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emma
Waterproofing
emma

Hi

My parent's home is 30 years old. It is not waterproofed. 

I am helping them to find a good waterproofing company.  

One of my friends recommended me this waterproofing company called Remove & Restore Inc. Has anyone heard about them? I want to know about the type of warranty they offer.

Also,  if you know any good waterproofing company please share their details with me.

Thank You. 

HandyAndyInMtAiry
Re: Waterproofing
HandyAndyInMtAiry

Emma,

Since you did not mention what part of the world you live, and what you mean by "waterproofing", no one can give you any advice about that company. Do have water coming into the structure? Or is this something that you seen on one of those idiot DIY channels that made you believe that you need to have this performed on the structure? Most of the time, sinply looking at where the water goes after leaving the structure, will tell you all you need.

Everything on the outside of a house is considered water proof. From the very top of the roof, to the footer. Start off by simply looking around the structure and property, and then doing it again during a rain. See how and where the water is going. Ensure all the gutters and downspouts are correctly sized and working properly. Make sure that the water is being moved away from the structure. Ensure that there is proper grading away from the structure.

My house is 130 Years old, and does not leak a single drop of water to the inside. All grading is taking the water away from the structure. All the older structures were designed and built with quality materials and craftsmanship that they make them last a long, long time.

If you want to find out about a certain company in your area, go talk with the better business bureau, if you live in the United States. If not, visit and talk with the people at the company. Ask for a list of clients that you may visit. But first, determine what needs to be "waterproofed" inside a bath, the roof, the basement, the siding, the windows, etc....

Andrew

Handy Andy In Mt Airy NC

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