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  • 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 Petra W.
    Burlington, VT

    "THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH! With Gratitude, Petra"

    Customer Review

    By Petra W.
    Burlington, VT

    THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH! With Gratitude, Petra

  • By Rory M.
    Burlington, VT

    "We had waterproofing done including a vapor barrier, sump pump, dehumidifier"

    Customer Review

    By Rory M.
    Burlington, VT

    We had waterproofing done including a vapor barrier, sump pump, dehumidifier

  • By Jason
    Alton, NH

    "CHAD ROBERTS system design specialist is the main reason I choose your company. I had 3 other companies come out and give me..."

    Customer Review

    By Jason
    Alton, NH

    CHAD ROBERTS system design specialist is the main reason I choose your company. I had 3 other companies come out and give me quotes within days of each other. but my decision was made up even before Chad left my home, he is very informative and he didn't make me feel like he just wanted to sell me something and take my money, after all, I had just lost a lot in my homes flood, I didn't need a salesman, I needed a solution to prevent my house from flooding out again, and CHAD ROBERTS WAS THE MAN WHO HAD THE BEST SOLUTION FOR ME, THANK YOU TO CHAD AND THE WHOLE NORTHERN BASEMENT TEAM, THANKS FOR GIVING ME MY HOME BACK!!!!!!!!

  • By Tom M.
    Georgia, VT

    "Hard working, knowledgeable, friendly, and keeping me well informed. Ben knew right away that they had to make a few changes for..."

    Customer Review

    By Tom M.
    Georgia, VT

    Hard working, knowledgeable, friendly, and keeping me well informed. Ben knew right away that they had to make a few changes for the better, it also lowered the estimate by $1400.

  • By Heather & Ben J.
    Tilton, NH

    "Great Job - Very Professional!"

    Customer Review

    By Heather & Ben J.
    Tilton, NH

    Great Job - Very Professional!

  • By Margaret T.
    Waterville Valley, NH

    "You have great communication skills throughout your company"

    Customer Review

    By Margaret T.
    Waterville Valley, NH

    You have great communication skills throughout your company

Chad Roberts from Northern Basement Systems

Title: System Design Specialist

Chad Roberts from Northern Basement Systems

Chad has been part of the Northern Basement System team since 2013. Chad understands many aspects of basements and crawlspaces, making him the perfect guy to inspect your home and recommend the perfect solution for you. He looks forward to meeting customers and helping to solve basement, crawlspace, and foundation problems. Making a great improvement to your home.

When Chad isn’t at work, he enjoys, hunting, fishing and playing guitar.

Case Studies I've worked on:

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Sump Pump Installation & Crawl Space Encapsulation in Wilmington, VT
    Before
    Sump Pump Installation & Crawl Space Encapsulation in Wilmington, VT
    After

    This Wilmington, Vermont homeowner contacted us because he had a crawlspace with clear signs of water and mold. He wanted to seal off the area to make it clean and dry. Matt Clark's team of installation specialist placed a SmartPump System with a discharge line that included an IceGuard and LawnScape and a full CleanSpace System with drainage matting and a liner to prevent any water from entering the space. This helped to close off any moisture and mold from the home and storage area, to make the crawlspace usable.

  • 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.  

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

    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.  

  • Super Sump Pump Installation in Norwich, VT
    Before
    Super Sump Pump Installation in Norwich, VT
    After

    A homeowner in Norwich, Vermont was concerned with flooding in his basement. Northern Basement System's installed two SuperSump Pump Systems, a WaterWatch alarm system, a discharge line with an IceGuard and a LawnScape outlet, a SunHouse Basement Window Enclosure, a WellDuct Window Well Drainage System, a WaterGuard System and a CleanSplace Wall System. These systems work together to keep the space clean and dry!

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

    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.  

  • Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Turns a Wet Basement Dry.
    Before
    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Turns a Wet Basement Dry.
    After

    To stop water from entering this home's basement Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems installed DryTrack, a CleanSpace Wall System, and a SuperSump Pump.  The CleanSpace will create an effective moisture and vapor barrier. The wall covering forces all wall seepage and moisture to flow into the DryTrack.  The water will then be directed to the SuperSump Pump and discharged outside the home, down a discharge line.   

  • Clean Space in Washington, Vermont
    Before
    Clean Space in Washington, Vermont
    After

    The homeowner in Washington, Vermont was sick and tired of having a cold, damp basement.  He contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems and stated his concern. After a complete estimate, from a System design Specialist, the customer went with a plan of putting up a Clean Space Encapsulation System and then have it tie into a WaterProofing System.    

  • TripleSafe Sump Pump & Water Guard System in Washington, Vermont
    Before
    TripleSafe Sump Pump & Water Guard System in Washington, Vermont
    After

    The home owner in Washington, Vermont was constantly getting water in their basement.  They did their research and found the most reliable and trusted company was by far Matt Clark's Northern Basement System, in Montpelier, Vermont.  Matt sent out one of his System Design Specialist to access the situation and give the customer his best options to fix the water problem. After meeting with the homeowner they decided the best solution for their water problem was to install a full perimeter Water Guard System paired with a Triple Sump Pump.  The Water Guard will take the unwanted water and bring it to the Triple Sump Pump.  The pump will then discharge the water out of the basement and down a discharge line away from the home.  The homeowner now can enjoy their dry basement.

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

    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.  

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

    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.  

  • SuperSump Pump in Winooski, Vermont
    Before
    SuperSump Pump in Winooski, Vermont
    After

    A home in Winooski, Vermont started to have a water problem in their basement.  Having already hired Matt Clark's Northern Basement Sytems to do a CrawlSpace encapsulation, they knew exactly to contact to fix their problem.  Matt Clark's team of experts went to work and installed a SuperSump Pump and discharge line, with an IceGuard, in less than one day.  The homeowners are once again happy with the quality of work and their dry basement.  

  • CleanSpace Installation in Orford, NH
    Before
    CleanSpace Installation in Orford, NH
    After

    This homeowner's crawlspace was wet and musty. After contacting Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems, our crew came in installed TerraBlock insulation, a WaterGuard drainage system and CleanSpace throughout. Now the homeowner can comfortably access their space, and confidently store belongings in the crawlspace knowing the area is clean and dry.

  • Foundation Piers Stabilized Barn in Montpelier, VT
    Before
    Foundation Piers Stabilized Barn in Montpelier, VT
    After

    These property owners were concerned about the settlement they noticed in their barn. We installed a foundation pier system to stabilize and prevent further settlement for their barn.

  • 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.

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

    A nasty old crawl space can give homeowners many issues.  The crawl space, located in downtown Montpelier, Vermont was having a few of them.  The owner expressed concern of bad odors coming from the crawlspace and very cold, drafty floors.  Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems went in and installed a Crawlspace Encapsulation System.  This will take care of bad odors and put an end to the cold drafty floors. 

  • Water Damaged Georgia, VT Basement
    Before
    Water Damaged Georgia, VT Basement
    After

    The homeowner in Georgia, Vermont had experienced water damage in their basement.  The majority of the basement had carpeted floors, which got the worst of it.  They also received damage to the lower parts of their walls, that was drywalled.  The owner contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems in search of a way to refinish their basement with products geared more to waterproofing and looking good.  Matt's System Design Specialist introduced the family to a couple of different products, that would both look good and withstand the potential of water damage.  Matt's team fixed the lower drywall areas with an Everlast Wall Restoration System and replaced the old wet carpet with brand new Thermal Dry Carpet.  The Everlast Wall Restoration System provides a solution for homeowners who have experienced wet, damaged or moldy walls in their finished basement, and protects against any future damage. This wall system includes metal studs and an inorganic, mold-resistant wall product that replaces the bottom 32" of your home's drywall. An inorganic base molding and decorative chair rail make this an appealing, long-lasting solution.  The ThermalDry Carpeting doesn’t roll out over the floor; it’s manufactured in square tiles that snap together. With ThermalDry carpet tiles, there’s no foam pad to soak up water. Instead, there’s a waterproof plastic base designed with a built-in drainage plane and thermal break. Water drains through ThermalDry carpet rather than soaking in, eliminating worries about mold, mildew and moisture damage.

