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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 Westchester, NY.
This family in Ledyard, CT was looking for a full proof solution when it came to waterproofing their basement, and when they called Connecticut Basements for help, we were happy to do the job!
After our System Design Specialist came in, and figured out what was best for the family's space, we called on our expert foreman to take on the job at hand. We first went ahead and installed our TripleSafe Sump Pump. This three pump system works together, and separately, to ensure that any water getting into the space will have no effect on their home. If there is too much water for the first pump to handle then the second pump works at the same time from another discharge line. We also installed a WaterGuard around the perimeter of the basement.
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This customer in Rye Brook, NY had noticed her basement was becoming humid, wet, and moldy, and needed a way to get it fixed fast. They gave us a call at Connecticut Basement Systems, and we were happy to come out and help!
Our System Design Specialist came out, and quickly diagnosed the problems. They concluded that our SaniDry dehumidifying unit was the best option for this basement. This energy efficient dehumidifier is 10 times more powerful than others, and is best suited for basements and other large spaces. With a maximum extraction rate of 109 pints per day, and the capability to operate at low temperatures, the Sanidry is entirely suitable for the heavy duty task of keeping a large basement free from moisture damage.
This customer is happy knowing that they now have a drier, more comfortable basement. Give us a call TODAY for your free estimate!
This home in Buchanan, NY had a very wet basement, making it a nearly unusable area. They needed to make it drier so they could use it for storage, so they gave us a call at Connecticut Basement Systems. We were happy to come out, and get the job done!
Our expert foreman came out, and installed a TripleSafe sump pump system that connected to a WaterGuard drainage system. These two products go perfectly together, and create a full proof system for your basement. The WaterGuard is an indoor perimeter drainage system that goes under your floor, so it becomes nearly invisible when installed! Connected to this is a TripleSafe Sump Pump. The TripleSafe isn't just a sump pump, it is a sump pump system. The TripleSafe comes with two pumps and a back up pump, so this customer will never have to worry about their basement flooding!
This customer can feel comfortable with using their basement for whatever they need, and we were happy to help them! Please give us a call TODAY for your FREE estimate!
This home in Jefferson Valley, NY needed new carpeting in the basement. The family was nervous that using it would harm the floor, and wanted a material they knew wouldn't be destroyed. They called us at Connecticut Basement Systems, and we were happy to come out and install our ThermalDry Carpeting! This carpeting is waterproof with a plastic base, is impervious to moisture & mold damage. Moisture that permeates through the concrete floor is absorbed by the wood subfloor and carpeting. Moisture can also come from a plumbing leak, or from ground water leakage into the basement. These damp materials attract mold, which can cause mold rot and awful smells. With ThermalDry tiles, you will never have to worry about these two problems again!
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This crawl space in Montrose, NY was dirty and damp, cause the homeowner's who lived above it to worry. They wanted to reduce the risk of mold and clutter, so they called us at Connecticut Basement Systems to take a look at it, and see what we could do to help!
Our foreman came out, and quickly got to work! The first thing they did was install a SaniDry. The unit they used is designed specifically for crawl spaces. The SaniDry CX is a compact crawl space that can remove up to 109 pints of water per day. It provides clean, dry air, and never needs emptying! We also installed our CleanSpace crawl space liner. This liner is bright, white, and transforms your space. It reduces moisture and humidity, and helps seal out cold drafts in the winter. This product installs perfectly over the floor and walls, and comes with a 25 year warranty!
This family can now rest easy knowing they can use their crawl space! Call us TODAY for your FREE crawl space repair estimate!
This basement in Lincolndale, NY was humid, and mold was beginning to grow on the walls. The family living in the home wanted a solution and they wanted one fast, so they gave us a call at Connecticut Basement Systems, and were quick to offer a solution, and that's the SaniDry XP!
The SaniDry is designed specifically for the basement. This energy-efficient dehumidifier creates clean, dry air and never needs to emptied. It also has a built-in defrost system, and can operate in temperatures as low as 40 Degrees Fahrenheit. It is absolutely perfect for the basement environment.
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This family in Hastings on Hudson, NY had our TripleSafe Sump Pump, and noticed that it wasn't working like it should. It seemd like one of the pumps needed replacing, so they gave our service department a call! They were quick to come out, and see what they could do to help them!
