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Leaky Basement Problem in Georgetown

You’ve just finished a long day, looking forward to unwinding in your cozy basement retreat. But instead, you’re met with the unpleasant surprise of water seepage, dampness, and that unmistakable musty odor. Ugh! It’s time to tackle this pesky problem head-on. Well, if you feel the same, you’re not alone. Many homeowners in this area have faced such challenges in their basements. It’s essential to address these problems promptly to avoid further damage and ensure the integrity of your home.

Leaky basements can occur due to various factors, such as foundation cracks, inadequate waterproofing, poor drainage systems, or heavy rainstorms. Regardless of the cause, the consequences can be troublesome. Not only can water damage your belongings and furnishings, but it can also create an ideal breeding ground for mold and mildew. This can lead to potential health risks for you and your family and costly repairs down the line.

Fortunately, there are solutions available to tackle your leaky basement problem effectively. By enlisting the help of professionals experienced in basement waterproofing, like GJ MacRae, you can find long-lasting remedies that will keep your basement dry and secure.

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GJ MacRae Foundation Repair:
Your Basement Waterproofing Solution in Georgetown

When it comes to basement waterproofing in Georgetown, the name that stands above the rest is the GJ MacRae Foundation. For nearly 5 decades, we have been the go-to choice for homeowners seeking reliable and effective basement waterproofing services. With a track record of serving over 10,000 satisfied customers, our reputation speaks for itself. As a family-owned business, we acknowledge the importance of customer satisfaction. We handle every project with extreme care and dedication, ensuring that your basement receives the attention it deserves. Our skilled professionals have the knowledge and expertise to tackle even the toughest basement waterproofing issues.

At GJ MacRae Foundation, we believe in doing the job right the first time. We don’t believe in cutting corners or providing temporary fixes. We aim to deliver long-lasting solutions that will keep your basement dry and secure for years. We combine our experience with top-of-the-line equipment to ensure the highest quality of workmanship. One of the hallmarks of our service is our commitment to customer satisfaction. We stand behind the quality of our work with a transferable 15-year warranty. This warranty provides you with peace of mind, knowing that your investment is in safe hands and that we are confident in the durability of our solutions.

The GJ MacRae Solution: Basement Waterproofing Georgetown

At the moment, we have been proudly serving The GTA:  Hamilton, TorontoEtobicokeMississaugaOakvilleBurlingtonMilton, Georgetown, and surrounding areas since 1975. We specialize in basement waterproofing in Georgetown for below-grade concrete blocks, poured concrete, field stone, and rubble stone foundation walls. 

With 10,000+ satisfied customers to date in Georgetown and over 40 years of experience, we are the leaders in all phases of foundation repair, from crack repair to weeping tile systems, structural foundation repair and underpinning, all coupled with a full line of drainage solutions, etc.

GJ MacRae Foundation Repair is the home of the true, time-tested 15-year transferable warranty. We guarantee to keep your structure here in Georgetown high and dry for years to come. We also issue a true guarantee from Home and Garden Television (HGTV) featured contractor and The Homestars: Best of Award for Customer Service.



Decades of Experience

Trust the experts with almost five decades of experience in providing basement waterproofing services. 

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Serving the GTA

We have been Servicing Toronto, Etobicoke, Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Hamilton and Georgetown.

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Outstanding Service

Home of the original transferable warranty. Licensed specialists in basement waterproofing and underpinning.

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Completely Family Owned

Family owned and operated since 1975. Robust liability insurance, WHMIS trained, fully licensed, insured and bonded.

wide range of services

Wide Range of Service

From foundation repair to sump pump installation, we have a solution for all your basement waterproofing needs.


Quality Workmanship

We take pride in delivering the highest quality workmanship, ensuring your basement stays dry for a lifetime

Why is GJ MacRae Your Ideal Choice For Basement Waterproofing In Georgetown?

Successfully Completed Over 10,000+ Basement Waterproofing Projects

With over 10,000+ successful basement waterproofing projects under our belt, GJ MacRae Foundation Repair has the experience and expertise to handle any home basement. Whether you have a century-old house or a modern building, we can keep your basement dry and safe.

Guaranteed Dry Basements

We don't just do a job. We do it right. We promise you a basement that stays dry forever. Say goodbye to leaky basements with our special GJ MacRae treatment. Customized waterproofing solutions that suit your basement needs and deliver lasting results.

Five Decades of Experience

With nearly half a century of basement waterproofing expertise in Georgetown and nearby areas, GJ MacRae can handle any project with our flexible and customized plans that match your basement needs. Plus, we offer a 15-year transferable warranty for your peace of mind.

Hand Excavation Rather Than Machine

We choose hand excavation over machines whenever we can to minimize the disruption to your property. We use low-impact residential hand excavation to preserve your property's beauty and easily restore the ground to how it was before.

