13 Jan
Waterproofing at Listed Hotel Complex by Trace Basement Systems

New case study up on the site illustrating works undertaken to address issues of dampness and water penetration at the River Rooms, the Mill & Old Swan, Minster Lovell.  Trace acted as main contractior on the scheme, managing the strip out, waterproofing and reinstatement works in-house, from design through to completion.  Full case study at […]

7 Jan
Keeping players feet dry at Bolton Wanderers Training Ground.

New case studies going up on our site at the moment including a nice remedial waterproofing project at Bolton Wanderers training ground : http://tracebasementsystems.co.uk/bolton-wanderers-training-ground.php It goes without saying, we are all huge Wanderers fans at Trace !

6 Jan
Clients that get it.

When dealing with waterproofing and basement design, there are typically options in respect of the methods or 'types' of system that could be selected, with the objective of creating a dry basement which stays dry in the long term. Different systems provide different levels of protection/risk and so what we are always interested in, is the lowest risk system.  […]

12 Nov
Why do so many people have waterproofing problems, could it be that it's not being designed & installed properly?

In the last month 21 people have visited our website, inputting search terms suggesting that they have problems in their basement, and we are but one company in an industry of many.  Some examples being: "basement tanking failure" "waterproofing failing" "remedy failed tanking systems". Why is this?  The answer in our own opinion, is that […]

2 Nov
Drained Protection Waterproofing & Under Floor Heating (Pic).

Photo showing how clip rails can be used to install under-floor heating systems over waterproofing membranes.

1 Nov
Fixing what resin injection waterproofing fails to fix.

Starting a job today which involves catching high level water penetration in a concrete car-park, and diverting it to a safe location using drainage membranes.  A previous repair was attemtped using resin injection, however this did not stop the penetration, with a typical example shown below: Where carefully designed and installed, drainage membranes can in […]

25 Oct
The Moral Dilemma of Waterproofing Product Suppliers.

The Moral Dilemma of Waterproofing Product Suppliers: Do you sell to people that don't do it properly, or not?

13 Oct
Case studies incoming~

New case studies published on the Trace Basement Systems & Trace Remedial Building Services website.

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