Clarke Basement Systems Job Stories

Beams in Cottage Crawl Space Worried Owners, Port Elgin ON
Cottage country has its relaxing and enjoyable ups but has its downs regarding its maintenance and upkeep. For example, in Port Elgin, these homeowners noticed that their crawl space had a musty smell and humidity that caused the support beams to soften and sag. They worried their home could collapse, so they avoided going to the cottage for months. After finding Clarke Basement Systems, the price and work that would get done were unmatched. Our System Design Specialist recommended products that would support the home and keep it dry. The systems such as SmartJacks™ and CleanSpace®, supported this home, giving it a brand-new feel. Our clients were delighted with the work and could now enjoy the spring/summer season in a structurally sound cottage.
Lift of a Front & Back Porch in Elmwood, ON
Clarke Basement Systems inspector, Robert, went to this home in Elmwood, ON after receiving an inquiry about repairing various cracks around this home. After a thorough inspection, Robert recommended using Polylevel to affordable repair the areas with unlevel and cracked concrete. The homeowners agreed and an appointment was set for the technician Billy and his team to come out and make the necessary repairs. This resulted in their team lifting areas around the front and back porch. They also repaired an area which sloped away from the home and cracks were leveled and sealed with Nexus Pro Sealent.
Pool Deck Repair in Waterloo
Today we injected a pool deck to improve slope and remove trip hazards. The homeowner was concerned about the areas of their pool that were potentially dangerous due to the cracks and slopes. After calling Clarke Basement Systems and receiving a free inspection they were given the best and most affordable options to repair these hazards around their pool. Installers Billy and his team came out and used PolyLevel to even out the surfaces and level it up so that the trip hazards were removed. It took only 4-5 hours and the lift was nearly 3".  
Lift of a Concrete Slab in Waterloo Home
Homeowner realized some raised areas in their backyard concrete. They were thinking of ripping out and redoing their entire backyard patio area. After doing some research they found an alternative, which was using PolyLevel. Clarke Basement Systems scheduled our installer Billy to go to the home and install our affordable, efficient PolyLevel system to repair the unleveled concrete areas in this homeowner's backyard patio area. The installers lifted a concrete slab on grade backyard patio and sealled it with Nexus Pro. They injected at a 4' depth to insure concerete is stabilized and leveled.
Installing a SmartSump® for a Crawl Space in Wiarton, ON
For those who have a crawl space, we all know that it can sometimes be a nuisance to check on as we must crouch down and get down into the dark area. Although it’s a small area, it has a significant impact on the air of your home and overall functionality so checking on it is necessary. For this customer in Wiarton, Ontario, knew that she was having some difficulties with water in her crawl space and was looking to see if Clarke Basements could give her a hand with her concerns. Our call centre assured her that crawl spaces are one of our specialties! The solution offered to her was to install our patented SmartSump® in her crawl space. The SmartSump® operates the same way a regular sump pump would work in your basement, but it is compacted to fit the small area. A fantastic feature that the SmartSump® has is its built-in WaterWatch® alarm system. This will notify Shirly when there is a flood and activate its draining system.
Pool Deck PolyLevel Injection in Waterloo, ON
These homeowners noticed a void underneath their pool deck which created a breeding ground unwanted critters. After asking looking for solutions and calling many companies, they came across Clarke Basement Systems. After sending out an inspector their critter problem was over in just a few hours. the scope of work for this project included injecting the pool deck to fill the void. Critters had excavated under the deck, with the end goal of obtaining some well needed Critter Control! 
Window Well Upgrade in Ballantrae, ON
Gina T. noticed that her window well was overflowing, allowing water to seep into her finished basement and cause damage to her floor and drywall. She contacted Clarke Basement Systems to help find a solution. Upon inspection, the solution was easy to see. By using our patented Rockwell ™ Window Well and vertical drains, these systems allow any water buildup to release away from the house by creating new drains and a new window well. Now Gina T. can enjoy her dry basement worry-free. Clarke Basement Systems is happy to have been able to assist this Ballantrae, ON homeowner with her wet basement problems.
Bowing Walls Fixed Before it Worsens, Douro Dummer, ON
A basement in Douro Dummer, Ontario, had issues with the basement walls. The Block Foundation walls were bowing in and it could have caused possible Structural collapse of the foundation. The homeowner did not want further damage to the home and knew they would not be able to sell the home without it being fixed.  They called Clarke Basement Systems to find a fix for this issue. Shane O’Rourke, Luke Haverkort and the Foundation Supportworks team came in and used Powerbraces patented foundation wall repair system designed to stabilize failing basement walls and allow for potential straightening over time. They also installed Carbonarmor; a carbon fiber strap conceived especially for buckling block foundation walls to keep the wall from moving again. This customer saved 10’s of thousands of dollars in conventional wall and or foundation replacement and saved the value of the home!   
Unhealthy Crawlspace Evacuates Homeowner ,Oro Medonte, ON
A home in Oro Medonte had a very unhealthy, musty smell all over the home caused by their crawlspace condition. The space was wet, musty,  and starting to mold. Due to obvious health reasons the customer could not use the home in the current condition. Until this problem was fixed the customer could not move back into home. They called Clarke Basement Systems to come up with a solution. Rob Malcomson took a good look and explained to the customer the whole procedure that would be done. Jose Martinez and the team came in and installed Cleanspace encapsulation to separate earth moisture. Drainage matting was put in to allow water to move under encapsulation to sump pump location. Regrading of the dirt floor was done to allow water to flow to the sump pump. We removed the debris to clean up the space prior to encapsulation. Smart Jacks were installed to secure the crawlspace and replace the old beam that was settling. The customer was able to move back into home and the space is now managed and healthy, no smells and supported with warranty.
Storage Space Ruined by Water Leakage, Sutton, ON
A home in Sutton, Ontario had problems in the side split, back wall and crawl space. The floors were wet and they used the spaces for storage. The owner eventually wanted to sell the home but could not, in the condition that it was in. They wanted to fix these problems to make use of the space they had and be able to sell the home for a good price.   The customer called Clarke Basement Systems to put an end to their water problems. They talked to Chris Luke who explained to them what exactly needed to be done.  Jose Martinez and the team came in and installed Thermal Dry Wall membrane on the walls of the basement and crawlspace to direct any moisture or water into the Watergaurd. They installed a Watergaurd with Waterguard ports leading into the installed Supersump. An Iceguard was put in, outside of the house to push out the water away from the home and protect it from cold weather.  The customer now has dry floors, even in 4' high crawl space and they can use their space for storage. This home is now able to be sold when the customer wants to sell. 
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