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Materials used for waterproofing

27 January 2020

The definition of “waterproofing in buildings” is the use of materials applied to surfaces such as foundations, roofs, walls and other structural members of the...

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What is combination waterproofing?

7 August 2019

At Timberwise we have 50 years of experience in providing interior and external waterproofing solutions throughout the UK. We design and implement waterproofing systems in...

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The role of a Waterproofing Design Specialist

31 July 2019

When designing a waterproofing system for a basement there is one key document that needs to be adhered to – BS 8102 – The code...

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What’s the difference between basement tanking and basement waterproofing?

17 July 2018

For most people, a basement is just an old, musty storage space for your office where the Christmas tree, stationary or archived files live, however,...

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What’s the difference between a cellar and a basement?

23 April 2018

Here at Timberwise, we always actively listen to our customers, we know it’s the only way we can improve the quality of the service we...

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Our 5 Dream Basement Conversions

26 February 2015

Unlike building outwards and upwards, basement conversions are far more flexible; providing home owners with a vast range of opportunities to make their property better...

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Out with the old in with the new – Basement Waterproofing System Installation

13 January 2014

The Timberwise team in Chester were contacted by a home-owner who had suffered from a failed cavity drainage membrane, as a result of the alarm on the...

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Basement Waterproofing Advice – NEW Code of Practice from the PCA for Basement Waterproofing

31 July 2009

The Property Care Association (The PCA)  have drawn up a new code of practice relating to basement waterproofing systems. The new technical guide relates to...

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