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Waterproofing, Foundation Repair, and Mold Services in Carlstadt New Jersey


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Wet basement waterproofing with Life-of-House warranty

The Borough of Carlstadt is located in Bergen County, N.J. in the Southern part of the county. The Borough has 6,127 residents and covers 4.2 square miles.

In 1894, the Borough was officially incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey State Legislature from portions of Bergen Township. Originally, the Land had been formed as a village incorporated in 1860, but was changed to a Borough.

There historic firehouse in Carlstadt, is now preserved as the home of the Carlstadt historical society.

Yoo-Hoo Beverage plant is located in Carlstadt. The drink was invented in New Jersey in the 1920’s.

Having a wet basement in Carlstadt, NJ is fixed permanently by A-1 Basement Solutions of Scotch Plains and backed by our Life of House Warranty.

Henry French and Wet Basement Waterproofing French drains

  • The earliest wet basement waterproofing French drains were simple ditches, pitched from a high area to a lower one filled with gravel.

  • These were described by Henry Flagg French (1813-1885) of Concord, Massachusetts in his book Farm Drainage.

  • Mr. French was very proud of his cellar drainage system where he surrounded a drain tile with gravel and kept his wet basement dry.

  • A French drain has perforated hollow pipes along the bottom to quickly vent water that comes from a rising water table.

  • French drains are common wet basement waterproofing drainage systems, used to prevent ground water from damaging foundations.

  • They are still called French drains to this day and are the standard for wet basement waterproofing.

Fixing your wet basement now will save you thousands later

  • When a house is under contract for sale, the buyer will usually hire a home inspection company to report on the condition of the house.

  • The home inspection is a comprehensive exam of the building from roof to basement and everything in between

  • If there was ever a wet basement problem the Home Inspector will find it.

  • For the house to be easier to show and easier to sell, you should have the wet basement made dry and healthy before the house is shown

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Free Wet Basement Waterproofing Inspections in Carlstadt, NJ 07072

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