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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
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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
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Crushed Stone Basement Floor in Saint Albans, Vermont

Crushed Stone Basement Floor in Saint Albans, Vermont

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Crushed Stone Basement Floor in Saint Albans, Vermont Crushed Stone Basement Floor in Saint Albans, Vermont

A Saint Albans, Vermont homeowner contacted Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems, with interest in the encapsulation system. One of our trained system design specialists visited the home to see if the product was the best fit for the space, take measurements, and provide the homeowner with a FREE project proposal and estimate. Next, our team of installation specialists visited the home to install the system. First, they installed the Drainage Matting to channel any water underneath towards the drain, to prevent pooling of water under the CleanSpace. Next, the specialist installed a SmartDrain, that collects and drains the water below. This system also includes a WaterWatch Alarm to alert you if there is ever an issue before the water begins to flood out of the system. Lastly, the team installed CleanSpace Liner on top of the Drainage Matting. CleanSpace has a 25-year warranty against rips and tears, this durable 20-mil poly-reinforced liner converts your crawl space or basement into a usable storage area.

This space is now protected from flooding and humidity for years, making it more usable, clean, and will prevent molding. Call 855-DRY-TIME, to schedule a FREE ESTIMATE and get your basement or crawlspace encapsulated! 

Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofing in Saint Albans, Vermont

Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofing in Saint Albans, Vermont

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Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofing in Saint Albans, Vermont Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems Waterproofing in Saint Albans, Vermont

A nice couple purchased a  home in Saint Albans, Vermont and one of the first things needed was to replace a very old, insufficient sump pump.  They could see the water line on the basement walls, where the water had reached in prior years, with the old sump pump.  They gave Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems a call at 855-DRY-TIME ) and set up a free estimate.  The system design specialist proposed a TripleSafe SumpPump to handle the job.  Now installed the homeowners are at ease, knowing any water will quickly discharge out the system, away from the home.  

Leveling of a concrete walkway in Saint Albans, Vermont

Leveling of a concrete walkway in Saint Albans, Vermont

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Leveling of a concrete walkway in Saint Albans, Vermont Leveling of a concrete walkway in Saint Albans, Vermont

Matt Clark's Northern Basement Systems performed a poly level injection on a customer's walkway and concrete stairs in Saint Albans, Vermont.  The customer had an uneven sidewalk and a concrete step that leaned to one side.  After treatment of poly level concrete injection, both the walkway and steps are now level and safe to walk on.

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Certified, Highly Trained Professional Basement Waterproofing, Foundation Repair & Crawl Space Repair Company Serving Saint Albans, 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 Saint Albans, 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!

Saint Albans, 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 Saint Albans, VT
Home Show in Saint Albans, VT Provides Answers for a Leaky Basement

Pete W. was combating a leaky basement in his Saint Albans, VT home. While attending a local home show, Pete discussed his problem with several members of the Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems family. Their knowledge and demeanor impressed Pete and scheduled a free inspection of his home with waterproofing expert Justin Lanfranconi.

Justin recommended several products to solve Pete’s water issues. After Pete agreed, Northen Basements team installed an entire waterproofing system. Lateral pipes and discharge lines transport water, and a SuperSump sump pump removes the water. IceGuard protection stops frozen pipes from flooding, so a Vermont winter won’t reverse Pete’s repairs.

Pete is glad he attended the home show and found a waterproofing company that he can trust. 

Homeowners in Saint Albans, VT Reinforces Basement Ceiling and Wall

Greg and Judy W.’s Saint Albans, VT home showed signs of structural disrepair in two places. Sagging support beams and floor joists hung from the ceiling on one side of the basement, and on the other, a concrete wall was bowed and crumbling. Since Greg and Judy could see these issues, they must be serious. They found Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems online and decided to contact them to set up an appointment. Foundation expert Michael Doherty conducted a free inspection of the home and communicated his findings.

Foreman Neil Sayers and his team installed several products to give Greg’s basement the support it needed. They used four steel Smart Jacks to reinforce the drooping support beams and floor joists. To fix the wall, they used ShotCrete, which effectively sprays concrete through a hose at high velocity instead of placing it into a form, and is very handy for an upright surface like a wall. They also attached three PowerBrace wall supports to counteract the inward pressure and help straighten the wall over time.

Greg and Judy were glad for a solution to their problem, and they had a friendly team of experts around to fix it properly! Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems is, in their eyes, the go-to company for structural issues in the home. And while they hope they are all set for now, they can trust the team again in the future if need be!

