We installed our Waterguard system in this basement in Portland, OR. The basement was already finished and destroyed by water intrusion. We made sure they would never have that problem again, and could refinish their basement with confidence that it will never leak again!
SmartJack is used to replace rotted out or weak posts. They help to support your home and prevent sagging floors, cracks in your walls, spaces between doors and windows and much more.
This customer called us because every time there was a heavy rain water would leak into the basement and leave puddles on their floor. We installed our patented WaterGuard system and BrightWall paneling making it a dry living space.
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Shawn had a wet basement in his otherwise fabulous Portland home. Our team came in and installed a partial Waterguard system. While this took care of the water coming into the basement, it was not a full solution. During one of our proactive service appointments Shawn complained he still had some damp areas in his basement and odor issues. Our service technician recommended finishing the Waterguard system, and installing a Sanidry dehumidifier to reduce the moisture in the basement. Shawn could finally finish his basement remodeling and add more living space to his beautiful Portland home. We also gave him information about Total Basement finishing and our line of products designed specifically for basement environments.
This job was unique. This home had a basement with an attached tunnel that led to a tool shed. Upon entering the tunnel you were able to see areas where the water came in through tiny cracks along the wall and top of the tunnel. The basement was more of the same, as well as the garage. Considering the house was in preparation for sale, the owners new the problem had to be addressed.
Our company came in and installed our Waterguard system, Drain mat, and a French drain system to address any water that may seep into the home. We also installed Thermadry Flooring and an Egress Rockwell to add a finished beauty to the system.
The homeowners wrote us this lovely letter to talk about their experience with John's Waterproofing Company:
"We are writing to express how completely satisfied we are with all the John's Waterproofing folks who have guided us through the process of finding a solution to our basement woes. It was only months ago that we could be found washing and drying towels after sopping up water from the basement bedroom and garage floors. Since the new waterproofing system has been completed, we have endured several stretches of rainy days without any problems. We couldn't be happier!
Your staff has been especially helpful in so many ways. Jacob Bilyeu deserves a special thanks for conceiving the system that would capture any water seeping through the walls and floors of our basement bedroom, the tunnel leading down to our garage and the garage itself. I have happily explained to family & friends how the network of Thermal Dry, Water Guard & Drain Mat in the basement bedroom collects water that may seep into the bedroom conveying it to the French drain & Drain mat under the tunnel floor, down to join water that collects in the Water Guard on the perimeter of our garage, and out to the gutter. Your technicians have been most helpful in showing me how to flush the system from two access locations; information I will pass on to the new owner of the house. Of course Egress Rockwell adds beauty to the egress window installed by Lifetime Windows.
We also wish to express great appreciation for the flexibility of scheduling that John's showed which allowed us to arrange for All-American Concrete, Lifetime Windows and our carpenter who did the framing in the basement bedroom to fit us into their busy schedules in order for us to get our house on the market in a timely fashion. Allowing our multiple contractors to have access to a John's Waterproofing representative while doing their part of the project was a critical step in interfacing all efforts. For her efforts and cooperation we must especially thank Marisol for helping to make it all happen!
The men who labored hard to prepare our house and install your technology deserve credit as well. Manuel and his crew did great work and took the time to explain how the system would work once completed.
After searching the internet for methods of trying to achieve a dry basement we settled on John's philosophy of directing water that manages to find its way into a house. We will make an effort to share that information with other homeowners who seek the same solution as we did. A good start will be our positive report to Angie's List. Thanks to you and all of your staff for what appears to have been a very successful job! Let it rain."
This house now has a beautiful basement room, capable of withstanding the elements and an amazing warranty to go with it. What was once a problem area is now a unique and beautiful feature of the home.
This home owner knew they had musty smells and guessed they might have some moisture issues. (Aside from the one very obvious window leak. They did not expect what they found behind their drywall. Our crew installed a waterguard drainage system and will also be installing a wall system to ensure water will not get to the finished walls in the future.
This homeowner complained that they have some occasional water in the winter and in heavy rains and some puddles in the crawlspace. They figured that summer was the best time to get it taken care of. Our inspection revealed that the problem was much larger than anticipated. The concrete foundation was crumbling due to constant moisture under this home. The lines on the ripped visqueen and the drainage pipe under the home, show the depths that water has sat during the rainy times. Our crews came and installed a perimeter drain and sump pump to ensure they never had to worry about water issues again.
