Forums | Home Repair | Home Improvement | Painting | Interior Decorating | Remodeling | Landscaping


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-16-2010, 10:34 AM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Midlothian, IL
Posts: 57
Share |
Default

Basement Leak Brick House


I live in a brick bungaloo with a poured foundation, full basement. The basement has one floor drain that leads to the sump pit. I have overhead sewer, lines about 3 foot above the floor level. My asphalt drive way is butted against the south side of the house, and it really isn't pitched away from the house. I have three glass block in the basement on the driveway side. under the middle window i have a very noticable crack in the foundation wall.

What is the best product to fill that crack?

I can't do an outside repair without digging up the entire driveway.

I am trying to decide betweek an epoxy injection and hydraylic cement.

Basement is currently unfinished mius some studs I put up for future finishing.

House is in Cook County, near Chicago.

I am diverting the 2 downspouts on that side of the house, out to the front yard.
Any help would be great.
McSweny1103 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Insulating brick above & close to grade Peter Shepherd Building & Construction 1 09-16-2009 06:41 AM
Water coming in the house and a leak laarni General DIY Discussions 5 07-26-2008 06:19 AM
Brick wall in my basement diyinjerseycity General DIY Discussions 1 07-24-2008 04:03 PM
Complete AC installation in Old Capitol Hill Row House jacko10 HVAC 0 09-18-2007 05:42 PM
Basement leaks in brick wall Nick General DIY Discussions 8 07-18-2006 04:29 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.