Proudly serving Southwestern Ontario including London, Windsor, Chatham, Sarnia and nearby
Carl joined the Advanced Basement Systems' team in 2017.
He has a background in Insurance as well as Construction. Carl also is a volunteer fire-fighter! He enjoys spending spare time with family and coaches youth football.
Carl offers inspections on homes with wet basements and crawl spaces. His great attitude makes him easy to work with and he ensures clarity for all his customers. Carl enjoys working with people and especially loves to see the final result when the job is done. He is a hands-on learner.
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Problem: This century-old home had the challenge of mixed foundation types as well as varying levels. The basement leaked even during moderate rainfall which caused excess humidity and all the problems associated with an excessively humid environment.
Solution: With our interior waterproofing process, we were able to successfully and permanently fix this leaky basement. We waterproofed the leaking walls, improved the drainage in the space and also installed a sump pump more than capable of helping to keep the basement dry.
Challenge: These homeowners’ crawl space was always damp and humid, creating musty smells in the home.
Solution: This home is in a low-lying area with a high water table. Here’s what we did:
We levelled the uneven ground and installed drainage matting which helps move water into the newly installed crawl space sump pump, the SmartSump™. To seal the crawl space from the ground and the outside environment, we installed our super heavy-duty vapour barrier and sealed to the exterior walls with spray foam insulation. The last part of the repair is installing vent covers and sealing the crawl space access.
What a transformation!
This unsealed crawl space had very high humidity which was causing problems in this Dover Centre home. The issues in the crawl space were manifesting throughout the home: musty smells and drafty, cold floors in the winter.
Our team completely sealed the crawl space; now it’s healthy, clean, dry and efficient.
If you would like a clean, dry and efficient crawl space, please call us for your free inspection and estimate, or submit your information online. 866-277-1277
Challenge: When it comes to repairing crawl spaces, people usually reach out to us for one or a combination of the following reasons:
Musty, funky smells
Excessive dampness or humidity in the home
High heating and cooling costs
Structural problems (such as sloping floors)
These homeowners in Port Lambton did not want to face another winter walking on icy cold floors in their home. The previous owners attempted to create a more efficient and comfortable home by installing rigid wall insulation to the exterior foundation walls and stuffing fibreglass insulation into the floor joists above… but these efforts are completely ineffective in an unsealed crawl space.
Solution: Our team encapsulated the crawl space, completely sealing it off from the outside environment. We then applied spray foam insulation to the exterior walls. The Canadian product we use is Polarfoam7300, it seals air leaks, preventing intrusion and providing insulation. It adheres permanently to all materials, is waterproof and won’t degrade, compress, or lose its R-value as other insulation types can.
These Windsor, Ontario homeowners had enough with their leaky basement - They were tired of the damaged walls, floors, and musty smells. They wanted a clean, healthy, comfortable and DRY environment.
Our team waterproofed the leaking walls, installed a radiant wall barrier to help reflect the heat back into the space and updated their sump pump system. Now, even during the heaviest of rains, their basement will be nice and dry - and their entire home healthier!
This Windsor home had a cold and leaky basement for years causing an unpleasant musty smell, mould and a high level of humidity. The entire home was affected by the undesirable basement environment: high heating costs, foul smells and a constant concern about the next rainfall.
- Waterproofed the leaking basement walls
- Installed a powerful sump pump
- Finished the space with ThermalDry® Basement Radiant Wall Barrier to help reflect heat (up to 97%) back into the basement.
Now the homeowners have a dry and healthy basement… and they never have to worry about leaks, damp smells or mould growth again! If you would like a permanent solution to your wet basement woes, please contact us to arrange for a free estimate: 866-277-1277