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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...

Remove and reinstate bituminous torch-on membrane. Waterstop Solutions NSW was engaged to inspect a leaking concrete rooftop of a commercial building in Sydney and to provide an asset preserving remedial waterproofing solution. During the inspection, Adrian, our NSW manager found several areas where the existing...

Remedial waterproofing of basement storeroom area. The part of the building that was affected by water ingress is partially built underground in a hilly area of Brisbane and was originally a garage that has since been converted into a storage room with adjoining bedrooms....

Sydney basement car park suffering high-flow water intrusion Waterstop Solutions NSW came to the site manager’s aid and swiftly responded to the emergency situation where the whole lower level of the car park was flooded. ...

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...

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...