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its done all the time on commercial work so i...

its done all the time on commercial work so i don't know why residential would not be a good market,,, the only thing is they don't use PAINT !

pro's use sprayable / rollable coatings & they're...
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we have a similar plan & it was posted this am,,,...

we have a similar plan & it was posted this am,,, it works GREAT but may not be to your liking,,, too bad we got another similar job this afternoon - same issue & same resolution.

if 'herculiner'...
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don't try to understand the bewildered :eek: ...

don't try to understand the bewildered :eek: sometimes all 1 can do is watch while others tumble down stairs,,, even IF his solution could work, ' time & budget ' suggest he'll eventually do the...
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rereading this thread, i withdraw - we do this...

rereading this thread, i withdraw - we do this work for a living
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w/o anything structural being involved, i'd grab...

w/o anything structural being involved, i'd grab some foam-in-a-can, trim it when set, & paint w/latex :thumbup:

its also very possible i don't know what i'm talking about from the lack of info ...
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not a painter but, according to my pro friends,...

not a painter but, according to my pro friends, the only reason to buy behr is 'cause you can charge it on your apron store cc IF you don't have $$ for good paint,,, imo, drylock's only worth it IF...
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i'd chop it out & place a new square patch...

i'd chop it out & place a new square patch instead - maybe 3' x 3' x 4" thick ? 5b of 80# premix conc from the apron/vest store now will save reflective cracking later down the road.

hint - hi...
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in general, all the previous posts are correct...

in general, all the previous posts are correct however there are mtls that will accomplish your goal yet not add much deadload,,, don't expect to find 'em @ apron/vest stores ( polymer-modified...
11-16-11, 02:17 AM
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Posted By stadry1

nothing will work

you must waterproof from the OUTSIDE - inside the best you can hope is to properly manage the leaking water & prevent further soil acid damage
11-09-11, 06:09 PM
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' deferred maintenance ' - dick, i like that

' deferred maintenance ' - dick, i like that
11-09-11, 06:03 PM
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we do both & work on many condo units in the...

we do both & work on many condo units in the greater atlanta area,,, crack injection would be the preferred method im-n-s-h-fo :D 2nd would be external excavation, waterproofing the wall, &...
11-01-11, 05:23 PM
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hey dick ! i want to see that jack in operation...

hey dick ! i want to see that jack in operation pushing a wall back to vertical against 20T of soil backpressure,,, you can probably stabilize the wall w/invisible wall pins as on our w/site but i...
10-13-11, 07:59 AM
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we do this work often & just use screw jacks,,,...

we do this work often & just use screw jacks,,, some are old r/r jacks ( 50T capacity ) but they're rarely used,,, what do you mean by ' floor jack ' ? ? ?
10-13-11, 07:56 AM
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' slim ' was what 4 h/o's thought, too - just in...

' slim ' was what 4 h/o's thought, too - just in 2011 & the year/s not over yet,,, it just takes time,,, 1 either waterproofs from the exterior OR they manage the leaks from the interior.
10-03-11, 04:57 AM
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so you think you've stopped the water w/some sort...

so you think you've stopped the water w/some sort of paint/coating ? silly wabbit :wall: its still in the wall & the dissolved soil acids are still attacking the lime in the block,,, when the...
10-03-11, 04:53 AM
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my guess would be the sump's incoming water...

my guess would be the sump's incoming water overpowered his elec sump pump
09-18-11, 07:02 AM
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Posted By stadry1

we have changed FROM offering battery-powered...

we have changed FROM offering battery-powered backup pump systems TO water-powered - Zoeller ONLY,,, obviously this isn't a good option for those h/o's who have wells w/elec powered pumps :wall:
09-13-11, 04:06 AM
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Posted By stadry1

we do the same - sonneborn's ' sonolastic ' is a...

we do the same - sonneborn's ' sonolastic ' is a good coating material but so is roofing cement applied w/trowel,,, we protect w/miradrain
09-13-11, 04:02 AM
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Posted By stadry1

IF you've got a spare $1,500 lying around, that's...

IF you've got a spare $1,500 lying around, that's a great solution,,, what about when the water rises outside the foundation walls & comes in above the coating ? we define ' not bad ' differently. ...
07-02-11, 05:48 AM
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Posted By stadry1

if you think of your home's bsmt as a ship's hill...

if you think of your home's bsmt as a ship's hill below the wtrline, it will be easier to have it dry - ships run bilge pumps 'cause they leak.
07-02-11, 05:45 AM
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Posted By stadry1

as posted, no problems yet however be extremely...

as posted, no problems yet however be extremely vigilant the foundation walls & footer are properly waterproofed including a filtered toe drain,,, this is the ONLY chance you have for proper...
06-20-11, 01:53 PM
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Posted By stadry1

epoxies are not difficult to use however be...

epoxies are not difficult to use however be forewarned they are NOT a 1man application process due to their high exothermic rates,,, we would usually pick aliphatic urethane to protect epoxy flooring...
06-20-11, 01:48 PM
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Posted By stadry1

tsp OR tsp substitute - water - walk-behind...

tsp OR tsp substitute - water - walk-behind lo-speed buffer & brush,,, scrub the floor (1 handful tsp into 5gal warm wtr ),,, wet/dry vac up the residue - rinse - wet/dri vac - rinse 2nd time -...
06-20-11, 01:41 PM
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Posted By stadry1

anything is possible but your trouble probably...

anything is possible but your trouble probably stems from poor surface prep rather than applying it TOO liberally,,, read the directions again & follow them :wall:
06-08-11, 02:38 PM
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Posted By stadry1

you've already got concrete so clean, stain, &...

you've already got concrete so clean, stain, & seal - VOILA ! ! ! flood-, mold-, & pet-proof architectural flooring
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