Reference Guide

Words & Definitions

Basement Waterproofing

Controlling water to prevent the flooding of basement floors

Cove Area

Common area for water penetration in a basement, where the wall meets the floor


The wearing away of land or soil by the action of wind, water, or ice


Poured concrete base upon which the foundation walls, columns, or chimneys are built; usually has steel reinforcing bars


The lowest division of a building, wall, or the like, usually of masonry and partly or wholly below the surface of the ground


A superficial usually greenish to whitish growth produced especially on organic matter or living plants by fungi

Mold Remediation

The process of removal of mold from an indoor environment

Sump Pumps

A pump for removing liquid

Water Penetration

Water entering the interior of a structure

Water Table

The level below which the ground is completely saturated with water

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