Chad Lacey

Doug Lacey's Basement Systems

Title: VP of Business Development

Chad Lacey from Doug Lacey's Basement Systems

With over 17 years of employment at Basement Systems, Chad has an extensive understanding of the waterproofing industry. From a system installer, to a production foreman, as well as being a system design specialist, Chad has done it all. With additional experience in commercial flooring repair and construction, his expertise in home remodeling and problem solving serve him well as responsible waterproofing professional.

Having installed thousands of basement waterproofing systems with his own hands, Chad has a unique and genuine understanding of the basement environment and how to solve basement water situations. He has consulted with thousands of homeowners about their basement water problems and has designed effective solutions for every one of them. He takes responsibility for every job he is involved with and is a trusted and valued member of the Basement Systems Calgary team.

In his spare time Chad enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys traveling both locally in Alberta, and worldwide.

 

 

 

 

 

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  • By Bill C.
    OLDS, AB

    "Well done, Basement Systems!"

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    By Bill C.
    OLDS, AB

    Well done, Basement Systems!

  • By Jan B.
    Milk River, AB

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    By Jan B.
    Milk River, AB

  • By Gil L.
    Calgary, AB

    "You guys seem to have this all figured out"

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    By Gil L.
    Calgary, AB

    You guys seem to have this all figured out

  • By April R.
    Calgary, AB

    "I am so glad that I had the sump pump installed after eight years of off and on flooding, it gives me real peace of mind. The day..."

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    By April R.
    Calgary, AB

    I am so glad that I had the sump pump installed after eight years of off and on flooding, it gives me real peace of mind. The day after we had an intense thunderstorm I heard my sump pump quietly kick on. Awesome team of Mike and Ryan who installed my pump, super informative sales with Chad Lacey.

  • By Robert A.
    Calgary, AB

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    By Robert A.
    Calgary, AB

  • By Leonard K.
    Condor, AB

    "Everybody was excellent, crew was great and discussed any situation that came up as they were installing."

    Customer Review

    By Leonard K.
    Condor, AB

    Everybody was excellent, crew was great and discussed any situation that came up as they were installing.

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“Chad, We wanted to say a huge thank you for supporting us in our golf tournament fundaiser.”

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Cynthia and Kevin P. of Halkirk, AB

“Five Stars All Around!”

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Leonard K. of Condor, AB

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  • Waterproofing Systems in Calgary, AB
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    Waterproofing Systems in Calgary, AB
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    Waterproofing Systems in Calgary, AB

    This homeowner in Calgary, Alberta encountered issues with water to pool in a portion of their basement. Wanting to eliminate the water issues and get a permanent solution, they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able to assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of the homeowners concerns. Our Production Team was then able to then come to the home to install our patented WaterGuard® drainage system along the affected wall. The WaterGuard® Below-Floor Drain System is designed with a built-in wall flange, which extends up your basement wall by 3/8", capturing any water leaking from the walls will move downward and behind this flange where it is then directed to the SuperSump® sump pump system. A full-featured system, SuperSump® includes the best components available including a top-rated 1/3HP Zoeller® pump is designed for reliability & high-volume pumping.

  • CarbonArmor® Stitching Crack Repair in Chestermere, AB
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    CarbonArmor® Stitching Crack Repair in Chestermere, AB
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    CarbonArmor® Stitching Crack Repair in Chestermere, AB

    This homeowner in Chestermere, Alberta contacted us concerned with a leaking crack located in the basement wall. Cracks in foundation walls are common in homes throughout Alberta, however when they leak they can cause a lot of mess and headache. In search of the best solution to address their concern these homeowners contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of this homeowners concerns. The foundation crack was then repaired by our Service Team utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection, followed by reinforcing the crack with CarbonArmor®. CarbonArmor® are a series of strips across the crack, almost like "stitches", significantly improving the overall stability of the wall.

