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Wet Basement Foundation Waterproofing Services in Cambellford, Ontario

Understanding Soil Conditions in Campbellcroft, Ontario and Their Impact on Basement Leaks and Flooding

Campbellcroft, Ontario, is a picturesque region renowned for its natural beauty. However, the area’s unique soil conditions pose challenges for homeowners, particularly when it comes to basement leaks and flooding. Understanding the relationship between soil and basement waterproofing is crucial for protecting homes and preventing costly damages. In this article, we delve into the soil conditions prevalent in Campbellcroft and explore their effects on basement leaks and flooding. We also discuss various solutions such as basement wall crack repairs, foundation crack repairs, waterproof membranes, landscape drainage, and excavation.

Soil Types in Campbellcroft

The soil composition in Campbellcroft predominantly consists of clay and silt, with occasional pockets of sand and gravel. Clay soils are notorious for their high water retention capabilities, leading to increased risks of basement leaks and flooding. These soils expand when they absorb water and contract when they dry out, exerting significant pressure on basement walls and foundations.

Impact on Basement Leaks and Flooding

– Hydrostatic Pressure: The expansive nature of clay soils creates hydrostatic pressure against basement walls. Over time, this pressure can cause cracks in the foundation, allowing water to seep into the basement.

– Poor Drainage: Clay soils have low permeability, meaning they have limited ability to absorb and drain water. This can lead to pooling around the foundation and ultimately find its way into the basement.

– Frost Heave: In colder months, the freeze-thaw cycle affects the soil. As water freezes, it expands, exerting additional pressure on basement walls and potentially causing cracks or displacements.

Basement Waterproofing Solutions

– Basement Wall Crack Repairs: When cracks occur, it is crucial to address them promptly. As experienced professional waterproofing contractors we can inject epoxy or polyurethane resins into the cracks to seal them and prevent further water infiltration.

– Block Foundation Core Fills/Core Pours: We can fill the cores of block foundation walls with concrete or grout to reinforce the structure and reduce the risk of water penetration.

– Foundation Crack Repairs: Similar to basement wall cracks, foundation cracks require timely repairs. Methods such as epoxy injection or carbon fiber reinforcement can effectively seal and stabilize foundation cracks.

– Waterproof Membranes: Applying waterproof membranes (or wraps), to the exterior or interior of basement walls provides an additional layer of protection against water intrusion.

– Landscape Drainage: Proper landscape grading and the installation of French drains can redirect water away from the foundation, mitigating the risk of basement flooding.

– Excavation: In severe cases, excavation may be necessary to address foundational issues. This process involves temporarily removing the soil surrounding the foundation, allowing for repairs, and the installation of drainage systems.

The soil conditions in Campbellcroft, Ontario, play a significant role in basement leaks and flooding. The expansive nature of clay soils and their poor drainage properties make it crucial for homeowners to implement effective basement waterproofing measures. Professional services such as basement wall crack repairs, foundation crack repairs, block foundation core fills, and the installation of waterproof membranes are essential in safeguarding homes against water damage. Additionally, proper landscape drainage techniques and, in severe cases, excavation can further enhance the protection of basements from leaks and flooding. By understanding the relationship between soil conditions and basement waterproofing, homeowners in Campbellcroft can take proactive steps to ensure the long-term integrity of their properties.

Serving Campbellford and surrounding locations including:

– Trent River
– Norwood
– Havelock
– Blairton
– Marmora
– Bonarlaw
– Allan Mills
– Springbrook
– Ivanhoe
– Stirling
– Meyersburg

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Fast, Cost Effective and Professional Wet Basement Solutions. Expert Local Foundation Waterproofing Company in Campbellford, Ontario

We offer interior & exterior foundation wraps, core pours, basement crack repairs, landscape waterproofing, excavation and  other supporting services for home and business owners

Services - Interior Waterproof Basement Wraps

Interior Waterproof Foundation Wraps

If you’re looking for the best interior basement waterproof wraps, foundation repair, basement waterproofing and foundation crack repair in the area, we’ve got you covered. Our team of experienced professionals has been serving the Campbellford community for years and knows exactly what it takes to get your basement looking great again.

Services - Exterior Waterproof Basement Wraps


Basement waterproofing is the solution! We offer exterior basement waterproof wraps, foundation repair, basement waterproofing, foundation crack repair, and wet leaky basement repair services in Campbellford Ontario.

We use the best materials available to ensure that your home is protected from moisture damage. Our products are top-of-the-line and can help you save thousands of dollars on future repairs.

