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Breathable Silicone Masonry Paint Solves Waterproofing Problem

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▶ https://emperorpaint.co.uk Emperor Masonry Paint is a technically advanced, super hydrophobic silicone-based masonry paint for use on brick, stone or rendered exterior masonry walls. The waterproof and highly breathable formulation has been independently tested and certified to withstand harsh weather conditions for a minimum of 25 years without peeling or flaking, making it the most durable masonry paint available today …

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Spray Foam Insulation — The Ugly Truth?

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Roger explains the pros and cons of having spray foam insulation in your house. Spray foam insulation explained by the Which? Team. Also called spray polyurethane foam (SPF), it is an alternative to traditional building insulation. It’s versatile and can be used to insulate your roof, loft, walls and floor, helping to retain warmth and reduce energy costs. PROS AND …

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How to Stop Condensation in Your Loft Space

Loft Insulation

Condensation is one of the most common issues faced by British homeowners. It’s estimated that at least 1 in 5 UK homes suffers from excess condensation, often in the loft space. There are many reasons for this which we’ll discuss further below, but one of the most common causes includes the measures we take to make our homes more energy …

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A Builder’s View of Venice

A Builders View of Venice

Roger digs out some old photos and takes a look at a builder’s view of Venice and the challenges that face the trades in this historic City. Team SB were booked up to visit Venice in March to research rising damp before COVID-19 came along and changed the plans. #Venezia #VeniceItaly #VeniceCanals

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Waterproof Brick Wall ✔ Stormdry Masonry Protection

Stormdry Masonry Protection

Waterproof your brick walls with Stormdry, a colourless, breathable, water-repellent treatment for brick, concrete and stone walls. It’s a deep penetrating cream that is applied to the wall surface using a roller or brush. Once Stormdry has been applied to the wall surface in a single coat and will permeate deeply before curing to form a water-repellent barrier for a …

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Growing Evidence Linking Indoor Air Pollution and Respiratory Problems in Children

Indoor Air Pollution

There is growing evidence that respiratory problems among children may be exacerbated by indoor air pollution in homes, schools and nurseries, according to a joint report by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the Royal College of Physicians. The report, informed by a RCPCH commissioned a systematic review of 221 studies, presents evidence linking indoor air pollution to …

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