Type A Waterproofing

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Type A waterproofing

Type A waterproofing is when a material is put in place to provide a barrier to water ingress, The main aim of a Type A waterproofing systems is to keep the space it is applied to dry.


The waterproofing system most associated with Type A waterproofing is tanking – the application of tanking slurry to the walls of a structure to prevent water ingress.


Typical spaces that would use Type A Waterproofing include:

  • New build basements
  • Basement renovations
  • Cellar refurbishments
  • Storage or utility rooms
  • Underground car parks
  • Earth retaining walls
  • Swimming pools

The PCA on Type A waterproofing

The Property Care Association (PCA) is a trade association representing property preservation specialists. They have strict guidelines that regulate their members and offer accreditations and qualifications to waterproofing companies like Peter Cox.


You can download a pdf copy of the PCA’s best practice guide for Type A waterproofing by clicking on the link below…

Download the PCA’s best practice guide for Type A waterproofing

Peter Cox: professional Type A waterproofing

Do you need help and advice regarding Type A waterproofing in your property? If so, call Peter Cox today on 0800 633 5712 and speak to one of our structural waterproofing experts. You can also contact us online using our contact form and one of our team will get back to you.

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