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?

 

Please use the tags and topics on the right to skip down to whatever takes your fancy and remember; Sean will always be happy to answer direct questions for you, or you can pop accross to his blog for even more wide ranging information.





The secret to an effective Type C waterproofing solution

7th November 2012

The secret to an effective Type C waterproofing solution

As structural waterproofing specialists, it's essential that we get things right first time, especially when specifying products for a project.

Here at Deepshield we get involved in both Type A (barrier protection) and the Type C (drained protection), we also understand the needs and the critical areas which need to be right.

A Type C drained protection waterproofing system............................................Read more...

Filed under: Materials, Waterproofing,

Tagged as: Cellar waterproofing, type c cavity drain membrane,

Basement waterproofing using cavity drain membranes

4th November 2012

Basement waterproofing using cavity drain membranes


Basement waterproofing with leaks designed in…


Sounds daft? Not really, because modern basement waterproofing methods often mean letting water in, rather than keeping water out. This technique is known as 'Type C' cavity drain waterproofing.
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Filed under: Waterproofing,

Tagged as: basement waterproofing, cssw, ,

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, ,