Basement Waterproofing Potomac
Basement Waterproofing Potomac
(833) 242-LEAKS (5325)
Tired of Vacuuming Water Out of Your Basement after Every Storm?
Basement Waterproofing Potomac Systems
Basement Waterproofing Potomac, Our trained specialists can fix any waterproofing problems you may have and we promise we’ll reach the bottom of why your basement is leaking.
20,000 Leaks Under The Basement is your local Basement Waterproofing Company serving the Mid Atlantic, contact us today!
Basement Waterproofing Potomac Solutions
Protecting your home from water damage takes a reliable remedy to prevent water intrusion. When the floor surrounding your home’s base is saturated with rainwater, your basement should not properly waterproofed could leak. As qualified base builders we know foundation drainage and how it works from outside when it rains to inside once the basement leaks. There could be many reasons why there’s water from your basement. Typically your home’s base is either poured concrete or constructed of CMU or concrete block. Poured foundations are prone to cracks from settling, whereas block foundations are porous and will leak at the mortar joints. Both base types could leak because of hydrostatic pressure in which the base wall joins the basement floor.
Basement Waterproofing Potomac – Waterproofing Your Home’s Foundation
Basement Waterproofing Potomac is a guaranteed solution to fix your wet basement issues. Basements can be waterproofed from either the interior or exterior of the base. We offer industry standard options. After your home evaluation and the source of the leak depends upon 20000 Leaks Under the Basement’s troubleshooting team will recommend the very best Basement Waterproofing Potomac solution for you. We give a variety of integrated and valuable Waterproofing systems to keep you dry and safe.
Basement Waterproofing Benefits for a Homeowner
Waterproofing your basement shields your home’s base from structural damage. It eliminates dampness, moisture and the growth of mold. Dry basements offer a comfortable and healthy living area for family and friends. Your personal belongings, furniture and some other improvements to your basement are protected from the damage water can result in when you waterproof your basement. Basement Waterproofing Potomac also adds value to your home when you’re prepared to market as warranties are typically transferable to another owner and guaranteed for a life.
What is included when I Waterproof my Basement?
A free evaluation and estimate is always contained for almost any Basement Waterproofing Potomac solution we provide. Our tests are comprehensive and thorough. We take into consideration the region in your basement where the water is intruding, check your sump pump’s operation and walk the exterior perimeter of your home to look for areas of further concern. The 20000 Leaks team will note if your gutters are cleaned, your downspouts are functioning and leaving from your home’s base. We check your window drains and basement stairways and try to find any pooling water or sink holes close to your base. This information is mentioned by our estimator and can be addressed in their own price quotation where necessary. It is also contained on the job-site checklist that’s shared together with your Basement Waterproofing Potomac installment group.
Interior Basement Waterproofing 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 excellent for subgrade irrigation water control. The drain tube, also called drain is connected to a polyethylene sump basin which 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 set up by the 20000 Leaks team into the sump basin. For additional protection there are Zoeller backup pump options which can be installed in precisely the exact 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 at the cove place in which the base wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty built 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 program. After the installation of the Polydrain that the trench is sealed using commercial grade concrete.
Interior Basement Waterproofing Potomac solutions can also include wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier that’s tucked in the Polydrain and set up normally from floor to ceiling. It is not difficult to clean, 100% waterproof and doesn’t support mold, mould or bacteria growth. For wall areas with higher water content, such as corners, problem areas or old structure, Polydrain can be set up full wall or chest high. Additionally, there are commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings accessible.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Solutions
After analysis by our inspection team the best solution is to waterproof your basement from the exterior. This requires excavating the soil surrounding your base walls to the footings and installing a bituthene watertight membrane. Again, we simply use professional grade materials with this application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the job Ms Utility is contacted by the 20000 Leaks group to have the excavation place marked for almost any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you can rest assured that the stability of your base is in good hands. The thickness of the excavation determines what heavy gear will be necessary to execute the digging.
After the base walls have been excavated they’re cleaned and inspected for any defects or cracks.These are patched and repaired before employing the Blue skincare primer. Outside temperatures and base wall temperatures are critical in the use of both the primer and self-adhering membrane. The identical day that 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 should be protected with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane isn’t damaged during the procedure. After the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped by the 20000 Leaks team to firm the loose soil around the home’s base.
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