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Protective concrete coating

Waterproofing repair and leak sealing injection to stop water seepage. The existing waterproof membrane behind the render was breached and allowed some moisture to seep through as evidenced by smaller areas of render delamination. ...

Based on our inspector’s assessment, the spalling concrete along the slab edge is caused by water leaking through the floor/wall joint from the lawn and planter box area directly above the slab. During the inspection, our inspector noted that guttering was installed right underneath the slab...

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...

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...

Cleaning and sealing tips for concrete and masonry. With the longer days and the chill of winter long gone, a lot of people get into the spring-cleaning mood. It’s almost like it is part of a yearly ritual, rooted in tradition. The sense of satisfaction...

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....

Lift pits are like mini basements because they are almost always below ground. They are vulnerable to rising water table level, which usually occurs during the wet season. Interestingly, the water table level can be altered by adjacent construction, so a lift pit that used to be...