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Drainage Systems for Charlotte, Asheville, the Triangle & Beyond

Water intrusion is an inherent risk in basements throughout North and South Carolina. In addition to fluctuating groundwater levels, basements face water intrusion from high rainfall and humidity, particularly in the South and coastal areas.

Carolina Foundation Solutions offers proven basement drainage solutions to prevent water damage to your home. One standard method is to apply basement waterproofing to the exterior walls. Another approach is to install a basement drainage system, such as a French drain.

Call the Carolinas’ waterproofing specialist at (877) 770-7050, or contact us online to schedule your free French drain inspection today!

What Is French Drain Basement Drainage?

Named for the drain’s designer, Henry Flagg French, the French drain is the space between the concrete slab of your basement and the wall, allowing water to drain outside instead of collecting inside. The simplest type of French drain around your foundation functions via a drainage pipe with holes installed within this space. 

Carolina Foundation Solutions offers advanced industry improvements to prevent clogs and shifts in water flow that cause basic French drains to fail in funneling water away from your SC and NC home. 

Call us at (877) 770-7050, or contact us online to discuss your basement drainage concerns now!

Which Advanced French Drain System Is Right for You?

Your home is not exactly like your neighbors’, nor is it exactly like the last home we provided with a new foundation drainage system. That’s why we carefully evaluate every NC and SC home to determine its unique water intrusion issues. Some issues arise from the location or structure of your home, and some include less common problems, such as the presence of iron ochre. Carolina Foundation Solutions rejects cookie-cutter fixes in favor of customized basement drainage systems you can count on long-term.

French drain basement systems that we offer include:

  • The Below Floor Drain: This solution is effective for many interior French drains. Designed for installation below your concrete slab and on top of the foundation footing, this drain avoids clogging because the system is out of the mud zone.
  • Iron Ochre Perimeter Drain: Basements with iron bacteria will reveal themselves by forming a rusty, gelatinous substance called iron ochre. This nasty substance smells foul, stains anything, and is often responsible for backing up basement drains. This issue requires a drainage system with larger drain openings and an extra-wide channel.
  • Drainage plus Sump Pump: When you have a certain degree of water intrusion, you need a drainage system to funnel water to a sump pump basin quickly. Once the excess moisture reaches a certain level, the sump pump discharges the water away from your foundation.
  • Basement Drainpipes: Many NC and SC homeowners face flooding from basement entryways. In these cases, the best solution is usually a grated drainpipe to redirect water from the entrance to the interior basement drainage system.

Choose the Carolinas’ Waterproofing Specialist for Your Basement Drainage System Installation

With headquarters in Spartanburg, Greensboro, Charlotte, and Wilmington, Carolina Foundation Solutions serves the basement drainage needs of homeowners across the Carolinas. We reject manipulation, scare tactics, and the hard-sell approach in favor of an honest evaluation of the issue and direct communication about all possible solutions. Our way of doing business creates plenty of satisfied customers, and we look forward to making many more!

Call us at (877) 770-7050, or contact us online to arrange your free basement waterproofing inspection!

Why Choose Carolina Foundation Solutions?
Why Choose Carolina Foundation Solutions?
Unrivaled
Experience

We provide hassle-free guidance, support, and customer care to take your project from start to finish.

Affordable
Solutions

We know making a major repair can be daunting, so we offer transparent pricing and tailored solutions to fit your budget.

Reliable Products
& Solutions

We select only the most trusted products and systems for superior reliability.

Accountability

Our work reflects our commitment to excellence: we hire and train only the very best technicians.

Family-Owned
& Operated

Our family is deeply committed to our communities in North and South Carolina.

Guaranteed Work

We do every job right the first time and back that up with our work guarantee.

Unrivaled
Experience

We provide hassle-free guidance, support, and customer care to take your project from start to finish.

Affordable
Solutions

We know making a major repair can be daunting, so we offer transparent pricing and tailored solutions to fit your budget.

Reliable Products
& Solutions

We select only the most trusted products and systems for superior reliability.

Accountability

Our work reflects our commitment to excellence: we hire and train only the very best technicians.

Family-Owned
& Operated

Our family is deeply committed to our communities in North and South Carolina.

Guaranteed Work

We do every job right the first time and back that up with our work guarantee.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Just had a great experience with Carolina Foundation Solutions. Andrew provided a clear overview of the options for a bowing basement wall and settling corner. Robert, Wesley, and Marvin did the work. Andrew knew the pros and cons for…

Robert Perkins

Crack in foundation causing my brick to crack. Excellent customers service and great work perform by the crew. I highly recommend them for everyone. Jim Hurd was the crew foreman. They worked fast and didn't fool around while working…

Jerry Jessup

I have used the folks several times in the last 5 years and have found them honest, reliable, and reasonably priced. If you have a structural situation and need to work with an engineer Carolina Foundation Solutions can put…

Brent Morris

I used Carolina Foundation Solutions to repair my foundation. This was a great experience. They were timely and professional. Britany was very professional and great to work with. John Warner saved me almost $2000 dollars by working around an…

Karen Allison

Highly recommended. They give honest quotes and reliable advise. They fixed my leaning chimney the correct way with an independent engineer's assessment. Other companies want to use their own engineer and over charge. The crew that performed the work…

Michael Rynk