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Waterproofing is a critical step in building construction, but what can you do to make the process go quickly and smoothly? Here are some quick tips for streamlining waterproofing application: Consider liquid waterproofing Depending on the project, you may be able to apply waterproofing much faster with a liquid-applied waterproofing product than with a sheet-applied...
Waterproofing basements and other below ground spaces takes special considerations. Here are five points to consider when specifying waterproofing for these spaces. Investigate the water table level and assess the risk of rising ground water levels due to high rainfall or flooding. Unexpected rising ground water levels will increase the hydrostatic pressure on the waterproofing...
Tanking – also referred to as below ground waterproofing – involves the application of a waterproofing barrier to the walls, the base slab and in some cases to the roof of the below ground structure. The goal of waterproof tanking is to encase the entire envelope of the below ground structure to protect it from...
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It’s no surprise that concrete has become the material of choice across the globe for commercial and residential basement construction. Yet, concrete is porous and susceptible to cracking, leading to water ingress that can shorten the service life of a building and result in insurance and litigation expenses from water damage claims. In fact, a...
Waterproofing protects your structure and the assets within it against damaging moisture, humidity, and floods. Although waterproofing systems account for a small fraction of the cost of an overall building project, if the wrong solution is chosen or it’s installed improperly, the costs of remediation can be tremendous. Risk of water ingress Usually the amount...