Interiors BBA Certified Damp Proofing from Newton

Thanks to its new BBA certified damp proofing range, Newton Waterproofing Systems, one of the oldest independent UK damp proofing suppliers, can now provide a comprehensive solution for rising damp.

To prevent rising damp from occurring in new builds, a physical damp proof course (DPC), such as the BBA certified Newton 809-DPC, is installed. However, in remedial rising damp situations the best method is to use Newton 804-DPC, a high strength and BBA certified damp proofing cream, to convert an existing mortar course into a new DPC. Newton 808-RA is then used as a render additive to prevent the passage of residual moisture and hygroscopic salts from the masonry to the new internal surface.

Collectively, the Newtonite Damp Proofing System can be combined to provide a BBA certified solution to all forms of damp, from rising damp to penetrating damp, residual hygroscopic damp and condensation.

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NFTMMS Member renovates Historic Ceramic Mosaic floor at major Stately Home

Restoring the historic ceramic mosaic floor in the game larder at one of the UK’s leading historic houses has been undertaken by National Federation of Terrazzo, Marble and Mosaic Specialists (NFTMMS) member JW Restoration. According to Federation spokesperson Brian James, this exemplifies the quality of the skills and craftsmanship of NFTMMS members which can produce the most spectacular results. The game larder, which dates from 1909, was used to hang game that was shot on the Estate. It became derelict following the arrival of modern refrigeration techniques and was subsequently used to house chickens in the 1950s and 60s. The initial report revealed that the large octagonal mosaic floor was missing large sections of ceramic tiles, called tesserae, and there was damage where the original internal metal work had been removed. JW Restoration hand cut the tesserae to the correct size and appearance to match the original precisely. They worked from a rubbing of a section of the mosaic which allowed them to replicate the fan pattern of the original and the missing sections were then made in their workshop and transported to the stately home for the installation.

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