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Basement Waterproofing Services in Toronto

Wet Leaky Basement Repair & Foundation Crack Repair in Toronto.

Are you experiencing foundation water leaks into your basement? MT Drains & Plumbing is the basement waterproofing company Toronto homeowners call for permanent and guaranteed solutions to stop basement water leaks.

Whether the leak is due to a cove joint fault, floor or wall crack, or hydrostatic pressure, we quickly diagnose the fault and recommend an effective solution. Our experienced team is fully certified and insured and promises to provide you with a tailored solution that fits your budget, preventing future basement flooding and protecting your home.

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We Offer The Best Basement Waterproofing Services In Toronto

At MT Drains & Plumbing, we take pride in being the experts in basement leak repair. With years of experience, we have honed our skills in providing lasting solutions for our clients.
By carefully assessing your basement and identifying the causes of leaks, we can provide you with a comprehensive solution that fully addresses your basement waterproofing needs. Our expertise in waterproofing services allows us to effectively resolve basement leaks in Toronto. Some of our most sought-after services for resolving basement leaks include:
sump pump installation prevents basement flooding by efficiently redirecting excess water.
Sealing and repairing of cracks in basement walls and floors to prevent water intrusion.
mending basement wall and floor cracks, bolstering structural integrity, and stopping leaks.

diverting groundwater from your foundations, preventing water damage to your home.

control groundwater, preventing water damage and maintaining dry basements.
Ensure a dry basement: expertly install window wells to prevent leaks and manage water effectively.

We offer all our services at competitive prices, ensuring that you receive excellent value for your investment. Our skilled team completes projects with utmost precision on the first attempt, giving you peace of mind and eliminating the need for repeat services.

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Waterproofing Prices in Toronto

Navigating the landscape of waterproofing can often be intricate. Sometimes, the root of the problem isn’t immediately clear just from a description. This is why at MT Drains & Plumbing, we believe in first-hand assessment. We offer free on-site estimates for our waterproofing jobs. Our experts will visit, evaluate, and provide you with a detailed breakdown of costs, ensuring there are no hidden surprises. Our commitment is to ensure you get the best solution at a fair price.

Type of JobAvg. Price Min (CAD)Avg. Price Max (CAD)Pricing Details
Interior Waterproofing$80 per Linear Foot$240 per Linear FootPricing based on linear footage
Exterior Waterproofing$150 per Linear Foot$350 per Linear FootPricing based on linear footage
Foundation Crack Repair$1600$3200

Pricing per crack based on width and depth:

  • Up to 4 feet wide and 5 feet deep
  • Up to 5 feet wide and 9 feet deep
Window Well Repair (Regular)$1800$3200

Pricing based on size and depth:

  • Up to 48″ wide and 4 feet deep
  • Up to 60″ wide and 9 feet deep
Type of Job / Avg. Price Min (CAD) Max (CAD)
Sump Pump & Tank $2100 $2700
Sump Pump Only $600 $900
Sump Pump Battery Back-up + $900 + $1200
Backwater Valve Installation (Inside) $2000 $2700
Backwater Valve Installation (Outside) $2400 $3200

Waterproofing Subsidy Program in Toronto

Basement waterproofing is crucial to preventing avoidable water damages, but it isn’t the cheapest project. Thankfully, the Toronto Waterproofing Subsidy Program makes things more affordable.
Being a recognized waterproofing company, Toronto homeowners can access this subsidy by working with us. Taking advantage of the subsidy can save you up to 80% on installing flood prevention tools, like backwater valves and sump pumps. The subsidy also covers projects like capping, pipe severance, and foundation drain.
We’ll provide all the guidance you need for claiming the subsidy payment of around $1,700 from the City of Toronto. You can only qualify for the subsidy if you are a registered owner of a Toronto duplex, single-family home, or triple property.
Also, the property must be an existing one and not have already exhausted its maximum payable subsidy.

Why Choose Us?

MT Drains & Plumbing has been caring for the basement waterproofing needs of Toronto residents for over two decades. We have acquired special experience and skills over many years that enable us to deliver tailored solutions for the unique basement waterproofing needs of each client.
Aside from receiving highly-rated services with long-lasting results, you can expect the following when you choose us for your basement waterproofing project:

Licenced & Insured Waterproofing Company

Unlike many, we offer both plumbing and drain services.

