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Waterproofing Best Practice – Where should I waterproof?

Existing Waterproofing Locations https://youtu.be/7D-aUF14aR4 

In this lesson, we look at making the correct choice when choosing an area to be waterproofed. We examine the impact of making a poor choice when selecting the area to waterproof and how this affects and increases the likely hood of your surface leaking.

Questions for review:

  1. Why is it standard building practice to waterproof under the sand & cement screed?
  2. Why does waterproofing below the screed lend itself to water issues?

Why are timber frame constructions most likely to leak?

Why are timber frame constructions most likely to leak?

In this lesson, we will review the impact of timber frame balconies and why they are most likely to leak.

Questions for review:

A)  Why are timber frame constructions most likely to leak?

B)  Class 3 membranes routinely fail on timber frames, why?

C)  Why is it expensive to repair leaks caused by waterproofing failures?