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Brisbane Private Hospital Remedies Leaking Roof Joints

Brisbane Private Hospital Remedies Leaking Roof Joints

Brisbane Private Hospital had leaking roof joints which affected the rooms below. Soprema Torch On waterproofing was applied to remedy the problem...

Overview

  • Property Type: Commercial
  • Project Type: Remedial
  • Scope: Leaking roof joints, affecting medical suites, high risk of infection due to mould
  • Contractor: Ben Calcutt Waterproofing
  • Category: Waterproofing

 

Products Used

  • Soprema Torch On

 

Project Details

Brisbane Private Hospital is the city’s leading inner city hospital treating over 20,000 patients each year. The 154 bed private hospital is located in Brisbane’s busiest medical precinct, Wickham Terrace, in the heart of the CBD. The Hospital offers a combination of specialist medical and surgical services, with the theatre complex performing over 15,000 procedures each year.

Brisbane Private Hospital had leaks in the roof joints that affected the medical suites below. Leaking roofs are a serious issue in themselves but the seriousness is compounded in a medical setting, with a high risk of infection due to mould.

 

Methodology

To rectify the issue, Brisbane Private Hospital sought a solution from Ben Calcutt Waterproofing (Contractor) and Bayset. A two layer Torch On waterproofing system from Soprema was applied to ensure the roof would be watertight for the next 20 years.

 

Result & Testimonial

The Soprema Torch On was applied so to achieve a very pleasing aesthetic result as well as a high quality waterproofing result. Brisbane Private Hospital is in discussions with the contractor and Bayset for the future waterproofing of the other hospitals roofs.