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How to Seal Leaking Block Walls in Your Basement

How to Seal Leaking Block Walls in Your Basement

How to Seal Leaking Block Walls in Your Basement So How to Seal Leaking Block Walls in Your Basement. Basement waterproofing has been around since basements have been constructed below ground level and sometimes even below the water table. The basement waterproofing design features are critical as basements are often subject to groundwater (hydrostatic) pressure. Read More

Rising Damp in your walls – What can you do?

Rising Damp in your walls – What can you do?

Rising Damp in your walls – What can you do? What causes rising damp in houses? Causes of damp – rising dampness. Usually occurs on the ground floor and the damp suggests it is localized at the bottom of your walls. The cause of the damp results from the damp proof course being penetrated by Read More

Relieving Hydrostatic Pressure

Relieving Hydrostatic Pressure

Relieving Hydrostatic Pressure “Are sump pumps the best way of relieving hydrostatic pressure on basement walls from groundwater ?” OnlineWaterproofingShop believes it’s best to apply a continuous coating/membrane to the waterside which withstands the pressure on its surface. What to do when you can no longer apply a coating to the water side. Then a Read More