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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 […]

So What is Concrete Cancer in Buildings?

So What is Concrete Cancer in Buildings?

What is concrete cancer? So what is concrete cancer? Freshly poured concrete is a mix is of a highly alkaline nature. The alkalinity helps prevents and protects the rebar steel from corrosion. This is what is concrete cancer. Concrete cancer, over time, develops since the highly alkaline nature of concrete is reduced through water ingress through 2 main processes. carbonation is due to the presence of carbon dioxide in water forming a weak acid which reduces the alkalinity of the […]

Concrete Flooring Excessive Moisture Damage

Concrete Flooring Excessive Moisture Damage

Concrete Flooring Excessive Moisture Issues Concrete flooring excessive moisture can lead to early failure of the concrete slab and any surface coating adhered to it. Prevent excessive moisture in concrete slab flooring by use of with proper design. Use products like  use Fred Goodwin May 3, 2018 Source: Arve Bettum / Dreamstime.com Takeaway: Excessive moisture in a concrete slab can lead to premature failure of floor coverings. Learn about the effect of moisture on concrete and other aspects of good concrete […]

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 […]

The problem with reinforced concrete

The problem with reinforced concrete

The problem with reinforced concrete The problem with reinforced concrete is the cracks are starting to show. Dean McCartney, Author provided June 17, 2016 3.18pm AEST By itself, concrete is a very durable construction material. The magnificent Pantheon in Rome, the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome, is in excellent condition after nearly 1,900 years. And yet many concrete structures from last century – bridges, highways and buildings – are crumbling. Many concrete structures built this century will be obsolete before its end. […]

What Causes Efflorescence and How do You Remove it?

What Causes Efflorescence and How do You Remove it?

What Causes Efflorescence So what causes efflorescence? This is when soluble salts and other water dispersible materials come to the surface of concrete and mortars. Low temperatures, moist conditions, condensation, rain, dew, and water added to the surface of fresh concrete to assist troweling and curing help promote efflorescence. It can occur very soon after exposure to moist or cool conditions or gradually Especially when it comes from within the concrete or from water entering from outside or moist soil. […]