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"Very well. Everything done in five days. My property was respected in that floor coverings were placed and everything was left clean. I am very pleased with the" work done. The price was also very good. I highly recommend
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came out and gave us a quote, and we set up date of service. Hit a snag when the crew could not access the area above the room so they could" coat the ceiling. So regrouped, got a new quote and they came out the next week. They took out part of the ceiling so they could access the roof area and got the spray foam up in that are as well as the knee walls and slope. Also made a number of small holes in garage ceiling to allow for dense packing of the cellulose. They cleaned up well and the sheetrock person came back on 2 days to complete the repairs and make sure a second coat was applied. The room is noticeably more comfortable (in the 90's outside this week and the room is now comfortable) and we look forward to it being better in winter as well

-Michael A.

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Mold in a basement is a common problem. My company helps people with this every day. Some of the answers you received were helpful but not all the information is correct. First, you need to eliminate the two main ingrediants that mold needs to survive. The first one is water intrusion. This is a must. I am assuming you have no water intrusion as you make no mention. The second componant that needs to be eliminated is moisture. Moisture is also humidity. Basements need to be kept airtight in the summer months. Some folks have posted that you need air flow in your basement. Nothing could be furthur from the truth. When you open any windows for example, not one micron of air goes out of the basement, Warm humid air is sucked into the basement. Houses suck air into the basement and it meets the cool surfaces and skyrockets humidity. The windows must be kept closed and a dehumidification device installed to ensure humidity stays below 60% humidity. The dehumidifier should be energy star rated and purchasing a seperate humidity guage is a must to monitor the unit's progress. We like to keep our customer's basements at 50% humidity. This eliminates the smell that is active mold spore growth. Once the water and humidity is brought under control. Remove the organic materials that have mold on them. Walls, sheetrock and studs that have been affected. Follow the advice of previous posts as you must ensure that you do not affect the rest of the home. Once removed, install new walls using as much inorganic material as possible. We also install vapor barrier over the walls and seal the floors to stopwater vapor transmission into the basement. Poly plastic is not a acceptable vapor barrier. It is not "zero-perm" and will still allow moisture transmission. It will also crack and break into pieces over the years. A PVC liner rated "zero-perm" is the correct product in this application. Depending how large the basement is and if it is sectioned off will determine the dehumidifier strength. We use the Santa Fe line of dehidifiers as they are super energy efficiant and work like a dehumidifier on steriods. I hope this helps and I wish you the best in Basement Health!
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Where is the home located, what is the exterior wall construction and type, how is the space heated?

 

It could be a whole host of different scenarios that would generate that result.  It is nearly impossible to tell but I would say that most basement moisture problems are a result of bulk moisture intrusion or condensation issues. 

 

Given the deep and hard winter this year, it could be a condensation issue that hadn't previously been shown.

 

 

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Basement Waterproofing reviews in Auburn

