interior sealant support to supplement drain install?


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Old 09-14-10, 09:12 PM
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interior sealant support to supplement drain install?

We have a sunken living room that suffers water intrusion during heavy rain. We are installing a french drain w/ sump pump to draw water away from the foundation, but we're about to install new carpet and don't want to risk another water remediation project. Is there a seal we can use on the interior wall to prevent water getting into the home or is it unnecessary?
 
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Old 09-15-10, 06:42 AM
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Waterproofing is done from the outside. There is nothing you can use on the interior wall to stop water. Wait for a heavy rain before you install the carpet.
 
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Old 09-15-10, 10:00 AM
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Unnecessary - Pulpo's right, this is done from the outside and you should wait for a heavy rain to prove your solution worked before installing the carpet
 
 

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