As trusted formwork contractors and basement builders in the South East, we receive a lot of questions about reinforced concrete, basement construction, retaining walls and formwork. To help our customers find the answers to their questions more easily, below we have answered some of the most common questions we are asked. Of course, you are welcome to contact South East Formwork with any further queries.
No. Watertight concrete is a key element of basement construction. Our basement builders also remove excess water and install cavity drain membranes, creating completely waterproof basements.
For reinforced concrete, we use either metal rebars or mesh.
We offer the following retaining walls:
Our team in Chobham and the South East specialises in reinforced deep and shallow foundations as well as beams, slabs, columns, walls and retaining walls.
Our formwork contractors are skilled in:
No. Our basement builders in the Chobham area provide a full service to create new basements on any existing site. This includes land clearance, excavation, underpinning, retaining walls and all other required work.
For certain applications, concrete reinforced with rebar or mesh is a better choice. This is because the reinforcement gives the concrete more strength under tension. Our formwork contractors will advise on the best option for your project in Chobham or the surrounding areas.
Basement builders create more usable space within a property. This is ideal if the size of your property no longer meets your needs. Adding a basement is also an effective solution if you have already extended as much as possible above ground. In addition, you may consider a basement instead of an extension if you don’t have enough outside space to build on or don’t want to lose any outdoor space.