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Basement Waterproofing Solutions

Locate your property’s problems below and click to see our recommended basement waterproofing solutions

 

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Window Sills
Window wells can retain excess moisture, which eventually leads to basement leaks.
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Under the Footer
Common construction methods may leave a small space between the footer and the poured basement floor. Excess water under the structure may create pressure and cause water to leak through those small cracks and into your basement.
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Leaking Cracks
Concrete and cinder block walls can often provide a pathway via cracks between blocks for excess moisture in the soil to “sweat" through, causing water to pool inside.
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Floor Cracks
Excess water in the soil under your basement floor can sometimes create pressure, causing the water to find its way through cracks and leak onto your basement floor.
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Over the Footer
Where the wall sits on the footer is another common entryway for water to find its way into your basement. Sealing these cracks keeps your space clean, fresh smelling and ready for your family's storage and recreation.
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Sweating or Seepage Through Basement Walls
Hydrostatic pressure is created when excess moisture in the soil looks for a place to flow to. That pressure can cause new cracks or find its way into pre-existing cracks, making them into tiny faucets that spigot water into your basement tiny bit by tiny bit. This is one of the most common causes of basement leaks in older homes.

Signs You NeedBasement Waterproofing

Window Wells

Window wells, if not properly drained, can collect water, allowing it to get in through the seam between the window and the concrete stem wall. If water is seeping into your home, it can be a sign that you need basement waterproofing.

Window well drains

Under the Footer

If not properly drained, excess water under the structure may create pressure and cause water to find its way through those small cracks and into your basement. Quality basement waterproofing can keep water away from your home.

Hydraway Draintile Waterproofing System

Floor Cracks

Excess water in the soil under your basement floor can sometimes create pressure, causing the water to find its way through cracks and onto your basement floor.Hydraway Draintile Waterproofing System

Sweating or Seepage Through Basement Walls

Excess moisture in the soil creates “hydrostatic pressure” that can cause cracks, which allow water to seep into your living space.

Over the Footer

Common construction techniques leave a space between the foundation wall and the spread footing, allowing water to seep through. This often causes damage to the inside of your home or makes the basement space unusable for storage or recreation.

Hydraway Draintile Waterproofing System