Interior Basement Waterproofing

stock-photo-22083798-water-damaged-basementBefore you have a flooded basement and need to call a company that is available, but you know very little of, let us tell you, you need to be proactive and call somebody with an outstanding reputation and excellent work ethic.  Many companies will give you an estimate for work that you may not need done in your basement and you may have to go with them if you are in an emergency.  Do your research now to avoid hiring a company that may not be suitable for you.

Interior basement waterproofing

Interior basement systems installed under the basement floor relieve the “hydrostatic pressure” or water pressure in the ground that builds up around your foundation when the water has nowhere to go.

Typical signs that indicate an interior basement waterproofing system would be a good solution are if you have basement floor leaks, cracks in your basement floor that are heaved up, and or water seeps in through the seam where the wall meets the floor. Another common sign is the bottom row of blocks is damp and shows a white powder on them. These signs are an indication of ground water building up under your foundation.
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When basement floods, do a little homework before hiring a waterproofing company

RAYMORE, Mo. – Steve Weis, of Raymore, is like many in the metro. He woke up Friday morning to discover water flowing into his basement.
Now, towels cover the basement floor. Boxes filled with his belongings sit on top of furniture to stay dry.

“Fortunately, it’s not much carpet, not much dry wall. It shouldn’t be too big a deal, just a hassle,” Weis said.
Many homeowners dealing with wet basements will look into hiring a basement waterproofing company.

SPI Launches Innovative One-Step Concrete Resurfacing and Waterproofing Polyurea Elastomer 

After substantial R&D and successful field testing, Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI) has unveiled the innovative Synergy Series Aquaseal Hi-Rise X3™ elastomeric bridging polyurea. This cutting edge technology provides a cost-effective, one-step solution for concrete waterproofing and resurfacing. Aquaseal Hi-Rise X3 forms a seamless, monolithic surface that seals and protects concrete, eliminating the time-consuming and costly process of applying a concrete primer, mortar filler or dry sacking. This provides a key benefit by reducing surface preparation time and material cost.