Documented Waterproofing Quote

Our team carefully assesses your basement situation, determines the best solution, and gives you a written quote for your waterproofing. We offer competitive and transparent pricing, and we always get your approval before we start the waterproofing.

Georgetown Basement Waterproofing Reviews

We have completed over 10,000+ projects so far, and we have earned rave reviews on various platforms. We have outstanding ratings and customer testimonials on top review sites like Homestars, Google, and HGTV. Don't just believe us; check out what our customers say about us.


Joseph PastorJoseph Pastor
16:15 24 Jan 23
Excellent service from beginning to end. We would highly recommend this company. Dean assessed the problem (water leaking into our furnace room as a result of a window well that another company had incorrectly installed previously) and provided a thorough estimate detailing every aspect of the project. He then scheduled the job to be done before the big winter storm that had been forecast. The crew arrived exactly on time and completed the job, to the very best professional standard, in less than a day. We are so glad we chose G.J. MacRae. Thank you very much.
Lisa NeedhamLisa Needham
19:43 11 Nov 22
Amazing Service! GJ MacRae Foundation repair provided timely and superior quality service. Everything went exactly as planned from our initial consult and quote. Workers were on time, the quote was accurate and the work was high quality. We have a perfectionist contractor and he was incredibly impressed with Gavin and the team and he noted that the work was exceptional Inside and out on the project. The site was was clean and looked perfect when completed. Would highly recommend this service to our friends and family and others looking for this type of work! We can’t say enough good things and are so thankful!
16:24 11 Nov 22
Our second time utilising GJ MacRae Foundation; separate issues. Their professionalism and respect for their clients is highly commendable. Office team, sales and on-site crew all compliment each other.Highly recommend GJ MacRae Foundation company!
Kate PapadopoulosKate Papadopoulos
23:28 10 Apr 22
My fiancé and I can not say enough amazing things about GJ Mcrae. As first time home owners with water damage in our basement, GJ mcrae took care of everything so quickly and we’re extremely professional, reducing any worries we had. Would recommend this company over and over again. Dean was so easy with work with and continued to support us throughout the process. Thanks so much for the amazing job.
Adam DAdam D
19:38 11 Oct 20
We had GJ Macrae underpin our 1890s house in Leslieville over the summer. The team showed up on time every day, the project moved so smoothly. I wish I had another basement for them to underpin.Highly recommend GJ Macrae for any basement or underpinning work. The final result looks fantastic, we have a beautiful basement, with nice tall ceilings!The whole team was a pleasure to work with! 5 stars!

Industry-leading Waterproofing Services

GJ MacRae Foundation Repair is a leading name in the basement waterproofing and foundation repair industry. With nearly 5 decades of experience, we have served more than 10,000+ satisfied customers in Georgetown and built a solid reputation. At the same time, our skilled staff and our high-quality products have always delivered top-notch results.

We offer a full range of basement waterproofing services for all kinds of homes, old or new, including interior and exterior basement waterproofing, underpinning, crack repair, and more. Our experienced professionals execute our tailored basement waterproofing solutions that last for years.


Basement Waterproofing Georgetown

We specialize in basement waterproofing services for below-grade concrete blocks, poured concrete, field stone, and rubble stone foundation walls. With over 40 years of service in the GTA and backed by the most reliable warranty in the business, see what the GJ MacRae difference is all about.


Foundation Crack Repair Georgetown

Is there a crack in your poured, block, or rubble stone foundation wall, and is this crack allowing water to leak into your basement? Why do interior crack repair methods simply not work? Trust the experts and see why GJ MacRae Foundation Repair carries the business's most reliable crack repair warranty.


Weeping Tile Systems Georgetown

A century-old technology, reborn! Our services also include interior and exterior weeping tile systems coupled with deep insights and experience relating to drainage. Ask us about the difference between interior and exterior drainage methods and enjoy the benefit of our expertise!


Sump Pumps Georgetown

Sump pumps and sump basins are integral to all below-grade drainage strategies due to their simplicity, reliability, low cost, and proven effectiveness. Ensure your sump pump, sump basin, and battery backup system are well maintained and ready for the next significant rain or thaw.


Structural Wall Repairs Georgetown

Is your home's structure moving, and is this movement accelerating as the years pass? The sooner the integrity of your foundation is restored, the better. We have a full line of time-tested, certified structural foundation repair solutions tailored to your scope and budget.

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Crumbling Foundations Georgetown

Are your foundation walls spalling, eroding, or fragmenting? Is this damage accelerating through the years? Stopping moisture penetration through your above-grade concrete structure is imperative. We offer brush parging, s-type, adhesive, mesh, fiber, and thermal-slurry solutions for a lasting barrier.


Basement Underpinning Georgetown

GJ MacRae are pioneers of the overflow underpinning method in the Greater Toronto Area. Our underpinning process allows for safe, reliable vertical increases in basement ceiling height that can turn crawl spaces into full living quarters, all for less than a standard second-story addition.


