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Basement Waterproofing Companies In District of Columbia

12200 Livingston Rd
Manassas, VA 20109
The Greater DC Area:
SW Maryland: including White Plains, Woodsboro, Woodstock, Bethesda and surrounding areas.
Eastern Virginia: inculding the greater Arlington area.
View company profile for reviews, awards, before & after photos, and more.

Authorized Basement Systems dealers serving the District of Columbia are listed above. You can trust contractors trained in Basement Systems' products and solutions to offer expert basement waterproofing services including drainage and sump pump installation. In the company profile, you can read reviews and check out the contractor’s history, service area, ratings, and more.

Choosing a Waterproofing Company for Your Washington DC Basement

Wet basements are not fun! Flooded basements are a homeowner’s nightmare. If you are suffering from constant worry about the health and safety of your basement, it’s time for a change. If you’ve tried DIY efforts to fix pooling water, cracks in your foundation, leaky basement windows, or high humidity, it’s time to find an experienced, professional waterproofer you can trust. A wet basement wastes valuable living space, damages building materials and stored possessions, pollutes the indoor air, risks the health of those living in the home, and puts your investment in your home at risk. That adds up to considerable risk.

Look for expertise, training, and experience.

When you choose a basement contractor in the Basement Systems network, you get a local company trained in and committed to the best waterproofing practices. Each contractor is an expert in the diagnosis of sub-grade moisture problems as well as the design and installation of proper drainage, moisture and humidity control, and basement materials. Say good-bye to your wet basement with the best basement waterproofing in your neighborhood!

Demand high-quality basement waterproofing products.

Our contractors serving Washington DC have exclusive access to Basement Systems’ award-winning waterproofing products. Basement Systems’ products have set the standard for dry basements since 1987. With access to 27 patented Basement Systems products, your local Basement Systems dealer can tailor the right solution to address your specific basement or crawl space problem. With solutions like the WaterGuard basement drainage system and the UltraSump industrial-strength sump pump, your basement can be ready for the next big rainstorm.

Other basement waterproofing products include high-performance self-draining basement dehumidifiers that also serve as air filters, basement wall and floor treatments, window wells, and basement window replacements. Browse the full line of basement waterproofing products.

Why Do Basements in Washington DC Get Wet?

Flooded basement: Once your basement gets flooded, you want to understand why, in addition to getting it fixed. Severe basement flooding in Washington DC can be caused by heavy spring rains, summer thunderstorms, and flash floods.

Other reasons for wet basements: There are many possible sources for pooling water, damp basement walls or flooring, and high humidity. These include: rusty basement windows, poor grading around the foundation, leaks through cracks in the foundation, saturated soils, simple plumbing failures, and poorly functioning drainage or sump pump systems. A basement already musty and damp is ill-prepared for the next bad rainstorm! Basement waterproofing can address the underlying issues, prevent future water damage and improve the indoor air quality.

Basement Waterproofing & Crawl Space Repair

Waterproof your wet basement today! Waterproofing experts in the Basement Systems network have helped homeowners across the country for decades, by identifying the source of leaks, flooding, groundwater seepage, and musty odors. With a range of waterproofing and moisture control solutions available through Basement Systems, your local dealer will install the right solution for your basement or crawl space.

Wet Basement Solutions:
  • Basement Waterproofing
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Leak Basement Window Repairs
  • Exclusive Drainage & Moisture-Control Products
  • Industrial-Strength Sump Pumps 
  • Energy-Efficient Self-Draining Dehumidifier    
Dry Basement and Crawl Space Benefits:
  • Usable Basement or Crawl Space
  • Healthier Indoor Air
  • Mold, Dust, and Pest Reduction
  • Lifetime Transferable Warranty
  • Home Value Protected
  • Peace of Mind When It Rains!

Next Steps to a Dry Basement in Your Washington DC Home

Basement Systems products address every major basement or crawl space problem, including moisture intrusion, flooding, leaky windows, structural rot, and excessive humidity. The best basement waterproofers in the District of Columbia area are those who can diagnose the source of the problem and have the training, expertise and experience to design and install an effective system that keeps your basement dry.

