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How is a ground floor slab constructed?

How is a ground floor slab constructed?

As a transition between the ground and the building, this component is essential in the construction of a basement. But how is such a ground floor slab actually built? What are their advantages and what variants are there? In the following blog post, we will answer these questions.

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Creating an Office, Hobby Room or a Whole New Income - Clever Ideas on how to make the most out of your Basement (Part 2)

Creating an Office, Hobby Room or a Whole New Income

More often than not, basements are stereotyped as cold, dark and dingy storage spaces, but this doesn’t have to be the case. The possibilities basements offer are endless. Part 1 explored wine bars, home cinemas and spa rooms, here we’ll be looking and a few other great options.

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Wine, Cinema or Wellness - Clever Ideas on how to make the most out of your Basement

Wine, Cinema or Wellness?

Have you ever thought about transforming your basement from a boring storage space to a wine bar, cinema or secluded spa? Here’s our first instalment of the best ways to give your basement the ‘wow’ factor

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Three things to Consider when Planning your Basement

A basement can provide an ideal extra space for families and individuals alike. Whether you dream of a little extra storage space or fancy a separate office or guest bedroom, it can, without doubt, be a welcome addition to your new home.

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Tanking of prefabricated basements

Tanking of prefabricated basements

Every prefabricated basement needs suitable tanking. It serves to protect against soil moisture and ground water and should provide total protection against damage to the building fabric over many decades.

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