Structural Carbon Fiber Georgetown

When your foundation walls begin to show signs of cracking or bowing, it generally indicates severe exterior lateral pressure from tree roots, hydrostatics, or poorly draining soil. Click here to learn more about our full carbon fiber foundation reinforcement application line.

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Window Wells Georgetown

Basement windows are a great source of natural light. They can also act as a designated fire escape, but what happens when window wells begin to deteriorate, clog and leak? Our hand-excavated exterior window well repair solutions are permanent and allow for guaranteed unimpeded drainage all year long.

The GJ MacRae Solution: Basement Waterproofing Georgetown

The very first step is to establish the location of the cracks in the foundation walls. We set up tarps and dig all the way down to the footings to not miss any of the cracks.

Next, we clean the exposed walls with a wire brush. We then chisel out the cracks, put hydraulic cement in the cracks using a trowel, and let the cement set.

After the hydraulic cement is set, we apply a quick-drying primer to the foundation walls. The primer helps provide aggressive adhesion to the walls, which is needed in subsequent steps in the waterproofing process.

A special Hydroshield rubberized membrane is applied to the entire wall using a trowel. This rubberized membrane is impermeable to air, moisture, and liquid water. A layer of fiberglass mesh is also applied to provide flexibility to the membrane while keeping its integrity. Another layer of Hydroshield is then applied again, creating a double coat and extra protection. This will guarantee that no water can pass through.

We apply a layer of thick plastic in the membranes while the patch is still sticky. After that, we install a Platon drainage board on top of the quadruple-layered membrane. It acts as an additional layer preventing water from getting to the foundation wall while protecting the membrane behind it during the backfilling.

The existing weeping tile drainage is replaced. A new weeping tile system is installed and is surrounded by a filter sock that helps to clean fine particles from groundwater and eases the drainage process.

Now we start the backfilling process. We first like to fill the top and around the weeping tile system with clear gravel to ensure consistent and rapid drainage. After that, the native soil is installed back into the excavation. Power tamping the soil every 6" -12" inches ensures that the drainage is consistent and that the rubberized membrane and waterproofing system are locked into place, restoring the original grade within the repaired areas.

A termination strip is attached to the top of the Platon drainage board to ensure that the strip does not separate from the board. After completion, everything within the repaired area is washed and swept.

Get Rid Of That Leaky Basement Today Your Basement Waterproofing Solution in Georgetown

Don’t let your basement go to waste. Turn your damp, leaky basement into a dry and cozy space that you can enjoy. Make the most of your basement space and turn it into your dream room, whether it’s a game room, a gym, or a hangout spot. A leaky basement is a wasted opportunity!

You’re just one call away from a dry and happy basement. Call GJ MacRae today, and we’ll be there in no time. We’ll inspect your basement situation and give you the perfect waterproofing solution. Get the best basement waterproofing in Georgetown from the best company in town. Call us at (905) 824-2557 or fill out the form below.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Waterproofing is a method that prevents water from penetrating your house. Waterproofing is very important as it helps keep your house dry.
There is no one size fits all approach. The solution to waterproof your basement needs to be designed specifically to address your issues and accomplish your goals. But we guarantee the most reasonable price to fit all customers’ satisfaction.
Yes. Again it is important to work with a professional so that you get a solution with a long-term warranty and a company that gives you the peace of mind that they will do the work right and stand behind it.
No. These are two separate issues and need to be addressed with different solutions.
Efflorescence- it is a mineral deposit left behind after water or moisture was present
GJ Macrae provides solutions with long-term warranties. Considerations include the type of waterproofing system you install and the type of sump system you install. There are different options that offer different levels of protection.
Some of the most common sources of basement water damage include leaky basement walls, basement drains, foundation wall cracks, leaky egress windows, and faulty or damaged basement sump pumps.
Recurring leaks in your basement walls, floors, or ceiling are a hassle to clean up and create a damp environment that serves as a breeding ground for mold and wood rot. Mold growth can seriously damage your basement walls, your possessions, and even your indoor air quality
Hydraulic Cement is a product used to stop water and leaks in concrete and masonry structures. It is a type of cement, similar to mortar, that sets extremely fast and hardens after it has been mixed with water. It is used widely in the construction industry sealing structures below grade and in situations where structures can be affected or submerged in water.
At GJ Macrae, we pride ourselves on providing permanent solutions and stand behind our work with industry-leading fully transferable warranties and guarantees. Most of our foundation repair, basement waterproofing, and crawl space repair work is backed by a 15-year warranty.

Service Areas in Georgetown

At the moment, we are serving our waterproofing services/projects throughout the Georgetown region including Ancaster, Stoney Creek, Dundas, Albion Falls, and more. So don’t hesitate, give us a call and see how it goes!