Tar Heel Basement Systems Earns Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award

2017 Angie's List Super Service AwardTar Heel Basement Systems is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2017.

“The service providers that receive our Angie’s List Super Service Award demonstrate the level of excellence that members have come to expect,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “These pros are top-notch and absolutely deserve recognition for the trustworthy and exemplary customer service they exhibited in the past year and overall.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2017 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include maintaining an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade. The SSA winners must be in good standing with Angie’s List, pass a background check, record a current trade license attestation and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.

“We know that our growth and success over the last 15 years is because we stick to our core values- quality service for our customers, respect for our teammates, and improving lives in our community,” praised Tar Heel’s General Manager, Garrett Atkinson. “This award is a testament to those values and we are honored to receive it.”

Tar Heel Basement Systems has been listed on Angie’s List since 2012. This is the 3rd year Tar Heel Basement Systems has received this honor. Service company ratings are updated continually on Angie’s List as new, verified consumer reviews are submitted. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in multiple fields ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality.

For over two decades Angie’s List has been a trusted name for connecting consumers to top-rated service professionals. Angie’s List provides unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.



About Tar Heel Basement Systems

Tar Heel Basement Systems specializes in residential & commercial basement waterproofing, crawl space repair, foundation repair and concrete lifting. The mission of the company is to improve lives by inspiring its employees to live the Golden Rule and challenge industry standards. Tar Heel Basement Systems has been named to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and Triad Business Journal’s Best Place to Work. In 2017, Tar Heel was named by the United States Chamber of Commerce as the Top Veteran Owned Business in the nation. Tar Heel Basement Systems has been serving homeowners in North Carolina and Southwest Virginia for more than 15 years. For more information about Tar Heel Basement Systems, please visit


Basement Waterproofing in Spruce Pine, NC

After years of cleaning up their flooded basement every time it rained, the Spruce Pine, NC homeowners were in search of a permanent fix for their water issue. Tar Heel Basement Systems installed their patented BasementGutter Drainage System and SafeDri triple sump pump to keep this basement dry during even the heaviest of rains. Water intrusion was no longer an issue, as it was channeled to the sump pump and safely removed from the basement. CrawlSeal wall material was installed to give the basement a brighter look while allowing any water coming in through the cinderblocks at the bottom of the wall to drain into the system as well.

State Road, NC Damp Basement Walls

This home in State Road, North Carolina had a basement with cinder block walls that were damp and covered in efflorescence. The homeowner used this basement as a workshop and was interested in brightening the space. Tar Heel Basement Systems installed wall panels along the cinder block walls.

Basement Floor in Jonesville, NC Becomes a Mud Pit when it Rains

This basement in Jonesville, NC was used to store exercise equipment and personal items. The homeowners were worried about mold growth because dirt floor would soak up water when it rains and cause the ground to become extremely muddy. Tar Heel Basement System installed their CrawlDrain™ and SmartDrain System to excavate the water from the basement and encapsulated the space with their patented CrawlSeal™ vapor barrier and Tar Heel Dehumidifier.

This basement is now a conditioned, dry space that will not grow mold and is safe to store belongings.

From Rusted, Leaky Basement Windows to Attractive, Energy Efficient Basement Windows – Advance, NC Home

This home in Advance, NC had basement windows with ugly metal frames that didn’t stand up to the wet and dirty environment near the ground. They were rusty and the gaps between the frame allowed water to leak into the basement. Tar Heel Basement Systems removed the old, leaky basement windows and installed our windows, which are made specifically for basements. The window is all vinyl, so it will never rot, rust, be eaten by termites or need to be painted. They are also crystal clear double thermopane glass, so they are energy efficient.

Natural light really makes a difference in the underground space. A basement window enclosure was installed around each of the windows to give the basement an attractive, bright, clean, solution that keeps rain out, prevents weeds from growing inside, and reflects lots of natural light into the space!

Advance, NC – Leaking Basement Room Made Dry and Bright

Thomas’ beautiful finished basement in his brick home was almost complete until he noticed a water damaged corner in one of the rooms. He gave Tar Heel Basement Systems a call and Mike Smith was on the case. He arrived, inspected the space and suggested the use of a full BasementGutter Basement Waterproofing System complete with a SafeDri and beautiful bright paneling to cover the block walls. The room is now dry and bright thanks to Tar Heel Basement Systems.

