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A couple that lived in South Freeport, ME had been living with a problem beneath their home. They had a basement which would regularly take on rainwater. This water was entering the basement through a concrete foundation. Unsure how to solve this moisture problem on their own, the homeowners sought a solution online. They soon found TC Hafford Basement Systems and gave us a call!
Once our industry-leading installation crew arrived at the home, they began work on the basement right away. To prevent future moisture from entering the basement, a shallow trench was first dug into the perimeter of the concrete basement floor. Within this newly dug trench, WaterGuard piping was used to surround the basement. After the pipes were laid, a fresh coating of concrete was used to conceal them within the floor. The WaterGuard pipes will capture the leaking moisture from now on, preventing it from reaching the surface of the floor like it had been doing previously. The water trapped within the WaterGuard is guided beneath the floor to the sump, where it would be removed from the home.
To handle the water removal, we installed a SuperSump sump pump in this basement floor. This pump can move over 2,600 gallons of water every hour. The water is forced up and out of the home through a PVC discharge line. This device was still susceptible to a power outage, however, which would cause potential flooding in the basement. To protect against this, an UltraSump backup battery was attached to the SuperSump. This battery will supply the SuperSump with enough power to remove 11,000 gallons of water before requiring a charge. With this in place, the home is now safe from even the harshest storms.
Now that this basement has been waterproofed, these homeowners will never again need to put up with damp, flooded conditions in their basement. The WaterGuard combined with the SuperSump will ensure this basement remains dry for many years into the future!
Products: WaterGuard, SuperSump, UltraSump
Sales Rep.: Mike Morin
Foreman: Cory Patterson
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