This crawlspace in Portland Oregon was complete with standing water and falling insulation. She struggled with water coming in from her open vents and the falling insulation was making her home drafty. Lupe and his team came and installed our patented CleanSpace Encapsulation system in the crawlspace and the Triple Safe sump pump. This ensures that our homeowner never again has to deal with an unhealthy and wet foundation and can enjoy a safer healthier home for years to come.
Lupe and his team came in and set to work. The work began by removing Sally's falling wet and moldy insulation. They sprayed and removed the existing mold in the foundation wood with Mold X so that she would no longer have mold moving forward with her new system. Before our crew began work they dried out the space providing a clean work environment to not leave any existing problems that may impact the function of the new system.
Once dry, our team installed our patented CleanSpace Encapsulation system with Terra Block to insulate from the ground up. Our 20 mil thick CleanSpace provides a thick and reliable waterproof vapor barrier. Her system also includes a Triple Safe sump pump with battery backup to keep groundwater at bay. The Sanidry dehumidifier creates an ideal relative humidity year around to ensure healthy breathable air is flowing up into the home year around. Our crew completed the space by insulating all the perimeter walls with spray foam insulation.
The Homeowner called because they had damp walls and musty odors. This left the homeowners not wanting to be in their basement, robbing them of valuable space. Our inspector, Bob, came in and provided them with a free estimate, recommending our patented WaterGuard system and gave them an option to finish the basement walls. Excited to finally be rid of the problem, our homeowner happily agreed.
Manuel H. and his team quickly set to work to create Alan's new basement space. The team went through and installed out Waterguard perimeter drain system. This system ensures that if water does get in to the basement, it's routed into a specific location and directed to our TripleSafe sump pump as opposed to reaking havoc on our homeowner's basement. After ensuring water would no longer be an issue, the team installed BrightWall panels to create a beautiful and bright finished space.
After completing his basement transformation, Alan was over the moon. He was now able to better utilize his space and felt like his home was healthier for his family and thier visitors.
A homeowner in Harrisburg called our office to see what we could do for their wet crawlspace. Our crews went out and first cleared out all debris in the crawlspace. They then installed CleanSpace encapsulation system. CleanSpace will keep any moisture or water vapors from coming into the crawlspace through the floor or walls. This will help lower heating costs for the homeowner and improve the overall health of the crawlspace and rest of the home. Our crews also used Spray foam insulation. Spray foam insulation won't be affected by cold, warm or moist air. It fills in every crack, space, and void, helping reduce energy costs and reduces the risk of mold. A CleanSpace Vent Cover was also installed over the crawlspace vent. This keeps outside air where it should be, outside. This means that no cold, hot or humid air is coming into the crawlspace and causing mold issues. A SuperSump sump pump was put in the crawlspace as well. The SuperSump sump pump not only has a powerful pump that can pump 2,650 gallons of water an hour smoothly and quietly but also has a built-in WaterWatch alarm system that will alert the homeowner to a water problem before any damage is done. There is also now a SaniDry CX dehumidifier in the crawlspace to filter out the air, removing any moisture in the air and ensuring a dry and healthy crawlspace and home. Our teams also installed Smart Jack crawlspace stabilizer to stop settling and raise the floor back to the proper level. This means no more sagging floors or inoperable doors. The homeowner now has a dry crawlspace and a healthier home for years to come.
This homeowner was having problems with roof water entering the foundation. Our inspector Ben suggested installing Downspout Extensions. Pedro and his team quickly installed a Lawnscape Outlet which is an underground downspout extension. It connects your downspout to a special LawnScape Outlet sending water away from the foundation while camouflaging the end of the pipe. It can also connect to a sump pump as a discharge line.
Isaiah is now very happy that water is no longer entering the foundation of the house and likes that the LawnScape outlet is completely camouflaged.
Three homeowners had water migrating through the walls in their basement and called John's Waterproofing out of concern of the negative effects. Our inspector, Travis came up with the perfect solution to help them solve their water issues. He suggested installing Thermal Dry Walls, Bright Wall panels and our patented Waterguard system.
