Interior Basement Waterproofing Monkton Systems
We have a complete line of professional grade products to fulfill all of your Waterproofing needs.
- 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 joined to a polyethylene sump basin which holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it from the ADS pipe. For additional protection you will find Zoeller backup pump choices which can be installed in 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 flow. Then we put in Polydrain, an air-gap tech drainage board in the cove place in which the base wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty built drainage matting is bent and put up the wall and above the trench. It raises water drainage and directs intruding water due to hydrostatic pressure to the subgrade tile program. After the installation of the Polydrain the trench is sealed with commercial grade concrete.
Interior Basement Waterproofing Monkton solutions can also include wall systems. Alternatives are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier which is tucked in the Polydrain and set up typically from floor to ceiling. To get a cleaner look and for walls with a high moisture content Polywall, an extruded resin sheet can be set up. It is easy to clean, 100% waterproof and doesn’t support mold, mould or bacteria development. For wall areas with higher water content, like corners, problem areas or old construction, Polydrain can be set up complete wall or chest high. Additionally, there are commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings available.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Monkton Solutions
After analysis by our inspection team the best solution may be to waterproof your basement from the exterior. This requires excavating the soil surrounding your base walls into the footings and installing a bituthene watertight membrane. Again, we only use professional grade stuff for this particular application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the job Ms Utility is contacted from the 20000 Leaks group to possess 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 great hands. The thickness of the excavation determines exactly what heavy gear will be necessary to execute the digging.
After the base walls are excavated they’re cleaned and inspected for any defects 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 implemented the self-adhering membrane is also set up on the walls and the footers to guarantee an impermeable watertight barrier. Prior to backfilling the surface, the membrane should be shielded with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane isn’t damaged during the process.