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Professional Wet Basement Waterproofing Services in Saddle River, NJ

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Wet basement waterproofing with Life-of-House warranty Saddle River, NJ 07458

The Borough of Saddle River is located in Bergen County, N.J. The Borough covers 4.9 square miles and has 3,152 residents (U.S. Census 2010).

The Borough is named after the Saddle River which is a branch of the Passaic River and runs through the area.

In 1866, the Packer family established themselves in Saddle River by acquiring the Woodruff Foundry. Within a decade, W.W. Packer and Son were producing plows and farm implements on a large scale.

Saddle River was incorporated as a Borough in 1894 by an Act of the New Jersey State Legislature from portions of Orvil Township.

Carol Haney, actress and choreographer who won a Tony Award for The Pajama Game, lived in Saddle River with her family.

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

A wet basement occurs from one or more of the four ways that water enters

  • Water through the floor

  • Water through the walls

  • Water vapor through the walls and floor

  • Humidity through the air

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.

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