Rising Damp - Damage to Building

Rising Damp

Rising Damp A council run site we regularly provide tank emptying services for reported a significant level of rising damp in the main utility block.  On investigation we found that there was no provision for water drainage in the original building construction. Rain water was pooling around the exterior walls of the block causing damp…

We are recruiting

We are recruiting!

Due to continued growth Alton Pump Services are recruiting for 2 new roles: STRICTLY NO AGENCIES Drainage Groundworker Key Responsibilities All aspects of Groundworks Groundworks for installation of Pump Chambers & Treatment Plants Drainage and pipe laying Digging footings Shuttering Foundation work Trenches/Drainage Externals and finishing’s (slabbing, kerbing, paving) Concreting Complying with Health and Safety…

Drain Rodding

Drain Rodding

DRAIN RODDING The team were called to another blocked drain this week – an excess of tissue and oil was found to be causing the problem. On this occasion they were able to clear the blockage using rods.  The team carry a selection of drain rods which are stiff yet flexible allowing them to apply force to the rods.…

Flooded Basement

Flooded Basement

Flooded Basement During the heavy rain and storms this January we received an emergency call to a domestic property in the New Forest where the basement had flooded. The original pump had failed and the heavy rain had caused flooding. Our pump engineers attended the site and installed a new HCP S250 submersible pump in the sump. Sump pumps are…