From a leaky basement to further living space in Leeds


When a family with a property in West Yorkshire decided that they needed extra space for their growing brood, they craved a new kitchen, utility room and WC – and, working closely with the client, Timberwise helped turn their plans into the extra space that they longed for.

The Waterproofing Solution Methodology

Timberwise Waterproofing Design Specialists recommended a Type C waterproofing systems, cavity drain membrane is an internally applied to the basement walls and floors. To protect the floor an insulated moisture resistant floating floor was installed. This would enable carpet or wood flooring to be laid without fear of moisture spoiling the furnishings.

It was essential that Timberwise’s Cavity Drain Membrane was used in conjunction with a sump and pump, the sump pump stands in a hole which was dug in the lowest part of the customers basement. As the pit fills with water, the pump kicks in. The sump pump drives the water out of the pit through the pipes which will run away from your home to a spot where the water can drain away from your foundation.

New partition walls were created to form the 3 separate areas along with new plumbing and electrics. Finally, plastering was carried out on the walls and ceilings allowing the client to then have the kitchen fitted and the decorating completed.

Contact our Residential Waterproofing Specialists

You can trust Timberwise to provide you with the right basement waterproofing systems to solve your damp basement problem. Don’t hesitate to contact Timberwise by calling on 0800 288 8660 or you can request a survey online.

A survey through Timberwise will allow our waterproofing contractors to be able to identify the full extent of the problem and determine whether further basement solutions may be necessary for your property.

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