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Musty crawlspace in Portland Oregon

Musty crawlspace in Portland Oregon

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This crawlspace was dirty, musty and full of stagnant wet air. Our team came in and removed the debris from the crawlspace, provided appropriate drainage and completed the system with our patented SaniDry dehumidifier. Now the air in the home is cleaner and healthier and the crawlspace is safe from mold and rot. Next week this crawlspace will receive spray foam insulation to better regulate the homes temperatures and increase energy efficiency throughout the home. 

Waterguard Install in Portland, OR Basement

Waterguard Install in Portland, OR Basement

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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!

Crawl Space Supports In Portland, OR

Crawl Space Supports In Portland, OR

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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. 

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Dependable Crawl Space and Mold Damage Repairs in Portland, OR

John's Waterproofing is proud to serve our area because we’re committed to customer service. Our team of professional technicians use quality products from the best manufacturers in the business. We want to work with you to find a solution that will work best for you.

Crawl spaces can easily fall into disrepair if left unchecked, accumulating debris, dirt, and in severe cases, pests and rodents. Don't let your crawl space get that far and call the experts at John's Waterproofing to get the job done right the first time and save you the headache of a major project. Our vapor barriers and thermal insulation will ensure that you seal moisture and bugs out while keeping the area clean, dry, and energy-efficient. 

Major signs of crawl space problem

  • Sagging floors
  • Condensation
  • Mold
  • Wood rot
  • Foundation cracks

Having problems with mold damage on your wooden support beams in your basement? Mold can be damaging to wood over long periods of time and be a costly project to fix. By calling the professionals at John's Waterproofing, we can catch mold problems in their early stages and repair them so that they don't turn into a larger, more expensive problem. 

Reliable Basement Waterproofing and Sump Pumps in Portland, OR

TripleSafe sump pump for installation in Portland, OR

If you're having problems with your basement's waterproofing, then it might be caused by leaky pipes, sump pump failure, or even just flooding during heavy rain. No on likes to deal with water damage in their basement, which is why we're here to help! Our specialists can walk you through all your options so that you can find a solution that will work best for you. 

We offer excellent vapor barriers and thermal insulation to keep your space energy-efficient and dry while sealing moisture and bugs out. Our TripleSafe sump pumps are uniquely designed with a primary pump, a secondary pump, and a battery operated back up pump. Give yourself the peace of mind you deserve and trust your home to the local experts at John's Waterproofing!

Expert Basement Refinishing in Portland, OR

Thinking of refinishing your basement? Then waterproofing it with the professionals at John's Waterproofing should be the first thing on your list! Whether you're refinishing your basement or not, installing waterproof walls, floors, and other great products to keep your basement dry will prevent a lot of problems further down the road. Our EverLast wall panels have lots of fantastic features such as:

  • Unlike drywall, there is no painting required
  • EverLast wall panels are 197% stronger than drywall with stud construction
  • No studs or special contraptions are needed for hanging things
  • Highly dent resistant 
  • Partition panels are finshined on both sides
  • Cannot be damaged by moisture and will not support mold or mildew growth
  • The only system with a warranty against water damage

John's Waterproofing has the tools and the expertise to get your job done right the first time. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff and certified technicians use want to help you find a solution that will work best for you. Call us today for a free estimate!

 

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Job Stories From Portland, OR
Wet crawlspace in Portland

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. 

Natural spring leaking into basement

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. 

Crawlspace Encapsulation and p

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. 

Musty Smell in the Basement in Portland

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. 

Everlast well install in Portland

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. 

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Basement Finish in Portland, OR

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.  

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CleanSpace in Portland, OR

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. 

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Basement Puddles in Portland

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.  

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Leaking Window in Portland, OR

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. 

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Basement Flooring in Portland, OR

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. 

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Basement Wall leaking in Portland

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. 

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Wet Basement in Portland, OR

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. 

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Waterproofing Combined Space in Portland Oregon

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. 

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Tight Crawlspace Access in Portland, OR

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!

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Clean Space Encapsulation in Portland Oregon

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. 

 

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WaterGuard System installed in Portland, Oregon

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.

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Finished walls hide a larger issue in Portland

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. 

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The tunnel in Portland OR Raleigh st

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.

Finishing a basement in Portland Oregon

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.

Work Requests From Portland, OR
in Portland
This rental home has a sump pump installed in the crawlspace. I would like to have it checked to be sure it is working properly
N Atlantic Ave in Portland
We're planning on finishing our basement. We have what we believe to be minor basement water issues so we feel it's worth the investment to sure it up and finish it. We want to use the space as a finished rec room with new bathroom and bedroom so it's a major project. Our house is 1940-ish construction.
N Kilpatrick St in Portland
Our finished basement floods in heavy rain, and slightly damp all winter. Had a quote a few years ago but have since done a little more investigating and have better idea what we need so hoping for a new quote and to start some work in next month or so.
N Kilpatrick St in Portland
Our finished basement floods in heavy rain, and slightly damp all winter. Had a quote a few years ago but have since done a little more investigating and have better idea what we need so hoping for a new quote and to start some work in next month or so.
in Portland
We have 2 support beams in our basement, one is supported by 2 uprights, the other only by one. The less supported one sags 11/16 over 8', and we'd like a secondary support installed. I have a screw Jack in place to keep it from sagging further currently. Thank you.
in Portland
We are considering purchasing a house on NE 18th, we would like to finish the basement and would like your estimate on what it would take to ensure a dry basement. Is this something you could do in the next week or so?
Southeast Taggart Street in Portland
We have water coming into our basement in one location and are planning to finish the basement area into livable square footage.
in Portland
Our unfinished basement has water flowing in, through some cracks in our cement walls.
Se Lee Avenue in Portland
Standing water under the house and major moisture and mold inside the home
NW Stark Ct in Portland
Water leakage issue in crawlspace
Northeast Sumner Street in Portland
Looking to convert a crawl space into a finished area. Are you able to provide a quote for this?
in Portland
We gutted our basement to refinish it. During the winter time, we have been letting it sit to see if there were any water issues. We have found small puddles in the middle of the floor, away from the walls, in one area - only after some very heavy rains. The storm drains are on the other end of the house. We were going to have the basement floors polished but until we can stop the water issue, we are at a stand still. I have pictures as well. Thank you
in Portland
Small seepage areas through concrete walls in unfinished basement on West and South walls.
in Portland
Small amount of water entering the basement.
in Portland
Basement waterproofing prior to remodel
N. Fessenden St. in Portland
Mold issues in the basement. Want to prevent long term damage.
in Portland
I have an area of my finished basement that becomes wet when it rains heavily
SE Tolman St. in Portland
Moisture/mold in finished basement
in Portland
We have a leak in the center of our basement coming from the foundation.
in Portland
Old house with downspouts just dumping water in the ground. Water gets into the basement in one section. I am looking for some waterproofing solutions in that part of my basement.
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