Interior Basement Waterproofing Timonium 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
Our Basement Waterproofing Timonium solutions also comprise 4″ ADS, single wall HDPE perforated pipe. This flexible, lightweight sustainable product is excellent for subgrade irrigation water management. The drain pipe, also known as drain tile 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 release line is installed by the 20000 Leaks team to the sump basin. For extra protection you will find Zoeller backup pump options that 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 stream. Then we put in Polydrain, an air-gap tech drainage board at the cove place where the base wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty constructed drainage matting is bent and put the wall up and above the trench. It increases water and directs intruding water because of hydrostatic pressure to the subgrade tile system. After the installation of the Polydrain the trench is sealed using commercial grade concrete.
Interior Basement Waterproofing Timonium solutions can also include wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier that’s tucked in 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 development. For wall regions with higher water content, like corners, problem areas or old construction, Polydrain can be installed complete wall or chest high. There are also commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings accessible.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Timonium Solutions
After analysis by our review team the best solution is 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 for this particular application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before beginning the job Ms Utility is contacted by the 20000 Leaks group to possess the excavation place marked for almost any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you can rest assured the stability of your base is in great hands. The depth of the excavation determines what heavy gear will be essential to perform the digging.
After the base walls are excavated they are cleaned and inspected for any flaws or cracks.These are patched and repaired before applying the Blue skin primer. Outside temperatures and base wall temperatures are crucial in the use of both the primer and self-adhering membrane. The same 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 area, the membrane should be shielded with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane isn’t damaged during the process. After the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped by the 20000 Leaks staff to firm the loose soil around the home’s base.