If you have a disused basement or cellar in Surbiton or you live in one of the many basement flats in Surbiton or Kingston-upon-Thames, you may be considering converting or damp proofing an area of it to increase your accomodation. Tapco HomeDry are your neighbours in Thames Ditton and Esher and are long term members of the Basement Damp Proofing Association (BDA), Property Care Association (PCA) and Trust Mark (Government Endorsed Standards). We are also proud to be an accredited Which? Trusted Trader. We use two methods of damp proofing for cellars, vaults and basements: Structural Waterproofing and Cavity Drain Membrane System, both of which are covered by our long term guarantee which can be further protected by Guarantee Protection Insurance. (GPI).


A Cavity Drain membrane system in a vault, prior to being dry-lined

Tapco has been established since 1971, consequently we have vast experience in specialist damp proofing, which is essential when dealing with basement damp and you can be confident knowing that our works are carried out by highly skilled and trained technicians to ensure an end result that will endure well into the years ahead.
It is critical that, if you intend to make your basement habitable, the first thing you must do is ensure it is entirely dry. Damp frequently affects basements raising serious concerns, as they are below ground and it is vital that there is sufficient ventilation and consistent temperature to ensure that conditions do not prevail which might cause problems such as Dry Rot (Serpula lacrymans) which we know causes devastating destruction and compromises the integrity of a building. We can undertake just the specialist damp proofing ready for your own contractors to dry-line or plaster or the entire project from start to finish.
Whether you are looking to create a new favourite dream room in your basement or cellar or your existing damp proofing just needs repair, call Tapco HomeDry and we will arrange a convenient appointment for our qualified Surveyor to conduct a survey and send our detailed report with a sketch plan and images within three working days of his visit. It is extremely important that only a reputable specialist like Tapco HomeDry carries out Basement damp proofing so call us first.

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