Interior Basement Waterproofing Systems
We have a comprehensive line of professional grade products to meet all of 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 renewable product is excellent for subgrade irrigation water management. The drain pipe, also called drain is connected to a polyethylene sump basin that holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it from the ADS pipe. A cast-iron Zoeller sump pump with a 1-” PVC release line is installed by the 20000 Leaks team to the sump basin. For additional protection you will find Zoeller backup pump choices that may be installed into the same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is placed in the drain trench to aide in water stream. Then we install Polydrain, an air-gap technology drainage board at the cove area in which the foundation wall meets the cellar floor. This heavy duty built drainage matting is bent and placed up the wall and over the trench. It raises water drainage and leads intruding water due to hydrostatic pressure to the subgrade tile program. Following the installation of this Polydrain that the trench is sealed with industrial grade concrete.
Interior Olney Basement Waterproofing solutions may also include wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier that’s tucked into the Polydrain and installed typically from floor to ceiling. To get a cleaner look and for walls with a high moisture content Polywall, an extruded resin sheet could be installed. It’s not difficult to clean, 100% waterproof and does not support mold, mould or bacteria growth. For wall areas with high water content, such as corners, problem areas or old structure, Polydrain may be installed complete wall or chest elevated. Additionally, there are commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings available.
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. We simply use professional grade stuff for this particular application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the job Ms Utility is contacted from the 20000 Leaks group to possess the excavation area marked for almost any underground utility lines. As qualified foundation builders you may be sure that the stability of your foundation is in good hands. The depth of the excavation determines what heavy equipment will be essential to execute the digging.
Following the foundation walls are excavated they’re cleaned and inspected for any defects or cracks.These are patched and repaired before applying the Blue skincare primer. Outside temperatures and foundation wall temperatures are crucial in the use of the primer and self-adhering membrane. The same day that the primer is applied the self-adhering membrane is also installed on the walls and the footers to insure an impermeable waterproof barrier. Prior to backfilling the area, the membrane ought to be shielded with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane isn’t damaged during the process. Following the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped from the 20000 Leaks staff to firm the loose soil around the house ‘s foundation.