Waterproofing is a protective membrane applied to the exterior side of a foundation wall. This membrane stops water from getting through the walls and into the basement interior.
We provide a seamless barrier that waterproofs and turns the interior into a dry foundation!
Without foundation waterproofing, water can seep through a foundation wall or through a crack in the foundation.
There are several different forms of foundation waterproofing on the market. The most common is polymer-modified asphalt. This is a liquid asphalt coating that has rubber polymers added. The rubber polymers enhance the asphalt to allow it to stretch over shrinkage cracks.
Now water cannot penetrate into the basement even if the foundation cracks. Polymer-modified asphalt waterproofing membranes dry to form a seamless, smooth and continuous barrier to water.
You really can’t be too careful when you start to build a new home. Your builder has already or plans to spray a black liquid on your foundation. He may even call it waterproofing. But the fact is this product may be just damp-proofing. There is a significant difference between damp-proofing and waterproofing.
We use quality products to make the foundation of your house waterproof!
Need of foundation waterproofing
Other than burning down, probably the worst thing that can happen to a residential structure is a foundation problem. The foundation is literally what the house is built on, what keeps the building where it was built, transferring the dead loads and the live loads into the ground.
The source of the vast majority of foundation problems is water. Wet soil beneath a foundation can swell or lose strength.
And that’s only the first reason to keep the foundation dry. Then there’s the little problem of wet damp basements and crawl spaces that can breed mold and make below-ground interior spaces generally unpleasant. The problem is that typical concrete is not waterproof. Keeping water drained away from concrete foundations and preventing it from moving through the concrete are essential to a successful structure.
Accomplishing our goal, then, of draining any water away and ensuring a dry interior space below grade can be relatively simple or fairly involved depending on geographic location, climate, topography, soil/water table conditions, and depth of the foundation.
Waterproofing a foundation requires the same care as dampproofing in regard to surface treatment and drain pipe, but is much more exacting in the treatment of the wall itself.
Allow considerable float time for waterproofing. If you’re using a waterproofing subcontractor, recognize that good waterproofers can be in high demand during the busy season. Rain can also delay waterproofing work.
Most waterproofing systems need protection during backfilling. Some manufacturers have their own protection board for this purpose. A drainage mat or insulation can also function as protection board. An inexpensive 1-inch-thick expanded-polystyrene-foam board works fine as a basic protection course.
Waterproofing below grade can be dangerous. Because of the hazards, it’s usually not a good idea for anyone to waterproof alone. If you’re using a water-proofing subcontractor, make sure workers follow a written safety program and comply with hazard-communication requirements. Keep other trades and workers well away from the waterproofers work area.
Our approach towards foundation waterproofing
We manufacture a premium polymer-modified asphalt foundation waterproofing product for any budget. Homeowners can rest assured that when their new home’s foundation is coated with our waterproofing, they will have a dry basement to convert to any use they desire.
Our products offer warranties on new residential construction when applied by our Select Waterproofing Contractors. We manufacture a high performance foundation waterproofing material for any budget. When installed by a Select Waterproofing Contractor these products offer the highest levels of warranties in the industry.
We highly prefer using asphalt for this purpose. Polymer-modified asphalt waterproofing has several advantages going for it. In addition to being highly effective, the cost of installation is very low compared to other waterproofing products. This is because since they are liquid, they can be sprayed onto a foundation wall at a high rate of coverage. One man hour of application will result in many more square feet of a foundation being treated compared to other types of waterproofing.
The cost of materials is also usually lower for liquid foundation waterproofing membranes. In fact the cost per square foot of installation can be 1/3 to ½ the cost of other waterproofing products.
Our foundation waterproofing materials have been on the market for a long time. They are a proven way to keep your possesions safe from water. Most importantly, a foundation treated with our waterproofing products is guaranteed to be safe from leaks. You will experince a safe and healthy living space for you and your loved ones.
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