PCA Weekly News – 17th May 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Governments Select Committee Report into Japanese Knotweed 2019 International Structural Waterproofing Conference MEMBERS ONLY: 2019 AGM and Open Day Top 5 Tips for Invasive Species Week Additional Course Date Released – ID & Cell Burial Type B Waterproofing – Key Considerations Step into Read the full article…

Key Considerations for Type B Waterproofing Systems

Ahead of the 2019 International Structural Waterproofing Conference on 17th July 2019 and following on from the article I wrote recently on LinkedIn regarding Type A Waterproofing, it only seemed fair to give other types of waterproofing their fair share of attention! So this article will look at Type B Read the full article…

Top 5 Gardening Tips for Invasive Species Week

This week the Property Care Association is proudly supporting ‘Invasive Species Week‘ (a joint initiative, led by the GB Non-Native Species Secretariat NNSS) with an appeal to gardeners and householders to play their part in stemming non-native weeds. Help reduce the spread of non-native plants Our very own Technical Manager, Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 10th May 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Hodgson View – Flood Protection:Time for FloodRe to Step Up! International Structural Waterproofing Conference AGM – Something a bit different this year! PCA attends RICS Meeting You asked…so we delivered! Promoting Best Practice through Technical Documents Step into Spring with some Training! In Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 3rd May 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Biocides Register Boasts Impressive Numbers! Structural Waterproofing Apprenticeship Barrier (Type A) Waterproofing – Key Considerations Sava Warning to Think Twice About Giving Free Advice Skilled Contractors for the Retrofit Revolution Step into Spring with Some Training Need More PCA Vehicle Stickers? Biocides Register Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 26th April 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: A Case Study on Spanish Timber Buildings Ventilation and Approved Document F Exclusive Course for PCA Members! On-site Contamination and Cell Burial Course Skillset Shortage – Preparing for the Future A Case Study on Spanish Timber Buildings Our very own Steve Hodgson was Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 18th April 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Glyphosate in the Spotlight! Meet the PCA Greenhouse 2019 STBA-SPAB Conference Changes to HSE Processes Step into Spring with Some Training Glyphosate in the spotlight! The herbicide Glyphosate is often quoted as being the biggest selling chemical active ingredient in the plant protection Read the full article…

Glyphosate in the Spotlight!

The herbicide Glyphosate has been with us for about 50 years and is often quoted as being the biggest selling chemical active ingredient in the plant protection market. For us it forms the basis of the majority of invasive weed control protocols, because: It is very effective Risk assessments usually Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 12th April 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Call for Papers – Deadline 18 April! Amazon now Offering Extractor Fan Installation! Free Money for Training? Yes Please! Structural Waterproofing Apprenticeship – 1st cohort PCA Apprentice Wins Master Builder Regional Award! Step into Spring with Some Training Call for Papers – Deadline Read the full article…

Amazon now offering ventilation installation!

Just before Christmas one of our members pointed out that whilst they were researching ventilation systems online, they discovered that Amazon are offering an extractor fan installation service. Given that you can now buy everything else on Amazon, this should not be any great surprise! Are Amazon adhering to ventilation Read the full article…

Free Money for Training? Yes please!

Who wouldn’t want some free money for training? It might sound like a silly question but you might be surprised at the number of businesses that simply walk by an offer thinking it might be too good to be true, or it was not worth the time to put in Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 5th April 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: PCA Submits Paper for Journal Ahead of Conference Call for Papers – Be a Part of the Conversation PCA Presents at UCL Open Day Event Residential Ventilation Group Meeting Step into Spring with some training LABC Shares Ideas for Amazing Basements PCA Submits Read the full article…

PCA Weekly News – 29th March 2019

In your weekly PCA update this week: Homes Act 2018 – Is Dampness Back in the Spotlight? Glyphosate ‘on trial’ in the US Call for Papers – Be a part of the Conversation Regional Meetings – Thanks to all who Attended! **Members Only** PCA attends RICS Leaders Forum Environment Agency Read the full article…