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Rich is a Certified Waterproofing Professional and Certified Foundation Repair Specialist. Rich is responsible for overseeing each job using company-approved methods. He reviews job specifications to prepare the appropriate tools and materials, leads his crew with efficient and quality processes, regularly communicates with the customer, and moves the job toward completion in a timely manner.
At Baker's, we value our customers and know that we have great solutions for your home. Rich takes pride in working for a company that people trust, and enjoys giving homeowners peace of mind with our permanent solutions.
In his free time, Rich enjoys exercising and boating.
Ann and Scott used to deal with moisture problems in the basement. Now, they're happy to say that they don't... Watch Video »
A homeowner in Dunbar, PA used to have a moldy, wet basement. After properly addressing the mold problem, our team installed our proven waterproofing system.
All of our patented products will keep foundation leaks out of this home and prevent future mold growth!
These imperfect foundation walls were more than just an eyesore. A Dunbar, PA homeowner had been dealing with basement water intrusion for some time.
Our CleanSpace wall vapor barrier was a great addition to this waterproofing project. Our crew installed the liner on the walls and tucked it behind the [WaterGuard] below-floor drain's small wall flange.
This bright, plastic vapor barrier directs all wall leaks into the drainage and sump pump system. Plus, the liner drastically improved the look and feel of this basement!
A homeowner in the Morgantown area had just purchased this home one month prior to finding water in his crawlspace. He became worried about mold and overall concern that this problem would only get worse. So, he decided to give Baker's Waterproofing a call to set up a free inspection.
Our crawlspace specialist, Jesse, inspected the area and designed a full crawlspace system for the homeowner.
Now, the homeowner can enjoy his new home without the worry of water or mold in his crawlspace!
We transformed this basement into a dry and usable part of the home.
Prior to the project, heavy rains meant a flooded basement. Now, the homeowner can rest assured that his basement will stay dry. And when he sells this property in the next couple of years, buyers will be happy to know they have a warrantied waterproofing system protecting their home.
A homeowner in California, PA was unsure why the last heavy rainstorm left his basement completely soaked. He called our team, so he and his wife could learn what the problem is and what options they have to prevent this from happening again.
One of the products that the husband and wife wanted was our CleanSpace vapor barrier. CleanSpace is our waterproof wall system that attaches directly to unfinished basement walls. It is a durable plastic material that successfully stops water vapor, drains wall leaks, and brightens the basement!
A homeowner in Carmichaels finished his basement after a different waterproofing contractor completed the repair work. However, it was a partial system that still allowed water into the basement and led the homeowner to remove his water-damaged carpet.
The homeowner wanted to get rid of her soaking wet carpet, fix and protect the basement against future flooding, and eventually refinish this space.
Our foreman, Rich, and his crew fixed this leaky foundation with our sub-floor drain, sump pump system, battery backup, emergency overflow on the exterior pipe, and an underground extension of the discharge pipe led far away from the home.
Now, this basement is a dry space that the homeowner can refinish without the worry of flooding water!
An old stone foundation in Eighty Four allowed moisture to damage the basement. The homeowner wanted to address the damp walls and leaking floors, so he called Baker's Waterproofing.
Our team successfully transformed this unique foundation with our proven basement waterproofing system. We fixed the water leakage with our TripleSafe sump pump and WaterGuard/FlowGuard drainage systems. We addressed the damp walls with our durable CleanSpace vapor barrier.
Now, this basement is a healthier part of the home.
A 100 year old mining company house always had a leakage problem. The homeowner wanted to identify what was needed to eliminate the problem for good.
Our team sprayed our Mold-X2 stain remover and placed CleanSpace vapor barrier on the porous concrete walls. Our mold-resistant vapor barrier will keep moisture out, plus, give the basement a clean, new look.
The homeowner's neighbor told her about a waterproofing company she hired in the past, Baker's Waterproofing! She quickly hired our team.
Here you can see that we installed our WaterGuard drain with clean gravel just below the floor slab, and hand-poured fresh concrete over the system (which takes a few weeks to cure).
We successfully addressed this leaky basement with our proven basement waterproofing system!
A condo resident first began dealing with basement water leaks in December 2018. He simply did not want water on his floor, and he was concerned about potential mold and other damages to his residence.
A few of his neighbors were satisfied Baker's Waterproofing customers, so he knew who to call.
Our team recommended and installed our perimeter WaterGuard drains to channel leaks to our airtight TripleSafe sump pump system. Now, water will be controlled and pumped far away from the foundation to our LawnScape outlet.
An old Pittsburgh, PA home has an imperfect foundation with concerning mold, water, and humidity problems in the basement. This problem affects the air quality and overall health of the home! To get rid of the issue, we sprayed our mold cleaner, attached a wall vapor barrier, and installed a below-floor drain and sump pump system. Our SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier was installed with our TripleSafe sump pump system for the ultimate basement solution!
An old Pittsburgh, PA basement was transformed from musty, damp, and unusable into a healthy, bright living space! Now, the couple has the option to turn this into a dry storage area, game room, home gym, or whatever they wish!
One year ago, homeowners in Upper Saint Clair chose our waterproofing system to get rid of their basement leakage problem. Now, as they get closer to selling their home, they finally decided to address the unstable wall in their garage.
