Tanking is a term used to describe the process of applying a waterproof coating or membrane to the walls and floors.
Tanking is a term used to describe the process of applying a waterproof coating or membrane to the walls and floors. Tanking is essential for preventing water ingress and dampness, which can damage the structure and contents of the building. Tanking can also increase the value and usability of the property, as it creates a dry and habitable space that can be used for various purposes.
Why is tanking important in wet areas?
Tanking systems may last up to 10 years. If it is installed properly, it may even last longer. However, please note that certain factors can affect its lifespan. For example, if you live in an area where it always rains or where flooding usually happens, your tanking system may have a shorter life span.
What does tanking mean in waterproofing?
Tanking is the application of a membrane or coating to the inside or the outside of the structure. This stops water entering the habitable space of the property, thus making the area watertight.
Within the waterproofing industry, this is defined as ‘Type A’ waterproofing.
Tanking walls will prevent damp problems by forming an impermeable waterproof barrier. The barrier is formed using tanking slurry that is applied directly to the wall. Tanking slurry is simple to apply for trained professionals and is ideal for coating any wet areas.
If you are interested in tanking, please contact us today for a free quote and consultation. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have and provide you with a professional and reliable service.