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Sound waterproofing design is vitally important to the success of any structure below ground level.
Whether you need a waterproofing system designed at a pre-construction stage or a system designed around an existing structure, the experts at Wise Basement Systems can design a functional and effective waterproofing system that will keep your space dry.
Wise Basement Systems can design a bespoke basement waterproofing system that fits your needs.
When constructing or renovating a structure below ground level a waterproofing specialist should always be included as part of the design team. Waterproofing is so vital that the British Standards Institute even dedicates part of its BS 8102:2009 code of practice to the role a waterproofing specialist plays in any project below ground level.
In the past an architect has often taken responsibility for waterproofing design, however many would acknowledge that they lack the training or expertise necessary to consider themselves waterproofing specialists.
This highlights the importance of involving experts like Wise Basement Systems to make sure your project is fit for purpose.
When deciding the best method for designing a waterproofing system, Wise Basement systems always follow the recommendations within The British Standards Institute BS8102:2009 "Code of Practice for Protection of Below Ground Structures Against Water From the Ground". This code of practice covers the different types of waterproofing available and also details the performance grade a system needs to achieve.
Wise Basement Systems can provide waterproofing systems for all 3 types of waterproofing defined in BS8102
Below ground level waterproofing systems come under three separate types - Types A,B and C:
Which of the above is applied will depend entirely on the end result your project requires. Our expert surveyors and technicians will be able to explain, design and install the appropriate type for you.
Waterproofing systems are also be subject to a grade rating. This grade relates to how effective the waterproofing system needs to be.
Again, the grade required by each individual project is different and Wise Basement Systems will be able to recommend the appropriate grade of waterproofing for you.
Wise Basement Systems can do more than just help with the design of a waterproofing system. Click the links below to see how we can oversee the whole process from initial consultation do implimenting the project.
Could your project benefit from the experience and expertise of Wise Basement Systems? Our qualified waterproofing specialists will provide the guidance and technical know how that your project requires.Consultancy
When a new property is built with an earth retaining wall it is imperative that sound waterproofing is in place to make the property suitable for domestic living. See how Wise Basement Systems can implement structural waterproofing in new builds.Construction
If you are looking for a waterproofing design specialist to figure out the best system for you, call Wise Basement Systems on 0808 256 4538 or click to contact your local branch.
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