T W Read Basement Tanking

Basement Cellar Tanking & Waterproofing

Over 35 Years Experience In Basement and Cellar Tanking Services

T W Read have been installing Structural Waterproofing systems for over 30 years. We specialise in the installation of Cavity Drain Membrane Systems. This includes the installation and maintenance of pump systems. We’re Checkatrade and Trading Standards approved. We’re PCA (Property Care Association) and BWA (Basement Waterproofing Association) members. Based in Caterham, Surrey; we offer basement tanking, basement waterproofing and basement pump system, installation and maintenance services across Surrey, London & the South East Of England.

Basement Tanking Services

Experts in Basement & Cellar Tanking, Basement Pump Systems, Basement Waterproofing, Timber Treatments, 24 Hour Emergency Call Out Service and Support and Aftercare.

With over 30 years experience we offer professional basement and cellar tanking services.
We are experts in designing and installing basement pump systems and can advise you on the best equipment available to keep your basement waterproofed and protected from floods
T W Read have been installing Structural Waterproofing systems for over 30 years. We specialise in the installation of Cavity Drain Membrane Systems.
We are timber treatment specialists and can provide you with a detailed diagnostic report and provide the best treatment for dry rot, wet rot and woodworm.
We are available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day for any basement tanking emergencies and we aim to get to you within 1 hour and have a solution for your emergency basement problem.
We are here to help you and with our wealth of knowledge regarding Basement & Cellar Tanking and Waterproofing, we offer free advice, cost effective solutions and an exceptional aftercare service.

Approved Basement Tankers & Sump Pump Installers

Sump pumps (submersible pump stations), including high level alarm and battery backup are incorproated with a Type C Cavity Drainage Waterproofing Systems

With over 15 years experience installing basement pumps, pipework and backup systems we offer free site surveys for new and existing systems

Basement & Cellar Tanking

Basement Pump Installation & Servicing

Basement Waterproofing

Help, Advice & Support

24/7 Emergency Call Out


We've delighted hundreds of happy customers during our four decades of business. We're proud to have earned a Checkatrade score of 9.90 / 10. The following are just a few of our reviews from Checkatrade.

"We have used Terry Read for many years and have always found him to be professional, reliable, knowledgeable and good value for money. We have also recommended him to clients who have also been very happy with his work. We would have no hesitation in recommending Terry."
Customer in Beckenham
"Knowledgeable about waterproofing, friendly and committed to getting the work done properly. Highly recommended."
Customer in Croydon​
"Very reliable people, they did great work for me. They were always on time, they were polite and respectful. I would not hesitate in recommending them."
Customer in Kent​

Checkatrade Rating for QDrains

Highly recommended on Checkatrade.com & Google

Don't just take our word for it, we have a great reputation on Checkatrade, Google reviews and we're industry recognised and accredited experts.

Case Studies

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