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Water Penetration and Retention 3 Nov Water Penetration and Retention Water Penetration and Retention  Water arrested by the lintel and damp course over window and door openings should not discharge into the cavity.... Read More
Cavity Impingement Affects Most Construction 25 Oct Cavity Impingement Affects Most Construction Cavity Impingement Affects Most Construction Impingement of the cavity width occurs naturally whenever a cavity wall is constructed. The specification... Read More
Residual transference in cavity wall masonry 27 Sep Residual transference in cavity wall masonry  Residual transference in cavity wall masonry Minimal residual transference can occur in cavity walls where some styles of dpc deployed to provide... Read More
Concave and Convex Cavity Walls 9 Sep Concave and Convex Cavity Walls Concave and Convex Cavity Walls  Caution with Window Openings and Abutments  As well as affecting the extent of localised water-wash passing... Read More
Why Protecting Partial Fill Insulation in a Gable is Essential 31 Jul Why Protecting Partial Fill Insulation in a Gable is Essential Why Protecting Partial Fill Insulation in a Gable is Essential  When constructing cavity walls incorporating partial fill insulation, the insulation... Read More
Gable Abutments - Consider the Relationship Between Inner and Outer Skins 29 Jun Gable Abutments - Consider the Relationship Between Inner and Outer Skins Brick and block dimensions and styles are now more varied and consequently it is common for adjacent skin heights to drift out of level when raising a... Read More