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came to see my basement and to give me an estimate. When I decided to hire him, he scheduled the job several days later.
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and three workers started work at 9:30 with a
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hammer to make the hole for the sump pump and basin. They were all courteous and made sure the cleanup was thorough. The completed job looked very professional.
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called in the evening to ask me whether I had looked at the final installation and what did I think. Great job!
- Peggy M.
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arrived promptly for our appointment. We recently had to open up a basement wall due to a pipe leak, and there were some cracks in the cinder block mortar which the mold remediators suggested we have examined. Another company looked at the wall and immediately told me that I needed waterproofing and a sump pump ($$$$).
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was completely honest and explained various options but that he did not think that we needed to address the cracks. He really took the time to explain why he had the opinion that he did, but at the same time, he did not spend an excessive amount of time in our home. His honesty was refreshing and so very appreciated.
I hope to never need to use this company, but I will definitely call them in the future if I need to. I know they would give me an honest assessment.
- Rachel D.
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I initially contacted Mr.
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after a patio contractor refused to honor his warranty, claiming we had a hydrostatic pressure issue under our home's foundation. Mr.
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was immediately skeptical of the claim after asking me some questions about our home's construction, spending nearly an hour on the phone with me. While realizing I did not present an opportunity for any type of revenue generating project, he still chose to visit and inspect our site. This involved over an hour drive each way. Every other basement drainage contractor I contacted agreed that the hydrostatic pressure claim was very suspect, but no other contractor was willing to do what Mr.
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did - inspect the site firsthand and then provide a written statement that our home had no hydrostatic pressure issue. As a certified court witness, he was prepared to stand behind his statement if needed. I repeatedly offered to compensate him for his time spent, and he refused, not even accepting reimbursement for fuel costs.
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's efforts proved invaluable for us. When presented with Mr.
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's statement, the patio contractor agreed to tear out and properly re-install the large paver patio that had cost us tens of thousands of dollars. The re-installation was successfully completed, and the issues with the patio were resolved without any work to our basement or foundation.
While we did not employ
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for any paid services, I believe this serves as a strong testament to Mr.
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's honesty and integrity. I wish all contractors operated with this level of professionalism and integrity.
- Tom F.
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I thought I needed my 100 year old basement waterproofed.
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came out and told me that I didn't need any work done. He said it was in good shape and suggested things I can do to improve the appearance of my stone walls and things I should do outside to ensure that I don't have water issues in the future. He was extremely nice, and I appreciate him not doing work that didn't need done just to make $$. I will definitely keep his business card in case I need something in the future!!
- Dawn W.
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was great. He was on time and very professional. His honesty was refreshing; not trying to sell me something that I did not need and telling me what he really thought I needed, saving me thousands of dollars. He also warned me to be aware of other companies that might try to sell me a drainage system. I would highly recommend
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- Cynthia F.
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The wood repair was made under my front door and several small pieces of trim in the front door area were replaced with a pvc material. The trim work was not caulked; it was very noticeable as you walked up to my front door. When I specifically asked
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to have his guys caulk the new pieces, he refused to, saying there was no need to caulk the new pieces because they wouldn't rot if water penetrated between or behind them. Having gaps between those pieces created an eyesore as you walked up to my front door. The work that was done in my crawlspace was horrible. For starters, the piece of wood under my front door that was replaced had been done from the crawlspace. The worker had removed the insulation under my front door/foyer, but when he was finished with the wood repair he didn't replace the insulation. My front door/foyer area was left with no insulation underneath it. The drain line for the sump pump was supposed to run from the back of my house to my back property line to get the water away from my house. Without my knowledge or permission, the drain line was installed going out the side of my foundation and it ended about a foot away from my foundation. This obviously is NOT getting water away from my house. In fact, the sump pump drain line was located so that it dumped water along the very foundation wall where water was entering the crawlspace in the first place. After the guys dug the trench around the interior perimeter of my crawlspace, they started to cover it with plastic without putting the black corrugated pipe into the trench. I asked them where the black pipe was and they said that
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hadn't brought them any. It was just lucky that I happened to look into the crawlspace to see what they were doing (or not doing) because otherwise they would have covered the trench with plastic and I never would have know that they never installed the black corrugated pipe in the trench. The worker did call
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to bring the black pipe;
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claimed that we had never discussed putting the pipe in the trench when we had.