When our service technician got there, they quickly realized this family's TripleSafe Sump Pump's M98 pump was in need of replacing. Servicing your basement waterproofing system is crucial to keeping your system working like it was meant to work. Our service department consists of fully-trained waterproofing professionals. By scheduling annual maitenance, this helps us find your troubles before they find you! By having this technician out, this family was quick to find out their pump wasn't working, and they were able to get it solved quickly and efficiently.
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To this family in Maryknoll, NY, their service appointment for their TripleSafe Sump Pump was nothing out of the ordinary. In fact, they had expected not much needed to be done. They gave us a call to schedule their annual maitenance, and thought nothing of it. What they didn't know was that they would have to replace a crucial part of their sump pump.
As soon as the pump was serviced by our technician, it was quickly realized that the M53 Pump in their TripleSafe needed to be replaced. Sediment had built up, and had the weather not been dry for most of the summer, they probably would have had a water disaster had someone not come out to fix it. Our service technicians are professional, knowledgeable, and know how important it is to keep your sump pump working properly. Whether it's just changing a switch or battery, or even replacing your pumps entirely, they work hard to make sure you never have to worry about your waterproofing method!
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Mark S. of North Salem, NY inherited a home with Connecticut Basement Systems products already installed. When one of the pumps on his sump began to fail, he quickly gave us a call, and our service team was happy to come out and fix the problem. Little did he know, he would learn much more about how to keep his basement waterproofed!
Our Service Manager, Brian Hammac, came out, and quickly surveyed the pump. Once he replaced the failed pump, he quickly noticed the moisture in Mark's basement wasn't exactly ideal. He suggested maybe installing a SaniDry to prevent mold and moisture from hindering his basement environment. Mark had never thought of this, and quickly agreed to have this item installed.
Our Service Department is comprised of certified waterproofing professionals, who have tons of knowledge on all of our products. They're here to help; whether it's servicing a sump pump, making sure your SaniDry is keeping your basement dry, or even checking on your insulation. They will answer all of your questions, and maybe teach you something you didn't know abotu your basement!
Give us a call TODAY for your annual maitenance!
This family in Tuckahoe, NY was looking for a wall panel that was not only attractive but suitable for the basement environment. They gave us a call at CT Basement Systems, and we were happy to come out, and see what we could do to help!
Our Sales Manager, Michael McCarty, came out, and quickly realized what needed to be done. Our Everlast insulated wall panels were the perfect solution to what this family needed! These wall panels engineered to never get moldy or rot, and best of all? They look great! They are not like dry wall with fiberglass insulation, which can support mold growth. These panels are made from 2 1/2 inch thick rigid foam insulation with 1/2 inch thick cement board cladding, which is more than perfect for any sort of basement environment.
This family is happy knowing they have an attractive basement that is safe, and we were happy to help them. Call us TODAY for your free wall estimate!
This Somers, NY crawlspace was dirty, damp and had a musty. The homeowner knew there was a problem and she wanted to find a solution. She did her research and decided to call and set an appointment with Connecticut Basement System, the experts in basements and crawlspaces.
On the day of the appointment, Sales Representative Doug Wheeler arrived at the home to give a free home evaluation of the crawlspace. He concluded that the crawlspace would need products to help control the dampness and humidity in the space. CleanSpace Liner would be a great product to prevent water from seeping through the walls which is a main cause of the dampness. A SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier would be a great product to eliminate any muggy feeling caused by high humidity. Both of these products will also eliminate any musty odors. This is exactly what the homeowner wanted and went forward with the production date.
On the day of production, Garfield Sanderson and his crew installed the products efficiently and professionally. An EverLast Window was even added to brighten the crawlspace. Once the crawlspace was finished, the homeowner was very impressed with the transformation. Her crawlspace was now dry and pleasant to enter which is exactly what she wanted.
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This Stamford basement was dark and uninviting. The homeowner wanted to make her basement more comfortable and energy efficient. Wanting to find a solution, she decided to call and set an appointment with Connecticut Basement Systems.
