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Old 04-21-03, 09:30 AM
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hydraulic cement

Has anybody used this hydraulic cement (Ocean Cement's Aqua Tite)? Is it really as good as advertised?

http://www.oceandrymix.com/products/repair_tite.htm

I have water seeping into the foundation of my garage when it rains heavy and I'm thinking about trying this Aqua Tite to fix the water seepage.
 
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Old 04-21-03, 09:43 AM
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How well do your gutters work?
 
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Old 04-21-03, 12:27 PM
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Me too------ are your gutters clean and do the down spouts run the water away from the garage ED
 
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Old 04-21-03, 02:07 PM
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Gutters are clean and I've temporarily redirected the downpipes away from the garage just to see if the water seepage would go away but it still occurs during heavy rain. I'm suspecting the seepage is caused by ground water seeping in along the edge of the cement floor and wall. I want to try applying the hydraulic cement along the edge of the floor and wall.
 
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Old 04-21-03, 03:35 PM
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What kind of slopage does your ground have(Within say 10 feet of this wall)? Is it flat? Does it pitch towards you garage? Is it block filled with no foundation coating??? Let us know!!
 
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Old 04-21-03, 04:42 PM
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There is a very slight slope (towards the garage) on the other side of the wall and the garage is about 2ft below the ground along the same wall.
 
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Old 04-22-03, 04:27 PM
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water

I sure hope that the plate there is green wood dig a hole outside Its what you call a dry well and put in a sump pump there ED
 

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Garage leak

Sill plate should not be below soil level. Foundation should be 6" or more above soil level. Digging out and relandscaping soil might be a resolution.
 
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Old 04-23-03, 08:08 AM
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Don't forget your exterior drain tile. Do you have any? Does it function?
 
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Old 04-24-03, 06:01 PM
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I am trying to get a feel of what you have. So your garage is below grade and has a slopage towards it. Block walls, right. Let us know.
 
 

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