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If you find any leakage in the foundation wall, it is evident that exterior foundation cracks are the reason for it as the outside groundwater is pushed through the foundation wall. leaking plumbing is also responsible for the leakage which is often unnoticed by the homeowners. Visit - difrancowaterproofing.com – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: How To Fix Foundation Wall Leak


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How To Fix Foundation Wall Leak
  • Need Basement Waterproofing Company

2
Introduction
  • Foundation wall leak is a very common problem
    which you may experience at your place. Many
    think that this defect may be the result of
    construction that took place in the beginning.
    This is one of the reasons, but the another
    reason is that it is the natural forces and some
    extraordinary catastrophe which has caused this
    problem. It is most evident with the basement
    leakage problems.

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Foundation Wall Leakages
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Reason Behind Leakages
  • There could be many reasons behind the foundation
    wall leak but we have to analyze properly and
    know the original sources to prevent this from
    happening time and time again. You must take
    account of these possibilities if you are
    repairing the leakage. It is most evident with
    the basement leakage problems.

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Spot The Leak
  • To rectify the problem, first step is to spot the
    leak. You must know the cause of the leakage, and
    should be able to spot the position of the leak.
    Just fixing the wall will not solve your problem
    as the actual source of the leak is still
    present. Finding the accurate spot will help you
    in repairing the wall leak completely.

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Things To Consider While Fixing Leakage
  • If you find any leakage in the foundation wall,
    it is evident that exterior foundation cracks are
    the reason for it as the outside groundwater is
    pushed through the foundation wall. leaking
    plumbing is also responsible for the leakage
    which is often unnoticed by the homeowners.

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Foundation Wall Waterproofing
  • Try to stop the flow of water to the foundation
    wall and for this foundation wall waterproofing
    is important from outside.
  • All the voids must be filled from where the water
    is entering.
  • The water, which reached the basement must be
    kept in control to stop it reaching the basement
    floor.

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Basement Leakage Solution
  • After finding the leak, you have to choose the
    best basement leakage solution to fix the issue.
    There are certain steps that you must follow to
    do this easily.
  • The foundation wall needs to be excavated and
    cleaned perfectly.
  • The cracks in the wall must be filled using
    hydraulic cement.
  • For quoting the foundation walls, foundation wrap
    and elastic rubber membrane must be used.
  • After that, the existing weeping tile must be
    removed and replaced with a new one.
  • Then the soil must be filled in perfectly to make
    it compact again.

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Another Method To Fix Leakage
  • People who think that why do they have to follow
    such a big and hectic process for just a small
    leak or crack. They dont like digging the whole
    foundation. So, there are more options.
  • You can seal the crack from outside by excavating
    the exterior wall. That way you dont have to dig
    inside.
  • Inject some pressure in the cracks from inside to
    eliminate their existence completely.

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Conclusion
  • Both the basement foundation repair solutions
    work perfectly in fixing the leaks. If you still
    have any issue doing that, you can opt for the
    best basement waterproofing companies near you
    and take the help of experts. They use right and
    advanced methods to resolve wall leak issues and
    your house will be free of damage in no time.
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