What Causes Foundation Leaking?

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1 A home's foundation has the odds stacked against it from the day it's built. When a home is excavated to make room for the foundation walls, space is left between the outer edge of the foundation wall and the earth around it. This area is then backfilled with excavated soil, creating an area of loose, fluffed earth. This earth is more absorbent than the unexcavated soil around it will ever be, and because of this, a false water table is created around your home. In most yards, whenever it rains, more water collects in the area immediately around your foundation than anywhere else. As this water builds up, it exerts pressure on the foundation walls. This water will pass through the foundation walls in any way it possibly can- through cracks in the foundation walls, the basement or crawl space floor, or most often through the foundation wall floor joint. Additionally, water can be pushed through porous concrete and grout, entering the basement or crawl space in the form of dampness and humidity. In order to solve this problem, water must be kept away from the area around the foundation whenever possible. And when this isn't possible, that water must be removed. new basement waterproofing toronto, basement waterproofing techniques Toronto, dry basement waterproofing Toronto, basement leak repair contractors Toronto, basement repair toronto, house painting Toronto, foundation repair Toronto, basement waterproofing Toronto, basement refinishing Toronto, leaky basement toronto, foundation repair toronto, waterproofing basements toronto, basement waterproofing toronto, basement water repair Toronto, waterproofing Toronto contractors, foundation waterproofing toronto, waterproofing contractors toronto, toronto waterproofing, waterproof, basement, drains Toronto, concrete paint Toronto, home painting toronto, basement finishing Toronto, dry basement system toronto, drain toronto, sink drain toronto, basement moisture toronto, basement cracks toronto, clogged drain pipe toronto, drain unclog toronto, sump pump problems toronto, replace sewer line toronto, repair leaking basement toronto, fix leaky basement toronto, water damage basement toronto, basement crawl space toronto, 1 / 5

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