a home in Burlington, Vermont, was located at the foot of a hill.  Every time it would rain, water would make its way into the basement and make a mess.  Tired of not being able to use the basement because of the water, the homeowner called the waterproofing experts at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  After a free estimate, a team of professional installation specialists installed a perimeter water guard drainage system, a super sump plus, and an Ice Gaurd discharge.  The homeowner can now enjoy a dry basement and finally make use of the space.

  • Apartment Building Waterproofing in Burlington, Vermont
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    Apartment Building Waterproofing in Burlington, Vermont
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    Apartment Building Waterproofing in Burlington, Vermont

    An owner of an apartment building in Burlington, Vermont,  wanted to fix the basement, so his tenants could use the area for storage, but something had to be done to eliminate the water entering the basement first.  After a great referral from a local contractor, Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems was hired to turn the wet, nasty basement into a dry, clean space.  Some of the water was entering through the footing of the foundation, while some of the water ran down the bulkhead stairs and flooded under the door, into the basement.  Matt's team installed a Trench Drain at the foot of the bulkhead, along with Water Guard Drainage, and a Super Sump Plus Sump Pump.  The basement is now ready for the tenants to safely store their belongings.  

  • Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems saves a home's foundation in Burlington, Vermont.
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    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems saves a home's foundation in Burlington, Vermont.
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    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems saves a home's foundation in Burlington, Vermont.

    The foundation walls of a home in Burlington, Vermont were showing major signs, indicating action needed to be taken, to avoid further damage to the foundation and home.  The owner reached out to Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems because of the great reviews and an excellent record of outstanding work.  


    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems installed Carbon Armor on two of the four walls and Power Braces on the remaining.  The Power Braces and Carbon Armor will provide the customer with the reassurance and confidence that the foundation walls are now safe and stabilized.  

  • 1960's Home With Flooding Basement in Richmond, Vermont
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    1960's Home With Flooding Basement in Richmond, Vermont
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    1960's Home With Flooding Basement in Richmond, Vermont

    This Richmond, Vermont homeowner has been experiencing flooding in his basement/crawlspace area since he moved into the home in 1998. Our team installed CleanSpace Drainage Matting and CleanSpace Crawl Space Vapor Barrier to prevent water or humidity from entering the home. Additionally, our team installed a TripleSafe Sump Pump and a SmartDrain to pump out the water that lies under the CleanSpace System. Last, our team installed a SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier to reduce the humidity in the home to prevent the growth of mold or development of health concerns.  

    This home is now dry and safe from spring thaw and rain storms! Call 855-DRY-TIME for your FREE ESTIMATE! 

  • Basement Waterproofing in Barre, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Barre, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Barre, Vermont

    A home at the bottom of a hill in Barre, Vermont was getting an abundance of water entering the basement every time a heavy rain would fall.  Tired of dealing with the endless hours of clean up and not being able to store possessions safely, they reached out to the basement waterproofing experts at Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  Matt sent one of his highly trained system design specialists to the site for a free estimate.  After the estimate, the installation crew installed a triple safe sump pump and water guard perimeter drainage.  The drainage will provide a path for the water to flow to the sump pump.  Then the water will discharge out of the house down a discharge line, away from home.  The basement is now fully waterproofed and ready for the home-owner to safely store things.

  • Structural Support in Colchester, Vermont.
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    Structural Support in Colchester, Vermont.
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    Structural Support in Colchester, Vermont.

    To provide a permanent solution to a failing foundation in Colchester, Vermont, Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems installed a custom-designed pier system.  The custom-designed pier system allows Northern Basement Systems the ability to address each customer's unique soil settlement issues and provide permanent support to your home's foundation.

  • Basement Waterproofing in Montpelier, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Montpelier, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in Montpelier, Vermont

    In Montpelier, Vermont, Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems answered the call to put an end to water entering a basement.  Northern Basement Systems installed a Water Guard Drainage System, a Triple Safe Sump Pump, a SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier & Air Filtration System, and an Ice Guard System.  These patent waterproofing products will provide the homeowner with constant protection from water entering their basement.

  • Basement Waterproofing in South Hero, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in South Hero, Vermont
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    Basement Waterproofing in South Hero, Vermont

    Located next to the water in South Hero, Vermont, a homeowner experienced water entering his basement during heavy rain and lingering around for days afterward. The basement, used for displaying a sizeable vast collection of collectible items, was essential to the homeowner and needed to address the issue and find a remedy immediately.  Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems, with their immense experience and quality work, made the water go away and made sure it will not come back.  Matt's team of highly trained and certified water installation specialists installed a full perimeter Water Guard Drainage System, a Triple Safe Sump Pump.  To put the icing on the top of this project, a Sanidry Sedona Dehumidifier and Air filtration System tied into the waterproofing system to maintain a perfect 55% humidity and to keep the air clean in the basement.  

  • Flooded Basement Storage in Wolcott, Vermont
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    Flooded Basement Storage in Wolcott, Vermont
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    Flooded Basement Storage in Wolcott, Vermont

    Basements make for a great storage area, until your basement floods. This homeowner in Wolcott, Vermont was struggling to keep her basement and items being stored dry during the spring thaw. After fighting with the water for some time, she knew it was time to call the professionals at 855-DRY-TIME! We provided her with a FREE ESTIMATE and project proposal that would alleviate flooding in the basement!

    Our team installed a TripleSafe Sump Pump System, with WaterGuard on the perimeter walls, and a discharge line with an IceGuard and LawnScape Outlet. With these systems in place, the water will be captured before it is able to enter the basement and pumped outside to keep the space dry for years to come!

    If you have a wet basement, call 855-DRY-TIME to schedule a FREE ESTIMATE and we will help you find the right solution for you and your home!  

     

  • Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofs a basement in Johnson, Vermont.
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    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofs a basement in Johnson, Vermont.
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    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofs a basement in Johnson, Vermont.

    A home-owner in Johnson, Vermont had a corner of his basement that would not stop getting water.  Even when it wasn't raining, water would still seep into the basement.  Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems came in and installed perimeter water guard, with a TripleSafe Sump Pump.  The pump is hooked up to a discharge line that takes the water out of the basement and away from the home's foundation.  The customer can now enjoy his dry basement.

  • Basement & Garage Waterproofing in Waterbury, Vermont.
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    Basement & Garage Waterproofing in Waterbury, Vermont.
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    Basement & Garage Waterproofing in Waterbury, Vermont.

    To fix an ongoing water issue entering their basement and garage, a homeowner in Waterbury, Vermont, hired Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.

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