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' attitude became hostile and aggressive towards me. When quoting the job,
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had explained to me in detail what the pipe looked like and how it would be installed in the trench and I had written it down during our conversation. Once the work began, I think
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was looking to cut corners and figured that since the trench would be covered with plastic I would never know that the black pipe had never been put in the trench.
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refused to install the black corrugated pipe in the drain trench unless I agreed to pay $68 extra. I agreed to pay the additional money just to keep things moving; it just wasn't worth it to argue with him over it. The sump pump had a one inch opening at the top of it to discharge water, and yet the worker hooked it to a one half inch diameter pvc drain line with a piece of flexible hose in between the sump pump and the drain line with no glue, clamps, etc. holding the pieces of hose and pvc pipe together. Any person with common sense knows that's going to be a problem. You can't have an opening one inch wide discharging water into an opening one half inch wide. That is a recipe for disaster. Before I describe the disaster that occurred on 9/13/14 as a result of the faulty installation of the sump pump and drain line, let me explain that I contacted
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numerous times over a 4 month period asking him to please come to my home to inspect the problems with the work that his guys did and to please correct the problems.
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adamantly denied that there was anything wrong with the work that they had done and yet he never did come to my house to inspect the work that his guys did. After I paid
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, I was left "swinging in the wind." Before the work in the crawlspace was completed,
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sent one of his guys to get a check from me for the final payment. I didn't want to pay before the work was not completed, but his worker insisted that he had been instructed to get the check from me and take it
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. I told him that I would mail the check to
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after the work was completed if
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didn't want to come pick it up, but the worker insisted that
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had told him not to leave my house without my final payment in hand. Against my better judgment, I caved in to the pressure and wrote a check for the final payment before the work was completed. On 6/20/14, I texted
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about the problems with the work in my crawlspace. I told him that the plastic was falling down off the walls in my crawlspace and that there was water pooling on top of the plastic on the floor of the crawlspace.
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immediately said that there was no problem with the work that they had done (he would have no way to know that since he'd never seen the work that was done.)
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said that after they had done my job that he had realized that the adhesive that they had been using was defective and that they were having a lot of issues with it not holding. He said that he had had the 3M Rep come out and look at it. He said that the adhesive was repeatedly failing and that he had changed to another kind of adhesive after they did my job. I told him that my crawlspace walls would need to be re-glued with the "new" adhesive.
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said that I must have a plumbing problem if water was pooling on top of the plastic on the floor of my crawlspace. He said that he would come to my home on 6/25.
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was a "no-show" for our appointment on 6/25 and I did not receive any communication from him. I did have my plumber inspect my crawlspace to see if I had any plumbing problems. My plumber said that my plumbing was fine and that the only problem in my crawlspace was with the work that
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had done. My plumber pointed out the improper placement of the sump pump drain line so that it dumped water about a foot away from the foundation of my home along the very wall where water was coming into my crawlspace in the first place. My plumber also pointed out the poor workmanship that
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did when they connected a sump pump with a one inch diameter output to a half inch pvc drain line. My plumber also noted the plastic falling down off the walls. I never received any communication from
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after his "no-show" for our appointment on 6/25. On 8/13 I contacted
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again and he said that he would come to my home the morning on 8/18. On 8/18,
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was a "no-show" again. When I walked out of my house that morning, I saw a van sitting in front of my house. One of
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' workers (
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) got out of the van and told me that he was there to re-glue the plastic where it was falling off the walls. I asked him if he had the new adhesive and he said, "no" that
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had given him the old adhesive (the stuff that he was no longer using because it repeatedly failed). I asked him if he was going to fix the drain line on the sump pump or replace the missing insulation under my house and he said "no," that he had only been given instructions to re-glue the plastic on the walls (with the old, defective adhesive). I told him that it didn't make sense to use the old adhesive that
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had already determined was defective due to it's high failure rate; he said that was all
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had given him. I asked him if
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was meeting him at my home and he said that
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wasn't coming to my home. Since
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was at my home and
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wasn't, I took him around and showed him the problems with the work that had been done so that he could describe it to
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since I couldn't get
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to come to my home. That same day (8/18) I emailed
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and asked him to please give me a day and time that he could come to my home that week to inspect the problems with the work in my crawlspace and to schedule a time to get the problems corrected.
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did not respond to my email.

