Archive for May, 2018

Rising Damp in your walls – What can you do?

Rising Damp in your walls – What can you do?

Rising Damp in your walls – What can you do? What causes damp to rise in houses? Causes of damp – rising dampness. Mostly found on the ground floor. This localized dampness at the bottom of your walls. This where the name “rising damp” comes from. Moisture penetrates through or past the damp course. Resulting in formation of dampness.  Faulty or non-existent damp course, breakdown of damp course all can cause rising damp. Moisture in structures occurs mostly occurs to […]

Single Leaf Construction Waterproofing Concrete Masonry

Single Leaf Construction Waterproofing Concrete Masonry

Single Leaf Construction Waterproofing Concrete Masonry How to waterproof a building single leaf construction waterproofing concrete masonry. Building waterproofing, single leaf concrete masonry walls is efficient, economical, architecturally accepted. IMPERMEABLE WATERPROOF CONCRETE MASONRY: This is where the block manufacturer to produce exceptionally durable and water impermeable units by using waterproof admixture Water penetration can still occur when mortar lines are not completely intact. Cracks in, or otherwise faulty, besser blocks  which have gaps through which water can enter.     LONG-LIFE […]

How to Repair Concrete Cracks

How to Repair Concrete Cracks

How to Repair Concrete Cracks How to repair concrete cracks which form for many reasons, on this page I just wanted to let you now some of the basics on how to repair concrete cracks in concrete and masonry so you can do it yourself. These cracks may not necessarily just occur on floors but this technique can also be used for wall, or suspended slabs 1. Prepare Cracks The first thing you need to do is to remove all […]

How To Clean & Seal Sandstone Surfaces

How To Clean & Seal Sandstone Surfaces

How To Clean & Seal Sandstone Surfaces Sandstone is a sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized minerals or rock grains. We find that sandstone is mostly composed of quartz and/or feldspar.  Sandstone has been found in almost any colour, but the main common colours are tan, brown, yellow, red, grey, pink, white and black.  There are different some different types of sandstone based on their texture, porosity and appearance. Knowing how to clean & seal sandstone surfaces is highly recommended […]