UNIT 10 PROGRESS BUSINESS PARK
LEIGH ON SEA
ESSEX SS9 5PR
Tel: 01702 471666
Fax: 01702 471927
Suppliers of: Damp Proofing contractors, basement waterproofing contractors, cellar renovation, timber treatment contractors, remedial structural repairs, property maintenance, building surveys, radon surveys, radon protection, basement tanking
ProTen Services are specialist Contractors and Surveyors providing property preservation, protection and repair solutions to homes, commercial and historical properties throughout the UK.
We assist residential, commercial and public sector clients alike, via our national network of CSRT and CSSW qualified Surveyors, our Contract Management team, our onsite Operatives and our Customer Support team.
We Specialise in the following:
Where a design team for a basement conversion will usually, as standard include an architect, engineer and builder or basement conversion specialist, a revision to BS8102 now recommends that a Waterproofing Specialist be included as part of that core design team. We can design & install all types of systems for Basement Conversions and Damproofing:
- Basement Waterproofing & Damp Systems
- Sump Pump Installation & Service
- Radon Information, testing & Control
New Product - Proten ThermoKote: an anti-condensation paint that will prevent the formation of black mould on walls and ceilings.
ProTen Services are here to help from survey and diagnosis through to recommending and carrying out the works necessary to make sure properties are treated, maintained and properly protected:
- Damp Proofing
- Condensation Control
- Timber Treatments
As Structural Repair Surveyors and Contractors, our services are focused on the masonry repairs used to strengthen and to stop further movement. We survey, diagnose, design and install the systems required for the repair of the many different structural scenarios that can affect properties:
- Wall Ties, Surveys and Repair
- Timber Resin Repair
- Helifix Approved Installer
We offer a range of surveys designed to suit the different requirements of our domestic and commercial clients:
- Damp & Condensation Surveys
- Timber & Woodworm Surveys
- Wall Tie & Structural Surveys
We also supply a range of specialist Surveys & reports for Basement Systems, Timber & floor inspections, Thermal Imaging and Radon testing. Please contact us for further information.
ProTen Services provide property maintenance, building repair and renovation services to commercial and domestic properties. Our services span from one off redecoration projects to full account property and estate management and planned maintenance programmes.
We have a Contracts Team who manage all works that go ahead and they will work with clients to schedule and move the project from start to completion. They adopt a flexible and collaborative approach to ensure the project is carried out with minimum disruption, to the time frames and specification required as set by our surveyor.
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ProTen Case Study External Below Ground Waterproofing System
Basement tanking basement waterproofing below ground water proofing
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ThermoKote Anti-condensation Paint Information Sheet
Anti-condensation paint moisture resistant paints
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ProTen Services have been delighted to be part of the BRE Flood Resilient Repair Home
The BRE Trust (British Research Establishment) is a UK Charity dedicated to researching our built environment. One of their major research projects involves a series of 13 buildings constructed on the BRE’s renowned research park. They demonstrate how buildings of the future can and must be adapted to better withstand the impact of environmental issues such as climate change, land usage and energy efficiency.
The BRE’s Flood Resilient Test Home is one of these buildings and, as the name suggests, focuses on flooding. The home has been built to showcase construction methods that give a property better protection and greater resilience against flooding and water damage.
With a changing climate, record months of rainfall and an estimated 5.2 million homes considered to be at risk from surface, river and coastal flooding, this is a very real issue. The project is focused on highlighting how to adapt repair and building techniques with methods that provide future resilience, how to reduce costs of repair of homes and buildings affected by flooding and importantly how to reduce the upheaval, stress and long reoccupation times for families, property occupants and businesses.
An accompanying report from the BRE states ‘the aim is to make the installation of flood resilient measures part of ‘normal’ business practice for those involved in the repair of buildings post flooding, and to help them be proactively taken up by home and building owners exposed to flood risk.’
The BRE Flood Resilient Test Home
The home not only showcases a complete range of resilience measures but is also built to become a live demonstration home, where a flooding situation can be recreated to give a real-life view of those resilience measures in action.
The home brings alive the practical methods that can be adopted, from placing electrical sockets and appliances higher up walls, to using water barrier products such as watertight doors and windows, toilet and sink non-return valves, and water-resistant materials such as ceramic flooring, injected foam insulation, and kitchen units made from resin-bonded board.
The home also showcases a waterproofing system specifically adapted for flood resilience using water resistant floor membranes and drainage that allows water to disperse from within the property quickly. ProTen’s involvement in the project was the installation of this waterproofing system.
Tony Rafferty, ProTen Services Waterproofing Surveyor and Operations Director comments ‘As property preservation specialists, this was a fascinating project to work on. It highlights superbly how adapting construction methods can give a property greater resilience to flooding for the long term.’
Installation of a Below Ground Waterproofing System to New Build
Installation of a Below Ground Waterproofing System to New Build:
Installation of an external waterproofing system to an external wall of a new build domestic basement in the Northampton area. Fully compliant to BS8102:2009.
As basement waterproofing contractors, ProTen Services were invited by a local architect to submit an estimate to install a designed external application, below ground waterproofing system. ProTen Services were subsequently instructed by the main contractor to carry out the installation of the agreed system.
A lime suppressant was applied to the concrete block walls to reduce the risk of ‘free lime’ effecting the system. A two-coat waterproofing slurry was applied to the wall-floor joint area with a waterproof fillet at the base of the wall using a specialist mortar.
A polymer modified bitumen thick film sealant for waterproofing external structures was applied in two-coats to which a glass fibre mesh was installed over the wall fillet and into the internal corners.
The external waterproofing membrane was then applied which provided a 4-layer high compression strength membrane system. Specialist fixing was applied to seal the waterproofing system.
A fully BS8102:2009 compliant and watertight basement external wall, ready for the main contractor to backfill and then apply finishes.