AND THEN THE DISASTER HAPPENED.....On Saturday night, 9/13, my daughter heard noises coming through our dining room floor. I went outside in the pouring rain and opened my crawlspace door. The sump pump that
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installed was shooting water straight out of the top of it into the floor joists of my home. There was about 4 inches of reddish brown water on top of the plastic on the floor of my crawlspace. The insulation under my dining room was saturated with water; some of it was falling down onto the ground from the weight of the water. The water was shooting up out of the sump pump into the floor joists and then splashing back down onto the plastic on the floor of the crawlspace. There was no hose attached to the top of the sump pump. All of the wood framing underneath my house was saturated with water. It might be necessary to pull up the flooring in my dining room to dry the subfloor. On Sunday, 9/14, I emailed
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and described to him in detail what had happened the night before. He emailed me back saying that he would be at my house on Monday morning, 9/15.
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was a "no-show" on 9/15 and I received no communication from him to let me know that he wasn't coming to my home. I emailed him on 9/15 and asked for his insurance information (he had not provided it to me when he did the work at my home) and he refused. It will cost thousands of dollars to repair the damages to my home. He had another appointment for 9/16 but was a noshow. My communications to
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throughout this process have been civil and professional while his communications to me have been hostile, aggressive, disrespectful, and extremely unprofessional. There was a NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION in the Mecklenburg Times on 5/9/14 stating that
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and
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. were being sued by in Mecklenburg County Superior Court for Negligent Construction, Breach of Contract, Breach of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, Fraud in the Inducement, and Unjust Enrichment. The case number is 13-CVS-18370.
- STACEY F.
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This review is a little different in that I think the company did an excellent job with the inspection; however I failed to receive 90% of the services indicated in the deal. Further, the services I did receive are FREE as per their website. So I paid $199.00 for something that would be otherwise FREE.
To better explain, the only services I received are in BOLD, and the missing services are in left normal:
$199 for an in-depth foundation inspection, crawlspace inspection, home water leakage inspection, and drainage analysis used for creating a preventive water leakage plan Includes a diagram of your home with elevations of your foundation Comprehensive results and analysis of inspection, including current foundation and drainage conditions Complete correction plan offering an all-inclusive repair price Members receive a $500 credit toward necessary repairs with purchase of this deal
As can be seen, I failed to receive ANY of the services that that are not listed as FREE from the vendor. I am not sure if this is an issue between the vendor and Angie's list, or if the vendor failed to realize what they were suppose to provide but a refund is necessary.
- Eric F.
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After the multiple storms and flooding of this summer, there was not a drop of water! Great job. So glad I didn't wait to get the work done. Will happily recommend you. Thank you!
- BRENDA G.
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Crew did an excellent job. Very thorough and professional. They did both jobs, separately in about 2 days each.
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does great work. Would not hesitate to use them again.
- Mark B.
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Four days later a crew of three very polite, extremely motivated, focused and dedicated men arrived in a truck with a lot of buckets (for the cement they would have to mix!). They were very careful to remove rugs from the area they would use for ingress and egress and they proceeded to hang long drapes of plastic between floor and ceiling from their entryway all the way through the basement, sealing off their work area from the rest of the house. The crew worked for seven hours straight drilling two long trenches, laying the filtration system, installing the sump pump, resealing the trenches with new cement, digging two trenches outside to bury the new sump pipe so it drained into the drainage area AND they lengthened and buried the pipe from the original sump pump so it too drains into the drain area in the yard! This keeps the water from sinking back down alongside the foundation. When they dug these piping couses they carefully separated a narrow strip of the from the area first and then laid it back down over the top so there would be no acar. They were also careful with the strip of herb garden they had to dig up and they replaced that so all I have to do is water it. They cleaned up everything and, although there is some dust to clean up, I was never so naive as to think you can filter out every speck of dust! I am very happy with the work, the crew,
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, the sales rep and the whole day. All the work is guaranteed for the life of the structure NO MATTER WHO OWNS IT, and I am very pleased to have done business with such ease and confidence. Yes, jackhammers are noisy, but no one is going to do this work with their teeth! The only concern I have is for the health of the workers; crystalline cement dust is hazardous and OSHA recommends a P-, !-, or R95 respirators to protect the respiratory system. I can see how that may make it hard to do physical labor, though. The price for everything was $4000.
- Gloria C.
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