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was great, they were on time clean efficient responsive.... i have had the system for almost a year it works perfectly haven't had any issues. I would definitely use them again
- Lauren N.
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completely finished
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except for carpeting and tile. Everything was done to our satisfaction using high quality materials. Anything that we weren't completely satisfied with was rectified immediately . The installer, and his crew, were very easy to work with and treated our house as if it were their own. A lifetime written guarantee against mold and mildew was provided by the company. We had one slight problem with a switch for the ceiling lighting that we discovered after the job was finished. After calling the company, we received a call from the installer that day. He later came and fixed the problem. We have received many compliments on the completed job. I would highly recommend
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- Richard W.
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spent an adequate amount of time in both my basement and an outdoor walk-around of my house. I was pleasantly surprised to find out from him that we do not need any basement repair services at this time. He recommended a number of external landscaping, water drainage, grading, and patio improvements but said that our basement is good at the present time. His advice seemed practical and doable, and in addition to making suggestions he recommended people we could contact to get the work done that his company does not perform. I learned a lot from his business and appreciate the time he spent, despite the fact that it did not lead to a sale for his business. This did not seem to bother him at all and he was pleasant to work with.
- LYS B.
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The work was excellent
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and their crew was very professional. I will highly recommend
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for any waterproofing and plumbing services they provide..
- Mark F.
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y They were not on time, they brought parts form other jobs, they put in a cheap sump pump they, they tore up the yard the workers fought with each other using foul language. They did not back up their warranty as what was done did not fix the problem. I would never use them or recommend them. The wife was nice to talk to but that did not fix the problems and the husband and owner would not back up his work and found ways around the warranty. We just could not deal with fighting with him so we just let it go and due to his lack of honesty and poor workmanship I would not trust him or his company to even fix the problem. I don't think he has a clue, but like to talk like he is very experienced. We have had a lot of contracted work done being a home owner for years but this I can say was he worst experience we ever had. We felt like we were taken to the cleaners.
- John P.
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Estimate was given and was exactly what I paid. The owner and his son showed up on the appointed day and did the work in a matter of 3-4 days. They had a large fan that kept the dust to a minimum and cleaned up after each days work. Both were very careful not to track dirt in & out of the basement while working.
About two weeks after they completed their work we had a bad storm in the area and rec'd quite a bit of rain. I watched the new sump-pump they installed and it was filling up then...woosh... it was all gone and the water again began to fill it up. Checked all the walls in the basement and none of them were wet so... basement is now dry!!! YEA!!!
- KENNETH H.
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The inspector was knowledgeable and professional. He did not try to sell us on a whole new system and instead was able to explain why we had the water problem in the one specific area. He recommended how we could go about fixing it, which would cost a lot less than putting in a whole new system. I would highly recommend this company as they were honest and did not try to sell us on a whole new system, which we do not need.
- Lori S.
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came out to give me an estimate of what the cost would be to get rid of the standing water in my backyard. They were not the cheapest estimate but also not the most expensive. His idea was to not
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an ant with an elephant and to work on this problem an an iterative manner. His thought was that hooking up my two back downspouts, one of my upstream neighbor's downspouts and running a french drain along the west side of my back property would take care of 90% of the job. That estimate was about $3800. I indicated to him after receiving that estimate that I wanted to expand the french drain so that it also spanned the length of the side yard (it had always been wet from my neighbor's drainage into my yard as well as her AC condensation line that just dumped into my yard. Essentially, with the French drain extending the length of my property on the west, I would be catching all of the water that was draining dow hill from my neighbor's property to the west. Before agreeing to add new costs to the job, he scheduled a meeting with me and his work supervisor to evaluate the grade of the side yard and whether this was necessary. I really appreciated that. We ended up connecting the neighbor's front downspout as well as one of my front downspouts, and extending the french drain all the way up to my front porch. This added about $2000 onto the cost of the job.
There were a few other companies I had come give me and estimate and none were as circumspect about finding the right balance between solving the problem but not over doing it (and thus, spending too much money). I had other companies that wanted to put french drains on all 3 sides of my yard with 4 catch basins, which I understand now would have been like killing an ant with an elephant. One of the reasons I chose this company was because I appreciated the iterative approach. I also liked that they were a "drainage" company and not a landscape company. I wanted to work with a company that knew what they were doing when it came to drainage. I also liked that they said they were going to use 4" white heavy duty PVC pipe that would last the lifetime of the house. The black corrugated piping was only going to last 5-10 years at which time I (or the new owner) would have to replace it. I wanted to do this job once, and I wanted to do it the "right" way.
Once I received approval from our
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(which was quick), he had me on the schedule and started the work 4 days later. They finished 98% of the work within 2 days, and it looked really nice. We had a huge rain the day they finished and I had standing water in a variety of places which I took photos of and sent them along.
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came out the next day and had his crew dig up a part of their job and made an adjustment at no charge. For the french drain that spans the length of the property, they laid basic stones on top of the pipes, but then laid decorative river rock and flag stones that double as stepping stones. It looks really nice. There is still about a 10 foot area that still needs decorative stone and flagstone laid, but they said they would be back in the near future to finish that work. I had not planned to spend almost $6000 on this work, but I'm very glad that we extended the $3500 job to also take care of the side yard moisture/ small ponding problem. They made sure that the decorative stone and flagstone matched the color of the house and stone I had used to create a decorative S-pattern in the backyard. There is a small upward slope near the back of the backyard and I couldn't understand how water would move upward through that pipe, so I called
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and he was very gracious about meeting me that day after work to explain the work they had done. He explained that when they
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pipes, they measure to ensure they have at least a 1% downward grade. So they had to dig deeper into the landscape as the land sloped upwards to ensure they still had at least a 1% downward grade. I also asked him about the black material they wrap the french drain in because I was noticing some of that near the top of the decorative stones. My concern was that the french drain was right there at the surface, and he explained that the french drain was at least a foot below the surface and what I was seeing was landscape fabric that could be trimmed. I know I'm always leery about the quality of a company's work these days, but I have enjoyed working with
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and his crew. They did everything they said they were going to do and they did it in a quality manner.
I look forward to our next monsoon!
- Carrie D.

