Interior Virginia Interior Basement Waterproofing Systems
We have a complete line of professional grade products to meet all of your Waterproofing needs.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
Our Virginia Interior Basement Waterproofing options also comprise 4″ ADS, single wall HDPE perforated pipe. This flexible, lightweight sustainable merchandise is excellent for subgrade irrigation water control. The drain pipe, also called drain tile is connected to a polyethylene sump basin that holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it by the ADS pipe. For extra protection there are Zoeller backup pump choices that can be installed in precisely the exact same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is put in the drain trench to aide in water flow. Then we put in Polydrain, an air-gap technology drainage board at the cove place where the base wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty built drainage matting is bent and put up the wall and above the trench. It raises water drainage and leads intruding water due to hydrostatic pressure to the subgrade tile system. Following the installation of this Polydrain that the trench is sealed using industrial grade concrete.
Interior Virginia Interior 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 typically from floor to ceiling. For a cleaner appearance and for walls using a high moisture content Polywall, an extruded resin sheet could be set up. It is easy to clean, 100% waterproof and does not support mold, mould or bacteria development. For wall areas with high water content, such as corners, problem areas or old structure, Polydrain can be set up full wall or chest high.
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 base walls into the footings and installing a bituthene waterproof membrane. Again, we simply use professional grade stuff for this application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the job Ms Utility is contacted by the 20000 Leaks team to possess the excavation place marked for any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you can be sure that the stability of your base is in good hands. The depth of the excavation determines exactly what heavy equipment will be essential to execute the digging.
Following the base walls are 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 the primer and self-adhering membrane. The same day that the primer is implemented the self-adhering membrane is also set up on the walls and the footers to insure an impermeable waterproof barrier. Prior to backfilling the surface, 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 team to firm the loose soil around the house ‘s base.