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External Foundation Waterproofing And Crack Repairs

In order to avoid water damage, mold, mildew and foundation problems, your basement needs to be waterproofed. Without it, there could be some serious problems with the foundation of your home and its structure. The damage could cost you thousands depending on how serious it is. If you need your basement to be waterproofed, installing an exterior waterproofing system could be for you. This is needed when you are trying to prevent water and moisture from entering your home through the basement. A thick waterproof coat is brushed or sprayed in order to form a water barrier. This process is best performed when your house is under construction. 

THE BENEFITS OF EXTERIOR WATERPROOFING:

  1. It will reduce the moisture in your basement, and get rid of musty odors and allergens that are in your home
  2. By not having moisture and water issues in your home it increases your property value
  3. Water leaks makes the structural base of your home weaker. So in getting this procedure done, you will be strengthening the foundation of your home. In doing that, you can avoid future problems of interior cracks and shifting floors. 
  4. Gives you the peace of mind that your home is structurally safe and secure
  5. You won’t have foundation wall deterioration, which eliminates future home repairs and the loss of personal belongings since there will be no water leakage
  6. Keep your interior space undisturbed
  7. Stops the leak at the source
  8. When your basement becomes soft and weak, it is easily able to get damaged. Those types of damages are very costly, so getting the exterior waterproofing is cost effective and safe 

BEFORE WE START A JOB WE NEED TO:

Identify a problem (not guess)

Make best solution based on your situation

Work with Your budget

Prevent other possible issues

OUR TECHNOLOGY FOR EXTERNAL WATERPROOFING

  1. Call for utility locates before we dig (it’s a law)
  2. Protect working area with tarps, plywood, plastic and etc
  3. Excavate ground beside a foundation wall (area where repair is needed)
  4. Foundation wall preparation: cleaning from dirt, power wash, dry time and etc
  5. Fix all cracks and gaps with hydraulic cement
  6. Apply parging mix if it’s needed
  7. Foundation Coating using an “Aqua Block”
  8. Perforated weeping tile installation with filter cloth and putting a gravel around weeping tile (extra filter cloth may be required)
  9. Attach drainage membrane to a foundation wall
  10. Back fill dirt with ground compaction
  11. Clean job site 

WE’LL MAKE SURE YOUR WEEPING TILE IS CONNECTED

RooterTeam will define the type of your drainage system and municipal requirements for your area. You may need to install a sump pump. Ask our technicians if you are eligible for any city rebates.




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