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Penetrating Sealant Tag

Cold and wet weather can cause leaks and seepage in buildings due to thermal contraction. Most materials expand when they are heated, and contract when they are cooled. Concrete will expand or contract due to fluctuations in temperature, so concrete structures will shrink during the...

Waterstop Solutions NSW team attended a large-scale food manufacturing facility in Sydney where they inspected two floor slab panels that had cracked and also had become unstable, as identified by our client. Due to the failure of the slab our Sydney team was given the...

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...

Cleaning and sealing tips for unsealed concrete and masonry without pressure washer. 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....

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...

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...

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...

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