Damp and moisture rising through concrete floors, screeds and substrates can be a significant problem for any development. It is often the cause of damage to carpets and floor coverings such as resin, wooden floors and sheet vinyl. In many cases damp-proof membranes are required before installing a new floor on top of concrete. Let’s take a look at some of the common problems with Moisture:
Damp is a common problem in the UK in many types of buildings and comes in many forms e.g. condensation, rising damp, penetrating damp, hygroscopic damp etc…. When dampness occurs in floors, issues such as insulation impairment, electrical damage and surface damage can occur. The use of highly permeable construction materials such as stone and […]
The use of Ecotile Interlocking Floor Tiles eliminates the need for surface preparation, floor screed and adhesive resulting in approximately one third the amount of energy, emissions, carbon miles and disruption when compared with resin or vinyl sheet or tile alternatives.
Concerns for the environment have become increasingly important in the manufacturing sector over the years and sustainability solutions for warehouse management are one of the ways in which business owners can reduce their carbon footprint. It is not just the desire to do the right thing for the environment that drives the utilisation of sustainability […]
The BBC program Panorama reported this week on Met Office predictions that if climate change continues at its current rate, snowy winters in the UK will be a thing of the past by the end of this century. For anyone with fond memories of snowball fights, sledging and building snowmen, it illustrates what the dry […]