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26.02.2015
News
The latest version of the LABC Warranty Technical Manual is now available. The manual, endorsed by RIBA and CIAT, is divided into chapters that each…
26.02.2015
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Increasingly stringent energy efficiency standards in the building regulations are encouraging the adoption of new cavity wall insulation techniques…
26.02.2015
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Inadequate falls in underground pipework are one of the main causes of failures that lead to a warranty claim. LABC Warranty claims history suggests…
26.02.2015
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Roofing is a high-risk activity. Working at height, sometimes with fragile materials, means roofers make up nearly a quarter of all workers killed in…
26.01.2015
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Demand for more innovative designs and improved light has increased the inclusion of balconies and elevated walkways. These are not a problem but do…
26.01.2015
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Our free suite of Construction Details provides industry standard designs and specifications for the construction of junctions. They provide a ‘…
26.01.2015
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The Stone Federation of Great Britain recommends using mechanical fixings to restrain stone fireplace surrounds, rather than adhesives, which are not…
26.01.2015
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Condensation in domestic dwellings can lead to significant structural problems, costly redecorating and can affect the health of the occupants if…
26.01.2015
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Traditional concrete pier foundations can be restrictive on certain projects and sometimes your client may want a quick turnaround or have…