Balcony Refurbishment, Bayswater House, Portsmouth
With the walkways being located over the residents’ flats, a high performance and fully reinforced waterproofing system with a 20 year guarantee was required by client Portsmouth City Council to take up any future structural movement. There was the additional challenge of limited access to the flats, which meant the solution had to be fast curing to minimise disruption to the residents and also low odour.
For a tough, durable, aesthetically appealing and skid resistant finish, the licensed contractor installed 200m2 of the cold-applied Pro-BW® (Reinforced) system from Proteus Waterproofing. A fine aggregate in the skid resistant finish was added by Proteus to allow for an easy cleaning surface.
Key Requirement: Minimal disruption
Pro-BW® (Reinforced) ensured minimal disruption and inconvenience thanks to the fast curing system allowing foot traffic within 2 hours of installation. The use of Pro-BW® (Reinforced) also reduced the risk of further water ingress whilst works were undertaken and ensured access to the walkways was reinstated quickly and efficiently.
Key Requirements: Health and Safety
As it is cold installed, Pro-BW® (Reinforced) meets health and safety criteria by minimising risk to site operatives and local residents. Pro-BW® (Reinforced) also offers a low-odour application to provide the safest and most convenient solution on site for the licensed contractor.
Key Requirement: Quality control
Proteus Waterproofing and the contractor worked in close partnership to successfully deliver the project to a very high standard within the required timeframe. Proteus Technical Managers made regular inspections, reporting on progress, ensuring the installation of Pro-BW® (Reinforced) met the required standards.