Interior Basement Waterproofing Systems
We have a comprehensive line of professional grade products to fulfill all your Waterproofing requirements.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
This flexible, lightweight sustainable merchandise is excellent for subgrade irrigation water control. The drain pipe, 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 there are Zoeller backup pump options which may be installed in precisely the same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is put in the drain line trench to aide in water flow. Then we install Polydrain, an air-gap tech drainage board in the cove area in which the base wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty built drainage matting is bent and put the wall up and above the trench. It raises water drainage and directs intruding water due to hydrostatic pressure to the subgrade tile program. After the installation of the Polydrain that the trench is sealed with industrial grade concrete.
Interior Waterproofing Basement Annapolis solutions may also include wall systems. Alternatives are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier that’s tucked in the Polydrain and set up normally from floor to ceiling. It is easy to wash, 100% waterproof and doesn’t support mold, mould or bacteria development. For wall areas with high water content, such as corners, problem areas or old construction, Polydrain may be set up complete wall or chest high.
Exterior Waterproofing Basement Annapolis Solutions
After analysis by our inspection team the best solution may be to waterproof your basement in the outside. This necessitates excavating the soil surrounding your base walls into the footings and installing a bituthene watertight membrane. Again, we only 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 almost any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you may be sure that the stability of your base is in great hands. The depth of the excavation determines what heavy gear will be essential to perform the digging.
After the base walls have been excavated they’re cleaned and inspected for any flaws or cracks.These are patched and repaired before applying the Blue skin primer. Outside temperatures and base wall temperatures are critical in the application of the primer and self-adhering membrane. The same day that the primer is implemented the self-adhering membrane can be set up on the walls and the footers to guarantee an impermeable watertight barrier. Before backfilling the surface, the membrane should be shielded with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane is not damaged during the process. After the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped by the 20000 Leaks staff to firm the loose soil around the house’s base.