The homeowners quickly agreed to Travis' suggestions and Delfino and his team started waterproofing the basement. They began by installing Thermal Dry walls which improve comfort and energy efficiency by reflecting heat back into the basement space. They then installed Bright Wall panels that turn bare basement walls into bright, beautiful finished walls. Bright Wall panels never need paint or any other maintenance and are designed to work with the Waterguard Perimeter Drain system by directing wall seepage into the drain. The drain then channels the water to the sump pump.
Now that our systems are in place, Ben no longer has water entering into his basement and can enjoy his new, dry and usable space.
In this basement, we installed a waterproofing system, along with basement wall systems. The Waterguard perimeter drain system works to channel water into the Triplesafe sump pump, which will then pump the water out of the basement and into an area far away from the home. The wall systems work to add comfort to the basement, while also acting as a vapor barrier against moisture that can seep in through the porous concrete. They will also channel any water that seeps in higher up on the walls into the Waterguard system as well. This basement is now protected against water, moisture and looks great: the perfect foundation for any basement finishing job.
This home in Portland, Oregon had a basement and crawlspace combination under their home. They both needed waterproofing. We Waterproofed the basement and installed Thermaldry tile flooring since they had planned to finish the basement. Now that the basement was set, the homeowner was able to finish the basement and put up drywall. After they were finished they called us back out to finish the crawlspace section. This presented itself challenging. The access to the crawlspace was a strange one, they had covered it with drywall. It was very small and high up on the basement wall the homeowners had cut out a small space in the drywall so that the crawlspace could still be accessed. Our crew managed to get in the crawlspace though and get the job done! Once the crew got into the space it was not very large either, they installed Cleanspace and Thermaldry wall in the small area to ensure this space would stay dry and clean behind the drywall. The whole space was now waterproof and will stay that way for years to come!
This customer called complaining about water damage in their basement and that they have a hybrid crawlspace area too that collects water that trickles into their basement. Jacob came out to inspect and suggested our full Cleanspace System in the crawlspace as well as drainage and wall systems for the basement. The homeowners were so excited about having a healthy usable space they jumped on the suggestion. Our crews removed all of the wet insulation as well as the torn and dirty vapor that was currently in the crawlspace. Our crews installed a smart drain and perimeter drainage system to prevent catch the water and keep it out of the space. They then finished the space with TerraBlock to provide an extra layer of insulation in the space prior to installing our Cleanspace system and Sanidry Sedona. The crews finished the crawlspace with Spray Foam insulation around the perimeter walls. This will save our customer an average of 30% on their heating and cooling bills over the course of a year. The basement needed a fair amount of work as well. Our crew came in and installed our patented WaterGuard system and finished with walls with BrightWall panels to create a polished finished space.
Water was leaking into this basement causing structural damage to the cement above and under it. This customer needed quick help to get back on track with their home improvement plans. So we sent out one of our team members right away to inspect his basement and determine how we could fix the problem.
AJ went out and inspected the basement and suggested we put in our patented WaterGuard system that goes around the perimeter of the basement that drains water unseen safely away. We would also install our Super sump pump that will remove water out of the basement far away from the house. Along with our FloodRing water tank protection system to ensure a watertight seal that contains flooding and an alarm that alerts you if there is a leak. We finished the walls off with ThermalDry wall that keeps moisture and mold out and helps keep heat in.
He happily agreed to the plan of action and Timothy and his team went right to work. This costumer no longer has to worry about structural damage happening to his home again due to water.
These homeowners called because they had water leaking from the wall in their finished basement. The water was causing damage to the finished wall and carpeting. So they gave us a call to see what we could do before further damage occurred.
Our team member Vincent went out to inspect the damage and where the water was coming from. He recommended that we install our patented WaterGuard system along with our TripleSafe sump pump. Our WaterGuard system drains into the sump pump unseen. While the TripleSafe sump pumps the water out to a safe area away from the house with its three-level pumps that have a backup battery operated pump. With the damaged wall we would demo the half that was effected and install Everlast Wall Restoration for a nice finish.
The homeowners were thrilled to have the problem fixed and not have to worry about water damage again. Along with a nice finish with the EverLast Wall Restoration in the finished space.
