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Technical Manual, Roofs, Building Regs, Risks

Guide to creating weatherproof parapet walls

Published by: Phil Thomas
This article introduces the principle of adopting a ‘3 lines of defence’ approach to creating robust and executable detailing at...
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Superstructure, Roofs, Risks

Developments within coastal locations

Published by: Phil Thomas
This update provides additional guidance relating to how developments in coastal locations can meet the requirements of our...
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Technical Manual, Risks, Basements

Tech Update: Podium deck guidance

Published by: Phil Thomas
This Technical Update provides warranty guidance for Podium Deck proposals.
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Technical Manual, Risks, Basements

Tech Update: Render on Substrates

Published by: Phil Thomas
This technical update article provides additional guidance on the use of rendering on different substrates.
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Technical Manual, Roofs, Building Regs, Drainage, Building Safety, Risks

Major Projects: Zero falls flat roof policy

Published by: Phil Thomas
How to satisfy our requirements to accepting zero fall flat roofs only where the project is managed by the LABC Warranty Major...
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Technical Manual, Materials, Risks, Basements

Technical update: piled walls

Published by: Phil Thomas
This technical article covers contiguous and secant piled walls and looks at when they can be used in basements.
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Technical Manual, Risks, Basements

Tech Update: Lift pit tanking details

Published by: Phil Thomas
This Tech Update article provides guidance on suitable Lift pit tanking details.
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Technical Manual, Risks

How to protect your masonry from frost and rain

Published by: Phil Thomas
Learn everything you need to know about working with and protecting masonry in cold weather in this technical blog.
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