On the day of the appointment, Sales Representative Steve Godbout arrived at the home to give an inspection of the basement. He concluded that in order to brighten the area and to improve the efficiency, EverLast windows would need to be installed. A Sunhouse paired with the windows will make the area so much brighter. Steve explained the benefits of the products and went over the installation process. She decided that this was the basement needed and moved forward with the project.
On the day of installation, Chavon Bowman and his team arrived at the home and installed the windows professionally and efficiently. The transformation from the old windows to the new were quite incredible. The EverLast Windows paired with the Sunhouse let in so much natural light. The Sunhouse is a window well that attracts natural light and prevents weeds from growing near your new windows! The EverLast windows will improve the basements efficiency with its double-pane glass which will prevent heat loss.
The homeowner was thrilled with the windows and window well because it is exactly what she wanted. The basement is now a brighter and more inviting space for all to enjoy!
This Chappaqua basement had a water issue every time it rained. Water would seep through the floor which would cause the basement to have a musty odor and be an unpleasant environment. This became frustrating to the homeowner and he wanted to find a solution. He decided to call Connecticut Basement Systems since they are the experts in all things basementy!
On the day of the appointment, Sales Representative Brad Glazer arrived at the home to assess the situation. He concluded that a WaterGuard system would be the perfect solution. Paired with a Triple Safe sump pump. Brad explained the benefits of each of the products to the homeowner. The WaterGuard system is a below the floor drainage system that collects water internally. The WaterGuard system then collects the water and channels it to the Triple Safe sump pump. From the sump pump, the water exits the basement through a discharge line. These are two great products that will ensure to keep your basement dry all year. The homeowner was impressed and wanted the system installed.
On the day of production, Garfield Sanderson and his team installed the products professionally and efficiently. Once the project was completed, the homeowner was thrilled with the results and could not be happier with his dry, musty odor free basement!
This basement was originally damp and uncomfortable for the homeowner. Every time it rained, water would enter the basement causing the homeowner to become very frustrated. He wanted a solution and decided to call Connecticut Basement Systems since they are the experts in all things basementy!
On the day of the appointment, Sales Representative Mick Foster arrived at the home to provide a free, no obligation estimate. He inspected the basement and decided that in order to solve this wet basement, a WaterGuard system would need to be installed. Mick explained to the homeowner the benefits of the WaterGuard system. This system will internally collect water before it enters the basement and channel it to the TripleSafe sump pump. Once the water reaches the TripleSafe, it is exited through an exterior discharge line and out a LawnScape. To keep the humidity low in the basement, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier was suggested. This is exactly what the homeowner wanted and scheduled for a production date.
On the day of production, Krzys Wilks and his team installed the products professionally and efficiently. The entire basement was transformed with these products and the homeowner was impressed with the outcome of the project. Now, this Dobbs Ferry homeowner can enjoy a clean, dry basement all year long thanks to our waterproofing products.
This White Plains homeowner wanted to transform her basement to beautiful. She wanted to utilize her basement’s space to its fullest potential. After much research, the homeowner decided to set an appointment with Connecticut Basement Systems to get some finishing ideas.
On the day of the appointment, Sales Representative Ralph Cioffi arrived at the home to give a free, no obligation estimate. Ralph recommended to transform this entire basement, ThermalDry flooring, EverLast walls, and ceiling linen would be the way to go. He also explained that these products are also waterproofed and will keep the basement dry and warm all year long. After some consideration, the homeowner was excited to follow through the project.
On the day of production, Erik Dobrzycki and his team installed the products professionally and efficiently that really transformed this basement. ThermalDry Charcoal Carpet will not be damaged by moisture and the thermal break makes this product warmer than concreate. EverLast walls are strong and durable and ceiling linen add a great finished look to any basement. Once the project was completed, the homeowner was very impressed with the transformation. Not only was the transformation aesthetically pleasing, but the products were practical and reassuring of great quality. The homeowner can now enjoy and utilize her entire basement comfortably!
This basement had floors that were unsatisfactory for the homeowner. They were unappealing and cold. Wanting a solution, the homeowner decided to call Connecticut Basement Systems to help find her a solution.
On the day of the appointment, Sales Representative Rick Raucci arrived at the home to inspect the flooring of the basement. After his inspection, he concluded that new floors were needed and went over different flooring options. After reviewing with the homeowner, they decided to go with ThermalDry flooring. This is a great option because they will not support mold or mildew, cannot be damaged by water or humidity and are 8-10 degrees warmer than the concrete below. This is exactly what the homeowner wanted and decided to move forward with the project.
