Waterproofing Options for Concrete Foundations

Other than burning down, probably the worst thing that can happen to a residential structure is a concrete foundations problem. The foundation is literally what the house is built on, what keeps the building where it was built, transferring the dead loads and the live loads into the ground. The source of the vast majority of foundation problems is water. Wet soil beneath a foundation can swell or lose strength. And that’s only the first reason to keep concrete foundations dry. Then there’s the little problem of...