its not uncommon for water vapor to transmit thru a wall & 'lift' coatings,,, i expect your coating is drylock type of material rather than a penet...
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against the wall PRIOR to installing 2x4's & insulation,,, you might consider applying a coat of silicone siloxane/xypex/kryton to the wall prior t...
i'd be jacking up the house & putting in a new wall properly waterproofed IF it were our home,,, this is our work & we perform every week: carbon ...
1 can either waterproof when the foundation's built OR manage the leaks afterwards,,, w/o to-the-footer exterior excavation & proper waterproofing ...
i AM an expert & my pro opinion is any drylock-type of material is suspect especially when sold in the apron/vest store to h/o's anticipating a per...
miradrain from ferguson in plainfield - good luck - if they don't carry it any longer, google waffleboard basf - might have to see gamka in edison
is always a concern but, in lieu of low cost, consider length of repair,,, we do this work often for condo's & have yet to find anyone more knowled...
drill a 2" hole thru the bsmt wall into the window well,,, mortar into that hole 1 1/2" pvc pipe,,, that should drain the w/w,,, extend the pipe to...
i'd worry more about the drain that should have been installed in the well
can't imagine who no one has posted the correct answer yet,,, put in a lawn grate 2 the btm of the stairs over a sump,,, put a pump in the sump & p...
generally speaking, a house is required to have windows IF there's a bsmt - finish'd or not,,, you should ask your local bldg dept for specific loc...
no ' sealer ' will resolve that problem HOWEVER you're in luck as typical h/o warranties cover leaking water,,, do NOT tarry contacting your warran...
if you're fairly handy, call emecole - they're diy-friendly [no $ interest],,, IF its a conc wall, you can inject active leaks w/hydrophyllic polyu...
the only reason sealing doesn't work well is that water is still allowed to penetrate your bsmt walls & floor,,, when's the last time your basement...
you don't need rain to have a wet bsmt,,, sounds as if you have a high water table,,, sometimes a perimeter system needs some laterals in order to ...
so what did the bldr say when you asked him about the hole,,, superior walls aren't to blame but putting a pump in that hole would certainly resolv...