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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]