Underpinning is a practical and economical solution for customers looking to increase the size and value of their home. It enables you to turn that unusable space in the basement into something more useful to enjoy. With housing prices on the rise, buying a new home for more space can be a problem for some. Underpinning is a great alternative that can save you thousands of dollars.
Canada Waterproofers Georgetown has over 25 years of experience underpinning homes in your community at an affordable price. Our skills and years of experience has allowed us to build up a reputation that is second to none. We provide the safest and highest quality underpinning service in the GTA.
WHAT TO KEEP IN MIND
If the topic of underpinning has come up in your conversations at home, it is important to ensure you protect yourself and your home, as underpinning can be very dangerous if done incorrectly.
Is your contractor licensed?
For the project, does your contractor have sufficient insurance coverage?
Are permits and drawings needed?
Once completed, does the city have to do an inspection?
Does your contractor have references readily available?
After research and selecting your contractor – hopefully Canada Waterproofers Georgetown! – the first step is to do the free onsite assessment in order to get your drawings completed
We also have a network of engineers if you need permits or drawings that can be provided
On the otherhand if you wish, we can take care of the drawings and permit needed for your home, so you can avoid the hassle of dealing with the city
The average cost for drawings and permits ranges from $2,500-$3,500 depending on many factors, including the size of the project
Although underpinning your home may be costly, the benefits out-weigh the cost in the long run
You will be able to turn that once-unusable space into a welcoming part of your home, adding more square footage and value
Steps in an underpinning project:
Transporter installed into window
Bin arrives for soils
Concrete floor removed
Walls are underpinned by sections
Inspections of all individual sections
Soil is removed and disposed of
Interior drains are replaced
Interior waterproofing installed
Sump pump installed
Sewage ejector installed if needed
Vapor barrier installed
Concrete is poured with trowel finish
Work areas cleaned
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The pros at Canada Waterproofers Georgetown base their service around hard work, integrity, honesty, and reliability. We want to make your home safe for years to come. If you have any other questions about underpinning contact us today for a free onsite assessment.