Moisture Management

Three possible basement locations in relation to ground level of the work area.

Moisture infiltration and condensation are two common basement moisture sources.

Basement location on a site is critical for the success of your project.

This jobsite had no jobsite moisture management plan.

Jobsite moisture problems can have a lasting negative effect on your construction.

Minimizing excavation openings will minimize jobsite moisture problems.

Drainage systems should be located at the lowest elevation of the basement construction detail.

Vertical wall drainage systems maintain a separation between concrete or CMU basement walls and the material used for the finished interior wall.

Drain field sizing and proper preparation of sump basket are critical to success.

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