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For a flat roof to function properly and not leak, the surface water needs to be discharged quickly without ponding or stagnation. Water ponding on a flat roof is one of the main causes of waterproofing membrane deterioration because most membranes such as acrylic membranes...

The placement and the sealing of concrete joints are both very important aspects of construction to ensure that the concrete slabs remain intact and structurally sound. Improper filling and/or sealing of joints by using incorrect material, inadequate filler depth and incorrect ratio of sealant, are just...

5 Benefits you can expect with Penetrating Water Repellent (PWR) Sealant: 1. Long-lasting BARRIER against SALT, MOISTURE and CHEMICAL attacks 2. Great CURB APPEAL and SALE VALUE with New-Look preservation 3. Invisible, dry and natural look finish 4. Protection against damage caused by moisture intrusion (corrosion, concrete cancer, efflorescence,...

The Waterstop Solutions NSW team in Sydney recently provided an effective and durable solution to a leaking concrete bridge slab from which the occupied area underneath suffered water ingress during rainfall. Water was leaking through shrinkage cracks from the above-mentioned concrete bridge slab, into the gift...

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...

Consequences of water ingress to the lift pit. Water in the lift pit can lead to Health & Safety issues and costly lift break down. Any water in the lift pit can affect the lift mechanism and electrical systems, which may lead to the lift breaking down....

What do we mean by subsurface drainage? Why is it important and how do we fix it? Advantages of reliable and durable subsurface drainage. Facilitates the evacuation of water. Avoids pooling of water and saturation of tiling or topping screeds. Reduces moisture-related distress. Provides aeration to the building elements. Aids in...

Environmental stresses on concrete in coastal areas. Reinforced concrete structures degrade with time and exposure to the environment, particularly if that environment contains salts. Reduction of the concrete’s alkalinity either by carbonation or by the ingress of chlorides (salts) are the most common causes of concrete corrosion....

WHAT ARE YOUR DAMAGED FLOOR JOINTS COSTING YOU IN FORKLIFT REPAIRS AND REDUCED PRODUCTIVITY? Damaged, separated concrete slab joints can slow down forklift traffic. Travelling over damaged expansion joints and contraction/control joints is hard on all parts of your forklift. Frequent repairs and wheel replacements can...

Cracking concrete slabs - Structural restoration In the light of the current media coverage of the building defect crisis in Australia, we have had an influx of inquiries regarding observed potential structural cracks in concrete slabs and other types of building defect issues such as failed...