Interior Basement Waterproofing Olney Systems
We’ve got a comprehensive line of professional grade products to meet 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 tile is connected to a polyethylene sump basin that holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it from the ADS pipe. A cast-iron Zoeller sump pump with a 1-” PVC release line is set up by the 20000 Leaks team to the sump basin. For additional protection there are Zoeller backup pump choices that may be installed into the same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is put in the drain trench to aide in water stream. Then we install Polydrain, an air-gap tech drainage board in the cove place where the foundation wall meets the cellar floor. This heavy duty constructed drainage matting is bent and put up the wall and above the trench. It increases water drainage and leads intruding water due to hydrostatic pressure to the subgrade tile program. After the installation of this Polydrain the trench is sealed with commercial grade concrete.
Interior Basement Waterproofing Olney solutions may also include wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier which is tucked into the Polydrain and set up normally from floor to ceiling. It is not difficult to wash, 100% waterproof and does not support mold, mould or bacteria growth. For wall areas with higher water content, such as corners, problem areas or old structure, Polydrain may be set up full wall or chest high. There are also commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings available.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Olney Solutions
After analysis by our inspection team the ideal solution may be to waterproof your basement in the exterior. This necessitates excavating the soil surrounding your foundation walls to the footings and installing a bituthene watertight membrane. We simply use professional grade materials with this 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 any underground utility lines. As qualified foundation builders you may be sure the stability of your foundation is in great hands. The depth of the excavation determines exactly what heavy gear will be necessary to perform the digging.
After the foundation walls have been excavated they’re cleaned and inspected for any defects or cracks.These are patched and repaired before applying the Blue skin primer. Outside temperatures and foundation wall temperatures are critical in the use of the primer and self-adhering membrane. The same day the primer is applied the self-adhering membrane can be set up on the walls and the footers to guarantee an impermeable watertight barrier. Before 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 firm the loose soil around the house ‘s foundation.