French Drain Systems for BC Basements

Different problems call for different tools to fix them. In the same way that we wouldn't use a hammer to pound in a screw, we wouldn't use generic piping to waterproof a basement.

At BC Basement Systems, we have the drainage solution you need to create dry, usable space in your basement or crawl space. We have specialized basement drain systems that we customize for your unique problem -- no matter what that problem may be. For a free basement waterproofing quote in Vernon, Kamloops, Kelowna, Quesnel, Penticton, Williams Lake, Nelson, Salmon Arm, Castlegar, West Kelowna, Westbank, Trail, Coldstream, Oyama, Armstrong, Chase, Winfield and the surrounding British Columbia area, call or e-mail us today! Our installations take 1-2 days.

The WaterGuard® Drainage System

Illustration of an exterior French drain system installed around the perimeter of a home

Our most popular drainage system, WaterGuard® is the ideal solution for most basement waterproofing applications.

Unlike old-fashioned drain tile systems installed on the outside of the home, WaterGuard® is installed just underneath the perimeter edge of the basement floor.

WaterGuard® Specifications

  • Includes wall flange with 3/8" opening to collect water from walls -- There's no gap on the basement floor to let humidity into the space or to collect debris.
  • Able to waterproof concrete block foundation walls -- Weep holes are drilled at the bottom of the blocks to drain the hollow cavities.
  • Will not clog with mud -- The system sits on top of the footing, away from the "mud zone" underneath your floor. Water is collected without the risk of clogs that would halt your system.



DryTrak® Monolithic Floor Drain

Illustration of our perimeter drainage system installed in a basement

As a baseboard drainage system, DryTrak® installs above the floor and along the inside perimeter of the basement.

If you have a monolithic foundation, meaning that your floor and footing were poured as one piece, this is the only drainage system that's appropriate. DryTrak® is also perfect for other applications when jackhammering the floor is not an option-- in basements with radiant heat, for example.

 

DryTrak® Specifications

  • Installs without jackhammering a drain channel -- Your monolithic floor (and your foundation footing) will not be damaged during installation.
  • Able to waterproof concrete block foundation walls -- As with WaterGuard®, weep holes are drilled at the bottom of the block to drain cavities.
  • Will not collect mud or debris -- As a sealed basement drain that is placed on top of your basement floor and against the wall, there is no opening for debris to collect in the system from the basement floor.

Other Drainage Systems

Along with our WaterGuard® and DryTrak® systems, we offer all of the following specialized drainage systems:

French drain for crawl space waterproofing SmartPipe:
Crawl Space Drainage
grated French drain system for waterproofing entryways TrenchDrain:
Grated Basement Drain
French drain with large openings to prevent clogging from iron ochre WaterGuard® IOS:
Iron Ochre System
wall flange designed to direct water to a French drain system FlowGuard:
Thin Floor System

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our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Anglemont
  • Armstrong
  • Avola
  • Barriere
  • Blind Bay
  • Blue River
  • Canoe
  • Castlegar
  • Celista
  • Chase
  • Cherryville
  • Clearwater
  • Coldstream
  • Douglas Lake
  • Eagle Bay
  • Enderby
  • Falkland
  • Grindrod
  • Heffley Creek
  • Kelowna
  • Lake Country
  • Lavington
  • Lee Creek
  • Little Fort
  • Lumby
  • Magna Bay
  • Malakwa
  • Mara
  • Mclure
  • Mica Creek
  • Nelson
  • Penticton
  • Pinantan Lake
  • Pritchard
  • Quilchena
  • Revelstoke
  • Salmon Arm
  • Scotch Creek
  • Sicamous
  • Sorrento
  • St Ives
  • Swansea Point
  • Tappen
  • Trail
  • Valemount
  • Vavenby
  • Vernon
  • West Kelowna
  • Westbank
  • Westwold
Our Locations:

BC Basement Systems
386 Totem Avenue Unit 31
Kelowna, BC V1X5W6
1-250-984-2302
Service Area For BC Basement Systems