Basement Waterproofing and Crawl Space Repair Services in Philadelphia, PA
For over 30 years, Jamison Basement Waterproofing has been serving the residents of PA and NJ, offering the best solutions for wet basements, problem crawl spaces. Jamison Basement Waterproofing is the only company in offering the Healthy Basement and Healthy Crawl Spaces certificates. With proper maintenance, certified basements and crawl spaces are protected against future problems by the best waterproofing technologies in industry.
Jamison Basement Waterproofing is proud to be the sole authorized, and certified Healthy Basement Crawlspace Contractor for the areas of Syracuse with the Grate Products National Contractor Network.
Jamison Basement Waterproofing Services in Philadelphia, PA
At Jamison Basement Waterproofing, we offer a variety of services from foundation repairs to basement windows. We offer the following services in your area:
The Levels of Healthy Basement and Crawl Space Protection
Jamison Basement Waterproofing offer several levels of Healthy Basement and Healthy Crawl Space protection, each designed to address specific problems. Steve Andras, the company’s founder holds several patents for innovative basement waterproofing technologies that are now used all over the world.
6 Levels of Healthy Basement Certificate
Whether your basement just smells musty and springs a leak when it rains, or gets inches of water during heavy rainstorms, there is an HBC Protection Level to address these issues effectively and permanently. (Graphic)
6 Levels of Healthy Crawl Space Certificates
Dirt-floored, vented crawl spaces are a source of many problems. From foul odors and pest infestation, to mold, dry rot, and structural damages. Jamison Basement Waterproofing offers 6 Levels of Healthy Crawl Space Certificate guaranteed to address all these problems, protect your home’s structural integrity and your family’s health. (graphic)
Why Customers in Philadelphia, PA choose Jamison Basement Waterproofing
There are many reasons why you should trust Jamison Basement Waterproofing to fix your wet basement or foundation issues, among many other residential problems. Here are just a few reasons why we’re the best choice:
- Over 30 years of experience and reputation in PA and NJ – we are a company you can trust.
- Locally owned and operated.
- The most advanced waterproofing products available.
- Jamison Basement Waterproofing’s founder, Steve Andras, personally developed a patented basement drainage process called GrateDrain™.
- The most certified waterproofing specialists (CWS) in the Northeast. Our 3 certified basement waterproofing specialists are available to address even the most challenging basement issues.
- Expertly trained project managers who design best-in-class systems and oversee every Jamison Basement Waterproofing project.
- Fully insured – we carry general liability, truck insurance and all our employees are covered by worker’s compensation insurance.
- Basement Health Association member
(CSRS) Certified Structural Repair Specialist on staff.
Completed Jobs from Philadelphia, PA
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September 23, 2020
Old Chestnut hill basement / stucco the walls / new drainage system with sump pump and entire new basement floor ..
September 23, 2020
Old Chestnut hill basement / stucco the walls / new drainage system with sump pump and entire new basement floor ..
March 14, 2020
May 25, 2020
Steve C fixed 1,000 of crumbling walls in the Philadelphia area so he knew exactly what would satisfied this homeowner . Steve recommendations was to rough-cast the basement walls which is a process of adding a wire mesh to the walls mechanically fastening to the stones , than applying 2 coats of cement ..
July 20, 2020
Wall parging before/ After
March 06, 2020
Project manager Steve C went out to do a free basement inspection . Steve C provided the homeowners with a healthy Basement level 1 . We installed the GrateDrain drainage system ( French Drain ) at the floor wall joint where ground water was seeping in the basement. We install inspection ports along the GrateDrain system so we can access it in case of a problem, but it's rare for the system to clog and the GrateDrain system has large drain openings to prevent clogs.The GrateDrain system will drain the ground water to the GrateSump and the GrateSump will pump the water into the sewer Line , which is code in Philadelphia.Now the homeowner has a dry basement !
March 14, 2020
Project manager Steve Custus went out to meet with the clients and after reaching out to the engineer and reading his report , Steve and the engineering firm came up with a solution to support the homeowners foundation and prevent any further floor sagging .The solution we provide was pouring new footers to add support columns, sister of joist a new sump pump to take care of the ground water seepage ..
