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Protecting Your Home's Foundation

Based in Ottawa, BOL-DAN’s team is made up of foundation contractors that are certified to provide basement waterproofing services, which involves Platon® installation.

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Basement Waterproofing in Ottawa

Would you like to avoid severe structural damage to your property? We at BOL-DAN Foundation and Masonry Inc provide basement waterproofing in Ottawa! Out of all the areas on your property, your basement is the most prone to moisture and wetness development. The soil under your basement often forces water and moisture through the cracks and openings in your basement floors. The presence of this moisture can damage the foundations of your home and cause irreparable damage if ignored. Moreover, it encourages the growth of various bacteria and mould and can potentially harm your health. 

Our basement waterproofing in Ottawa can help prevent all of this from happening but attacking the root of the issue. We install Platon® to your basement floor, which is a dimpled high-density polyethylene (HDPE) membrane. It prevents any moisture from the soil from entering your basement floor and prevents the resulting damage.

Would you like to find out more about our platon® installation or basement waterproofing in Ottawa? Get in touch with us to speak to one of the members of our team.

 

Features

Our platon® installation, or basement waterproofing, is increasingly becoming a popular choice for Ottawa residents, and with good reason. This state-of-the-art technology comes with many features for property owners, including:

 

 Double leakage protection

 Allows the wall to dry

 Easily bridges 1/4'' cracks

 Keeps working if the wall shifts

 Works on any type of foundation

 No other wall treatment is required

 Excellent waterproofing protection

 

Please contact us to find out more about why our basement waterproofing in Ottawa is right for you.

 

How it Works

It is imperative, as with all waterproofing systems, that foundation drainage and a traditional weeping tile (drain tile) is in place and functioning properly to ensure that water and moisture drained by Platon can be removed.

BOL-DAN provides a 20-year guarantee on waterproofing services.

 

The Benefits

Platon membrane is the right choice for basement waterproofing. Offered in all of Ottawa, this tough membrane wraps your foundation walls and keeps wet soil away. Here are some of the advantages of this advanced technology:

 

  • The membrane’s double leakage protection makes it possible to hold humid soil away from the foundation wall and provides it with the drainage it needs to stay dry.
  • If your foundation walls are showing signs of wear, the membrane bridges cracks, keeping the water out even if the walls settle, crack or shift.
  • It is also versatile, as it works on just about any kind of walls, including poured concrete walls, block walls, wood walls, ICFs and existing foundations.
  • Platon membrane is easily installed on your foundation walls. A special type of clip keeps it fastened to your foundations even in tough weather.
  • This membrane is environmentally friendly. The high-density polyethylene used in its fabrication comes from approximately 85% recycled material. In addition, none of its components will contaminate the soil or your home’s air.

The Importance of Basement Waterproofing

 

Your basement is a critical part of your home's foundation, which is why any damage to it potentially threatens your home's structure. There are many reasons why protecting your basement by waterproofing it is essential, including:

  • Prevents flooding - Basement flooding can seriously damage your home and your possessions. In some cases, the damage might be irreversible.
  • Prevent mould - The presence of mould and mildew can give rise to a host of health problems like allergies.
  • Prevents foundational damage - Moisture can creep in your basement floor's cracks and expand, worsening the damage in the process.
  • Prevents energy bill spikes - The presence of moisture in your basement can make it harder to cool it during the summer months and drive up your energy bills.
  • Prevents lowering of your property's value - A damaged foundation and basements directly translate to a lower value for your property.

 

Please contact us if  you have any queries regarding the damage moisture can cause in your basement flooring and how our waterproofing can help prevent it.

 

Our Guarantee

 

BOL-DAN provides a 20-year guarantee on waterproofing services. This lets you enjoy peace of mind, knowing your property is protected from water damages. 

If you wish to learn more about our basement waterproofing services, or if you want to receive a free estimate for a Platon membrane installation, please call us today!

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Foundation & Masonry Inc

   |  1730 Saint-Laurent Boulevard, Suite 800, Ottawa, (Ontario) K1G 5L1

 |  Offices: 613-739-1618 and 
819-457-4641

 |  Cellphone: 613-608-8008

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We are open at all hours to answer your questions. Estimates are normally done between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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