On the day of installation, Foreman Krzys Wilk and his team installed the flooring efficiently and professionally. The ThermalDry flooring is easy to install and is ready to use in about a day. The homeowner was impressed with the results and was glad she called Connecticut Basement Systems for their solution.
This Scarsdale, NY homeowner was experiencing water entering his basement frequently. Frustrated with a wet basement all the time and the musty smell as a result of it, he decided to reach out to the experts at Connecticut Basement Systems to help find him a solution.
On the day of the appointment, Salesman Steven Godbout arrived at the home to conduct an inspection of the basement. He concluded that the best solution for this basement would be to install a WaterGuard system. This below the ground system will collect water internally and direct it to our SuperSump pump. From there, the water is discharged away from the home. In order to address the musty smell and to improve air quality altogether, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier to keep humidity low at all times. This is exactly what the homeowner wanted and decided to move forward with the project.
On the day of production, foreman Krzystof Wilk and his team installed the products proficiently and efficiently. The new WaterGuard system will ensure a dry basement and the SaniDry Sedona will ensure better air quality. The homeowner was pleased with the results and was happy that he called the experts.
This Armonk, NY basement was transformed to beautiful by Total Basement Finishing. Originally, the area was not used to its fullest potential and was a drag to be in. The homeowner wanted to be able to walk down into his basement and be happy and welcomed to be in the space.
Total Basement Finishing was able to transform the entire basement into a beautiful and useful area. Foreman Bruce Reynolds was able to install our great products into the basement professionally and efficiently. First, EverLast walls were installed which will provide a strong durable panel that prevents mold and moisture from forming. Next, new floors were installed. Our ThermalDry flooring is superior than concrete floors because they prevent moisture and air from seeping through and is 8 degrees warmer! New ceiling was also installed to really complete the entire basement. A basement is not complete without finishing touches like ceiling trim, wrap posts and new doors. Not only are these products practical and are waterproof, but they also look great in any basement! The homeowner was very pleased with his finished basement and was glad he had the experts at Total Basement Finishing complete his basement.
This Thornwood, NY home had a water issue in his basement that prevented him from utilizing the space to its full potential. He also wanted to have a finished area for all to enjoy. After doing his research he decided to trust the experts at Connecticut Basement Systems and schedule a free, no obligation appointment.
On the day of the appointment, Sales Representative Gary Meglino arrived at the home to evaluate the basement. He concluded that the water issue would need to be addressed first. He recommended a WaterGuard system which will collect water internally before it enters the basement. It will then channel the water to the SuperSump that will discharge the water away from the home. This system will keep the basement dry. In addition, Gary suggested to have new flooring and wall restoration done to make the basement dry and enjoyable. After reviewing each product thoroughly, the homeowner decided to follow through with the project.
On the day of installation, Foreman Al Guglielmoni and his crew installed the WaterGuard System and SuperSump pump professionally and efficiently. Once the waterproof system was placed, Foreman Kevon Barnett installed wall restoration and ThermalDry elite pecan flooring. The wall restoration will replace the water damaged walls that were previously in the basement and will resist any mold or mildew growth. The ThermalDry flooring not only looks beautiful, but it is waterproof and warmer compared to traditional concrete flooring. This is exactly what the homeowner had wanted and was pleased with his waterproofed and finished basement!
This New Rochelle homeowner had a water problem in her basement. She wanted to keep her basement dry at all times. Wanting a solution, she decided to reach out to the experts at Connecticut Basement Systems to help find her a solution.
On the day of the free, no-obligation appointment, Sales Representative Anthony Martingano arrived at the home to assess the basement. After inspection, he concluded that a WaterGuard System would be the best solution. This system will collect water internally and channel it to the TripleSafe sump pump. In order to keep the basement’s air quality healthier and drier, a SaniDry Sedona was suggested. This dehumidifier will keep humidity below 55% which will also deter any mold from growing. The homeowner had expressed that she was interested in new flooring for the basement. Anthony had recommended ThermalDry Elite flooring. This superior flooring option is durable, waterproof and is 8 to 10 degrees warmer than concrete floors. The homeowner was excited for all the products that would make her basement dry and comfortable.
