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Seminar: Keeping water out


Product Description

Basements, bathrooms (particularly tiled showers) and decks are known areas of higher risk in terms of potential issues related to water entry and/or migration to adjacent spaces.

This seminar covers the principles of:

  • why we need to waterproof effectively
  • the requirements of the Building Code, Acceptable Solutions and standards
  • waterproofing material options
  • waterproofing extent
  • key design parameters - the definition of wet areas and splash zones for bathrooms, slopes to bathroom floors and decks
  • substrates
  • key waterproofing system application requirements such as curing
  • key aspects of detailing
  • drainage - behind walls, external for decks and internal for bathrooms
  • inspection and maintenance
  • for bathrooms - specific issues around freestanding baths, preformed showers, level-entry showers, finishes to walls.

Please note that access to this recorded seminar will expire 1 month after purchase.


Product Information
Publication date 1 September 2010
Product type Recorded seminar
Availability Available
Product code WS042