Waterproofing Contractors in Auburn, WA

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A Better Crawl Inc

PO Box 4355
Bremerton

AAA Handyman Specialists

5709 110th St. SW
Lakewood

AAA Renovation Pros LLC

3201 SW Avalon Way #41
Seattle

Advanced Construction &Remodeling

12218 4th Ave Ct E
Tacoma

AJA Construction

343 19th Ave
Seattle

All New Again®

15408 Main Street
Mill Creek

All restoration solution

12158 se 212th ct
Kent

ALLIANCE RESTORATION, INC

PO Box 319
Redmond

Alyn Murray Contractor Services

4714 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle

American Property Solutions LLC

E60 Way to Tipperary
Shelton

Andy Construction LLC

2333 NE 94th St
Seattle

AR JOYCE REMODEL, INC.

2922 21ST AVE S
Seattle

Atlas Services, LLC

1416 NW 46th St.
Seattle

Axis Custom Builders

19318 29th Ave SE
Bothell

Better Builders

2701 California Ave SW
Seattle

Bevan's Inc.

4320 196th St SW
Lynnwood

big oceann painting

25623 162 pl se

Black Diamond Blasting

12237 14th Ave S
Seattle

Blue Pearl Construction

15199 SE 276 PL
Kent

BODINE CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC.

6009 212th St SW
Lynnwood

Burrows Asphalt

12920 Juanita Dr NE
Kirkland

BURROWS ASPHALT SEALING

12920 JUANITA DR NE
Kirkland

C&S Construction LLC

3256 S. 360th St.
Auburn

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Cantrell Masonry Restoration & Construction

9516 121st Ave NE
Lake Stevens

Carlisle Classic Homes

7353 15th Ave NW
Seattle

Carter Developing

4310 N Orchard St.
Tacoma

Cascade Valley Construction

12447 Military Rd
Rainier

Cavaliere Construction Co LLC

1880 136th Pl NE
Bellevue

CIRQUE BUILDING

3400 36TH AVE W
Seattle

Classic Insulation & Pest Control

1404 Riverside Dr
Mount Vernon

Clean Crawls

3707 124th Street NE Ste A 1
Marysville

Clean Green Restoration

120 State Avenue NE
Olympia

Combined Construction, Inc.

4493 Russell Rd Ste G
Mukilteo

Concrete Sealing Solutions, Inc.

5420 Kitsap Way
Bremerton

Crawl Space Cleaning Pros

109 S. 25th Street
Tacoma

Crawl Space Solutions

8118 Stinson Ave
Gig Harbor

Crawlspaces & Attics NW

22032 244th Ave SE
Maple Valley

Croach Services

12919 NE 126th PL
Kirkland

Crystal Clean Pressure Washing

7724 40th st. w
Tacoma

CRYSTAL SODA BLAST

PO Box 686
Kent

Custom Paint and Home Repair

16541 Redmond Way Bld C
Redmond

Custom Plumbing and Home Remodeling

19115 189th Pl NE
Woodinville

Cutting Edge Construction Today LLC

2818 NE 178th St
Seattle

D & D Elite Builders, LLC

Marysville
Marysville

Dales Helping Hands

1737 NW 56th St
Seattle

DOCHNAHL CONSTRUCTION INC

16442 SE RENTON ISSAQUAH RD
Renton

DreamCatcher Remodeling, Inc.

14102 77TH AVE NE
Kirkland

Earl Zackery Construction

P.O. Box 94784
Seattle

Ed Heuss Co LLC

5420 Kitsap Way
Bremerton

Ellisport Engineering, Inc.

20501 81st Ave SW
Vashon

Emerald City Tile & Stone

2024 172nd St SW
Lynnwood

Estate Renovations llc

14915 38th Dr SE Unit O1131
Bothell

Estimable Construction LLC

5608 239th St SW
Mountlake Terrace

Experience Northwest

PO Box 58494
Renton

FJ Painting & Maintenance

1713 1st street
Marysville

GREENWOOD INTERNATIONAL

7353 148TH AVE NE
Redmond

Holm Handyman Service

11012 Canyon Rd
Puyallup

Honeydew Construction LLC

4015 South K Street
Tacoma

Horizon Building Inc.

