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The Crack Doctor is a professional fully accredited, full service basement waterproofing company able to permanently solve any problem with a wet basement, often from inside or outside, with or without digging.

For many years, our award-winning Canadian company has been helping families and businesses permanently solve their wet basement problems. The Crack Doctor has performed tens of thousands of permanent foundation waterproofing repairs across Ontario and Quebec, and history has proven that our reputation, warranty and repair solutions have stood the test of time. That’s why more people trust The Crack Doctor to care for their foundation than any other company in Canada.

Take a look at our blog posts, and keep up to date about the necessary home improvements and repairs you may need to do to ensure a safe and healthy home!

The Consequences of Clogged Gutters

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It’s often said that the little things that can make all the difference, and that goes for your clogged gutters surrounding your home. Having debris and leaves clog up those gutters and drain pipes might seem like an insignificant task on that maintenance list of yours, but ignoring it can actually cause a significant amount […]


A Quick Guide to Sump Pump Maintenance

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Your sump pump may not get a whole lot of appreciation, but it’s such an important part of your home. Sump pumps collect water and safely divert it from your home to prevent flooding, water damage, and mold growth. It’s important to give the sump pump the proper attention it deserves in order to ensure […]


How a Cracked Foundation Affects Home Value

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If you’re considering placing your home up for sale, of course you want to get the best price that you can for it. But there could be problems that go unnoticed throughout your home that can drastically affect and decrease the value of your property. Having a cracked foundation, for example, is something that may […]


Who Should I Hire for Toronto Basement Waterproofing?

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The foundation of your home is a pretty big deal. When it comes to waterproofing your basement, it goes hand in hand. When you hire someone to ensure your basement won’t let in any moisture or leaks, it’s important that you have a good grasp on who you’re hiring and whether you can trust them […]


What is Causing Your Wet Basement?

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If each time it starts to rain, your thoughts immediately turn towards the basement in a worried frenzy, it could be time to put your mind at ease and address it. Having a wet basement can put you in a precarious situation each time that rain comes tumbling down, potentially resulting in mold and even […]


How to Remediate a Basement Moisture Problem

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When moisture seeps into your basement, it can lead to some serious damage if it’s left to fester. Over time, a tiny flood can allow rotting to occur, mold to develop, and even a weakened structure in the surrounding areas. If your basement is retaining moisture or floods every time it rains, here’s how you […]


Does Your Home Have Basement Mold?

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  Mold – that tiny word that can make you cringe and worry all in an instant. We all know just how potent mold can be and how dangerous it can be for the structural integrity of our homes and the welfare of our health if left unnoticed. But the problem is that noticing it […]


A Quick Guide to Foundation Problems

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If you’re a young couple making that next big move from apartment living into homeownership, it can be without a doubt, overwhelming, the chances are that if you haven’t owned a home before, you most likely won’t know much about the foundation of the one you’re interested in moving into. But having a basic understanding […]


Should You Be Worried About A Foundation Crack?

Should You Be Worried About A Foundation Crack?

The foundation is responsible for keeping your home firmly planted in the ground. The primary bed of support for the home, the foundation can cost a great deal to repair if the damage is extensive. As damage tends to occur slowly, you can typically spot it when you see growing cracks along the walls of […]


How to Keep Your Home’s Foundation Safe

How to Keep Your Home’s Foundation Safe

The foundation of your home is the most important part of your house. Without a stable foundation, every part of the house can be put at risk. Typically, issues with the foundation will develop over time, giving you plenty of time to take remedial action and fix the damages. That is, of course, as long […]


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