By: Hazlett Roofing  09-12-2011
Keywords: Foundation Waterproofing

Foundation Waterproofing

Signs of foundation problems

1.Cracks in foundation walls

2.Interior wall cracks

3.Gaps around doors or windows

4.Water intrusion in the basement

5.Crumbling concrete

Causes of Foundation Leaks

1.Poor soil condition  (as soil expands and contracts it can cause instability)

2.Tree roots

3.Plumbing leaks

4.Poor drainage

5.Grading  deterioration

Foundation Waterproofing

  1. Excavate the soil down to the footing
  2. Install new weeping tile
  3. Install a dimpled membrane (aka. Platon)
  4. Install a termination strip
  5. Urethane caulking
  6. Backfill and properly grade soil


                  Membrane also known as platon


Keywords: Foundation Waterproofing

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