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FlexiSpan Wall Crack Repair
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WellDuct Window Drainage
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Crawl Space Repair in Colchester, Vermont

Crawl Space Repair in Colchester, Vermont

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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.

Matt Clark's Northern Basement System Water Proofs & Spray Foam Insulates a home in Colchester, Vermont

Matt Clark's Northern Basement System Water Proofs & Spray Foam Insulates a home in Colchester, Vermont

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Matt Clark's Northern Basement System Water Proofs & Spray Foam Insulates a home in Colchester, Vermont Matt Clark's Northern Basement System Water Proofs & Spray Foam Insulates a home in Colchester, Vermont

Looking to make their basement more energy efficient and waterproofed a homeowner in Colchester, Vermont contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.  Matt's team of Installation Specialist and Certified Spray Foam Insulators installed a two stage (DryTrak & Lateral Combo) waterproofing system and a TripleSafe sump pump, this will take care of the water issue.  The team sprayed Closed-Cell Polyurethane Spray Foam Insulation on the walls of the basement and upstairs, helping the home become more energy efficient. 

Basement Waterproofing in Colchester, Vermont.

Basement Waterproofing in Colchester, Vermont.

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Basement Waterproofing in Colchester, Vermont. Basement Waterproofing in Colchester, Vermont.

Having used Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems to fix their rental property, they knew who they were going to call to waterproof their new home.  Matt's team of highly trained professional installers used a variety of patent waterproofing products to make sure the homeowners were guaranteed the same excellent waterproofing results on their new home as they did on their rental property.     

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Certified, Highly Trained Professional Basement Waterproofing, Foundation Repair & Crawl Space Repair Company Serving Colchester, 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 Colchester, 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; a 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!

Colchester, 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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Case Studies From Colchester
Matt Clark and his crew at Northern Basement Systems have lifted settled brick chimneys in the past. However, the geologic composition of the soils...
Job Stories From Colchester, VT
Homeowner in Colchester, VT Completely Renovate Basement - Now It's Water-Free!

Christine J. had another family member who would be moving into her house in the near future. Unfortunately, there was no extra space in the main part of her home. While a section of her large basement could be perfect, it wasn’t acceptable in its current condition - unfinished and prone to water leakage. Christine decided to hire the basement professionals at Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems to fix her basement. Expert Nicholas Farnham inspected the Colchester home and offered the perfect plan for repair.

Northern Basements team installed a DryTrak baseboard water control system around the perimeter of the entire basement and TrenchDrain basement drains by the door to the outside to collect any water permeating the basement. The waterproofing system also included a Zoeller M53 sump pump and LawnScape Outlet. To finish the room, the team put down ThermalDry charcoal basement floor carpet, which withstands water while creating a cozy atmosphere.

Christine’s new basement was exactly what she needed. She hopes her family member likes the space as much as she does. Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems helped Christine obtain her ideals for a healthy, attractive home.

SmartJacks Crawl Space Posts Level Floor in Colchester, VT Home

So much debris obstructed Margaret C.’s small crawl space that she could hardly see in there to investigate her concerns. She knew something was wrong because the floor above the crawl space was noticeably sagging. Worried that there might be a structural flaw, she reached out to a knowledgeable friend for advice. He recommended that she call Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems, a reputable company that worked in the Colchester area. She took his advice and scheduled an appointment for a free inspection.

Expert and owner Matt Clark shifted through the debris to determine the problem and the best solution. A few beams were sagging and one, in particular, was splintered. After clearing the debris out, Matts team could then address the real problem. They installed sixteen SmartJack crawl space support posts to reinforce the crawl space ceiling. They also replaced the faulty header beam. Margaret was happy to find the floor above was once again level!

The professionals at Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems were happy to help save Margaret’s home from total disrepair. Leaving the crawl space to decay only would have amplified her problems in the future. Margaret is happy that she trusted the advice of her friend and found an expert local contractor!

