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An overview of Structural Waterproofing to BS 8102:2009

31st May 2013

An overview of Structural Waterproofing to BS 8102:2009

An overview of Structural Waterproofing.

In order to develop a robust waterproofing system for protecting a structure against ground water, BS8102:2009 has been set in place to give recommendations and to provide guidance on methods of dealing with, and preventing the entry of water from the surrounding ground...................................Read more...

Filed under: Surveying, Waterproofing,

Tagged as: Basement Waterproofing to BS8102, Type A Waterproofing, Type B Waterproofing, Type C waterproofing,

Basement waterproofing to BS8102 – getting it right on site.

18th January 2013

Basement waterproofing to BS8102 – getting it right on site.


BS8102 “Code of practice for the protection of below ground structures against water from the ground” states that, a qualified competent waterproofing designer should be part of the design team...........and
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Filed under: Surveying, Waterproofing,

Tagged as: basement waterproofing, Cellar waterproofing, BS8102, Type C cavity drain membrane, type a waterproofing,

Expansion joints in buildings - High rise and domestic

24th September 2012

Expansion joints in buildings - High rise and domestic

Expansion joints for existing buildings to reduce cracking

Expansion joints are an essential part of construction and they are found in all types of structures, ranging from homes, to bridges and tower blocks. They are essential because building materials expand and contract as they warm and cool down. This is known as thermal movement and can cause havoc in buildings, which lack expansion joints or have joints, which have been compromised by either poor construction or poor maintenance......
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Filed under: Cavity Wall Ties, Structural Repairs, Surveying,

Tagged as: expansion joints, helifix, ,