Offering Waterproofing Services Since 1991

Check our abundant positive reviews on Google and social media.

Lifetime Warranty

Our waterproofing projects come with a lifetime warranty.

About Our Waterproofing Company

As the foremost waterproofing company serving Toronto homeowners, our team is comprised of fully licensed technicians who have demonstrated their qualifications and expertise to the highest industry standards. Additionally, our team leader, Pavel, is a recognized authority in diagnosing leaks and delivering lasting solutions. When you select us for basement waterproofing services, you can rest assured that your home is not only in competent hands but also under the guidance of Pavel’s expertise, ensuring long-term protection against moisture-related issues.

"Prompt And Professional Work"

Prompt and professional work. This was the second time I had worked with Pavel and his team, to do some work at our Preschool. The plumbing needed to be rerouted, and it was done quickly with minimal water shutoff.
We rely on MT Drains for all our plumbing needs because Pavel and his team are not only reliable and reasonably priced but also consistently work professionally.
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Local Basement Waterproofing Company

Do you have a leaky or wet basement? Are you unsure where the water is entering from? We can help you find a cost-effective method for your waterproofing your basement in Vaughan. We start by sending a professional waterproofing consultant to evaluate your basement’s foundation to find the cause of the water leak.

Every part of your home below ground level needs waterproofing, whether you’re experiencing moisture problems or not.

If you do have issues with water in the lower parts of your house, we offer basement leak repair services. We’ll patch the crack and then improve your setup, including the installation of sump pumps or weeping tiles as necessary so that it doesn’t happen again.

We also offer preventative waterproofing services inside and outside your home. Our expert plumbers can install backwater valves to keep sewage from entering your home during a storm and improve the waterproofing on your walls and foundation before any issues develop.

waterproofed basement that was leaking from the corner in Toronto

Damp or Leaky Basement? We Can Help!

The sooner you fix a basement leak in Toronto, the better. Ignoring the leak will only lead to deterioration and costly repairs or replacement. It will also affect the safety and structural integrity of your home.
Since different types of basement leaks require unique approaches and specialized equipment, you should always choose experienced and licenced waterproofers in Toronto, like us, for the job.
We’ve been in the business of providing lasting solutions to basement leaks for almost three decades. Our experience and constantly updated skills equip us with everything we need to cost-effectively and quickly resolve even the most complicated basement leak.
Are you ready to discuss your basement waterproofing Toronto project? Contact MT Drains & Plumbing for impressive services with lasting results.

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Toronto Basement Waterproofing and Crack Repair Experts

Often, a basement wall crack indicates a larger issue with the waterproofing of your home. Long-term exposure to moisture decreases the load capacities of cement and wood, and most cracks result from weakened building materials.
Our team is fully licensed and insured. The training and experience we bring to each job ensures that we’ll fix it right the first time.
We not only fix the problem but also take steps to prevent it from recurring.
There is no one-size-fits-all solution for solidifying walls, so we employ a variety of basement crack repair methods. Our experts explain why you need a particular solution so that you can be confident in the improved safety of your home, and we will not move ahead until you are satisfied.
Then, we fix what’s broken and protect your home from suffering the same problem in the future. Preventing water damage also increases the lifespan of your basement walls.

Benefits to Basement Waterproofing

It might be tempting to ignore a basement leak, especially if you rarely use your basement or the leak is out of sight. Ignoring the leak doesn’t mean it isn’t causing problems, and it could eventually cause health issues and thousands in property damage.
The sooner you get basement waterproofing, the sooner you can begin using the room safely, including as a home theatre, studio, or hobby room.
Early basement waterproofing also prevents:
  • Extensive and expensive water damage
  • Compromising the structural integrity of your building
  • Mould growth, which can be hazardous to your health
  • Damage to plumbing or electrical connections in your basement
  • interior drain tile covered with new cement

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    Insured and Licensed Basement Waterproofers

    Flooding and moisture in your basement or crawlspace are serious. When left untreated, it will lead to even more severe problems, like mould, mildew, and dry rot that will begin to affect the integrity of your walls.
    Our team is fully licensed and insured. The training and experience we bring to each job ensures that we’ll fix it right the first time.
    In the rare instance that a mistake or accident takes place, you are protected since our insurance covers both damages to your home and injuries to our workers.

