Old Sarawak Museum Conservation Works

Check mineral contamination level for all brickwalls by testing specialist.

Remove plaster up to the mineral contaminated level

Remove paint for the art features at the internal wall with approved paint remover.

After the waffle ceiling paint is removed, repair the crack line and unsound concrete surface by using injection and grouting method.

Apply cocoon for the internal and external brick wall to absorb the salt inside the brick.

Remove cocoon after 2 weeks. Treat the brick wall with damp proof course, a moisture barrier to prevent rising damp.

Apply lime plaster after complete all the brick wall treatments.

Apply 3 coats of lime skim coats, and finished by 2 coats of lime wash(lime based paint) to the wall.

Apply bituminous self adhesive preformed waterproofing or damp proof membrane at floor.

Apply self adhesive waterproofing preformed membrane to concrete flat roof concrete gutters and timber roof.

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