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BS 8102:2022 – Update
BS 8102:2022 – Update

With much anticipation, BSI launch BS8102:2022 Protection of below ground structures against water ingress. Code of practice.

BS8102:2009 is without doubt, a great Standard which has been enhanced with the launch of BS8102:2022.  It should be noted that BS8102:2009 is now superseded and withdrawn. 

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Power outages and battery backups
Power outages and battery backups

Weeks on from Storm Arwen and the UK sees the arrival of storm Franklin, just days after the widespread damage caused by Storm Eunice and the UK’s third storm in a week!

As a key component of a basement waterproofing system, sump pumps are vital in keeping a basement dry, especially a basement that is prone to leakage, seeping or flooding.

One of the most important aspects of a Type C, cavity drainage system is the basement drainage system.  Sump pumps are designed to safely remove groundwater from basements/cellars/below ground structures, including any water collected from a cavity drain membrane system.

Sump and pump systems/basement drainage systems provide homeowners with peace of mind, protecting their property against flooding and severe weather conditions.

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What to expect in Structural Waterproofing 2022
What to expect in Structural Waterproofing 2022

Aside from COVID-19, 2021 has been particularly interesting in the world of structural waterproofing by way of the BS8102:2009 review.

BS8102:2009 “Code of practice for protection of below ground structures against water from the ground” and gives recommendations and provides guidance on methods of preventing and dealing with the entry of water from surrounding ground into a structure below ground level, whether this be completely under or partly underground.

I have been honoured to serve as a peer in the review committee.  Whilst the review is currently, still under revision, it’s launch is imminent, and I’ll look forward to sharing the updates with you once it’s published.

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What is cold applied liquid roofing/waterproofing?
What is cold applied liquid roofing/waterproofing?

As the name implies, cold applied liquid roofing/waterproofing is the use of a liquid waterproofing system without the requirement of heat.

Waterproofing roofs (whether it’s a flat roof or podium deck) is one of the most important structural requirements of any building. A watertight roof performs a vital function in protecting a structure.

Liquid waterproofing systems or cold liquid roofing are a great cost-effective method for waterproofing both new and existing roofs.

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