Planter Box Replacement

Don’t let leaking planter boxes be the cause of ongoing water damage.

PLANTER BOX REPLACEMENT

Too often it seems that out of sight, is out of mind when it comes to adequate planter-box waterproofing. Time and again we have seen poorly implemented or absent membranes, resulting in boxes which look fine at first glance but which eventually begin to cause serious issues.

While these boxes will function perfectly well in the beginning, over time the effects of heavy rains or overwatering will begin to cause water penetration. As planter boxes are commonly located either adjacent to, or above habitable areas, water ingress caused by a leaking planter box can result in serious issues. Remedial is experienced in rectifying this situation and will typically take the following steps:

  • Remove existing plants and soil and safely relocate them for the duration of the works
  • Remove any water systems which may be in place
  • Remove current waterproof lining (if applicable)
  • Thoroughly clean drains
  • Install a new waterproof membrane
  • Thoroughly test the integrity of the new membrane
  • Install filter fabric
  • Install drainage cell
  • Install corflute from edge to edge
  • Either reinstall plants or leave this for a horticulturalist as stipulated by the owner

For more information, or to arrange an inspection, please contact the Remedial team.

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