1) Read Reviews & Check Out Past Work

Spend your time reading through the reviews of the basement waterproofing companies listed here. Check out their profiles that highlight their work (before and after photos), awards, and experience.

2) Get inspections and cost quotes

Call or fill out the Free Estimate form to set up an inspection of your basement. When you choose Basement Systems authorized contractor, you’ll get a free book on how basements are constructed and why they get wet, a custom design solution, and written estimate at no charge.

3) Choose Your Contractor & Enjoy the Result!

Choose a basement waterproofer based on the proposed solution, quality of materials, reputation of the contractor, and the price. Remember you only want to waterproof your basement once! After the work is completed, enjoy your dry basement for storage, finishing, laundry, and entertainment.

Washington DC's Trusted Waterproofing Company

  • "The workmen showed up right on time. They were courteous and pleasant – and they told us EXACTLY what..." Read Full Testimonial

    Fred L. of Sterling, VA

    Customer Testimonial

              The workmen showed up right on time. They were courteous and pleasant – and they told us EXACTLY what they were going to do. Once they dug down to the sewer pipe, Jim was proven correct as the pipe was broken completely in half. Originally, Jim thought the job would take 2-3 days. It was finished in one day – way beyond my expectations. This experience is one of the most satisfying I’ve ever had while having work done on my house. I can’t thank you enough for the courtesy, speed and quality your company provided. The team was fast and accurate. I am forever a customer, and if anyone asks, I will recommend your company as being the best in the business. The experience has been phenomenal, from the first day that Jim showed up to give the estimate right through having all the work done. Kudos to everyone in your company for doing a great job.
    Fred L.
    Sterling, VA
  • "The reason for this high review is because of the high quality character of Jim. NV came to my home to..." Read Full Testimonial

    J M. of Sterling, VA

    Customer Testimonial

              The reason for this high review is because of the high quality character of Jim. NV came to my home to investigate water infiltrating my basement from a front foundation wall. Jim assessed the problem as best he could, but because I had left the dry wall up he was unable to immediately access the area inside the drywall. Being at work at the time, I asked my wife to cut back some of the drywall to take a better look. Jim stayed and not only helped my wife cut away the drywall and remove sopping wet insulation, but helped her find that the problem had originated with a leaking pipe in the wall that we did not know was there. Although the company policy against removing the drywall themselves seemed odd to me, nevertheless it was their policy. Jim went above and beyond to help my wife remove the drywall and insulation, which with two small kids was going to be very difficult for her to do by herself. He helped clean up and was polite and respectful. While I am grateful I do not have a foundation leak, should I ever have one, I will call NV Waterproofing and ask for Jim. Quality people are hard to find, thanks man.
    J M.
    Sterling, VA
  • "We used NV Waterproofing (NV) to fix a basement water leak in an addition to our house. NV provided the..." Read Full Testimonial

    Travis B. of Herndon, VA

    Customer Testimonial

              We used NV Waterproofing (NV) to fix a basement water leak in an addition to our house. NV provided the clearest estimate (we received estimates from multiple companies), with clear pricing and identification of issues. NV completed the work promptly. While the initial work did fix the primary problem, we had a small leak remain. NV was great about coming back out to figure the issue out, and found a surprising construction anomaly causing the second small leak. NV fixed the problem (all as part of the initial estimate) and our basement has been dry since. We were very pleased with NV's persistence and ultimate solution to our problems. We strongly recommend NV.
    Travis B.
    Herndon, VA
  • "We have used NV Waterproofing several times now for different issues that have arisen in our basement. We..." Read Full Testimonial

    Heather S. of Reston, VA

    Customer Testimonial

              We have used NV Waterproofing several times now for different issues that have arisen in our basement. We have found them to be very professional, courteous, and knowledgeable. Unlike many other waterproofing companies which try to sell you very expensive one-size-fits-all whole-house solutions (which are a rip-off with no guarantees), NV Waterproofing takes the time to target your specific problem and provides the most economical and effective approach to the problem. We appreciated their honesty and creativity in designing a plan for our flooding issues. So far, all of their work has held up great! I would highly recommend them.
    Heather S.
    Reston, VA

Let Basement Systems solve your basement or crawl space water problem. Your local basement expert serving Washington DC will be happy to help transform your wet, leaky or humid basement into a usable, dry, healthier space today! 

