CASE STUDIES

Basement Waterproofing - British Embassy, Algiers, Algeria

 

Remit

 

London Waterproofing Solutions (LWS) were asked by main contractor OSI Contracts to design and install a suitable waterproofing system in the basement within the British Embassy in Algeria.

 

Outcome

As the project was complex, the decision was made to send one of the qualified installation teams from LWS out to Algeria to complete the project. 

 

 

Materials Specified

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA 20 Membrane

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Twin Pump x 2

  • ULTRA Free Lime Sealer

 

 

www.londonwaterproofingsolutions.co.uk

 

London Waterproofing Solutions are an approved installer of ULTRA Membrane Systems

Basement waterproofing in Algeria

Basement waterproofing in Algeria

ULTRA 20mm cavity membrane

ULTRA 20mm cavity membrane

ULTRA Basement tanking system

ULTRA Basement tanking system

20mm cavity membrane on floor

20mm cavity membrane on floor

Structural waterproofing to basement

Structural waterproofing to basement

Installing tanking membrane

Installing tanking membrane

Lime sealer applied to basement

Lime sealer applied to basement

Aqua channel being prepared

Aqua channel being prepared

Basement Waterproofing - Onne, Nigeria

 

Remit

 

Structural Waterproofing Services Ltd were asked to design and install a suitable waterproofing system in the basement of this large scale project in Onne, Nigeria.

The underground structure of this large port terminal needed to have a Grade 2 environment.

 

Outcome

Working closely with the CSSW qualified waterproofing surveyor at ULTRA Membrane Systems, it was decided that a Type C Cavity Membrane System would be the best option internally along with a flexible cementitious coating.

 

 

Materials Specified

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA 20 Membrane

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Twin Pump x 2

  • ULTRA Free Lime Sealer

 

 

www.swservicesltd.com

 

Structural Waterproofing Services Ltd are an approved installer of ULTRA Membrane Systems

Port terminal, Nigeria

Port terminal, Nigeria

Construction of a large port terminal in Onne, Nigeria.

Concrete pour into basement

Concrete pour into basement

Concrete is being poured into the basement

Steel reinforcement installed

Steel reinforcement installed

Steel reinforcement is being lowered into position

Free Lime Sealer

Free Lime Sealer

To prevent limescale, Free Lime sealer is being applied to new concrete on basement walls and floor

Concrete on ULTRA 20mm Membrane

Concrete on ULTRA 20mm Membrane

Concrete is being laid on top of the ULTRA 20mm Floor Membrane

ULTRA 8mm Membrane on walls

ULTRA 8mm Membrane on walls

As part of the cavity drainage system, ULTRA 8mm Membrane has been fitted to the basement walls

Sealed membrane joints

Sealed membrane joints

All joints have been sealed with double sided tape and 150mm wide cornertape

Repair work to concrete

Repair work to concrete

The concrete required some repair work before the ULTRA cavity membrane system could be applied in this basement

Concrete joint filling

Concrete joint filling

The concrete joints needed to be grouted and repaired

ULTRA 8mm and ULTRA 20mm membrane

ULTRA 8mm and ULTRA 20mm membrane

ULTRA 8mm Membrane has been fitted to basement walls along with ULTRA 20mm Membrane to basement floors

Basement Waterproofing - London

 

Remit

 

AP Gooch LTD won this contract to design and install a waterproofing system in this iconic building near Tower Hill, London which was to be converted into a gymnasium. 

 

Outcome

 

AP Gooch's very own CSSW Surveyor decided to use a combined system using a Type A waterproofing system over the existing soffits. The steels were grit blasted and sprayed with reinforced concrete to give strength and protection for years to come. The soffits were grit blasted and coated with two coats of Vandex BB75E and protected with waterproof renders. The floor slab and upstand were designed in conjunction with engineers calculations to comply with the British Standards. 

 

The walls and floor had a Type C Cavity Drain System installed in conjunction with BS8102 2009 with two sump chambers containing a dual pumping system. This project was over 500 square meters and completed in 4 weeks. 

