Monthly Archives: June 2014

Prevent the ingress of damp with damp proofing protection systems

There are many environmental factors which can affect the long term performance of buildings, some of which can be controlled with the right preparations at the outset.

damp proofing

Visqueen Building Products is recognised as the leader in the development, production and supply of high quality construction related damp proof membranes (DPM) and courses (DPC). The Visqueen DPMs are used to prevent damp getting into the structure and fabric of the building by providing a physical barrier.

These DPMs are installed within a new build or building undergoing refurbishments, the DPMs are incorporated into the foundations at the start to prevent damp ingress from occurring. Continue reading

Getting to know the Visqueen GX Geomembrane

Visqueen GX Geomembrane is a high quality single layer HDPE membrane and is suitable for use as a barrier membrane on brownfield sites that require protection from dangerous contaminants such as hydrocarbons and methane.

Geomembrane

Visqueen GX Geomembrane offers a safe solution for the protection of buildings and occupiers against all levels of hydrocarbons (usually petroleum and oil based contaminants), methane, carbon dioxide and radon ingress. Typically these are sites previously used as petrol stations, coalfields, landfill sites or are contaminated industrial sites. The product is available in a variety of thicknesses for standard applications and can also be made to order to meet more tailored requirements where larger projects are concerned. Continue reading