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Basement Waterproofing Lawrence Park, NY

Vulcan Basement Waterproofing In Lawrence Park, NY

Vulcan Waterproofing provides a free, no obligation estimate to analyze your particular problem and determine the solution that is right for YOU! Our services include do-it-yourself information, basement ventilation solutions, loss of power options, and many other services including crack repair, sump pump installation, as well as a pressure relief system for controlling water in the basement while preventing hydro-static pressure build-up in and around foundation walls, which can often be a problem for homeowners with basements in New York, New Jersey, and the Philadelphia area.

French Drains

French drains are underground water management and drainage systems developed and popularized by Henry French, a Concord, Massachusetts judge and farmer, and discussed in his 1859 book, Farm Drainage. Though his actual drainage system predates him by several centuries (the ancient Romans utilized a version), French drains continue to be one of the most efficient and widely used methods of redirecting water today.  Though they have undergone many improvements over the years, French drains continue to be one of the most efficient and widely used methods of redirecting water.

Generally, French drains are used today to protect the foundation of a house or other structure from ground or surface water. Good drainage is important to ensure that a home, particularly a basement, stays dry and free of mold. A wet basement and the associated groundwater accumulation can affect the structural integrity of a home, dramatically reduce the home’s value, and cause a number of health-related problems.

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Testimonials

This was the second visit by Vulcan – the service technicians were very professional and did an amazing job – reviewed the project with me and explained what they were going to do and why they needed to do it – then they started right in and did the work. I would highly recommend this crew to anyone looking to get a water issue resolved in their basement.

Steven B.

Great service, very knowledgable staff and hard working crew! Install went well: 160 linear feet of underdrain pipe and crushed stone with 2 sump pits (one pit with 1 pump and the other upper pit with 2 pumps). Pumps run fine when needed. We now have a dry finished basement with peace of mind. Thanks Vulcan, great job!

Christopher H.

Our basement flooded several times and had water level of up to 4 feet in one corner of the house. Vulcan assessed the situation and added french drains and new sump pump. They were very professional and not too costly. We haven’t had any issues since, this was in early 2000s.

Tom F.