How is a Foundation Liner Installed?

A foundation liner can do many things for your home. First, it is an added layer of defense against the inevitable wear and tear that will happen over time. In Utah this means keeping unwanted moisture away from your foundation so that it will stay dry and secure. With that added protection also comes savings as you avoid unnecessary and potentially very costly repairs.

A foundation liner is also a way to increase the curb appeal of your home. While backside of your foundation liner is working to protect your home, the outside comes in a variety of patterns, colors, and textures to add an undeniable element of beauty to your home. No matter what your style, there is a foundation liner for you. Besides being something that you enjoy looking at, a foundation liner will also increase the value of your property.

With so many cons, it is easy to decide that a foundation liner is for you. Once you’ve made that decision you’re probably looking forward to the next step, installation. Just what should you expect? How is a foundation liner installed?

Ideally, you are in the process of building a new home and have decided to add a foundation liner. Or perhaps you’re doing a major remodel. This will allow the easiest and best access to the foundation, which means installation will be easiest. When you add a foundation liner to a new build or major remodel you will get the best odds of increased protection for your foundation.

As construction is underway, your foundation liner will be installed while the foundation is still visible. It will be up to you, the company installing your foundation liner, and the company doing the construction whether or not your foundation liner is installed directly to solid wall or on top of insulation. Rivets or adhesives are used to fasten the foundation liner to your home. There are also options for matching trim and fasteners too.

If you’re living in an existing home and you are interested in a foundation liner, you still have the options! In fact, it is never too late to add a foundation liner. As long as your foundation is in good shape, adding a foundation liner after the fact is no problem. In order to install the liner you will need to have access to the foundation. In some instances this may require some digging and removal of landscape to get proper access. Then, like installation on new construction, the liner is added to your home, fastened, and trimmed accordingly.

Finding a company you trust to install your foundation liner can be a tough choice. The good news is Windowell Expressions has been manufacturing custom foundation liners (as well as window well liners) since 1995. Designed specifically to withstand all weather conditions, you can rest assured that your foundation liner won’t crack, harden or chip. With color actually blended into the materials you won’t have to worry about color fading or scratching either. For a high quality foundation liner from a reputable and experienced company, look no further than Windowell Expressions.