Delta Footing Barrier acts as a physical barrier, resisting the capillary wicking of water and upward migration of moisture from the footings into the foundation wall, known as rising damp. The barrier protects basements from mold growth, deterioration of moisture-sensitive materials, and unhealthy living conditions. Hydrophilic needle-punch PET fabric forms a strong mechanical bond with the concrete. The polyethylene middle layer creates a positive moisture barrier to prevent water wicking. The upper layer acts as a nonslip surface coating. Cosella-Dörken Products Inc. 888-433-5824.