Ensure consistent slope toward the floor drain(s) in a basement. Drain tile/sump pump installation – this can be done on the inside or outside perimeter of the foundation wall and will typically relieve enough of the groundwater pressure to prevent seepage from occurring.
How to Stop Groundwater Seepage?
Groundwater seepage can be a major problem for homeowners. It can cause foundation damage, flooding, and even health problems. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to prevent and stop groundwater seepage.
The first step in preventing groundwater seepage is to identify the source of the water. It could be from a leaky pipe, a broken seal, a crack in the foundation, or a crack in the wall. Once you have identified the source, you can take measures to fix it.
If the source is a crack in the foundation, then you will need to repair it. This can be done by sealing the crack with a sealant. You can also use a waterproof membrane, such as a rubber membrane or a sealant such as tar or asphalt. If the crack is too large, you may need to replace the foundation.
Once the source of the water has been identified and fixed, you will need to take steps to prevent further seepage. This can be done by installing a waterproofing system. This can include a sump pump, a waterproof membrane, or a drain system.
You will also need to install a drainage system around the perimeter of your home. This can help to divert water away