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- Common Exterior Water Leaks
Common Exterior Water Leaks
10 common water leaks that must be considered when evaluating a wet or leaky basement.
- Proper Drainage
Proper roof top run off goes along way towards waterproofing your home because water is drained away from the foundation.
- 7 Basic Exterior Waterproofing Steps
7 Basic Exterior Waterproofing Steps
These are the seven (7) basic steps to our exterior waterproofing process.
- Water Leaks in the Basement
Water Leaks in the Basement
These are 8 common signs of water leaks in your basement.
- Flooded Basement
Keeping the basement
- Clogged Weeping Tiles
Clogged Weeping Tiles
When the weeping tile system surrounding the foundation footings of your home become clogged, hydrostatic pressure from the surrounding saturated soil will cayuse issues over time.
- Weeping Tile Uncovered
Weeping Tile Uncovered
- Weeping Tile Covered
Weeping Tile Covered
- Poor Seasonal Roof Top Drainage
Poor Seasonal Roof Top Drainage
Freezing water that clog the roof top drainage will cause more problems.
- Step Crack Seen Outside
Step Crack Seen Outside
- Step Cracks seen inside
Step Cracks seen inside
This is the result of Step Cracks forming in concrete block walls, as seen inside the basement.
- Major Foundation cracks
Major Foundation cracks
These vertical and diagonal cracks in the poured concrete foundation is a serious problem. Previous cosmetic fix was a poor choice for the solution.
- Missing Mortar
Constant flow of water has eroded the mortar leaving the bear stone rocks.
- Brick Foundation Lean - Interior
Brick Foundation Lean - Interior
The bricks of this foundation look like they are pulled in individually. In fact, the foundation wall is leaning.
- Brick Foundation Lean - Exterior
Brick Foundation Lean - Exterior
On the outside, mortar is missing, having been washed away by the water flow over many years.
- Exterior Efflorescence
This fluffy film is the left over minerals when water evaporates. Seasonal or heavy rain flows usually show there remains as stains.
- Very Fluffy Exterior Efflorescence
Very Fluffy Exterior Efflorescence
Even though this foundation wall is dry as a bone, it once was very wet, leaving very fluffy Efflorescence behind.
- Cleaning Moldy Surfaces
Cleaning Moldy Surfaces
After years of seasonal and heavy water flow, damp and then wet areas behind walls make for a great mold feeding ground. This needs to be cleaned up before it spreads.
- Sump Pump
If interior water issues persist, draining the water to the low point in the concrete floor and pumping it away from the foundation, will solve lots of water problems.
- Waterproofing Basics
The 7 Basic Steps and waterproofing products utilized to provide the optimal custom solution to the homeowner. Optimal system matches the exact homeowner's requirements based on water soil saturation of seasonal runoff.
- Home excavation
Digging deeper around the home foundation
- Excavation Operation
Operator landscaping the area surrounding the home.
- Church Excavation
Excavating near the side of the church
- Excavating Churh
Excavation stone & concrete block foundation wall
- Supported Excavation
Work trench is properly supported
- Church repairs
Excavating to the foundation footing is the professional method of exterior waterproofing. Dig deeper.
- Clogged Weeping Tile
Clogged Weeping Tile
Weeping tile has clogged with dirt over time.
- Concrete Block - Step Cracks
Concrete Block - Step Cracks
Fix step cracks in the concrete block foundation wall
- Mortar Replacement
Replace mortar from the concrete block and parge.
- New Bevel
Added to the place where the foundation wall meets the footing.
- Gravel on Footing Bevel
Gravel on Footing Bevel
Pour gravel over weeping tile system, sitting on the bevel
- Cloth Covering Weeping Tile
Cloth Covering Weeping Tile
The gravel covers the perforated weeping tile tube, which has a head, that must be all covered in filter cloth to eliminate clogging.
- Heat Treatment
Treating the membrane with heat so that the seal is improved.
- Yellow Jacket
Liquid elastomeric below grade waterproofing product with an emulsified asphalt membrane with a reinforced Yellow Jacket, which is a glass fabric weave saturated with synthetic resins.
- Blue Skin
Rubberized asphalt self-adhering composite membrane laminated to a Polyethylene film
- Egress Window Exterior
Egress Window Exterior
Exterior of egress window installation
- Dimple Board around Window well
Dimple Board around Window well
Shaping the dimple board to match basement windows
- Egress Window Interior
Egress Window Interior
After installing the egress window, the view from inside
Compacting every 6 inches is important to prevent deterioration round the foundation envelope.
- Compaction Method
Compacting soil beside the dimple board allows them to operate properly, even during seasonal run-off
- Block & Poured Concrete Water Issues
Block & Poured Concrete Water Issues
There are a number of various entry points for water to to damage to the home foundation. 12 are shown here.
- Brick & Stone Water Issues
Brick & Stone Water Issues
This shows have teh dirreent types of fiundation walls, brick and stone can have water issues.
- Underpinning can solve Water Issues
Underpinning can solve Water Issues
Underpinning, or basement lowering, increases the amount of living space in your current home, while protecting the foundation.
- Poured Concrete Cracks - Interior
Poured Concrete Cracks - Interior
These major cracks in the poured concrete foundation are serious.
- Exterior Foundation Cracks
Exterior Foundation Cracks
These are serious points of water entery and must be proerly waterproofed in layers.
- Diagonal Exterior Crack
Diagonal Exterior Crack
This diagonal crack runs right across the foundation wall.
- Vertical Block Concrete Crack
Vertical Block Concrete Crack
This vertical crack runs where the foundation meet.
- Crack Close-Up
Close up of major crack in the poured concrete foundation wall.
- Cracks in Stone Foundation
Cracks in Stone Foundation
Settlement has taken a toll on this cut stone foundation wall.
- Horizontal Cracks
These are most dangerous and must be inspected and repaired quickly.
- Brick Foundation Lean
Brick Foundation Lean
Bricks being pushed in actually the result of a leaning wall.
- Concrete Block Lean
Concrete Block Lean
This concrete block foundation wall is getting pushed in, creating a buldge. Really, the foundation wall is leaning.
- Missing Mortar
Missing mortar contributes to a leaning foundation wall.