Waterproofing Damp Vaults – Pineapple Dance Studios
Newton System 500 used to waterproof this listed vaulted basement in the famous dance studios in the centre of London. Installed by Newton Specialist Basement Contractor Liquatek. Newton 508 Mesh was applied to the convoluted vaults and plaster was applied directly
The extensive basement areas of Pineapple Dance Studios in Langley Street were suffering from extensive damp problems which subsequently rendered the below ground areas unusable.
Newton System 500 is ideal for waterproofing damp vaults as the membrane can be curved to match the substrate.
The convoluted vaulted aspects of the vaults under property lent itself to use a “combined” approach to dealing with the damp aspects of the structure. This included using Newton 508 Mesh with Newton NuSeal fixings as well as in some areas a Type A applied cementitious membrane.
The majority of the damp treatment works in the area involved fixing the Newton 508 meshed membrane at 250 centres vertically and horizontally mechanically to the structure to provide a robust background to apply a direct finish to the membrane.
Once the membrane was applied plaster was applied to the Newton 508 in 2 x 12mm coats allowing for 3-4 days between coats, giving a low profile and “dry” environment.
The Dance Studios have opened up now an extensive new area predominately for storage and maintenance equipment which was previously damp and unusable.
For further information about waterproofing damp vaults please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 01732 360095