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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 Services Does Prokil Offer?

Often this is an overlooked area within a property since terminology such as tanking, waterproofing and regulation are brought up, not to mention cost. Our team of fully qualified surveyors are able to discuss how we can meet your needs to ensure that any system which 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 operatives having been working with clients on both residential.

All of our basement and cellar waterproofing systems come with guarantees.

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What to expect from your survey


Book a free* survey

Book a free* survey from any of our locations, at a time that suits you.


Our experts give a quote

One of our damp & timber experts will arrive to survey the work.


We complete the work

Based on a quote, we carry out the work guaranteed for 20 years.