    "Offered Us a Reasonable Solution and Price"

    We had a leak in the corner of our basement. Pavel examined the area and provided some tips on how to inspect and find the cause. After finding and locating the root of the problem, he provided me with a reasonable solution and reasonable estimate of cost.
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    Industry Leaders in Basement Waterproofing

    At MT Drains & Plumbing, we are the first choice for basement waterproofing in Toronto. We deliver long-lasting results on all projects, with the latest proven basement waterproofing tactics, and the best results the first time around.
    For all repairs and installations, we use top-quality products from leading manufacturers. You are bound to get a perfect finish on any waterproofing project without worries about calling us for repeat services.
    We have diligently acquired a long list of happy customers throughout the Greater Toronto Area over our time of service. We would love to add you as another happy customer by providing you with a dry, safe, and comfortable basement.

    Interior vs. Exterior Waterproofing

    If your basement is often wet, it can lead to complications, such as persistent strongodours and rampant mould growth. Leave it long enough, and it could also damage floors, walls, pillars, and ceilings.
    The wetness could be due to water leaking into the basement from outside from wall seepage or poorly installed basement windows. It could also be internal from a damaged pipe or floor seepage from hydrostatic pressure. Depending on the cause, we can provide a lasting solution through external or interior waterproofing.

    Exterior waterproofing involves waterproofing and sealing the foundation of your home to cover cracks that can let in moisture. Interior waterproofing usually involves concrete coating or installing a drain along the base of your walls. The drain will catch water seepage and safely deposit it outside your basement.

    Let us perform a free on-site estimate to determine if interior or exterior waterproofing is the best solution for waterproofing your basement.

    "Helped Me Fix My Basement Leak For a Reasonable Cost"

    We had a leak in the corner of our basement. Pavel examined the area and provided some tips on how to inspect and find the cause. After finding and locating the root of the problem, he provided me with a reasonable solution and reasonable estimate of cost. The work his crew did was professional and clean. I highly recommend Pavel, for I find him professional, reasonable, responsive and cooperative.

    We Offer Free On-Site Estimates

    See if our basement waterproofing company Toronto is right for you—contact us today for a free on-site estimate. You can schedule our technicians to visit at a time that best suits you.
    After examining your basement cracks and water leaks, we’ll recommend solutions that fit your budget and goals. We can also provide you with a free no-obligation quote based on the recommended service. Our quotes are always competitive, and we are happy to answer any of your questions.

    Types of Basement Leaks

    There are various causes for a basement leak in Toronto. Popular culprits are wall cracks, hydrostatic pressure, cove joints, and floor cracks.
    • Wall cracks can be caused by the house settling or shrinking, cement drying, and seismic activity. The presence of cracks can create entry points for water in the soil surrounding the basement.
    • Hydrostatic pressure is caused by water underneath your basement floor or wall pushing against the barrier until it breaks into your basement. We install a French drain to control such seepage by draining the water to a sump pump or outlet.
    • Cove joints are where the walls of your basement meet the floor. The point isn’t perfectly sealed, so water can leak into the basement from there. A French drain or other types of interior waterproofing are effective for controlling such basement leaks.
    • Floor cracks can force water from the ground into your basement. Such leaks can be caused by hydrostatic pressure or a burst pipe under the foundation.
    The right approach to fixing a basement leak will depend on the cause. By carefully assessing your basement leak, we can identify the best solution and stop it from reoccurring.
    Call MT Drains & Plumbing today to discuss your basement waterproofing needs and arrange for a free on-site estimate.


    MT Drains & Plumbing has been caring for the basement waterproofing needs of Toronto residents for over two decades. We have acquired special experience and skills over many years that enable us to deliver tailored solutions for the unique basement waterproofing needs of each client.

    • Licenced and insured technicians
    • Polite and respectful professionals
    • 24/7 availability to care for your needs immediately
    • Fair and transparent pricing
    • Fantastic customer service
    • No mess
    • Impressive warranties on installations
    Oftentimes, the external ground around your home and the soil under the house will naturally erode over the years. This is caused by water saturation from weather conditions or other external sources of water and it will eat away at the home’s foundation causing major structural damage over time. Putting up a waterproofing barrier will ensure this erosion is brought to a halt.

