Basement Waterproofing, Damp Proofing and Tanking in Manchester & the North West

This website is designed to provide an information resource for homeowners and construction professionals considering works within wet & decayed buildings, basements, cellars and other below ground structures.

We have taken a no nonsense approach to this by concentrating on the provision of accurate advice (backed by evidence and reasoning), so that clients can understand our approach and ultimately make informed decisions in respect of their properties and investments.  All content is written by qualified Technical staff and all photography is of our making.

Trace are a long established and respected family owned and run business, employing a tightly-knit team of qualified construction professionals specialising in the fields of:

  • Basement waterproofing design & installation.
  • Tanking analysis & remediation.
  • Basement conversion & cellar conversion
  • Rising damp and other general problems of moisture and timber rot in buildings, above and below ground

We have great experience of dealing with a wide variety of basement waterproofing & tanking systems, from installation at the new-build stage through to basement conversion, cellar conversion, and investigation & remedial repair of failed basement waterproofing & tanking systems.

Our company was founded in 1974. as North West Damp Proof Services Ltd. initially specialising in damp proofing and timber treatments, however today we trade as Trace Basement Systems and Trace Remedial Building Services, working on a wider variety of specialist preservation and basement waterproofing activities, in a wider area than Manchester & North West England.