KEY STRATEGIES TO PREVENT A WET BASEMENT:
1. Eavetrough & downspouts to capture roof run-off.
2. Positive slope finish grading at foundation exterior.
3. Foundation waterproofing is un-matched in
4. Sealed utility penetrations to prevent water
5. Drainage layer at foundation walls extending to the
6. Inspect and maintain footing drainage pipes.
7. Continuous, sealed air and vapour barriers on the
8. External foundation insulation prevents
9. Keep the basement heated in the winter