 

Materials Specified

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA 20 Membrane

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Twin Pump x 2

  • ULTRA Free Lime Sealer

 

 

www.apgoochbasementwaterproofing.co.uk

 

AP Gooch are an approved installer of ULTRA Membrane Systems

ULTRA 8mm Membrane

ULTRA 8mm Membrane

ULTRA 8mm Membrane and ULTRA 20mm Membrane on basement walls and floors.

Basement Waterproofing London

Basement Waterproofing London

Cavity membrane installed in London

Soffit waterproofing

Soffit waterproofing

Waterproofing a basement ceiling

Soffit tanking

Soffit tanking

Tanking a soffit in a basement

Type A Waterproofing

Type A Waterproofing

Type A waterproofing on a basement soffit

Basement Waterproofing in London

Basement Waterproofing in London

A basement is being converted into a gymnasium in London

Basement preparation

Basement preparation

Preparing a basement before a Type A and Type C waterproofing system is installed

Steelwork in basement slab

Steelwork in basement slab

The steelwork is being installed in the basement before the concrete pour

Basement Conversion - Bolton

 

 

Remit

 

The owners of this 3 storey property wanted to increase living space but couldn't extend due to lack of land at the rear. The property benefited from having an original basement that was currently being used for storage. It was an ideal opportunity to convert the basement into the extra space required. 

 

Outcome

 

The basement required small structural alterations relating to lintels above openings before a new concrete slab was poured. ULTRA 8mm Membrane was applied to the walls with ULTRA 20mm Membrane being laid on the floor. An ULTRA Twin Sump Pump has been fitted to remove the water that reguarly enters the basement.

 

 

Materials Specified

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA 20 Membrane

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Twin Pump 

  • ULTRA Free Lime Sealer

 

 

www.agdampproofing.co.uk

 

AG Damp Proofing are an approved installer of ULTRA Membrane Systems

 

Basement converted to bedroom

Basement converted to bedroom

Basement conversion before and after

Basement conversion before and after

Pre-cast sump pump chamber

Pre-cast sump pump chamber

Preparing a basement ready for water

Preparing a basement ready for water

New concrete slab in basement

New concrete slab in basement

Cellar tanking in Bolton

Cellar tanking in Bolton

ULTRA 8mm Membrane on basement walls

ULTRA 8mm Membrane on basement walls

Sump pump to be fitted in basement

Sump pump to be fitted in basement

ULTRA Membrane applied to walls

ULTRA Membrane applied to walls

WC in cellar conversion Bolton

WC in cellar conversion Bolton

Bathroom in basement conversion

Bathroom in basement conversion

Waterproofing a cellar in Bolton

Waterproofing a cellar in Bolton

Cellar converted to bedroom

Cellar converted to bedroom

Cellar conversion Bolton

Cellar conversion Bolton

Basement conversion Horwich, Bolton

Basement conversion Horwich, Bolton

Basement Conversion - London

 

 

Remit

 

This residential basement in London required a quick turnaround and needed to be completed in time for Christmas. The client wanted to use the space as a cinema room and gymnasium. 

 

Outcome

 

Just 2 operatives took only 3 days to complete the preperaion work and installation of the ULTRA Membrane Type C Cavity Drainage System. 

Complying to BS8102:2009, the system includes adequate ventilation and a battery back up system.

 

 

Materials Specified

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA 20 Membrane

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Twin Pump 

  • ULTRA Battery Back Up Pump

  • ULTRA Free Lime Sealer

 

 

www.apgoochbasementwaterproofing.co.uk

 

AP Gooch are an approved installer of ULTRA Membrane Systems

 

Vaulted basement waterproofing

Vaulted basement waterproofing

Preparing the basement walls

Preparing the basement walls

ULTRA 8mm Tanking Membrane

ULTRA 8mm Tanking Membrane

ULTRA Membrane basement tanking

ULTRA Membrane basement tanking

ULTRA 8mm Basement Tanking

ULTRA 8mm Basement Tanking

AP Gooch waterproofing a basement

AP Gooch waterproofing a basement

Vaulted basement ceiling tanked

Vaulted basement ceiling tanked

New Build Garage Waterproofing - Lancashire

 

 

Remit

 

A large garage, designed to house several vehicles was to be built into a hillside. External waterproofing was to be applied but the owner was advised to have an internal Type C cavity drainage system installed as access for maintenance externally was difficult. 