    Basement windows can serve as a much-needed light source in a basement but also as a means by which water can seeps into your basement. Basement windows are the typical entry point for water to get into your basement. Sealing them may not be enough, so an extra step to take is installing a Window Well to make sure that any water that is getting in will have a proper drainage channel to get out.

    internally waterproofing your home not only protects your foundation, but it also makes your basement more comfortable to be in as it prevents excess moisture and humidity caused by groundwater penetrating your foundation. We’re a local company that can cater to all of your internal waterproofing requests with impressive skill and enthusiasm.

    We respond to the waterproofing needs of commercial and residential customers. We can help you with everything from weeping tile installation to French drain installation and beyond. We can even assist you with basement crack repair and window well installation work.

    Exterior basement waterproofing in the greater Toronto area starts at $100 per liner square foot. Contact our professional team today for a free obligation consutation and on-site estimate.

    Internal waterproofing service is a pretty simple concept. First and foremost, it entails digging a trench from within your basement. This trench should run directly alongside the problematic space. Once the trench has been dug, drainage system insertion starts.

    The purpose of this system is to guide water accumulation over to ways out of the home. Concrete is then poured in order to close the trench. This provides property owners with the promise of basements that are perfectly dry and comfortable.

    Plumbers rely on internal sealants as a means of stopping additional water escape, preventing potential water damage. These kinds of sealants are not necessarily effective in stopping leaks for good. They can be useful for the sealing of conspicuous cracks that are present on floors, ceilings and walls.

    Note that weeping tiles and French drains are both typical sights in the internal waterproofing world.

    Internal basement waterproofing in Vaughan can be beneficial for many households. It doesn’t negatively influence outdoor surroundings in any manner, and it safeguards basements of all kinds from the hazards of the outdoors, too. It minimizes hydrostatic pressure while being remarkably budget-friendly.

    The difference between internal and external waterproofing is that internal waterproofing seeks to waterproof your basement walls from the inside and includes the installation of a internal drainage system to redirect water away from your homes foundation. This also includes the installation of sump pumps which seek to divert water that has made it into your basement away to prevent water damage and mitigate risk of mold forming.

    External waterproofing on the other hand brings the waterproofing process to the outside of your foundation and is considered to be the best solution in-regards to protecting your basement foundation, but in certain applications is not possible, due to a list of potential factors. Our waterproofing contractors can advise you on the best course of action to stop your basement walls from leaking.

    There are several potential causes of a wet carpet in a basement in Toronto. Some of the most common include:

    1. Leaky pipes: A leak in the plumbing system can cause water to seep into the basement and cause a wet carpet.

    2. Flooding: Heavy rain or snowfall can cause water to seep into the basement through cracks in the foundation or through window wells.

    3. High humidity: High humidity levels in the basement can lead to condensation on surfaces, which can cause a wet carpet.

    4. Clogged or malfunctioning sump pump: A sump pump is used to remove water that has accumulated in the basement. If it is clogged or not working properly, it can cause water to buildup and create a wet carpet.

    5. Improperly installed or maintained drainage: Improperly installed or maintained drainage systems can cause water to collect around the foundation and seep into the basement, creating a wet carpet.

    6. Improperly installed or maintained window wells.

    It is important to identify the cause of the wet carpet and take appropriate action to fix the problem. It’s better to seek professional help in order to find out the source and prevent any further damage.


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    MT Drains & Plumbing Reviews

