Categorized as: Waterproofing

Concrete Foundation – Ensuring Strength & Stability

There are two key factors that you want in a foundation: strength and stability.  A well-designed concrete foundation provides the stability, safety, and durability that your home requires. Prepping for a Concrete Foundation Healthy soil is just as important as the footings and concrete foundation that lie upon it.  When building any cement fou

Basement Leaks – Sources of Water in the Home

Before you embark on any particular waterproofing endeavor it is a good idea to find out what the source of your problem is.  Identify the basement leaks and you’ll know how to best deal with the situation.   Causes of Basement Leaks Basement leaks and moisture problems generally take one of three forms: Condensation – Caused […]

Waterproofing Your Basement Walls

Basement walls suffer from leaks too often.  If you are a homeowner and haven’t had to deal with a leaking basement, consider yourself lucky.  Even in the best-built homes, cracks in foundation and basement walls will eventually form. Cracks are formed from moisture in the soil outside basement walls.  Some homes are built over very damp [&he

Basement Waterproofing – The Weeping Tile System

A weeping tile system is a 4-inch porous pipe. Other names include drain, perimeter tile or corrugated drain pipe used for underground water collection or discharge. It was named around the time when terracotta (clay) was the typical material used for drain pipes. The weeping tile system was made up of short lengths of clay […]

Crawl Space Waterproofing – The Miniature Basement

A crawl space is a type of basement in which one cannot stand up and the surface is often soil.  It is typically small enough that you need to actually crawl into it, hence the name.  These miniature basements offer a convenient access to pipes, substructures and a variety of other areas that may be […]