  • Homeowner Tests Home for Radon , Decides to Mitigate Immediately in Lethbridge, AB
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    Homeowner Tests Home for Radon , Decides to Mitigate Immediately in Lethbridge, AB
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    Homeowner Tests Home for Radon , Decides to Mitigate Immediately in Lethbridge, AB

    A homeowner in Lethbridge, Alberta contacted us concerned about high levels of Radon Gas found in the home after doing a test. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that has become the second-leading cause of lung cancer, second only to cigarette smoke. Most soils contain uranium that, over time, decays to produce radium and polonium. Eventually, polonium is released with the radon, which creates a high toxicity level in the air and water that it infuses. In search of the best solution to address their concern, and protect their health & home, the homeowners contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able to visit the homeowner, assess the situation, and provide them with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of their concerns. From there our Radon Mitigation Specialist installed a sub-slab Radon Gas Mitigation System which draws the gas from beneath the basement floor slab and vent it outside of the home. This homeowner has taken the initiative to make sure the health and safety of his home and family is protected!

  • Bssement Sump Pump Upgrade in Coronation, AB
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    Bssement Sump Pump Upgrade in Coronation, AB
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    Bssement Sump Pump Upgrade in Coronation, AB

    This homeowner in Coronation, Alberta encountered issues with their existing DIY sump pump failing. Wanting to eliminate the water issues and get a permanent solution, they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able to assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote on upgrading their sump pump. Our Production Team was then able to then come to the home to remove the failing sump pump, replacing it with our popular SuperSump® sump pump system. A full-featured system, SuperSump® includes the best components available including a top-rated 1/3HP Zoeller® pump is designed for reliability & high-volume pumping.

  • Waterproofing System Install in Stettler, AB
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    Waterproofing System Install in Stettler, AB
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    Waterproofing System Install in Stettler, AB

    This homeowner in Stettler, Alberta encountered issues with water leaking in through foundation cracks around the properties basement. Wanting to eliminate the water issues permanently they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of the homeowners concerns. Our Production Team was then able to come to the home to install our patented WaterGuard® drainage system around the perimeter of the basement. The WaterGuard® Below-Floor Drain System is designed with a built-in wall flange, which extends up your basement wall by 3/8", capturing any water leaking from the walls will move downward and behind this flange where it is then directed to the SuperSump® sump pump system. A full-featured system, SuperSump® includes the best components available including a top-rated 1/3HP Zoeller® pump is designed for reliability & high-volume pumping. From there the system will discharge any water entering the sump pump basin to the exterior of the home passing through our patented IceGuard® system, an anti-freeze fitting that is installed outside of your home and ejects water away from the foundation in the event that the sump pump discharge lines freeze or become clogged. To give the basement back its refinished look the Production Team had installed our EverLast™ Finished Wall Restoration SystemThis wall system includes metal studs and an inorganic, mold-resistant wall product that replaces the bottom 32" of the home's drywall. An inorganic base molding and decorative chair rail makes this an appealing, long-lasting solution that will keep your basement looking great!

     

  • Foundation Crack Repair in High River, AB
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    Foundation Crack Repair in High River, AB
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    Foundation Crack Repair in High River, AB

    This homeowner in High River, Alberta contacted us concerned with a leaking crack located in the basement wall, ruining the existing insulation and drywall in place. Cracks in foundation walls are common in homes throughout Alberta. Usually a side effect of the natural curing process of concrete, however when they leak they can cause a lot of mess and headache. In search of the best solution to address their concern, and protect their home investment, these homeowners contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of this homeowners concerns. The foundation crack was repaired utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection, followed by reinforcing the crack with CarbonArmor®, a series of strips across the crack significantly improving the overall stability of the wall. This homeowner can now rest assured knowing the best solution for foundation crack repairs is in place!

