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Trusted Saskatoon Contractors at Liftech Concrete Levelling Tip About Basement Waterproofing

Trusted Saskatoon Contractor Liftech Concrete Leveling Inc. is your go-to Trusted Saskatoon Contractor for lifting and levelling sunken and uneven concrete. Traditional mud jacking, or slab jacking, is a remedy that’s been used for decades to raise sunken slabs. Now, a newer, longer-lasting alternative is available from Liftech Concrete Leveling. In their latest tip, they share the Liftech innovation of enhancing basement waterproofing with Polyurethane foam.

Enhancing Basement Waterproofing with Polyurethane Foam: A Liftech Innovation

Basements are valuable spaces in any home, offering additional storage, living, or recreational areas. However, one common issue that homeowners face with their basements is water intrusion, which can lead to dampness, mold growth, and structural damage. To combat this problem, Liftech Concrete Leveling, a leading innovator in construction solutions, introduces an ingenious approach: basement waterproofing using polyurethane foam. In this blog, we'll delve into the benefits and process of this revolutionary method.

The Problem: Basement Water Intrusion

Basements are often prone to water infiltration due to their below-ground location and contact with soil moisture. This can occur through cracks in the foundation, gaps around pipes, or poor drainage systems. Water intrusion not only damages belongings and finishes but also jeopardizes the structural integrity of the building. Preventing water ingress is thus a crucial aspect of basement maintenance.

The Solution: Polyurethane Foam Waterproofing

Liftech Concrete Leveling has harnessed the power of polyurethane foam to tackle basement water intrusion head-on. Polyurethane foam is renowned for its versatility and durability, making it an ideal material for various construction applications. In the context of basement waterproofing, Liftech employs a specialized polyurethane foam to create an impermeable barrier against water.

Benefits of Polyurethane Foam Waterproofing

  • Seamless Seal: Polyurethane foam can expand and conform to irregular surfaces, effectively sealing off even the tiniest cracks and gaps in the foundation. This seamless seal minimizes the chances of water entering the basement.
  • Water Resistance: The closed-cell structure of polyurethane foam provides exceptional water resistance. Once applied, it prevents water from permeating the foundation, safeguarding your basement from potential damage.
  • Longevity: Polyurethane foam is a durable material, capable of withstanding the test of time. This means that once the basement is treated with polyurethane foam waterproofing, you can enjoy the benefits for years to come.
  • Minimal Disruption: Traditional basement waterproofing methods often involve extensive excavation, which can be disruptive and time-consuming. Polyurethane foam application requires minimal intrusion, making it a quicker and less disruptive solution.
  • Enhanced Structural Integrity: In addition to its waterproofing capabilities, polyurethane foam can also strengthen the foundation by filling voids and stabilizing the soil. This added structural support contributes to the overall stability of the building.

The Process: Polyurethane Foam Application

The process of basement waterproofing using polyurethane foam involves several key steps:

  • Assessment: Liftech experts assess the basement to identify areas vulnerable to water intrusion. This evaluation guides the application process.
  • Preparation: The area is prepared for the polyurethane foam application. This may involve prep work from inside or outside the home or business.
  • Foam Injection: Specialized equipment injects Specially formulated polyurethane foam into the targeted areas. The foam expands to fill voids and create a watertight barrier.
  • Curing: The foam cures and hardens relatively quickly, ensuring rapid protection against water infiltration.
  • Reassessment: After the foam has cured, experts conduct a final assessment to ensure the effectiveness of the waterproofing barrier.

Basement waterproofing is critical in maintaining a dry, mold-free, and structurally sound living environment. Liftech Concrete Leveling's innovative approach to using polyurethane foam sets a new standard for effective and efficient basement waterproofing. With benefits ranging from seamless sealing to enhanced structural integrity, this method offers homeowners peace of mind and long-lasting protection. If you're looking to safeguard your basement from water intrusion, consider the expertise of Liftech and their groundbreaking polyurethane foam solution.

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Trusted Saskatoon Contractors at Liftech Concrete Levelling Explain Deep Foamjection™

Trusted Saskatoon Contractor Liftech Concrete Leveling Inc is your go-to Trusted Saskatoon Contractor for lifting and levelling sunken and uneven concrete. Traditional mud jacking, or slab jacking, is a remedy that’s been used for decades to raise sunken slabs. Now, there’s a newer, longer-lasting alternative available from Liftech Concrete Leveling. In their latest tip they explain Deep Foamjection™

Have you heard of Deep Foamjection™?

In some cases, traditional concrete levelling isn't enough to remedy the issues. Deep Foamjection™ is an advanced method that goes beyond traditional concrete raising techniques. It involves injecting foam at greater depths to enhance the soil's load-bearing capacity. Like tree roots spread out to stabilize the soil and prevent erosion, Deep Foamjection™ creates artificial root systems using foam.

