The British Standards Institution is the representative body that sets standards for the UK. British Standard BS8102:2009 deals with the waterproofing requirements for below ground structures and it states that:
A Waterproofing Specialist should be included as part of the Design Team to provide information and guidance on the: design, installation and future maintenance of the waterproofed structure.
BWSL has the expertise, experience and qualifications to provide this service and holds Certified Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing (CSSW) accreditation and Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance accordingly.
Waterproofing below ground structures is potentially fraught with difficulty and every such development has its own unique problems to resolve in realising a long-term, dry internal environment.
So whether you are a Client, Developer, Architect or Structural Engineer considering a basement, we are here to help and assist you in achieving a properly waterproofed underground structure.