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Old 10-19-2019, 09:32 AM   #21
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Re: Foundation Leak PLEASE HELP 🙂


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Once it's cracked, you get water.






Just like a boat bottom,no matter how small the hole,it will leak.
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Old 02-24-2020, 12:10 PM   #22
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Well as far as methods and cost .
Minimum:
Would be to inject a polyurethane foam from the inside if the cracks are mostly vertical and less than 1/4 in across . easy to do high success rate for first timer its not rocket science.

Better:
Epoxy injections are good for any crack but a must for structural repairs or the way to think of it is to glue the foundation back together.
They are a little more difficult to do due to possible drain out but take your time and it will work out.The cost is more because the Epoxy does not expand like foam so it takes more product.

Best:
Epoxy injection with carbon fiber stitches , fabric or straps the carbon fiber is used to prevent the crack from reopening if there is force pushing on the wall.

Alternate : Highest cost
Dig up the foundation but that would not solve any broken concrete problems but could stop water by applying a membrane and installing new weeping tile and sump if needed.Even after all this it still may require epoxy and carbon fiber to return the wall to its original design strength.

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