Reliable Dry Basements, LLC

4.76 |48 Verified Ratings
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Reliable Dry Basements, LLC

4.76 | 48 Verified Ratings
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27 Saw Mill Road
Burlington, CT 06013
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Reliable Dry Basements, LLC

"a family, not a franchise"

Reliable Dry Basements, LLC, is your professional waterproofing company of choice. My years of experience mean you will be thrilled with my expediency and customer service. Call us today! EPA Certified!!!!Please remember that we are crawlspace specialist too! Let's talk today!... always dealing with the owner, never salesmen


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Service Area

  • Danbury
  • Hartford
  • Manchester
  • Wallingford
  • Cheshire
  • Unionville
  • Farmington
  • Washington
  • Collinsville
  • Windsor
  • Bristol
  • Torrington
  • Wethersfield
  • Newington
  • Woodbury
  • Goshen
  • Granby
  • Rocky Hill
  • Tariffville
  • Roxbury
  • Berlin
  • Pine Meadow
  • Simsbury
  • Bethlehem
  • Brookfield
  • New Haven
  • Bantam
  • North Branford
  • South Glastonbury
  • Gaylordsville
  • Hebron
  • New Milford
  • West Simsbury
  • Northfield
  • Cromwell
  • Oakville
  • Burlington
  • North Canton
  • Winchester Center
  • Windsor Locks
  • Plantsville
  • Canton Center
  • Riverton
  • Wolcott
  • Andover
  • Canton
  • North Granby
  • Avon
  • Broad Brook
  • Southbury
  • Glastonbury
  • Bolton
  • Coventry
  • New Hartford
  • Southington
  • East Glastonbury
  • Plainville
  • Terryville
  • West Granby
  • Watertown
  • Bridgewater
  • East Berlin
  • East Granby
  • Chester
  • Weatogue
  • New Preston Marble Dale
  • Harwinton
  • South Windsor
  • Litchfield
  • Waterbury
  • Poquonock
  • Bethany
  • Columbia
  • Plymouth
  • Vernon Rockville
  • Marion
  • Barkhamsted
  • East Windsor Hill
  • Middlefield
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Services Offered

  • Waterproofing Foundation or Basement
  • Sump Pump or Foundation Drain Install
  • Waterproofing Inspection

Areas of Expertise

  • Foundation and Basement Waterproofing
  • Waterproofing Inspections
  • University of Minnesota School of Builders and Architects Recommended technique for the most efficient and cost effective water proofing process
  • We are EPA Lead Certified
  • Crawlspace Encapsulation

Product Brands Used

  • recommended by Prudential Realty of Ct. Home Effecient Group
  • Member of Northwest hamber of Commerce, Ct.

Quick Facts

Business Hours
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
(Please call to confirm)
  • Warranty Description: lifetime/transferable
  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Credit Cards Accepted


In Business Since: 2003
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Prudential CT Realty Home efficient Division
State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement
License #: HIC.0624843
Expiration: 11-30-2020
  • We are a Preferred, recommended vendor for all Prudential Real Estate clients in Connecticut!
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5.0   |  
The name Definitely describes Jay, John & their workers top notch. Jay very helped us by changing the date we had planned. We had something come up & no problem he scheduled us for another date no problem. From day one he was in contact with myself & wife very accommodating. Also, very helpful in other suggestions of things we could do to our basement. These guys came in here two days & I was surprised how clean & neat respectful these guys were. They did such a great job it s like they were never here. I here & read stories about companies leaving a mess along with dust when they leave. This crew totally opposite. I m very extremely happy that I hired these guys I got lucky with this company. Jay down to earth & a great guy & now friend after his service. So if you are looking for great, clean, reliable, accomadating company that does great work you found them in this company. Anything else I need I would call them back in a heartbeat. Thank you Jay & John
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5.0   |  
Before hiring Jay Seltzer and Reliable Dry Basements, my basement was essentially a lake during late winter/early spring snow and ground water melting, as well as every heavy rainfall throughout the year year in and year out. Many times in the course of a typical year, I needed multiple portable pumps to remove as much of the water from my basement as possible (but never all of it). In 2015, I had Jay install his mechanical waterproofing system after researching it thoroughly. It took a day and a half to install, and I was very impressed with the diligence and precision of his crew. But even more impressive were the results. In the five years since installation, the system has worked perfectly to keep my basement bone-dry through every seasonal melt and rainfall. There has never been even a hint of invasive water down there. Furthermore, I m confident the system was constructed in such a way that it ll continue to work perfectly for decades to come. Well worth the money I paid for it.
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Review by in Bristol, CT
What a surprising twist to have such great service from a company. My wife and I have had a lot of bad luck in dealing with contractors, but Jay was a drastic change. From the second he sits down with you he plays zero games and wants to make sure you fully understand the process, price and service before you sign a single thing. No pushy sales tactics, just a down to earth great guy trying to help anyway he can. Even after getting quotes from multiple other basement companies, we could not find anyone who could come close to Reliable Dry Basement's price. My wife and I decided not do anything that year and hope for the best so we could save up some money. Our basement only got worse and once we started to look again for someone to help, Jay was the first person to reach out. On top of everything else Reliable Dry Basements kept the same price from the previous year. Since then we have not had a drop of water in our basement. Absolute life savers!!!!

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Review by in Hamden, CT
Jay the owner of this company put the customer first and was really hands on in dealing with our basement. He is a man of his words, who I have a lot of respect for as a real business oriented and a real customer service business owner. It is rare in these times today to find a owner who is honest, but like my Dad use to say "I can show you better than I can tell you". Jay not only told us what work was performed before hand but it was shown to us as well. The workers where very pleasant and cleaned up the area during and after all the work was done. They came in and got right to work and completed the job in a timely fashion. I would recommend this company to all my friends and associates anytime. What a Great Job!
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5.0   |  
Jay Seltzer was very courteous and kept in touch at every phase of the job. His crew was also very friendly and did a good job of managing the dust and debris caused by the jack-hammer on the concrete. I would recommend Reliable Dry Basements to anyone looking for a solution to water in the basement. 4/4/18.
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Review by in Rocky Hill, CT
Jay, the owner is someone you can trust. He never pressured us into signing a contract nor did he try to persuade us in hiring his company. Jay was very patient with us and answered all of the "many questions" we had about the process of this type of work. After his crew arrived lead by Jean (John) and the jack hammering had begun I wasn't quite sure I had made the right decision. But Jay too had arrived the day the work had begun and assured me that everything would be alright that that we can rest easy after the work was over. Two days later I couldn't believe my eyes. It was like they weren't even there. And I had two wonderful looking sump pumps installed with two drains also. I give Jay and his team five plus stars because they were extremely courteous, polite and respectful to us. And they did an awesome job too. Thank you Jay, Jean and your entire crew for a job well done!
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Review by in Cheshire, CT
Very professional business. I had two sump pumps and two floor drains installed with my new system. After they jack-hammered the concrete, I changed where I wanted one of the sump pumps located. They had no issue with my request. I’m very happy with my results. I strongly recommend them to anyone with basement issues.
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Project: Waterproof a Basement or Foundation
I would hire them again. She does a great job, is pleasant and reliable and I now have a dry basement.
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Review by in Harwinton, CT
They provided a clear and simple explanation of their work, scheduled it within a month, came in to do the job, cleaned up and demonstrated the system. It has been effective ever since.
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Review by in Gaylordsville, CT
Well trained, courteous installers. Cleaned up after themselves. Hauled away all rubbish. Extremely satisfied.
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