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GJ MacRae Foundation Repair

The Original Wetbasements Experts – Since 1975
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Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Services in Toronto

Are you looking to increase the structural integrity of your foundation with carbon fiber reinforcement services? Check out GJ MacRae’s proven solutions!

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Carbon Fiber Reinforcement: Stabilize Your Foundation

Your foundation walls carry the weight of your entire house, and after years of use, your foundation walls can start to show signs of stress. Tree roots or hydrostatic pressure can cause these foundation walls to crack. These structural issues must be addressed as soon as possible to avoid excessive repair costs and protect the foundation from further damage.

A very effective way to address this situation is to use Carbon Fiber to help strengthen the walls and prevent them from cracking or bowing further.

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Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Experts in Toronto

GJ MacRae is a complete basement waterproofing and foundation repair company in Toronto. We provide structural foundation repair services to keep your basement foundation strong and prevent further damage to the foundation walls. Our complete basement waterproofing and structural foundation repair process includes making necessary repairs to the foundation walls and installing a waterproofing system to deliver a dry and robust basement foundation.

We use the Carbon Fiber reinforcement technique to strengthen and support the existing foundation walls. This ensures that your foundation walls do not endure further damage from hydrostatic pressure, and Carbon Fiber prevents cracks and bowing of your walls. From almost five decades of industry experience, we know how to create a strong foundation free of cracks. If you require foundation repair or foundation reinforcement, call us today!

Benefits of Using Carbon Fiber Strapping

Carbon Fiber has one of the highest tensile strengths known to exist, and Carbon Fiber is corrosion-resistant. It also provides a much higher thermal capacity than traditional materials, making it a superior repair choice in some applications. Flexible Carbon Fiber wrap can be used over any shape or size. Also, the process is quick and far less obtrusive than a complete foundation rebuild.

After the repair, the overall available space in the basement is almost the same, and the final finish is flat and smooth and can be easily painted over. Carbon Fiber requires little maintenance because it is nearly ten times stronger than steel and is non-corrosive. Plus, no heavy equipment is needed during the repair process.

In conclusion, using Carbon Fiber to repair your foundation is a low-cost process that provides excellent strength and durability to the foundation walls. It helps avoid further cracks in the wall and is nearly invisible after completion. It is almost 1/4th of an inch thick and can be painted over. Since it needs little to no maintenance, it is one of the easiest and most effective solutions for fixing foundation wall cracks.

5 Step Repair Process:

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Scope of Work

The first step is understanding what scale and configuration of Carbon Fiber reinforcement your foundation requires. 

02

Documentation

Choosing an experienced structural engineer in your area with specific Carbon Fiber product experience is recommended. 

03

The Correct Materials

Choosing the right Carbon Fiber product and configuration for your foundation repair project is critical.

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Cost Vs Workmanship

With dozens of contractors out there, be sure you are getting what you pay for. Beware of the recently saturated marketplace.

05

Drainage!

Maintain your eavestroughs and downspouts year round and ensure your grade is positively pitched away from foundation walls.

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Some Kind Words From Our Customers

