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The Cavity Wall Performance Question? 6 Dec The Cavity Wall Performance Question? Can the actual heat-loss from a newly constructed property be greater than you calculated or realised? This question was asked in the early part... Read More
Are you DPC Compliant? 12 Feb Are you DPC Compliant? Are You DPC Compliant? Construction is an amalgam of disciplines, in which varying Standards, build details and best practice approaches all come... Read More
Cavitray BWVC Solves Damp Dilemma 30 Oct Cavitray BWVC Solves Damp Dilemma Cavitray BWVC Solves Damp Dilemma A builder who had constructed houses with bay windows in the same manner for years was puzzled why several of his... Read More
Protection and Wet Deflection - Best Practice 8 Apr Protection and Wet Deflection - Best Practice   Protection and Wet Deflection - Best Practice Avoiding exterior skin deficiency     There are situations where it is preferable... Read More
Overwhelmed Wet Walls? 16 Jan Overwhelmed Wet Walls? Overwhelmed Wet Walls? Can masonry really be overwhelmed? This was the question posed by the owner of a recently built house that became rather damp... Read More
Masonry Structural Stability and Surface Staining 10 Sep Masonry Structural Stability and Surface Staining The practice of providing support to cavity-spanning DPC’s by building into both masonry skins came about because there were few alternative options... Read More