GJ MacRae Foundation Repair

The Original Wetbasements Experts – Since 1975

Basement Entrance Replacement in the Junction (Toronto)

Fully demolish existing basement entrance and walls and dispose (complete removal/replacement of all basement entrance walls). Dig down to footings of structure by hand and install three underpins to engineer specified dimensions. Once cured, install telescopic jack to secure the above concrete pad and install 6” of 3/4“ gravel base throughout the excavation. Install 4” of styrofoam SM insulation and 15M rebar in mesh link pattern as to engineer specifications. Install concrete footing and float.

Once cured, begin reconstruction of complete basement entrance walls with 10“ cinderblock, blok-lock and 15M vertical rebar installations in specified block cores. Fill specified cores of blockwork with grout and parge exterior of fresh blockwork. Once wall rebuild is completed and cured, prime and waterproof exterior blockwork. Fasten drainage board to fresh blockwork and fasten styrofoam SM to exterior walls. Backfill soil on exterior of fresh block walls and form up new staircase with timber and appropriate rebar detail. Once prepared, pour new staircase and float.

Once complete, remove timber formwork and dispose. Remove existing concrete floor in cold room and pour new. Backfill all exterior walls and remove all debris. Refasten fence and secure. All labour and materials included.

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.

Quality Foundation Repair Done Right.