Weeping tile / Discussions

What is the best way to renovate a basement after a flood?

...weeping tile connected to a running trap that evacuated into the sanitary line. We had 12 cm of water on the floor overnight. The basement was divided into two ...

Posted by Wren Toombs June 18, 2018, 10:52 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a 1780 brick federal with stone foundation in New York?

...weeping tile drained to daylight if you can, and rigid insulation, rockwool or EPS . If you are doing the exterior then you can follow the procedures for exteri...

Posted by carole roseman Jan. 5, 2020, 2:39 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

Should I install basement drain tile vents?

...tile along the footer that runs to a sump, re-concreting the floor over the drain tile with plastic vent tubes at the foundation wall to allow basement wall con...

Posted by gary taube Dec. 11, 2019, 10:14 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 3 Responses

What insulation should I put on basement block walls that is resistant to mold?

...weeping tile. You can see a detail of that here on our page about how to insulate basements properly . Having a professional (an engineer or at least an exper...

Posted by Ken Gee July 31, 2019, 3:25 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

Can you help me decide between a foundation, slab on grade and crawlspace?

...weeping tile conduit so it as well can be pulled out and replaced. To make future repairs even easier, we have seen builders install a second water line, with b...

Posted by David Davenport Nov. 26, 2018, 12:57 a.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses

How do you remove moisture and condensation from basement walls?

...weeping tile, and by insulating the exterior you keep the concrete warm which protects it from cracking due to the annual freeze / thaw cycle. You would also ge...

Posted by Aaron Keating July 27, 2019, 4:51 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses