Interior Waterproofing Basement Systems
We’ve got a comprehensive line of professional grade products to meet all of your Waterproofing needs.
- Surface Preparation
- Waterproofing Membrane
- Drainage Board
- Protection Board
This flexible, lightweight renewable merchandise is excellent for subgrade irrigation water management. The drain pipe, also known as drain is joined to a polyethylene sump basin that holds the groundwater collected and channeled to it from the ADS pipe. A cast-iron Zoeller sump pump with a 1-” PVC release line is installed by the 20000 Leaks team into the sump basin. For additional protection there are Zoeller backup pump choices that may be installed into the exact same basin either centrifugal, water-powered or battery backup.
River wash gravel is put in the drain line trench to aide in water stream. 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 built drainage matting is bent and put up the wall and above the trench. It increases water and directs intruding water because of hydrostatic pressure into the subgrade tile system. Following the installation of the Polydrain that the trench is sealed with commercial grade concrete.
Interior Waterproofing Basement solutions may also include things like wall systems. Alternatives are a 6 mil polyethylene vapor barrier which is tucked into the Polydrain and installed typically from floor to ceiling. It is easy to clean, 100% waterproof and doesn’t support mold, mould or bacteria growth. For wall regions with higher water content, like corners, problem areas or older construction, Polydrain may be installed full wall or chest elevated. There are also commercial grade epoxy and polymeric acrylic coatings accessible.
Exterior Waterproofing Basement Solutions
After evaluation by our inspection 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 with this particular application, Henry’s self-adhering Blueskin.
Before starting the job Ms Utility is contacted from the 20000 Leaks team 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 good hands. The thickness of the excavation determines what heavy equipment will be essential to perform the digging.
Following the base walls have been excavated they are cleaned and inspected for any flaws or cracks.These are patched and mended before applying 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 applied the self-adhering membrane can be installed on the walls and the footers to guarantee an impermeable waterproof barrier. Before backfilling the area, 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 from the 20000 Leaks staff to business the loose soil around the home’s base.