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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...

We at Waterstop Solutions can remediate your leaking lift pit and lift shaft to a dry and safe condition and help protect your asset from breakdowns caused by water ingress. Our leak sealing specialists leak seal inject and install waterproofing systems in lift pits that...

Remediation Durability Practices Pty Ltd and the making of the course Diploma of Remediation Practices. Remediation Durability Practices Pty Ltd was formed in 2021, and course development occurred with ASQA for course accreditation. More about the course...

Waterstop Solutions was engaged to treat the dampness of the walls of this lift shaft. Our client, the building’s facility manager, reported that they had only identified that the lift shaft walls were damp after rainy periods, and that no water ingress had been observed...

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...

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...

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...

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