a Unique trench was dug in this basement to direct the water to the pump.
When you pair brightwall without waterproofing system you get a dry nice looking basement!
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We not only adhere to the highest industry standards, we strive to be the industry leader in the home improvement related services we provide. We also use state-of-the-art products and technology which are designed to fix your home. We are the authorized Basement Systems dealer in Clackamas, OR.
One of the constants in Oregon is rain. In order to work, our guys have to get creative on occasion. Yesterday our service technician Harry sent me their solution to working outside! The guys used our plastic sheeting (which we normally use for covering floors to not get muddy) and some plywood to create a dry cover for them to install a trench drain system.
Government camp home got a nasty winter, once the winter started to melt off the homeowner noticed water intrusion coming into the basement and garage that’s where we came in and helped the basement and garage drainage tie together to make this homeowners problem disappear, many people may not connect the dots on snow melt potentially becoming a water issue in their homes. That’s why during the winter it’s important to winterize your home an always be prepared for any ice or snow to become water and to know what that may end up affecting. This homeowner learned his lesson the hard way. It is always good to be proactive when it comes to protecting your home and family.
This homeowner was interested in selling his home and wanted to ensure that his basement would no longer have water intrusion. Water was entering through pores within the concrete walls, creating an unhealthy, damp, and unusable space. After inspection, our inspector, Larry suggested installing our patented WaterGuard System, a new vapor barrier, and a Super Sump pump.
Manuel and his team quickly set out to waterproof Scott's basement and make it dry for the new homeowners. They installed WaterGuard, our patented drain system which collects water from basement walls and drains it to the Super Sump pump that was also installed. The Super Sump was connected with an Ultra Sump back up battery which ensures that should the power go out, the Sump pump will continue to work.
Once our systems were in place, Scott no longer had to worry about water entering his basement. And he could enter the sale of his home confident that his basement will be dry and healthy for many years to come!
Our crews recently went on a job in Rhododendron for a customer who was complaining of water entering into his basement through the walls and cracks in the floor. Our inspector, Marcus suggested installing our patented WaterGuard drainage system and Bright Wall paneling.
Brad and his team quickly went to work to waterproof David's basement and make the space usable again. The team installed our Bright Wall paneling, a semi-rigid, white plastic panels that attach to foundation walls. Bright Wall is designed to work with the Waterguard waterproofing system by directing wall seepage into the perimeter drain and channeling it to the sump pump. WaterGuard is our patented non-clogging system designed to keep the basement dry. It effectively collects wall and floor seepage before it reaches the basement floor.
Once our systems were in place, David no longer has to worry about having a wet basement, and will have a dry, healthy, and usable space for years to come!
This crawlspace was wet, cold and damp and the homeowner was suffering more and more every day with allergies that she believed were due to the mold in her home in the bathroom and a spot in her room. A peek in the crawlspace revealed that there was a considerable amount of mold in the space.
Our crews had to first call and have the mold remediated and the water removed from the space. Once this work was done, our crews were able to come in and get the crawlspace properly sealed.
The job began with removing the bad insulation and vapor barrier, then clearing the space. We installed a sump pump to ensure that they wouldn't have further issues with water, and then encapsulated the space with our CleanSpace Vapor Barrier. The entire job was finished with a Sanidry dehumidifer to regulate the air for a healthier home.
This homeowner called John's Waterproofing because she had creaking/sagging floors and wall and window cracks. Our inspector, Kevin, determined that these problems were being caused by rotting posts. The posts were rotting because there was water in the crawlspace and the wood posts were absorbing the extra vapor. Kevin suggested installing our patented Cleanspace encapsulation system as well as replacing the rotting posts with Smart Jack Stabilizing piers.
Kevin and the team quickly set out to fix the problems in Tracie's crawlspace and started by replacing the old posts with Smart Jack stabilizing piers, which are adjustable steel piers that are designed to stop settling and can raise sagging floors to their proper level. They can easily be adjusted should there be future settling. They also installed our patented CleanSpace system to ensure that water, moisture, or insects/pests would get into the crawlspace and continue to cause structural damage. Cleanspace is a 7 different layer, 20 mil thick polyethylene composition that is also energy efficient.