  • Homeowner with a Cracked Foundation in High River, AB
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    Homeowner with a Cracked Foundation in High River, AB
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    Homeowner with a Cracked Foundation in High River, AB

    This homeowner in High River, Alberta contacted us because they have encountered issues with water leaking into their basement every time there was heavy rainfall. They suspected that there might be a crack in their foundation. Cracks in foundation walls are common in homes throughout Alberta, however when these cracks leak they can cause a huge mess and an immense amount of frustration. In search of the best solution to address their concern, and protect their home investment, these homeowners contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of the homeowners concerns. The foundation crack was then repaired by our Service Team utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection, followed by reinforcing the crack with CarbonArmor®.  CarbonArmor® are a series of strips that are secured across the crack significantly improving the overall stability of the wall. The homeowner can now rest assured knowing that the best solution to their problem has been put in place.

  • Failing Sump Pump System in Need of Replacement in Chestermere, AB
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    Failing Sump Pump System in Need of Replacement in Chestermere, AB
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    Failing Sump Pump System in Need of Replacement in Chestermere, AB

    This homeowner in Chestermere, Alberta encountered issues with their existing sump pump not being able to keep up with the current amount of water causing water to pool in areas around the basement. Wanting to eliminate the water issues and get a permanent solution, they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote on upgrading their sump pump. Our Production Team was then able to then come to the home to remove the failing sump pump, replacing it with our  SmartSump™ System which comes equipped with a 1/3 horsepower cast-iron Zoeller® sump pump. This sump pump is capable of pumping 2,500 gallons per hour. In case of a power outage, our UltraSump® battery backup sump pump, set at the highest level, will pump 11,500 gallons or more on a fully charged battery. This homeowner can now rest easy knowing that the correct solution to their situation had been put in place.

  • Repairing a Leaking Foundation Crack in Chestermere, AB
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    Repairing a Leaking Foundation Crack in Chestermere, AB
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    Repairing a Leaking Foundation Crack in Chestermere, AB

    These homeowners in Chestermere, Alberta contacted us concerned with a leaking crack located in their basement wall below a window, damaging the existing insulation and drywall in place. Cracks in foundation walls are common in homes throughout Alberta and often a side effect of the natural curing process of concrete. In search of the best solution to address their concern, and protect their home investment, they contacted the foundation repair and basement waterproofing experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of this homeowners concerns. The foundation crack was then repaired by our Service Team utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection, followed by reinforcing the crack with CarbonArmor®, a series of strips across the crack significantly improving the overall stability of the wall.

  • Leaking Crack Repair in SE Calgary, AB
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    Leaking Crack Repair in SE Calgary, AB
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    Leaking Crack Repair in SE Calgary, AB

    This homeowner in SE Calgary, Alberta contacted us concerned with a leaking crack located in their unfinished basement wall. Cracks in foundation walls are common in homes throughout Alberta and often times a side effect of the natural curing process of concrete. In search of the best solution to address their concern, and protect their home investment, these homeowners contacted the waterproofing and foundation repair experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of this homeowners concerns. The foundation crack was then repaired by our Service Team utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection, followed by reinforcing the crack with CarbonArmor®, a strip applied across the crack, significantly improving the overall stability of the wall.

  • Homeowner Wants Crack within Foundation Repaired in NE Calgary, AB
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    Homeowner Wants Crack within Foundation Repaired in NE Calgary, AB
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    Homeowner Wants Crack within Foundation Repaired in NE Calgary, AB

    This homeowner in Northeast Calgary, Alberta contacted us concerned with a crack located in the foundation wall leaking water into the home. This crack went from the bottom corner of their basement window to the basement slab. Trying to find the best solution to address their concerns, and protect their home investment, they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of this homeowners concerns. The foundation crack was repaired by our Service Team utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection. This homeowner can now rest, knowing the crack has been sealed.

  • Waterproof Flooring Installation in NE Calgary, AB
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    Waterproof Flooring Installation in NE Calgary, AB
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    Waterproof Flooring Installation in NE Calgary, AB

    This homeowner in NE Calgary, Alberta experiences regular cold and dampness in the basement floor of their home, not to mention that with its age it was also degrading in sections. Wanting to eliminate the water issues in the basement and get a permanent solution for their family home, they contacted the basement waterproofing experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able to visit the home to assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of the homeowners concerns. Our Production Team was then able to then come to the home to install our ThermalDry® Basement Floor Matting. a unique waterproofing product because it contains no chipboard, wood, or organic materials in its design. Additionally, it creates a vapor barrier on your basement floor, one that will not let damaging water vapor pass through. The air gap also creates a warmer environment in the basement. These homeowners can rest easy knowing they have the best solution in place and can get back to utilizing their valuable basement space! 