Union Grove, NC- Basement Walls Updated

The wine room in this Union Grove, NC basement was falling victim to moisture. The homeowners used a bright waterproof paint to prevent the moisture from coming through the porous block walls. Unfortunately, this solution resulted in only working temporarily.

Tar Heel Basement Systems installed the CrawlSeal wall material, giving the basement a much brighter look. CrawlSeal is made of antimicrobial properties, preventing mold growth on the durable thick liner and moisture from seeping through. The homeowners are now confident their belongings will be permanently protected.

Jefferson, NC Basement Transformation

The homeowner wanted to turn this ugly basement into a usable space by finishing it. Tar Heel Basement System installed inorganic wall panels along the walls of the basement. The wall panel is the best solution for finishing any basement because it includes X-Grade Crawl Space Insulation insulation. Additionally, the existing windows were framed and finished magnetic panels covered the circuit box. Lastly, a linen tile drop ceiling was installed to cover the exposed insulation in this basement.

Newland, NC – Basement Wall Remodeled to Create Healthy Environment

The basement in this Newland, NC home had severe moisture problems that had caused the waterproof paint to bubble and peel. The walls were left with an unwelcoming view, leaving the basement damp and dark.

Tar Heel Basement Systems installed the patented BasementGutter Drainage System and SafeDri™ Triple Sump Pump System to permanently remove the moisture problem. Waterproof Panels were then installed giving the basement a healthy welcoming look. The drab basement has been completely transformed using all antimicrobial materials thanks to Tar Heel Basement Systems.

Gate City, VA – Wet Basement Transformation

This basement in Gate City, VA experienced musty smells and pooling water when it would rain. The homeowners called the basement waterproofing professionals at Tar Heel for a permanent solution. Tar Heel Basement Systems came out and installed waterproof paneling, to cover and protect the walls from water seeping from the block foundation. The interior drainage system, BasementGutter, was also installed around the perimeter of the basement to give direction to the water coming in from behind the wall panels. Now the basement is completely dry and has a whole new look!

Rural Hall, NC – Wet Basement Made Dry

This beautiful historic home in Rural Hall, North Carolina was recently purchased by a homeowner troubled by its basement. Water would seep through the walls creating large puddles of standing water, increasing the humidity of the basement resulting in rampant mold growth. Tar Heel Basement Systems set out to rid this basement of water and mold with a complete BasementGutter french drain system, SafeDri™ Sump Pump System and CrawlSeal wall dressings to guide any infiltrating water into the drain and out of the home. This basement is now successfully revamped and will no longer be a home to mold, mildew or high humidity.

Another Dry Basement in Pfafftown, NC

This home was built in the 1960’s and had a carport that was enclosed on one side of the home, allowing water to come in through the brick walls. To keep the water out for good, Tar Heel Basement Systems installed their CrawlSeal wall system in collaboration with their BasementGutter drainage system.

East Bend, NC- Unfinished Basement is Now Stable and Dry

This basement had major issues with dampness and a bowing wall. The homeowners’ father built this home with his own hands and wanted to protect it. He called Tar Heel Basement Systems for help with his basement concerns. The Systems Designer came out and recommended BasementGutter interior drainage system, SafeDri™ Triple Sump Pump System, and Wall Anchors to stabilize the wall. Now, the basement is dry and the wall is stabilized, the homeowner is very happy with his permanent solution.

Lowgap, NC- Water Damaged Basement Becomes Dry

Unfortunately for this Lowgap, NC homeowner the April showers had gotten the best of the finished basement. Water damage along the finished walls and carpet was enough for the customer. Looking for a professional contractor to end the problem was their only option.

Tar Heel Basement Systems installed the patented BasementGutter Drainage System along the interior perimeter of the basement, catching intruding water and removing it safely away from the home. BasementGutter prevents clogging by sitting on top of the footing, eliminating the worry of system failure for the homeowners. The new panel boards and carpet can now be replaced with ease.