Drained Protection Waterproofing & Under Floor Heating (Pic).

Nice photo (albeit in poor light), showing the use of a clip-rail system to install underfloor heating pipes over a cavity drainage damp proof membrane prior to screed application, on this remedial project addressing a problem of external tanking failure.  The clip-rail detail is important since it negates any requirement to fix through and therefore puncture the DPM.

membrane with UFH 1

membrane with UFH 1

This photo also illustrates the use of treated timber battens fixed and squared up ready to accept dry linings.  While many form independent studs which is quicker (cheaper), this typically loses excessive space while battens are extremely sturdy and maximise the size of the finished room.

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