A strong foundation is the key to make your house last for generations. Apart from using strong building materials, you should also waterproof your home’s foundation. Foundation waterproofing’s sole purpose is to prevent water from seeping into your building. Get in touch with Membranix Coating Inc. to get professional foundation waterproofing services in Ottawa today. Membranix Coatings, with over 29 years of expertise in waterproofing in the Ottawa and surrounding areas, can help protect the foundation of your home. By fixing the cracks in the foundation and waterproofing your home by applying Tuff-n-Dri waterproofing membrane with Warm-n-Dri board, it can seal out water penetration. Learn more below.
Bowed walls or cracking
If you see bowed walls or large cracks, it might be time repair and waterproof your house.
When walls are wet, the minerals tend to surface, causing chalky white streaks to appear. This is known as Efflorescence. If you observe this on your walls, contact a professional foundation waterproofing service right away.
If you observe corrosion in your basement, waterproof your foundation before the problem gets out of hand.
If you find any of these symptoms at your place, it is recommended that you get waterproofing done. To learn more, contact us.
Tuff-n-Dri is a spray-applied flexible polymer-enhanced waterproofing membrane that seamlessly bridges foundation settling cracks and seals out water penetration providing a minimum of 40 ml of protection when cured. When used as a two-part system, Warm-n-Dri board assists in drainage, reduces interior condensation and channels unwanted water to the weeping tile.
Some builders in the Ottawa area use this product as an upgrade product, while others use it as their standard to ensure that the houses they are selling are waterproofed below grade.
A waterproofing membrane must have the capability of performing two main tasks:
It is recommended to hire experienced professionals for the foundation waterproofing process, as they know how to deliver services as per the standard safety guidelines. Feel free to contact Membranix Coatings to learn more about waterproofing for your Ottawa home.