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Future-Proofing Wet Rooms for Social Housing

A cost-effective and highly durable option, vinyl has traditionally been the go-to for flooring and walls in accessible wet rooms. Unfortunately, as the ADHB and others have found historically, small breaks in sheet vinyl welds can cause interior moisture damage over the years, resulting in expensive remedial work. Gilt Edge has developed systems to protect the interior build integrity of large scale hospital wet room installations.

When it comes to social housing, the total cost of ownership is reduced by avoiding costly and unexpected maintenance costs such as those experienced by the ADHB. Gilt Edge Systems are now available for social housing projects to help building owners safeguard their buildings and minimise future maintenance costs. 

Key to the durability of Gilt Edge's Seamless Flooring System is a flexible waterproof membrane layer which is installed beneath the vinyl to provide a second line of defence from moisture ingress. If the vinyl welds fail in part, the vinyl will start to fail, but it can be fixed without penetrating the waterproof membrane.

The 'Healthcare Wet Rooms — Set Down Subfloors, Waterproofing, and Sheet Vinyl Installation system' comes with a single system warranty, ensuring peace of mind for both clients and architects.

Learn how Gilt Edge future-proofed wet areas at Middlemore Hospital

For project assistance contact Gilt Edge Architectural Technical Consultant Ian Williams:
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 0274 364 642

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