Technical Papers

Permeance–Drying through plaster TA18-2

A Technician Advisory is intended to add to a technician’s existing knowledge base and offer alternative solutions to specific issues. It is not intended as a definitive tutorial, nor to imply the recommendation of a particular methodology, since all situations must be assessed individually and any action taken is entirely the responsibility of the technician…

Removing Fire Residues TA9-3

A Technicians’ Advisory is intended to add to a technician’s existing knowledge base and offer alternative solutions to specific issues. It is not intended as a definitive tutorial, nor to imply the recommendation of a particular methodology, since all situations must be assessed individually and any action taken is entirely the responsibility of the technician…

Replastering Fact Sheet

Published with permission of Scott & Company – Chartered Surveyors and Historic Building Consultants    Introduction A building may be being re-plastered for various reasons. The original plaster may have failed, or possibly a modern plaster has been applied to an older building which has proved to be defective. This fact sheet is prepared to give…

Sorption Curves & Moisture Readings TA18-1

A Technician Advisory is intended to add to a technician’s existing knowledge base and offer alternative solutions to specific issues. It is not intended as a definitive tutorial, nor to imply the recommendation of a particular methodology, since all situations must be assessed individually and any action taken is entirely the responsibility of the technician…

Water & flood damage restoration – ABI September 2016

WATER & FLOOD DAMAGE RESTORATION – Moisture Detection, Drying and Strip-Out was launched at the ABI Property Conference on 29 September 2016. The document focuses on high-level damage management and restoration industry activities which may be involved during reinstatement of properties that have suffered water of flood damage, and sets out some key principles which…