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With over 40 years of experience, we will quickly assess your issue and provide you with a smart plan of action to remedy the issue. Our licensed and insured staff will get the work done efficiency. 


Being in the foundation repair business for over 40 years, we can accurately identify your foundation issue.


We ensure your issue is treated with the best practice solution to ensure your home issue is addressed for the long term.


We pride ourselves in getting your home back to normal as quickly as possible so you can get back to your life.


We will provide you with clear, written estimates for your home solution while providing fair, open pricing.


We provide the following foundation services to residential homes and commercial business, throughout parts of Southern Ontario, including HamiltonBrantford, Paris, Cambridge, Milton, Guelph,  Kitchener / Waterloo as well as the Peel, Halton, Haldimand and Binbrook areas:

Cracked Foundation Repair

We repair cracks in your basement caused by settling and bowing. Most cracks can be fixed without tearing down the entire foundation and starting from new.

Basement Waterproofing

There are many factors that can lead to wet basements. They can include foundation cracks to poor yard drainage,

Frost Adhesion

Frost adhesion is when frost (via the dirt) sticks to the concrete foundation and expands, severing the foundation horizontally below grade (grass level).

Commercial Foundations

Whether it be a commercial business, restaurant, municipal or government building, we provide many foundation repair services.

Masonry Services

In addition to foundations, we provide additional residential and commercial masonry services, including concrete porches, basement walkouts, and window well installation.

Basement Stabilization

We stabilize bowing basement walls and keep your foundation structure safe.

Crawl Space Repair

A problematic crawl space can be a major hazard for any home. We can repair your crawl space.

Sump Pump Installation, Maintenance, & Repair

A perfectly functioning sump pump can keep your basement dry and potentially save you thousands in damages.

Foundation inspections

We deliver thorough on-site assessments to get to the root of the problem and determine the right solutions.

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Foundation repair in Hamilton, Guelph, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo Brantford, Paris, Peel, Halton Regions and more.

Foundations First is the leader in basement and crawl space solutions for residents and commercial businesses throughout Southern Ontario.

Exterior Basement Waterproofing
We fix foundation cracks, leaks, sagging, and bowing, quickly and affordably. We have vast experience in repairing a wide range of foundation problems using best practice techniques.

Addressing problems before they become a larger issue will save you thousands of dollars and a lot of headaches – all while keeping you safe in your home. If you think you may have issues with your foundation or crawl space, do not hesitate to have it inspected by our team.

The good news is that very often the foundations we inspect only need minor crack treatment that is low cost and will alleviate basement leaking and additional damage.

We look forward to serving you.

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How to tell if your foundation or brick work is damaged

Think you may have a cracked or bowing foundation or crawl space? Sometimes identifying foundation problems are impossible with the naked eye.

If you don’t see obvious cracking or bowing, the following are signs of foundation issues that require assistance from licensed and insured contractors:

• Cracks in drywall
• Doors that stick
• Uneven floors
• Plumbing leaks
• Popped nails
• Windows out of square
• Gaps at tops and bottoms of wall

• Cracks in bricks and masonry
• Gapping around chimney
• Tipping chimney
• Displaced moldings
• Misaligned doors and windows
• Cracks in floors

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We are licensed and insured to deliver the following residential and commercial foundation services:

• Crack repair
• Leak repair
• Basement waterproofing
• Sump pump repair and installation

• Commercial foundation repair
• Window well installation
• Sagging, heaving, and uneven floor repair and stabilization