Basement waterproofing tutorial, explaining why the WaterGuard is the best interior basement waterproofing system. No more French Drains! www.basementsystems.com
Back yard hand excavated french drain groundwater removal system install to firm up soggy back yards. The excavated dirt in this slideshow is being used to create berms that will make the groundwater seek a course of least resistance, rather than flood the back yard every time it rains hard. 175 lineal feet of french drains 12″ wide, exposed river rock, sloping from depths between 8 inches and 22 inches, while venting to (two) 4 foot deep by 4 foot in diameter river rock filled dry wells. 3″ perforated pipe, weed cloth. The groundwater will at first slowly soak, ie. perk, into the ground.
www.homeownerseries.com This is video #3 of a 3-part series. The videos are Part 1 = youtu.be Part 2 = youtu.be Part 3 = youtu.be To watch the Exterior Walls Playlist = www.youtube.com Other items to consider when inspecting the exterior walls of a home are as follows. An algae build up is not a desirable condition for any exterior surface. Algae leads to dry rot and other deteriorating conditions; it is an indication that the house is not able to dry out properly which could be due to shading from trees or other structures. On this exterior stucco wall you can see that the weep screed has been covered by an improperly installed sidewalk. The wall cannot dry out sufficiently which has caused algae to develop. This is an early precursor to mold and water damage inside the wall. The entire perimeter of the home should have an open space between the foundation and the exterior wall, be it wood, stucco, vinyl or any composite. Dirt does not allow exterior walls to properly vent. If dirt is allowed to build up to the siding or weep screed problems will develop. Additionally, dirt along the side of the house flush with the exterior wall also allows termites to build their tunnels into the house giving them a facilitated access throughout the structure of the home. Here you can see a concrete patio slab that was installed covering the weep screed and at an angle that directs water toward the house. This combination of errors will promote a rapid disintegration of the exterior …
Due to a water leak in my basement we had to call Do it right and perform a “french drain” check it out…
Install French drains properly and you can eliminate free-standing water. This video is part of Best Practices show . SHOW DESCRIPTION :The best techniques for building and remodeling homes.
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Poor drainage is the leading cause of foundation problems. Why? Because water intrusion activates expansive soil, which can generate 20000 pounds of pressure on a foundation wall. To learn more about foundation concerns and how to fix foundation problems, check out www.peakstructural.com
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For stabilizing foundations or retrofitting to increase load capacity, CHANCE Piles are installed at intervals around the perimeter at affected locations. Independent of the structure, the piles are extended to depths which attain the installing torque correlated to the required load bearing capacity.