Interior Mid Atlantic Interior Waterproofing Basement Forest Hill Systems
We’ve got a complete line of professional grade products to meet all your Waterproofing requirements.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
Our Waterproofing Basement Forest Hill solutions also include 4″ ADS, single wall HDPE perforated pipe. This flexible, lightweight renewable merchandise is ideal for subgrade irrigation water control. The drain tube, also called drain tile 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 using a 1-” PVC discharge line is set up by the 20000 Leaks team into the sump basin. For additional protection you will find Zoeller backup pump options which may be installed into the exact same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is placed in the drain line trench to aide in water flow. Then we install Polydrain, an air-gap tech drainage board in the cove place in which the base wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty constructed drainage matting is bent and placed the wall up and over the trench. It increases water and directs intruding water due to hydrostatic pressure into the subgrade tile system. Following the installation of this Polydrain that the trench is sealed using commercial grade concrete.
Interior Waterproofing Basement Forest Hill solutions may also include things like wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier which is tucked into the Polydrain and set up normally from floor to ceiling. It’s not difficult to clean, 100% waterproof and does not support mold, mildew or bacteria growth. For wall areas with high water content, such as corners, problem areas or old structure, Polydrain may be set up full wall or chest high. Additionally, there are commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings available.
After analysis by our review team the best solution may be to waterproof your basement in the exterior. This necessitates excavating the soil surrounding your base walls into the footings and installing a bituthene waterproof membrane. We only use professional grade materials with this application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the project Ms Utility is contacted by the 20000 Leaks group to possess the excavation place marked for any underground utility lines. As qualified base builders you may rest assured 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.
Following the base walls are 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 crucial in the application of the primer and self-adhering membrane. The same day that the primer is applied the self-adhering membrane can be set up on the walls and the footers to insure an impermeable waterproof barrier. Before backfilling the area, the membrane ought to be shielded with a durable tear resistant drainboard, so the membrane isn’t damaged during the process.