Interior Basement Waterproofing Systems
We have a complete line of professional grade products to fulfill all of your Waterproofing needs.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
This flexible, lightweight renewable product is excellent for subgrade irrigation water management. The drain tube, also called drain tile is connected to a polyethylene sump basin which holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it from the ADS pipe. For additional protection you will find Zoeller backup pump choices which may be installed into the same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is placed in the drain line trench to aide in water stream. Then we install Polydrain, an air-gap technology drainage board in the cove place in which the base wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty built drainage matting is bent and placed the wall up and above the trench. It raises water and directs intruding water because of hydrostatic pressure into the subgrade tile program. After the installation of the Polydrain that the trench is sealed using industrial grade concrete.
Interior Annapolis Basement Waterproofing solutions may also include things like wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier that’s tucked into the Polydrain and set up typically from floor to ceiling. It’s easy to wash, 100% waterproof and doesn’t support mold, mould or bacteria growth. For wall areas with high water content, like corners, problem areas or old construction, Polydrain may be set up complete wall or chest elevated. There are also commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings available.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Solutions
After analysis by our inspection team the ideal solution may be to waterproof your basement in the exterior. This necessitates excavating the soil surrounding your base walls into the footings and installing a bituthene watertight membrane. Again, we only use professional grade stuff for this application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the job Ms Utility is contacted from the 20000 Leaks team to possess the excavation place marked for any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you may be sure that the stability of your base is in great hands. The thickness of the excavation determines exactly what heavy equipment will be necessary to execute the digging.
After the base walls are excavated they are cleaned and inspected for any defects or cracks.These are patched and mended before employing the Blue skincare primer. Outside temperatures and base wall temperatures are crucial in the application of both the primer and self-adhering membrane. The identical day that the primer is implemented the self-adhering membrane is also set up on the walls and the footers to insure an impermeable watertight barrier. Prior to backfilling the surface, the membrane should be shielded with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane isn’t damaged during the procedure.