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June 21, 2022

Waterproofing A Dry Site

One issue we encounter time and time again is when a site is bone dry but we still need to waterproof. Often the end client struggles to understand the necessity of the waterproof layer and cost. The British Standard BS8102 2022 is the code of practice for the protection of below ground structures against water … Continued

June 14, 2022

1930’s Art Deco Building- Basement Waterproofing – London

Arti Waterproofing worked with Prince Build and Workman PLC to waterproof this very wet basement in New Oxford St, London.    Built in 1931 by Gunton & Gunton, this beautiful historically significant 1930’s Art Deco style building was a privilege to waterproof and preserve.   Read and view our solution for this challenge in our case study 1930’s … Continued

June 14, 2022

Responsibility For waterproofing Design

The new British Standard BS8102 2022 released earlier this year has further defined when responsibility for waterproofing of the project should be assigned:   “Those responsible for the overall waterproofing design should be identified at planning stage or as early as possible.   Where waterproofing Design responsibility is imparted as part of a contractural process, … Continued

May 31, 2022

The New British Standards – BS8102-2022

The new British Standards for protecting below ground structures from water ingress is now live. The BS8102-2022 has many new updates and we will be focusing on these in the upcoming articles. The first point to note is that British Standards re-affirms the importance and need of a Specialist Waterproofing Designer at Design Stage – … Continued

September 8, 2021

We are not ones to over spec – Over-specifying means additional and unnecessary cost for material and preparation when its not required.

Our Loughborough project is only part retaining as it is situated on a sloping sight with an external ground level barely one metre tall at its highest point. So installing a waterproof membrane floor to ceiling was simply not required as water will never reach the highest points. 

September 8, 2021

The pumping system is the heart of any Type C Waterproofing installation.

The pumping system is the heart of any Type C Waterproofing installation.

September 8, 2021

Being a great subcontractor requires not only trade expertise but good organisation and flexibility

Being a great subcontractor requires not only trade expertise but good organisation and flexibility

September 8, 2021

Basements are a great way to increase the square footage of your property without the need to acquire more land

Basements are a great way to increase the square footage of your property without the need to acquire more land

September 8, 2021

Sustainable waterproofing and insulation – The Foamglas Specification

This podium deck sits above a habitable room that required additional insulation to better deal with heat loss and potential condensation risks.

September 8, 2021

Why we do not subcontract our waterproofing

Choosing Arti means you are choosing to keep all of your work in house and under our guidance. It’s all about continuity and delivery of excellence. 

May 19, 2021

Sustainable Waterproofing

Here’s a great example of Sustainable Waterproofing Design from the Arti Team.

May 19, 2021

How do I waterproof my listed building?

Protecting and preserving our historical buildings is an important but sometimes tricky undertaking.

May 19, 2021

Preparation for liquid applied waterproofing.

The saying “failure to prepare is preparing to fail” is so important when it comes to liquid applied waterproofing.

May 19, 2021

We are not ones to over spec

Over-specifying means additional and unnecessary cost for material and preparation when its not required. 

May 19, 2021

The devil is in the detail

A wall to floor intersection detail is the most common place that water will pass through if it can.

May 19, 2021

So do you want your basement dry all of the time, or just some of the time

This was the motto from an American basement company I worked with some 20 years ago – It really stuck with me.