Tanking

Would you like to use your cellar or basement for a living area, but it’s exposed to dampness and condensation problems? Facts you should know in search of tanking services in London.

There can be situations when floors and walls can be affected by dampness below the ground floor! If the water level is higher than the ground floor, damp proofing alone will not offer sufficient protection against water seepage and dampness. Gaza Builders is known to provide Tanking services in London; which is basically Structural Waterproofing or more commonly known as “Tanking”

The basic approach the construction professionals at Gaza builders adopt is to first analyze the whole problem and plan out and suggest the required remedies related to the tanking problem with our client. Our professionals have a vast experience of dealing with different types basement waterproofing and installation depending on the situation; so we have the solution of your basement tanking problem.

Having extra space would have always been your dream; at Gaza builders our professionals are experts to covert the cellars and basements you have been always wished for. Damp walls is also another big problem faced by many homeowners which might lead to other problems in your basement or cellar such as moisture in timber or the wood flooring has started to rot construction professional at Gaza builders are experts in this filed and you can rely on us any type of tanking service in London.

Impact of weather conditions:

Adverse weather conditions also leave a huge impact on our houses, floods and heavy rains cause massive damage and it’s another reason for cracking, dampness and water leakage in our cellars and basements. The tanking service provided by the professionals of Gaza builders keeps your homes or building watertight which will eventually prevent any damage caused by unexpected water pressure. Therefore it is very important to seek professional tanking services while building your new home or building.

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Remedies of failed tanking services:

Tanking professional at Gaza builders have not only provided the concrete solutions to the problems related to the tanking services but we have long list of clients who have faced failed tanking services and reached us for help. Some of the very common failed tanking services we have come across are:

  • Efflorescent salts emerging again due to moisture.
  • Tanking service failure caused by the use of cement in the remedy.
  • Failed waterproofing
  • Failed basement or cellar conversion where water seepage has ruined the whole conversion project

There are 3 types of Tanking techniques described by BS 8102:2009:

Type A, Type B and Type C there is a 4th option, which is a combination of using 2 Types, all use various or different chemicals and materials to protect the property and if required provide living space. Before commence works, we would consult, with you (and possibly a surveyor), before deciding on the best type of treatment suitable for your property. For more detailed information on Tanking services in London or materials and techniques used please contact us. We will be more than willing to assist your queries.

Damp walls is also another big problem faced by many homeowners which might lead to other problems in your basement or cellar such as moisture in timber or the wood flooring has started to rot construction professional at Gaza builders are experts in this filed and you can rely on us any type of tanking service in London.