Interior Basement Waterproofing Systems
We’ve got a comprehensive line of professional grade products to meet all your Waterproofing needs.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
Our Ellicott City Basement Waterproofing options also include 4″ ADS, single wall HDPE perforated pipe. This flexible, lightweight renewable merchandise is excellent for subgrade irrigation water control. The drain tube, also called drain is joined to a polyethylene sump basin that holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it from the ADS pipe. For additional protection you will find Zoeller backup pump choices that can be installed into precisely the same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is placed in the drain line trench to aide in water stream. We then install Polydrain, an air-gap tech drainage board in the cove place in which the base wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty constructed drainage matting is bent and placed up the wall and above the trench. It increases water drainage and leads intruding water due to hydrostatic pressure into the subgrade tile system. After the installation of this Polydrain the trench is sealed using commercial grade concrete.
Interior Basement Waterproofing solutions can also include wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier that’s tucked into the Polydrain and set up normally from floor to ceiling. For a cleaner look and for walls using a high moisture content Polywall, an extruded resin sheet could be set up. It is easy to wash, 100% waterproof and doesn’t support mold, mould or bacteria development. For wall areas with higher water content, such as corners, problem areas or older construction, Polydrain can be set up full wall or chest high. There are also 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 in the outside. This requires excavating the soil surrounding your base 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 starting the job Ms Utility is contacted from the 20000 Leaks team to possess the excavation place marked for almost any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you can be sure the stability of your base is in great hands. The thickness of the excavation determines exactly what heavy gear will be essential to perform the digging.
After the base walls are excavated they are cleaned and inspected for any defects or cracks.These are patched and repaired before applying the Blue skin primer. Outside temperatures and base wall temperatures are crucial in the application of the primer and self-adhering membrane. The identical day the primer is implemented the self-adhering membrane can be set up on the walls and the footers to guarantee an impermeable waterproof barrier. Before backfilling the surface, the membrane should be protected 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 from the 20000 Leaks staff to business the loose soil around the house ‘s base.