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Waterproofing and Damp Proofing in Housing Management

Delta Membrane Systems Limited’s Technical Director, David J Symes, explores the challenges experienced by housing providers in today’s ever evolving market. Availability of affordable housing is key to accommodating the United Kingdom’s ever increasing population, not only in building newer homes but in ensuring the restoration and maintenance of existing buildings. Social housing (Housing Association […]

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Waterproofing Design Specialist

The Role of a Waterproofing Design Specialist

Recent years have seen a drastic change in how waterproofing design has been approached. Gone are the days of architects undertaking the waterproofing design role.  British Standard 8102:2009 Code of Practice for Protection of Below Ground Structures Against Water from the Ground (BS8102:2009) recommends that every design team/waterproofing project incorporates a Waterproofing Design Specialist. As […]

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Swimming Pool Membrane

The benefits of using waterproofing membranes when constructing swimming pools

The usual material used in swimming pool construction is reinforced concrete with the added benefit of internal or negative side waterproofing.  Consideration to both ingress and egress of water needs to be factored equally when designing an appropriate waterproofing system. A Waterproofing Designer should consider many factors, such as the grades and dimensions of the […]

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