  • Foundation Crack to be Repaired Before Becoming too Much of a Nuisance in SE Calgary, AB
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    Foundation Crack to be Repaired Before Becoming too Much of a Nuisance in SE Calgary, AB
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    Foundation Crack to be Repaired Before Becoming too Much of a Nuisance in SE Calgary, AB

    This new homeowner in Southeast Calgary, Alberta contacted us concerned with a crack that had been found during the homeowner's renovation process. The homeowner had said that there was no moisture but wanted to have the crack fixed regardless. In order to be safe rather than sorry the homeowner had contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems to find a solution.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specifically to repair the crack. The foundation crack was then repaired by our Service Team utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection. 

  • Repairing a Crack that had Been Leaking Water into this Home in SE Calgary, AB
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    Repairing a Crack that had Been Leaking Water into this Home in SE Calgary, AB
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    Repairing a Crack that had Been Leaking Water into this Home in SE Calgary, AB

    One day when it was raining, this homeowner from Southeast Calgary, Alberta noticed that a crack would leak water into their home. Cracks in foundation walls are common in homes throughout Alberta, however when these cracks leak they can cause a huge mess and an immense amount of frustration. Concerned that this crack would get worse they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote. The foundation crack was then repaired by our Service Team utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection, followed by reinforcing the crack with CarbonArmor®. CarbonArmor® are a series of strips that are secured across the crack significantly improving the overall stability of the wall.

  • Repairing a Leaking Crack in SE Calgary, AB
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    Repairing a Leaking Crack in SE Calgary, AB
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    Repairing a Leaking Crack in SE Calgary, AB

    This homeowner in Southeast Calgary, Alberta encountered issues with a crack that would leak water into their basement every time there was heavy rainfall. Looking for a solution to this problem, they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote. During the inspection the System Design Specialist had found a crack in the foundation wall of the homeowners home. Cracks in foundation walls are common in homes throughout Alberta, however when these cracks leak they can cause a huge mess and an immense amount of frustration. The foundation crack was then repaired by our Service Team utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection, followed by reinforcing the crack with CarbonArmor®. CarbonArmor® are a series of carbon fiber strips that are secured across the crack significantly improving the overall stability of the wall.

  • Finished Wall Restoration in NE Calgary, AB
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    Finished Wall Restoration in NE Calgary, AB
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    Finished Wall Restoration in NE Calgary, AB

    This homeowner in NE Calgary, Alberta was planning on having some renovation work completed in the stairwell landing area of the basement and wanted to replace the drywall being removed with a more durable solution. Interested in learning what options were available, they contacted the basement experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able to visit the home to assess the situation and provide these homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote. Our Production Team was then able to then come to the home to install our unique EverLast™ Finished Wall Restoration System. This allowed the homeowner to replace the bottom of their finished basement walls without ripping out any more existing drywall than necessary. 

  • Water Pooling Within Various Areas of the Garage in SW Calgary, AB
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    Water Pooling Within Various Areas of the Garage in SW Calgary, AB
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    Water Pooling Within Various Areas of the Garage in SW Calgary, AB

    This homeowner in Southwest Calgary, Alberta encountered issues with water entering their garage and pool in various areas. Wanting to eliminate the water issues, they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able to assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of the homeowners concerns. Our Production Team was then able to then come to the home to install our TrenchDrain™ grated drainage pipe system. The grate is flush or slightly below the floor, eliminating any tripping hazard and is uniquely designed to span entryway doors. Any water passing over the drain is collected through the openings and redirected to our  SmartSump™ System (not shown in the photos) which comes equipped with a 1/3 horsepower cast-iron Zoeller® sump pump. This sump pump is capable of pumping 2,500 gallons per hour.

