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What’s the Difference Between a Basement and a Cellar?

Building Regulation Approved Document F, Ventilation state that a basement is, “a dwelling or a usable part of a dwelling (i.e. a habitable room), that is situated partly or entirely below ground level.” On the other hand a cellar is, “is part of a dwelling which is situated partly of entirely below ground level, and is distinct from a basement in that it is used only for storage, heating plant or purposes other than habitation.”

What Basement and Cellar Damp Proofing Services Does Prokil Offer?

Basement and cellar tanking, waterproofing and regulation are often services overlooked within a property. Our team of basement specialist surveyors are fully qualified and are able to discuss how we can ensure that any basement and cellar damp proofing system we install is the right one for you.

Prokil currently offer installations of cement based waterproofing renders, cavity drain systems and new build water resistant structures. Our highly trained basement specialists having been working with clients on both residential.

All of our basement and cellar damp proofing systems come with guarantees.

For more information about our basement and cellar damp proofing services, contact a basement specialist near you at your local Prokil office.

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