As a waterproofing company in business since 1974, John's Waterproofing has experience helping generations of homeowners solve and prevent basement moisture and flooding issues. We have been recognized not only by our satisfied customers but also by organizations like the Better Business Bureau over the years for our hard work and success!
As the area's authorized dealer, we use patented waterproofing products that have successfully repaired hundreds of wet basements in Vancouver and Greater Portland, as well as the US Court House in Eugene and the President's Mansion at Linfield College.
Worried about water and its negative effects in your basement? Let John's Waterproofing perform a free estimate and let you know how to keep your home safe and dry. Call or click below to schedule your estimate today!
This family wouldn't even go down into this space, they had a whole downstairs that no one wanted to look at. Our team came in and installed silverglo insulation, a wall system and flooring. The family was so happy they finished the space and now they have a new bathroom they use daily!
This space went from run down and unusable. After our crew was done the family had a functional area they could use for years to come!
This homeowner had a beautiful finished basement but this last year the wall was softening and has a strange dark area. When our team came out to inspect they discovered that this was due to a large concentration of wet soil behind the basement wall on the exterior. Over time water began to work its way through the concrete wall and now the family risked damage to the finished walls of their home. Our team came in and placed not only a drain system to collect this water but also installed our patented Bright Wall panels to ensure the walls of the basement remained strong for the life of the house.
Our jobs are primarily repairing older homes from water damage, but more and more often we are doing work on new homes. As we are educating more construction professionals as to why basements and crawlspaces leak, they are calling us out for new construction. This work prevents problems from happening.
Woody had sealed off this small area of his house and enclosed it to cover a wet and unsightly basement wall. After enough cracking and mold, he decided it needed to be handled. Having already used us to encapsulate his crawlspace, we were the first and only call this homeowner made. We repaired the crack and installed our lovely Bright Wall panels to finish the space and make it functional for the home owner.
Your damp or wet basement can cause more than just a headache; these issues can create bigger problems like mold, mildew, rot, structural damage, and a variety of health problems. If you’ve noticed any of the symptoms below, you might have a basement water problem.
Our complete basement waterproofing system includes all the solutions you need for a dry, comfortable, odor-free basement; no matter what’s causing your issues. We offer many solutions for your home, including sump pumps, basement drainage systems, dehumidifiers, crack repairs, vapor barriers, and more.
If you think you have a basement waterproofing problem, request a professional basement inspection today. We will send one of our certified basement waterproofing specialists to visit your home and conduct a thorough inspection of your home’s basement foundation. Our experts have won multiple awards from Angie's List, the BBB, and other organizations for our service and ethics, so you can be sure you're working with the best when you choose us!
John's Waterproofing fixes leaky basements in Oregon, in areas like Hillsboro, Gresham, Springfield, Corvallis, Albany, Lake Oswego, Bend OR, Longview WA and neighboring towns and cities. Contact us today for a free wet basement repair estimate.
Other companies might try to sell you on inferior basement waterproofing solutions. Our products have been developed, patented, and perfected by Basement Systems®, Inc. -- the world's largest network of basement waterproofing contractors.
Heavy equipment is brought in to dig out the entire perimeter of the basement. New drain lines are installed, and sometimes a waterproof coating is applied to foundation walls. This waterproofing strategy is expensive and often damages lawn and garden areas. Exterior drains are prone to clogging with silt and roots over time.
This drain line is installed underneath the basement floor, just inside the foundation walls. The hidden drainage system brings water to a sump pit, where a sump pump automatically pumps it outside. Also known as a French Drain, this system is not prone to clogging; it’s reliable and easy to service.
A hollow plastic baseboard is installed along the base of basement walls to form a drainage channel that directs water to a sump pump system. A baseboard-type drainage system is sometimes recommended when the basement slab is too thin to accommodate a French Drain.
This waterproofing technique involves "painting" basement walls and floors with a waterproof, cement-based coating that's supposed to seal out moisture. Even when applied correctly, this thin membrane usually fails in response to prolonged hydrostatic pressure from outside the foundation.
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