Waterproofing

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Don’t Drop the ball on Drips

13 October 2020. By Simon

When you see the tell-tale signs of a water leak inside your building, more often than not, the damage you are seeing is massively understating what is actually happening. In this blog we discuss the causes and issues to look out for so you can fix thnigs before they get out of hand.

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Uses Of Torch On Waterproof Membranes

22 July 2020. By Hamish

Waterproofing comes in different forms and is used for different purposes. But one of the more resilient types is Torch-On Membrane — applied under the intense heat of a flame. Today we disect torch on membranes so you know what you need to know.

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The Severity of Rust Stains

18 October 2019. By Chris

The presence of rust is a manifestation of corrosion, a potentially serious issue which can lead to structural issues. Because rust is a swelling on the metal, it pushes the surrounding materials outwards, causing more moisture to get in which thereby weakens the strength of the structural material. Thus, much like the iceberg that sank the titanic, if you only look at the parts you see, you will miss the devastation that awaits under the surface.

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How Leaking Pipes Can Cause Structural Issues

28 September 2018. By Jeff

Leaking pipes are one of the most significant issues property managers need to action immediately, yet despite acting promptly, the effects of leaking pipes can last well beyond the time they were leaking. In fact, the greatest threat of water seepage to structural integrity is when moisture has reached the building's steel frame, which is part of the structure's foundation.

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Issues caused by Waterproofing failure and what you can do

23 May 2018. By The Waterproofing team

Whilst waterproofing issues are almost to be expected in older buildings, we are undertaking an increasing amount of work in newer buildings where, during the initial building process the builders and/or their contractors have overlooked specific structural requirements that have caused ongoing issues. Here are a few things you can look out for.