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Wet basement waterproofing with Life-of-House warranty

Franklin Lakes Borough is located in northwest Bergen County, N.J. (07417). The Borough has 10,422 residents and covers 9.3 square miles (U.S. Census 2010).

In 1922, the Borough was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature from portions of Franklin Township.

The area was settled by Dutch settlers in the 1700’s and has many original dwellings preserved today on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve has been described as “A Jewel Amidst the New Jersey Suburbs”.

The Borough is the setting for Bravo television networks show “The Real Housewives of New Jersey”.

Having a wet basement in Franklin Lakes, 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.

Free wet basement inspection

  • The free wet basement inspection and educational processes might be priceless.

  • Properly maintaining your foundation is vital to protect the equity and value of your home.

  • Even if you don’t have water damage or flooding right now, your foundation could be subject to future problems.

  • The best way to prevent small problems from turning into major flooding is to get all the facts

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