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BasementGutter™ Interior Drainage System

Struggling with a wet basement is incredibly distressing for homeowners, posing risks to both health and the structural stability of the home. 

Foundation Recovery Systems knows the feeling because we are homeowners ourselves. Our  BasementGutter™ Interior Drainage System is designed to help you maintain a dry and safe basement. 

We are your committed partner in delivering cutting-edge basement waterproofing solutions aimed at permanently resolving water-related concerns. 

Our mission is to bring peace and well-being to each homeowner we work with by ensuring their living space remains dry and healthy. 

What is BasementGutter™ Interior Drainage? 

BasementGutter™ Interior Drainage is a cutting-edge waterproofing system designed to sit on top of the footer along the interior perimeter of your basement.  

Any water entering, either from the walls or where the floor and the wall meet, is directed through the system to the sump pump where it is removed.  

By installing it on top of the footer, and steering clear of the “mud zone,” BasementGutter™ requires very little maintenance as it does not clog. A 3/8” wall flange enables water from the walls to enter the system without any obstruction. 

The system is just a component of a comprehensive home waterproofing approach (although arguably the most important component) that ensures a comprehensively healthy and dry living atmosphere. 

Signs You Need Interior Drainage 

When you encounter the following warning signs, interior drainage may be needed at your home: 

Call professionals like those at Foundation Recovery Systems when you first notice any of these signs. Quick action can prevent extensive damage and associated costs, maintaining the health and structural integrity of your home. 

Is Interior Drainage Necessary? 

Yes, installing a high-quality interior drainage system is crucial to avoid structural compromises and additional repair costs from secondary issues. 

DIY fixes are not advisable, as wall sealant paint or adding more dirt is only a temporary repair and may possibly cost you more in the long run. Trusted services from Foundation Recovery Systems are essential for long-lasting basement waterproofing solutions.  

Benefits of BasementGutter™ Interior Drainage System 

  • Stop Water Damage: Efficiently diverts water, preventing probable damages and mold development.  
  • Compatible: BasementGutter™ integrates with our diverse waterproofing solutions, offering extensive protection and repair systems.  
  • Foundation Integrity: Protects concrete structures from water that can lead to foundation damage by minimizing deterioration and cracks.  
  • Peace of Mind: Delivers consistent and effective water management, especially during the rainy season.  

To get the most out of the product, choosing the right combination of waterproofing products is essential. Our products are meticulously crafted to offer superior protection, surpassing conventional alternatives. 

Installing BasementGutter™ Interior Drainage 

Once an inspection has been completed and concludes the need for our drainage system, the implementation process is as follows: 

  • Remove 6-12 inches of concrete around the interior perimeter.  
  • Drill weep holes in the bottom courses of concrete block walls for water movement.  
  • Place BasementGutter™ in the trench and backfill with stone.  
  • Set a vapor barrier on top.  
  • Connect the drainage channels to the sump pump.  
  • Pour cement to replace the concrete floor.  

Rely on Foundation Recovery Systems for professional, enduring solutions. Our comprehensive basement waterproofing approach also may include wall vapor barrier, dehumidifier, and anti-freeze exterior sump pump discharge line attachment.   

Why Choose Our Interior Drainage? 

Our BasementGutter™ Interior Drainage System is the best choice for maintaining a dry basement due to its: 

  • Innovative design avoiding the “mud zone”  
  • Advanced features to prevent clogging  
  • Capability to gather water from walls, floors, and joints  
  • Seamless integration with other waterproofing systems  
  • Comprehensive warranty coverage  
  • Consistent protection through annual maintenance plans 

Contact Foundation Recovery Systems for Interior Drainage Solutions! 

Don’t let basement water issues devalue your property and compromise safety. We offer dependable and superior solutions. Reach out for a free, no-obligation inspection. 

For more than 30 years, homeowners have trusted us with the preservation and protection of their homes, and we are here to serve you as well. 


Typically, yes. The sump pump is crucial for expelling the collected water from the interior basement drain to the exterior of the home. There are several other options, however; your certified inspector will review all your options during the free inspection.  

Installation costs are variable, depending on specific requirements and basement dimensions. We provide free inspection, clear pricing, and flexible financing options

No, it requires minimal maintenance, supported by our annual service plans. For scheduling and more information, contact Foundation Recovery Systems. 

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