Basement Finishing in PA, including Chambersburg, York & Lancaster.

Waterproof Basement Floor Matting Installation in Harrisburg, Lancaster, Carlisle, Mechanicsburg, PA

Basement subfloor matting and basement carpeting in Pennsylvania

Custom basement carpeting

Install custom carpeting in your Pennsylvania basement that won't grow mold or collect moisture.

The multiple outcomes you can achieve from our number of flooring products can decorate your basement in a wide variety of styles. But perhaps we don't offer the exact design you desire or you want your own custom carpeting laid down and still want the protection of our professional products. This can be done!

At Appleby Systems, we can provide you with ThermalDry® Basement Floor Matting - a waterproof, subfloor product designed specifically for basement finishing.

For a free basement remodeling quote in Lancaster, Harrisburg, York or nearby, call us today! We are Greater Harrisburg's local basement finishing contractor with custom carpeting options.

Prevent mold growth in your basement with ThermalDry® flooring

basement subfloor tiles

Concrete is porous and therefore allows moisture to pass through it in either liquid or vapor form. So, traditional flooring and carpet made of organic compounds that absorb moisture and support mold growth and rot are NOT the materials to use in your basement.

Things like moisture vapor and leaky pipes, washing machines, water heaters and windows can saturate organic flooring materials, and may cause mold growth and buckling and warping.

Wood subflooring = mold

Mold and rot on wooden subfloor

Having a wood subfloor below a carpet in a basement can cause rotting and mold growth.

Traditional basement finishing uses a wood subfloor with carpet on top. When this wood subfloor gets damp, it will rot, buckle, and grow mold. As humidity rises up naturally through the concrete floor, it accumulates under these floors.

Sources of basement moisture:

  • Leaky Washing Machines
  • Failed Water Heaters
  • Old Basement Windows
  • Foundation Flooding
  • Bursting Pipes
  • Upper Level Plumbing
  • Humidity from Concrete

Comfortable and healthy carpet in your finished basement

Finiahed basement in Mechanicsburg, Pa using ThermalDry flooring

When finishing your basement floor, there are four common ways to put down the carpeting:

  • Lay the carpet down on top of the concrete.
  • Build a platform, lay subfloor & attach carpet.
  • Install a chipboard/plastic layer beneath the carpet.
  • Place a waterproof subfloor underneath the carpet.

ThermalDry® Floor Matting, available in Pennsylvania by Appleby Systems, is an appropriate subfloor when installing wall-to-wall carpeting or padding in a finished basement. These award-winning interlocking tiles create a vapor barrier on your concrete floor that will keep humidity from affecting your custom carpeting on top. These tiles are compatible with tack strips, and should outlast several generations of basement carpeting.

As an added benefit, ThermalDry® floor tiles have a special design that lifts them off the basement floor. This creates a thermal break underneath that will make the surface of your ThermalDry® tiles 8-10 degrees warmer than the cold concrete below!

In the event of a basement flood, normal carpeting will not generally be as easy to dry as our finished basement floor systems. However, it will provide you with a world of options when you're upgrading or finishing your basement!

If you would like a free estimate, call us today! We serve the Pennsylvania area, including Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Carlisle, Chambersburg, Enola, Hershey, Elizabethtown, Wasynesboro, Hanover, Fayetteville, Etters, Columbia, Middletown, Mechanicsburg, Millersville, Mount Joy and nearby.

We have a full line of basement finishing products. See our other options!

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Serving PA including the Greater Lancaster area
Cities in Adams County, PA
Abbottstown
Aspers
Biglerville
East Berlin
Fairfield
Gardners
Gettysburg
Littlestown
Mc Sherrystown
New Oxford
Orrtanna
York Springs

Cities in Cumberland County, PA
Boiling Springs
Camp Hill
Carlisle
Enola
Lemoyne
Mechanicsburg
Mount Holly Springs
Newburg
Newville
Shippensburg
Walnut Bottom

Cities in Dauphin County, PA
Harrisburg
Hershey
Highspire
Hummelstown
Middletown

Cities in Franklin County, PA
Blue Ridge Summit
Chambersburg
Doylesburg
Dry Run
Fannettsburg
Fayetteville
Fort Loudon
Greencastle
Lurgan
Mercersburg
Mont Alto
Orrstown
Pleasant Hall
Saint Thomas
Spring Run
Upperstrasburg
Waynesboro
Willow Hill

Cities in Fulton County, PA
Big Cove Tannery
Burnt Cabins
Crystal Spring
Harrisonville
Hustontown
Mc Connellsburg
Needmore
Warfordsburg
Waterfall
Wells Tannery

Cities in Lancaster County, PA
Bainbridge
Columbia
Conestoga
Drumore
Elizabethtown
Holtwood
Lancaster
Landisville
Marietta
Maytown
Millersville
Mount Joy
Mountville
Peach Bottom
Pequea
Washington Boro

Cities in Lebanon County, PA
Palmyra

Cities in Perry County, PA
Blain
Duncannon
Elliottsburg
Ickesburg
Landisburg
Liverpool
Loysville
Marysville
Millerstown
New Bloomfield
New Germantown
Newport
Shermans Dale

Cities in Schuylkill County, PA
Quakake

Cities in York County, PA
Airville
Brogue
Dallastown
Delta
Dillsburg
Dover
Etters
Fawn Grove
Felton
Glen Rock
Glenville
Hanover
Lewisberry
Manchester
Mount Wolf
New Cumberland
New Freedom
New Park
Red Lion
Seven Valleys
Shrewsbury
Spring Grove
Stewartstown
Thomasville
Wellsville
Windsor
Wrightsville
York
York Haven

Our Locations:

Appleby Systems
1800 Trolley Rd
York, PA 17408
1-717-967-8826
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