Interior Basement Waterproofing Systems
We’ve got a complete line of professional grade products to meet all of your Waterproofing requirements.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
Our Columbia Basement Waterproofing solutions also comprise 4″ ADS, single wall HDPE perforated pipe. This flexible, lightweight sustainable merchandise is ideal for subgrade irrigation water control. The drain pipe, also called drain tile is connected to a polyethylene sump basin which holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it by the ADS pipe. For extra protection there are Zoeller backup pump choices which can be installed in the exact same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is placed in the drain line trench to aide in water flow. We then install Polydrain, an air-gap tech drainage board in the cove place where the foundation wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty constructed drainage matting is bent and placed up the wall and above the trench. It raises water and leads intruding water due to hydrostatic pressure to the subgrade tile program. Following the installation of this Polydrain the trench is sealed with industrial grade concrete.
Interior Columbia Basement Waterproofing solutions can also include things like 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 clean, 100% waterproof and doesn’t support mold, mould or bacteria growth. For wall regions with high water content, like corners, problem areas or older structure, Polydrain can be installed complete wall or chest high.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Solutions
After evaluation by our review team the ideal solution may be to waterproof your basement from the outside. This requires excavating the soil surrounding your foundation walls to the footings and installing a bituthene waterproof membrane. Again, we simply use professional grade materials with this application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before beginning the job Ms Utility is contacted by the 20000 Leaks team to possess the excavation place marked for almost any underground utility lines. As qualified foundation builders you can rest assured the stability of your foundation is in good hands. The depth of the excavation determines exactly what heavy equipment will be essential 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 skincare primer. Outside temperatures and foundation wall temperatures are critical in the application of 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 guarantee an impermeable waterproof barrier. Prior to backfilling the surface, the membrane ought to be protected with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane is not damaged during the process. Following the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped by the 20000 Leaks staff to firm the loose soil around the home’s foundation.