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The Basement Doctor

Founded 1987 • Angie's List since September 1997

A Rated | 475 Reviews

Description

Since 1987 The Basement Doctor has been providing expert wet basement waterproofing, foundation repair, crawl space vapor barrier, basement finishing, and mold and spray foam insulation services. We give free inspections and detailed written estimates to homeowners in the Columbus and central Ohio area. Our solutions have expanded to include back-up standby electrical generators. Selecting the right contractor to let into your home is a very important decision. The Basement Doctor respects you and your home – expertly performing the contracted work, being punctual, employing a drug free workforce, and skilled experienced installers. We only use ethical sales practices and honor warranties without hassle. All of our staff follows clear rules of respect, responsibility and integrity. We treat you the way we'd want our own families treated. Financing is available, lender qualifications apply. Additional services: mold clean-up & prevention, basement finishing, dehumidification & battery back-up sump pumps and emergency response to flooded basements....

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08/30/2020

NOBODY ever came to assess our area to give us a quote. I called Basement Doctor Thursday, July 30. This was my first contact with them. Around 5p Jesse, called. He inquired about location of egress, our address, & our availability to meet with him. He also said that he needs to check with the auditors office. That threw a red flag. Nobody requested that. We’re homeowners. At 5:05 I texted Jesse a...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Install egress

CATEGORY egress windows,basement waterproofing

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10/07/2019

Our house is 108 years old and most of the foundation was in terrible shape with bulging, shifting, cracking big enough for possums to get through, and leaking in the front and on both sides. We were on the way to working with another company to do the work when their estimated costs suddenly went sky high and there was no evidence of a contract to show specifically what work they were going to pr...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Basement foundation work

CATEGORY electrician,excavators,plumbing,basement waterproofing,structural engineer,glass block,foundation repair

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08/01/2019

Basement Doctor work crews were prompt and polite, accommodated my requests, and cleaned up beyond my expectations. There were, however, significant problems. Estimate was incomplete -- need for dehumidifier was not emphasized until after the work was in progress so was not in the contract. Cement dust was bad enough to injure my lung. However, Basement Doctor made what seemed like reasonable effo...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Phase 1: Installation of new electric panel. Removal of insulation from basement walls and debris from crawl space; waterproofing basement; installation support beams; installation of dehumidifier; drainage of 1 side of crawl space, new sump pump and pipe to get the water out of the house Phase 2: Removal and replacement of drainage pipe in crawl space; installation of additional crawl space drainage; applying epoxy to walls; encapsulation of crawl space.

CATEGORY electrician,basement waterproofing,wells,structural engineer

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01/16/2019

Contacted for a quote for drop ceiling in our basement. Came out about 3 weeks later then never provided quote. Spoke with contracter after 4 weeks of waiting who promised the quote would be done in a week, but still never received.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Drop ceiling installation

CATEGORY basement waterproofing

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09/16/2018

Charlie showed up to give us a quote and was able to see that the fix was just concrete caulking. He fixed it but gave us a quote to totally seal the crawl space. Very, very GOOD company - honest and trustworthy. If we were not moving we would get the crawl space sealed but I will leave the quote for the new owners as I think it should be done. It will protect that space from moisture, bugs, and m...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Estimate to fix leak in crawl space

CATEGORY basement waterproofing

Services Offered

Basement waterproofing, structural work, sinking & settling foundation repair, bowed & cracked basement wall repair, spray foam insulation, sump pump systems, crawl space vapor barriers & encapsulation, water extraction.

Services Not Offered

Blown-in wall insulation.

General Information
Free Estimates
Yes
Eco-Friendly Accreditations
No
Payment Options
Check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Financing
Senior Discount
10%
Emergency Service
Yes
Warranties
Yes