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Commercial property maintenance

Commercial property maintenance

Commercial property maintenance Commercial property maintenance shouldn’t be about reacting to large scale problems or emergencies. Instead, a good commercial property managers, have maintenance plan and are on the lookout for potential problems and respond proactively to avoid them getting bigger (and more expensive!). The earlier property maintenance issues are addressed the less likely they are to become nightmares. No one wants to deal with the aftermath of an Opal Tower situation! 4 Important Property Maintenance Issues 1. Concrete Cancer […]

Waterproofing lift pits

Waterproofing lift pits

Waterproofing lift pits – David Cook’s view Lift Pit Waterproofing Discussion Paper The author Dave Cook is the Managing director and senior surveyor of Cook Group Ltd Experienced in preservation & waterproofing industry since 1986. He has the C.S.R.T & C.S.S.W qualifications and is also an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Building (ACIOB). More information is available about Dave their website www.cookgroupltd.co.uk Objectives The purpose of this paper is to discuss the reasons why lift pit waterproofing fails […]

Relieving Hydrostatic Pressure in Basement Construction

Relieving Hydrostatic Pressure in Basement Construction

Relieving Hydrostatic Pressure in Basements “Are sump pumps the best way of relieving hydrostatic pressure on basement walls from groundwater ?” OnlineWaterproofingShop believes it’s best to apply a continuous coating/membrane to the waterside which withstands the pressure on its surface. What to do when you can no longer apply a coating to the water side. Then a cementitious coating like Drizoro Maxseal Foundation or Drizoro Maxseal Flex which withstands hydrostatic pressure is applied to the inside. This promotes the cementitious crystalline process which […]