Posts tagged with "sealing"



16. July 2016
It can be pretty devastating to see, how other trades dealing with already installed airtight membranes afterwards. No matter how bad it looks for the moment - all these additional and unexpected leakages need to get sealed properly again. Professional airtight installers will find solutions to bring messy installation back to a high airtight level.

05. January 2016
The best airtightness installation is completely worthless in case of "improvements" and "changes" caused by other tradesmen afterwards. Based on our experience, we´ve collected so far at Irish construction sites, we would highly recommend the launch of two measures to ensure the best airtightness results during the complete construction stage and afterwards: 1. Training and sensitisation of other affected trades (e.g. plumbers, electricians, drywall installers) regarding how to deal properly...

10. March 2015
Once again- DPC is not the a versatile sealing material. It just prevents the rising of dampness on the first or second layer of blockwork. On the photos above you can see a timber framed house, where DPC was used beneath the window frames. The course covered the entire horizontal joist of the stud work and caused dampness here. This happened du to "sweating" of the timber under the non-breathable DPC. Fortunately we had to remove the DPC on the inner side of the window to ensure the proper...

16. January 2015
prodomo Ireland is one of the best choices for a professional consulting in advance and the supply and fitting of reliable and affordable solutions afterwards. Think about what you need and what we offer - we don´t have the tunnel-view just by supplying only one product category. If we do you an offer for the proper sealing we definitely take notice about other jobs like heating or ventilation. No matter if you want to buy these products from us as well or elsewhere. We treat your building...

26. October 2014
The best passive house rated doors and windows are pointless without a proper fitting and sealing. The property owner was thinking of filling the cavity between the doorframe and the blocks by using concrete. He can do this now, after we installed an insulation layer and a sealing to prevent rising damp.