Augusta House

Augusta House, a prestigious residential apartment block overlooking Worthing Seafront required refurbishment work to the main roof as the existing ageing asphalt had begun to fail causing water ingress into the properties below.

Product brief:

Following a site survey, Proteus Pro-Felt® ‘Ultima-Plus’ Fireguard was specified as a competitive and cost-effective waterproofing solution.

Key Requirements: High Performance Waterproofing

Due to the nature of the building, a liquid membrane was initially recommended. As some of the residents required a cost saving solution, Pro-Felt® ‘Ultima Plus’ Fireguard was installed as the fire rated product was deemed to be a suitable alternative. Proteus Waterproofing worked closely with the Proteus Approved Contractor to ensure the project was completed to a high standard.

Key Requirements: Health & Safety

When working on occupied or public buildings, specifically in busy town centres, safety is always of utmost importance, as well as keeping disruptions to a minimum. Proteus Waterproofing always promote fire safe instillation methods. The Proteus Pro-Felt® range conforms to the industry lead Safe2Torch guidelines and is also certified with the highest European Fire Rating BroofT4.

Key Requirements: Long Term Performance

Proteus Pro-Felt® ‘Ultima Plus’ is a high-performance multi-layer bituminous membrane system, tested to perform in extreme temperatures and weather conditions. This membrane is impervious to water and will achieve a weather-tight roof. It has class leading modified bitumen content which allows the flexible membrane to move with the building and ensure long term durability and performance which is certified by the BBA to be in excess of 30years.

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