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    Default Basement Waterproofing Contractor

    Does anyone recommend a contractor to fix a leaky basement? I have a couple spots that always get water seeping in. It will need more than just sealing the walls. Probably drains and a sump along with sealing it and possibly some foundation repair. It would be nice to go off of more than a review on Google. Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yoder View Post
    Does anyone recommend a contractor to fix a leaky basement? I have a couple spots that always get water seeping in. It will need more than just sealing the walls. Probably drains and a sump along with sealing it and possibly some foundation repair. It would be nice to go off of more than a review on Google. Thanks.
    I used I*m the Guy and am very happy with the finished product. I feel like they gave an honest assessment (could have said I needed more because of some foundation cracks, but just advised to keep an eye on it but they weren*t concerned). They tied the system into my existing sump pump, after being sure it could handle the water load, so I didn*t have to get another system.

    Haven*t seen a spot of water since. Did have to go with a trench system.

    They have since merged and are https://www.bakerswaterproofing.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by PAMedic=F|A= View Post
    I used I*m the Guy and am very happy with the finished product. I feel like they gave an honest assessment (could have said I needed more because of some foundation cracks, but just advised to keep an eye on it but they weren*t concerned). They tied the system into my existing sump pump, after being sure it could handle the water load, so I didn*t have to get another system.

    Haven*t seen a spot of water since. Did have to go with a trench system.

    They have since merged and are https://www.bakerswaterproofing.com/
    I wound up doing the same thing in my basement. I went with Crawlspace Services of NE PA. They were about $500 cheaper than the next lowest quote. They also included trenching and burying about 150ft of drain pipe for the sump pump discharge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yoder View Post
    I wound up doing the same thing in my basement. I went with Crawlspace Services of NE PA. They were about $500 cheaper than the next lowest quote. They also included trenching and burying about 150ft of drain pipe for the sump pump discharge.

    https://crawlspaceservicesofnepa.com/
    So how much was it total? I need to do it asap.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Metz View Post
    So how much was it total? I need to do it asap.
    Is your property sloping away from the house? A little grading can do wonders. When we moved in, I filled in a few low spots along the foundation and the problem went away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scruff View Post
    Is your property sloping away from the house? A little grading can do wonders. When we moved in, I filled in a few low spots along the foundation and the problem went away.
    I graded (pretty good angle too) away from my wall too - and it didn't change anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Emptymag View Post
    I graded (pretty good angle too) away from my wall too - and it didn't change anything.
    I know it's not the cause of every problem, but it's the best place to start.

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    Default Re: Basement Waterproofing Contractor

    Quote Originally Posted by scruff View Post
    Is your property sloping away from the house? A little grading can do wonders. When we moved in, I filled in a few low spots along the foundation and the problem went away.
    I feel like the properties are in the middle of slope

    That's why I think proper trenching and drainage is a must.
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