Balcony and Terraces
Balconies and terraces are great way of utilising additional space in a property, however, badly constructed, overloaded, inadequately waterproofed structures and structures where the surface water dispersal is not properly addressed, can lead to major problems.
The intelligent covering assemblies of Schlüter-Systems allow for permanently sound tiles in outdoor areas. There is a vast range of solutions to choose from, whether you are renovating a terrace, or searching for a solution for bonded waterproofing to edge profiles and gutters, the components of Schlüter-Systems are a perfect match.
Drainage is also a key consideration when it comes to balconies and terraces for the project specifier, poor construction can lead to blocked or inadequate drains which, in turn, can result in ponding of water, creating an additional load on the structure.
So how can Schlüter help? Schlüter’s drainage systems provide effective and lasting solutions for draining precipitation and cleaning water from balconies and terraces, whether you need drainage channels along the edge of the balcony, floor drains or openings in a parapet. Products include Schlüter®-DITRA-DRAIN, the first and only passive capillary bonded drainage and uncoupling system, or Schlüter®-TROBA, the classic drainage membrane for installation in gravel and crushed stone beds. Schlüter®-BARIN is a gutter system for balconies and terraces and Schlüter®-KERDI-DRAIN is a floor point-drainage system for installation with Schlüter®-KERDI or other bonded waterproof membranes. The profiles of the Schlüter®- DILEX series offer maintenance-free and functional solutions for all relevant movement joints in balconies and terraces. The profiles are weatherproof and temperature-resistant.