Serving Greater Pittsburgh, McKeesport, Cranberry Township, Pittsburgh

Basement Waterproofing

Basement Waterproofing Services in Pittsburgh, Cranberry Township & Nearby

Keep your basement dry with custom waterproofing systems, backed by a lifetime warranty

Sump pump and drainage system in a basement

Keep your basement dry all the time. A TripleSafe® Sump Pump System (shown here), combined with a SaniDry® dehumidifier, represents the ultimate in basement waterproofing and humidity control.

Water problems in the basement can lead to mold and mildew growth, wood rot, and foundation damage. Here at Keystone Basement Systems, basement waterproofing is our specialty. Since 2003, we've fixed thousands of leaky, wet, damp, and musty basements in Pittsburgh and surrounding areas in Western PA, Northern West Virginia, and Eastern Ohio. We've built a strong reputation for being a trusted local basement waterproofing company by providing effective solutions and quality service.

We help keep basements dry using our exclusive, patented products, including the TripleSafe sump pump, WaterGuard drainage system, and SaniDry dehumidifier. Our waterproofing systems are installed by trained specialists and come with a transferable, lifetime warranty.

Contact us to schedule your free basement waterproofing consultation and estimate today.

Do I Need Basement Waterproofing?

There are some telltale signs to look for to help you determine if your basement should be waterproofed.

Water puddle on a basement floor

Water stains, mold, and rust are typical symptoms of leaky basements in PA, WV, & OH.

Symptoms of a wet or leaky basement include:

  • Water stains on the walls or floor (carpets, drywall, and wood surfaces)
  • Musty, damp odor
  • Efflorescence (white, powdery stains)
  • Visible mold and mildew growth
  • Unexplained "flu-like" illnesses or chronic symptoms
  • Puddles of water around the foundation
  • Rust or corrosion of metal materials
  • Rotted wood

Any of these signs would tell you that you need to consider some waterproofing. If you ignore your basement water problem, you won't be able to safely use the basement for storage or a finished space.

Causes of Flooded or Wet Basements in PA, WV, & OH

Flooding is the most common natural disaster across Pennsylvania. Wet basements in Western PA, Northern West Virginia, and Eastern Ohio are often caused by heavy spring rains, summer thunderstorms, snow melt, and flash floods. When your basement floods, it's important to know why, in addition to understanding your options for repair. There are two primary factors that contribute to flooded or damp basements:

  • Clay Bowl Effect

    Illustration showing the clay bowl effect

    Excavated soil that's replaced around a completed foundation isn't as dense and tightly packed as undisturbed soil farther away. As a result, water collects in the soil immediately surrounding the house, putting pressure on foundation walls and causing cracks.

  • Hydrostatic Pressure

    Illustration showing hydrostatic pressure

    The weight of the water in the soil around the foundation exerts pressure, forcing the water through cracks, gaps, holes, and around windows leading into the basement.

  • How We Fix Wet Basements in Greater Pittsburgh

    Our waterproofing specialists will be able to identify where the water in the basement is coming from and determine which waterproofing method and products are the most appropriate. They'll also be able to handle repairs on the exterior of the home, including extending downspouts to improve drainage around the foundation.

    Customized Basement Waterproofing Solutions

    Our complete lineup of basement waterproofing products and basement waterproofing services includes all the solutions you need for a dry, comfortable, odor-free basement; no matter what's causing your issues. We offer a range of basement waterproofing repair solutions for Pittsburgh homes, including:

    Basement sump pump system

    Basement Sump Pumps

    Our powerful sump pumps collect water and pump it safely out of your basement.

    Basement drainage system

    Basement Drainage Systems

    Our patented interior drainage systems provide a permanent solution against basement flooding.

    Basement dehumidifier

    Basement Dehumidifiers

    The SaniDry basement dehumidifier controls moisture levels, reduces odors, and helps prevent mold and mildew.

    Basement wall vapor barrier

    Vapor Barrier

    CleanSpace provides protection against moisture coming through the foundation walls.

    Why Greater Pittsburgh Homeowners Choose Keystone Basement Systems

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    When you choose a basement contractor in the Basement Systems network like Keystone Basement Systems, you get a local company trained in and committed to the best waterproofing practices. With exclusive access to patented Basement Systems products, we can customize the right solution to address your specific basement or crawl space problems.

    Benefits from hiring a Pittsburgh basement waterproofing contractor in the Basement Systems network include:

    • Trained & certified installers in moisture and humidity control, drainage, waterproofing, flood prevention, and more
    • Skilled on-site project manager
    • Consistent communication and courteous service
    • Free basement inspections and estimates
    • Simple financing options
    • Transferable lifetime warranty on interior drainage systems

    Get a free estimate from your local basement repair expert

    Your flooding, damp, or wet basement can cause more than just a headache; these issues can create bigger problems like mold, mildew, rot, structural damage, and risk of health problems.

    If you think you have a basement waterproofing problem, contact us to schedule your free basement inspection and estimate today. Your certified waterproofing specialist will find the source of the problem and provide an estimate for the best basement repairs and basement waterproofing services for your home.

    Looking for a price? Get a no cost, no obligation free estimate.

our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Acosta
  • Addison
  • Beaverdale
  • Berlin
  • Boynton
  • Cairnbrook
  • Cassandra
  • Central City
  • Confluence
  • Cresson
  • Davidsville
  • Dunlo
  • Elton
  • Fairhope
  • Fort Hill
  • Friedens
  • Garrett
  • Gray
  • Hidden Valley
  • Hollsopple
  • Hooversville
  • Jenners
  • Jennerstown
  • Jerome
  • Kantner
  • Lilly
  • Listie
  • Markleton
  • Meyersdale
  • New Baltimore
  • Portage
  • Quecreek
  • Rockwood
  • Saint Michael
  • Salisbury
  • Salix
  • Seanor
  • Shanksville
  • Sidman
  • Sipesville
  • Somerset
  • South Fork
  • Springs
  • Stoystown
  • Tire Hill
  • Ursina
  • Wellersburg
  • West Salisbury
  • Wilmore
  • Windber
Our Locations:

Keystone Basement Systems
205 31st St
McKeesport, PA 15132
1-412-872-2550
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