Tracie is very happy with her new system and can trust that her floors won't sag and that water intrusion will no longer be an issue.
These homeowners were tired of their cold, unfinished basement floor and wanted something that would look great and protect their space from water issues. Luckily, John's Waterproofing had the perfect solution! Our inspector, Jack suggested installing Thermal Dry carpeted basement flooring.
Thermal Dry Floor systems are designed specifically for basements. Basement floors are likely to be wet at some point from either a plumbing leak or a surprise groundwater leak in a heavy rain. The bottom of Thermal Dry flooring has raised pegs to create an airspace under the floor. This feature keeps water vapor from getting trapped underneath the finished floor that can cause odors and mold. Thermal Dry floors are inorganic and will not rot or buckle like wood subfloors.
Kyle and Jen are now very happy with their beautiful new floors, and look forward to having usable space without concern of water issues.
This homeowner had heard of John's Waterproofing before and was interested in the basement waterproofing systems that we have to offer. They also had some concern over the excess water in their basement. Our inspector, Travis inspected their basement and recommended installing Thermal Dry walls, our patented Waterguard perimeter drain, and a Super Sump pump.
Sheryl happily agreed, so Delfino and his team quickly began working to waterproof the basement. They first installed Thermal Dry walls, a flexible material that is installed over the basement walls. It is designed to reflect heat back into the basement space, improving comfort and energy efficiency. Thermal Dry walls work perfectly with the Waterguard perimeter drain by directing wall seepage into the drain. Waterguard is installed in the footing of the basement and collects the walls and floor seepage. It then channels the water into the Super Sump pump. The Super Sump pump runs smoothly and quietly to pump out all water from the basement.
Not that our systems are in place, Sheryl is glad that she no longer has excess water in her basement and can enjoy a new, usable space.
This home had water coming into the crawlspace, and this concerned the homeowner. He called John's Waterproofing and our inspector, Bob came out to take a look. After seeing the crawlspace, he recommended that we install a Super Sump sump pump and Paraseal.
Ramon and his team quickly installed a Super Sump sump pump, which has a built-in alarm system for when water levels rise too high. They also added Paraseal, which is an exterior membrane that prevents water from getting into the crawlspace. Now that our systems are in place, Greg has fewer worries about the negative effects of having water in the crawlspace.
These homeowners called John's Waterproofing because they had water entering their basement. Our inspector, Daniel came out and recommended that we install our patented Waterguard drain system and a Super Sump pump. Once the homeowners agreed to the suggestions, Manuel and his team immediately started work in their basement. They installed our Waterguard system that is placed in the perimeter footing of the basement floor. Waterguard collects wall and floor seepage and directs it to the Super Sump pump. The Super Sump pump pumps up to 2,650 gallons of water per hour and comes with a built-in alarm system for if water levels get too high.
Jake and Chrysten are glad that their basement will no longer have water issues and make unusable space.
Derek called John's Waterproofing because his crawlspace had water in it. Our wonderful inspector, Jack came out to take a look and based on Derek's situation, he recommended installing our patented Cleanspace encapsulation system, a Super Sump pump, and a Lawnscape outlet. Once our suggestions were approved, Juan and his team quickly set out to waterproof Derek's crawlspace.
They began by installing our Cleanspace encapsulation system that comes with a 25-year warranty and is patented against moisture, mold and mildew growth, and acts as insulation. It is installed over the floor and walls of the crawlspace in order to keep out negative exterior elements. The team also installed a Super Sump pump which fits perfectly with the Cleanspace system and is designed to alert the homeowner if water levels get too high. We connected the Super Sump line to a Lawnscape outlet. Lawnscape outlets recieve the crawlspace water and are installed on the exterior of the house to keep the excess water from affecting the foundation. Lawnscape outlets come in three different versions for whatever the need may be.
Now that our systems are in place, Derek can rest assured knowing that water problems will not be an issue in his crawlspace for years to come!
