Unit 3 Holm Industrial Estate Moffat DG109JU
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Basement Waterproofing & Tanking


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Fixrot.co.uk are leading experts in the field of Basement Waterproofing in Dumfries and Galloway. We use high-quality equipment to waterproof basements and cellars in domestic and commercial properties throughout the following areas:

  • Dumfries & Galloway
  • The South of Scotland
  • The North of England
  • Glasgow
  • Edinburgh

We provide basement waterproofing, also known as tanking. This is a process we use to stop structures or properties built at ground level or below from leaking as a result of water pressure. The two main methods of tanking we use include:

  1. Cementitious structural waterproofing
  2. Cavity drain membrane

With years of experience caring for properties, our experts can determine which method would be most suitable for your property with a thorough damp survey. For further information about damp proofing, or to arrange a free, no obligation survey, simply contact our expert team today.

01 Cementitious Structural Waterproofing

  • A waterproof layer of plaster is applied to the structure to prevent moisture from penetrating the wall.
  • We can only use this method if the structure of the building can withstand the added pressure from water already present in the walls.
  • The building must be in a stable environment (no subsidence) and should not be subject to vibrations which may cause the plaster to crack and leak.

02 Cavity Drain Membrane

  • A waterproof membrane is attached to the walls so moisture drains to a location where it’s easily pumped out.
  • This method is ideal if your structure cannot withstand the added pressure of water against the walls, or if your home is subject to vibrations.