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  • By Peter C.
    St. Catherine, ON

    "Team basement tear out and install team were great and Pete the owner was on site for 2 days to deal with some of the challenges..."

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    By Peter C.
    St. Catherine, ON

    Team basement tear out and install team were great and Pete the owner was on site for 2 days to deal with some of the challenges with the plumbing and wall bracings. I was kept informed on all details of the work as it progressed to completion.

  • By Nelson F.
    Hamilton, ON

    "I was very impressed by Peter clearing his schedule to make sure the job got done. That's a company that knows business!"

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    By Nelson F.
    Hamilton, ON

    I was very impressed by Peter clearing his schedule to make sure the job got done. That's a company that knows business!

  • By Deborah S.
    Hamilton, ON

    "Peter and Staff were both professional, courteous and explained what they were doing as they went along. I was pleasantly..."

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    By Deborah S.
    Hamilton, ON

    Peter and Staff were both professional, courteous and explained what they were doing as they went along. I was pleasantly surprised with basement when they were through!

  • By Chuck A.
    Ariss, ON

    "Kevin and Pete worked quickly, cleaned up and fully tested the system before leaving."

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    By Chuck A.
    Ariss, ON

    Kevin and Pete worked quickly, cleaned up and fully tested the system before leaving.

  • By Lonnie N.
    Ancaster, ON

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    By Lonnie N.
    Ancaster, ON

  • By Robert D.
    Oakville, ON

    "I was lucky enough to be referred to Omni Basement Systems for an extension to the drainage system in our basement where we had..."

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    By Robert D.
    Oakville, ON

    I was lucky enough to be referred to Omni Basement Systems for an extension to the drainage system in our basement where we had some mold damage.  Owner Pete spent over two hours with my wife and me (i) discussing what needed to be done, following the removal of the mold, in order to protect our home in future and (ii) providing a fixed-price quotation for the work, which we found more than acceptable.  The crew (Kevin, Trevor, Justin, and Dustin) did a great job installing the company's WaterGuard drainage channel and CleanSpace wall cladding.

Pete Karreman from Omni Basement Systems

Title: Owner

Hometown: Dundas, ON

Pete Karreman from Omni Basement Systems

            As the founder and president of Omni Basement Systems, Pete oversees every part of company operations. After spending several years in both the construction and software business, Pete was ready for a change and in 2003 started Omni Basement Systems from his home.  Pete went on to complete comprehensive training at the Basement Systems head office in Seymour, Connecticut.  He has also studied structural foundation repair at Foundation Support Works in Omaha, NE, and wall reinforcing at Nationwide Reinforcing in Columbus, OH.  

            In the early stages of the business Pete did it all:  he was the salesman, installer, and service department.  This has made him a hands-on owner who understands every facet of his business inside out. Over the past 8 years, Pete has personally installed over a thousand basement waterproofing systems and has consulted with over 3000 customers. Despite the company's humble beginnings, in 2010 Omni Basement Systems became the largest Basement Systems dealer in Canada.

            Pete takes personal responsibility for customer satisfaction on every job and insists on the same values for each and every member of the Omni Basement Systems team. His personal philosophy is to do whatever it takes to "help customers have what they want and need and see to it that they are satisfied!"

Testimonials
from customers I've helped!
  • "You should be really proud of how well every member of the team does their job." Read Full Testimonial

    Tracey H. of Fort Erie, ON

    Customer Testimonial

              Your entire organization deserves to be commended for the professionalism displayed throughout the process. Every person that I interacted from Omni was impressively thorough, helpful and professional – from Mark who did the assessment to Pete who followed up, to Ryan and Shea who conducted the work. I have already referred Omni to two of my neighbors who require new sump pumps and I hope that they decide to call. They won’t be disappointed. In this day and age where everyone claims to put the customer first, you actually delivered, and you should be really proud of how well every member of the team does their job. Excellent work!"
    Tracey H.
    Fort Erie, ON
  • "I would not hesitate to recommend this company." Read Full Testimonial

    Marc G. of Port Burwell, ON

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              It has been a pleasure to deal with Pete, and his entire team at Omni Basement Systems. I would not hesitate to recommend this company to anyone who has a wet basement. Thanks for getting my basement dry!
    Marc G.
    Port Burwell, ON
  • "Very satisfied with the work. Thanks for a dry basement." Read Full Testimonial

    Maureen M. of Stoney Creek, ON

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              The salesman, Pete, was very good at what he does from explaining the whole process to actual job performance. I was grateful for the notes mailed before the job to get ready. There were no surprises. That was very nice. Thanks for a dry basement.
    Maureen M.
    Stoney Creek, ON
  • "I found Peter to be concerned, thorough, taking time to protect and ensure quality workmanship." Read Full Testimonial

