Flood Prevention – Berkshire & Oxfordshire

Biocraft Ltd carries out flood prevention works throughout Berkshire and Oxfordshire. These works include installation of internal waterproofing and pump systems, water repellent application. cement grout injection, anti-flood air bricks, flood barrier construction, flood resilient construction and non-return drain valve installation. The most effective solution is a combination of flood barriers, internal waterproofing and flood resilient design…. Read more »

Mould Inhibiting Paint

Crown Trade Steracryl Mould Inhibiting Paint – Trusted Technology To Tackle ‘Condensation Season’ As temperatures drop, ‘condensation season’ can start to set in, creating concerns for some home owners. In such environments, the benefits of Crown Trade Steracryl Mould Inhibiting Paint add-up, offering targeted protection for areas that are subject to extreme condensation. Debbie Orr,… Read more »

Stop condensation and mould problems in your home

Stop condensation and mould problems in your home If your home suffers from severe condensation and mould growth, a whole home ventilation system will make these problems go away. The Drimaster offers cost-effective ventilation for the whole property using the tried and tested Positive Input Ventilation (PIV) principle, where fresh, filtered air is introduced into… Read more »

Start of Condensation Season 2015-16

With the first day of Autumn and the cooler evening temperatures, condensation season has returned. Condensation can be a significant problem for homeowners in the winter months as the external air temperature falls, water from the air forms as condensation on cold surfaces such as windows and external walls. This usually occurs between October and April. Biocraft has… Read more »

Specialist damp surveys in Hampshire

Biocraft carried out a specialist damp survey at an office in Hartley Wintney, Hampshire to investigate suspected rising dampness. We found that the wall was affected by penetrating dampness due to defective guttering and painted over drip groove on the window sill. The wall was very damp but would be expected to dry back once… Read more »

Photo of the Week

  Each week, we at Biocraft would like to share photos of various activities that Biocraft carry out This week’s photo of the week: “Suspected rising damp in Caversham” – it was a leak from the washing machine A property owner in Caversham, Berkshire contacted us after being told that they had rising dampness in their… Read more »

Cut in winter heating guidance

Families could reduce energy bills by following new guidance from Public Health England on recommended heating levels. Last winter, it said rooms occupied during the day should be kept at a minimum of 21C, and 18C at night. But now it has altered its view to a new recommendation of at least 18C day or… Read more »

Launch of the NHBC Technical Extra – Issue 16

NHBC Technical Extra November 2014 – Issue 16 The National House Building Council (NHBC) has this week launched the NHBC Technical Extra November 2014 – Issue 16 which introduces the chapter: ‘Waterproofing of basements and other below ground structures’. This new chapter is a key component in NHBC’s drive to improve basement construction. It is a chapter that… Read more »

Flood Defence & Prevention Expo

Flood Defence & Prevention Expo On the 4th & 5th December, the Flood Defence & Prevention Expo will open it’s doors to over 2,000 industry professionals at the ExCeL London exhibition. The expo is the official launch of the Flood Protection Group and there will include an extensive seminar and workshop schedule as well as live panel debates, and… Read more »