Anthony Brown
Anthony Brown
2024-04-18
We had a leak from two sources in our furnace room, that occurred after a moderate to heavy rainfall. We hired GJ Macrae to excavate by the outside wall, repair the cracks and protect the wall with a membrane and mesh. Part of the trench had to be dug by hand, due to a gas line, and part could be done by machine. The GJ Macrae team were all very skilled and professional, and completed the job in three days. Now the trench has been refilled with the earth and gravel and it will take some time for the ground to settle. We have had a few heavy rains since the job was completed, and our basement is now completely dry! We highly recommend GJ Macrae!
Robert Sraka
Robert Sraka
2024-03-19
From our initial discussion with Dean through to the completion of the project I was most impressed with knowledge and professionalism. We had foundation damage from a tree root and they took the time to explain what was required and the steps involved in rectifying the situation. I highly recommend GJ MacRae for any foundation work you may need.
Wendy M
Wendy M
2024-03-13
The extremely labour-intensive work done on our heritage home basement by the staff at GJ MacRae was nothing but impressive! They handled it all with great care, attention and finesse every step of the way. Thank you!
Lisa Nicholson
Lisa Nicholson
2024-03-09
Our experience with Gavin went very well. We are very pleased with the quality of work that was done. They did an excellent job repairing the leaks and the cleanup was great too. Gavin was a pleasure to deal with. He was very professional and pleasant. We highly recommend this company.
Stephanie Williams
Stephanie Williams
2024-02-29
Honest, courteous, thorough, professional, reliable, on-time, clean and trustworthy. Solved our home’s basement water concerns caused from living on the flood plain (water table). Would definitely recommend GJMacRae Ltd as the company to fix your wet basement. Dean and his crew’s attention to detail solved the various challenges of our 91 year old home.
Maria Aleman
Maria Aleman
2024-02-05
Dean, came out right away after we noticed water in our basement and provided an estimate. Communication with him was easy and he answered all my questions. Work was done within the week. I had a great experience and will recommend to others.
Jakob Backstrom
Jakob Backstrom
2023-11-17
Gavin and his team did a great job. Right from quoting the job I had confidence they can do the job well and had the experience. Great videos on their website really help you understand what’s involved in foundation repair.
Bob
Bob
2023-11-15
Job was done in 2 days which I was amazed it could be done that quickly! That’s a lot of pails of concrete and rock that had to be shuttled in and out of the house! The guys were all very friendly and let me know everything that was being done and answered all my questions! The bowed wall looks solidly supported now with carbon fibre strapping and the water found beneath the floor is now being safely routed through newly installed Plastic Weeper to our sump. We now have peace of mind that we can finish the basement with no leaks or crumbling walls! Thankyou Gavin, Maggi, Ricardo and Jay!
Debra Gold
Debra Gold
2023-10-16
We would like to express our gratitude to G.J. McRae for the exceptional job they did in restoring our peace of mind. Every time it rained or snowed, our basement would leak, causing us great distress. However, the crew from G.J. McRae arrived promptly, worked diligently, and efficiently resolved the issue. They even left our backyard in excellent condition, cleaning up after themselves. We cannot thank you enough for the outstanding service and for making us feel confident that the problem is now completely resolved. We are so happy to be able to not worry about this any longer.
Tricia LaDouceur
Tricia LaDouceur
2023-10-16
Workers were on time and professional. Quality and value for money. My only issue was the concrete poured was a little uneven causing a small lip near the drain. We managed to smooth it out. Would highly recommend GJ MacRae Foundation Repair.

Carbon Fiber: A Straightforward Fix For Your Foundation Cracks

Rebuilding your foundation walls can be expensive and complex, but fixing your foundation cracks with Carbon Fiber may be a great alternative. Carbon Fiber reinforcement is a straightforward, cost-effective process supporting your basement walls.

If you are experiencing foundation cracks, make sure to address them quickly. Contact GJ MacRae for Carbon Fiber reinforcement services in Toronto. Give us a call or fill out the form below, and our team will inspect the foundation cracks and provide a solution for them. Feel free to contact us at (905) 824-2557 or complete the form below.

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At GJ MacRae, we take pride in extending our services across the GTA to meet our valued customers’ unique needs, and our dedicated team is committed to delivering top-notch solutions all year long. Our expansive service areas are a testament to our unwavering commitment to the highest quality foundation repair services and customer satisfaction in the GTA.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Foundation replacement involves removing and replacing a concrete foundation wall due to structural issues or instability, and Carbon Fiber strapping may be an alternative to a complete foundation wall rebuild.

Cracking or shifting in the structure or persistent water infiltration are common signs that your foundation wall may need repair or replacement.

Foundation replacement is a risky and complex task requiring expertise. Hiring professionals ensures that the job is done accurately and efficiently.

The cost and duration of foundation replacement varies based on the extent of damage and the size of the foundation wall replacement.

A solid foundation structure is essential to keeping your home safe and strong long term.

Expert Waterproofing Services for Your Home

GJ MacRae Foundation Repair has been the industry leader for reliable basement waterproofing in the Greater Toronto Area Since 1975. Nearly five decades of experience inform our proven multi-stage repair process based on below-grade drainage considerations that allow us to waterproof concrete blocks, poured walls, and stone rubble foundation walls properly for the long term. Our repair solutions for leaking foundation cracks include using bitumen-based barrier membranes and high-efficiency weeping tile systems, which give us the edge in reliability and allow for the most robust foundation repair warranty available today in the GTA. Experience the GJ MacRae difference for year-round basement leak repairs in Toronto, Oakville, Mississauga, Burlington, Hamilton, Milton, and Georgetown. If you spot cracked foundation walls, leaky foundations, or any other basement waterproofing issues in your house, reach out and call us today at (905) 824-2557.

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