Homeowners in Saint Albans, VT Protect Basement Against Gutter Water

Gutters are supposed to protect the home against rainfall. But for Jason and Lisa C. of Saint Albans, water leaving the gutter downspout actually compounded their basement’s leakage problems. Jason and Lisa typed “basement waterproofers” into Google and found Matt Clark’s Northern Basement Systems. After browsing the website, the couple decided this looked like a company they could trust to fix their wet basement problem. They set up an appointment for a free estimate and inspection with waterproofing expert Justin Lanfranconi.

Justin informed the couple of the trouble their gutters were causing, and advised them to incorporate a solution with a brand new waterproofing system. Northern Basements team came out to complete the repairs. They installed a SuperSump sump pump, discharge lines with an IceGuard anti-freeze device and a LawnScape drainage outlet. Together these products remove water and carry it a safe distance away from the home. The IceGuard ensures that frozen pipes will not be detrimental to the system. To fix the gutter issue, the team attached a RainChute downspout extension. This way, instead of dumping water right next to the house, saturating the ground and allowing water into the basement, gutter water would be discharged at a safe distance.

Jason and Lisa were thankful that the team of experts identified the water sources and solved their problems with the new system.

Work Requests From Saint Albans, VT
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Water comes up through basement floor and corners during large influx rain. I have 2 pumps in basement that work constantly.
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Looking to upgrade our sump pump
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We have noticed our baseboards and trim pulling away from the walls over the summer
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Wet basement in Georgia Shore. Looking for suggestions and solutions! Thank you!
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Pool patio settling in some areas
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13x26ftx1ft repair Foundation in the garage. Want to know how is with and without the old Foundation removal
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I own a older home that was transported to my property years ago and placed on a poured foundation. foundation has major cracks and leaks when it rains bad. one wall is pushing in from freezing in the winter
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Hello, my husband and I just recently purchased a house in saint albans, VT. The previous owners recently had the interior foundation sealed, but our inspector recommended having the outside foundation sealed as well. We were hoping for an estimate on this. Thank you!
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Recent Water Damage , Pretty Sure It Made Its Way Into The Crawl Space & Basement, Need Someone To Take A Look-see, Please?
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Old stone foundation. Couple areas that are bowing and cracking
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Cracking in basement floor and wall. Wall crack lets in water. Looking for repair of these. Interested in having a finished basement, or more useable space. Looking for recommendations and your advice on improvements and updates such as waterproofing. Unable to open door leading to garage, is this related to basement foundation. Would like an estimate. Thank you.
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Structural repairs and insulating to floor joists and crawl space.
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Hi, I am the purchasing this home and had it inspected this week. Cracks in the foundation were found, and the likely cause is that the concrete slab in the garage (which is bumpy and cracked [failed]) was not properly drained underneath. I have a Need, a Want, and a stretch consideration. Need - garage slab replaced and the cracks in the foundation evaluated. It appears that they are connected, but of course want it looked at. Want - the front portico quoted for a raising (it's sloping down) Stretch consideration - the basement has 6ft ceilings, so i'm just curious if there's anyway to know without jacking if the floor is at the footer or if it can be replaced at a lower height. I can provide the inspection report if it's of any help (it has pictures) Sorry for the long message! Thanks! ~Chandler
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Have multiple issues in basement including cracks, water, mold. Separate foundation issue in actual basement- lower foundation crumbled to outside.
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Would like to make the basement of my 1890 folk victorian home a cleaner, dryer, and less drafty space. The space is very cold in the winter and very humid and musty-smelling in the summer. The floor is cement with areas that become dark and damp to the touch. There are two pits in the floor - one is a sump pump pit with a hardware store sump pump (but no convenient outlet for water), the other pit's purpose is unknown and has filled with water and flooded 1/3 of the basement before. I am also interested in having some cement repairs done, new basement windows installed, and considering smart jacks for additional support.
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Old 1960s home. Built on cinderblocks, water entering through cracks in jointing compound/ cement. Easily accessible in basement of home, digging required for exterior walls on back side of house as well as left side. (Left side if looking at home) front wall and right wall are covered by addition and deck. Financing is a must.
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We have 2 vertical cracks in our basement wall. One on our north wall and one on the south wall. They have began letting water leak by into our basement.
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I recently purchased a home in Georiga, VT. It is a cinder-block foundation and there is definitely water leakage. I'd like to know what could be done to solve this problem. Thanks
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Crawl space insulation
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My mom is selling her home. She has damage to 1 side of the foundation wall and wants to know how much it will be to get it fixed. Thank you.

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