This customer called seeking help for their semi-finished basement. While working in the basement it was discovered that water had been leaking in for some time. The flooring had water damage and needed to be replaced.
We sent Eric out to do an inspection of the basement and see what we could do to help. Our team first started with installing a Window Well Duct drainage system, where the water drains down from the Well Duct into your basement drainage system. We pulled up the damaged flooring that was there and replaced it with ThermalDry Elite Dark Walnut flooring that is water resistant with inorganic materials that won't absorb water; Which means they won't swell or rot. They also can increase the temperature of the floor by ten degrees. We also installed our SaniDry XP that keeps the humidity down and filters the air of mold spores and allergens.
Our homeowner can now enjoy their beautiful finished space without worrying about water damage or a leaking basement window for years to come.
This customer called because they had water coming into their finished basement. They wanted an inspector to come out and find where the water is coming from and to fix it.
Our inspector Eric went out and found the water had been leaking from the basement window. Water was coming from outside to the window and leaking down the wall to the basement floor. We installed our patented WaterGuard system along the perimeter of the basement floor. To fix the window leaking we installed a window well drain that goes under the window and drains the water to the unseen WaterGuard system. To which drains the water to the Super sump that pumps the water out and away from the house.
This homeowner can now enjoy his finished basement knowing that water isn't leaking into his basement for years to come.
During the Fall these homeowners started to notice puddles on their basement floor. Every time we would get heavy rains water would leak into the basement and create puddles. They gave us a call for an inspection.
Our inspector Brandon went out and recommended installing our patented WaterGuard system that goes around the perimeter of the basement. Water then drains unseen into the WaterGuard and runs to the TripleSafe sump pump that has three pumps one being battery operated in case of a power outage. It comes with the patented WaterWatch that sounds off an alarm if the water rises above the operating range of the pumps to alert you before damage occurs. It then pumps out a new discharge line we installed. For a nice finished look, we installed our BrightWall paneling.
Now, these homeowners will never have to worry when the next heavy rain hits to find puddles. They can enjoy a dry basement for years to come.
The homeowner knew he needed an inspection of his crawlspace and gave us a call. When our inspector Bob went down he found puddles of water all over the crawlspace.
Bob recommended we do a CleanSpace Encapsulation system to completely seal the crawlspace. We installed a TripleSafe sump pump that has three levels of pumps and a battery back pump that runs in case of a power outage. With our patented WaterWatch Alarm that will sound off if water rises above the capacity of the pump to warn you of an issue before damage occurs. Along with our SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier to keep the humidity down and clean air so moisture and mold can't occur.
This homeowner was so eager for Lupe and his crew to get started. He now has peace of mind that his home is getting clean air and his crawlspace is dry.
This customer called because water was leaking into their basement when it would rain. They wanted a forever solution to the water problem and called us for an inspection. We sent out our inspector to take a look and see what we should do.
Our inspector recommended installing our patented WaterGuard system that goes around the perimeter of the basement unseen and collects water and drains it to a sump pump. We would install our TripleSafe sump pump it has three pump system that protects you from pump failure to much water, and power outage. Along with our patented WaterWatch Alarm that goes off when the water rises above the pump level to prevent damage from occurring. For finished walls, we put ThermalDry Wall up first that reflects heat back into the basement and works with our WaterGuard system. BrightWall paneling went up for a nice basement finished look.
The customer was so happy that they didn't have to worry about water damage occurring to their basement. They can now enjoy a finished space for their home.
This customer called us with a discovered water problem. Water was coming into the crawlspace and was causing moisture and mold spores to grow that it was affecting the walls and air of the house. So we sent out one of our inspectors to see what we could do to fix the problem.
Our inspector went and found standing water in the crawlspace which had started to ruin the old black plastic vapor barrier and create a muddy mess. We would do a crawlspace clean out and remove the wet sagging fiberglass insulation. We installed our crawlspace encapsulation system with our Cleanspace vapor barrier that is 20 mil thick and tacks on the walls of the crawlspace while sealing the vents. We also installed a smart sump pump that will pump all water out along with our SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier that will keep all moisture, dust mites, and mold spores clear from the air you breathe in your home. We then used our spray foam insulation around the perimeter of the crawlspace efficiently keeping warm air in and a nicely sealed space.
