Below Ground Waterproofing Solution for a New-Build, Surrey
Newton System 100 Cementitous Products and System 500 Cavity Drain Products installed to provide complete below ground waterproofing protection to this new basement
Newton Specialist Basement Contractor Dry Waterproofing Ltd was commissioned by the client to provide a robust and guaranteed structural waterproofing system for this new-build basement, which was to be used as an extended part to their upper level new addition. The form of construction consists of contiguous piles with shuttered reinforced concrete walls in front and a reinforced concrete floor slab, thus creating a concrete box.
- Newton 101F Cementitious Membrane & Newton 102 WaterPlug
As part of the overall scheme of waterproofing this basement, Dry Waterproofing Ltd applied Newton 102 WaterPlug compound, as well as Newton 101F, which is a hydraulic rapid setting cementitious product that stems the water flow permeating through the structural joints and cementitious tanking slurry.
- Newton Lime Inhibitor
After this, the walls and floor surfaces were treated with Newton Lime Inhibitor by spray application, to prevent/reduce lime scale forming.
- Newton Titan-Pro White Sump Pump System
The Newton Titan-Pro White sump pump system was then installed, which consisted of a pre-formed sump liner, two submersible pumps, a battery back-up facility also a pumps control panel with a high water level alarm.
- Newton 508 Cavity Drain Membrane
Newton 508 (8mm studded) cavity drain membrane was then mechanically fixed to the walls with Newton MultiPlugs.
- Newton Basedrain
Newton Basedrain incorporating jetting ports and a condensation strip was then fitted against the wall membrane at the base of the walls and linked to the sump and pump chamber.
- Closed Cell Floor Insulation & Newton Floor Membrane
Finally, close cell floor insulation was mechanically fixed with screws and washers to the floor slab. This method is carried out when floating floors such as flooring grade chipboard is being used as a floor finish – as was the case here.
The floor insulation was then overlaid with Newton floor membrane, which was then sealed to walls and around the sump chamber with Newton preparatory sealing Ropes, Tapes and Overtape.
A fast track and sympathetic approach to waterproofing this below ground structure was achieved. It enabled the client’s builder to install an independent metal track dry lining system without fear of compromising the waterproofing systems, with the client benefiting from having a long term meaningful guarantee from the Newton Specialist Basement Waterproofing Contractor.
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