Now that we are heading into autumn and the temperature has started to drop, it’s a good time to check on the state of your roof. After long periods of increased sunlight and a reduction in rainfall, summer may have taken its toll on your structure. So before getting into wetter weather and frosts, it’s … Continue reading "Preparing Your Roof For A Change In Season"
We always enjoy sharing case studies from projects completed using WIDOPAN’s products and systems. While not all make it to our website, here’s one that makes us particularly proud. The Olympic Athletes’ Village In the lead-up to the 2012 Olympics in London, the country was buzzing with anticipation. People from all industries around the UK … Continue reading "Case Study: The 2012 London Olympics Athletes’ Village"
More often than not, new residential areas are built on previously undeveloped land. On this occasion, a Grade II historic listed building, including a former hospital, was utilised instead to create a luxury development. With a reputation for quality, WIDOPAN was selected as the waterproofing product of choice for a number of aspects of the … Continue reading "Case Study: A Luxury Development On A Listed Building"
In previous blogs, we have highlighted some of the prestigious projects that WIDOPAN products and systems have been involved in. However, our products are highly regarded in many contexts, from the small roofing jobs to the largest projects. This article showcases some uses for our products and systems on some of the smaller projects. Smaller … Continue reading "WIDOPAN, No Job Too Small"
The need to protect ourselves from the elements and keep things dry has been important to humans throughout history. In the 21st century, we have progressed to using innovative products and systems such as cold applied liquid waterproofing. But how did we get to this point, and what came before? Natural Waterproofing Solutions The first … Continue reading "The Evolution Of Waterproofing Materials"
At WIDOPAN, we prioritise maintaining excellent service levels for all our customers. For that reason, we are very proud to be associated with the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association. The LRWA represents the fastest growing sector of the construction industry and has done so for many years. If you’ve never heard of the LRWA, this … Continue reading "Liquid Roofing And Waterproofing Association"
Since many historic and listed buildings lack up-to-date systems of waterproofing, they are frequently vulnerable to the harmful effects of water ingress. But how can you get the desired protection while maintaining structural and aesthetic integrity? Liquid waterproofing systems use the latest technology to ensure that any area treated remains waterproof, protecting and maintaining the … Continue reading "Can Liquid Waterproofing Be Used On Listed Buildings?"
When working with flat roofs they can be, to put it bluntly, sometimes, too flat but lightweight screed can be the perfect solution. What Are Drainage Falls, And Why Are They So Important? At WIDOPAN, when we talk about falls, we refer to a variable thickness on the roof’s surface. Falls allow water to channel … Continue reading "Lightweight Screeds And The Importance Of Creating Falls For Drainage"
We love to share case studies from projects recently completed using WIDOPAN products. And, while we simply can’t share each and every project, here are a few fantastic examples of how you can use WIDOPAN. For both commercial and residential waterproofing, WIDOPAN is the trusted choice. Premier Inn – Cardiff Waterside WIDOPAN Products were selected … Continue reading "Liquid Waterproofing – Case Histories"
Widopan have spent many years developing cold-applied liquid waterproofing solutions for various applications. We have the right tool for the job, from solvent-free WIDOPUR-LF 2K to all-rounder WIDOPAN-FD. Here are some of the top uses for liquid waterproofing systems and how you can use them to offer long-lasting protection. Roofs & Podiums The problem with … Continue reading "Is Liquid Waterproofing Expensive?"