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Learn how to avoid
expensive mistakes in your

Design &


Avoid expensive mistakes

Building or converting a basement could be an excellent and fast solution to obtain extra room below a home! However, rooms built underground entail additional problems, most of them regarding dampness and water penetration. Claims of this nature can impact on all parts involved in a basement project such as the house builder, the contractor or the developer.

If you’re planning to build or convert a cellar, our guide will assist you to AVOID EXPENSIVE MISTAKES in your basement design and construction.

  • Learn how to avoid hydrostatic pressure and why this is crucial to protect your property

  • Understand how the Site Investigation Survey is carried out

  • Find out about the Structural Considerations and types of tanking

Waterproofing design can deeply impact the structure of the whole construction. Specialists usually recommend to get a waterproofing system designed, installed and guaranteed by a single company that is backed by insurance. You can now learn how to meet insurers requirements with our FREE guide.

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What's included in the guide?

This ebook will give you all the information you need to carry out a correct design and construction of a new or converted cellar.

Contents of the guide include:

  • Why is the waterproofing design so important?

  • What’s taken into consideration during the Site Investigation Survey?

  • What are the Building Structural Considerations?

  • Which are the most commonly used types of tanking?

  • How do I protect myself or my company from any possible future claims?

  • What’s the legal framework to convert or construct a basement?


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