Colchester, VT Homeowners Protect Finished Basement From Water Damage

Rick and Lorraine B. previously had work done by Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems. After attending a local home show and talking to a representative from the company, the couple decided to hire Northern Basement Systems to finish their basement. Northern Basements team installed ThermalDry sandstone basement floor tiles, and at the time it was the perfect finishing touch! But a few months later, after a hard winter, the couple was faced with a new problem. Water had leaked into the basement. Rick and Lorraine were quick to call Nicholas Farnham, the basement expert who had performed their first inspection. He happily agreed to come back for a second quote on waterproofing the house.

Nicholas discovered that their current sump pump system was faulty and would need to be replaced. This time, owner Matt Clark acted as foreman for their project. He hooked up a SuperSump sump pump and IceGuard to prevent flooding, even in the event that the discharge lines were to freeze. He also added additional indoor drainage lines. These products effectively ended Rick and Lorraine’s water woes!

Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems not only helped Rick and Lorraine attain their ideal basement the first time; the team was there for them again when new issues arose. The couple is very thankful to their team for helping them maintain their home without a hassle!

Work Requests From Colchester, VT
Project Location: Colchester, VT
We purchased a house built in 1812. A portion of the basement has concrete but majority is dirt with crushed stone. Rodents and moisture and cold temp extremes are a concern. We are planning to remove the pipes and wiring and replace with energy efficient equipment we want to protect. Our closing is on 10/12/21. I'd like someone to come out and provide an estimate as soon after our closing as possible so I can budget our project. Thanks.
Project Location: Colchester, VT
I live in a condo. There is water coming into the basement at times with heavy rain. I have mold on some items. I would like the basement assessed for mold, and someone to make recommendations for what I can do to protect the inside (dehumidification, etc.) while I wait for the condo association to address the leak from the exterior.
Project Location: Colchester, VT
Hello, looking fur consultation in basement waterproofing in multi family building. thanks
Project Location: Colchester, VT
Walkway around in ground pool have corner cracks need to level and reseal
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Repair garage floor slab cracked and uneven
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Crack in exterior foundation and interior wall. Certain doors sticking or not square with frame. Would like to schedule an inspection
Project Location: Colchester, VT
Concrete sinking under my 24 by 24 slab cracked in one area
Project Location: Colchester, VT
During especially wet times of year (noteably spring) our basement can get wet. It is a bit complex to explain but I would like some advice on potential solutions. It will be much easier to see the issue by looking at it directly.
Project Location: Colchester, VT
Pool deck level and repair.
Project Location: Colchester, VT
We have a poured foundation and we have a crack that's probably 2 1/2 feet long from the top. Needs to be epoxied..
Project Location: Colchester, VT
We have a very old house and a small section of the stone foundation has fallen.
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I have crawl space support issues. farmhouse built in 1837. Looking for an estimate to get it corrected.
Project Location: Colchester, VT
Project Location: Colchester, VT
I have some water that sits near my foundation after the rain. I'd like to have a French drain or other technique put in so the water does not leak into my basement. Thanks so much! Ashley
Project Location: Colchester, VT
We have an egress window that needs some work on the retaining portion, would like an estimate please. Thank you.
Project Location: Colchester, VT
Sunken pool deck sections, and cracked deck sections.
Project Location: Colchester, VT
First floor of home has very bouncy floors. The home is post and beam and has a crawl space. Hoping to stabilize the floors.
Project Location: Colchester, VT
My husband and I are interested in installing an egress window in our basement where there is an existing small basement window. Looking for someone to come give us an estimate, and timeframe for this project. Thanks so much! Aly
Project Location: Colchester, VT
We have semi finished basement and we would like to eventually finish it off but we have had water come into our basement multiple times. Would like an estimate on waterproofing my basement so we would be able to finish it off down the road.
Project Location: Colchester, VT
Cinderblock retaining wall by driveway cracked bottom to top and leaning badly. Other foundation cracks and retaining wall issues.

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