wet trades

wet trades

Those building trades which use dry building materials that are mixed with water; for example concrete, mortar, and plaster.
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Mr Tracey said the lack of job security has led to a huge decline in young people taking up apprentices in "wet trades" such as bricklaying, plastering, painting and tiling.
Wet trades and structural works for Phase 2 are being delivered by AFC, while the remaining specialist finishes - such as joinery and stone works - are being carried out by "top-quality subcontractors in the market", Kumar says.
The Bootle college's Wet Trades Curriculum co-ordinator, Martyn Pearson, said: "When we were approached to get involved by the 'Another Brick in the Wall L8' project team, we jumped at the chance.
Using the minimum of water in the wet trades, and storing the finishing pieces of timber in the warm house well before they are fitted, will help to keep the drying problems to a minimum.
* Workshops for motor vehicles, woodwork, wet trades such as plastering, mechanical, electrical, welding, plumbing and engineering science;
The selected contractors are Newport-based CW Electrical covering electrical installations; Peter O'Neill Services from Cwmbran supplying heating services; Caerphilly- based Quadron Services responsible for wet trades, carpentry and roofing.
The ability to fix directly to almost any substrate without the need for costly preparation, and with wet trades also being eliminated, means that down time, disruption and project duration are all significantly reduced.
ALEC will carry out the concrete, wet trades, and MEP works directly, and will appoint specialist subcontractors for facade, finishes, and external works packages.
The ability to fix directly to almost any substrate without the need for costly preparation, and with wet trades also being eliminated, downtime, disruption and project durations are all significantly reduced.