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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. Carry out this type of repair 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. […]

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 […]

Raised Garden Beds From Around the Globe

Raised Garden Beds From Around the Globe

Picture Perfect: 43 Raised Garden Beds From Around the Globe Our coffee-break escape offers you five minutes’ worth of images to inspire and delight. Jump right in… Vanessa Walker Houzz Australia & New Zealand Editor. I work on beautiful house and garden stories Rest your eyes on these beautiful, green garden scenes. in raised garden beds, from around the globe, allow cultivation of flowers, trees, and vegetables and can be any shape and almost any non-toxic material. Sift through these raised […]

Footings Plumbing protrusions in slab must be sealed to prevent rising damp and termites

7 Ways to Waterproof your Home

How to Waterproof Your House The following ways to waterproof your home about as a result of severe flooding events we have experienced. Flooding in Australia over the past years has resulted in serious damage to building and even deaths. So to provide our website visitors with some actionable tips on how to or ways to waterproof your home to guard against one of nature’s most damaging forces when it comes to our homes. Dampness and water damage can take […]

Concrete Waterproofing with Crystalline Technology

Concrete Waterproofing with Crystalline Technology

Concrete Waterproofing with Crystalline Technology | Reducing Water Permeability into Concrete | Cost savings – Materials Use of Crystalline Waterproofing to Reduce Capillary Porosity in concrete Concrete is a highly important construction and building material. Concrete is porous and permeable in nature. Due to its composition and nature, concrete is often susceptible to damage and deterioration caused by water. The damage caused by water can be significant over time. More often than not concrete waterproofing (crystalline technology) is applied as […]

How to waterproof new pool with Drizoro waterproofing materials

How to waterproof new pool with Drizoro waterproofing materials

How to waterproof new pool with Drizoro waterproofing materials New Pools | Refurbish Pools The builders problem was how to waterproof new pool with Drizoro waterproofing materials. The major challenge related to the waterproofing of a large 15m x 6m wine cellar and an adjoining 103,000 litre swimming pool. Not only is the property on a slope but there is also a large perspex window in-between the cellar and the pool. As you can imagine, finding a waterproofing solution for […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Aerated Concrete

Advantages and Disadvantages of Aerated Concrete

Advantages and disadvantages of aerated concrete There are two types of aerated concrete: non-autoclave and autoclave hardening. Advantages and disadvantages of aerated concrete are discussed below. Thanks to presence lime, the quantity of cement used is lower, so, the cost of raw materials for manufacturing autoclave aerated concrete is lower than that of the non-autoclave one. Autoclave hardening ensures better strength of the aerated concrete than the non-autoclaved aerated concrete. The following 6 advantages of autoclave and non-autoclave concrete can be identified […]

DRIZORO PRODUCTS BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO HERITAGE SILOS

DRIZORO PRODUCTS BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO HERITAGE SILOS

DRIZORO PRODUCTS BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO HERITAGE SILOS Concrete Silo Repairs Due to extensive concrete cancer, concrete silo repairs were necessary. The Developers specified Drizoro Maxrest and Maxseal products to restore a series of heritage-listed silos. These silos redevelopment design and refurbishment were in the inner-city suburb of Newtown. Several heritage-listed silos in Sydney’s fashionable inner-city Newtown area have been transformed into 63 stylish apartments. The grain silos were originally constructed in 1896. Heritage-listed and could not be demolished. Instead, […]