engineering report, its conclusion
Say it over `n over, INSIDE SYSTEMS do NOT relieve/lessen expanding-contracting Outside soil pressure and tree roots which DO indeed cause many bsmt walls to crack,leak,widening of cracks and even bowed wall.
Have to go OUTSIDE to help lessen/relieve these pressures and backfill w/gravel-peastone, sand if you have to.Get rid of-haul away the soil and other crap many builders toss in when home was built, blocks,bricks,wood, pieces of concrete etc.
scroll to BASEMENT WALLS
Click.. 'WET Basements' esp. see Q-A 1 and 5!!!!!!!!!!
You see what they DON`T recommend?
See what is Preferred method?
Wake up people will ya please.
http://www.dwightyoderbuilders.com/concrete.cfm What do they say,huh?
scroll down a bit to....
-A Little Crack Can Mean Big Problems
What do They say? Geez O peez, quit with the lies/misinformation/false claims.
The FACTS are there!
Where can TERIMTES enter?
--Foundation Cracks Provide Hidden Entry Points For Termites
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