Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

General Questions – FAQ

How Long Does It Take To Fix A Crack In My Solid Poured Concrete Foundation?

In an unfinished area, it will take about 1.5 hours to repair a crack in a solid poured concrete foundation. In a finished area, where we have to remove a small section of drywall or panelling to expose the crack, it will take about 2 hours.

Can A Wet Basement Be Repaired By A DIY Homeowner?

In our vast experience, we have seen many, many failed attempts by homeowners who have tried a variety of unique methods to fix a crack or manage the water coming into their home. 

In most of these cases, the dampness turned into a mould-related issue and made parts of the home unhealthy and unliveable. 

We believe the best approach is to get a wet basement fixed by one of our experts who understands water management and how it relates to your home’s structure.  

How Long Does It Take To Fix A Crack In My Solid Poured Concrete Foundation?

In an unfinished area, it will take about 1.5 hours to repair a crack in a solid poured concrete foundation. In a finished area, where we have to remove a small section of drywall or panelling to expose the crack, it will take about 2 hours.

Is Your Work Guaranteed and For How Long?

The Crack Doctor’s warranty is amongst the most highly respected in the waterproofing industry. Most repairs are permanent and carry our famous lifetime transferrable warranty to never leak again or we will fix it for free.

What Areas Do You Service?

The Crack Doctor services Toronto, the GTA, Southern Ontario, Central Ontario, and Eastern Ontario. We also service Ottawa, Hull, Gatineau, and Montreal. For a complete listing of the areas we serve, please visit here.

Can You Fix Previously Repaired Cracks In Solid Concrete?

Yes, we can and this repair carries the same transferrable lifetime warranty.

Can My Basement Be Fixed From The Inside?

Yes, most wet basement issues can be permanently repaired from the inside.

Do You Carry Liability Insurance?

The Crack Doctor carries five million dollars of liability insurance, and we maintain full WSIB coverage.

Do You Do Excavation and Outside Waterproofing?

Yes, The Crack Doctor provides the full spectrum of waterproofing and foundation repair services including excavation, weeping tile replacement and outside waterproofing.

About Our Services

We Can Help.

We know it is frustrating to discover a crack in a basement wall and realize that water is penetrating and finding a way into your home.  But our cure is the most trusted solution and it can be performed from the inside or outside in a timely manner.

 

Free Advice

Even if you decide to have the work performed by someone else we will still advise the best solution for you and your home. With our leading industry knowledge, experience and know-how, we will only recommend the right fix that will keep your basement dry permanently.

 

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