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Ground Bearing Slab and Basement: Non return valve

Ground Bearing Slab and Basement: Non return valve

Besides flooding, drain overflow is the most common cause of water damage to residential and commercial buildings. Due to limited capacity, public sewers can often have problems effectively discharging flood water during periods of heavy rain.

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On schedule, fast & cost-effective  5 Advantages of Prefabricated Basements

On schedule, fast & cost-effective

The decision to install a basement really pays off when building a new home. It can not only greatly increase comfort within a home but can also increase its value.

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Building a basement - What do I need to know about basement windows?

What do I need to know about basement windows?

Today cellars serve a multitude of different purposes. In addition to being invaluable for storage, they are increasingly being used for hobbies and also as full time living areas. Because of this, there is an ever-greater need for basement windows, which, thanks to modern techniques, can be effortlessly installed in both new constructions as well as renovations.

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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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