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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]