Author Archives: James Hockey

Manchester Basement Conversion Firms stuck in the 90′s

I just wrote a post on my blog relating to discussions with a local supplier, who advised me that Manchester basement conversion firms are building in risk to systems by omitting battery back-up, this on the basis that clients … Continue reading

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TRACE Win Third Consecutive PCA Project of the Year Award (2015).

We attended the Property Care Association awards dinner this week held at Cambridge University, with high hopes of winning our third project of the year award, and thankfully the judges picked our entry: Trace win Project Of The Year of … Continue reading

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Basement Service Penetrations, how bad can it be?

An example of substantial water ingress and flooding, via unsealed service pipe penetrations. See my blog post at:

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Sat in a Muddy Hole in the Ground for Three Months (quality pump)!

We have used various pumps over the years, however now employ pumps supplied by Newton Waterproofing. One such example involves a temporary automatic 110v site pump, which we have had in place on a site where a retrofit land drain … Continue reading

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