backstagewithkim.com -Tanking Basement Cellar tanking or basement tanking refers to the application of a liquid waterproof coating (tanking slurry) to the walls and floor of a cellar. It is used to treat damp walls by preventing water ingress, effectively making the walls permanently watertight. Damp walls are common in cellars because the walls are below ground.
Tanking Basement ing. Tanking. Basement tanking was developed to stop this leaking. Tanking involves a lining or ‘slurry’ being put on the basement walls. This creates a barrier to prevent water getting in. The lining gives a smooth, seamless wall surface which looks good and also provides moisture control.
Tanking and making a cellar dry. Tanking and Making a Cellar Dry. The waterproofing process you choose will depend on the type of ground your home is built on. However, it is also important to consider what you want to use the basement room for, and know your budget, before starting work.
What is basement tanking? (with picture. Basement tanking is a term referred to in the construction industry that refers to different systems that help keep a basement, or even an underground structure, free from water. There are two basic systems that are referred to as tanking systems that are used today.