By stabilizing and strengthening the soil, Deep Foamjection™ addresses the underlying causes of settling in structures, roads, or concrete pads. Unlike basic concrete lifting methods that may provide temporary solutions, Deep Foamjection™ tackles the root of the problem by targeting various depths.

Here are some key features and benefits of Deep Foamjection™:

  1. Upgrade to sub-surface concrete lifting: Deep Foamjection™ takes concrete lifting to a higher level by injecting foam deeper into the ground.

  2. Repair unstable soils: It stabilizes and strengthens the soil, mitigating the issues caused by unstable ground conditions.

  3. Enhanced foundation support: By creating a stronger foundation, Deep Foamjection™ ensures proper support for settled slabs and structures.

  4. Filling weak areas: Foam follows the path of least resistance, effectively filling weak spots and voids in the ground.

  5. Fissure and void filling: It fills fissures and voids in the soil, minimizing the risk of further settlement.

  6. Water displacement: The foam displaces collected water and eliminates voids that may be holding water.

  7. Increased load-bearing capacity: Deep Foamjection™ improves the load-bearing capacity of the subgrade, providing long-lasting support.

  8. Permanent repair: The foam used in Deep Foamjection™ maintains its shape and does not absorb ground water, ensuring a durable and lasting solution.

  9. Soil binding: The foam soaks into weak soils and expands, binding the soil particles together and creating a solid foundation.

  10. Environmentally friendly: Deep Foamjection™ does not leach harmful chemicals into the ground, making it an environmentally conscious choice.

Deep Foamjection™ offers a comprehensive and effective approach to addressing soil instability and settling issues, providing a long-term solution for concrete and structural repairs.

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Trusted Celebrates Partners Who Have Been Trusted in Saskatoon For Over 5 Years- since 2017

Our mission continues to be saving you time, money, and stress when choosing locally-owned businesses that serve Saskatoon and the surrounding area. This article is to celebrate and recognize the latest Saskatoon Businesses that have been Trusted Saskatoon partners for at least 5 years!

Wiebe Windows & More Trusted Saskatoon Window & Door Pros for over 5 years!

Founder, Bradley Wiebe has been in the construction industry and installing windows and doors in Saskatoon and the surrounding area since 2004. Bradley grew up outside Saskatoon on a farm and has always known the meaning of hard work. He took pride in helping his dad and mom on the family farm, Wiebe Windows & More Ltd. was founded in ­­­­­­2015 and Bradley welcomed his wife Anna to the business in 2019. Prior to that, Anna used to work at Trusted Saskatoon as an account manager, so she knows what it means to be Trusted! Anna now looks after the day-to-day administrative tasks and helps manage projects from start to finish, even lending a hand on-site when needed.


Wiebe Windows & More Supports The Saskatoon Community

Bradley and Anna believe in supporting the community and giving back whenever they can. As a family, they volunteer with the Mending Little Hearts Fund of Saskatchewan and sponsor their yearly CHAMPS camp The Mending Little Hearts Fund is a designated fund through the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation supporting heart families and pediatric cardiology right here in Saskatchewan! This fund is close to the Wiebe Windows & More family as their son William had open heart surgery in 2016. Wiebe Windows & More is committed to providing value to existing and future clients through work done with integrity, as well as contributing to building a strong community.

What Wiebe Windows & More clients say:

"We did a lot of renovations this past year. We got to experience the challenges of dealing with poor trades in Saskatoon. Wiebe Windows & More is NOT one of those. Brad and Anna were great. Installation was done properly, and the finished work was great. Brad has gone way beyond with after-sales support and service. These are great honest people doing a great job." - Dan Canfield, Saskatoon

Thank you Brad & Anna for your trust and for embodying what it means to be an integrity-driven local business and an outstanding Trusted Saskatoon Partner in the window & door category

K & S Contracting inc are Saskatoon General Contractors. Originally founded in 1998. At that time they operated part-time. They constructed decks and managed other small residential renovation projects. In 2007 they incorporated, it was at that time that Steve Ostapiw decided to expand the construction/ renovation business to a full-time operation specializing in foundations.
K & S are a small-town company, with small-town values working in the big city and they are committed to ensuring that they will never be too big to do the small jobs. They believe that every person and every project, no matter the size, deserves their time and attention.

At K & S Contracting, they take care of all of the paperwork, and that means as a customer you can be assured that the job is done right, according to all current codes and regulations.

  1. They apply for all building permits 
  2. They follow all building codes
  3. All projects are structurally engineered

Steve, the founder, and lead coordinator is living his passion and he clearly enjoys working with clients on their projects. Steve manages his team by leading from the front and is a hands-on leader who delivers and demands a high quality of work and ethics.

