Discovering that you have a leak in your basement that needs to be repaired can be pretty stressful; having the issue professionally diagnosed and repaired permanently is just a phone call away. AquaGuard Injection & Waterproofing® is an established waterproofing contractor, servicing the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), that offers the full range of basement leak repair services. When you call us to repair the crack in your basement, the repair is permanent and is guaranteed for 25 years - in writing.



Our basement leak repair services

Basement leaks are very common and usually easily repaired at low cost. We offer the following repair services:

  • Finding the source of leaks in the basement;
  • Leaking concrete block foundations;
  • Foundation cracks in poured concrete and block foundations;
  • Leaking or stained tie-rod holes;
  • Replacing weeping tile;
  • Waterproofing exterior foundation walls;
  • Installing interior perimeter drain systems (instead of digging);
  • Interior and exterior crack repair;
  • Sump pump installation and replacement;
  • Window well drain and cover installation; and
  • Correcting overflowing window well problems.
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Basement leak repairs done from inside

Many homeowners are surprised to learn that almost all basement leaks can be properly fixed from inside the home, thus avoiding digging up around the foundation. Below are some details regarding these interior waterproofing repairs. Click here to learn about our exterior basement leak repairs.

Epoxy Crack Injection

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Concept:  The injection of epoxy (glue) under low pressure to fill the crack through the thickness of the foundation wall
Repair Location:  Inside
Most Significant Attribute:  Structural repair
How It Works:  The crack is filled with epoxy which then hardens, eliminates the crack completely and binds the 2 sides of the wall together
Average Job Time:  2 hours for the repair of 1 crack
Typical Cost:  $450 + HST
Our Warranty:  25 years - written and transferable








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Polyurethane Crack Injection

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Concept:  The injection of polyurethane resin under either high or low pressure to fill the crack through the thickness of the foundation wall
Repair Location:  Inside
Most Significant Attribute:  Repairs actively leaking cracks
How It Works:  Crack is filled with polyurethane which cures, remains flexible, and eliminates the crack entirely
Average Job Time:  2 hours to repair 1 foundation crack
Typical Cost:  $450 + HST
Our Warranty:  25 years - written and transferable








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Interior Perimeter Drain System Installation

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Concept: Water coming through foundation walls is channeled beneath basement floor and evacuated using a sump pump
Repair Location:  Inside
Most Significant Attribute: Resolves both foundation leaks and problems from a high water table. This method of foundation waterproofing does not require several weeks of lead time to locate underground utilities
How It Works: Water in a block foundation wall drains out of the bottom of the wall to a pipe system beneath the basement floor; the water is then pumped out of the basement.
Average Job Time:  2 days for a 30 foot system with a sump pump installation
Typical Cost:  $3600 + HST
Our Warranty:  25 years - written and transferable








Basement leak repairs done from outside

Exterior Crack Repair

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Concept: > The application of a barrier such as foundation coating or BlueSkin® over the crack to prevent the entry of water
Repair Location:  Outside
Most Significant Attribute: Seals the crack by preventing water from entering the basement but does not repair the crack. This method of foundation crack repair requires several weeks of lead time to locate underground utilities
How It Works:  A patch (typically a rubber membrane) is placed over the crack to prevent water from flowing through
Average Job Time:  1 day to excavate and waterproof the crack
Typical Cost:  $1200 + HST
Our Warranty:  25 years - written and transferable








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Caution signApplying hydraulic cement or similar materials to patch over an actively leaking foundation crack will result in water being trapped in your foundation wall. Such leak repairs will accelerate the deterioration of the foundation due to the saturation of the concrete. If you are planning on fixing a crack yourself click on the link to check out our blog article on Do-it-yourself repairs.

 

 

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