Basement Waterproofing in Little Falls, NJ
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Wet basement waterproofing with Life-of-House warranty Little Falls, NJ 07424
The Township of Little Falls is located in Passaic County N.J. just 15 miles west of New York City. The Township has 14,432 residents and covers 2.8 square miles (U.S. Census 2010).
Little Falls can trace its heritage back to 1711. Its 2.8 square miles, now home to a population of about 11,000, are bounded by the communities of Montclair, Wayne, Cedar Grove, Woodland Park, Totowa, North Caldwell, Fairfield and Clifton.
In 1868, the Township was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey State Legislature from portions of Acquackanonk Township.
Singac is an unincorporated section of Little Falls.
David Blaine, illusionist, lived in Little Falls and attended Passaic Valley Regional High School.
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When the high water table comes through the unsealed foundation to give you a wet basement
- The level of the water table varies greatly due to amount of rainfall, time of the year and type of soil that surface water drains through.
- The water table is generally higher in areas with high density soil related to clay content.
- The denser the soil is, the slower the movement of the water (percolation) of the water through the soil occurs.
- The rate at which the high water table descends is related to the percolation rate, which is related to soil density.
- When the water table rises, it does not just rise at your house, because it did not rain on your house only.
- The thing to understand here is that the high water table is part of the earth and cannot be graded away.
- High water tables are often above the level of basement floors which is why you get a wet basement.
A French drain is the best choice for wet basement waterproofing
- The French drain was named after Henry French and has been the basement waterproofing method of choice since 1859.
- The French drain basement waterproofing system is designed to prevent a wet basement.
- The French drain is installed inside the basement, below the floor, around the perimeter.
- This French Drain controls the water, delivers it to the sump pump(s), and discharges it out of the house.
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