16 Jan Car bay leak sealing works – Water ingress remediation
Our Waterstop Solutions team of leak sealing technicians recently completed leak sealing works of a car bay, showing signs of water ingress through the wall-floor joint.
Wall-floor joints in infill slabs often act as leakage points. This can cost-effectively be remediated with targeted high-pressure injection into the joints and cracks to create a deep waterproof seal.
The water intrusion in the infill slab was effectively treated by targeted high-pressure injection into the wall-floor joint. The injected hydrophilic polyurethane resin chased the water deep into cracks and formed a flexible watertight seal.
After allowing the polyurethane to react and bind with any water present in the crack and surrounding concrete to form a flexible seal, the injection ports were removed and the holes filled with a suitable concrete repair material. (This can be followed by the application of an epoxy coating or a negative/reverse side membrane.)
Even a seemingly superficial leak can be symptomatic of hidden moisture-related deterioration, so they are best to remediate at an early stage to help decrease the expenses of extensive remedial repairs.
Image: Before commencing leak sealing works of water ingress in garage car bay.
Image: During leak sealing injection of wall-floor joint in garage car bay.
Image: Leak sealing injection works completed. Injection ports removed and the holes filled with a suitable concrete repair material. (This can be followed by the application of an epoxy coating or a negative/reverse side membrane.)
It takes licenced remedial waterproofer and leak sealing experts like us at Waterstop Solutions to ensure that the pathways for water to ingress are properly sealed off. A depth of technical knowledge and experience, along with a proud reputation for integrity and reliability, has made Waterstop Solutions the go-to company for many Defect Managers working for major construction companies across Queensland and New South Wales.
We at Waterstop Solutions have the technical and practical expertise to diagnose the source of the leak and will provide you with our recommended solution to achieving an effective, high-quality, long-lasting repair to stop the water ingress with minimal disruption
We believe in and are committed to always delivering high-quality solutions by utilising the right products and techniques for each specific project combined with our industry-leading know-how on tap. We have a large talent pool of specialist leak sealing and concrete repair technicians with Certificate III in construction waterproofing in Queensland and New South Wales that are extensively trained in our systems and project execution methods.
The leadership positions on every Waterstop Solutions project are operated by highly qualified, certified and experienced industry professionals. Our in-house skills and expertise gained from more than 60 years of industry experience provide a full range of high-quality remedial waterproofing and concrete repair works to commercial buildings, civil infrastructures, industrial sites and residential properties. From waterproofing diagnostics, preventative and remediation solutions – All of our waterproofing solutions are quality guaranteed.
If you have any issues with water ingress, cracking concrete slabs, structural cracks, concrete deterioration, moisture, seepage, efflorescence, rising damp and/or high-flow active leaks in concrete structures, we would be happy to assist you. You are welcome to contact us with any questions that you may have.
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Good maintenance begins with a proactive approach to maintain, keep, preserve and protect a building.
Remember that seepage/water ingress into areas such as balconies, basements, concrete roofs, car parks and retaining walls, should not be ignored – call a remedial waterproofing professional today for an assessment to provide you with the best solution for your situation.
At Waterstop Solutions, we carry out a wide range of remedial works to concrete structures post-construction stage in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Sydney and outlying areas in Queensland and New South Wales.
Equipped with major civil works experience, we can quickly determine the best approach to rectify all seepage and concrete deterioration issues.