Toni saw one of our service trucks out and about working on another home and knew that his crawlspace needed attention. He called John's Waterproofing to set up an inspection with our inspector Eric. Eric noticed that there was a lot of water intrusion and mold that needed to be addressed. He suggested installing our patented Cleanspace encapsulation system, a Triple Safe sump pump, and Mold-X.
Toni happily agreed, so Demetrius and his team went to work. They first had the mold removed so it was safe to continue our process and proceeded to put in an application of Mold-X to prevent mold from coming back. We then installed our Cleanspace encapsulation system that is patented against water and moisture intrusion, mold and mildew growth, and insects/pests. When installed by John's Waterproofing, Cleanspace has a 25-year warranty. We also placed a Triple Safe sump pump that works perfectly with the Cleanspace. The Triple Safe is a three-pump system designed to meet all pumping requirements. It will even continue to work when the power goes out with its third backup battery pump.
Toni is satisfied with his new system and no longer has to worry about future crawlspace repair necessities.
This homeowner was interested in having their crawlspace inspected because they hadn't gone in there in a long time. They didn't know if there were any problems but trusted that our team at John's Waterproofing could help them and let them know of any concerns that might be present. Our inspector, Carolann found that there was, in fact, a lot of water intrusion, and water was pooling in the crawlspace. She suggested that we install our patented Cleanspace encapsulation system, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier, and a Triple Safe sump pump.
Phil was grateful that he was now aware of the looming problems in his crawlspace and quickly agreed to Carolann's suggestions. Gordon, Demetrius, and the team immediately began working on waterproofing Phil's crawlspace. They installed Cleanspace, a 20 mil thick, 7 layer polyethylene composition that is placed on the floors and walls of the crawlspace to completely encapsulate it. It is patented to keep out all moisture, mold and mildew growth, make the crawlspace more energy efficient, and comes with a 25-year warranty when installed by John's Waterproofing. Once the Cleanspace was installed, Demetrius came in and applied Spray Foam insulation against the walls of the crawlspace. Both the cleanspace and the spray foam act as insulation, and together they create maximum energy efficiency. The team also installed a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier that cleans, filters and removes moisture from the air. It is the quietest and most energy efficient dehumidifier. The dehumidifier self-drains into the Triple Safe sump pump which is a three-pump system designed to remove the excess water.
Phil is thankful for our team at John's Waterproofing for taking care of all concerns in his crawlspace. He now has a highly energy efficient, clean and dry crawlspace.
Our crews recently went on a job in West Linn. The customer called about there being lots of water in their crawlspace and a damaged vapor barrier. The house had an old french drain that was not keeping up with the amount of water coming. So we sent out one of our members to inspect the crawlspace and come up with a plan.
Eric who went out to inspect this customer's crawlspace recommended doing a crawlspace encapsulation with our CleanSpace System. We would install a TripleSafe sump pump that has three pumps to cover getting all water out and our patented WaterWatch Alarm that goes off if water rises above the range to prevent damage. Along with our SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier with a duet filter that removes mold spores, dust, and dust mite droppings. We would also install vent covers and encapsulate with our cleanspace barrier with spray foam around the perimeter of the home.
Our customer was very happy with the solution and now can have peace of mind that water will not take over their crawlspace again.
This customer called because he had a musty smell in his house that he couldn't get to go away. Upon further investigating that smell he started to wonder if it was coming from beneath his house. So he gave us a call to have one of our inspectors come out and take a look at what was going on. Our inspector found sagging old fiberglass insulation with a torn vapor barrier. Water and debris had been getting in the crawlspace causing mud, dirt, and moisture damage to the posts and beams. Causing a musty smell to move up thru the house. We recommended doing a crawlspace encapsulation to prevent future water problems from happening. We cleaned out the crawlspace and sealed the vents, the crew then laid down our terra block that is a foam insulation that is 3/4" foam underneath the cleanspace that completely seals in the crawlspace. Along with the cleanspace we installed our smart sump pump that is specifically made for the crawlspace. This customer was so happy to know he doesn't have to worry about musty smells or breathing in poor air from his crawlspace. He can relax knowing he has a dry crawlspace for years to come.