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Experiencing damp issues from your solum or sub floor is a very common problem. Your underfloor can be a breeding ground for damp, rot and animal problems and can be costly to repair.

Prevention of these problems before they begin is recommended as not only will solum or sub floor waterproofing prevent these problems, it will improve ventilation and also save you money on energy bills as warm air will be retained in your home and cold air will not be able to flow up through your solum & sub floor.

Solum & Sub floor waterproofing solutions

A solum & sub floor vapour barrier can be installed which will keep out any moisture and help retain heat in the property and not allow any cold air to rise up through the property. Our CleanSpace encapsulation system completely blocks off any porous concrete walls, solum or sub floor vents, pipe penetrations and various other gaps and holes. This ensures that the solum or sub floor stays completely dry which will stop any risk of dry rot and wet rot, damp and infestation.

Wise Basement Systems is a leading provider of cellar waterproofing solutions and has solum & sub floor experience and qualifications from many different professional memberships such as the Property Care Association (PCA) and Structural Waterproofing Association. Our surveyors are trained to CSSW (Certified Surveyor of Structural Waterproofing) standards. Put together with our 10-year solum & sub floor guarantee you can have peace of mind that we will have the right solution for your solum or sub floor.

Common cellar waterproofing problems

If a solum & sub floor waterproofing course is not correctly installed then the original problem of dampness by water ingress will continue to show up. Wise Basement Systems use the latest innovations within cellar waterproofing which can transform even the most soiled and polluted cellar into a habitable living area. Wise Basement Systems use a patented solution which includes a 10-year cellar & basement guarantee, which can be transferred to a new owner, for peace of mind.

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Underfloors are one of the main causes of energy loss in your home due to cold air rising up through it in the winter months.

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underfloor vapour barrier

Underfloor vapour barrier

An underfloor vapour barrier can be installed which will seal the underfloor from the earth and outside air which will improve the humidity levels in your home.

Underfloor vapour barriers

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Underfloor ventilation

Traditional underfloor ventilation allows cold, damp air to move upwards to the living area of your home. Take a look at different solutions on how to alleviate this problem.

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Contact us about cellar waterproofing

For additional information and help on solum & sub floor waterproofing contact us on 0808 256 4538 or contact us online using our contact form.

Alternatively, you can request a basement and cellar survey online or check out the links below for further information.

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