Foreman Krzys Wilk and his crew installed all the products professionally and efficiently. Upon completion, the homeowner was impressed with the products and how well they all worked together. Now, this New Rochelle homeowner can enjoy a dry basement all year long.
This Yorktown Heights home had sagging floors that concerned the homeowner. She wanted to find a solution and decided to trust the experts at Connecticut Basement Systems as they have a foundation division and made an appointment.
On the day of the free, no obligation appointment, Sales Representative Brad Glazer arrived at the home to inspect the problem. He assured the homeowner that this was a common problem due to weak soil. Thankfully, there was a solution that we offer and Brad further discussed SmartJacks. SmartJacks are steel supports that are used to stabilize and level the floor joists in a crawl space. Brad assured that installing them in the crawl space would be the right solution. The homeowner agreed and moved forward with the project to stabilize her home.
On the day of installation, Foreman Victor Alves and his crew installed 4 SmartJacks in the crawl space. This is the only solution that addresses the soil problem directly. Once the project was completed, the homeowner was relieved that the floors had been stabilized and feels more secure in her home.
This New Rochelle home had a wet basement that was due to an insufficient sump pump. The homeowners wanted a sense of security when it rained that they would not have a wet basement. Wanting a dry basement, they sought out the best company to provide a solution to their problem. After hearing some great testimonials from previous customers, they decided to trust the experts at Connecticut Basement Systems and scheduled a free, no-obligation estimate.
On the day of the appointment, Salesman Anthony Martingano arrived at the home to assess the situation and provide the free estimate. Upon his investigating, he concluded that the best solution would be to install our waterproofing system, the WaterGuard paired with a TripleSafe sump pump. Anthony explained that the WaterGuard system would be installed below the floor along the perimeter of the basement. It will internally collect water seepage before it enters the basement and channel it to the TripleSafe sump pump. This sump pump can handle up to 2,200 gallons of water which will add security to any amount of water that would want to come through. The homeowners also expressed that they were thinking of adding new flooring. Anthony suggested our ThermalDry flooring which comes in a variety of colors and will not allow any seepage to come through the floors. Plus, it is 8 degrees warmer compared to traditional concrete. After much consideration, the homeowners wanted to move forward with the project as they knew that this would be the best solution for their home.
On the day of installation, Foreman Krzys Wilk and his team installed all the products professionally and efficiently. They first had to waterproof the home by installing the WaterGuard system. The perimeter of the basement was excavated, and the system was placed. It is connected to the TripleSafe sump pump (which is also installed) and is backfilled with gravel then sealed with cement. Once that was completed, they were able to install the flooring. The basement was transformed into a nice, dry area where the homeowners were comfortable to be in!
This Pelham Manor home had a basement that needed to be waterproofed. It was becoming a nuisance to the homeowner to deal with a wet basement and she wanted to find a permanent solution. After doing her research on the internet, she decided to trust the all things basement experts at Connecticut Basement Systems to provide a solution. She called and scheduled her free, no-obligation estimate.
On the day of the appointment, Sales Representative Keith Rongey arrived at the home to inspect the basement. The solution for the wet basement was to install a WaterGuard System. This system is installed around the perimeter of the basement below the floor. It will collect the water internally and direct the water to the sump pump, which will discharge it away from the home. Our superior TripleSafe sump pump was also recommended which has three pumps to handle a great deal of water. The combination of these products will ensure a waterproof basement. The homeowner was also interested in upgrading her windows as they were old, rusty and allowing a lot of air to flow through. Keith recommended our EverLast windows which are reinforced vinyl frames that will not rust or rot and also have double-pane glass which will prevent heat loss. Not to mention they will allow more natural light to shine through the basement. After reviewing all the products with Keith, the homeowner decided that the WaterGuard system and EverLast windows would be the perfect solution for her basement and wanted to move forward with the project.
On the day of installation, Foreman Krzys Wilk and his team installed the WaterGaurd system and EverLast windows professionally and efficiently. Once all the products were installed the basement was transformed to a dry and brighter area. The homeowner was impressed with the results and was glad he trusted the experts at Connecticut Basement Systems.