8624 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma

HORIZON HARDSCAPES & CONCRETE

11925 11TH PL SW
Seattle

Howie's Home Improvement LLC

3624 PHINNEY AVE N.
Seattle

Infinity Construction & Design

5720 112TH ST
Puyallup

InterContracting

5223 18th Ave SW
Seattle

J&F CONSTRUCTION inc

11205 GREENWOOD AVE N
Seattle

Jackson Remodeling Sound Seismic

7543 15th Ave NW
Seattle

Jay Construction

4442 S 176th St
Seatac

Jeff Bones Enterprises

1312 18th St NW
Puyallup

Jim Dandy Sewer & Plumbing

903 N. 128th Street
Seattle

Jon Kelly

412 S. Lafayette Street
Bremerton

Just 4 U Construction

PO Box 82455
Kenmore

K Hudcon Construction Inc

2808 E Thomas St
Seattle

KCMA and Services

20622 54th Ave. west
Lynnwood

KELLEY HOME SERVICES LLC

2817 Jahn Ave NW
Gig Harbor

Kelpman Construction

PO Box 881320
Steilacoom

LaBouff Landscape

7433 Mazama ST SW
Olympia

Luxtom Homes

306 S. 7th st
Tacoma

Maintco Inc

11020 120th Ave NE
Kirkland

Marek Industry

PO Box 234
Tacoma

Mattila Painting Inc

14911 Chain Lake Rd
Monroe

Matvey Construction

PO Box 183
Mercer Island

May Valley Excavation

18001 Renton Issaquah Rd SE
Issaquah

MC Home Inspections

900 Meridan E. Ste #19-182
Milton

MC2 Foundations Inc

PO Box 88387
Steilacoom

McCready Remodeling

2304 NE 9th St
Renton

MCDOWELL PILE KING

18905 84TH AVE S
Kent

MCLENDON HARDWARE INC

440 RAINIER AVE SO
Renton

Millennium Builders Inc

8318 13th Ave NW
Seattle

Modern Home Improvement Inc

6325 Martin Way E
Lacey

NAYCO Construction, LLC

14209 50th Ave SE
Everett

New Dimensions Construction

7945 45th Ave S
Seattle

New Green NW Construction

4725 Shilshole Ave.
Seattle

NORDIC CONSTRUCTION, INC

106 55TH AVE E
Tacoma

Northwest Concrete Enterprises Inc

15205 Cedar Grove Rd SE
Issaquah

Norton & Associates

22407 87th ave west

On Time Home Services

2507 Highland ave
Everett

Pacific Quality Construction

10405 SE 172nd St
Renton

Pacific West Construction & Maintenance LLC

3240 15th Ave W Ste11
Seattle

Patrick Taylor Construction

5012 N Whitman St
Tacoma

PREMIER REMODELING Corp.

1202 BlackLake Boulevard Southwest
Olympia

PTI Construction

4509 74th ave ct w

Puget Sound Insulation & Drywall

229 Tacoma Blvd
Algona

Quintana and Sons

3323 SW 344th St
Federal Way

Rain Pros Inc

1402 Lake Tapps Pkwy E
Auburn

Remington Services

PO BOX 12436
Everett

Renovation & Remodel Specialists LLC

7704 176th St SE
Snohomish

Revolution Custom Builders

2143 N Northlake Way
Seattle

Robbins & Co

818 SW 142nd St
Seattle

Scalise Renovations

112th & Canyon Road
Puyallup

Schauer Northwest Inc.

14523 SE 167th St
Renton

Sewer Friendly, LLC

23930 Highway 99
Edmonds

Sharp Landscape

7724 40th st w

SHEARER PAINTING

2720 6th Place S
Seattle

Shenandoah Company

29641 196th Ave SE
Kent

Side-Sewer

PO BOX 137
Mukilteo

Sound Waterproofers Inc

16300 Aurora Ave N
Shoreline

SoundView Construction

10904 21st dr se
Everett

Spartan Services, Inc

760 107th St S
Tacoma

Standard Insulation & Removal, Inc.

12908 12th St SE
Lake Stevens

stratton construction

6201 332nd St E
Eatonville

Sunrise Contracting LLC

P.O. Box 11147
Olympia

Tuckers Cabinets Co

1625 M St NE
Auburn

Tug Man Can

2645 Rainier Blvd
Puyallup

VanCleave Homes

@gmail
Tacoma

Vic Steiner Carpentry Inc

4701 237th Pl SW
Mountlake Terrace

Waterproofing Plus Inc

PO Box 70496
Seattle

Watson Contracting LLC

PO Box 862
Monroe

WeHoneyDo.com Service Companies

10035 Main St
Bothell

Westhill Inc

12810 NE 178th St
Woodinville

Workbench Building + Design LLC

3636 47th Ave SW
Seattle

Wu Construction

1709 139th Pl NE
Bellevue

Your Home Management

20003 Fremont Ave N
Seattle

Your Home Management

20003 Fremont Ave N
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