Do Waterproof Coatings Really Work?

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Masonry Waterproof Coating

Do waterproof coatings work? The short answer is yes. We’ve used waterproof coatings in basements with great results. But careful prep work is critical; the coating can’t stop water unless it can bond solidly to masonry. And we always recommend that you first regrade the landscape and add or upgrade downspouts and gutters.

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Originally Published on The Family Handyman