Interior Basement Waterproofing Catonsville Systems
We’ve got a complete line of professional grade products to meet all of your Waterproofing needs.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
This flexible, lightweight sustainable product is ideal for subgrade irrigation water control. The drain tube, also called drain is connected to a polyethylene sump basin that holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it by the ADS pipe. For additional protection there are Zoeller backup pump options that can be installed into precisely the same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is placed in the drain trench to aide in water stream. We then put in Polydrain, an air-gap tech drainage board at the cove place in which the base wall meets the cellar floor. This heavy duty constructed drainage matting is bent and placed up the wall and over the trench. It increases water drainage and leads intruding water due to hydrostatic pressure into the subgrade tile system. Following the installation of the Polydrain that the trench is sealed with industrial grade concrete.
Interior Basement Waterproofing Catonsville solutions can also include wall systems. Alternatives are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier that’s tucked into the Polydrain and set up typically from floor to ceiling. It is not difficult to clean, 100% waterproof and doesn’t support mold, mould or bacteria growth. For wall areas with higher water content, like corners, problem areas or old structure, Polydrain can be set up full wall or chest elevated.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Catonsville Solutions
After evaluation by our review team the ideal solution is to waterproof your basement from the exterior. This necessitates excavating the soil surrounding your base walls into the footings and installing a bituthene watertight membrane. Again, we simply use professional grade stuff for this application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the job Ms Utility is contacted by the 20000 Leaks group to have the excavation place marked for almost any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you can rest assured that the stability of your base is in good hands. The thickness of the excavation determines exactly what heavy gear will be essential to perform the digging.
Following the base walls have been excavated they are cleaned and inspected for any flaws or cracks.These are patched and repaired before employing the Blue skin primer. Outside temperatures and base wall temperatures are crucial in the use of the primer and self-adhering membrane. The identical day that the primer is applied the self-adhering membrane can be set up on the walls and the footers to insure an impermeable watertight barrier. Prior to backfilling the surface, the membrane ought to be protected with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane isn’t damaged during the procedure.