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Foundation Waterproofing Basics: Exterior Drain Tile

Drain Tile vs. Yard Drainage for Chicago Basement Waterproofing

May 20, 2013 • By Matthew Stock.

In the basement waterproofing business, drain tile is one of the most useful and versatile tools available to solve basement water problems. It can be installed inside or outside the foundation (or both), can be done during new construction or after the house has been standing for decades and...

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Drain Tile: Always Best for Northwest Indiana Basement Waterproofing?

Drain Tile: Always Best for Northwest Indiana Basement Waterproofing?

Oct 11, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

As a basement waterproofing expert in northwest Indiana, drain tile is one of my favorite things. It solves a number of basement water problems, like cove seepage, hydrostatic pressure and oversaturated soil. Best of all, it’s a permanent solution that requires little to no maintenance when installed properly. However, not...

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Foundation Waterproofing Basics: Exterior Drain Tile

Foundation Waterproofing Basics: Exterior Drain Tile

Sep 12, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

Whereas interior drain tile is sort of the jack-of-all-trades of the basement waterproofing business, exterior drain tile does one thing and does it extremely well – intercepts and drains away ground water before it can get into your basement. As part of a system of “positive side” waterproofing, exterior drain...

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Basement Dewatering Channels – Rarely the Answer to a Leaky Basement

Apr 27, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

In our business we provide basement waterproofing. Our goal is to keep all water completely off your basement floor so you can confidently use it for living space, storage or whatever else floats your boat (as long as it’s not in your basement!). There are a few companies who...

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Tags: basement waterproofing solutions, drain tile, interior drain tile, drain tile in basement, diy basement waterproofing, basement dewatering channel

Hydrostatic Pressure and Why a Basement Leaks

Hydrostatic Pressure and Why a Basement Leaks

Mar 28, 2012 • By Matthew Stock with Barry Schilling.

When we first became homeowners, we knew that certain pressures came with the job – paying the mortgage, fixing things that break or replacing things that really break. We probably didn’t think much about something called hydrostatic pressure, but many of us are dealing with its consequences. Hydrostatic pressure is...

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Tags: foundation waterproofing, basement waterproofing facts, french drain, drain tile, interior drain tile, drain tile in basement, exterior drain tile, most common problems, hydrostatic pressure

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