Our Foreman and his crew arrived at the home to install 5 CarbonArmor straps. Our CarbonArmor wall reinforcing system is used to fix cracked and bowing foundation walls. It is made from fiber-reinforced polymer that's 10-times stronger than steel. CarbonArmor successfully reinforced and stabilized the garage wall in this home.
This leaking Pittsburgh basement used to flood a few inches of water during heavy rains. The homeowner grew tired of dampness causing damage to her concrete block walls and floor, so she called our team at Baker's Waterproofing.
We repaired this basement with our proven solution, including our bright and washable CleanSpace vapor barrier. Now, the homeowner can rest assured knowing that these waterproofed areas are protecting her basement against future leaks.
In 2014, a homeowner in Washington, PA received a free same-day estimate from Tom Faessel, one of our Certified Waterproofing Professional and Foundation Repair Specialists. The homeowner's existing sump pump system was failing, creating a damp, unhealthy living space. Three years later, he finally decided to repair his wet basement with our proven waterproofing solution.
A homeowner in Glenshaw had basement flooding occur several times in the past. After all the rain and snow melt in the winter, it occurred again. The homeowner wanted a free estimate to finally fix the problem for good.
Our WaterGuard below-floor drainage system is just one vital part to our proven waterproofing solution. The drain channels water towards either of the 2 sump pump systems installed in this home.
A homeowner in Houston, PA was worried about his flooded basement. Water only entered through one wall, so he asked that we only treat a small portion of the basement. Our crew installed 46 feet of our WaterGuard below-floor drain with our TripleSafe sump pump system.
The next time a heavy rain passes through Houston, the homeowner won't have to worry about finding a flooded basement. Instead, he will be happy to own a Baker's Waterproofing system!
A homeowner in Allison Park, PA used to deal with the stress of a leaky basement after heavy rains. He wanted to fix the problem now before placing his house on the market.
We installed a variety of our proven, patented waterproofing products including our unique WaterGuard below-floor drain. The drain was installed just below the floor slab and out of the "mud zone" to prevent future system clogs.
This 2-day installation greatly increased the value of the home!
The past few years, a homeowner in Salem, WV has been experiencing some water coming in during heavy rains. He was looking to make this a usable storage space.
Rich and his crew installed a full perimeter CleanSpace vapor barrier on the walls to collect moisture and channel it to our drainage system. Plus, it brightened up this space!
Now, our proven basement waterproofing solution has turned this area back into a dry and more pleasant living space!
You do not have to rip up all of your carpeting if there is no water damage. Our unique drain only requires a small portion of finishing materials and carpeting to be removed near the floor-wall joint in order for our internal French drain to be properly installed.
And check out more basement waterproofing solutions that can be custom-built to your basement.
A married couple living in Gibsonia, PA had been dealing with water in the basement for 40 years! The problem became worse and worse over time, and they grew tired of it.
We installed our WaterGuard below-floor drainage system, which is nearly invisible beneath the new section of hand-poured concrete. This simple and effective 1-day installation was all this basement needed to stay dry!
The CleanSpace wall vapor barrier immediately brightened up the basement, while ensuring that no leaks will pass through in the future. Our below-floor drains, sump pump, and anti-freeze fitting were also installed in this home to make sure it stays completely dry!
Homeowners in Avella were looking to put their house on the market. First, they had to address the water that used to leak through their foundation and puddle by the wall. Besides the headache of a messy clean up, the water problem would prevent future homeowners from finishing the basement.
Our crew turned the area into a usable space by installing our unique WaterGuard below-floor drain, reliable TripleSafe sump pump system, and much more. Now, the next family to move in can turn their dry basement into a game room, arts and crafts room, or whatever they would like!
A homeowner in East Butler called Baker's Waterproofing to repair his wet basement, and later, the bowing, cracked foundation. Less than 2 years after the waterproofing system was installed, the wall experienced cracking that required immediate attention.
Rich Rotolo and his crew installed CarbonArmor; straps with a fiber-reinforced polymer that's 10-times stronger than steel.
The CarbonArmor reinforcement becomes part of the wall structure, and can be hidden with a coat of paint.
This foundation is now waterproof and stable!
A homeowner in Butler, PA started to find water in his basement, then immediately called our team. We installed our complete waterproofing system to prevent leaks in the future. Our LawnScape underground discharge outlet will daylight basement water far away from the foundation.
Homeowners in Butler County plan to place their house on the market. A local home inspector diagnosed potential problems that would need addressed. One major issue was a bowing, cracking basement wall. The wall began inward movement due to a poor backfill of soils around an addition to the home.
Our Foundation Repair Specialist inspected the home to design a custom repair solution with our CarbonArmor wall reinforcement system. The CarbonArmor system consists of extremely strong straps manufactured with fiber-reinforced polymers. These straps are flexible and contour tightly against the basement wall to prevent further inward movement.
Now, the house is prepared for the market.
Baker's Waterproofing fixed the weeping basement walls at this Glen Dale house. Our crew installed an interior drain, sump pump system, and placed our waterproof wall system along the damp, stained, flaky walls.
Our trusted system turned this basement into a dry, usable area with a more comfortable look and feel.