Interior Basement Waterproofing Columbia Systems
We have a complete line of professional grade products to meet all of your Waterproofing needs.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
Our cellar waterproofing solutions also include 4″ ADS, single wall HDPE perforated pipe. This flexible, lightweight renewable merchandise is excellent for subgrade irrigation water management. The drain pipe, also called drain is joined to a polyethylene sump basin which holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it from the ADS pipe. A cast-iron Zoeller sump pump using a 1-” PVC release line is set up by the 20000 Leaks team to the sump basin. For additional protection you will find Zoeller backup pump options which may be installed into the exact same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is put in the drain line trench to aide in water stream. We then put in Polydrain, an air-gap tech drainage board in the cove place where the base wall meets the cellar floor. This heavy duty built drainage matting is bent and put up the wall and over the trench. It raises water and directs intruding water because of hydrostatic pressure to the subgrade tile program. After the installation of this Polydrain the trench is sealed using commercial grade concrete.
Interior Basement Waterproofing Columbia 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 normally from floor to ceiling. To get a cleaner appearance and for walls using a high moisture content Polywall, an extruded resin sheet could be set up. It is not difficult to clean, 100% waterproof and doesn’t support mold, mildew or bacteria development. For wall areas with higher water content, such as corners, problem areas or older structure, Polydrain may be set up full wall or chest elevated. There are also commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings accessible.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Columbia Solutions
After evaluation by our review team the best solution may be to waterproof your basement from the exterior. This necessitates excavating the soil surrounding your base walls to the footings and installing a bituthene watertight membrane. We simply use professional grade materials for this application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the job Ms Utility is contacted from the 20000 Leaks team to have the excavation place marked for any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you may rest assured the stability of your base is in great hands. The depth of the excavation determines what heavy equipment will be essential to execute the digging.
After the base walls have been excavated they’re 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 critical in the use of both the primer and self-adhering membrane. The same day the primer is implemented 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 shielded with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane is not damaged during the procedure. After the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped from the 20000 Leaks team to business the loose soil around the home’s base.