March 17, 2014

Land Studies for the State of Virginia

This set of diagrams illustrates how the Northern Virginia area largely falls within the Piedmont geological region. This region is challenged by water events, movement, and […]
September 4, 2013

Water Table in the Backfill

This diagram is a simpler illustration of the water table that forms against your foundation after a heavy rain, or when your home is located along […]
May 19, 2013

Hydrostatic Pressure

This diagram illustrates the phenomenon known as hydrostatic pressure. When water builds up to a high degree against your foundation, the pressure reaches a point when […]
January 12, 2013

Other Types of Leaks

This diagram illustrates additional points of water intrusion (beyond the most common: cover joint). These include leaks from a sump pump, window well, mortar joint, foundation […]