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More than Service: A Legacy of Care

Pioneers Since 1958, Still Leading in 2024

Pioneers Since 1958, Still Leading in 2024

Our name, ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing, nods to our establishment year - 1958. This longevity is a testament to our passionate team and the word-of-mouth of our satisfied clients. Our culture is grounded in community service, starting as a solution to our neighbors’ waterproofing issues. Over six decades, this spirit of serving the community has remained unaltered.

BBB A+ Rated
Top Rated Home Advisor
BBB Ethics Award Winner
This Old House Most Experienced
`58 Foundations Employee

Trust Built Over Time

The home repair industry has its share of fleeting contractors, tarnishing its reputation. We’re aware, and so are you.

Take a deep breath, and get acquainted with a team that thrives on authenticity and sincere commitment. We’re not just another contractor; our integrity runs deep, present in each member of our team.

Every specialist, donning their ‘58 Foundations & Waterproofing uniform, embodies over 66 years of unwavering dedication and superior customer service. It's our immense pride in craftsmanship and genuine customer care that's kept us at the forefront for decades.

`58 Foundations Worker

Navigating Today's Terrain

While numerous businesses have ventured into foundation repair and waterproofing, driven by short-term gains and subpar products, we've remained unwavering in our commitment to quality. We see our customers as community members, and that relationship is sacred.

Most businesses in our niche come and go or fade into obscurity after retirement. The longevity and success of ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing are rarities in the home services sector.

Our company culture is our backbone, treasured and unparalleled. We emphasize our history to both veteran and new team members. The ’58 in our name serves as a daily reminder of our roots, propelling us to uphold the legacy of those who laid our foundation.

What do you do with a foundation?
You build on it.

If you want to know how ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing came to be recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in America, recognized by the USA Today network as a Top Workplace in the entire country and why the Better Business Bureau recognized us four(!) times for their top business integrity award, we’ve created a timeline of the company’s milestones for you.

1930

We made your house safe

The founder develops the first technique for waterproofing basements from the inside using a drain tile and gravel approach.

1958

We're open for you!

The company officially opens for business

1974

Even more services to help you

The company partners with AB Chance to begin structural repair services.

1977

Your water-free peace of mind

The company begins to waterproof crawl spaces with a similar drain tile system as used in the basement.

1993

Your house healthier and energy-efficient

The company begins encapsulating crawl spaces to lower relative humidity and moisture problems.

2005

Safer and healthier without mold

The company begins offering mold removal services.

2010

We patented our process

Takes projects from the design of the system to the installation. With the Smarter Way you can have the confidence in our expertise everywhere.

2013

Drier, healthier, energy-efficient

The company adds high-efficiency, high-volume air-filtering dehumidifiers to its offerings.

2019

Innovative leadership

Long-standing industry experts become new partners. Todd Prosan, Kevin Coppersmith and Richard Fencil combine 35 years of industry experience and forward-thinking vision with ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing’s long history and knowledge base.

2020

Safety first

To ensure the safety of our team and customers during the Covid-19 pandemic, we begin offering virtual assessments.

2021

The company is awarded an ICC ES report

Our basement and crawl space waterproofing system receives the ICC ES certification for compliance with code requirements. ‘58 Foundations & Waterproofing wins several awards including Top Workplaces and BEST of House & Home magazine.

2022

Recognition For Industry-Leading Performance

The company is a winner for the Better Business Bureau's (BBB) Torch Award for Business Ethics, listed in Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing American Companies, and receives Home Advisor's TOP RATED certification and The Spruce's BEST WARRANTY.

2023

Performance and Business Ethics Recognition

Recognized by This Old House as the “Most Experienced” foundation repair Company. Winner of the BBB Torch Award for Ethics. Winner of the national Top Workplaces award. For the second year in a row, placed in the Inc. 5000 fastest growing American private companies.

Today

Leading the way, over 65 years later

Today you won’t find a company more dedicated to providing the highest-quality basement waterproofing, crawl space encapsulation, foundation repair, radon mitigation and mold removal solutions.

Meet ‘58 Foundations & Waterproofing’s owners and families.

  • Kevin Coppersmith

    Kevin Coppersmith

    CEO, Co-Owner

    Kevin says, "Decades of experience help define our brand, but we're also forever dedicated to developing new ways to help our customers."

    Kevin has a wife and three daughters he adores. He lives on a farm with four miniature donkeys, 3 goats, a flock of chickens, a barn cat, and one dog that keeps them all grounded named Captain.

    He leads '58 Foundations & Waterproofing with passion for the customers and compassion for the team that does the hard work of repairing homes every day.

  • Todd Prosan

    Todd Prosan

    President, Co-Owner

    Todd says, “I define success through the value my company brings to the many communities we serve.”

    Todd, his wife and their two daughters are avid target shooters – Todd can shoot the center spade on an Ace playing card at a half-mile distance.

    Todd has more than 30 years of experience in the home repair and home improvement industry. He loves working with customers and they are all – every one of them – given his direct phone number in the event that anyone wishes to speak with him.

  • Richard Fencil

    Richard Fencil

    Chief Marketing Officer, Co-Owner

    Richard says, “Whatever business you think you’re in, you’re actually in the people business. When you understand this, it will make a world of difference to your employees and your customers.”

    Richard enjoys time with his wife and their three sons either on the soccer field, working on their 1968 Buick GS 400 project car, or on home improvement projects. He has been in the industry for over 20 years.

Our Extended `58 Family

‘58 NATION

The ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing family also includes our employees, their extended families, and our customers. We have hired hundreds of employees over the last three years and look forward to continuing to build our team and offer great jobs and stability to our communities.

We’ve witnessed additions to our family through newborns within our work family. We’ve celebrated the graduations of our teams’ children from grade school, high school and college. Some of us worship together, our kids play together, and we frequent the same local shops in our communities.

‘58 Foundations & Waterproofing is committed to the community it serves and rewarding hard-working Americans.