Pressure Relief System Installation
A Pressure Relief System; is an interior water control system. When designed and installed correctly, this is an ideal solution that can offer the homeowner a permanent solution to water infiltration through basement walls as well as relieving hydrostatic ground water pressure.
- Excellent choice where exterior access is limited by driveways, decks, landscaping, etc.
- Typically less cost than exterior excavation with equal moisture control effectiveness.
- Waterproofing solution for all types of foundations including poured concrete,concrete block, stone, brick & fieldstone.
- The Pressure Relief System is considered a permanent repair and as such, is backed by our transferrable “Written Lifetime Warranty”
Interior Water Control System Wet Basement Solution
- A 10-16 inch trench is cut at the base of the wall along the outside perimeter of the basement.
- The blocks along the exterior walls are drilled at each cell so that the blocks will weep into the system thus keeping the outside wall dry.
- This trench is lined with 4 inch perforated drainage pipe laid beside the footing. The drainage pipe is pitched towards the sump pit so that gravity directs the flow into the sump pit.
- Next 3/4 clear gravel is install to direct water to the.
- A 15-18 inch sump liner, approximately 30 inches deep, is installed.
- A professional grade sump pump, with a full pumping capacity is installed (optional battery backup system available)
- A 1 1/2 inch diameter discharge pipe leads the water from the pump to the exterior of the house at grade level with a check valve install and a downward angle to avoid freeze up in winter.
- Next we apply a mould molecule spray that stays on the work area.
- The delta or membrane is install over the trench and up the wall 1ft to 2ft.
- The last step in the process is re-cementing and closing up the trench back to the same level as the original floor.