New Build Properties

New Build Waterproofing for Properties & Basements

Protectahome provide New Build Waterproofing solutions for both domestic and commercial new build projects. We design and install New Build Waterproofing Systems for properties that are constructed fully below ground or on sloping sites. Often on sloping sites not all of the walls are earth retaining and therefore the Waterproofing needs to integrate with the above ground Damp Proofing measures. 

Land prices have risen in recent years and therefore it makes total sense to make the best use of a plot of land by including a basement in the new build project. The extra space created can provide an extra layer of living, leisure, retail or storage space for a relatively modest additional cost.

  • New Build Waterproofing
    Protectahome Surveyor and Technician on site during Type C (Drained Protection) Cavity Drain Membrane Installation to New Build Project.
  • Protectahome Technician applying Type A (Barrier Protection) Liquid Membrane.
    Protectahome Technician applying Type A (Barrier Protection) Liquid Membrane prior to installation of external Type C (Drained Protection) Membrane to new build project.
  • New Build Waterproofing
    Type A (Barrier Protection) Liquid Membrane applied with Type C (Drained Protection) Internal and External Membrane installation underway.
  • Basement Waterproofing New Build Waterproofing Experts
    Cavity Drain Membrane Installation as part of Type C (Drained Protection) Waterproofing System.
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    Protectahome Surveyor Inspecting Flooded Basement

Waterproofing Design Phase

Ideally, as designers and installers of bespoke waterproofing systems, the earlier we are involved with the design process the better as we can ensure that the right type of Waterproofing is specified which will be matched to ground conditions, structure and end use. We can also ensure that the installation process will fit in with the build programme.

We have over 38 years’ experience in providing guaranteed Waterproofing solutions for different types of structures and for various end uses, including: Commercial, Domestic and Historic projects. Protectahome have the systems and experience to provide high quality effective Waterproofing on time and on budget.

Protectahome designs and installations fully comply with BS8102:2022 (The British Standard Code of Practice for the protection of below ground Structures against water ingress) and warranty provider (NHBC, LABC, Premier Guarantee) requirements. Our designs take into account Soil Analysis Investigations and geologist reports so that we may design a bespoke waterproofing solution for each project.
Basement Waterproofing CSSW
  • NHBC Approved Waterproofer
  • LABC Approved Waterproofing Contractor

Remedial Waterproofing Solutions

We are frequently asked to inspect newly built properties where the Waterproofing provided during the construction phase has failed and the basement is leaking ground water or suffering from dampness. Our surveyors are experienced at analysing and identifying what has gone wrong and providing a remedial Waterproofing solution to overcome the problems being experienced. It is not unusual for us to find that inexperienced, non specialist labour has been used to apply a Waterproofing system or that the specified design is flawed.
Whether you’re the contractor, architect, end client or other, we would be happy to discuss your waterproofing requirements.

For more information on the Waterproofing systems designed and installed by Protectahome and associated services we provide, please see our Case Studies page or to book a Survey please Contact Us on 0800 055 6966 or alternatively email us via Guaranteed Waterproofing, Damp Proofing, Dry Rot, Woodworm

Type C (Drained Protection) Cavity Drain Membrane Installed to New Build Project
Type C (Drained Protection) Cavity Drain Membrane Installed to New Build Project
Internal and External Combined New Build Waterproofing
Internal and External Combined New Build Waterproofing
New Build Waterproofing
Site Inspection on New Build Project, Membrane installed to Retaining Wall
Tanking Process underway with Swimming Pool foundation complete
Newton Geodrain and Protective Boards Installed with Backfill Completed
Stages of Cavity Drain Membrane, Insulation and Internal Blockwork Installation
Stages of Cavity Drain Membrane, Insulation and Internal Blockwork Installation
Waterproofing Process underway with Swimming Pool foundation complete
Waterproofing Process underway with Swimming Pool foundation complete

Waterproofing Case Studies

Ridgeway Hill, Newport

The Project: New build luxury development of three storey homes constructed on a sloping site. The semi-basement, lower ground floors, required waterproofing.

Wilko Distribution Centre, Monmouthshire

The Project: Refurbishment of a 900,000 sq. ft. Wilkinson’s warehouse and distribution centre. The refurbishment included necessary tanking works to several conveyor belt and lift pit areas.

Alexandra Park, Nottingham

The Project: Developed by an award winning designer, construction of 15 individually designed luxury 4 & 5 bed homes in Nottingham. Due to the site topography, almost all of the properties featured a semi-basement requiring waterproofing.

Best Western, Aston Hall Hotel, Nr. Sheffield

The Project: The construction of a detached, part retaining, new build function and events building for the Best Western Aston Hall Hotel near Sheffield.

St Aubyn’s Rise, Tiverton, Devon

The Project: Development of 14 3 & 4 bedroom detached luxury homes set within the picturesque Exe Valley near Tiverton, Devon. The development site significantly slopes from front to rear resulting in several of the plots being built into the hillside.

B&B Barn Conversion, Usk, Monmouthshire

The Project: Barn conversion to B&B accommodation. The earth retaining elements of this barn conversion required specialist waterproofing to protect the finishes from water ingress from the ground.

Former Stuart Crystal Factory, Stourbridge, West Midlands

The Project: To restore & convert the former Stuart Crystal Factory in Wordsley, Stourbridge to provide a mix of commercial & residential space. Specialist waterproofing works required during the restoration.

Horizon Apartments, Ogmore-by-Sea, South Wales

The Project: 7 award winning, luxury new build apartments complete with stunning sea views on the South Wales Heritage Coastline at Ogmore-by-Sea. Partially retaining, the […]

Hertford College, Oxford University

The Project: To waterproof a wine cellar within the prestigious Old Buildings Quadrangle of Hertford College, Oxford University.

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