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Foundation Repair Services & Products
Push Pier Underpinning for Settlement, Foundation Leveling, Sinking Foundation Repair
Geo-Lock Wall Anchors
Geo-Lock Helical Anchors
PowerBrace Bowed Wall Repair
CarbonArmor Fiber Wall Repair
SmartJack Crawl Space Support
Slab Pier Repair
PolyLevel Concrete Lifting
EZ Post Deck Repair
ShotCrete Wall Restoration
Bowing Wall Repair Solutions
Cracked Wall Solutions
Buckling Wall Repair

Basement Waterproofing Services & Products
WaterGuard Interior System
DryTrak Drainage Channel
TrenchDrain Drain Grate
IceGuard Discharge Line
FlexiSpan Wall Crack Repair
Polyurethane Crack Sealing
WellDuct Window Drainage
BrightWall Waterproof Panels
ThermalDry Wall Barrier
Basement to Beautiful Pre-Finishing Wall Insulation Panels
Drain Tile Installation
SuperSump Pump System
TripleSafe Pumping System
UltraSump Battery Back Up
SaniDry Dehumidifier
Sump Pump Systems

Basement & Crawl Space Insulation
Basement Insulation Wall Panels
Basement Insulation Flooring
Basement Floor Tiles
Crawl Space Insulation
Crawl Space Insulation Panels
Crawl Space Encapsulation
Crawl Space Vapor Barriers

 

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Certified, Highly Trained Professional Basement Waterproofing, Foundation Repair & Crawl Space Repair Company Serving Barre, VT

Northern Basement Systems not only adheres to the highest industry standards, but we also strive to be an industry leader in the field of home improvement and basement repair. To set ourselves apart from our competition we only use state-of-the-art products and technology which are designed to fix your home in the most efficient and reliable way. We are an authorized Basement Systems and Foundation Supportworks dealer in Barre, VT with the experience and dedicated to getting the job done right the first time. We believe in our work and stand behind everything that we do, we have several warranties to prove it; 25-year warranty against manufacturing defects on Foundation Repair products, crawl space encapsulation systems, French drains & perimeter drains. And to get the ball rolling we also offer financing options and provide FREE written estimates and inspections!

Barre, VT’s Leading Basement Waterproofing Company

Regardless of how you use your basement, having a safe and dry space is critical for you and your family. We understand that having a wet basement is incredibly frustrating and can often make you feel helpless. There are usually many factors that lead to a basement being wet and the sheer number of issues may make your head spin. However, because we understand how important your basement is to you and your family we have devoted ourselves to providing solutions that you can rely on. We have a staff full of certified technicians that are each experienced, professional and are guaranteed to give you the results you want in a quick, effective and permanent way. We also offer a transferable lifetime warranty on perimeter & French drain waterproofing systems!

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Foundation Repair to Keep Your Home Safe

The foundation of your home is the building block that the rest of your home depends on. Even the smallest foundation issue needs to be addressed seriously because even the most basic issue can lead to a major problem down the line. Even if you don’t think the issue is a big deal call Northern Basement Systems, a company that specializes in foundations, to truly determine the cause of the issue. Northern Basement Systems uses the best products in the industry and has the experience and knowledge to use them efficiently. To learn more about our services such as foundation leveling, basement wall repair, foundation wall repair or foundation underpinning, contact us today!

Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation Expert

Your home’s crawl space is often neglected. It’s usually too small to be seen as valuable and most people dread going into their crawl spaces because they are often damp and dark spaces that are so low they hurt your back. However, we feel like crawl spaces can be more valuable than that. We offer a variety of crawl space services that are guaranteed to turn your crawl space, regardless of the condition that it’s in, into an inviting and safe storage space. We can make any repairs that are needed and also encapsulate the space with a durable white plastic that brightens it up and creates a barrier from moisture.

