Dave Marcotte Foundations

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5498 West River Dr Ottawa ON K4M 1G8
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Les
Les
4 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Front porch repair

I had a repair that involved a few different trades/areas of expertise. I called this company and although they didn't typically do this type of project, I was told someone would come by. I was pleasantly surprised when Dave came by to check on the issue and he kindly provided some helpful advice on how to approach the project. This advice did not include generating any business for Dave. After challenges finding a reputable company to complete the project, I reached out to Dave and he agreed to take it on. He was prompt with communication and reliable with his word - something I did not find with many other companies. Once Dave was on the project, I found that things moved ahead in a timely manner. The work was done professionally and I was kept informed on the progress. There were no surprises. I am not sure how Dave does it but he was able to manage this small project seamlessly when I am sure he has many other larger projects on the go.

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Appreciate you taking the time for this Thanks.

Greg in Ottawa
Greg in Ottawa
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation Repair and Waterproofing

Dave and his team were a pleasure to work with from start to finish! They were competitively priced (best out of multiple quotes) and did a fantastic job as his staff are well trained and have all the tools required to do the job efficiently. Dave took the time to answer all of our questions and walk us through the project step by step as it progressed. They completed a full, all-sides, down to the footing exterior waterproofing and property re-grading alongside interior crack repair and reinforcement to structural engineer specs. They handled all of the other aspects including the structural engineer, HVAC, plumbing and parging, and the final product looks 10x better than what we started with. We’ve had two big rains already this fall and we haven’t see a drop inside since they completed in mid October 2019. Alongside price, we choose Dave Marcotte Foundations because of their reputation and I would highly recommend them to anyone else in Ottawa who is looking for an honest foundation repair company.

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Hey thanks Greg for nice words. Dave Marcotte.

Catherine in Paradise
Catherine in Paradise
0 reviews Paradise, NL
10/10

Great work done quickly

Dave was very helpful and responsive in solving a small crack in our foundation. He worked with the structural engineer we hired and provided a quote on the specs that the engineer created. The work was done quickly and professionally. We’re very pleased with the result and would recommend him to anyone.

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Thanks Catherine. Dave Marcotte

HomeStars in Toronto
HomeStars in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Foundation Crack Fix

Q. What's more frustrating than finding water in your basement. A. Finding out that the remedy is an industry full of dIng dongs, happy to waste your precious time and upsell you on services you dont need.
Took me a few calls to find Dave and his no bull approach. Very satisfied. Easy booking, professional staff, quality work and advice. Best value for the price with 10 year warranty.

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Thanks for taking the time. Glad we could get the urethane injection done last week. Dave dmfoundations.ca

Marie in Ottawa
Marie in Ottawa
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation waterproofing and much more

I would give 20 stars out of 10 if I could. Extremely impressed by the excellent professional, efficient and ethical work of Dave Marcotte and his team. They went above and beyond to ensure my expectations were fully met. Excellent communication skills. Pretty hard to find such a great team!
I will never be able to thank you enough Dave to have waterproofed my house, helped fixed many other aspects of my house and foundation, and referred me to excellent and professional companies. I finally feel safe. I wished I would have known about your company last year. It would have saved me from dealing with these very poor contractors out there and the problems they caused me. Thank you again for your great work! Marie

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Thanks Marie. Grad we could help you with your foundations. Dmfoundations.ca

Lisa in Mississauga
Lisa in Mississauga
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Relacing crawl space under extension with new full foundation

I own an older home built in the 30s. Dave Marcotte did a foundation repair and waterproofing on our house 20 years ago for the previous owner and we continue to have an extremely dry basement despite living very close to a river where many others have issues. He has also done repairs on several neighbors who gave him excellent reference. Our most recent project involved excavating beneath a very old extension on the back of our house that never had a proper basement under it. It was source of heat loss and haven for wild animals, plus we needed the basement storage space. It was a big job, required supporting the weight of our two story house while Dave’s crew dug beneath and retro-built a new foundation (block wall, weeping tile, Styrofoam insulation) . The process went seamless. Dave coordinated with the engineer, did the job on schedule and budget and was extremely processional and reliable. Dave is clearly very knowledgeable in this field and all final product is flawless- He gave us regular project updates and was very respectful for safety issues on site and careful to not be too disruptive to our neighbors. I have recommended Dave to others already and will continue to do so.

