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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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cementitious Waterproofing Coating

Cementitious Waterproofing Coating

Why Cementitious Waterproofing Coatings There is a multitude of cementitious waterproofing coatings and membranes on the market that are designated as suitable for below-grade or below ground use. Many manufacturers and distributors have certification process if you require the work you do to be guaranteed. If you’re a DIY or just going to doing an odd waterproofing job, then you may not need to be certified. Experience is a good teacher and the invent of Video Channels such as YouTube […]

Creative Use of Sealtight Clear

 Creative Use of Sealtight Clear The key Advantages of Sealtight Clear are Protects weak and old substrates. Prevents blistering and deterioration of paints, does not contain oils or solvents. Does not require special protection. Safe for the user and environment. Non-corrosive, non-toxic and non-flammable. NOT classified as hazardous material. Environmentally friendly. NO  bonding problems for paint, glue, render.ie can be painted over NO harm to aluminium, glass, tiles etc. Permanent waterproofing, preservation and protection. How Creative can you be? Via […]