Foundation Waterproofing That Works

You already understand that a building is a large investment. And you will do whatever it takes to protect that investment.

Some of that protection involves fire alarms, smoke detectors, locks and cameras. But before you get to that point, waterproofing the foundation is an important step to make sure your building stays safe and dry for a generation.

There are lots of steps you can take to help protect your foundation, but which of them work the best?

Effective foundation waterproofing

As in all matters related to the safety and protection of your investments there is not merely one answer.

Should you think about how you landscape around your foundation? Yes.

Should you use waterproof materials on the inside of your foundation? Yes.

Should you use drainage around the perimeter of your foundation? Yes.

Should you use waterproof materials to wrap around your foundation? Yes.

When it comes to keeping water out of your foundation the best approach is an all-of-the-above approach. Drainage, landscaping, interior waterproofing and exterior waterproofing should all be on the table.

Use a waterproofing company who’s products can do it all

Mar-Flex offers a wide range of waterproofing solutions that meet your needs and your budget. They have state-of-the-art materials to keep the water away from your foundation.

And for those who are interested in green solutions that use upcycled materials and have a limited impact on the environment, Mar-Flex has answers for you.

Are you looking for a complete commercial suite of solutions? Then the Mar-Flex Armor Series is worth examining.

The Armor series offers solutions above grade to keep water away from your foundation, and below grade to keep that water from infiltrating your building. There are solid and liquid options, repair and original build waterproofing, and a variety of membranes based to offer options in every location and every environment.

Perhaps your situation is a residential build where you want professional, permanent answers to avoid future water problems? Mar-Flex offers answers for every residential situation as well. Spray-on, lay-on, and Geo-mat options all provide excellent exterior protection. They offer solutions for venting, drainage, protection, and more.

Effective foundation waterproofing

As with everything in life, the most effective solution is one that considers and addresses all of the variables.

In order to get guaranteed waterproofing, you want this same sort of approach.

Examine the surface and address water runoff and accumulation. Examining the substrate and direct water away from your site. Then, when water inevitably reaches your foundation, make sure to direct as much of it as possible away from your investment.

Finally, treat your foundation with waterproofing solutions that fill every crack and resist water intrusion through seams and cracks by filling those crevices with waterproof materials.

You want a waterproofing solution that works as hard as you do, and keeps working invisibly for a generation.