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New NHBC Basement Standard – 5.4 Waterproofing of Basements and Other Below Ground Structures.

Last week NHBC released one of their periodic ‘Technical Extra’ publications, and this edition exclusively deals with the waterproofing of basements and other below ground structures.

As I understand it NHBC have approximately 80% of the structural warranty insurance market, and so they have felt the effects of basement waterproofing failures more than any other.  More specifically, since 2005/6 they have spent within the region of £21m on remedial basement waterproofing. Continue reading New NHBC Basement Standard – 5.4 Waterproofing of Basements and Other Below Ground Structures.

Waterproofing Codes of Practice and Combined Systems

This is an article written by David Bucknall, Technical Director at Newton Waterproofing Systems.  I’m a fan of Newton’s, in part because of the product range and also because most of the staff have a background in contracting (in waterproofing) and so they understand what it is like at the sharp end, implementing works and then promising clients protection for a decade.

This a link to Newton’s post, which also includes a link to the article.

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