     

  • Encapsulated Crawlspace in SW Calgary, AB
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    Encapsulated Crawlspace in SW Calgary, AB
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    Encapsulated Crawlspace in SW Calgary, AB

    This homeowner in Southwest Calgary, Alberta encountered issues with mold and dampness in their crawl space. Wanting to protect their home investment and eliminate the issues with a permanent solution, they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems. A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of their concerns.

    Our Production Team was then able to then come to the home to install our CleanSpace® crawl space vapor barrier encapsulation to prevent moisture from passing through the floors. This durable liner will allow for servicemen to use the space without damage while transforming the crawl space into usable storage space. To insulate the walls we also installed our SilverGlo™ thermal wall insulation which combines graphite-impregnated insulation with a built-in radiant heat barrier surface to greatly improve the warmth of the previously exposed crawl space which in turn improves the overall warmth and health of the entire home!

  • Repairing a Crack within a Foundation in SW Calgary, AB
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    Repairing a Crack within a Foundation in SW Calgary, AB
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    Repairing a Crack within a Foundation in SW Calgary, AB

    This homeowner in Southwest Calgary, Alberta contacted us concerned with a crack located in the foundation wall leaking water into the home. Cracks in foundation walls are common in homes throughout Alberta. No matter how common cracks are they should be repaired! Trying to find the best solution to address their concerns, and protect their home investment, they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of this homeowners concerns. The foundation crack was repaired by our Service Team utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection. This homeowner can now rest assured knowing the best solution for foundation crack repairs is in place!

  • Basement with Crack in the Foundation in Need of Repair in NW Calgary, AB
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    Basement with Crack in the Foundation in Need of Repair in NW Calgary, AB
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    Basement with Crack in the Foundation in Need of Repair in NW Calgary, AB

    This homeowner in Northwest Calgary, Alberta contacted us concerned with a crack located in the foundation wall leaking water into the home. Cracks in foundation walls are common in homes throughout Alberta it is usually a side effect of the natural curing process of concrete. In search of the best solution to address their concerns, and protect their home investment, they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specifically to address all of this homeowner's concerns. The foundation crack was repaired by our Service Team utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection, followed by reinforcing the crack with CarbonArmor®. CarbonArmor® are a series of carbon fiber strips that are secured across the crack significantly improving the overall stability of the wall. This homeowner can now rest assured knowing the best solution for foundation crack repairs is in place!

  • Retaining Wall Replaced in Calgary, Alberta
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    Retaining Wall Replaced in Calgary, Alberta
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    Retaining Wall Replaced in Calgary, Alberta

    This homeowner in Northwest Calgary, Alberta encountered issues with their retaining wall beside their home. The wall was leaning into the neighbors lot. Wanting to correct this leaning wall, reduce neighborly concerns and protect their investment, they had contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems. 

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of the homeowners concerns. Our Production Team was then able to come to the home to replace the original, failing, retaining wall with a new wood structured retaining wall.

     

  • Foundation Crack Repair in Airdrie, AB
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    Foundation Crack Repair in Airdrie, AB
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    Foundation Crack Repair in Airdrie, AB

    This homeowner in Airdrie, Alberta contacted us concerned with a leaking crack located in the basement wall, ruining the existing insulation in place. Cracks in foundation walls are common in homes throughout Alberta. Usually a side effect of the natural curing process of concrete, however when they leak they can cause a lot of mess and headache. In search of the best solution to address their concern, and protect their home investment, these homeowners contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.

    A System Design Specialist was able assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of this homeowners concerns. The foundation crack was repaired utilizing a Polyurethane Resin injection, followed by reinforcing the crack with CarbonArmor®, a series of strips across the crack significantly improving the overall stability of the wall.

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Doug Lacey's Basement Systems
5990 51st Street SE
Calgary, AB T2C4M9
1-587-333-7854
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