Waterproofing and surfacing solutions for healthcare buildings
A hospital or other healthcare building cannot close for repair or maintenance, it must remain open to provide ongoing care for its patients. Creating and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for staff and patients alike is critical now and for a facility’s long-term future.
Triflex waterproofing and surfacing technology has helped create and maintain a healthy atmosphere for a number of healthcare establishments. It is solvent free, low odour and can be safely applied without the need for hot works while patients and staff remain in the building. For public buildings you can also be assured that our systems meet the requirements of level 2 BIM and have a long term meaningful warranty to ensure that the building remains waterproof and safe for the long term.
Don’t make the mistake of opting for a cheaper solution, it will cost you dear - your premises could suffer from water ingress or condensation that is unhealthy for both patients and staff and affect the integrity of the building. Let us help you get it right.
Advantages at a glance
- Durable, long term structural protection
- Cold liquid applied – no fire risk during application
- Rapid curing in as little as just 45 minutes, even at low temperatures
- Can be applied at any time of year and there is no need to close down your facilities
- Available in a wide range of colours to help enhance the patients experience
- Solvent and isocyanate free
- Meets level 2 BIM requirements
Getting your waterproofing specification right
Our job is to make sure that you get the right solution over the long term. Our cold applied waterproofing and surfacing systems are based on extensive research and development, but helping you get the right answer is about far more than this.
From day one of your project we will work with you to get the specification that meets your needs. This involves:
- Consultation. We will listen and work with you towards a solution right from the first enquiry
- Survey. Our technical team will carry out a thorough on-site condition survey
- Testing. If needed we will conduct core, adhesion, cohesive strength and other testing
- Specification proposal. After evaluating your project, we will provide you with a comprehensive bespoke specification
- Installation. We only work with our network of trained Authorised Installers to ensure a quality installation and we can provide on-site support and quality control
- Warranty. Our solutions are underpinned by meaningful warranties backed by insurance
Safe year-round application
Healthcare facilities cannot shut down their facilities when every day of closure would seriously impinge on patient care.
Unlike traditional hot applied systems, such as asphalt, Triflex cold applied waterproofing and surfacing systems can be installed at any time of year. They are totally safe, do not use solvents, have low odour variants and pose no fire risk. It means that new build properties can open faster and those in need of refurbishment can stay open while the work is done.
The curing process typically takes about 45 minutes regardless of the external temperature and can be walked on after just an hour. Minimal pre-works are required and the waterproofing and surfacing system can be patched or applied straight over the top of the existing solution. There is no need for skips and nothing to take to landfill.
Whether it’s a roof, walkway or car park, we can supply a solution that causes minimum disruption to you, the staff and patients.
Waterproofing and surfacing solutions for all applications
Our waterproofing and surfacing systems are designed for all structures and applications including roofs, carparks, walkways, terraces, balconies, stairs, stairwells and access ramps. They are functional, durable, slip resistant and aesthetic.
For long term protection of new build and as a rapid, effective answer for repair and refurbishment, our roof and waterproofing systems provide the highest levels of certified protection.
Roofs on healthcare buildings are not only subjected to the weather all year round but host a vast number of services such as air conditioning units, cabling and ducting, plant equipment and PV panels. Supplying a waterproofing solution that can seal around even the smallest detail and be strong enough to take the regular foot traffic of maintenance teams for all these services is no mean task. And to help keep maintenance personnel safe rooftop service walkways can be introduced in contrasting colours with an anti-skid finish.
Our solutions are easy to apply using a roller or brush - so they really come into their own when waterproofing around complicated structures. Better still they are solvent and isocyanate free, have a low odour and are completely safe to apply, allowing patients and staff to remain in the building during refurbishment or repair.
Once they are applied they only take 45 minutes to cure and can be walked upon with an hour. They provide a durable, puncture proof and long-lasting solution to even the most complex of jobs.
In the healthcare environment, you often need to get from A to B quickly but safely. Walkways, ramps and stairways need to be safe, slip resistant and clearly marked.
Triflex offers a wide range of cold liquid applied waterproofing and surfacing systems in a wide range of colours, textures and designs. You can also be safe in the knowledge that these fast curing systems are based on the most advanced polymer chemistry, providing long term safety and protection.
In summary, we can provide a walkway surfacing and protection solution that is ready to walk on within an hour. It will offer healthcare visitors, patients and staff a clear and safe journey.
Car park solutions
Car parks are subjected to high loads from vehicles and exposed to weathering, wear, mechanical damage and chemical attack. Over time this can lead to structural damage and failure. Owners or operators have a legal duty of care for the integrity and safety of the structure at all times.
At the same time a car park is generally the first impression that visitors or even patients to the hospital have, and first impressions count. It needs to look good, providing a safe and secure impression but also have good skid and slip resistance with clear markings and signage.
By providing a wide range of high quality materials, design assistance and colours, Triflex can meet all of these requirements. Our heavy duty, waterproofing, surfacing and protection systems provide long term structural protection that maintains its appearance and skid resistance over time. Using our systems can help to minimise accidents and improve a user’s safety and navigation.