a family with a property in Ilkley, West Yorkshire found that they needed
extra space they decided to convert their damp unused basement into a
new kitchen, utility room and WC.
work could commence the existing basement had to be stripped out prior to
the installation of a cavity drain membrane system to the walls and
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. New partition walls were
created to form the three separate areas along with new plumbing and
replastering was carried out to the walls and ceilings allowing the client
to then have the kitchen fitted and the decorating completed.
The family now
benefits from a useable waterproof basement and a long term guarantee.
study has been submitted by a member and the British Structural
Waterproofing Association accepts no responsibility for its content.