Sumps and Pumps

Basically, sump pumps sit in a hole, ejecting any water that collects there so its level never rises to floor level. Not every basement construction needs a sump or any other kind of pump. If your subsurface is naturally dry and your basement plan doesn’t include anything requiring drainage (sinks and bathrooms), then precautionary tanking of the walls and floors …

Top 5 reasons to convert your basement

Basement conversions have never been so popular. Whatever the reason for digging down, Londoners are using the space under their homes to add value and maximise their homes. If you have a period property with a basement that’s ripe for conversion, you can thank the Victorians and Edwardians for their foresight. With land at a premium like never before, especially …

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Need more space? Why you should consider a garden basement extension

Basement extensions that stretch under the garden are easier to construct, allow natural light to flood in, and feel bright and modern while a basement extension under garden cost is highly competitive. Read on to find out why choosing to go under the garden is the smart way to add usable space to your family home. Love high ceilings? An …