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Waterproof House Foundation in New Jersey

The one problem every home owner wants to avoid is a foundation issue. The foundation is the area of which the house is constructed on, that keeps the structure in place, So the slightest problem with it is good enough to destroy all peace of mind!

Not surprisingly, a majority of the foundation issues is invariably due to water. Seeping water from the wet soil underneath a foundation may cause bulging for it to lose its strength; which is why you have to keep your foundation waterproofing membrane dry at all times.

Waterproof House FoundationThe reason for a faulty foundation can be that the original concrete isn’t waterproof or there was trapped water vapor. When water is effectively drained away from the concrete, water is and prevented from seeping in, it ensures a firm structure.

Having a waterproofed house foundation with the help of our team at WA Building Movers can help you to get rid of water and guarantee a rock-solid foundation. Since this depends on various factors like climate, topography, geographic location, and distance of the foundation, we follow some basic principles like –

  • Build drains to remove water from the bottom most of the foundation
  • Waterproof walls to check moisture from coming through the walls and to make water seep down into these drains
  • Ground surface waterproofing next to the building helps in getting rid of the water

A leaking foundation in any area of the house can damage surfaces and furnishings, and the structure also. In an office building, water may ruin expensive gear and upset crucial work. It all supplements up to a loss of money, time and customers.

WA Building Movers helps to keep the water out before starting any basement alteration project.

  • Make sure that the area next to the foundation slants away from your foundation, not near it.
  • Ensure that the water is discharging 5 feet from the foundation.
  • Keep planting trees 12 inches away from your foundation
  • Waterproof the walls with products like Xypex or Drylok for minor, recurrent leakages
  • Renovation of defects in concrete walls like cracks and make it totally concrete
  • The lowland pump will release the extra water up
  • You can install a French drain for severe water problems
  • Just have an installer Hydroclay inserted around of the foundation

Using our efficient equipment and resources our expert team has the ability to handle the most intricate situations that homeowners come across. To know more check out our services.

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For more information about getting your house raised or any other aspect of construction, please visit our website at www.wabuildingmovers.com, e-mail at info@wabuildingmovers.com or call our office at 908-654-8227. We look forward to hearing from you.

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House lifting



House lifting is the process of separating a building from its foundation and temporarily lifting it with hydraulic screw jacks. The process is the first step in structure relocation in which the building is moved to a different location.

House raising

House raising allows you to increase livable space without having to move.House raising can be a less invasive construction process and cost less (than new construction) because you are not disrupting what exists on upper floors.

House Elevation



The process is used when the homes slab and footings are poured together. Initially this involves tunneling under the home and driving push piers based on soil type, to exposing the footing or grade beams.

House Jacking



House Jacking is the process of separating a building from its foundation and temporarily raising it with hydraulic screw jacks. The process is the first step in structure relocation in which the building is moved to a different location.

House Moving



House moving means picking a house up from its foundation and setting it down elsewhere. See why house moving is an alternative to buying a new house..

Structure Lifting



Structure Lifting, Lowering, & Sliding. For projects in which cranes or other conventional handling equipment cannot be used because of excessive weight, dimensions or space limitations, the Heavy Lifting System often provides an effective solution.

Foundation Repair

Foundation Repair and cracking can present significant structural problems for your home along with a reduction in the home’s value. Repairing the foundation of a home is time sensitive—if not repaired quickly, it can lead to additional problems that are unrepairable, and the structure will be unsafe to live in.

Foundation Raising:

Raising a foundation is an extreme form of repair in which a house is lifted, the old foundation is removed and a new one is built. This is done in situations where the house is intact, but the supporting structure has extreme damage.

Foundation Leveling:

The term “foundation leveling” refers to the process of leveling an uneven concrete slab, crawl space or basement foundation to a satisfactory elevation. Foundation leveling can be accomplished using a wide-variety of different foundation repair methods.

Flooding Services:

We have the expertise and the resources to handle any size disaster and can respond immediately to storm and flooding conditions. Professionals are dedicated to responding immediately to water and storm damage emergencies.

Underpinning

Underpinning is the process of strengthening the foundation of an existing building or other structure. Underpinning may be necessary for a variety of reasons: The original foundation isn’t strong or stable enough. The usage of the structure has changed.

House Leveling

House leveling is a term used to describe the process of lifting a home as close to its original state as possible. Leveling a house is usually accomplished by performing foundation repair. A home that is sinking at one end or multiple places likely has a structural problem.

Equipment & Storage.

Heavy Equipment & Storage space is a must-have for your super heavy and awkwardly sized equipment, parts, tools, and machinery. WA conveniently store heavy equipment and bulk items from floor to ceiling.

Pyrrhotite Problems

If pyrite or pyrrhotite are present in the rocks underneath buildings, the swelling can push on the foundation, walls, and basement floor of the building, causing cracks and other structural damage. In some cases, groundwater can then transport sulfates into the cracked foundation, causing further damage.

Crumbling Foundations

Presence of pyrrhotite in the concrete combined with moisture and oxygen. Critical element is moisture and the interaction of pyrrhotite with moisture and oxygen. Homes with small amounts of pyrrhotite (less than 0.3%) still can experience crumbling foundations.

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