4 ,1inch holes in basement floor

by MYRON
(SASKATCHWAN,CANADA)

I HAVE 4 1 INCH HOLES THAT LEAK WATER. HOW DO I GO ABOUT FILLING AND WATER PROOFING HOLES AND SURROUNDING AREA? WILL A BONDING AGENT AND FLOOR LEVEL BE ENOUGH AFTER BUSH HAMMERING AREA?

A. The first thing you should do is find the source of the water. Why is there water leaking up through the holes in the first place. If you can fix the problem at the source, then patching the holes will be easy.

Hydrostatic pressure (water pressure) is very powerful. Water will always take the path of least resistance, seeping through cracks or holes, like in your case.

You can try a product called Waterplug. Waterplug® is a one-component, quick-setting, Portland-cement-based hydraulic repair mortar that instantly stops running water through holes or cracks in concrete or masonry. It expands as it sets to lock into place even under constant water pressure.

Most big box stores carry this product.

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