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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 Commercial 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


Before and After Pictures from Rutland
Double Pump Installation in 1980's Home in Rutland, Vermont

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

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

Drainage Installation in Rutland, Vermont

Drainage Installation in Rutland, Vermont

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Drainage Installation in Rutland, Vermont Drainage Installation in Rutland, Vermont

This Rutland, Vermont home was struggling with the deterioration of trenches leading to flooding in their basement. Our specialists recommended and installed a full perimeter WaterGuard Drainage System to trap the water before it is able to enter the basement! This drainage is a patented product and installed just under the concrete around the perimeter, its's location prevents water from entering and keeps it from clogging with mud and debris.

Call 855-DRY-TIME to find the BEST solution for your wet basement or crawlspace!  

Basement Waterproofing in South Burlington, Vermont, by Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.

Basement Waterproofing in South Burlington, Vermont, by Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.

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Basement Waterproofing in South Burlington, Vermont, by Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems. Basement Waterproofing in South Burlington, Vermont, by Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.

After more than one occasion of water flooding the basement of their home in Rutland, Vermont, the homeowners hired Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems to water the cellar. 

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Certified, Highly Trained Professional Basement Waterproofing, Foundation Repair & Crawl Space Repair Company Serving Rutland, 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 Rutland, VT with the experience and dedication 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!

Rutland, 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!

To learn more about basement waterproofing cost, call or click today!

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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 Rutland
A Rutland, Vermont resident hired a local plumber to install a sump pump in her mother's 1980's home, but the pump couldn't keep up with the water...
Job Stories From Rutland, VT
Basement Waterproofing in Rutland, Vermont, by Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.

The Nguyen family in Rutland, Vermont, had long struggled with a damp and musty basement, which affected their plans to use the space for a home gym. Water intrusion during rainstorms made the area unusable and posed a risk to their equipment. Seeking a permanent solution, they contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems.

A team from Northern Basement Systems arrived and performed a comprehensive evaluation. They found that water was entering through the basement walls and floor. The team proposed installing an interior drainage system and a high-efficiency sump pump to effectively manage and expel the water.

The Nguyens appreciated the team’s expertise and scheduled the installation. The crew worked diligently, installing the drainage system along the basement perimeter and setting up the sump pump. Their professionalism and attention to detail ensured a smooth and efficient installation process.

After installing the waterproofing system, the Nguyen family was pleased to find their basement remained dry, even during the heaviest rainstorms. They could set up their home gym without any concerns about water damage. The solution provided by Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems transformed their basement into a functional and dry space, allowing them to enjoy their workouts without worry.

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Keeping Kitchen Pipes from Freezing

Freezing pipes are a problem that many homeowners face at one time or another. In Maxine H.’s case, it was caused by a cold crawlspace underneath her kitchen. After years of freezing pipes, Maxine decided enough was enough and called Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems to help her solve the problem.

Matt suggested to Maxine that we remove all debris from the crawlspace, insulate it with spray foam insulation, and then seal it up with CleanSpace. With these two solutions, the spray foam helped keep the cold out and the heat in, and the CleanSpace created an airtight environment to help aid the spray foam in doing its job.

Forman Neil Sayers and his crew were able to get the job done in just one day and left Maxine and her family with a warmer crawlspace and pipes that won’t freeze!

Wet Basement Problems Fixed Quickly and Efficiently in Rutland

A wet basement can cost a homeowner a lot of money in damage and causes a lot of headaches. Nate F. of Rutland was having exactly these problems when he called Northern Basement Systems and learned that the cure to his headaches was much easier than he suspected.

During the inspection, Matt showed Nate that with the patented WaterGuard system keeping basements dry is easy. WaterGuard is a piping system engineered specifically to solve basement water problems effectively without having to worry about clogging from soils under the floor. To pump the water out of the basement Matt suggested a SuperSump which can pump 2,650 gallons per hour smoothly and quietly.

The installation crew was able to get the job done in just one day and now Nate has a dry basement and is headache-free.    

Bowing Wall and a Wet Basement in Rutland

When Daniel C. of Rutland first called Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems, his home was suffering from two main problems: a wet basement and a bowing basement wall. Daniel already had three sump pumps that just weren’t getting the job done and didn’t know the best way to fix the bowing wall.

After the inspection, a plan to fix both problems was made. Heavy-duty power Braces zinc-plated steel beams custom-fit to any basement wall were suggested to stabilize the wall. Along with supporting the wall in its current position, the PowerBraces also allow for the possibility to improve the wall by tightening them during dry seasons. Then Waterguard around the perimeter of the basement and two Triplesafe pumps (due to the size of the cellar) were to be installed to keep the basement dry. The solution allowed for all water to go directly into the Waterguard and then flow to either of the Triplesafes to be pumped out of the basement safely and efficiently.

Daniel was very pleased with the job and was reassured that his basement wall was now more structurally sound and that his basement would stay dry.

Work Requests From Rutland, VT
Project Location: Rutland, VT
I had minor water filtering to the basement last summer during the floodings. It has never happened again. I want to make sure it does not happen again before I do some work at the basement
Project Location: Rutland, VT
I have floors that have settled and are no longer even and need ro be reinforced.
Project Location: Rutland, VT
Last year we had about 2 inches of water come up from the gap shown in the photo attached. We would like this sealed.
Project Location: Rutland, VT
Uneven floors in addition of old house, failing crawl space supports, bowed load bearing beam in crawl space. Questionable supports in main house basement section
Project Location: Rutland, VT
House is sinking at one corner. Possibly issue with foundation. Would like someone to come out and take a look and see if this is something your company would fix. You waterproofed my basement and installed new poles last year. And I was very happy with the work you guys did.
Project Location: Rutland, VT
Water issues would like a sump pump estimate
Project Location: Rutland, VT
Need a quote on waterproofing the basement
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Leaky foundation, wet basement
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I have a finished basement and when there is snow melt with heavy rain water comes in up through the floor on one corner of the house and drains towards the rest of the basement.
Project Location: Rutland, VT
Water leaking in through basement foundation.
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I have a wet basement and looking to see if I can get it dry.
Project Location: Rutland, VT
Foundation issues
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Inspection of basement Let cold air , damp , wet , moldy
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Basement in 1950s ranch. Seems to have had moisture issues before. Wanted to possibly waterproof and finish some spaces for workouts and crafts
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We have two square holes in our basement floor, about 1sqft each. During the last heavy rain we got about 2 weeks ago now, we had about 3-4 inches of water in the basement that we decided came up from those holes. I'd like to find out what they're for and if we can have them covered or plugged to stop this from happening again.
Project Location: Rutland, VT
Add egress window in basement
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Water seepage in basement and mudroom
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My field stone foundation was damaged in the Ludlow flooding.
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Very wet basement. Definitely need vapor barrier installed... and possible foundation repair or other interventions if recommended.
Project Location: Rutland, VT
It is raining heavy in Rutland and I have water leakage into my "finished" basement on the wall that faces uphill land.

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