This Hartsdale, NY home had a dirty, moisture-filled crawl space that was unhealthy and impacted the rest of the home. This was concerning for the homeowner as he wanted a clean and healthy crawl space. He decided to reach out to the experts at Connecticut Basement Systems to provide a solution.
On the day of the appointment, Salesman Gary Meglino arrived at the home to inspect the crawl space. He concluded that the moisture was the main cause for the dirty and unhealthy area. This could be solved by installing a CleanSpace liner which acts as a moisture barrier and gives the crawl space a cleaner appearance. To also help with moisture and humidity, a SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier would be the perfect option because it will keep the air healthier by keeping the humidity below 55% at all times. SilverGlo can be used to insulated the walls of the crawl space to prevent any unwanted air from coming through. After reviewing all the products with Gary, the homeowner decided that these products combined would be the best solution to make his crawl space a cleaner and healthier environment.
On the day of production, Noel Harvey and his team installed each product efficiently and professionally. Once everything was installed, the crawl space was transformed into a healthier and cleaner environment that now positively impacted the rest of the home, just what the homeowner had wanted!
This Pleasantville, NY home had a basement that was dreary and unpleasant. The homeowner wanted to transform the area to increase the value of their home and to have a welcoming area to spend time in. After hearing reputable reviews from previous customers, the homeowners decided to trust the experts at Connecticut Basement Systems to provide the best plan for this transformation.
Sales Representative Vin Orsini arrived at the home the day of the appointment to inspect the basement. He instantly realized that there was a lot of potential for this basement. Vin went over all the products with the homeowners and explained not only was the basement going to be transformed, but the products are strong, reliable and waterproofed. The plan was to install EverLast wall panels, a new stair case and ceiling. This transformation will go a long way in increasing the value of the area. The homeowners were ready for this transformation.
On the day of production, Foreman Tom Connelly and his team installed all the products professionally and efficiently. The overall project took about 2 weeks to complete and the results were satisfactory to the homeowners! They were happy that they trusted the experts at Connecticut Basement Systems!
This Mamaroneck, NY homeowner was in need of waterproofing her basement after previous water-related issues. With water issues in a basement comes many problems that can arise. Water leaks and flooding can cause property damage, as well as create harmful molds such as asbestos which can create serious health issues for anyone who comes in the home, specifically in the basement. Once we were contacted about the need for waterproofing this homeowner’s basement, we sent out our Sales Representative, Gary Meglino to assess the situation and propose a permanent solution.
One of the more important solutions we installed in this homeowner’s basement was the SuperSump Plus sump pump. With this sump pump, the fear of a plumbing leak or other unforeseen water issues, will dissipate. This pump will keep any unwanted basement water and drain it into the sump system, while also having an alarm that will go off when water levels ever rise too high.
Another solution we provided for this basement was the combination of WaterGuard and Iceguard exterior discharge lines paired with a LawnScape outlet. The usefulness of these solutions is that the WaterGuard discharge line gets attached to the sump pump and any leaks from the basement walls will be collected and flow through the discharge line connected to the outlet. The IceGuard allows water to escape when the discharge line is frozen which will prevent basement flooding in cold weather. These discharge lines connect to the LawnScape outlet which blends in with your lawn while getting rid of any potential damaging items to a basement. With the grated outlet system it also disallows leaves or small animals from getting into the discharge line so no blockages can occur. After the installation of all these high quality solutions, this homeowner’s basement was officially waterproofed.
During the time our crew was working hastily to waterproof this homeowner’s basement, the team noticed structural cracks in some of the basement walls. After bringing this issue to the homeowner, she decided that it was best to install our CarbonArmor system to stabilize the foundation and then to install wall restorations to beautify the walls. 3 walls were given an EverLast wall system which is built into the bottom-half of already damaged walls and uses durable materials that cannot absorb moisture so any future water damage is out of the equation. As for the CarbonArmor system, these are bands of fiber-reinforced polymers which are 10-times stronger than steel, but also flexible enough to contour tightly against basement walls. 7 of these bands were installed onto separate walls in this basement so that these walls are stabilized and will not allow the walls to lean or bow. The homeowner was ecstatic with her now dry, stable basement!