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water seepage Tag

Waterproofing repair and leak sealing injection to stop water seepage. The existing waterproof membrane behind the render was breached and allowed some moisture to seep through as evidenced by smaller areas of render delamination. ...

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...

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its 2020 Spring Outlook, showing much of Australia has a high likelihood of above average rainfall in the coming months....

Our leak sealing specialists' aptitude combined with ongoing training from industry leaders equip them with expert skills and knowledge, delivering excellent and reliable outcomes for our clients. They make the "impossible" possible out of situations where others have tried before - Always Advancing. ...

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...

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...

Calthemites is concrete, mortar or lime-derived secondary deposits consisting primarily of calcium carbonate that grow on or under man-made alkaline structures, such as concrete, and mimic the shapes and forms of cave speleothems, such as stalactites....

THERE ARE 3 MAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMPNESS: Penetrating Damp, Condensation and Rising Damp. Many of the visual signs of the three main categories of dampness in buildings may look quite similar to the untrained eye. This is why penetrating damp and condensation can be mistaken...