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Products to Stop Water Leaks in Concrete Walls

Products to Stop Water Leaks in Concrete Walls

When you find a water leak in your concrete wall. Repairs need to be carried out as quickly as possible. Moisture leaking into basements or other water concrete retaining structures does cause extensive damage. Not only can water threaten the integrity of the wall & foundations, but also the environment where mould spores can grow in the porous concrete surface. The presence of mould can break down the concrete. The products to stop water leaks in concrete walls are varied. […]

Painted Wall with Vapour Causing Bubbles in Textured Paint Finishes

Painted Wall with Vapour Causing Bubbles in Textured Paint Finishes

Painted Wall with Vapour Causing Bubbles in Textured Paint Finishes It was disappointing to see this newly re-painted wall with bubbles in it. Water vapour causing bubbles in textured paint finishes. The wall forms part of the building structure and a garden bed has been placed behind it. The bubbling paint is most likely caused by water penetrating through the garden bed’s waterproofing causing bubbling and blistering.  The video provides evidence where the paint is not adhering. Some Causes of  […]

Drizoro Maxroad for Spalled Concrete Pavement Repairs

Drizoro Maxroad for Spalled Concrete Pavement Repairs

Spalled Concrete Pavement Repairs Prepare areas of spalled concrete pavement for repairs to the concrete pavement. Once preparation is completed apply Maxrest Passive. Drizoro Maxrest® Passive, a one-component liquid product, which is ready to use and contains an oxide converter. The Maxrest Passive provides the corrosion protection of the reo / re-enforcing bars and any other steel and iron surfaces against corrosion. Once applied Drizoro Maxrest Passive neutralizes the corrosion process. Reacting quickly with the rust and transforms iron oxide […]

How to Stop a Basement Wall Leak In Cracks

How to Stop a Basement Wall Leak In Cracks

How to Stop a Basement Wall Leak in Cracks Whatever you use your basement for whether as an extra room or just for storage, a leaking basement wall is definitely bad news. Dampness will not only damage your possessions, but it can also cause a health hazard. Fixing the basement leak as soon as possible makes the job easier and less expensive in the long run. Dry basement walls will last longer. Wear the appropriate protective gear at all times. […]

Why Seal Concrete Water Retaining Structures

Why Seal Concrete Water Retaining Structures

Why Seal Concrete Water Retaining Structures? Why seal concrete water retaining structures is a very important question. Construction of all water holding structures must include waterproofing. The waterproofing of these retaining structures is essential to ensure longevity of every retaining structure. There are many water holding structures. Usually defined as a structure which is designed to hold back or restrain the flow of water. The retaining structure’s surface is treated to prevent the flow of water cause by pressure. (hydrostatic […]

Leaking Block Retaining Walls

Leaking Block Retaining Walls

Leaking Block Retaining Walls Waterproofing block retaining walls is a necessary part of constructing retaining walls. The retaining structure must have waterproofing designed in the engineering of the structure. This is especially critical when they are subject to groundwater (hydrostatic) pressure. Even when a block retaining wall is just exposed to climatic rainfall the retaining wall’s substructure will experience varying levels of hydrostatic pressure. What if there is a failure in waterproofing membrane? Then the hydrostatic pressure caused by this […]

How to Seal Leaking Block Walls in Your Basement

How to Seal Leaking Block Walls in Your Basement

How to Seal Leaking Block Walls in Your Basement So How to Seal Leaking Block Walls in Your Basement. Basement waterproofing has been around since basements have been constructed below ground level and sometimes even below the water table. The basement waterproofing design features are critical as basements are often subject to groundwater (hydrostatic) pressure. Buildings exposed to just to climatic rainfall. The walls of the substructure experience varying levels of hydrostatic pressure. When there is a failure in the […]

Commercial property maintenance

Commercial property maintenance

Commercial property maintenance Commercial property maintenance shouldn’t be about reacting to large scale problems or emergencies. Instead, a good commercial property managers, have maintenance plan and are on the lookout for potential problems and respond proactively to avoid them getting bigger (and more expensive!). The earlier property maintenance issues are addressed the less likely they are to become nightmares. No one wants to deal with the aftermath of an Opal Tower situation! 4 Important Property Maintenance Issues 1. Concrete Cancer […]

A GRAND DRIZORO CONSTRUCTION

A GRAND DRIZORO CONSTRUCTION

A GRAND DRIZORO CONSTRUCTION Original Article By OutDoorDesign.com.au A $6 Million Bondi build will stand the test of time with the widespread use of Drizoro for your next grand design construction products that helped adhere, seal and waterproof where it was needed most. Featured in Season 7 of Grand Designs Australia, this incredible home built on the cliffs of Sydney’s Bondi Beach is a masterpiece of grand proportions. Constructed with a prodigious use of sandstone, the family home was literally […]

Waterproof Membrane for Retaining Walls

Waterproof Membrane for Retaining Walls

Waterproof Membrane for Retaining Walls The waterproof membrane for retaining walls need to chosen correctly. Incorrect selection can affect the longevity of the retaining wall structure. Get the Expert Lowdown on Retaining Walls From codes and regulations to retaining wall material options, there is a solution for every slope on your property Steve Taylor Houzz Australia Contributor. Managing director of COS Design. Landscape, pool, alfresco and home designer based in Melbourne. Having visited hundreds of Australian gardens, I would say […]