A leaking roof might not always be noticed immediately, as, depending on the specific problem and its severity, it can start as a gradual build-up of damp. If left to worsen, however, the leak can become costly not only in terms of repairs, but also in potential damage to possessions or to other parts of your home's structure. There are a number of issues that can result in roof leaks, but ... Read more
There's a good chance you've heard of rising damp, and you'll know the symptoms well. A musty smell, stains on the wall and moss growing where it shouldn't. But what is penetrating damp?
In fact, it's an extremely common occurrence, especially in older buildings with weather-worn masonry, and it occurs when rainwater can penetrate a wall. You can tell it's happening when ... Read more
The outside of our houses are under constant attack from the weather, and it appears that's only going to get worse. With storms and flooding becoming ever more frequent, it's no surprise that homeowners are looking to give their masonry extra protection with some kind of wall coating.
Very often, the owner will decide to use some kind of masonry paint, as these do offer a quick fix, ... Read more
Damp Proofing with Ultracure
Ultracure™ is a unique silicone emulsion cream for injection into brickwork etc. for the control of rising dampness. Ultracure™ can be used in all types of masonry without the use of high pressure equipment.
Find out more here : Ultracure Damp Proofing
If there's one thing we can rely on in the UK, it's rain, and the past few months have seen more of it than we would like, leading to flooding and devastation amongst many communities.
Of course, we can keep moaning that the government needs to do more, and arguably, they do, however there are things that the homeowner can do themselves.
There isn't going to be a quick-fix solution ... Read more
Concrete has been around for a long time. It's probably been used for thousands of years in some crude forms, but today's concrete is a fine mix of stone, aggregates and chemicals that aid and control how it sets and where it can be ideally used. It's obviously a huge part of the building industry, and when we think of 60s architecture, we immediately imagine huge concrete ... Read more
Here in the UK we're used to the rain. It seems like it's a national pastime to moan about the fact it's never going to stop raining and so more than probably any other country we've come up with ways to protect ourselves and our property from it. However, we've seen how tiles work on pitched roofs, and we've seen how a flat roof works, but what if more flexibility is ... Read more
Graffiti has long been a problem in many of our towns and cities, and although in some places it can be a welcome piece of art, livening up a dull wall, in many, it's anti-social and can make people feel less at home in their own neighbourhood.
Section 1 of the criminal act 1971 states that graffiti is regarded as criminal damage and those found doing it can be prosecuted, in the same way ... Read more
A Guide to the Perfect Roof Coating
Block paving can add character to patios, driveways -- even streets. It also can be easier and less labour intensive to install than concrete or asphalt, and this is why so many people prefer it.
However, some people might be put off if they think they have to constantly maintain it with sand and clean away weeds and other detritus.
This is where a liquid coating can help.
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From the beginning, the liquid coating marketplace consisted of bituminous solutions and emulsions. The liquid roofing industry has grown into a £multi-million market with products at the very forefront of waterproofing technology. Whether for refurbishment or new build projects, there are systems and products available that can be used in all areas of roofing, pedestrian areas, car ... Read more
There are many situations where it may be advantageous to consider applying a polyurethane coating to walls, but we find them mostly being utilised in areas where strict hygiene standards are essential. For example, laboratories, clean rooms, places where food is prepared or even pharmaceutical and healthcare areas are ideally suited.
The reason people choose a wall coating like this is because ... Read more
Two 6,000 square metre storage hangars in Wiltshire brought back to life with SCL Polycoat 10 Rubber Based Waterproofing system.
It is a fact that as buildings and storage facilities get old one of the first signs of ageing is the condition of the roof and its inability to keep out water. This is particularly true of structures like old aircraft hangars.
In the heart of Wiltshire there are... Read more
Seamless Coatings Ltd join Constructionline
Seamless Coatings specified for major renovation project in SurreySCL90 Durathane and SCL95 Cladding Finish is again specified for a major refurbishment to industrial units in Chessington, Surrey.
Seamless Coatings Ltd launches Facebook pageSeamless Coatings Ltd launches Facebook page
SCL90 Durathane system specified for major renovation project in YorkshireSeamless Coatings' Durathane system is specified by Doncaster Council to be used as part of the major renovation project involving of 4 blocks of flats in Doncaster city centre.
Seamless Coatings specified for major refurbishment project in CoventryOnce again our SCL90 Durathane and SCL95 Cladding Finish systems are chosen for the renovation of a large industrial unit in Coventry.
Seamless Coatings specified for major refurbishment to new PTS Offices in CrickSCL90 Durathane and SCL95 Cladding Finish are specified for another major refurbishment to the new Plumbing Trade Supplies' Head Office in Crick, Northamptonshire.
Seamless Coatings specified for retail park refurbishmentSeamless Coatings Ltd are awarded the contract to supply SCL90 Durathane and SCL95 Cladding Finish for another major refurbishment project at Central Retail Park in Milton Keynes.
Seamless Coatings specified for Major MOD ContractThe Ministry of Defence specify SCL90 Durathane and SCL95 Cladding Finish for major refurbishment work at a Scottish Naval Base.
BBA CertificationSCL90 Durathane awarded BBA Certification.
A Cradley Heath firm which supplies North Sea oil rigs with waterproof coating products is expanding in a bid to attract passing traders and D.I.Y enthusiasts through its doors.
Seamless Coatings, based on the Oak Street Industrial Estate for the last six years, is relocating to larger premises, on the same estate, but fronting Reddal Hill Road.
Historically the company, which counts local ... Read more
Local CouncilFollowing recent trials, Local Council specifies Fibretex High Build and Fibretex Smooth for the refurbishment of 3000 garage roofs.
SCL90 Durathane System achieves Fire Rating of EXT.F.AASCL90 Durathane System achieves Fire Rating of EXT.F.AA
SCL90 Laid On Oil RigSeamless Coatings have supplied SCL90, Durathane Roof Coating System, to provide a weatherproof coating for modules on an oil platform on the UK Continental Shelf. Application of two coats of SCL90 will give a coating with a 10 year life expectancy, even in an aggressive environment like the North Sea.