About ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing

Storied history, values,
and commitment to 5-star services


For more than 60 years, ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing has provided the highest-quality basement waterproofing, crawlspace encapsulation, foundation repair, and mold removal solutions for homes and commercial properties. We lead with a promise of Trusted Five-Star Service, which means the customer experience is at the center of everything we do. Since 1958, we have been steadfast in keeping this promise and in upholding the values on which ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing was built: trust, teamwork, integrity, respect and communication.

This comes across in all that we do: from the initial call to job completion, our customers are met with a knowledgeable, caring, and professional staff prepared to offer a five-star experience that is unmatched in the home repair industry.

What does ’58 mean?

’58 means we’ve seen that, fixed it.
’58 means oodles of know how.
’58 means hundreds of thousands of satisfied customers.
’58 means money-back confidence.
’58 means warranties serviced since 1958.
’58 means an A+ BBB rating since 1991.
’58 means you can trust us with your home!

58 Foundations

5-Star Service

About 58 Foundations
I don’t have to worry about selling the house anymore. It’s a very good situation. I don’t have to worry about the rain anymore. Its a huge problem that’s lifted off my shoulder.
– Mindy F., Marietta GA
I went down to the same areas and they were dry. I never had to worry again. They are here to solve your lower-level water problems. That’s what they do and they do it well.
– Myron E., Charlotte NC
EXCELLENT. Great communication. Job well done and did everything you said you would do when you said you would do it. Can’t ask for any more than that. Thanks.
– David
Great explanation of what was going to be done then afterwards walked me through everything to show that it was in fact done. Great personality of the crew and very respectful/professional.
– Tausha

Our Values


’58 Foundations & Waterproofing pioneered the waterproofing industry and created the first patented system! The knowledge beneath the ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing brand runs deep.


If you were the original owner of a ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing’ waterproofing system back in 1958, it would still be serviced by us today under warranty. It’s this long and lasting relationship with our customers, that has enabled ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing to remain a leader.


If you want to learn more about ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing, ask any of the many people we touch. Ask one of our hundreds of thousands of customers. Ask our partner contractors, engineers, architects, home inspectors, or real estate agents who have been referring customers to us for decades. Ask one of our vendors or manufacturers who we purchase our great products from. Or ask a family member of an employee.


Our customers have told us that safety is important. We background check all of our employees. We require drug screening at the time of hire and periodically during employment. We follow CDC health guidelines to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Quality Products and Honest Methods Since 1958

Trusted by hundreds of thousands of happy homeowners.

Money-Back Guarantee

Your money is never at risk! Ask a Foundation Specialist for details.

We Stand Behind Our Work

Life-of-the-structure, transferable warranties.

Affordable Solutions

“Same as cash” financing to long-term payment options, we have a solution that will work for you.

2,000+ Online Reviews

This is why we do what we do!

Our History & Values

Industry Pioneers

1930 The founder develops the first technique for waterproofing basements from the inside using a drain tile and gravel approach.

1958 We officially open for business.

1966 Receive our first patent on our inside drain system of gravel in a trench, one-foot pipe sections, and weep holes in the cement block.

1974 We partner with AB Chance, America’s oldest steel piering manufacturer to begin structural repair services, bringing two of the country’s oldest foundation companies together.

1977 We begin to waterproof crawlspaces with a similar drain tile system as used in the basement.

1980 Together with General Tire Company/Plastics Div., we develop a unique wall sealer, specifically engineered for waterproofing.

1982 Together with B.F. Goodrich, we develop our first sub-floor drain system – the result of nearly 30 years of research and development.

1986 We receive our second patent for our sub-floor drain system.

1987 Issued U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Certification on our sub-floor drainage system.

1993 We begin encapsulating crawlspaces to lower relative humidity and moisture problems. Making homes healthier and more energy efficient.

1999 We introduce state-of-the-art non-clogging features and unique “air gap” engineering.  Our sub-floor drainage channel is now the industry’s strongest, most water removing, and only self-cleaning drainage channel on the market.

2005 We begin offering mold removal services.

2009 We begin using a unique air quality system that ties into our drainage channel, addressing radon, mold spores and further moisture control.

2010 We patent our unique Smarter Way® business process of how we work with our customers. This is the only patented process that ensures fewer mistakes – taking projects from the design of the system through to the installation.

2011 We become one of the first residential contractors to offer carbon fiber wall straps to reinforce bowing foundation walls.

2013 We add high-efficiency, high-volume air-filtering dehumidifiers to our offerings. This makes houses feel dry, healthier and more energy efficient.

2019 Long-standing industry experts become new partners: Todd Prosan, Kevin Coppersmith and Richard Fencil. Combining 35 years of industry experience and forward-thinking vision with ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing’ long history and knowledge base.

2020 To ensure the safety of our team and customers during the Covid-19 pandemic, we begin offering Virtual Assessments.

2021 ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing is awarded an ICC ES report on our basement and crawlspace waterproofing system.

In Need of Our Services?

‘58 Foundations is here to solve your problems with wet basements, damp crawlspace, or cracked foundation. With industry-leading warranties, budget-friendly solutions, and quality American-made products, you can rest assured that we will provide you with the peace of mind you deserve.

Call 888-698-1958 or contact us online today to get a free written estimate.

In Need of Our Services?