Basement Waterproofing Direct carries out basement and cellar tanking throughout London, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. As the basement waterproofing specialists we can design specify and install all types of basement waterproofing system.

Basement Waterproofing Direct design and install basement waterproofing systems to BS8102:2009 standard, creating habitable spaces in existing damp and dark cellars as well as in new-build properties.

BS 8102:2009 Code of practice for below ground structures against water from ground

Waterproofing to basement is covered by BS8102:2009 which specifies the ‘Grade’ and ‘Performances Level’ for the design of the waterproofing based upon the end use of the basement. see table below


Example of basement usagePerformance levels  


Car pCar park, plant rooms (excluding electrical equipment), workshop

Some seepage and damp areas tolerable, dependent on the intended use, Local drainage might be necessary to deal with seepage.


Plant rooms and workshops requiring A drier environment, storage areas

No water penetrating acceptable, Damp areas tolerable, Ventilation the intended use


Ventilated residential and commercial areas including offices, restaurants etc.

No water penetrating cceptable,Ventilation, dehumidification or air conditionnecessary, appropriate to the intended use.

Whether your home is brand new or has been around for generations, one of the most important things is that it is properly waterproofed. Water damage not only causes countless problems to the structure of the house it can greatly affecting its sell on value. However, dampness can also damage your own personal valuable possessions. It can also damage the paintwork and finishings in your home. For this reason, we suggest that you ensure that your home is properly waterproofed.

Dealing with the consequences of water damage can be extremely costly, especially large issues on your roof, walls or below ground. For this reason, it is vital that you perform regular checks on all areas of your home. Particularly where water may penetrate the property above or below ground level and cause damage, this will stop any potential problems before they escalate.

We work both above and below ground level when it comes to property waterproofing. Our aim is to ensure that your whole home can be waterproofed. For this reason, we ensure that both above and below your home is protected from any damage. We can damp proof your home as well as ensure that your basement is waterproofed with one of our basement waterproofing systems. We are specialists in keeping water out!