Joel Hawkins 276 Quarry engineer
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I purchased a home and with all the recent rain I removed the basement paneling to find a leak. I discovered the home at one time had no garage. T some time the window well (see attachment) had been covered with wood and filled with dirt on the outside afterwards a garage was built on that side of the home rendering the window closed forever. Now water has rotted the wood and is leaking into the basement. Can I fill the void with concrete? Will it create a seal or will it still leak? How do you fill a vertical void? What type of cement do I use? Any advice is greatly appreciated. I need an expert opinion. Thank you
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What is the best waterproofing application and materials in tunnel construction or even buildings below the ground?
There are two waterproofing specification suggested. The cementitious and the polyurethane one. I am afraid because the application is too costly when the choice is wrong. I would like to know the advantage and disadvantage of the two suggested material. Application to wall and to floors of the underground structure is critical.
What are the application for Accelerating admixture in concrete??