Technical Articles - Deepshield Waterproofing Solutions

basement waterproofing technology and strutural repairs explained


Want to know more about Waterproofing below ground? How about structural repairs or wall ties?

 

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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, ,

Environmental Grades - what to expect from your Basement waterproofing system

21st September 2012

Environmental Grades - what to expect from your Basement waterproofing system

Environmental Grade and the performance expected from your base mentwaterproofing system, in brief.

There are a variety of methods which can be used to waterproof basements and other below ground structures.  The type of system we use depends on many factors, which include the construction of the building and the level of ‘dryness’ which is required............
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Filed under: Surveying, Waterproofing,

Tagged as: basement waterproofing, cellar waterproofing, bs8102, Tanking,

Why Do Basements Flood

20th September 2012

Why Do Basements Flood

Why Do Basements Flood

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Whether your property is in Manchester, Harrogate, Sheffield, Leeds or York, if it has a basement which floods from an external source of water, it would in most instances be caused by at least one of the following......Read more...

Filed under: Surveying, Waterproofing,

Tagged as: basement waterproofing, tanking,