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"
Solar panels are becoming a common sight on the tops of buildings in cities and towns all over the country. Implementing this type of technology can be a great way of generating electricity. Solar systems keep your building running costs down and reduce your carbon footprint. However, when fastening solar panel modules and rails, drilled … Continue reading "Widocryl-Point Fix, No Need For Mechanical Roof Fixings"
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"
When most people think about waterproofing, they picture roofs, terraces and walkways. But liquid waterproofing has many more uses, not least of which is wet applications. The ultimate test of any waterproofing solution, wet areas are constantly submerged in water, presenting many unique challenges. For any product to successfully maintain a wet area, it needs … Continue reading "Waterproof Resins – Wet Applications: The Ultimate Test Of Waterproofing"
Faulty waterproofing is one of the top causes of building defects in the UK today, leading to many insurance claims relating to building damage. While liquid waterproofing dramatically reduces the risk of water ingress, its life cycle will depend largely on the quality of the material used and the installers’ experience. In this article, we … Continue reading "How Long Does Liquid Waterproofing Last?"
Commercial Asbestos Encapsulation… You will find asbestos in a large proportion of commercial UK buildings. Once a staple product used in the construction industry, it’s now to be avoided at all costs. But if you’re considering buying a commercial building with asbestos present or suspect your structure contains asbestos, the solution may be simpler than … Continue reading "Commercial Asbestos Encapsulation"