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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...

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...

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...

Condensation on walls in winter - why it happens and how to fix it   Condensation problems within a building are usually indicative of humidity and ventilation problems within a property. It is often believed to be caused by building defect, but that is usually not the...

  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...