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Thanks Lisa really appreciate you taking the time for this. dmfoundations.ca

DaveP in Ottawa
DaveP in Ottawa
0 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Epoxy filling of a crack in my foundation

Very professional. Responded with a written quote in a timely manner. Work completed the following week. Followed up with warranty and receipt.
Good work and great experience. Would definitely recommend

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Thanks Dave! Dmfoundations.ca

Dave in Ottawa
Dave in Ottawa
3 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation Crack Injection

I had a crack in my basement foundation that had been slowly leaking into the house.
I first tried new eavestrough and graded the soil so water would run away from the house. It kept happening so I pulled down the drywall and framing to expose the crack.

I e-mailed Dave who promptly got back to me the same day and knowing I was in a time crunch was able to send Shane out the next day to complete the repair.
Shane was courteous/professional and quickly completed the work.
It's raining today and so far we have a dry basement. :-)
Thanks Guys!

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Thanks Dave glad we could get there Dave Marcotte Foundations.

competent and considerate + in Ottawa
competent and considerate + in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Metcalfe ON

In the spring there was some water seeping into the basement of my 40 year old house. Waterproofing the north side now became a necessity. Fast forward, the work has been done and Dave Marcotte and his caring, competent team exceeded my expectations. The waterproofing of my block foundation home now has coating of water repellent, styrofoam insulation, a barrier ..., a flawless parging job, an appealing finish of evenly laid river rock, and soil that is graded away from the house. (and a sump pump system that won't leave me dreading the next spring thaw). Dave's team kept me informed of the daily work, and answered all my questions with patience and reassurance. They were considerate of my 2 german shepherds who felt compelled to supervise them and enticed them to play fetch at every opportunity. They still look out the laneway hoping for their white trucks to pull in. I am grateful that I chose a team that takes pride in their work and where integrity still matters.

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Thanks for the great reviews. All of us are dog lovers so was great to have your guys around! Dave dmfoundations.ca

Charles near Merivale
Charles near Merivale
4 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Breathing new life into elderly foundation walls . . .

My intention here is to make yet more obvious why the experience of hundreds of reviewers before me have inspired such universal acclaim for the work of Dave Marcotte Foundations.

Last winter, one early morning during a thaw, I heard water running somewhere in the basement. Knowing I had not left a tap open, I feared the worst and the worst was soon realized. Water was pouring through two of my window casements into my finished basement.

During the protracted cleanup, mould was discovered on the subfloor so, in addition to the leaking windows, the foundation itself must have been leaking water behind the drywall, under the rug and onto the subfloor for perhaps a number of years. I would need a company well-experienced in foundation and sump-pump rehabilitation. Also needed: four window wells.

Dave Marcotte Foundations was the last of the companies from whom an estimate was requested. Dave's was by far the highest-rated company but his estimate was more than reasonable compared to those of others and so I committed to Dave with a modest down payment. The only downside in doing so was that I was also committing to a rather long wait before the work could find a place in his schedule. (It should go without saying that Dave's hard-earned, solid reputation has left him much-in-demand.) I didn't mind in the least waiting for work from a company who had inspired such confidence.

The crew of 5 guys showed up the first week in September 2019 and the work was finished within 4 days. The work order had been detailed and every point on it was satisfied completely before his crew pulled out. Even if you've never had such work done, digging up a foundation is understood to be disruptive and possibly chaotic. Dave's workers were focused, systematic, and disciplined throughout, minimizing disruption. After the work was completed, the site was left in pristine condition, and I must admit, much better than they'd found it.

As should by now be clear, my endorsement of Dave Marcotte Foundations is as full-throated and whole-hearted as I can possibly make it. Should you need assistance with a foundation issue, Dave and his crew will not disappoint.

Sincerely,
Charles Sager
Nepean, ON

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Thank you Charles for the great review. Dave. Dmfoundations.ca

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More about Dave Marcotte Foundations

Foundation repair and waterproofing specialists. If your basement is wet. If you have cracks in your foundation or structural issues. Call us or visit www. dmfoundations. ca At Dave Marcotte Foundations we can provide you with valuable information regarding our foundation repair services. Our emphasis is on services and repair techniques for foundations.

CATEGORIES
Waterproofing and Foundations
SERVICES
Foundation Repairs, Waterproofing,Crack injection, exterior crack repair, Window wells,garage floors,Bowed wall repair, underpinning, wall replacement, basement lowering
SPECIALITIES
Foundation Repairs, Waterproofing and Crack injection
WEBSITE
http://www.dmfoundations.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2002
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
6
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, Cash, etransfer
MEMBERSHIPS
Better Business Bureau
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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