Interior Basement Waterproofing Virginia 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
Our cellar waterproofing options also include 4″ ADS, single wall HDPE perforated pipe. This flexible, lightweight sustainable merchandise is ideal for subgrade irrigation water control. The drain tube, also known as drain is connected to a polyethylene sump basin which holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it from the ADS pipe. For extra protection you will find Zoeller backup pump choices which can 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. We then install Polydrain, an air-gap technology drainage board at the cove place in which the foundation wall meets the cellar floor. This heavy duty built 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. Following the installation of this Polydrain the trench is sealed with commercial grade concrete.
Interior Basement Waterproofing Virginia solutions can also include things like wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier which is tucked into the Polydrain and installed typically from floor to ceiling. It’s easy to wash, 100% waterproof and does not support mold, mildew or bacteria development. For wall regions with higher water content, like corners, problem areas or old structure, Polydrain can be installed complete wall or chest high.
After evaluation by our inspection team the ideal solution may be to waterproof your basement from the outside. This requires excavating the soil surrounding your foundation walls into the footings and installing a bituthene waterproof membrane. Again, we simply use professional grade stuff for this application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before beginning the job Ms Utility is contacted from the 20000 Leaks team to possess the excavation place marked for any underground utility lines. As qualified foundation builders you can be sure the stability of your foundation is in great hands. The depth of the excavation determines what heavy gear will be necessary to perform the digging.
Following the foundation walls are excavated they’re cleaned and inspected for any flaws or cracks.These are patched and mended before applying the Blue skin primer. Outside temperatures and foundation wall temperatures are critical in the application of both the primer and self-adhering membrane. The same day the primer is implemented the self-adhering membrane can be installed on the walls and the footers to insure an impermeable waterproof barrier. Before backfilling the area, the membrane should be shielded with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane isn’t damaged during the procedure. Following the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped from the 20000 Leaks staff to business the loose soil around the house ‘s foundation.