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Job Stories From Barre, VT
An Uplifting Solution To A Big Problem in Barre, VT

Christie had a problem. She saw multiple cracks forming in multiple rooms in her house. She wanted to know what could be causing the problem along with finding a viable solution. To find these answers, she reached out to Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems.

Matt Clark’s team of experts found that the soil under part of the house had begun to settle. The soil under any foundation bears a lot of weight. When some of the soil starts to shift and sink, the load above it begins to shift and sink as well. Just like how the settled soil moves away from the more secured soil, the less-supported section of the house moves away from the better-supported section, causing cracks to form. The experts decided to bring that section of the house back up with their push pier leveling system. After locating the side of the house that needed lifting, soil was excavated around the foundation of the house. Once the foundation could be accessed, five brackets were set in place. These brackets held steel rods that were hydraulically pressed through the earth. They pierced through all the weak soil until they reach deep, sturdy layers of earth. Once secured, the weight could be transferred to the foundation and the house could be lifted back to its original position.

Christie found a safe, secure and permanent solution to her big problem. She won’t have to worry about her house shifting due to eroding or settling soil. Matt Clark and his team of experts are very knowledgeable. Give them a no-cost, no-obligation call to see how they can help your problem!

DryTrak: A Simple, Affordable Water Seepage Solution

Kyle was noticing water seepage coming through the base of his foundation. He figured it could lead to a bigger problem so he called up Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems for a free estimate. Once the experts heard the problem, they knew what the solution was.

When the soil on the other side of the basement wall collects water, it builds hydrostatic pressure against the concrete wall and the footing of the basement. Occasionally, water will be able to seep through and enter the basement. So, in Kyle’s case, the best thing to do was to release that pressure and let his sump pump system channel the water safely away from the foundation. To do this, Matt Clark and his experts installed DryTrak. The DryTrak system collects water and channels it right to the sump pump. To relieve the hydrostatic pressure, the experts drilled small weep holes in the foundation that would allow the water to enter to the DryTrak. With a pump in place, it was that easy to fix Kyle’s problem!

Kyle no longer has to worry about water seeping into his basement. The DryTrak system is among the most affordable systems available. It will keep any basement safe and secure.

Backup Pump Installation in Barre, VT

Leo is a smart man. He’s had a sump pump system in place. He knows well the benefits of keeping a basement dry and safe. He contacted Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems because he knew that they offered a backup plan.

The experts at Northern Basement Systems installed an UltraSump battery-operated pumping system. This system acts as a precautious measure in case the household loses power and the primary pump wouldn’t be able to run. The UltraSump pump comes with a charging/control box set with an alarm. It runs on a 120 amp sealed maintenance-free battery. Just like the primary pump, the backup pump will channel the water through a discharge line and safely to the outdoor surface.

Now that Leo has a primary and backup pump he can be sure that his basement will be well-suited for any rainy storm that comes through town, even if it knocks out the power. Contact Matt Clark if you need a primary or backup pump.

Basement Crack Becomes Gateway For Basement Water

Claude started to notice a crack forming along his basement wall. Not too long afterwards, he started to notice water coming in his basement through the crack. He knew he had to take action. After doing some online research, he found Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems. He reached out to the experts and they were more than happy to take a look at the situation.

Upon investigation, Matt Clark and his team of experts knew just what to do; they had seen this problem many times before. As the exterior soil shifts, it puts pressure on the basement wall, causing it to crack. They installed several strips of WaterGuard and a SuperSump pump. These gutter-like WaterGuard strips ran along the base of the wall to collect and channel the water to the pump. From the SuperSump, the water was pumped through a discharge line and disposed to the outdoor surface at a safe distance from the house. This solution keeps the water unseen and the basement dry.

Claude won’t have to worry about water in his basement anymore. He did the right thing by being proactive about the crack in the wall and made the right choice by selecting Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems.

