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PWR Tag

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...

PWR – Penetrating Water Repellent sealer protects your property from salt, water penetration and chemical attack, yet allows water vapour to escape so the substrate can “breathe”. PWR is an excellent invisible dry-look water repellent for many substrates including paths and traffic bearing surfaces, bricks, concrete,...

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...

5 Benefits you can expect with Penetrating Water Repellent (PWR) Sealant: 1. Long-lasting BARRIER against SALT, MOISTURE and CHEMICAL attacks 2. Great CURB APPEAL and SALE VALUE with New-Look preservation 3. Invisible, dry and natural look finish 4. Protection against damage caused by moisture intrusion (corrosion, concrete cancer, efflorescence,...

  Safety coatings are normally used to reduce the risk of a slip, trip or fall. The surface profile of these coating systems is raised to provide greater traction to each footstep. Therefore, safety coatings need to be extremely robust because loading is applied to a...

Tips for cleaning slip-resistant concrete floors: 1. Sweep 2. Wash 3. Rinse 4. Squeegee The texture of slip-resistant concrete flooring provides you with the traction you need for safety. It also means that you may need to take a different approach to cleaning. Many slip-resistant floor coatings provide a “gritty”...