Sealing Your Concrete Foundation Against Water

By Lee Allen
Allied Crawl Space Solutions and Foundation Doctors

Eliminate Vapor Transfer

Since their inception, all basements face an age old problem…Moisture. As the foundation walls are below grade, the active wedge created around basement foundation walls creates an easy way for rain water to infiltrate the disturbed ground and wreak havoc. The other problem is vapor. As the ground water fills the active wedge, the concrete block or poured concrete foundation walls soak up the water like a sponge and transfer that moisture to the interior of the basement. This extreme situation causes lumber, joists, and subflooring to absorb excessive levels of moisture leading to sag, cup, mold and fungus and deterioration and rot, not to mention HVAC system overload and improper cycling or constant running, including dehumidifiers.

MaxxBarrier delivers the ULTIMATE and most ADVANCED polymer vapor barrier for concrete slabs and concrete block or poured crawl space or basement foundation walls.

Big Time Benefits

MaxxBarrier creates a physical polymer that exceeds ASTM guidelines for permeation, thus ELIMINATION of over 97% of moisture pass thru and backed by our 20 year Interior and 10 Year Exterior Warranty. While dehumidifiers, if needed at all, will actually cycle less and create a much more comfortable, healthy and enjoyable space with less electrical demand.

Maxx Barrier inhibits and resists mold and fungus (ASTM D3273) is FDA and USDA Compliant and is FEMA Flood Grade. Along with MaxxBarier’s waterproofing aspects, its adhesion, control of efflorescence or limeouts, potential increased PSIfor new pourcuring –range is being 5% and up, traffic resistance for residential use, and the flexibility to paint over or finish the space with drywall make MaxxBarrier the smart and economical choice.

When It Comes To Basements: Allied Is All In

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