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What Is A Damp Proof Membrane and How Does it Work?

9 April 2020

A damp proof membrane (DPM) is a type of membrane material is used to prevent dampness occurring through a capillary action. It is often used...

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CORONAVIRUS – UPDATE

20 March 2020

BUSINESS AS USUAL The situation over Coronavirus evolves daily.  Similarly, all of us must evolve with it.  Our Management team regularly hold online strategy meetings...

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University of Manchester listed buildings

28 February 2020

The University of Manchester’s listed buildings are rich in history, with the first buildings on their Oxford Road site dating back to the 1870s. The...

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Materials used for waterproofing

27 January 2020

The definition of “waterproofing in buildings” is the use of materials applied to surfaces such as foundations, roofs, walls and other structural members of the...

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Flood Advice: What to look out for

31 October 2019

As you know, the United Kingdom will be troubled by heavy rainfall and, as a result, flooding. Severe water damage cannot only harm the structural...

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What is combination waterproofing?

7 August 2019

At Timberwise we have 50 years of experience in providing interior and external waterproofing solutions throughout the UK. We design and implement waterproofing systems in...

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The role of a Waterproofing Design Specialist

31 July 2019

When designing a waterproofing system for a basement there is one key document that needs to be adhered to – BS 8102 – The code...

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Wet rot treatment to a staircase

16 July 2019

Our surveyors and technicians come across many different problems caused by fungal decay attacks. Here we have a case where an outbreak of fungal decay,...

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How to dry out a room after a leak

10 July 2019

Flooding is without a doubt a problem on the increase in the UK. What used to be an infrequent occurrence now appears to be happening...

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Dry Rot treatment for a homeowner in Oxford

3 July 2019

Always be aware that with a mix of rain and high temperatures throughout this coming summer, it will provide the right conditions for wet rot...

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