Interior Basement Waterproofing Systems
We’ve got a complete line of professional grade products to fulfill all of your Waterproofing requirements.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
Our Howard County Basement Waterproofing options also comprise 4″ ADS, single wall HDPE perforated pipe. This flexible, lightweight renewable merchandise is excellent for subgrade irrigation water management. The drain tube, also known as drain 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 with a 1-” PVC release line is set up by the 20000 Leaks team to the sump basin. For additional protection you will find Zoeller backup pump choices which can be installed in 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 flow. We then put in Polydrain, an air-gap technology drainage board in the cove area 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 directs intruding water because of hydrostatic pressure to the subgrade tile system. After the installation of the Polydrain that the trench is sealed with commercial grade concrete.
Interior Howard County Basement Waterproofing solutions can also include wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier which is tucked in the Polydrain and set up normally from floor to ceiling. It is easy 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 construction, Polydrain can be set up full wall or chest elevated. There are also commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings accessible.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Solutions
After analysis by our inspection team the ideal solution may be 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 simply use professional grade stuff with 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 area marked for 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 what heavy gear will be essential to perform the digging.
After the base walls are excavated they’re cleaned and inspected for any defects or cracks.These are patched and mended before employing the Blue skincare 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 insure an impermeable watertight barrier. Prior to backfilling the area, the membrane ought to be protected with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane is not damaged during the procedure. After the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped by the 20000 Leaks team to firm the loose soil around the home’s base.