Improve your home starting with a free basement inspection and estimate!

Don't take chances when you need to fix a wet basement. Go with the company that has specialized in basement waterproofing since 1987. Basement Systems has helped tens of thousands of homeowners solve basement water problems, using an exclusive selection of patented products that aren't available to other contractors. If there's water in your basement, Basement Systems can provide the permanent, warranted solution you're looking for to improve your home's safety, healthfulness and value.
Customer Reviews
  • By Frank S.
    Chantilly, VA
    "Can't say enough on how professional this crew was both Jose and Eduardo..."

    Customer Review

    By Frank S.
    Chantilly, VA

    Can't say enough on how professional this crew was both Jose and Eduardo Chavez. I was worried because I recently had my basement remodeled but they very neatly covered everything up. They tested the installed system. They explained how the system functions before they left.
  • By Peter M.
    Clarksburg, MD
    "Manny's crew was amazing to work with"

    Customer Review

    By Peter M.
    Clarksburg, MD

    Manny's crew was amazing to work with
  • By Carol D.
    Falls Church, VA
    "Sean is a true professional with great attention to detail. Very courteous..."

    Customer Review

    By Carol D.
    Falls Church, VA

    Sean is a true professional with great attention to detail. Very courteous and polite as well.
  • By Ishu K.
    Arlington, VA
    "Sean was extremely helpful and went over and beyond."

    Customer Review

    By Ishu K.
    Arlington, VA

    Sean was extremely helpful and went over and beyond.
  • By HPS
    Arlington, VA
    "Good ratings, fair pricing and good engagement and responsiveness from..."

    Customer Review

    By HPS
    Arlington, VA

    Good ratings, fair pricing and good engagement and responsiveness from Jaime. In addition Sean was very informative and completed set up. My only reservation was the number of different individuals I had to interact with in order to get my project done. Admin/foreman/salesman and follow up install was a lot of confusion and conversations about not knowing what the other person said.
  • By Jennifer W.
    West Springfield, VA
    "Sean did a great job diagnosing the problem with my sump pump and fixing..."

    Customer Review

    By Jennifer W.
    West Springfield, VA

    Sean did a great job diagnosing the problem with my sump pump and fixing the problem immediately. I would definitely recommend him and the company.
  • By James B.
    Silver Spring, MD
    "Special Thanks to the foreman Casey and his crewman Grant, very hard..."

    Customer Review

    By James B.
    Silver Spring, MD

    Special Thanks to the foreman Casey and his crewman Grant, very hard workers. These guys were very professional answered all my questions, practiced social distancing and cdc recommendations with mask and gloves at all times. Process went very smooth and the guys were very professional and compassionate. I will recommend NV to all my neighbors and church for foundation work.
  • By Tom S.
    Washington, DC
    "Casey and the guys did a great job installing a trench drain in my..."

    Customer Review

    By Tom S.
    Washington, DC

    Casey and the guys did a great job installing a trench drain in my basement. They were responsive and kept me informed with the steps. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone who needs a drain installed or water remediation.
  • By A. K.
    Washington, DC
    "Thank you! Would absolutely recommend NV to others."

    Customer Review

    By A. K.
    Washington, DC

    Thank you! Would absolutely recommend NV to others.
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Recent job requests for basement waterproofing in DC:

Project Location: Washington, DC 20008

Comment: Water stain and mold discovered in basement. looking for a solution.

Project Location: Washington, DC 20009

Comment: Water coming up from floors in basement level

Project Location: Washington, DC 20002

Comment: Would like to have a sump pump installed outside basement door next to drain in stairwell.

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