Repairing Drainage System in a Cast in Place Foundation

Repairing Drainage System in a Cast in Place Foundation

Today Stephen Burton and his team are in the basement of a home with a cast  in place foundation and a drainage problem. Listen to Stephen as he explains how cove plate waterproofing, river rock, and drainage plates work. And then hear his solution to the drainage...

Repairing a Leaking Basement: Poor Preparation Poor Performance

Repairing a Leaking Basement: Poor Preparation Poor Performance

In today’s video, Stephen Burton and the Waterproof Solutions team are in a basement with a wall failure caused by a poorly planned and executed repair by another company. Stephen is discussing why the previous repair is causing more problems than it solved. And...

Are You Ready?

Are You Ready?

Waterproof Solutions has an important question for you!  Spring rains are right around the corner. Are you ready? Is your Buyer? Is your Seller? This office is! Would you like us to come to YOUR office and help you understand foundations? Call us: 636.343.4379 and set...

Improper Gutters

Improper Gutters

Today Stephen Burton and his team are in Nicholas Ridge repairing improperly installed gutters. Improperly installed gutters can overflow and cause mold and other issues with the structure of the home or building. Listen as Stephen explains the “why”s and how he’s going to fix this problem.

Failed Rebar

Failed Rebar

When a basement is built, they use snap ties to hold the forms and the rebar together. Sometimes, water migrates through an opening in the concrete around one of the ends of the snap ties and reaches the rebar. The water causes the rebar to expand—up to seven times the original size—causing the concrete to blow out.

Rebar Break

Rebar Break

All right here, we can see the rust coming through, and this is the front, this is where the front of the garage is. So obviously it’s more exposed, it’s going to be. So this is where that main rebar break is.   So we’re going to grind this down. And I believe...