Falls Church Interior Basement Waterproofing Systems
We have a comprehensive line of professional grade products to fulfill all of your Waterproofing needs.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
Our cellar waterproofing options also comprise 4″ ADS, single wall HDPE perforated pipe. This flexible, lightweight renewable product is ideal for subgrade irrigation water management. The drain pipe, also known as drain tile is joined 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 release line is set up by the 20000 Leaks team to the sump basin. For extra protection you will find Zoeller backup pump options which can be installed into 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 stream. We then install Polydrain, an air-gap technology drainage board at the cove place where the base wall meets the cellar floor. This heavy duty constructed drainage matting is bent and placed the wall up and over the trench. It increases water and leads intruding water because of hydrostatic pressure to the subgrade tile system. Following the installation of the Polydrain that the trench is sealed using commercial grade concrete.
Falls Church Interior Basement Waterproofing solutions can also include things like wall systems. Alternatives are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier that’s tucked into the Polydrain and set up typically from floor to ceiling. For a cleaner look and for walls using a high moisture content Polywall, an extruded resin sheet can be set up. It’s easy to clean, 100% waterproof and does not support mold, mould or bacteria growth. For wall regions with high water content, such as corners, problem areas or older structure, Polydrain can be set up complete wall or chest high. There are also commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings accessible.
After evaluation by our inspection team the best solution is to waterproof your basement from the outside. This necessitates excavating the soil surrounding your base walls into the footings and installing a bituthene waterproof membrane. We only use professional grade stuff with this application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before beginning the project 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 that the stability of your base is in good hands. The depth of the excavation determines exactly what heavy gear will be essential to execute the digging.
Following 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 skin 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 applied the self-adhering membrane is also set up on the walls and the footers to guarantee an impermeable waterproof barrier. Prior to backfilling the area, the membrane should be shielded with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane is not damaged during the procedure. Following the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped by the 20000 Leaks staff to business the loose soil around the home’s base.