 

Outcome

 

The internal walls were covered by ULTRA 8 Membrane with ULTRA Drainage Channel installed around the three retaining walls. The floor will be covered by N-Virol Epoxy Floor Seal.

As the front of the structure is open (not underground) there is no need for a pump. Any water ingress will fall by gravity into the outside groundwater drains.

 

 

Materials Specified

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 2.4mtr x 20mtr

  • ULTRA Silver Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports

  • N-Virol Epoxy Floor Seal GREY

 

Car garage waterproofing

Car garage waterproofing

N-Virol Epoxy Floor Seal

N-Virol Epoxy Floor Seal

Waterproofing a car garage

Waterproofing a car garage

Epoxy resin floor seal

Epoxy resin floor seal

Garage Waterproofing

Garage Waterproofing

Waterproofing a garage

Waterproofing a garage

Basement built into a hill

Basement built into a hill

ULTRA Membrane on retaining wall

ULTRA Membrane on retaining wall

Tanking a basement retaining wall

Tanking a basement retaining wall

Basement Conversion - Suffolk

 

 

Remit

 

A family in Suffolk were looking to extend their home into an unused basement. AP Gooch were asked to provide a complete conversion package including a fully maintainable waterproofing system along with the interior finishes such as electrics and plasterwork.

 

Outcome

 

In just 6 days the basement was complete. ULTRA cavity drain membrane was installed on the walls and floor creating a dry internal space. An ULTRA Twin Pumping System was fitted to deal with any water that enters the basement.

 

Materials Specified

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA 20 Membrane

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Twin Pump 

 

 

www.apgoochbasementwaterproofing.co.uk

 

AP Gooch are an approved installer of ULTRA Membrane Systems

Finishing plaster applied

Finishing plaster applied

Basement Waterproofing

Basement Waterproofing

ULTRA Twin Pump is accesible

ULTRA Twin Pump is accesible

Chimney breast is waterproofed

Chimney breast is waterproofed

Curved ceiling makes work tricky

Curved ceiling makes work tricky

ULTRA 8mm Membrane on walls

ULTRA 8mm Membrane on walls

ULTRA Membrane behind plasterboard

ULTRA Membrane behind plasterboard

Final plasterwork being completed

Final plasterwork being completed

Basement Waterproofing - Bristol

 

 

Remit

 

This basement was flooding regularly and the owners were looking to convert it into dry storage space. AP Gooch advised the client that the only option was to install a Type C waterproofing system from ULTRA Membranes.

 

Solution

 

It took only 2 days to complete the waterproofing on this project which included the installation of an ULTRA Twin Pump to deal with the water ingress.

ULTRA 8mm Membrane was installed on the walls with ULTRA 20mm Membrane on the floor before the original floor was reinstated.

 

Materials Specified

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA 20 Membrane

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Twin Pump 

 

 

www.apgoochbasementwaterproofing.co.uk

 

AP Gooch are an approved installer of ULTRA Membrane Systems

ULTRA Twin Pump System

ULTRA Twin Pump System

Cellar conversion almost done

Cellar conversion almost done

Vaulted Basement Conversion

Vaulted Basement Conversion

Preparing the wall for membrane

Preparing the wall for membrane

Original floor reinstated

Original floor reinstated

Timber battens allow for drylining

Timber battens allow for drylining

Basement Conversion - TESCO Express - Bedford

 

 

Remit

 

AP Gooch were asked to design and install a waterproofing system for one of their large commercial customers, Tesco. Tesco wanted to utilise the basement in to order to create more storage space which naturally commanded a dry environment. 

 

Solution

 

ULTRA 8mm Membrane was installed on the walls with ULTRA 20mm Membrane on the floor incorporating a fully maintainable drainage system to deal with potential water ingress.

