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How to Waterproof a Basement

Is your basement is always damp? If so, it might be time to consider waterproofing your basement and adding a drain system with a sump pump.


New concrete footings formed beneath the existing ones made it possible to drop the basement floor 15 inches. A dimpled waterproofing membrane fastened to the interior face of the foundation wall and lapped over the new perforated drain tile provides an escape route for trapped moisture.

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Drying a Wet Basement

How do you keep water out of the basement? First, try easy fixes likes gutters and landscaping. The next step is interior drain tile and a sump pump.

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LINEAR SHOWER DRAINS USA 30" x 3.35" Tile In Tray Linear Shower Drain