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Building reputation, inspiring colleagues and healthy competition – our winners

Our award-winning developers get much more than a certificate and well-earned recognition from LABC Warranty.

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Technical update: piled walls

This technical article covers contiguous and secant piled walls and looks at when they can be used in basements.

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Self-Builders: Avoiding the Community Infrastructure Levy?

Calling all self-builders, are you aware of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)?

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Blue roof guidance (and above-ground attenuation surfaces)

A blue roof is a flat roof or deck designed to provide controlled attenuation and management of rainfall to the sewer or outfall system.

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Your guide to our risk management site inspections

When building new homes you need to make sure you comply with building regulations and also the technical standards set out by your warranty provider.…

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The need for a credible basement waterproofing specialist

Additional guidance on the need for a credible basement waterproof specialist - it is essential that the risk is managed by engaging appropriate speci…

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Technical update - floor levels

Shrinkage, occasional poor workmanship and deflection can all cause problems with floor levels. This technical update outlines what to look for

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Mortar bedded ridges and hips - mechanical fixing

This technical article provides additional guidance on mortar bedded ridges and hips and the use of mechanical fixings.

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Technical update - mock Tudor cladding

We have had an increased number of enquires about mock Tudor cladding on external walls. This article provides additional guidance.

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Domestic shower and wet room construction

This technical article provides additional guidance on showers and wet room construction for domestic properties.

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Tech update - lead neoprene joints

This technical update provides additional guidance on lead neoprene joints that can be used to form gutter details.

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Laminate and decorative flooring (finishes)

This technical article provides additional guidance on laminate and decorative flooring (finishes).

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