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Defects in concrete structures - with focus on identifying concrete cracks and how to fix them. Defects in concrete structures can occur during and after construction and different types of defects can form for various reasons. In this article, our focus is on identifying cracks in concrete....

  Brisbane weather: City to get month’s rainfall in a weekend Courier Mail reports today, 24th August 2018, that A WET and possibly thundery weekend is forecast across southern Queensland, with Brisbane expected to reach its average monthly rainfall total in just three days, starting today. Source:  https://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/weather/brisbane-weather-city-to-get-months-rainfall-in-a-weekend/news-story/7e4253d605a830f811406b08ad1642cd Brisbane is going to...

  Waterstop Solutions was recently appointed to carry out a large number of concrete repairs and joint refurbishment at a large Brisbane Warehouse   Maintaining a building in a good working condition takes a lot of effort from maintenance mangers and asset owners. Scheduled maintenance like plumbing, electrical and small repairs keep...

Swinging temperatures affecting building materials   Sudden and significant thermal changes may cause stress on building materials. Tiled balconies, podiums and roof decks are especially exposed to the destructive forces of the elements such as rain, wind, sunlight and cold conditions. All buildings go through thermal expansion and...

Rising Damp is a phenomenon where moisture from the ground is wicked up through the masonry and building materials by capillary action, resulting in moisture appearing to rise from the ground.  It is worth noting that Rising Damp only occurs on ground floor levels because...

Waterstop Solutions was recently commissioned to repair the waterproofing membrane in two leaking fire water retention tanks at a major public hospital in Queensland. Several repair attempts by other service providers had proven to be futile with recurrent poor membrane adhesion to the substrate in a...

Driest QLD Summer since 1989-90 - Really? It is surprising that with the copious amount of rain we have had in recent weeks brought to us by a so-called weak and short-lived rain-bringing La Niña, that this has been the driest summer since 1989-90 for Queensland. The...

Subterranean Wall Finally Withstanding Heavy Rain   To no surprise with the consistent rainfall that has stuck around for most of the month in the Brisbane region, numerous properties are starting to feel the effects of all the persistent rain. Recently Waterstop Solutions tended to a home that...

Waterstop Solutions prides itself on providing excellent remedial waterproofing, industry-leading concrete crack, leak sealing injections and concrete repair solutions, with a solid reputation for integrity built upon years of reliable service in the building and construction industry. Image: Waterstop Solutions Directors. From left: Chris Anderson and...

The architecturally-striking Holy Family Catholic Church in Indooroopilly secured the expert services of Waterstop Solutions recently, to preserve a piece of Brisbane’s cultural heritage for generations to come.  Built between 1961 and 1963, and designed by Brisbane architectural firm, Douglas and Barnes, this church is one...