The homeowner was so relieved to have us encapsulate her crawlspace and they don't have to worry about water or mold again. They now can relax knowing their family will always be breathing clean air in their home.
This customer called about water getting into her crawlspace and wanting to look into other options into fixing her crawlspace. We went out and replaced her crawl space access well to give better protection and more durability. Before it was a short access that could rust and had a dirt bottom. The door was not properly sealed shut and left the crawl space vulnerable to water, leaves, and pests. The EverLast system is made with long-lasting materials that will never rust, corrode, support mold growth, or rot. No ugly eyesore in your yard. It is finished with river rock to avoid puddling and mud against your foundation. The customer was pleased with how well it blended with her landscape and knowing it was going to last the life of the house.
This customer called complaining of water leaking into his partially finished basement and you could notice a musty smell every time you entered the basement. Our crew installed our patented WaterGuard system around the perimeter of the basement that will properly drain the water into our TripleSafe sump pump. Our TripleSafe sump has two pumps that will run to drain the water while the third pump is battery operated and will come on in case of a power outage to help prevent water damage. Due to the leaking water coming from the wall, it had caused water damage to the sheetrock, insulation, and wood. We installed our B to B panels that are moisture resistant and well insulated to keep your basement warm. Along with waterproofing the basement, we installed new rain drains so that the water would drain out away from the house to help ensure that water wouldn't drain down into the foundation of the home. This customer was so relieved to have his storage space back without a worry of water or moisture damage. He also didn't notice the musty smell anymore coming from the basement.
This homeowner had installed their own sump pump in the crawlspace of their home because they had found water. Over time she had started to notice a musty smell in their home and couldn't find the source of the smell. She finally decided to give us a call and have an inspection done on her crawlspace. Our inspector went out and found standing water in the crawlspace that wasn't draining to the DIY sump pump. While doing the inspection he found mold growth on the foundation wall and floor joists. With continuous exposure to water and moisture in the crawlspace, it takes a toll on the posts and some of the wood posts were starting to rot. Our crew went in and replaced the rotting posts with our SmartJack that is adjustable and made of steel. We replaced the old sump pump with our TripleSafe sump pump; this pump has three different pumps that will adjust to how many run due to the water level. The third pump is battery operated and will run in a case of a power outage. After the installation, we seal the crawlspace with our CleanSpace vapor barrier that is 20 mils thick and has tear resistant. To further ensure that the crawlspace stays dry and moisture free we put in our SaniDry XP dehumidifier that filters out moisture, mold spores, and dust mites. This homeowner felt so relieved to know that they were breathing clean air in their home and the foundation is protected.
This customer called with concerns for their basement wall and the water leaking into the basement. Their basement wall sits against their neighbor's hillside and water is coming from a natural spring leaking into the wall creating the perfect space for mold and water damage. Our crew went in and put in a discharge line and our patented WaterGuard system that goes around the basement and drains the water unseen. The SuperSump pump that has high volume pumping and a built-in alarm that goes off when the water level rises about pump capabilities and is compatible with our WaterGuard system. Due to extreme water damage, we took out the whole wall and installed our ThermalDry wall that helps keep heat in the basement and is made of inorganic material that stops mold and mildew growth. This customer was so relieved to know that water from the natural spring will be properly drained and won't be causing damage to their basement.
This customer called because he had seen our trucks frequently in his neighborhood waterproofing his neighbor's homes. To his knowledge, he had no water problems and his crawlspace was dry but wanted us to come to make sure. When the inspection was done they found standing water in the crawlspace in multiple spots. The moisture from the standing water had been absorbed into the fiberglass insulation and was starting to sag and mold was growing on the support beams. Our crew pulled all the insulation out and removed the damaged vapor barrier. Our crew installed our CleanSpace vapor barrier that is 20 mils thick and tear resistant. We installed our TripleSafe sump pump that has three pumps; two pumps will run depending on the amount of water draining into the sump and the third one is a battery operated pump that turns on in case of a power outage. To help keep the humidity level down we installed our SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier that is the perfect size for a crawlspace. It filters out moisture, mold spores, and dust mites from the crawlspace. This homeowner was so relieved that he had us come check his space and now has a dry space. He can feel better knowing that clean air is coming from his crawlspace and water is being drained properly.