Basement tanking solutions for damp basements in Poynton
Basement flooding or damp can cause a wide range of problems, not least in terms of the damage to your property and possessions. When left unchecked, nuisance water has the potential to lead to long-term damp which proves extremely expensive to eradicate. Here at Pure Basement Systems we offer a range of basement tanking systems for homeowners in Poynton, with options suitable for all styles of property.
Basement tanking designed to protect your home in Poynton
Unfortunately there are some homes at risk of flooding in Poynton, thanks to their location close to Poynton Brook. Flash-flooding, caused by unusually heavy rainfall has also caused flooding problems in the past. With this in mind, prevention is definitely better than cure and regardless of whether your home has already been affected, the sensible option is to ensure that it is protected for the future.
If your property is prone to damp or flooding, rest assured that you are not alone. The majority of basements suffer from at least some level of damp and it is estimated that groundwater flooding affects several hundred thousand homes throughout the UK, with basements being at particular risk.
Groundwater flooding happens when water rises up from underground rocks, with the majority of problems occurring after significant rainfall. In low-lying areas such as Poynton, groundwater tends to flow from higher areas, causing the water table to rise. Groundwater moves much more slowly than surface water which means it takes much longer to dissipate than surface flooding, meaning your property is wet for a sustained length of time. Not only is this extremely inconvenient, it is also likely to exacerbate damage to your home and possessions.
There are a number of steps we can take to prevent groundwater or surface floodwater from entering your home. Our team of CSSW (Cerfified Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing) Surveyors are specially trained in the design and installation of basement taking systems and will use their expertise to develop a solution to meet your individual requirements. Sump pumps, for example, are ideal for basements which aren’t used and will work away in the background to remove unwanted water. Basements which been converted are usually best suited to a basement tanking membrane system, designed to prevent damp and moisture entering the area. In some cases a combined membrane and sump pump solution may be required and our team will provide you with professional advice and guidance.
Contact Pure Basement Systems to find out more
Ensuring your basement is dry and protected from flooding will safeguard your home with the problems associated with damp, helping to add value to your home and lifestyle. Here at Pure Basement Systems our team have decades of experience in designing and installing basement tanking systems for homes in Poynton and if you would like to find out more, or to arrange a free, no-obligation survey, please don’t hesitate to get in touch today.