Dave Marcotte Foundations

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5498 West River Dr Ottawa ON K4M 1G8
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Rob Macfarlane in Ottawa
Rob Macfarlane in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation waterproofing

I saw Dave's work elsewhere in our neighborhood before asking him for a quote. Dave works on the job himself (he's a master with the digger.) He left the site clean every day. His crew was polite and professional. And Dave went the extra mile to make sure everything was put back together - parging, garden beds, etc. Job was on time and on budget. Could not ask for more!

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Thanks Rob, Appreciate you taking the time!

Brian McFall in Ottawa
Brian McFall in Ottawa
3 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation Repair

Re: Foundation Waterproofing

Joan and I wanted to take this opportunity to thank both you and your crew. Dave you did a terrific job for us, start to finish. If we needed this work done again, we’d hire your company without hesitation.
We had done our homework in verifying sources to complete our foundation repairs. Most companies we called never even called back. We had one guy come over to look and then he never gave us an estimate. Every time we called, he’d say, oh, just a couple of days. We were most fortunate that your company was by far the best in professionalism, as well as responding to our needs and meeting the dates we had set.
I did a bit of checking and I called people for references. Your company checked out and our meetings confirmed our decision so, we decided to go ahead. You booked us in, were here when you said you would be here, and were done within a week.
The work was efficiently and expertly done. Your company also does stuff that other companies don’t do, such as using fresh stone to fill the excavation and topping that off with soil (actually great for gardening!). Other companies just dump the old fill back in. They also put insulation around the bottom of our walls, they took care of having our air conditioner professionally disconnected and re-connected when the job was finished. They disassembled a portion of our professionally landscaped retaining wall and put it back exactly as it was. Dave even went to our immediate neighbour to advise what he was doing and let him know any mess would be cleaned to his satisfaction. That is service.
In closing, if you are looking for a reference, please do not hesitate in giving our name.

Yours sincerely
Brian & Joan
bim1@rogers.com

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Thanks Brian it was our pleasure.

Ian Glasgow in Ottawa
Ian Glasgow in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation repair and weeping tile replacement

Dave's name was given to me by a business acquaintance when my wife and I were looking to have a long outstanding foundation leak fixed in our basement. I received three quotes to undertake the work and Dave was certainly competitive with the others. However, he was by far the most knowledgeable in describing the problem and what it would take to fix it. He gave us a start date and finish date to complete the work and he met both dates as well as completing the work as per his original quote.

The horror stories surrounding basement repair work is all too common and we have witnessed it in our own neighborhood. Dave and his team stand out amongst their competition and I would have no hesitation in recommending their services to anyone who needs to have foundation work done. Even our neighbors commented on how clean they kept the job site and how quickly they worked.


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Thanks Ian, we may have got done a day earlier but for that July heat wave!
The ice water and watermelon your neighbour brought us was great!

Cheers,

Stefan Dubowski in Ottawa
Stefan Dubowski in Ottawa
6 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Foundation waterproofing and repair

We called in a number of foundation specialists to assess our leaky, damp basement. The estimates were all over the place - and so were the suggested project scopes. Dave's price was right in the middle, but his work actually went above and beyond. He and his crew arrived when they said they would (unexpected, considering all the horror stories you hear), and worked every day until the job was done. Dave said it would take three weeks - it took three weeks. He made excellent recommendations (we installed a new water pipe and a frost-free outside tap), and when we decided to expand the project to include new front steps, he connected us with a very good masonry expert (Dalmatian Touch). Now that the basement's waterproofed and dry we look forward to finishing the space. Really good work here.

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Thanks Stefan,

Project involving the replacement of a foundation wall can be particularly stressful for the home owner. I'm really glad you're happy and the concrete steps and walkway look great!
Congrats again on the upcoming arrival of your first child!

Cheers!

