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Concrete Repair

Times of drought - All water utilities across Australia struggle with increased population growth and extended periods of low rainfall. The Millennium Drought has caused challenges for all Australian urban water supplies. The levels in major east coast storages have diminished to the lowest levels in...

Our client came to us to ask for advice on repairs of concrete cancer after their building inspector had identified exposed, rusting rebar with some cracking on the overhang beam on the side of the cantilevered pool. The concrete scan that the building inspector carried...

Several factors predetermine the risk of concrete cancer, including proximity to the coastline and a built-up environment; the degree of concrete cover to steel reinforcing; the presence of differential metals; the quality and density of coating systems; inadequate waterproofing; building defects cracking; joint and penetration...

While most types of cracks do not affect the structural stability or durability, a crack’s status identification is critically important. Identifying what type of crack it is and how it occurred, will help determine what repairs are required – if any....

Our Brisbane office has gone solar! Going solar is a great choice for Waterstop Solutions for a couple of reasons. We wanted to do our part in reducing our traditional electricity usage by replacing it with a greener electricity source, so shifting to solar energy consumption is...

Concrete stump repair - The damage to the concrete stumps/stilts by efflorescence appeared to be in the early to mid-stage with only two small sections of unsound concrete observed. When treated early, the risk of developing concrete spalling may be largely mitigated. Harold provided many design...

We can safely conduct inspections during the Coronavirus crisis, but did you know that Waterstop Solutions can provide quotes without an inspection?* Everyone at Waterstop Solutions has been given detailed instructions on how to follow the Government guidelines of health, hygiene and social distancing practices...

Once water enters a crack, it is usually only a matter of time before the water leads to oxidization of the rebar/reinforcing steel. Concrete steps can crack and break up over time. Thermal changes and exposure to rain and driving wind can lead to water...

Water leaking into the basement after heavy rain is a common occurrence. Water always finds a way, so basement waterproofing and adequate drainage are especially needed in cases where groundwater is likely to build up in the soil and cause a rise in the water...

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...