Basement Waterproofing Case Studies: WaterGuard & SuperSump Save Flooding Randolph, ME Basement
A flooding basement was nothing new for this Randolph, ME homeowner. A rainstorm typically meant a wet basement. Tired of living with a damp basement, this homeowner did something about it, they called TC Hafford Basement Systems.
Once our crew arrived at the home, it was easy for them to determine the entry point of the water. It was being forced in through the concrete foundation hydrostatic pressure in the surrounding soil. To prevent this, we dug out a trench around the perimeter of the basement floor. This is where we laid our WaterGuard piping. These pipes are then buried under a fresh layer of cement. The WaterGuard operates underneath the floor, capturing the moisture before it can reach the surface. This captured water is then transferred to the sump for removal.
There was an existing sump in this basement, but there was no pump to assist with water removal. To take care of this, we installed a SuperSump sump pump. This pump can move 2,650 gallons of water per hour, forcing it up and out of the home through a PVC discharge line. This line carries the water out away from the home far enough so that the water will not be able to reach the home again. This water exits the line through a LawnScape discharge point. To help keep the sump operating year-round, we attached an IceGuard pipe segment onto the discharge line just outside the home. This piece has holes built into it to allow and trapped water to escape. This prevents an overflow in the sump if the line becomes clogged by ice or debris.
Now this homeowner can enjoy their basement, and use it however they please without fear of water damage. The WaterGuard and SuperSump combination will be extremely difficult for any storm to overwhelm.
Products: WaterGuard, SuperSump, IceGuard, LawnScape
Sales Rep.: David Zawistowski, Jacob Owen
Foreman: Mike Keyser