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Preventing water from entering your foundation wall is important

Preventing water from entering your foundation wall is quite important and it’s one of the major steps we’ll take to repair your foundation in Ottawa. A foundation that is not waterproof could eventually let water seep into your basement.

A damp basement not only smells bad but it’s also predisposed to mold problems. When this happens, it’s important to not use your basement as a storage space. When it comes to waterproofing your foundation and your basement, there are different methods that exist.

Here are the waterproofing techniques we use :

Interior drainage

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For most home, waterproofing the basement from the inside will be the best option. This is because it’s more cost-effective and less disruptive than exterior excavation.

We’ll do this by digging a small trench along the perimeter of the basement floor, and we’ll install a drain and sump pump to move water out.

Sealants, epoxy & polyurethane injections

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We’ll normally use Polyurethane foam injections to fill cracks that pose no structural risk to the foundation. Polyurethane provides an extremely good solution for sealing cracks in your foundation. For cracks that are bigger we could use epoxy injections and different kinds of sealants.

These techniques will effectively prevent water and insect from getting inside your basement.

Exterior drainage

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Waterproofing your foundation from the exterior generally involves using different membranes and polymers to coat the exterior part of the wall. It also involves installing a trench underground to move the water away from your foundation.

When this method is done properly, it’s considered the most effective way to waterproof your basement.

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