Interior Basement Waterproofing Systems
We have a complete line of professional grade products to meet all your Waterproofing requirements.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
This flexible, lightweight sustainable product is excellent for subgrade irrigation water management. The drain pipe, also called drain is connected to a polyethylene sump basin which holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it from the ADS pipe. A cast-iron Zoeller sump pump with a 1-” PVC release line is installed by the 20000 Leaks team into the sump basin. For extra protection you will find Zoeller backup pump options which can be installed into the same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is placed in the drain trench to aide in water flow. Then we put in Polydrain, an air-gap technology drainage board in the cove place in which the base wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty constructed drainage matting is bent and placed the wall up and over the trench. It increases water and leads intruding water because of hydrostatic pressure into the subgrade tile program. Following the installation of the Polydrain the trench is sealed with commercial grade concrete.
Interior Basement Waterproofing Bethesda solutions can also include things like wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier which is tucked into the Polydrain and installed typically from floor to ceiling. It is not difficult to wash, 100% waterproof and does not support mold, mould or bacteria development. For wall areas with high water content, like corners, problem areas or old construction, Polydrain can be installed complete wall or chest elevated. There are also commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings accessible.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Solutions
After evaluation by our inspection team the best solution may be to waterproof your basement in the outside. This necessitates excavating the soil surrounding your base walls into the footings and installing a bituthene waterproof membrane. We only use professional grade stuff with this particular application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before beginning the job Ms Utility is contacted from the 20000 Leaks team to have the excavation place marked for almost any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you can be sure the stability of your base is in good hands. The thickness of the excavation determines exactly what heavy equipment will be essential to execute the digging.
Following the base walls have been excavated they’re cleaned and inspected for any flaws or cracks.These are patched and mended before applying the Blue skin primer. Outside temperatures and base wall temperatures are critical in the use of the primer and self-adhering membrane. The same day the primer is implemented the self-adhering membrane can be installed on the walls and the footers to guarantee an impermeable waterproof barrier. Before backfilling the surface, the membrane ought to be shielded with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane is not damaged during the process.