Photo Album: Waterproofing a Basement in Lethbridge, AB
This homeowner in Lethbridge, Alberta encountered issues with water leaking in their basement through where the foundation wall meets the floor slab. Wanting to eliminate the water issues permanently in the basement and regain the usable space, they contacted the experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems.
A System Design Specialist was able to assess the situation and provide the homeowners with a FREE, no obligation quote designed specific to address all of the homeowners concerns. Our Production Team was then able to then come to the home to install our patented WaterGuard® CactusBoard drainage system. The WaterGuard® Below-Floor Drain System is designed with a built-in wall flange, which extends up your basement wall, capturing any water leaking from the walls will move downward and behind this flange where it is then directed to the SuperSump® sump pump system. A full-featured system, SuperSump® includes the best components available including a top-rated 1/3HP Zoeller® pump is designed for reliability & high-volume pumping. In case of a power outage, our UltraSump® battery backup sump pump is tied into the system, set at the highest level the UltraSump® will pump 11,500 gallons or more on a fully charged battery. From there the system will discharge any water entering the sump pump to the exterior of the home passing through our patented IceGuard® system, an anti-freeze fitting that is installed outside of your home and ejects water away from the foundation in the event that the sump pump discharge lines freeze or become clogged.
SuperSump® Sump Pump System Complete
A view of the SuperSump® sump pump system installed and cemented in place, tied into the drainage system installed on the footing. Note the UltraSump® battery backup system is also installed.
WaterGuard® CactusBoard Installation Complete
A view of the footing drainage system installed and cemented in place.
IceGuard® Anti-freeze Fitting
A view outside of the home where IceGuard® anti-freeze fitting has been installed on the the sump pump discharge line. Note the white discharge line will later be installed below grade once the ground has thawed from winter.