Let’s be clear about something – basement waterproofing paint, does not waterproof your basement.
Doesn’t make sense does it?
Think of it like fix-a-flat for your car tires. Putting fix-a-flat in your tire doesn’t FIX the real problem (the nail sticking out of it), it just mitigates a bigger problem until you can get the real cause fixed.
In the same way, if you have cracks or improper/insufficient drainage around your basement, using basement waterproofing paint isn’t going to fix that. Basement waterproofing usually requires a combination of solutions.
So why am I reading this? What benefit does basement waterproofing paint provide? And what is the best method to apply it? I’m glad you asked… (more…)