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IKO Asphalt and PMMA Balcony, Walkway and Terrace Systems

Exposed spaces such as balconies, terraces and walkways require durable and flexible waterproofing solutions such as mastic asphalt or poly-methyl-methacrylate (PMMA). This is because the solution used should withstand the demands of changing weather conditions and mechanical loads, as well as plant matter and chemical corrosion. Balconies and terraces can be positioned above habitable spaces and may require a fully insulated flooring system.

Railing posts, and door and window joints, are areas where moisture is likely to penetrate, with the potential to damage the fabric of the building. The ease of application, strength, stability, and resistance to moisture penetration that both mastic asphalt screed and PMMA based flooring systems can offer, make them well suited for specification in these applicaitons.

Mastic asphalt screed for balcony applications

Mastic asphalt screed is formulated from bitumen modified with limestone fillers and specially graded aggregates. The installation requires heat for fast curing times, which allows the area to be trafficked within a day. The material is compatible with a variety of flooring surfaces. Mastic asphalt screed is a durable, voidless solution designed to provide drainage falls or act as a base for a suitable flooring system.

PMMA for balcony applications

PMMA is a cold-applied two component liquid flooring and waterproofing solution that is ideal for balcony applications. It is ideally suited to precision work, and in areas that require concentrated load resistance. The wet-on-wet installation means that if a multi-layer system is used, it can be installed rapidly and relatively easily. Cold applied products are available in a variety of decorative finishes, including a non-slip finishing surface where required.

What are the benefits of mastic asphalt screed for balcony applications?

  • Rapid application without extended curing times of wet screeds
  • Strong and durable
  • The surface can be trafficked or covered with a compatible surface system within a day
  • IKO is a member of the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC), offering quality assurance across the full range of IKO mastic asphalt products
  • Suitable for levelling of uneven substrates and does not require compacting
  • Mastic asphalt products are carbon neutral, achieving CarbonZero standard

 

What are the benefits for PMMA for balcony applications?

  • Seamless, waterproof membrane
  • Rapid, relatively easy and flame-free application that is ideal for projects that need to be released quickly or where buildings are in use
  • IKO is a member of the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA)
  • IKO cold applied flooring uses sustainable PMMA technology
  • Assortment of decorative finishes, including bonded tiles
  • Limited construction height
  • Easy to use, ideally suited for difficult areas that require precision works

 

The majority of IKO products are manufactured in the UK from responsibly, and where possible, locally sourced materials in order to reduce our carbon footprint and help with the sustainability of your project.

 

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                            • Low Maintenance with a polished or matt finish

                            • Moisture and rodent Resistant

                            • Radon & Methane Barrier

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