Work Requests From Barre, VT
Franklin Street in Barre
Part of my house is a porch that was converted to living space. One of the supports under it is broken and needs repair. I'm hoping to have it repaired this spring/summer. Thank you. Kristin
South Main St in Barre
I have a bowed, tipped wall that needs a professional opinion and confirmation if it is a sound wall in order to reassure a potential buyer and their loan inspector for financing to take place. Also a quote for your i-beam system if wall securing is needed. Call me for more details.
Delmont Ave in Barre
We have a basement that leaks along the north / uphill wall during snow melt and heavy rain. There are various issues - one area appears to leak primarily due to negative grading. The other more vigorous leaky area has a long crack in the wall near a basement window well. This area has negative grading as well. Once the water is inside, it runs right back out through a basement drain. But we'd like to limit or stop the entry of water if at all possible.
Country Way in Barre
Working on purchasing a home that has been sitting for a few years and need to know how much I need someone to fix a problem with moisture/mold in the basement. Thank you!
Camp St in Barre
Uneven concrete in pool area
Elm Street in Barre
We are having issues with moisture coming into our basement, and resulting in mold in our 1st floor closet. We believe it is because of some work that Irving did at our house, they drilled a hole into the basement. We would like someone to come out to evaluate and give us a quote on what it would cost to fix.
Long St. in Barre
Water infiltration through a concrete masonry wall resulting in mold in basement.
Mt King Run in Barre
We have a granite foundation, dirt floor, and a radon system that is no longer functioning properly since the membrane was damaged after the basement flooded. Our basement is not dry. We would like to get a quote on waterproofing the basement, with all of those factors in mind. We would also like to put in a concrete floor at some point. Thank you.
Elmwood Ave in Barre
We own an old house with a granite block foundation. Water is seeping in between the blocks. I would like to get the cost to prevent that from happening. Thank You
Tremont Street in Barre
We have a number of cracks that have formed in the drywall in multiple rooms in the house. I would like to get an assessment of what is causing them and an estimated if repairs are needed.
Prospect St in Barre
Rock slab in one corner of the basement is letting in water (not major flooding) and excess humidity. Previous homeowner had makeshift drainage installed that should be looked at. We are interested in sealing off slab and concrete walls.
Curtis Road in Barre
Would like to buy the water guard system and do it myself if possible small room needing to be done soon
Richardson Road in Barre
We have has intermittent mild leaking in our basement since we purchased our home five years ago. We bought it with a "finished" basement, but haven't been able to utilize the space much due to the risk of leaking. It tends to happen during times of heavy rain.
Railroad in Barre
I have a wall that leaks in the basement. I do have a sump pump to take care of the current water that comes in, but would like to see how much it would cost to keep the basement dry without the use of the sump pump.
Point Ridge Road in Barre
I am interested in getting a quote to install a backup sump pump in each of my two Northern Basement Systems installed Super Sump systems.
Upland Avenue in Barre
I have water coming in two walls of my basement from all the heavy rains. But, I believe it has been coming in long before that. I just bought the house a year ago; didn't have problems until this summer.
West Cobble Hill Road in Barre
Water is seeping up from basement floor, where floor meets wall. Basement isn't and hasn't flooded, but the floor is wet in spots and puddling in another spot. Puddling is in newly tiled laundry room, and a large wet spot is in another room with unfinished floor that years ago had carpet but was ripped up so it's the wood sheeting (?), not plywood but whatever you put under carpet.
Fairview St in Barre
This house is old and has a cinder-block basement that floods about 0.5 - 1 inch every good rain storm. I also suspect that this issue was improperly fixed once before. I could probably do the work myself but there are a couple of things in the way, like a hot-water heater and a fuel tank. I presume that you guys are equipped to deal with such obstacles so I figured I'd have the job done by professionals. The moisture in the whole house is really bad from the basement so this really needs to be done.
Essex Street in Barre
Mold in most rooms and closets. House is on a slab and we are using a small dehumidifier and "Damp Rid" bags in each closet and still have mold problems.
Airport Rd in Barre
I have severe allergies to mold in our new home. Our basement has mold and I want to know what it will take and how much it will cost to fix the problem. Thanks

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