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Leaky Basement Repair

The structural integrity of your home relies on the foundation. The foundation provides a base for the walls and is your  homes first line of defense from structural damage. A small leak, though, can undermine all of it.
Many people do not take proactive steps to address these leaks and pay thousands more than they should. To ensure you protect your home call MT Drains & Plumbing today for a free no-obligation quote.
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Basement Leak Repair Services

Foundation repairs. Drainage installation. Waterproofing. MT Drains & Plumbing handles all these tasks and more. Our insured and licensed waterproofers receive rigorous training before entering the field. By the time we let them take on residential and commercial projects, there is no repair they can’t handle.
When our waterproofers arrive on site, they’ll take the time to talk with you and understand your needs. After performing a thorough, complimentary inspection, they will walk you through their findings. That may include cracks or other issues you didn’t notice previously. Our waterproofers can also recommend the best services and approaches to fix your basement for good.

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Top Rated Basement Leak Repair

Quality matters. When you hire a basement leak service, you should be confident that the repairs will last now and in the future. We’ve made the process of finding a reliable service easier by getting Better Business Bureau and TrustedPros accreditation.
Plus, every MT Drains & Plumbing project comes with a 100 percent quality guarantee. It’s our way of going above and beyond for you, the customer. Don’t just take our word for it. Check out of the five-star reviews we’ve earned from customers or our 4.9 out of 5 rating on TrustedPros.

"I Would Recommend MT Drains For Waterproofing"

We had the pleasure of working with Pavel and his team of waterproofers. Our basement wall crack was causing a leak in the basement. Pavel came the same day to investigate the issue, the guys did an amazing job and it like there were never here. I would recommend Pavel for waterproofing and plumbing to everyone.
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We Offer Basement Leak Repair

We pride ourselves on providing the ultimate customer experience at MT Drains & Plumbing. Whenever and wherever you need assistance, we have you covered. Our team of experts has fixed countless basement leaks across Vaughan since 1991, and we can fix yours, too.
Whether you are a home or business owner, we have the tools and experience to repair your basement leak. More importantly, we stand by the quality of our work, knowing the repairs will last for years to come. This commitment is why we are the only basement crack repair service that some people will ever use.

Types of Basement Leaks

Cove Joint Leak

A cove joint is where the floor meets the wall. If there is a leak inside the wall or excess rain, the groundwater along the juncture will rise. Eventually, the water seeps through the cove joint and into your basement. Experts refer to this phenomenon as hydrostatic pressure.
Due to the design, filling the cracks is not enough to fix a cove joint leak. Instead, waterproofers have to redirect the water. One option is to install an outside footer drain that relieves the underground water pressure. Another option is to insert an interior drain tile system to improve overall drainage.

Window Well Leak

If you see water trickling down your basement walls, there is a good chance you have a window well leak. Even light rain can expose problems in a poorly drained window well. Once the breach happens, it will continue to eat away at your home’s foundation until you fix it.
Installing a drain is the most effective way to fix a window well leak. It manages excess groundwater and properly drains it away from the foundation. A drain isn’t the only solution, though. You can also replace the basement windows, cover the window well, or swap out the gravel in the window well.

Floor Leak

Few basement problems are more daunting than water seeping through your floor. There are two possible culprits. The first is a burst pipe in your basement that causes flooding. The second is the water table rising, which typically happens after heavy rain or rapid snow melting.
As ominous as a small lake in your basement seems, a leaking floor crack is fixable. After removing the water, our waterproofers will install a perimeter floor drainage system. The drain collects water as it approaches the floor and diverts it to your sump pump.

Foundation Wall Leak

There are many reasons you may have a foundation wall leak. There could be a crack in your pipes or wall. Perhaps, the waterproofing cannot hold back the hydrostatic or lateral pressure outside the home. Fortunately, there are several ways to assuage these problems.
Sealing foundation wall cracks is an effective and permanent solution. The best sealants stick to the wall permanently, even as the wall expands and contracts over time. Waterproof wall panels are another long-lasting choice. They pull double duty as the panels keep out unwanted moisture while upgrading the look and value of your basement.

Sump Pump Leaks

The sump pump is the unsung hero of your basement. It is what keeps your foundation dry and free of mould and mildew. If there is a leak or other problem, the sump pump can no longer divert water away from your house. As a result, water can fill your basement.
The average sump pump lasts for ten years. If you notice a crack or uneven wear, address the problem immediately. In the best-case scenario, you will only have to replace a single part. If you put off the repair, you may end up paying north of $1,000 to replace the entire unit.

We Offer Free Onsite Estimates

If you have a basement leak, don’t wait. A single hole is likely the tip of the iceberg. The odds are it is a sign of more significant structural damage. Plus, the longer you wait to fix the problem, the more likely the leak is to compound or damage other materials.
MT Drains & Plumbing makes the repair process easy. Our professional waterproofers come to your home and provide a free onsite inspection with no strings attached. That way, you can understand the cause of the leak and how to fix it. Get started with your onsite estimate by calling us at (905) 761-5551 today.

Reviews From Our Happy GTA Customers

Elayne from ThonnhillTrusted Pros
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I contacted MT Drains & Plumbing, they called me back immediately and gave me an estimated arrival time.They were extremely prompt. That really counts when you have a leak! Pavel and Eddie are very polite and tidy. They identified and fixed the source of the leak professionally.
Maria From ConcordTrusted Pros
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These guys saved our life by showing up in time and replaced a leaky pipe easily! After that, we scheduled an appointment for the next day to check everything out, so the leaking problem won't bother us again because of the extremely cold temperatures. We had great communication and we received all the answers that we needed for future prevention of the problem. Well done job! I would say, above and beyond.
Ryan from TorontoTrusted Pros
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My wife and I purchased an older home in East York with the understanding that we were going to need to do a fair bit of work to modernize the infrastructure. Plumbing being a major focus. I contracted MT to: replace cast iron plumbing stacks (there were two in my home), plumb our new kitchen main floor, and also a basement kitchen that we have, as well as some plumbing for two new bathrooms. We also decided to replace the clay sewers in the home which were about 75 years old and also install a backflow valve. Eddy, Pavel and their team of plumbers did a great job.
Max from Richmond HillTrusted Pros
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Had a great experience with MT Drains & Plumbing, I recommend everybody to contact Pavel for any plumbing project question. We had a water heater and softener installed at our home and price and service were top notch!
Janna from TorontoHillTrusted Pros
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Thank you MT drains for being reliable, always on time and trying to accommodate my variable schedule. I am very satisfied with the price and service I was provided.

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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. ★★★★★ I cannot recommend this company enough! I have hired them on two separate occasions, once for a crack repair in my basement foundation, and again to fix a pipe leak beneath my basement floor. In both cases, they performed exceptionally, and I encountered no issues whatsoever. Their level of professionalism is impressive, and they take pride in their work, delivering high-quality results every time. Additionally, they take care of the cleanup process, leaving no mess behind, so you won't have any extra work to do.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.King T.King T. ★★★★★ Very professional service, they were on time and maintained my leaking faucet, would recommend to anybody with drain problems!Jacob O.Jacob O. ★★★★★ Great professional work from this company for a leaky pipe.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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