Interior Waterproofing Basement Olney Systems
We’ve got a comprehensive line of professional grade products to fulfill all of your Waterproofing requirements.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
This flexible, lightweight sustainable merchandise is ideal for subgrade irrigation water management. The drain pipe, also called drain is joined to a polyethylene sump basin that holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it by the ADS pipe. A cast-iron Zoeller sump pump with a 1-” PVC discharge line is set up by the 20000 Leaks team to the sump basin. For additional protection there are 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 line trench to aide in water flow. Then we put in Polydrain, an air-gap tech drainage board in the cove area where the base wall meets the basement floor. This heavy duty constructed drainage matting is bent and placed the wall up and above the trench. It raises water drainage and leads intruding water because of hydrostatic pressure to the subgrade tile program. Following the installation of the Polydrain that the trench is sealed with commercial grade concrete.
Interior Waterproofing Basement Olney solutions may also include wall systems. Options are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier which is tucked into the Polydrain and set up typically from floor to ceiling. It is easy to wash, 100% waterproof and doesn’t support mold, mildew or bacteria growth. For wall areas with high water content, like corners, problem areas or older structure, Polydrain may be set up full wall or chest elevated.
After evaluation by our inspection team the best solution is to waterproof your basement from the outside. This necessitates excavating the soil surrounding your base walls into the footings and installing a bituthene watertight membrane. We only use professional grade materials with this particular application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the job Ms Utility is contacted by the 20000 Leaks group to have the excavation area 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 thickness of the excavation determines exactly what heavy gear will be essential to perform the digging.
Following the base walls have been excavated they’re cleaned and inspected for any defects or cracks.These are patched and mended before employing the Blue skincare primer. Outside temperatures and base wall temperatures are critical in the use of both 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 guarantee an impermeable watertight 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 process. Following the area is backfilled, the soil is then tamped by the 20000 Leaks team to business the loose soil around the house ‘s base.