Services - Interior And Exterior Basement Foundation Crack Repairs

Interior / Exterior Foundation Crack Repairs

Foundations are the most important part of your home, and they need to be in tip-top shape if you want your house to stay standing long-term. If you have cracks or leaks in your foundation, it can lead to a number of problems including rot, mold, water damage, and even structural damage. Donerite Waterproofing is your local Campbellford professional for fixing cracks in your basement foundation.

Services - Basement Foundation Core Pour


We’re your local Campbellford experts in core pour/core fill for basement foundations, foundation repair, and basement waterproofing. We can help you seal those cracks, fix the foundation, and even prevent future leaks!

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Landscape waterproofing is a great way to protect your property from water damage in Campbellford. It helps to keep your back yard from becoming wet and soggy, and can prevent costly repairs due to water damage. It also helps to improve the look of your landscape, as it prevents water from pooling in certain areas and creating an uneven surface.

Heavy duty equipment for foundation waterproofing and basement crack repair

Mini-ex & Backhoe Loader, CONCRETE, SOIL WORK & EXCAVATION

Have you been looking for a local Campbellford company that can help you with your foundation repair, excavating services, and basement waterproofing needs? Look no further.

We have all the experience and expertise necessary to address any issues you may be facing in your home or business.

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Trusted By Hundreds Of Residential & Commercial Owners
Our company is verified and recommended by HomeStars

Perfect scores! Our clients recommend us to their family and friends. We avarage 10/10 client testimonials on Homestars and 5/5 stars on Google reviews

Limited lifetime warranty on all our work

We do things right the first time, and we proudly stand behind the quality of our work. All our work is backed up with a limited lifetime warranty

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Basement Foundation Leak & Crack Repair

Why People Trust And
Choose DoneRite Waterproofing Solutions in Campbellford

Professional Service

Our friendly staff always strive to fix your foundation problems with minimal disruption to your daily life

Expert Staff

We have been doing this for a long time and are great at what we do. We have completed hundreds of home waterproofing jobs in Campbellford

Upfront Pricing

No last minute surprises surprises on your bill. We know Campbellford well and know the terrain.


Our company is fully vetted and endorsed by HomeStars for the quality of our basement waterproofing work in Campbellford


Campbellford, Trent River, Norwood, Havelock, Blairton, Marmora, Bonarlaw, Allan Mills, Springbrook, Ivanhoe, Stirling, Meyersburg


We treat your home like our own, and take the greatest care of your property we can.

Fully Insured

Our projects are covered by a high industry standard insurance policy.

Emergency Services

If you’re having an emergency, call us immediately to be prioritized in Campbellford and surrounding areas

Lifetime Warranty

We take great pride in our work and offer a limited lifetime warranty to back it up


Fully Satisfied And Happy Customers

Our clients love us! We overwhelmingly average perfect scores on both our Google and Homestars reviews. The vast majority of our clients would happily recommend us to their family and friends.



The guys from DoneRite have saved an old guy a lot of grief. Their work was fast and very clean, getting into and out of the basement, and keeping my shelves protected.

They were friendly, knowledgable. When on breaks, they helped me understand some of their work.

No more up and down stairs emptying buckets every day, and my sleep is peaceful now.

Henry - DoneRite Foundation waterproofing and crack repair testimonial
Project: Interior Full Basement Waterproof Membrane Wrap
- Henry
Stirling, Ontario


The DoneRite team was masterful, I highly recommended them!

We bought our home in 2015. It had waterproofing previously, but was limited, we had more work done years ago. The extra work was effective but not covering our whole house. Sadly, more leaks, and more complicated.

I tried to learn enough before they came to do an estimate. They provided a quote covering both outside and inside and explained a technique to connect both wraps I had not heard of when looking up waterproofing.

Juliet - DoneRite Foundation waterproofing and crack repair testimonial
Project: Exterior Waterproof Membrane Wrap
- Juliet & Jason
Kingston, Ontario


A window well filled with water, and then leaked, like Niagara Falls, in May.

The crew at DoneRite excavated and repaired a crack within a few days of my call.

You guys are amazing. Thank you!

Kieth - DoneRite Foundation waterproofing and crack repair testimonial
Project: Interior & Exterior Basement Foundation Crack Repairs
- Keith
Warkworth, Ontario


We really appreciate your team.

We thought the problem would go away, but the spring rains this year have forced us, and we are very pleased in the work you've done.

We will recommend you to everyone!!!

Tabatha from Cobourg - Testimonial
Project: Interior Waterproof Membrane Wrap
- Tabatha
Cobourg, Ontario