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Can you see the damp-proof course (DPC)?

The proper installation of a damp-proof course (DPC) or flashing in brickwork is important for the weatherproofing of a building and the long term durability of the wall.
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Some of the most common defects reported on home builds relate to the incorrect installation of a damp-proof course (DPC).

Ensuring that the DPC is built in accordance with best practice and in line with the relevant regulations can prevent issues immediately post-build. It can also protect the home from the weather for the long-term. Visibility is crucial.

In this handy resource, we outline the range of compliance pathways included in Volume Two of the National Construction Code (NCC). We also include visual references to make it very clear how to comply (and how not to comply) with the requirements.

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Who is it for?

Residential Builders and Industry Professionals

Builders and building professionals responsible for brickwork who need to be across the regulations and rules for installing a DPC.

What does it include?

  • DPC visibility guidelines
  • Compliance pathways
  • Visual references.

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