Category Archives: Photos of Basement Leaks

Above Foundation Leak

This video shows recent leak activity from (Ice Dams) built up on roof edges. Water enters at roof and shows up at top of foundation wall. This type of leak is not considered a basement leak and should be repaired at the (roof) entry point. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Mr. Sponge Waterproofing Incorporated...
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We Fix All Types of Waterproofing Failures

Recent repair of a contractor repair in 1993 where they used tar and newspaper. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Stopping water from entering through poured cement foundation walls is Mr. Sponge’s specialty. We repair wall cracks, tie rods, honeycombs, and I-Beam leaks. We instantly stop water entry by injecting our proprietary SP-3 Water Activated...
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Failed Exterior Waterproofing

  12/03/12 – A recent wall excavation revealed how an outside waterproofing effort was made by applying sealants on the outside which shows why some outside efforts fail. A minimal effort was made to apply the sealants and did not consider sealing the crack through the depth of the wall....
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Failed Concrete

Section of concrete that has failed due to age, shifting and cracking. This picture shows a  45˚ break out at the window. We rebuilt this area and strengthened back to normal state. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Mr. Sponge Waterproofing Incorporated specializes in stopping water from entering through poured cement foundation walls. Our specialty...
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Panel Drain Waterproofing

  This example is a typical older style waterproofing method. It consists of cutting the floor to allow the wall crack to drain behind the panel. It allows the water to continue to enter the basement environment which allows for mold growth as seen in photograph. We repaired this properly...
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Failed fiberglass repair process

We repair all types of “previous” waterproofing failures. In this example, a recent injection of SP-3 shut down this leak originally repaired in the 70’s using an old fiberglass method.   ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Mr. Sponge Waterproofing Incorporated specializes in stopping water from entering through poured cement foundation walls. Our specialty is...
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Waterproofing in Tight Spaces

Waterproofing experts with over 30 years of leak solving techniques. This example of a recent repair shows a long term leak with mold growth as well as soil entry. This was repaired by injection of SP-3. While the tight working area was difficult, we were able to shut off the...
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Epoxy Injection Failure

Example of a failed epoxy injection showing injection ports. Discussion on (Polyurethane vs Epoxy) can be found on this site under (Detail of Services). After photo was taken, this was repaired by injection of SP-3 Polyurethane. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Mr. Sponge Waterproofing Incorporated specializes in stopping water from entering through poured cement foundation walls. Repair of...
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Long Term Basement Leak

Example of long term basement leak from tie-rods holes on the bottom row. These were repaired with our patented process for tie-rod hole repairs. Please see http://www.trxplug.com for further information on how to repair this type of leak yourself and save thousands in repair costs. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Mr. Sponge Waterproofing Incorporated specializes in stopping water...
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1970’s Era Waterproofing

Example of 1970’s era waterproofing (channel drain) where contractor had cut out the wall crack to install a drain tube through bottom of wall into drain tile. Over the years the materials eroded due to water still being present inside the wall. All materials were removed and this was properly injected with SP-3. Mr. Sponge...
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Failed Repair Fixed by Mr. Sponge Waterproofing

Example of wall crack that has been repaired several times by other waterproofers using hand applied hydraulic cement and epoxy injection. All materials were removed and properly injected.   ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Mr. Sponge Waterproofing Incorporated specializes in stopping water from entering through poured cement foundation walls. Our specialty is repairing wall cracks,...
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