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  • AS 3740-2004

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    Waterproofing of wet areas within residential buildings

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  24-06-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2004

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Sets out criteria for wet areas within residential buildings. It gives minimum requirements for materials, designs and installations.

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    This Standard sets out requirements for materials and minimum design and installation criteria for the waterproofing of wet areas within residential buildings. It includes typical details of construction materials and methods. It does not cover situations where flooding of the wet areas occurs through overflowing of vessels and showers or plumbing failures. NOTES: 1 Appendix A provides guidance on means for compliance with this Standard. 2 Appendix B provides design considerations for wet area waterproofing.

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    Committee BD-038
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 3740-1989.Second edition 1994.Third edition 2004. First published as AS 3740-1989. Second edition 1994. Third edition 2004.

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    AS/NZS 2908.2:2000 Cellulose-cement products Flat sheets (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 1170.2:2002 Structural design actions Wind actions
    AS 1684.3-1999 Residential timber-framed construction Cyclonic areas
    AS/NZS 1170.1:2002 Structural design actions Permanent, imposed and other actions
    AS 3566.2-2002 Self-drilling screws for the building and construction industries - Corrosion resistance requirements
    AS 1684.4-1999 Residential timber-framed construction, - Simplified - Non-cyclonic areas (SEE IMPORTANT NOTE)
    AS 1684.2-2006 Residential timber-framed construction Non-cyclonic areas (SEE IMPORTANT NOTE)
    AS CA27-1959 Code of recommended practice for internal plastering on solid backgrounds
    AS/NZS 2269:2004 Plywood - Structural
    AS/NZS 2269:1994 Plywood - Structural
    AS 1684.2-1999 Residential timber-framed construction Non-cyclonic areas
    AS/NZS 2924.1:1998 High pressure decorative laminates - Sheets made from thermosetting resins Classification and specifications
    AS 1566-1997 Copper and copper alloys - Rolled flat products (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 3958.1-2007 Ceramic tiles Guide to the installation of ceramic tiles
    AS 3600-2001 Concrete structures
    AS 1860-1998 Installation of particleboard flooring
    AS/NZS 4858:2004 Wet area membranes (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 1860.1:2002 Particleboard flooring Specifications
    AS 1684.4-2006 Residential timber-framed construction - Simplified - Non-cyclonic areas (SEE IMPORTANT NOTE)
    AS 2334-1980 Steel nails - Metric series (Reconfirmed 2015)
    AS 1684.3-2006 Residential timber-framed construction Cyclonic areas
    AS 3566.1-2002 Self-drilling screws for the building and construction industries General requirements and mechanical properties
    AS/NZS 2588:1998 Gypsum plasterboard (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2870-1996 Residential slabs and footings - Construction
    AS 3700-2001 Masonry structures
    AS 3958.1-1991 Ceramic tiles - Guide to the installation of ceramic tiles

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    HB 52-2000 The Bathroom Book
    AS 4299-1995 Adaptable housing
    AS 3958.1-2007 Ceramic tiles Guide to the installation of ceramic tiles
    AS 1684.2-2006 Residential timber-framed construction Non-cyclonic areas (SEE IMPORTANT NOTE)
    AS 1860-1998 Installation of particleboard flooring
    HB 52-2000 The Bathroom Book
    AS 1428.1-2001 Design for access and mobility General requirements for access - New building work
    AS 1288-2006 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation
    AS/NZS 4858:2004 Wet area membranes (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 3958.2-1992 Ceramic tiles Guide to the selection of a ceramic tiling system
    AS 4226-2008 Guidelines for safe housing design
    HB 125-2007 The glass and glazing handbook (including guide to AS 1288, Glass in buildings - Selection and installation)
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