February 28, 2020
Project Manager Steve C went out to take a look at the concerns the homeowners were having with the sagging floors and cracked floor joist . Steve told the homeowners you can usually remedy sagging problems yourself by Ã¢â‚¬Å“sisteringÃ¢â‚¬Â new joists alongside the existing ones (this also works for stiffening bouncy floors) Steve also recommendation was to add 3 new 4x4 support columns placed on 16x16 solid concrete footers ..First crew Foreman Robert remove electrical cables, pipes and other obstructions. If this is difficult (it often is!), consult your local building inspector ...If a crack or sag is isolated to one area, the sister joist should extend at least 3 ft. on both sides of the problem area. But itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s usually best to run the sister joist over the entire span. When the sagging joists are level, apply a generous bead of construction adhesive to the existing joist. After we was all finish the clients noticed a big difference !
March 02, 2020
Project manager Steve Custus went out to meet with the Philadelphia homeowners , after asking the homeowners a few questions and based off his findings Steve recommended a healthy basement level 1 . This will give the homeowners a lifetime warranty from ground water seepage along the front wall of the basement...The homeowner finally has peace in mind thanks to Jamison Basement Waterproofing.....If you live in Philadelphia and has a wet basement please give us a call a 215-885-2424
February 19, 2020
Jamison Waterproofing project Manger Steve C gave the basement a complete waterproofing. Inspection to ensure that rotting wood would no longer be an issue for the resident. Steve provided the homeowner with a level 1 healthy basement certificate .GrateDrain is a specially engineered piping system designed specifically to solve wet basement problems ..The GrateSump pump is the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most reliable sump pump on the market .
February 05, 2020
Project Manger Brandon G went out to inspect the basement and a design a solution for the water leakage. Brandon noticed two corners in the basement water coming in from the walls ( stone foundation) and water coming up where the floor in the wall meet . He provided the homeowner with a level 1 healthy basement certificate for protection from the water coming in from the walls and up through the floor wall joint .Now that the homeowners have a dry basement they can refinish their basement with peace in mind that their investment is protected .If you have a finish basement with a water leak please give us a call at Jamison Basement Waterproofing 215-885-2424
February 06, 2020
The engineer report stated that the supports could not handle the weight being placed on them by the home above, ( no footer ) which would likely cause more problems later on if not dealt with soon. Her basement was also damp . Project manager Steve C came out to design a solution based on her needs Steve knew she needed a solution that would prevent the floor above the basement from sagging any further ..Crew leader Victor install a new solid concrete footer 20x20 to support the new 4x4 wood post that will be able to hold the load of the building . Victor also install a GrateSump pump with the GrateDrain drainage system to relieve the hydrostatic pressure off the wall as well . He also coated the walls and floor with a waterproofing coating ..
January 24, 2020
Project Manager Steve C provided the clients with a Custom Level 1 Healthy Basement Certificate. This consisted of a sealed full perimeter GrateDrain (drainage system ) moisture blocking coating on the walls ,We also installed a dual chambered GrateSump liner with a single 1/3hp FastSump pump with a high water alarm. We also installed a high efficiency dehumidifier to keep the humidity in the basement below 50%. A new radon system to go along with new glass block windows . Last we coated the floor with a moisture blocking epoxy..
March 08, 2019
Project Manager George S. went out to meet with the clients and recommended we install a interior drainage system ( Grate-Drain )with a new Grate Sump Sump Pump . The sump pump will discharge the water from below the basement slab into the sewer line.Now the Philadelphia homeowners have a dry basement.
May 16, 2018
Project Manager Ed suggested a full crawl space encapsulation. A crawl space encapsulation is an amazing way to transform your crawl space into a healthy, livable, and dry usable space. The white 16 mil vapor barrier seals and protects the crawl space from outside elements of nature. It helps to reduce energy usage, improve air quality, gets rid of odors, and reduces the presence of mold, bugs, mice and other critters. After discussing the options, the homeowners agreed to move forward with solution. Derek Price crew was on the job to ensure the installation was successful. The homeowners were given peace of mind knowing their home was relieved of the musty odor smells. The homeowners also gained about 300 sq ft of useable storage space ...
