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Forum: Crawl Spaces 05-28-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,941
Posted By Ron C
Thanks for your input.

Thanks for your input.
Forum: About Basement Systems 05-28-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,718
Posted By Ron C
This one leaves me with questions. What...

This one leaves me with questions.

What exactly is the white residue?
How is the residue getting into the sump?
Where is the water dischargeing to?
How long has it been a problem?
Does your...
Forum: Basement Waterproofing 05-12-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,654
Posted By Ron C
You have done a good job researching what needs...

You have done a good job researching what needs to be done but why not just call a local Basement Systems dealer and learn more about the different approaches and methods used that work and work...
Forum: General Questions 05-12-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,527
Posted By Ron C
As long as the basement is protected against...

As long as the basement is protected against ground water seepage you can make any room you want. If the basement is not protected against ground water seepage you run the risk of damages caused by...
Forum: Basement Waterproofing 05-05-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,852
Posted By Ron C
You are better off installing a wall membrane on...

You are better off installing a wall membrane on the foundation wall and drain the membrane under the floor into a drainage system.
You can contact the manufacturer of those products for more...
Forum: Basement Waterproofing 05-05-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,071
Posted By Ron C
Depending on how many square feet you have it...

Depending on how many square feet you have it could range between
$4.50-$6.50 a square foot.
Call your local Basement Systems dealer for exact quoting.
Forum: Basement Waterproofing 05-05-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,891
Posted By Ron C
There is the best way and the alternative way of...

There is the best way and the alternative way of installing WaterGuard in finished basements.
The best way is to cut the walls and install the WaterGuard against the foundation wall to drain the...
Forum: General Questions 04-09-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 11,960
Posted By Ron C
Answer to question #1 - Sewage pumps are designed...

Answer to question #1 - Sewage pumps are designed to pump waste water not ground seepage. The liner must not be perforated because you don't want waste leeching out under the floor.

Answer to...
Forum: About Basement Systems 03-14-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,626
Posted By Ron C
Dry Zone is the only Basement Systems Dealer in...

Dry Zone is the only Basement Systems Dealer in Rhode Island.
Forum: Basement Waterproofing 03-04-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,146
Posted By Ron C
Thermal Dry Flooring is an option but you have to...

Thermal Dry Flooring is an option but you have to remove the existing floor. You might want to contact a local floor company for options of what can go over the existing floor.
Forum: General Questions 03-04-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,125
Posted By Ron C
Zoellar pumps carry a 1 year warranty from the...

Zoellar pumps carry a 1 year warranty from the Zoellar company. Extended warranties can be purchased through the manufacturer. Annual Maintenences are recommended to avoid potential problems. Zoellar...
Forum: Basement Waterproofing 01-28-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 46,762
Posted By Ron C
The only thing that really helps with dampness is...

The only thing that really helps with dampness is a dehumidifier. There can be a debate over other devices on which one's work better but in our opinion a dehumidifier is the best.
Forum: Basement Waterproofing 01-28-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,482
Posted By Ron C
Appliances like dehumidifiers that are Energy...

Appliances like dehumidifiers that are Energy Star rated, are more energy efficient. It costs less to operate than appliances that are not Energy Star rated.
Look for Energy Star rated appliances...
Forum: Basement Waterproofing 01-28-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,185
Posted By Ron C
Thank you for your continued answers to our...

Thank you for your continued answers to our forum. Yes we do carefully answer our forum questions. We would not recklessly answer questions we are not experts in the field of like mold. Consumers...
Forum: Basement Waterproofing 01-09-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,568
Posted By Ron C
We apologize for your experience with a...

We apologize for your experience with a particular dealer. I'm glad you called your representative and I hope everything will work out. It is always best to seek resolution with that dealer first and...
Forum: Basement Waterproofing 01-09-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,623
Posted By Ron C
Unless you have a impervious membrane on the...

Unless you have a impervious membrane on the outside of the foundation wall, the walls breathe moisture all the time. Concrete and plastic will not foster mold growth however dirt and dust could if...
Forum: About Basement Systems 01-09-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,740
Posted By Ron C
Great. I hope you find what you are looking for.

Great. I hope you find what you are looking for.
Forum: Crawl Spaces 01-09-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,600
Posted By Ron C
15 inches high is to tight for someone to crawl...

15 inches high is to tight for someone to crawl in the crawl space. You would have to remove the first floor in order to install CleanSpace which would be the recommended solution. What you have to...
Forum: Crawl Spaces 01-09-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,293
Posted By Ron C
If the unit is running continuously and there is...

If the unit is running continuously and there is no signs of water draining through the tube make sure the blower switch is on auto mode. The unit will not operate under 45* F. If you can, check to...
Forum: Basement Waterproofing 12-14-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,623
Posted By Ron C
The products you will install in the basement are...

The products you will install in the basement are specific to basements and the environments they inhabit. If in the event of a Domestic Flood (pipes, hot water heater, washing machines) the products...
Forum: About Basement Systems 12-14-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,740
Posted By Ron C
You should call 1-800-640-1500 x9316, sounds like...

You should call 1-800-640-1500 x9316, sounds like an opportunity.
Forum: General Questions 12-14-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,925
Posted By Ron C
Each dealer is independently owned and operated....

Each dealer is independently owned and operated. The best approach would be to speak with a manager.
Forum: Crawl Spaces 12-10-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,411
Posted By Ron C
The CleanSpace is designed to keep moisture from...

The CleanSpace is designed to keep moisture from permeating from the ground, it is not a reccomendation for a ground seepage problem. If you have a seepage problem a drain system maybe required....
Forum: Crawl Spaces 12-03-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,411
Posted By Ron C
It is always best to upgrade your electrical...

It is always best to upgrade your electrical service. The SaniDry Basement Air System draws 6.8 and the M 53 Zoellar pump draws 8 amps. Try to keep them on seperate circuits.
Forum: About Basement Systems 11-19-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,607
Posted By Ron C
The information provided is from the MSDS...

The information provided is from the MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet)

The Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) = 93.7g/l.

Ecotoxicological Information - Organic solvents produce a slight to...
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