French Drain Installations
Basement Waterproofing | Charlotte NC
Structural Works, Inc., or Charlotte North Carolina, a
licensed general contractor has performed various types of water
prevention and waterproofing jobs on existing and new homes.
Excess water penetration and exterior moisture around the
perimeter of your home can have more than strictly visual or
unsightly impacts on the house or basement.
Structural Works implements the Polyguard 650 system to
permanently prevent water penetration through basement walls.
The system is composed of a waterproofing membrane that is
completely impervious to water penetration.
Call Us Now for Your Free Basement Evaluation & Estimate!
Crawlspace Waterproofing & French Drains
At Structural Works of Charlotte, NC we perform a variety of services for homeowners to reduce the amount of excess water in and around their homes.
We provide services from French Drain installation to total
re-grading and landscaping. In many cases there are common
issues that can be performed to drastically reduced the excess
moisture and water discharge around the foundations that involve
very cost-effective solutions. Some of the solutions provided
to ours clients are listed below.
- Crawlspace Damp-proofing and vapor barrier installation
- French Drain Installation, Exterior and/or Interior
- Sump Pump Installation
Grading Solutions | Charlotte
Grading and proper slope for water runoff & discharge are the first
line of defense for water control around the house and foundation.
Does the grade around the foundation stay wet/moist? Does the
masonry foundation walls have efflorescence (a white coloration on
the mortar joints). Is your crawlspace floor very wet or have
If you answered yes to any of those questions, you may have water
control issues. When water is not controlled around a
foundation, foundation movements and cracks become likely. Due
to variations in moisture content in the foundation supporting soil,
the relative size of the soil varies as well. Moisture causes
the soil to swell and as it dries, it shrinks. Its important
to control and stabilize these fluctuations. Services we
commonly provide are listed below.
- Gutter Downspout Re-routing by sub-grade drain lines
- Re-grading and landscaping to provide adequate grade slope
away from home
- Catch Basins in "low spots" with subgrade draining to
- French drains installed in the wet spots of the yard to dry
up excess moisture