    Mr. and Mrs. O. of Stoney Creek, ON

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              I found Peter to be concerned, thorough, taking time to protect and ensure quality workmanship. Very satisfied with the job done. The installation crew was knowledgeable and thorough.
    Mr. and Mrs. O.
    Stoney Creek, ON
  • "Very satisfied thanks to Pete!" Read Full Testimonial

    Theresa B. of Hamilton, ON

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              I am very happy with the work that was done. Pete kept his word about everything he promised. I will recommend to everyone who asks.
    Theresa B.
    Hamilton, ON
  • "I'm extremely satisfied. Pete is very passionate about what he does and shows it in his work." Read Full Testimonial

    Rob of Hamilton, ON

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              I'm extremely satisfied. Pete is very passionate about what he does and shows it in his work. He was awesome in explaining what needed to be done and accomodated our short time frame by arranging a crew fast. Crew was easy to talk to and gave explanation of their process.
    Rob
    Hamilton, ON
  • "Pete was awesome in in explaining what needed to be don and accomodated our short time frame. The crew was..." Read Full Testimonial

    Rob A. of Hamilton, ON

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              I am extremely satisfied with the job. Pete was awesome in in explaining what needed to be done and accomodated our short time frame by arranging a crew fast. The crew was easy to talk to and gave an explaination of the process. They were friendly, fast and efficient.
    Rob A.
    Hamilton, ON
  • "I wouldn't think twice about hiring Omni again." Read Full Testimonial

    Lonnie N. of Ancaster, ON

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              Very knowledgeable and efficient. Just the way I like it, no surprises. This was the second time I've used Omni's service. Both jobs were done to specs, on time, cleanup was thorough and I got exactly what Pete promised me I'd be getting. The site foreman kept me informed of their progress and all issues I needed to be aware of at the end of each day. The 3 downspout extensions and sump pump discharge work was started and completed in four hours during a steady heavy downpour. I figured they'd stop working but they didn't. They kept working during the rain until the work was done. They were soaked to the core. What more could a customer ask for? Great experience from a great crew. What I did find was this crew enjoys working for Pete. That tells me what Omni is all about. I wouldn't think twice about hiring Omni again.
    Lonnie N.
    Ancaster, ON
  • "I was taken care of with the utmost care. Mike and Dustin were professional, courteous and very..." Read Full Testimonial

    Aaron B. of Brantford, ON

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              First I would like to say thank you for the service that was provided. I was taken care of with the utmost care. Mike and Dustin were professional. courteous, and very knowledgeable. When we hit a bump in the road I was pleased to find out that Pete, who I believe is the owner, personally came out to my home to inspect the situation and get his hands and knees dirty to get the job done right. I would like to recognize Pete, Mike, and Dustin for an excellent job! My wife and I for the first time in months can sleep through the night without being woken up by the sound of our sump pump.
    Aaron B.
    Brantford, ON
  • "Peter and staff were both professional, courteous, and explained what they were doing as they went along." Read Full Testimonial

    Deborah of Burford, ON

    Customer Testimonial

              Peter and staff were both professional, courteous, and explained what they were doing as they went along. I was pleasently pleased with our basement when they were done.
    Deborah
    Burford, ON
Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Large Crawlspace Job in Brantford
    Before
    Large Crawlspace Job in Brantford
    After

    This couple called Omni when they realized their upstairs floors were sagging.

    Omni found that the crawlspace of this 18 year old home was so damp that the main support beam was wet and rotting.

    Omni installed our SuperSump and SaniDry Dehumidification System to dry the space and keep it dry and then finished it off with our CleanSpace Encapsulation System.

  • Total Basement Transformation in Georgetown, ONT
    Before
    Total Basement Transformation in Georgetown, ONT
    After

    Phil called us from Georgetown for a Total Basement Finishing Project quite a few years ago.

    Omni began the project by installing a full perimeter drainage system, which was a combination of WaterGuard and DryTrak. We were able to install this without breaking up his basement tiles!

    We did a complete Total Basement Finishing make over and made this into a very clean and comfortable living space.

     

  • Our King and Queens of Sump Pumps
    Before
    Our King and Queens of Sump Pumps
    After

    Here is another successful sump pump overhaul.

    We replaced this ineffective open pit with our king of sumps. Our TripleSafe sump system is a 3 in 1 high quality pump with a battery operated pumpthat will kick in if your power goes out.

     

  • Tight Crawlspace Encapsulation in Oakville
    Before
    Tight Crawlspace Encapsulation in Oakville
    After

    We were called into this crawl space to waterproof and encapsulate it. It was noted upon inspection that it was going to be a tight space to maneuver since the ductwork was so low.

    Our amazing crew managed to get in there and encapsulate the entire space. They installed our SaniDry CX crawlspace dehumidifier along with our SmartDrain to keep the space dry.

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Our Locations:

Omni Basement Systems
95 Frid Street Unit 3
Hamilton, ON L8P 4M3
1-289-769-8994