Serving Connecticut, Westchester and Putnam Counties
In cold climates, winter winds will beat against your basement windows, rapidly pulling heat away from your home. The cold wind can lead to serious energy losses, especially if you have single-paned steel windows. By installing a basement window well with a clear plastic cover, you can hold back those cold winds, protecting your windows and saving you energy.
This basement in New Canaan had severe mold and water damage to its walls and floors. The corner of this wall was turning black and spreading wider and wider. Ground water was building up behind the walls and up through the floor, causing the floor and walls to discolor. This homeowner wanted a basement that was waterproofed and rid of future problems. They gave us a call at Connecticut Basement Systems and we turned their basement into a healthy, clean space. We installed our SuperSump sump pump. It is an industry leading pump equipped with its own backup battery. Giving you peace of mind in case your power were to ever go out you don't have to worry about the SuperSump not working, because it will automatically keep preforming. It offers an effective and reliable solution to your basement water issues. This homeowner couldn't be happier with his new waterproofed basement , now equipped to take on potential water flowing in.
This New Canaan family was looking for a way to make their unfinished basement a little more aesthetically pleasing, while also protecting their floors against water from seaping into the cement. They gave us a call at Connecticut Basement Systems, and we were happy to lead them in the right direction!
Our System Design Specialist, Don Godbout, came out to the family's home, and helped them decide the best solution that would fit their needs. They quickly decided that our ThermalDry Flooring System would be a great addition to their basement. We brought out our expert foreman, Kryz Wilk to get the job done. His team worked dilgently to install our Thermal Dry Flooring system with a beautiful Walnut finish. ThermalDry® finished basement flooring tiles are available in a variety of styles and colors, and its snap-together design installs directly over concrete floor. It also has it's own built-in drainage system, and you'll never see any moisture or mold damage!
This family is much happier with their beautiful basement floor, and can rest easy in knowing they'll have a dry basement for years to come!
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We not only adhere to the highest industry standards, we strive to be the industry leader in the home improvement-related services we provide. We also use state-of-the-art products and technology which are designed to fix your home. We are the authorized Basement Systems dealer in New Canaan, CT.
A homeowner had contacted us regarding a need for waterproofing services in his basement. Without a basement with proper waterproofing, many issues can occur including water damage to the floor and walls, flooding, and the growth of mold. Oftentimes a damp basement causes a musty odor as well as the potential growth of asbestos and other molds which then can become a health issue within one’s own home. Once we heard that assistance was needed, we sent out our expert, Sean Colson, to assess the basement.
While we have many solutions that are used to completely waterproof basements, one that was crucial in the process of waterproofing the homeowner’s basement was the installation of an UltraSump III. This is a sump pump that was installed to remove water that had accumulated in a sump basin under the homeowner's basement floor and to make sure water levels never got too high so now leaks could occur. Following the sump pump, our crew then implemented a whole new basement flooring. They put down over 1,400 tiles of ThermalDry Floor Matting which created a whole new and improved basement floor. The ThermalDry matts are interlocking waterproof tiles that create a warmer surface while also forming a water barrier above the basement floor. Without this flooring, any water vapors that pass beneath the concrete floor would be absorbed by any carpeting or padding which would cause unwanted odors.
The final step our experts took in fully waterproofing the homeowner’s basement was adding a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. By adding this, damp and musty odors will be eliminated by drying and filtering the air. In addition to filtering air, this machine will also filter mold spores, dust mite droppings, dust and other unwanted particles. With automatic drainage and humidity settings, the homeowner will not have to worry about tending to his new humidifier. In addition to waterproofing, the basement was also in need of a repaired crawlspace, which was easily fixed by the addition of drainage matting and wall caps. The matting is put over concrete to allow for proper draining of the crawlspace while wall caps are put over concrete walls to disallow moisture going from the concrete into the crawlspace. With the addition of all these solutions, this homeowner will not have to continue to worry about water issues in his basement or crawlspace.
Elizabeth was referred to Connecticut Basement Systems because she had a few cracks in her foundation wall that needed repair. We sent out our specialist who was able to fill three cracks in her basement with our FlexiSpan product and therefore avoid any water intrusion from those cracks.