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Old 03-19-2018, 05:00 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by dethmachinefab View Post
Excavate, clean, spray waterproofing. Then install drainboard to wall. Put in two footing drains, one below footing height and one sitting on footing. Cover in stone and cover with filter fabric. Then backfill with more stone agaisnt wall. A curtain drain further from the house will make a huge difference by catching that water before it geta to the house.

This is what i did to stop a major groundwater issue with clay soil in my house. Was put in when i did foundation though, so it was easy. 8-10k would be paying someone to do all the work. I think ive got mine done under 5k.
This is what I want to do. Struggling with the ROI since I might get water once every 3 years. That and previous owner punched holes on the floor for ejector pump and toilet. Not feasible to spray below the floor. Thinking about just striping the inside framing and applying dryloc?
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