Damp Proofing Price Guide

Before you start a damp proofing project, it’s vital to be aware of how much you’re likely to spend. This will help you make sure you’ve got the necessary finances available and don’t get any nasty surprises. We’ve put together a damp proofing price guide to help you work out the amount of money you’re likely to spend.

General advice

Research thoroughly

Have you looked into what might be causing your damp problem? Are you aware of the different remedies available? What do you want your project to achieve? It’s sensible to have a good idea of what you want and then research how much this is likely to cost.

Set a budget

After you’ve got a rough idea of how much damp proofing costs, set a budget. This needs to be realistic, both in terms of how much money you have to spend and how much you’ll need to invest to get good work.


How much damp proofing costs depends on what you want to do. To get an accurate idea, you should spend time collecting quotes. But for a quick, rough idea, take a look at our damp proofing price guide:

Type of damp proofing Approx. cost (including installation)
Damp proof membrane £70-£100 per square metre
Damp proof course £400-£4000
Basement tanking and waterproofing £700-£2000 per square metre

When it comes to finalising the cost of your damp proofing project, get quotes from several professionals so you get a fair price. Remember that the size of your property can make quite a big difference to the price, so ensure you factor this in.

This damp proofing price guide should have given you a rough idea of how much to expect to spend on your damp proofing project. To get in touch with some local professionals to help you with your project, complete our online form.