November 30, 2017
Jamison Basement Waterproofing expect Steven Custus went out to meet with the Philadelphia homeowner. Steve recommended the GrateDrain closed drainage system to take care of the ground water problem, along with the GrateSump pump which can remove up to 2400 gph of water from the basement . To solve the moisture from the walls we first clean the walls with a mold neutralizer than we applied a moisture vapor barrier to the walls , this vapor barrier will channel any future wall leaks down into the GrateDrain system . Far as the entry door wall leakage we installed a GrateTrench to capture any water leaking from under the basement door . Now the homeowner has a dry basement ! Project Manager : Steve Custus Crew Foreman: Dwight Custus
November 22, 2017
13year Basement specialist Steve Custus visited the homeowner and discussed waterproofing options and plans with the Homeowner. Steve was patient and thorough, he explained how each product would help the basement stay dry all the time . The Grate Sump and Grate Drain will take care of the ground water and the moisture vapor barrier will protect the basement from wall seepage.The installation crew installed a vapor barrier on the basement walls. The moisture vapor barrier is made with a thick plastic that keeps moisture out of the basement , and also prevents mold growth and wall rot.We also applied a Waterproofing coating to the foundation walls were we didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t install a drainage system . Now the homeowner can use the basement for storage without fear of things getting ruined ...Project Manager: Steve CCrew Foremen: Khain C
November 20, 2017
Project manager Steve Custus went out right away to do a full basement inspection and from that basement inspection him an the homeowner came up with the solution to prevent water from entering the home by installing the GrateDrain award winning sub floor drainage system . GrateDrain has large openings in it that allows water from the floor to easily enter and drain after entering the drain the water will be removed from the home by the homeowners existing Sump pump .To provide 24hr protection from pump failure and power outage we installed a battery back to give the homeowner peace in mind . Crew Foreman: Dwight Custus
November 08, 2017
Project Manager Steven Custus provided the customer with a Level 1 Healthy Basement Certificate. This consisted of a partial GrateDrain drainage system and It also included a dual GrateSump liner with a double FastSump 1/3hp pumps . Now the homeowners have a Dry Basement thanks to Jamison Basement Waterproofing ! Project Manger :Steven CCrew Foreman: Derek Price
November 09, 2017
Project manger Steve Custus went out to take a look at the problem and discovered that the water was seeping into this basement through the wall-floor seam. To correct this issue, GrateDrain system to drain groundwater to a GrateSump sump pump before the water can reach the basement interior. Also we installed full vapor barrier to protect against any wall leaks, Steve also noticed a window rotted so he recommend replacing with a new Glassblock window . Now that the wet basement isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t a issue anymore this home will be off the market ASAPCrew Foreman: Dwight C Project Manager Steve C
November 03, 2017
Project Manager Steven Custus evaluated the basement and suggested a (Closed) perimeter drainage system as well as a moisture vapor barrier on the walls. Dwight C and his crew installed the GrateDrain around the interior perimeter of the basement to collect ground water and channel it to the existing Sump pump. Steve also recommended installing an egress window drain to protect the egress window from over flowing with water.Now the property homeowners can refinish the basement and start renting it out.
October 31, 2017
Jamison Basement Waterproofing installed a closed sub floor drainage (Grate Drain) system on the 3 perimeter walls to protect the basement from ground water seepage. We also installed a moisture vapor on the walls to protect the future finish basement from any wall leaks . To ensure that the basement would never flood even during a power outages we installed a back up inverter . Last but not least to control the moisture in the basement and to protect against mold growth we installed a high volume high efficient dehumidifier to keep the humidity below 50% .The project manager Steve Custus was on sight throughout the whole project and crew Foreman Dwight Custus ran the job . The end results Wes another dry basement all ready to be finished in the near future.
May 17, 2017
Project manager Steve Custus recommended full vapor and Grate Drain (Drainage System) that ties into the homeowners existing Sump pump for quick discharge...
September 27, 2017
Jamison basement expert Steve Custus went out to meet with the homeowners. After listening to their concerns he recommend full vapor barrier on the walls to protect the homeowners future finish basement from moisture and any future walll leaks .The vapor barrier will drain any wall leaks down into the GrateDrain (Closed) Drainage system. 9 Year veteran Crew Foremen Dwight Custus and crew took their time installing the complete closed drain system to reduce humidity and promote an healthy basement.No the homeowners have the peace in mind that their ne finish basement IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ll be free of ground water`seepage for the life of the home..
