This basement in Annandale, VA had water coming in when it rained or snowed. Moisture and wetness in your home is never a good thing as it can cause mold and musty smells.
A trench is dug along the basement perimeter for the drainage system to be installed.
WaterGuard is installed along the perimeter. WaterGuard sits on top of the footing, instead of alongside it. This is important because it keeps the wet dirt, or mud, from getting into the drain because the drain does not sit in the mud.
The trench is back filled with gravel.
We use CleanSpace, a heavy, durable plastic liner on stone wall basements. CleanSpace provides a vapor barrier, drains water behind it, and dramatically brightens the basement.
The new TripleSafe sump pump is installed and the floor is re-concreted. Now this basement will stay nice and dry.