For those who mostly-only install INSIDE drain tile or Baseboard Systems, If YOU don`t UNDERSTAND ALL
of this, your at least, in-part INCOMPETENT and should find something else to do
this goes for ANY-ALL Mortar Joints
...'Once the mortar joints starts to crack, it creates a void that will let water penetrate into the crack causing the mortar to fall away and WEAKEN the STRUCTURE of the WALL'.....
...'Once this process strats, large areas of your wall become weak and structural problems begin to occur in the wall and building itself'
Say it again, for the 10,000 time,
Inside drain tile and Baseboard systems with or without the aid of a sump pump do NOT stop/prevent water-moisture entry through cracks, loose parging etc on the Outside, never has and never will.
Inside Systems do NOT help relieve/lessen SOIL PRESSURE against the Outside of a basement wall, never has and never will.
Some people have ROOTS growing against outside of wall so Inside systems doesn`t do anything about them either.
Same goes for possibilities of a porch-footing OR concrete slabs up against the house/wall, they TOO can cause cracks,leaks, walls to bow inward....Inside systems won`t help ya there either.
Same for increased chance of MOLD, RADON, terimtes and other insects
-Waterproofing fix leads to larger problem
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