September 27, 2017
Project manager Steve Custus went out to meet with the client , and shortly after hearing her concerns he knew immediately what would solve her problem. Steve recommended a high volume high efficient dehumidifier that could the entire basement square foot . This unit will run less but do the job more efficient and save the homeowner money in the long run ....
September 11, 2017
A finish Basement is a dream to many homeowners with young children ! Project manager Steve Custus went out to meet with the homeowners and recommended a full perimeter (closed ) Drainage system with inspection ports for future maintenance. Steve also recommended full vapor on the walls to protect the finish basement from future walls leaks and moisture. The clients also went with the Grate Sump that can remove up to 2400 gallons of water per hour . Last but not least we installed a egress escape window which is code if your looking to finish your bas In Philadelphia. Now the homeowners have the peace in mind that their new finish basement will be projected from ground water seepage.
July 07, 2017
Project manager Steve Custus met with the renters and came up with a plan to fix this water problem once and for all . After other companies fail attempts on fixing the problem Steve knew exactly what to do he proposal a Grate Sump / Grate Drain Drainage System and a walk vapor barrier to Chanel wall leaks down into the drainage system ..Now that Tony was able to get the problem solved he now has happy tenants. Jamison basement waterproofing also offered Tony a service agreement where they will revisit the property once a year to make sure everything is functioning properly..
May 17, 2017
Project Manager Steve C recommendations were full vapor barrier with Grate Drain drainage system that will channel all ground water to the GrateSump . This solution offers a lifetime warranty!
May 18, 2017
We provided a Crawlshield encapsulation system. We also installed a Santa Fe high volume Dehumidifer to keep the humiduty down in the space. We also installed a drainage system in the crawlspace that was taking on water . To save the homeowner one engery cost we use closed spray foam for insulation . Now the new homeowners have a healthy home .....Thanks to Jamison Basement Waterproofing
August 30, 2017
We provided him with a level 2 Healthy Basement Certificate. This consisted of a partial GrateDrain drainage system along the front wall with a vapor barrier. We also installed a Fastsump pump system that can pump 2400 gallons of water an hour .
August 01, 2017
We provided the clients with a Healthy Basement level 5 systems which included a Grate Drain full perimeter system 2 Grate Sumps a sante-fe high volume dehumidifier and full complete vapor barrier on the walls ..
May 26, 2017
We provided the homeowners with an air-tight heavy duty crawlspace encapsulation system the will reduce moisture/ Radon gas and bugs entering their home through the dirt crawlspace. You could notice the damp moisture smells starting to go away soon as the project was complete .. 9 year Veteran crew Foremen : Dwight C with the great work !
May 20, 2017
We installed a full perimeter Grate Drain Drainage system with full FinishShield vapor barrier on the walls and a GrateSump
March 16, 2017
Our project manager Steve went out and met with the homeowners and recommended a Grate-Sump system with Grate-Drain Drainage system across the front wall with full vapor barrier to channel any wall leaks down into the grate drain drainage system. Now the homeowners can refinish their basement ..With peace in mind !!
February 10, 2017
Project Manager Steve Custus went out and met with the homeowner and provided her with a quote to encapsulated the entire crawlspace plus close up any open vents , we even add spray foam insulation to keep the floors up stairs warmer during the winter month .. Problem Solved !
February 06, 2017
Project Manager Steve Custus went out to meet with the homeowners in they stress the fact that they will be remodeling their basement in saw signs of water seepage and wanted to invest in the best drainage system on the market . So we provided the homeowners with a Grate-Drain system that will collect water below the slab and channel it to the new Grate Sump . We also protected the walls with a moisture and vapor barrier now they can finish their project knowing they have a Waterproofing system in place if they should ever need it
September 22, 2014
Project Manager Steve Custus went out and talk things over with the new homeowners and to bring the high levels of moisture down he recommended a high volume high efficient dehumidifier. We also coated the walls in floor with a moisture blocking concrete paint . To give the Basement a nice clean finish look !
January 16, 2017
Project Manager Ed recommended Grate - Drain Drainage system with a new Grate Sump in the low spot to capture the ground water seepage and will discharge the water into the sewer ( Philadelphia code ) as you can see in the photos after our system was installed the basement began to dry up almost immediately !
