Why we are so
different? Because we supply part rolls of Membrane and part boxes of
You can buy
Waterproofing Membranes by the metre - click
here to see typical prices of Kits.
ABOUT OUR WATERPROOF WALL
AND FLOOR MEMBRANE KITS
We assemble your chosen lengths
of Membrane, quantities of plugs and seals, tape and mastic, to provide
you with exactly the Kit you need for your Project - no need to waste
money on complete rolls or full boxes - just give us the wall and floor
dimensions and we will give you the most competitive price for your
Lining Damp Proof Membrane Kit - new,
easy to install, plastic membrane - no rendering, no mess, no smell -
easy DIY fix with bang-in plastic plugs, covered in mesh ready to plaster.
here to see the fixing process for the Mesh and Non-Mesh versions.
here to see an actual installation in Non-Mesh Membrane using battens
and plasterboard, including some curved surfaces
As used by the professionals
- not all damp proofing membranes are made to these high standards -
beware of cheap imitations.
here for a check list if you want to diagnose your damp
Fit a Wall Membrane
- Kontract or Mesh Membrane - drill a hole, bang in plug.
Membrane showing the mesh side, ready for direct plastering with normal
As used by
the Trade - Wall Lining Mesh Membrane is easy to fix on any type of
1. Kit includes
membrane - 2 metres or 1 metre wide x your specified length
with plastic hammer-in plugs and waterproof seals, ready to use
3. No special
tools required, just drill 8mm holes.
to install - just drill & bang-in the plugs
to plaster - no risk of damp ever again, use modern paints and papers
on your plaster with no risk
- as used by the Professionals for basements and cellars
Lay a floor Membrane
- Kontract or Slimline Floorseal - roll out, fix joint tape.
Membrane with no mesh, ready for direct flooring - concrete screed or
wooden floor using chipboard flooring. As used by the Trade - Membrane
without Mesh can be used on floors or walls. On walls battens are fixed
to the plug heads with screws, for lining with plasterboard, with or
Damp Proof Membrane
for Damp Houses
Waterproof membranes, made
of studded membrane polyethylene, are ideal for lining damp walls and
damp floors. Cellar conversions can also use this technique as a form
of tanking, although traditional cement based tanking still has its
place. Waterproof membrane used in cellar tanking is ideal for DIY Damp
Proofing because it is so easy to fix and seal. The outcome is a dry
basement conversion with rooms that can be decorated and inhabited as
if above ground. Tanking membrane is also sometimes referred to as an
air gap membrane because it is studded or dimpled. The studs touch the
wall and create an air space This is a good insulator, reducing the
risk of Condensation.
membrane materials -
plastic dimpled sheet on a roll. Easy to cut and trim with scissors
sealing and fixing -
special Mastic Rope and Tape, with plugs to suit both wall fixing methods.
plastering - plaster
straight onto the welded-on mesh with ordinary Bonding lightweight plaster
floor option - for
damp floors, or basements use our membrane without the mesh - just lay
chipboard flooring or screed directly onto the waterproof membrane.
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in Buildings" reprinted book by the great expert Graham Coleman.
A great read, short and to the point.
here to buy the reprint.
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