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Window well installation

What is a coping? Do you need it?

The number one enemy of the houses is without a doubt the water. Water infiltration, mold growth, moisture problems, etc. Water problems can manifest themselves in many ways, as damaging to your property as to the health of its occupants.

Having windows in your basement therefore requires additional protection to ensure peace of mind incomparable. That’s why you should install the curbs to protect your home. The curbs provide an effective barrier of protection by preventing water infiltration through basement windows or small cracks located near windows. Whether steel, stone, concrete or wood, your window surround will be fixed to the foundations of your home and will retain the soil and water so they do not reach your window and your room.

It is also important to install ditch drainage system to prevent it from filling with water and cause additional damage and inconvenience to your property. We proceed by installing a ditch drain, that is to say a vertical duct of at least 6 inches in diameter, which will then be connected to the drainage pipes of your foundation. We may have to dig part of your lot to do this task. Know that we work efficiently and safely, in order to make your home as quickly as possible and in the best possible condition.

Comply with standards

Installing curbs can be a complex task; it requires the excavation of a small portion of the land, the installation of an effective drainage system of the curbs, a mastery of various tools, in addition to ensuring the compliance of the standards governing your property and your municipality.

Since the amendment to the Quebec Building Code in 2015, it is specified that all windows opening on a curb must be located at least 760 mm from the ground level. Your neighborhood or area may also need a clearance greater than 760 mm required; this is why we advise you to leave the work to be done to real professionals in installation of curbs. We check with your municipality the standards in force so that you have no surprises and that your property is regulatory.

We guarantee you a clean and safe job, effective against water damage and aesthetically beautiful.


Choosing the right company

M. Expert en Fissures relies on a complete expertise that has been developed over the last 25 years. Working in the field of construction and residential renovation, our company is proud to employ competent, professional and hardworking staff.

More specifically specialized in foundation crack injection, installation of waterproofing membranes for French drains and dry wells and installation of curbs, our team of experts will make your renovation project a real success.

For our company, the satisfaction of our customers is our number one priority. To do this, we make it a point to be on the cutting edge of technology, to be on the lookout for the latest standards in terms of safety and installation, in addition to using eco-friendly products. We also have the required certifications from the Régie du bâtiment du Québec and those of the APCHQ, in addition to being recommended by CAA Quebec.

Choosing M. Expert en Fissures, is choosing a company famous in installation of curbs and having an incomparable expertise in drainage ditches. The right choice is guaranteed!

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