17 September 2014

Waterproofing membrane combats water ingress at new build property

Contractor CCL installed the Newton 500 internal Type C Cavity Drain Membrane system to the Type B reinforced concrete box structure, working together to capture any water ingress that may occur through joints in the concrete structure. The Newton Titan-Pro sump system, complete with full battery backup protection, was fitted alongside the Newton Acriflex via[…]

  • 17 September 2014

16 September 2014

PVC panelling system creates stylish interior and reduces maintenance

The panelling was installed in each ensuite in the 87 bedrooms over a 12 month period, specified in Pastel Grey and Black Marble for the bath panels to create a stylish and clean interior that will appeal to visitors. The Geopanel interior decorative panelling system includes a standard 250m panel for walls and ceilings and[…]

  • 16 September 2014

15 September 2014

Low energy house incorporating open air design specifies Crown Trade

The company’s Scrubbable Matt Emulsion has been used throughout the building, producing a durable, stain resistant, contemporary matt finish with excellent aesthetic qualities that does not require regular maintenance. Wikihouse 4.0 is being erected just outside The Building Centre in preparation for the London Design Festival 2014 and aims to introduce open-air design into the[…]

  • 15 September 2014

15 September 2014

Wind barrier system seals a home 12 months prior to cladding installation

The Wintec system allows for easy installation and on site handling and comprises a 7.5mm thick cement based panel 900mm x 2400/3000mm or 1200mm x 2400/3000mm that can be scored with a knife then snapped. Wintec also features bespoke wood screws and air-tight, windproof aluminium foil tape, with the system created to be fitted horizontally[…]

  • 15 September 2014

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12 September 2014

Roofing & cladding categories at UK Roofing Awards sponsored by MCRMA

Founded in order to recognise the dedication, safety and workmanship of roofing companies, a panel of independent construction professionals will undertake the judging with guidance from trade association experts. The deadline for entries is Friday 23rd January 2015, shortlisting will take place in February and the finalists will be announced in March prior to the[…]

  • 12 September 2014

12 September 2014

Roofing and cladding categories at UK Roofing Awards sponsored by MCRMA

Founded in order to recognise the dedication, safety and workmanship of roofing companies, a panel of independent construction professionals will undertake the judging with guidance from trade association experts. The deadline for entries is Friday 23rd January 2015, shortlisting will take place in February and the finalists will be announced in March prior to the[…]

  • 12 September 2014

11 September 2014

Airtight timber cladding and breather membranes insulate eco lodges

A total of 5,500 square metres of DuPont Tyvek Housewrap was supplied to achieve significant levels of airtightness, moisture control, thermal performance and comfort at the new properties. The system meets the requirements of the Building Regulations, reduces air leakage to a minimum and allows air permeability to reach levels no higher than 1m3/m2/hr through[…]

  • 11 September 2014

10 September 2014

Concrete waterproofing system specified for site near footie stadium

The construction involved the installation of a watertight concrete base slab with welded sheet piled walls and a concrete capping beam, used to produce a Type B integral waterproofing solution to BS8102:2009 standards. Some 800 4.1kg bags of TT Admix were supplied upon completion of the work, with around 120 being used for the capping[…]

  • 10 September 2014

09 September 2014

Sustainable systems for timber framed construction exhibiting at Timber Expo

FireCurb is designed for application on roofs and walls to offer high levels of flame retardency up to Class B whilst providing long term protection, effective vapour diffusion, greater energy efficiency and improved design flexibility. Offering a greater level of safety for occupants and firefighters, when flames meet FireCurb, they stop, die down and go[…]

  • 09 September 2014