Do-It-Yourselfers can apply MaxxGuard to their own waterproofing projects. MaxxGuard is a polymer-modified water-based asphalt material. The added rubber polymers allow the finished product to stretch over cracks that may develop in the foundation.
Application of MaxxGuard gives a continuous barrier against water leaks. The cured membrane can span cracks that develop in a foundation over time.
MaxxGuard is a true waterproofing product that stops water under hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is the head pressure caused by groundwater saturating the soil around the foundation.
MaxxGuard also serves as a vapor barrier and keeps musty odors out of your basement.
- Water penetration
- Water vapor migration
Water Vapor Barrier
MaxxGuard is a vapor barrier. This means that soil gases and water vapor will not be able to get into the basement area of your home or building. Less moisture in your basement means healthier air quality for you and your family. Eliminate the damp musty feel of your basement by applying MaxxGuard to the exterior side of the basement wall. Your utility bills will be lower to the reduced humidity in the basement.
MaxxGuard is an environmentally friendly product with no harmful solvents added. Once cured the final product does not outgas into the homes basement area.
Being water-based also means that application by the DIYer is an easy process. Simply roll the product on or use a brush. Also, an airless sprayer can apply the product.