December 21, 2016
We installed a complete encapsulation system to reduce humidity and moisture in the home coming from the crawlspace. The encapsulation system completely seals off the dirt crawlspace from the home . Now the damp smell above the dirt crawlspace will go away , and now Mike has a healthy home .
December 23, 2016
Project Manager Steve went out and once he took one look at the dirt crawlspace he knew something had to be done , not only because of the rodent problem but because of this family's health . One major problem with Dirt Crawlspaces is that radon gas can easy passed through it and can enter the building envelope which is extremely unhealthy. Now that it's encapsulated the problem is solved !
November 23, 2016
Project manager Steve went out to meet with Robert . Robert who is confined to a wheelchair told Steve how he was upstairs when he heard somebody trying to enter his home through the basement Windows and how the window was still broke out and the wind comings through the window it blew the heater polite out so he didn't have heat right now . So Steve seen the pain in Roberts story so he made a few phone calls and by 3pm Robert had all new glass block windows and he was able to now call peco to get his heat cut back on ..Problem solve !
November 05, 2016
Steve knew right away what to propose after hearing the customers concerns. We cleaned the walls than Parged them. After that we patched areas of the floor with concrete and coated it twice. Steve even referred a company to Sam to remove his old oil tank properly. The job turned out great.
Our project Manager Ed went out and told Kathy she could kill two birds with one stone by replacing her old leaky basement Windows with new glass block air tight security windows and we could also duct her dry to the outside . So it was a know brainer Kathy went along and got the work done and she love the windows and now doesn't have to deal with the high humidity after every use of her dryer anymore . Problem solved !!
November 15, 2016
We install our high efficient basement dehumidifier that's doesn't require dumping any buckets plus covers over 2,000 square feet so it will take care of this basement easily. Far as the walls we applied to coats of a cement mixture waterproofing coating to the walls as a Moisture barrier plus it leaves the walls looking really nice .
October 31, 2016
We provided the new homeowner with a high quality , high efficient basement dehumidifier that can remove up to 90pints of moisture a day from the basement air . The homeowner also like that fact that they didn't have to dump any buckets the until drain the condensation right into the basement Sump pump .
October 10, 2016
We installed a new Grate sump with Grate-Trench across Belico door area to capture any water trying to enter basement and redirect to the Grate sump pump . The Grate sump will pump the water into the sewer line which is code in Philadelphia.
First our certified waterproofing specialist Steve went out to talk to the homeowner about the issues she was having in the basement and educated her on the effects of having a damp basement has on the whole home . So first we have to remove all this old and rotten finish material than installed a high efficiency dehumidifier to bring the humidity level down below 50% after that we will clean down the very old stone walls than apply a vapor barrier / wire than parging . This will give the walls a nice clean look . Now along the front wall where there is a active ground water leaking we installed our Grate Sump with Grate drain to channel ground water seepage to the Sump pump this will insure she never has a leak again and that area .
September 24, 2016
Project Manager Steve proposal Grate Drain drainage system with a new Grate Sump on one wall where the water was coming seeping and we also ran vapor barrier to protect against wall leaks 4ft high that will drain any wall seepage into the perimeter drainage system . Now the Church can use their lunch room again !
September 28, 2016
After our waterproofing specialist Steve Custus went out to look at the issues he recommended replacing the other waterproofing company's drainage system with our Grate Drain patent drainage system that can handle large amounts of ground water efficiently. We also installed a new Grate Sump pump with a built in pump stand in air-tight Sump lid . Now that the ground water problem is taking care of it the homeowners have peace and mind .
September 15, 2016
We totally encapsulated the entire crawlspace and sealed it off from the home , than we even installed a high efficient dehumidifier for moisture control and coated the basement walls and floor to seal moisture out . Mr. Murphy said this might be the best room in the house now .
August 03, 2016
Small drainage system with full vapor Barrier and a sump pump !
August 16, 2016
New fast sump with 1/3 hp pump we also painted a few areas on the wall where paint was pealing to give was a clean look . I didn't charge him for the paint touch up
June 30, 2016
Santa-fe advance 2 / painted walls
June 07, 2016
Drainage system one wall / sump pump / Santa-fe