    Maks B.Maks B. ★★★★★ Awesome service. Very fast response, and high-quality service. We had a water leak through the crack in the basement, The guys quickly visited us and provided a few solutions, after finalizing a quote it was a fast and quality repair. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff.Cooper W.Cooper W. ★★★★★ Absolutely would recommend MT Drains & Plumbing. They were very prompt and responsive to all communications, and were very persistent and helpful in finding/diagnosing a really obscure issue we were having with water in our basement. The quality of the work done was great, they installed a new window well for us and there was not a single thing left out of place after they were done the work as well as completely explaining everything that they did and the steps they took.David D.David D. ★★★★★ I had a 6 ft repair done crack was sealed and new rubber installed weepers were checked and tested ok! Workmanship was excellent cleaned area and all and all was a fantastic job! Slava was amazing he diagnosed a new problem and made sufficient repair! Job well done!Veronika L.Veronika L. ★★★★★ We needed to fix the foundation crack after the basement leak. Called MT Drains and they provided the quote within couple days and scheduled the service. Very professional, knowledgeable and great customer service. We also used them for waterproofing other area around the house and fixed the window well drainage and were happy with their service and pricing.Steven T.Steven T. ★★★★★ The drain from bathroom sink was leaking. The drain pipe got replaced. MT Drains did a wonderful jobSimon S.Simon S. ★★★★★ The drain from our kitchen sink was leaking near the place where it attached to the sink itself. The reason turned out to be corrosion that was rotting away the place where the drain pipes attach to the sink.Pavel from MT Drains responded to my Trusted Pros posting within minutes, and was able to have a plumber come that very day. Dima arrived within the agreed time frame. He was polite, friendly, efficient and very skilled at diagnosing the problem and making the repair by replacing the corroded parts. He also cleaned up after his work.Viktoriya in the office was also very helpful and professional - the entire operation was fast, efficient, effective, friendly and professional. I will definitely call on MT Drains for any future plumbing needs.Karen G.Karen G. ★★★★★ These guys were amazing! Incredibly responsive from the first call. Very thorough and knowledgeable during the quoting process - and they did an incredible job repairing a wet basement issue we’ve had for YEARS! They were so clean and efficient while doing the actual work. I would recommend them without any hesitation.WalterWalter ★★★★★ We had an emergency drain leak and MT Drains were the only once who were able to accommodate us. Patel came within an hour and fixed our problem on the spot. Definitely recommend MT Drains! Great customer service and workmanship!Frank S.Frank S. ★★★★★ I found water leaking in our basement and i called numerous companies and they told me i needed to get waterproofing done.However, I recently had a wonderful experience with this MT Drain plumbing company. I reached out to them for assistance. The technician named Pavel came by to inspect for a water leak problem. They arrived promptly and quickly identified the problem. He was very meticuous and thoroguh with his investigation and found the problem. What really stood out to me was that they didn't charge me for just finding the issue. They provided me with a thorough explanation of the problem and their recommended solution. I was impressed with their honesty and professionalism, and would highly recommend this company to anyone in need of plumbing services. Thank you so much for your outstanding service! God bless your company for the best honest company! Saved me thousands of dollars by finding a simple problem! They just got a customer for life and i will recommend their talented technician to everyone i know who needs a plumbing work.Paul A.Paul A. ★★★★★ We are repeat customers of MT Drain Richmond Hill and could not be happier with their services. Our first experience with them involved basement waterproofing, and we have had no issues with it for the past six years, even during periods of heavy rainfall. In addition, they provided us with gorgeous window-well covers that have attracted inquiries from friends and neighbors. Beyond their excellent work, the team is punctual, budget-friendly, and extremely courteous. They also prioritize property protection and ensure that no damage is incurred. Communication is excellent, and they follow up promptly, demonstrating their professionalism.Paul A.Paul A. ★★★★★ For some time, our basement had been experiencing water leakage after rain showers. The issue persisted, and with every passing storm, the leaks became more severe, leaving me feeling anxious. After researching online for a reliable company, I discovered Mt Drains. I reached out to them and was pleasantly surprised by how promptly they responded and came to assess the situation. The technician who attended to us was not only personable but also provided us with the best solution to our problem. The workers who carried out the job were equally professional and friendly, and upon completion, the area looked better than it did before. I am highly satisfied with their services and will undoubtedly recommend them to anyone in need.Mihail M.Mihail M. ★★★★★ Guys did an amazing job , fixing leak in the basement . Very professional job . Thanks againValeria S.Valeria S. ★★★★★ We called MT Drains & Pluming after a leak in the basement after heavy rain. The team was courteous and very professional. We ended up hiring Pavel for external basement waterproofing. The job was done on time and the price was reasonable.Anton PAnton P ★★★★★ Great company to deal with. Had leaking basement, called them and they came next day. Started working in 2 days and finished all in 3!weeks. Highly recommend.js_loader

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