What K & S Contracting clients say:

"We hired Steve to demolish our attached screened in porch and deck and repair the roof where it attached to the house. Once we were quoted the price and we accepted it, work began less than 5 days later. All the work was done very professionally and efficiently. We were impressed with the prompt service and are very happy with the finished product. There was some urgency to the job in order to not damage the existing house roof and we were appreciative of Steve responding to us in a timely manner. We would definitely use K&S again and would recommend them and would not hesitate to use them in the future." - Terry Ullman, Saskatoon

Thank you Steve for your trust and for showcasing that you are an integrity-driven local business and an outstanding Trusted Saskatoon Partner in the contractor's category

Born and raised in Saskatoon, Clark Dziadyk's tagline is  "The Realtor in Your Neighbourhood"! Clark was taught what hard work meant at an early age while working for the family excavating business and he has carried that work ethic into his real estate practice. He has been involved in the building process of many homes, this experience afforded him a good knowledge about residential construction which he believes is a unique selling proposition as a Saskatoon Realtor®. He prides himself on the ability to be able to educate his clients and provide the highest level of service possible. His goal with each and every client is to gain their trust so they feel comfortable referring his name to their family and friends.       

What Clark's clients say:

"If you’re looking for a realtor that will listen to you and work WITH you then Clark is your guy! He is not only incredibly experienced and knowledgeable but also relatable, real and instantly trustworthy. He took a great deal of time at the beginning of the search process to discover exactly what it was I was looking for and brought me all the right options. I felt completely comfortable talking to him and bringing up any concerns I had and felt that he always had my best interests at heart. Clark is professional, genuine, resilient, efficient and a great communicator (and always quick to respond!). My family has used him for multiple deals over the last number of years and are grateful to call him a friend.
I cannot recommend Clark enough and would not hesitate for a second to call him if you need help buying or selling a home. He is without a doubt Saskatoon’s BEST! THANK YOU, CLARK!
As a side note, he works with an incredibly responsive and professional team which made the process even more smooth.." - Laura Schraeder , Saskatoon

Clark's exceptionally hard work ethic, ability to solve issues that arise, patience, and passion for helping people are the qualities that contribute to his success in the industry. We are exceptionally proud to promote and support Clark Dziadyz a Trusted Saskatoon Realtor will save you time, save you hassle and save you money. Our local Trusted Saskatoon team is committed to finding outstanding businesses like the five we have highlighted above. Be assured, ALL the businesses featured on our Saskatoon directory have been checked, and verified and are annually contracted to uphold the 5 TRUSTED GUARANTEES of service! 

5 Trusted Guarantees

  1. Provide the service and quality promised.

  2. Complete the job on time.

  3. Charge the price quoted with NO surprises.

  4. Communicate honestly and be responsive to customer needs.

  5. Resolve any issues with customer satisfaction in mind.

Trusted Saskatoon was founded on the principle that great local businesses deserve promotion. We know they are out there, we have found many already, and we work hard to find more. Please help us by nominating your favorite Saskatoon businesses here.

Trusted team brag about K & S Contracting Trusted Saskatoon Foundation And General Contractors

The Trusted Saskatoon Directory Team are thrilled to welcome Steve and Karen Ostapiw, owners of K & S Contracting are Saskatoon’s Trusted Contractor for ICF Foundations and you will find them in the the Saskatoon Contractors, Exteriors & Roofers category

K & S Contracting specialize in foundation repair for home owners across Saskatchewan; but they also offer general contracting services to Saskatoon and surrounding area including decks, fencing, custom building ( residential as well as light commercial ) and more! What really sets Steve and his company apart from the rest is the care and attention to detail that he displays to each of this clients.


As part of the in depth Trusted Directories verification process - see it all here, we speak to many of the applicant companies clients. We are always EXTRA vigilant when it comes to contractors, as we have all HEARD or dealt with horror stories in that category. WE were absolutely amazed with the comments, stories and experiences that K & S Contracting clients shared with us. All mentioned how great the communication was with Steve, his wife Karen and their team. They said that they made the construction process EASY! All rated K & S at least a 9 out of 10 ( most were 10/10) ! 

One lady we spoke to hired K & S Contracting after she suffered a house fire. If that wasn't bad enough, 6 of her pet animals perished in the fire. The team made sure not only to get her home repaired, but they also went to the trouble of getting pictures of each of her lost pets and hung those pictures in frames on the wall of her stairs to surprise her when she moved home....WOW!

When we asked Steve what his philosophy on business was , he smiled and  said simply ... " I like to do good things for good people"  

K & S Contracting are Trusted Saskatoon General Contractors and foundation specialists Contact them today "They will get you back on solid ground!"


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