How To Waterproof Basement Floor

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How To Waterproof Basement Floor

Posted by Brais Adeline on Sunday, 19 January, 2020 03:20:04

Condensation. Condensation occurs when moist, warm air hits cool foundation walls. If you see wet spots on basement floors and walls, you might have a condensation problem. Check it by performing a simple test. Tape plastic wrap onto a damp spot, sealing the edges with tape for a few days. If moisture appears on the wall side of the plastic,

If you plan to create a second living area, playroom, or bedroom in the basement, there are many stylish options for floating floors and floor tiles. And if your water issues extend beyond moisture and your basement occasionally floods, epoxy or ceramic tile will save you the time and headache of having to replace the flooring again.

Of course all the ideas and options on show took one thing for granted…that your basement is completely dry with zero chance of future flooding. If you are not in this fortunate position then you will either need to waterproof your basement floor or invest in a waterproof basement flooring product.

Permanently waterproof your basement this weekend. The SANI-TRED® DIY basement waterproofing system stops all ground water entry, basement humidity, mildew odors and dampness problems by sealing basement floors and walls where they need it most - on the inside.

If your waterproofing basement walls are made from concrete block, drill 1-in. holes in each block core and into each mortar joint (Figure A). This will allow the water that collects in the cores and between the blocks to flow into the drain.

Now that I have torn this entire place apart it is time to make sure no more water gets in! Please check us out at and follow us on..