StablWall uses carbon fiber technology to strengthen basement walls and concrete structures. For the first time, homeowners and residential contractors can benefit from carbon fiber’s strength – until recently, carbon fiber was only available to commercial or government contractors.
StablWall consists of carbon fiber sheets. Those sheets consist of thousands of strands linked together and running in the same direction. When those sheets are bonded to a concrete structure, they add tremendous st
Five Ways to Waterproof your Basement
1. Install a drain tile system.
2. Regrade around your foundation.
3. French drains can be used to direct water through the yard, and away from the house.
4. Remove overgrown shrubbery around your foundation.
5. Replace concrete to proper pitch away from home. #minneapolisconcrete #minneapolisbasement #wetbasement #minneapoliswaterproofing
Is your block foundation moving? We can reinforce your foundation using a core filling process. We access the voids within your foundation blocks, and fill your foundation with cement. This process turns your block foundation into a poured foundation, adding strength. If you would like us to look at your foundation, we can usually determine the best method of repair on the spot! E-mail us for a free estimate. #minneapolisconcrete #minneapolis #minneapolisconcreterepair #minne
Is your basement damp? You may want ot check the grade around your foundation. If the grading has settled over time, it is time to get it fixed up. #leakybasement #minneapoliswaterproofing #minneapolisconcretecare #basementrepair #wetbasement #minneapoliswaterproofing
Have you noticed a crack in your foundation? There two main types of cracks in Minneapolis and St. Paul; vertical and horizontal cracks. Vertical cracks are usually non-structural cracks that occur during the freeze-thaw cycle. The concrete expands and contracts and will result in cracks in your blocks. Sealing up these cracks is a good way to waterproof your basement. Horizontal cracks located on your foundation are an indicator of a structural problem. Repairing these crack
Looking to finish your basement? Install a drain tile system before going any further! Installing a drain tile can prevent common basement problems such as mold and mildew. Drain tile should always be the first step when finishing a basement in Minneapolis and St.Paul. #minneapoliswaterproofing #draintilebasement #Stpaulwaterproofing #concreterepair
Check out this website published by the U of M. http://www.extension.umn.edu/environment/housing-technology/moisture-management/moisture-in-basements-causes-and-solutions/ They do a great job explaining possible entry points of water. Call us to schedule a free estimate! #minneapoliswaterproofing #draintilebasement #basementwaterproofing #Stpaulwaterproofing
Do not use paints, sealers and other applications on interior walls or floors. They might temporarily block moisture, but they can't withstand the hydrostatic pressure that forces water through the foundation wall or floor. Do not put plastic on the wall and cover it with insulation or finished wall materials. Rather than keep water out, it will merely make an excellent environment for growing potentially troublesome mold and mildew. #wetbasement #leakybasement #basementcoati