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Waterproofing & Damp Proofing Articles

  • Concrete as a Water Resistant Material

    Toby Champion of Newton Waterproofing Systems examines the requirements of industry guidelines regarding concrete as a standalone waterproof solution.

  • Liquids & Gases - They Both Matter

    When building below ground, the requirement to protect structures against ingressing water is key. However, the potential threat from ground gases penetrating a building are just as prevalent.

  • Protecting our Historic and Listed Buildings

    With many historic and listed buildings not benefiting from modern forms of protection, they are often subject to the detrimental effects of damp. 

  • Structural Waterproofing of Contiguous Piles 

    Contiguous piles are often an efficient and cost-effective means of creating retaining structures. However, while benefits include avoiding excessive excavation and assisting in the control of ground movement, a significant disadvantage is the risk of groundwater ingress between the piles.

  • Protection for the Lifetime of a Structure

    The construction industry’s drive towards considering lifetime structural performance, rather than just the cost of the construction itself, is having an impact on attitudes towards product selection and implementation.

  • What Do You Do Once the Water Recedes?

    When building below ground, the requirement to protect structures against ingressing water is key. However, the potential threat from ground gases penetrating a building are just as prevalent. 

  • ‘Waterproofing’ of Concrete – Admixtures

    Guest Post - Bob Cather BSc (Hons) CEng FIMMM – past President of The Concrete Society

    The question of whether to use a ‘tanking’ membrane or a specialist waterproofing admixture to create a waterproof concrete structure is a regular feature in the overall design of concrete structures.


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Ian MacLennan, MacLennan UK (Newton Specialist Basement Contractor)