Interior Basement Waterproofing Systems
We have a comprehensive line of professional grade products to meet all your Waterproofing needs.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
Our Waterproofing Basement Columbia options also include 4″ ADS, single wall HDPE perforated pipe. This flexible, lightweight renewable merchandise is excellent for subgrade irrigation water control. The drain tube, also called drain tile is connected to a polyethylene sump basin which holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it from the ADS pipe. A cast-iron Zoeller sump pump using a 1-” PVC release line is set up by the 20000 Leaks team into the sump basin. For additional protection there are Zoeller backup pump options which may be installed in precisely the exact same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is placed in the drain trench to aide in water flow. Then we put in Polydrain, an air-gap tech drainage board in the cove place where the base wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty built 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 into the subgrade tile program. Following the installation of the Polydrain the trench is sealed using commercial grade concrete.
Interior Waterproofing Basement Columbia solutions may also include things like wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier that’s tucked in the Polydrain and set up normally from floor to ceiling. To get 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 doesn’t support mold, mildew or bacteria growth. For wall regions with higher water content, such as corners, problem areas or old construction, Polydrain may be set up full wall or chest high.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing Solutions
After evaluation by our review team the best solution is to waterproof your basement in the exterior. This necessitates excavating the soil surrounding your base walls to the footings and installing a bituthene watertight membrane. Again, we simply use professional grade materials for this particular application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the project Ms Utility is contacted from the 20000 Leaks group to possess the excavation place marked for any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you may be sure 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 flaws or cracks.These are patched and repaired before employing the Blue skin primer. Outside temperatures and base wall temperatures are crucial in the application of the primer and self-adhering membrane. The identical day the primer is implemented the self-adhering membrane is also set up on the walls and the footers to insure an impermeable watertight barrier. Before backfilling the surface, the membrane should be protected 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 from the 20000 Leaks staff to business the loose soil around the house ‘s base.