Looking for the best basement waterproofing paint? As a homeowner with an old basement, I’ve read just about every article and watched just about every Youtube video about basement waterproofing. In this post, we will talk about the types of basement waterproofing paint, how well they perform, and discuss the best brands.

 

 

Types of basement waterproofing paint

There are several different types of basement waterproofing paints. What most homeowners might think of as basement waterproofing paint is actually a basement waterproofing sealant. If I were to classify the types of paints/sealants I would classify them like so:

Basement waterproofing paint – paints that have a water-repelling quality. These paints have a consistency similar to normal pain that you would use on a normal bedroom wall. ePaint this would include paints like DryLok® and Killz.

Rubberized basement waterproofing paint/sealer – this kind of sealant has a consistency of liquefied rubber. It can be rolled on. It creates a rubberized film.barrier. Some rubberized paints can be used on the interior walls of your basement while others can be used on exterior basement walls.

Liquid basement waterproofing sealants – These sealants are usually a clear liquid that can be applied by spraying the solution on the walls of your basement.

Best Basement Waterproofing Paint

drylok-basement-waterproofing-paintDrylok® is probably one of the most popular brands of basement waterproofing paint on the market. Both original Drylok® and Drylok Extreme® have 4+ star ratings on Amazon.com. The difference between the two products is the o