Basement Waterproofing

Basement Waterproofing in Lexington, Richmond, Georgetown, KY & Nearby

Keep Your Basement Dry with The Basement Doctor of Central Kentucky

Basement water problems are about as old as the structures they reside in. Water will leak into a basement through any opening it can, including your walls, floors, and the joints between them. Water can even pass through the concrete itself -- which is one reason why basements are notoriously damp, humid spaces.

If your Kentucky home has a wet, leaky basement, look no further for a responsible basement waterproofing company - give us a call. The Basement Doctor of Central Kentucky has been keeping basements dry since 2002.

Let one of our basement experts come and give you a free waterproofing estimate. We want to help keep your basement dry all the time!

Before and After
  • WaterGuard Installation Before and After in Mount Sterling, Kentucky
    WaterGuard Installation Before and After in Mount Sterling, Kentucky

    The WaterGuard system intercepts water at the perimeter of your basement and drains it away. WaterGuard, along with other waterproofing products, will keep your basement clean and dry. 

  • WellDuct Window Well Drain used in Melbourne, KY.
    WellDuct Window Well Drain used in Melbourne, KY.

    A WellDuct Window Well Drain was installed on this window to keep water from flooding the window well and leaking into the basement.  Call The Basement Doctor and schedule an appointment with a certified inspector for more information. 

  • CleanSpace, BrightWall and TripleSafe Sump to solve water seeping into basement wall in Winchester, KY
    CleanSpace, BrightWall and TripleSafe Sump to solve water seeping into basement wall in Winchester, KY

    A homeowner in Winchester, Kentucky was having problems with water seeping in through the walls in an unfinished basement.  The Basement has block walls and there was no sump pump installed.  We installed WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System, BrightWall Paneling System, and a TripleSafe Sump Pump to this basement to solve the issues with water seeping into these areas. 

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Common waterproofing solutions:

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Through years of research, Basement Systems, Inc.® has developed a full line of peripheral basement waterproofing and basement environment products. 

Our interior basement waterproofing systems were engineered specifically to effectively solve basement water problems - without the worry of clogging and blockage from soils under the floor. Basement Systems' basement waterproofing products offer numerous improvements over old-fashioned and out-dated systems.

Since 1987, our waterproofing systems have been installed around the world to keep hundreds of thousands of basements and crawl spaces dry!

Our Innovative Approach

We've taken the best concepts from conventional waterproofing methods and combined them to create the most innovative, effective systems in the industry.

These products include french drains and sump pump systems that are custom-designed to handle all problems that arise in below-grade spaces.

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Lisa J. of Pleasant Plain, OH

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Lorenia K. of Maysville, KY

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Doris G. of Paris, KY

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Loretta L. of Richmond, KY

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Basement Waterproofing Contractors Serving Richmond, Lexington, Georgetown

Here at The Basement Doctor of Central Kentucky, we've been fixing wet basements in neighborhoods like yours since 2002. Our certified technicians have the expertise you need to get the job done quickly, effectively, and permanently. There's no job too large or small -- and there's no wet basement we can't fix!

A dry basement will protect your home investment as well as enable a basement finishing project to enhance your storage space and gain additional living space.

Don't suffer from a damp or flooded basement, heightened home allergies from mold and mildew, or the insufficient living space. Let one of our specialists assess your problem and provide you with the causes and custom solutions available for your wet basement.

Whether you live in Lexington, Richmond, Georgetown, or surrounding areas such as Nicholasville, Frankfort, Danville, Shelbyville, Berea, Middlesboro, Somerset, our basement experts will show you how we can customize our waterproofing solution to keep your basement dry all the time!

For a free, no-obligation waterproofing cost quote, contact us by phone or e-mail today!

Negative-side Sealant

This involves applying a neagative-side sealant on your interoir walls and floors to seal out the moisture.The logic behind this is that a special waterproof paint or hydraulic cement will create a vapor barrier on the basement walls that will prevent moisture from traveling through and passing into the air. It's cheap and it sounds good.

Unfortunately, negative-side sealants do not remove the water sitting around the foundation, they will usually fail within the first couple months or after a heavy rainfall, allowing this water sitting against the foundation to find its way into your basement.

Exterior Excavation

To do this requires a complete removal of all soil around the entire perimeter of the basement. Anything on top of that soil- including foliage, stairs, sidewalks, gardens, porches, or other landscaping must be removed so the expensive and invasive process can begin.

This type of installation has been used for many decades—a drain of this type is generally installed when the home is built.

Interior Baseboard System

Installs on top of the basement floor with a drain that runs along the basement walls. Collects water and sends it to a sump pump system.

No jackhammering is required, and the installation is safe for a monolithic basement floor.

Interior Subfloor Drain

Installs underneath the basement floor, with a drain that runs along the basement walls. Collects water and sends it to a sump pump system.

The system is easy to service, and it can collect water leaking from the walls or windows as well.

our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Allen
  • Auxier
  • Banner
  • Beaver
  • Betsy Layne
  • Bevinsville
  • Blue River
  • Boons Camp
  • Burdine
  • Bypro
  • Dana
  • Drift
  • Dwale
  • East Point
  • Eastern
  • Flatgap
  • Grethel
  • Hagerhill
  • Harold
  • Hi Hat
  • Isonville
  • Ivel
  • Jenkins
  • Keaton
  • Lackey
  • Langley
  • Martin
  • Mc Dowell
  • Meally
  • Melvin
  • Minnie
  • Oil Springs
  • Paintsville
  • Prestonsburg
  • Printer
  • River
  • Sitka
  • Staffordsville
  • Stambaugh
  • Stanville
  • Teaberry
  • Thelma
  • Tram
  • Tutor Key
  • Van Lear
  • Weeksbury
  • West Van Lear
  • Wheelwright
  • Williamsport
  • Wittensville
Our Locations:

The Basement Doctor of Central Kentucky
22 Reilly Rd
Frankfort, KY 40601