Basement Waterproofing:-


Since Basements are constructed below ground level and sometimes even below the water table, the basement waterproofing design features are critical, they are therefore often subject to groundwater (hydrostatic) pressure. Even when a building is exposed just to climatic rainfall the basement walls  experience varying levels of hydrostatic pressure. If there is a failure in waterproofing membrane, hydrostatic pressure caused by water, will result in the water penetrating the waterproofing membrane and eventually into your basement structure.

Basement Waterproofing  for New Concrete based Construction –

The waterproofing is usually on the outside of the building structure and sometimes referred to as External  Waterproofing – which is on the water side of the structure and is designed to stop water penetration of the structure
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In New construction access to the walls is usually reasonably easy as foundations, footings are still exposed and basement waterproofing on the waterside will always give you the best results.

Cementitious Basement Waterproofing

Cementitious products are among the easiest, if not the easiest,  waterproofing materials to use. All that is needed is for your wall to be clean, efflorescence free, and dampened.

The Drizoro Products come to you as a premixed powder, add the prescribed amount of water (follow, READ instructions on bag, watch how to video links, contact us) and apply using stiff brush or MaxBrush, long handled broom/brush   They’re readily available from our OnlineWaterproofingShop easier.

Advantages of the Drizoro cementitious coatings and membrane systems is that any small imperfections in the applications will not lead to long term deterioration and delamination, which is often results with many other waterproofing membrane systems, leading to the total collapse of the waterproofing membrane and resultant water penetration into the building.

Small imperfections in most cases, using Drizoro waterproofing products will self heal, and as the adhesion of Drizoro cementitious products works by becoming part of the crystalline matrix of the cement  wall the membrane coating will not become delaminated with the resultant collapse or failure of other systems
We recommend that, to prevent damage to wall when backfilling, you use protection board

Basement Waterproofing – Remedial  Works

In remedial basement waterproofing walls, floors, footings etc are usually buried making basement waterproofing repairs usually much more expensive. The main reason is that the area, which requires rectification and restoration may not be able to readily identified, as the external failure of the basement  waterproofing system may not be exactly where the problem is showing on the internal wall of your basement.  The next important reason is that to reach any point of failure will require excavation at the very least and it may not be a practical  solution or even impossible to reach area required. Basement Waterproofing-internal-ingress-seepage

Internal  Cementitious Basement Waterproofing – water has penetrated the wall, floor and is entering your room, carpark causing damage to building structure and needs to be stopped. Avoids major works -all that is needed to commence the internal basement waterproofing is a clean damp wall. Should the wall be below the water table and subject to continuous hydrostatic water pressure then it will be necessary to allow all water to be drained from face of the areas to be waterproofed.

Select the Maxseal product that is most suitable  & and apply it to the concrete, block, masonry surface. Then use Drizoro Maxplug to seal drainage holes and coat them with Drizoro Maxseal.

Cementitious Internal waterproofing increases the longevity of the building structure as it stops water flow through the wall, floor, podium reducing erosion of the concrete, chemical destruction of the structural strength of the concrete, resultant creation of acidic conditions in the concrete which in turn will cause rusting of all steel reinforcement (expands up to eight times its original size) and eventual destruction of your wall.

Specification

Waterproofing Basements, Retaining Walls and Tunnels to prevent ingress of water due to static pressure.

Specification Seal Against Hydrostatic Pressure
Basement Waterproofing Products

MaxPlug, MaxRestMaxRite, MaxSeal Foundation, Maxseal Grey. Maxseal Grey, Maxseal Flex White or GreyMaxjoint-Elastic Arma Blue Protection

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