  • 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.   

  • Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofing in Georgia, Vermont
    Before
    Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofing in Georgia, Vermont
    After

    A home in Georgia, Vermont was having issues with water entering their basement.  It would happened almost everytime it rained and during the Spring, when the snow melted.  Tire of dealing with the messy pick up and the damp conditions of the basement, they contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  Matt's team of pros installed a  Full Perimeter Water Guard Sytem and a TripleSafe Sump Pump.  This will take care of any water entering the basement and pump it out away from the home, down a discharge line.  To control the humidity the team installed a Sanidry Sedona dehumidifier.  The basement is now fully waterproofed, dry, and can be enjoyed by the family.  

  • PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair System in Underhill, Vermont
    Before
    PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair System in Underhill, Vermont
    After

    A customer in Underhill, Vermont was in need of a solution for a bowing wall in their basement.  The wall was showing signs of bowing.  They contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement System in hope of a permanent solution.  After an 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 stabilize 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.

  • Chimney piering job before and after
    Before
    Chimney piering job before and after
    After

    These two photos show the before and after of the chimney piering job we did. The homeowner was concerned about the chimney falling away from the house and worried that the chimney could collapse. We were able to not only stabilize it using our patented piers, but also lift the chimney to it's original position.

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

    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.

  • TripleSafe Sump Pump Installation in Lincoln, NH
    Before
    TripleSafe Sump Pump Installation in Lincoln, NH
    After

    The homeowners called Northern Basement Systems looking for a more reliable sump pump to replace 2 sump pumps that are no longer providing an effective and reliable solution. We replaced a failed sump pump and a nearly failed second pump with our TripleSafe Pump system. This new system includes a primary pump, secondary pump, UltraSump battery back-up pump system and a WaterWatch system to prevent any water from entering the basement. Giving the homeowners a dry basement that is now ready to finish off in the future.

  • TrenchDrain and SuperSump Pump Installation in Saint Johnsbury, VT
    Before
    TrenchDrain and SuperSump Pump Installation in Saint Johnsbury, VT
    After

    A Saint Johnsbury, VT homeowner contacted us with concerns regarding the water entering her basement due to a slop at the end of her driveway. We found a solution to fix the problem. First, our team of specialists installed a TrenchDrain at the base of the driveway to capture the water before it has the opportunity to enter the basement. Second, the team installed a lateral line from the TrenchDrain to a SuperSump Pump, to pump the water outside through a LawnScape. This will keep the basement dry and a safe storage for the homeowner’s belongings.

  • 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. 

  • TripleSafe Sump Pump in Bethlehem, New Hampshire
    Before
    TripleSafe Sump Pump in Bethlehem, New Hampshire
    After

    When the old sump pump in the basement couldn't handle the amount of water entering the basement the homeowner contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems, to set up a free estimate.  After meeting with a system design specialist they decided the best way to keep the basement dry was to replace the old pump with a TripleSafe Sump Pump.  The TripleSafe has three separate motors.  The first pump is a heavy-duty 1/3 horsepower (HP) cast-iron Zoeller pump that does most of the pumping, handling up to 2,600 gallons of water per hour.  The second pump is a 1/2 HP pump that operates automatically if Pump 1 fails or if greater pumping volume is needed (up to 6,200 gallons per hour).  The third pump is a battery-operated pump that turns on automatically if power fails.  

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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