Interior Basement Waterproofing Falls Church Systems
We’ve got 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 product is excellent for subgrade irrigation water management. The drain tube, also known as drain is joined to a polyethylene sump basin that holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it by the ADS pipe. A cast-iron Zoeller sump pump using a 1-” PVC discharge line is installed by the 20000 Leaks team into the sump basin. For additional protection you will find Zoeller backup pump choices that may be installed into precisely the same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is put in the drain trench to aide in water stream. We then put in Polydrain, an air-gap technology drainage board at the cove area in which the foundation wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty constructed drainage matting is bent and put the wall up and over the trench. It increases water drainage and directs intruding water because of hydrostatic pressure into the subgrade tile system. Following the installation of the Polydrain that the trench is sealed using commercial grade concrete.
Interior Basement Waterproofing Falls Church solutions may also include things like wall systems. Alternatives are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier which is tucked into the Polydrain and installed typically from floor to ceiling. It’s not difficult to wash, 100% waterproof and doesn’t support mold, mildew or bacteria growth. For wall regions with high water content, such as corners, problem areas or older structure, Polydrain may be installed full wall or chest elevated. Additionally, there are commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings accessible.
After analysis by our inspection team the best solution may be to waterproof your basement from the outside. This necessitates excavating the soil surrounding your foundation walls into the footings and installing a bituthene waterproof membrane. We only use professional grade stuff for this particular 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 almost any underground utility lines. As qualified foundation builders you may be sure that the stability of your foundation is in good hands. The depth of the excavation determines exactly what heavy equipment will be essential to perform the digging.
Following the foundation walls have been excavated they’re cleaned and inspected for any defects or cracks.These are patched and mended before employing the Blue skin primer. Outside temperatures and foundation wall temperatures are crucial in the application of the primer and self-adhering membrane. The identical day that the primer is applied the self-adhering membrane is also installed on the walls and the footers to guarantee an impermeable waterproof barrier. Prior to backfilling the area, the membrane should be protected with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane is not damaged during the procedure. Following the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped by the 20000 Leaks team to firm the loose soil around the home’s foundation.