Ground Floors

This film describes the various forms of ground floor structure which are likely to be found in both existing and new housing. It explains the evolution of modern practice and materials and shows modern floors in the process of construction. The film introduces those criteria which affect floor selection and highlights some of the factors which can lead to premature floor failure.

Topics include

  • Raised timber floors
  • Ground bearing slabs
  • Hardcore
  • Membranes
  • Pre-cast concrete floors
  • Jet floor
  • Floor finishes
  • Insulation

DVD, WMV, Flash, Quicktime 29 mins

Copyright UWE, Bristol 2006

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