Lorrie Ann in Stonebridge
Lorrie Ann in Stonebridge
2 reviews Nepean, ON
10/10

Foundation repair

I contact a few companies to get estimates of the foundation repair. Dave Marcotte provided me with information on what needed to be done, timing and cost of the project. The other companies did the same, but, were excessive in terms of the work that they recommended as well as the price. If you want someone who is honest, hardworking and gives you value for the job that they are doing, Dave Marcotte is the best person for the job.

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Rob, Greely, Ontario
Rob, Greely, Ontario
1 review Greely, ON
10/10

basement foundation crack

Dealing with contractors can often be frustrating, but Dave Marcotte makes the entire process a pleasant one. He showed up when he said he would, his price beat out all the competitors, he clearly explained what the issue was & how he was going to correct it, & his price was what he promised it would be without any last minute surprises. If you're looking for someone professional, & one who won't take you for a ride, I wouldn't hesitate to contact Dave today.

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D Hall
D Hall
1 review Nepean, ON
10/10

Foundation Waterproofing

I had a musty damp smelling basement for 14 years since I bought my house. It rendered the basement space relatively useless. I also suffered a few sewer backups due to roots interfering with my pipes. I was considering possible adding an extension on my house and called Dave Marcotte as a result of a reference through colleagues at my school board. Discussing options with Dave we decided to make the unused spaces in my house useable and eliminating the need to add on. We ended up excavating the foundation and installing a waterproof membrane around the outside. He replaced the weeping tile, installed a sump pump and dug up the old sewer pipes and replaced them. I worked on stripping, framing and dry walling the interior of the basement. We then redesigned the second floor making a large bedroom suite with a new bathroom and walk in closet instead of a small bedroom and a second room used for storage. I love my house now and feel good that I am using all the space well.

I really appreciated working with Dave for a number of reasons. He was a really good communicator. He uses email and phone effectively. Although he is always busy he made me feel my questions and concerns were important to him. I did some of the work myself and Dave was very flexible in coordinating workers to do what I couldn’t. He was also very helpful in advising me on how best to do the work I was doing myself. I agreed to do the landscaping after the job was complete. It seemed overwhelming at first so Dave agreed to come back with his machines to reshape the ground according to my new design.

Dave gave good competitive quotes and stuck to them. I had not had experience hiring contractors before and I found him very easy to talk to. Anything that did go wrong, Dave took responsibility for and fixed it without being asked. He was receptive to ideas and had good ones of his own. I also thought all the subcontractors he used were very professional and I liked the way they worked with young people learning the trade.

I would positively recommend Dave Marcotte and would hire him again if I needed work done.

*Cost above is for foundation work and does not include the remodeling upstairs.

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Philippe in Bridlewood, Kanata
Philippe in Bridlewood, Kanata
1 review Kanata, ON
10/10

Basement cracks repairs

I called several contractors to get quotes regarding two cracks in my basement foundation to be repaired. Dave was the first to return my calls and quickly came to my house to inspect the cracks. I got a detailed quote the following day I accepted in a heartbeat when I saw what the other big names in the business were proposing (digging around the house at astronomical costs). Dave came as planned and cleanly filled the two cracks with epoxy. I don't believe I will see any moisture again and Dave's 10 years warranty will give me peace of mind. I was so impressed by Dave's professionalism that I decided to hire his brother Paul to renovate our basement.

Good job Dave!

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H. Walker in Oxford Mills
H. Walker in Oxford Mills
1 review Oxford Mills, ON

First Review

10/10

Foundation Repair, Concrete Slab Porch

A few years ago, we had another "foundation repair company" do some concrete work for us at our old house, we weren't satisfied, and they didn't honour their work. It was all very frustrating, and expensive.

When we found a leaking crack in our foundation of our new house this summer, we didn't want to call them again. After a great recommendation from a friend and a few phone calls, we decided to give Dave a call, and are we ever glad we did.

We were really worried about more expensive repairs. Dave gave us a great estimate, repaired the crack quickly and expertly. He also included a transferable guarantee, and it didn't end up costing an arm and a leg. On top of that, we haven't had a drop of water since...

Thanks again Dave.

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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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