Interior Basement Waterproofing Edgewater Systems
We have a complete line of professional grade products to fulfill all your Waterproofing requirements.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
This flexible, lightweight renewable merchandise is ideal for subgrade irrigation water control. The drain pipe, also known as drain tile is joined to a polyethylene sump basin which holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it by 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 there are Zoeller backup pump options which can be installed in precisely the same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is put in the drain line trench to aide in water flow. We then put in Polydrain, an air-gap technology drainage board at the cove area in which the base wall meets the cellar floor. This heavy duty constructed drainage matting is bent and put up the wall and over the trench. It raises water drainage and leads intruding water due to hydrostatic pressure into the subgrade tile program. After the installation of this Polydrain the trench is sealed with industrial grade concrete.
Interior Basement Waterproofing Edgewater solutions can also include wall systems. Alternatives are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier that’s tucked in the Polydrain and installed typically from floor to ceiling. For a cleaner look and for walls with a high moisture content Polywall, an extruded resin sheet can be installed. It is easy to wash, 100% waterproof and does not support mold, mould or bacteria growth. For wall areas with higher water content, like corners, problem areas or old structure, Polydrain can be installed full wall or chest elevated. Additionally, there are commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings available.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Edgewater Solutions
After analysis by our review team the ideal solution may be to waterproof your basement from the outside. This requires excavating the soil surrounding your base walls into the footings and installing a bituthene watertight membrane. Again, we only use professional grade materials with this application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the job Ms Utility is contacted by the 20000 Leaks team to possess the excavation area marked for any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you can be sure the stability of your base is in great hands. The depth of the excavation determines exactly what heavy equipment will be essential to perform the digging.
After the base walls have been excavated they are cleaned and inspected for any flaws or cracks.These are patched and mended before employing the Blue skincare primer. Outside temperatures and base wall temperatures are critical in the application of both the primer and self-adhering membrane. The identical day the primer is applied the self-adhering membrane is also installed on the walls and the footers to guarantee 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 process. After the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped by the 20000 Leaks team to firm the loose soil around the house ‘s base.