Our Story

We believe that the core of every great family, is being able to provide that solid foundation.


“Our mission is simple.”

“Mission Accomplished, year after year.” We provide professional basement waterproofing solutions that work within a family’s budget. We guarantee a positive experience in your moment of need. From the moment you contact us, you are treated as one of the family. We show up for our appointments on time, create a solution customized for your needs, and complete your project in a professional and timely manner. Our waterproofing solutions allow you to choose what you are most comfortable with, whether you are in need of a repair or interested in doing preventative maintenance.

“Honesty, integrity, and commitment are the core values that we strive for when it comes to our customer relationships. That is our promise to you!”

~ Kenneth and Maria Kirchner, Owners

A few reasons why our customers choose us.

As our industry changes, so should those who represent it. Our biggest investment we make is into our employees. In fact, our sales staff can actually perform the work they quote.

Welcome aboard training for all staff (office, sales, and technicians) which consist of classroom and in the field training.
Master Diagnoser Certification. In-house award for 1,000 confirmed hose tests conducted. Hose tests are used to identify basement leaks.
Continuing Education classes for managers and owners. Yearly education certifications covering products, techniques, sales, and business.

As a husband and wife duo, we can cover more ground which provides many benefits.

Hands-on involvement in our business.
Can perform the work if needed.
Lower overhead for the same products and services.
Adheres to the original core values in which the business was built on.

While we believe we may not be the first, we certainly will be the first to point out the leadership of our female owner.

Recognized by Google as a female-owned business.
Promotes and supports other family and women-led businesses.
Portions of every job sold go to organizations that support female entrepreneurship.

We are a proud military family with multiple generations of family that has served. We want to thank all of the veterans and first responders, for keeping us safe and protected.

1st and only registered waterproofing veteran-owned business in Illinois and Indiana.
Recognized by Google as a veteran-owned business.
Portions of every job sold go to organizations that support veterans and first responders.
Veterans and first responders receive our largest discount.


Years of Industry Experience .

Completed Projects.

Happy Customers.

© 2021 Family Waterproofing Solutions. All rights reserved.