Exterior Basement Wall Waterproofing Process

Why should you care about exterior basement wall waterproofing? For the same reason why you should be concerned about wet basement.  

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Wet basement is not just inconvenient for Toronto residents, it is terribly unhealthy. Having wet basement in the house can cause asthma and other health issues in people who live in it. This is because mold and mildew grow in the moist environment and they are known to affect your health. 

What it can also affect is the resell value of your house. 

But even if you don't plan to sell your house, you may want to get some use of your basement space. You may want to have a tenant in the basement to have them pay your mortgage. You may want  or use this space for your children’s play room to keep their mess separated from the other parts of the house. You may want to have your man cave or exercise room in your basement.

If you experience basement moisture problems, your first step is to get a plumbing inspection to determine the best way to deal with wet basement.

The safest solution is to do basement wall waterproofing.

It may not be required in all cases, that's why you can save a few thousands bucks by getting a consult from a plumber. 

If it was determined that exterior wall waterproofing is the right solution, start collecting  quotes from basement waterproofing contractors because prices and quality of work differs. 

Exterior basement wall waterproofing process

The most effective way to stop water from coming in is by putting an outer wall, so called exterior wall waterproofing. Note that it is not always possible in Toronto houses because they may be located too close to each other. If you are thinking of waterproofing your basement, just give A to Z Plumbing & Drain a call at (647) 287-9589 and We will inspect your house and help you choose what method works best for your situation.
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Water usually comes to your basement seeping through the basement foundation walls and footing. To stop it, you need to protect the wall by basement waterproofing materials. Here is step by step process of waterproofing your basement wall from outside:

  1. Step 1. We excavate foundation wall deep enough to open the footing and remove old existing weeping tiles

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  2. We clean and wash the basement foundation wall from dirt
  3. Next is parging step. We apply one coat of waterproofing parging mix cement
  4. Install and connect to existing weeping tiles system new plastic perforated foundation drain pipe
  5. Then we apply two coats of waterproofing tar sealer
  6. Then we install new plastic solid basement waterproofing membrane
  7. Add gravel or crushed stones above the new plastic perforated foundation drain pipe
  8. Finally, we backfill excavation by native materials and compact the soil.

All this work is done in a very neat manner with observing safety rules and regulation. We do it as quickly as possible so that your house doesn't stay in the state of construction forever.

What if basement waterproofing contractors damage my gas pipes or electrical lines?

A to Z Plumbing & Drain provides end to end basement waterproofing services according to the standards set by the City of Toronto. You don't have to call Enbridge or Toronto Hydro, you don't have to worry about damaging their lines and pipes.

We do it all for you. We contact your gas and electricity provider and get a permit to perform basement wall waterproofing. We may get a representative on site if that is required.

We don't ever leave the job unfinished. You don't need to make numerous calls to us. You don't have to stay home during work time just to see no contractor coming.

You have seen houses in the permanent state of renovation with trenches around them and no work going... This won't happen to you.

At A to Z Plumbing & Drain, our resources are lined up to perform exterior basement wall waterproofing as fast as possible. We rely on your great review to continue getting business from people like you.

Read our Clients' Testimonials and rest assured that we will work hard to get one from you!

We make your exterior wall waterproofing experience painless for you.

Call us (647) 287-9589 to get your consultation.

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