Thanks . This is a small problem isolated to just around this fence fixing. The three main methods are; Board on Battens Over Walls Surface – Directly nailed or screwed to brickwork, stone, block or render – likely to decay on old, damp salty masonry, and at risk from Dry and Wet rots unless efficiently treated and ventilated. Our Membrane Fixing Plugs are available with or without seals depending on your waterproofing requirements and membrane type. Damp Proof Course has a hole - how to repair? The current recommendations for an effective damp proof membrane are that the ground should be constructed using screed with the damp proof membrane laid either on top or below that layer. Damp-proof membrane under self-levelling compound. My house was built 1950. Simon. Where insulation is concerned, fitting a damp-proof membrane is important, as it safeguards the insulating properties of the material. Groundwater should be tested for any type of sulphate that can contaminate the base flooring and if so, the membrane should be placed under the slab. The main water supply to the house comes through front door way, up the hallway into kitchen and is watertight. The new wall had screws put into the old foundation of the original wall. 0. Air gap or damp proof membrane lining. Specifically designed to fix plastic cavity drainage membrane such as our Plastofol Waterproof Cavity Membrane to concrete, stone and brick. Discussion in 'Builders' Talk' started by Boca2, Apr 5, 2019. This is because damp rising up through concrete floors is a pretty common issue. Damp rising through concrete floor slabs is fairly common, causing damp issues on carpets and floor coverings, warping wooden floors and increasing the likelihood of low-level mould growth. Membrane Fixing Plugs and Seals ensure a secure and rapid fixing of the membrane sheet to the wall and stops water and damp seeping through, even when used below ground level. Is it worth biting the bullet ( and cost) and using a dpm anyway ? Damp proofing is an essential aspect of all construction projects, which is designed to prevent the ingress of moisture into interior spaces, in both commercial and domestic settings. I have damp coming up around the edges in some rooms kitchen, lounge and all along a newly built internal partition stud wall. Membrane Application Guide. A damp-proof membrane is required when using certain insulation materials – such as mineral wool, cellulose, etc. Would a injectable DPC just into those two holes work, or would this be just wasting time and money? Damp in a building can be costly to put right so proper prevention is key. Damp proof membrane "The DPM must be continuous with the DPC in the surrounding walls." ... (through sole, damp-proof and floor) squirt some mastic into holes, then insert frame-fixings. A damp proofing concrete floor solution is particularly important. Damp Proof Membrane Plugs & Fixings (FULL RANGE): Platinum Chemicals offer a wide range of high quality Plugs & Fixings Products for use with our full range Damp Proofing Membranes. Boca2 New Member. Tony Lining Damp and Cold Walls – Choice of Methods. Is the damp strip likely to be self-sealing around the screws, or should a sealant be put in around the screws before tightening up ? Damp Proofing Membrane Fixings are typically used to secure membranes to the wall / substrate. ... but that seems to be for houses with rising damp. These plugs will also accept screws in the back (size 10 screw) to facilitate timber battens, aluminium framing systems etc. Damp proof membranes are routinely used during the construction of a concrete floor. 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