At Adelio’s Contracting we always prefer exterior basement waterproofing when it’s possible. We realize that this solution doesn’t fit everyone’s budget, and some situations make exterior waterproofing very difficult, or impossible. Due to that, we also offer interior basement water control solutions. Below you can learn the basic differences between the two.
Adelio’s would dig along the exterior foundation walls to fix cracks, waterproof the foundation with an elastomeric membrane coating, and installing new PVC pipes to carry the water away from the foundation. We then backfill the trench with gravel to allow for water to drain quickly and efficiently. This method keeps the basement walls dry, and prevents water from seeping onto the floor.
Although many refer to this as interior basement waterproofing, it really is an interior water control system, or interior water diversion. Water is still entering the foundation but is redirected out of the home through an interior drainage system and sump pump.
“Adelio's price was competitive, but certainly not the least expensive estimate we received. Thank goodness we decided to go with them. The company did a magnificent job with the waterproofing; the basement has been completely...”