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Basement Waterproofing Contractors Toronto

Basement Waterproofing

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Basement Waterproofing Toronto

Basement Waterproofing in Toronto is a professional service that involves the use of construction materials, drains and hydraulic equipment to seal and protect a basement or home foundation from water damage.

  1. Basement waterproofing may involve Interior Waterproofing, Exterior Waterproofing, or both.
  2. Sealants are used to fix existing damage as well prevent future cracking and erosion.
  3. Drains and pumps are used to divert water away from a structure to prevent pressure buildup, damage and leaks.

Contact Strong Basements – professional basement waterproofing contractors in Toronto for the highest-quality basement waterproofing services.

Exterior

Exterior Basement Waterproofing

Exterior waterproofing is performed on the outside of a building and is designed to reinforce the structural walls while preventing water from building up alongside the foundation. Exterior waterproofing is currently considered as the only way to prevent structural water damage by the International Building Code (IBC).

Interior

Interior Basement Waterproofing

The type of interior waterproofing you may need depends on the extent of water damage or if there is a need to prevent flooding and structural damage. Interior waterproofing can be a quick solution for minor water damage as well as a countermeasure against basement flooding and hydrostatic pressure.

Sump-Pump

Sump-Pump System Installation

Sump pump installation is an effective means of protecting your home from flooding and is available in a variety of sizes depending on the amount of water you need to pump away from your home.

Window Well

Window Well Installation & Repair

Common issues with window wells range from the installation of windows that are not designed to be watertight, improper fastening of window wells to the home’s structure, to poorly compacted soil. Fortunately these common window well complications are easily resolved and repaired by a trained professional.

Crack Repair

Foundation Crack Repair

The ultimate solution for cracked foundation wall is exterior excavation and repair.  At Strong Basements we make sure that all cracks fixed properly and damaged basement walls are completely waterproofed.

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interior and exterior basement waterproofing works

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Waterproofing materials

Hydraulic cement for foundation waterproofing

Hydraulic Cement

Hydraulic Cement is used to fix the cracks in foundation and other concrete damage.
Waterproofing foundation coating

“Aqua-Bloc”

Aqua-Bloc is rubberized foundation coating which waterproofs the foundation with a 1/4 inch thick rubber layer.
Parging concrete mix for waterproofing

Parging Mix

Parging the foundation restores the wall and makes the surface smooth and ready for the waterproofing coating application.
Yellow-Jacket waterproofing fiber mesh

“Yellow-Jacket”

Poly fiber mech applied on and into the foundation coating to reinforce the waterproofing layer and improve the crack resistance.
Basement Waterproofing membrane Toronto

“Delta-MS” Membrane

Membrane (plastic dimple board) is the final layer of waterproofing, designed to protect the foundation and coating from mechanical forces of soil, water and temperature.
Weeping tile pipe for waterproofing toronto

Weeping Tile

Perforated, corrugated 4-inch plastic pipe in filter cloth. Located at the bottom of the foundation. Collects, infiltrates the water and directs it to the drainage source.
Window well installation in Toronto

Window Well

Protects the basement windows from water pooling and flooding. Must have drainage pipe connected to weeping tile system.
Sump-Pump System in Toronto

Sump-Pump System

Collects the storm water from weeping tile system and automatically discharges the tank.

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Waterproofing FAQs

How much does exterior basement waterproofing cost?

Exterior basement waterproofing price is $25 per square foot of foundation wall. This price includes: Excavation, Cleaning Foundation Wall, Fixing the Cracks, Parging (if no tar previously applied), Waterproofing Coating, Membrane, Weeping Tile, Gravel, Filter, Back Fill.

How much does interior basement waterproofing cost?

Interior basement waterproofing is $70 per linear foot of foundation wall. This price includes: Concrete Demolition and Disposal, Soil Excavation and Disposal, Membrane, Weeping Tile, Gravel, Concrete Restoration.

What is the best basement waterproofing method?

Exterior basement waterproofing is the best and most recommended for Toronto homeowners. Waterproofing the basement from the outside will protect the interior from water penetration and exterior foundation from damages and deterioration.

Is the basement waterproofing covered by insurance?

In most cases yes, but after the water damage claim the homeowner must have the basement professionally waterproofed and have proof for the insurance company. It is always a good idea to call your insurance company and confirm the coverage terms.

Is basement waterproofing necessary?

If you have a finished basement, then it’s a must. Basement waterproofing will protect the interior from water damage, moisture and mold. In all cases, exterior basement waterproofing protects the foundation from deterioration.

How long does basement waterproofing last?

Professionally installed basement waterproofing lasts at least 25 years. In most cases it works for the lifetime of the foundation. But it always depends on the waterproofing method, material quality and geological conditions.

Waterproofing Videos

Exterior Basement Waterproofing

interior Basement Waterproofing

Window well installation & repair