 

Materials Specified

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA 20 Membrane

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Twin Pump 

  • ULTRA Free Lime Sealer

 

 

www.apgoochbasementwaterproofing.co.uk

 

AP Gooch are an approved installer of ULTRA Membrane Systems

Tesco - AP Gooch Waterproofing
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Residential Basement Conversion - Knightsbridge, London SW7

 

 

Remit

 

AP Gooch were privilaged when asked to create a brand new living space in the basement of this beautiful period property within the heart of Knightsbridge, London. The client wanted to exploit the existing basement which was previously left unused.

 

 

Solution

 

ULTRA 8mm Membrane was installed on the walls with ULTRA 20mm Membrane on the floor incorporating a twin pump system with the added security of a battery back up system.

 

Materials Specified

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA 20 Membrane

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Twin Pump 

  • ULTRA Battery Back Up System

  • ULTRA Free Lime Sealer

 

 

www.apgoochbasementwaterproofing.co.uk

 

AP Gooch are an approved installer of ULTRA Membrane Systems

Basement Conversion London
Basement Sitting Room
Basement Dining Room
Cavity Membrane System

New Build Basement - Rossendale, Lancashire

 

 

Remit

 

This client decided to include a two-storey basement into their new build executive home.

The property owner is a keen classic car enthusiast and requested a large underground garage to house his prized collections. It was no surprise that the Architect needed to design a fully waterproofed basement in order to create a dry and well ventilated internal environment. 

 

Solution

 

The retaining walls are made constructed from waterproof concrete and an internal Type C cavity drain membrane system was installed.

Two ULTRA Twin Pumping Systems were required along with two ULTRA Battery Back Up Sytstems.

 

 

 

 

 

Materials Used

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA 20 Membrane

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Twin Pump (x 2)

  • ULTRA Battery Back Up System (x 2)

  • ULTRA Concrete Sealer

New Build Basement Construction
New Build Basement Construction
New Build Basement Construction
Basement Groundworks
Basement Groundworks
Basement Groundworks
Basement Retaining Walls
Basement Retaining Walls
Basement Retaining Walls
Basement Retaining Walls
Basement Retaining Walls

Basement Conversion - Maidstone, Kent

 

 

Remit

 

The owners of this property were looking to convert their basement into a home office and gym area. Previously it was used for storage, although it had not been waterproofed and was suffering for an ingress of groundwater and salt migration through some of the walls.

 

Solution

 

The original floor was excavated and lowered to accomodate the new concrete slab and insulation before the waterproofing materials were installed throughout. An ULTRA Twin Pump system was also installed to work in conjunction with the perimeter drainage channel to deal with any further water ingress.

 

 

 

 

 

Materials Used

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Twin Pump

  • ULTRA Concrete Sealer

Basement Conversion

Basement Conversion

Ultra Membranes

Basement Conversion

Basement Conversion

Ultra Membranes

Basement Conversion

Basement Conversion

Ultra Membranes

Basement Conversion

Basement Conversion

Ultra Membranes

Basement Conversion - Chorley, Lancashire

 

 

 

Remit

 

This property is built into the side of a hill and has three earth-retaining walls.

The clients complained of water running down the walls during and after heavy rainfall. The owners wanted to turn the unused basement into a more habitable living space which could incorporate a large open living area. They also had the intention to sell the house in the near future and with the added benefit of extra living space in the converted basement, it will hopefully add significent value to the property.

 

Solution

 

The contractor was asked to carry out the initial groundworks, the relevant structural waterproofing and the interior fit out upto decoration stage.

As the property was not completely underground, it did not require a pump system. However, drainage channel was installed around the floor perimeter to deal with the water ingress. The drainage channel leads to the rear of the property and into an external soak-away.

 

 

 

 

Materials Used

 

  • ULTRA 8 Membrane 

  • ULTRA 20 Membrane

  • ULTRA Rope

  • ULTRA Brick Plugs and Seals

  • ULTRA Double Tape

  • ULTRA Cornertape

  • ULTRA Drain Channel, Inspection Ports and Outlets

  • ULTRA Concrete Sealer

 

Basement Conversion

Basement Conversion

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