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26 September 2018 - 16:08, by , in Concrete Repair, No comments
How to seal cracks in concrete floors, foundations, walls, or other masonry: this article how to seal and repair of cracks in poured concrete slabs, floors, or walls. We list all of the current methods used to seal control joints or cracks that occur in those building surfaces, giving the properties, general procedure, and pros...
25 September 2018 - 16:33, by , in Concrete Repair, No comments
Structural Strengthening     The aim of strengthening is to increase the capacity of an existing structural element. Strengthening can be achieved by: Replacing poor quality or defective material by better quality material Attaching additional load-bearing material Redistribution of the loading actions through imposed deformation of the structural system The new load-bearing material: High quality concrete...
13 September 2018 - 15:14, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
After a big prep intensive paint job, blisters and bubbles are THE last things you want to see; but Paint peeling and blisters happen all the time; EVEN to professional painters. Latex and acrylic paint are especially prone to blistering and bubbling, but these problems can occur with any kind of fresh paint finish. They...
13 September 2018 - 14:48, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Paint bubbles can form long after the paint has dried. Take steps to avoid this problem before it occurs. Paint blisters or bubbles occur when the paint film lifts from the underlying surface. The loss of adhesion between the paint film and surface is usually caused by heat, moisture or a combination of both. This...
10 September 2018 - 12:53, by , in Bathroom Waterproofing, Waterproofing, No comments
In addition to being an eyesore, leaking ceilings can cause major problems around your home. Here’s how to identify and stop your ceiling leaks. Spotting Your Leak Wet flooring and brown or dark-colored splotches on your ceiling are common signs of a leak. Leaking ceilings can also cause bubbling paint and wet walls. If you...
7 September 2018 - 11:56, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
If you notice water on the floor around the toilet and you know that it did not come from the kids splashing water around the bathroom sink or from your dog getting a free drink, then it is critical that you find out where the leak is coming from and fix it immediately. Toilet leaks...
6 September 2018 - 18:03, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Walls full of dings, cracks, peeling paint and mildew can make rooms look aged and worn out. Learn how to repair common wall problems. PEELING OR BUBBLED PAINT Paint bubbles form, and eventually your paint starts peeling because of various reasons – dirt underneath the paint layer, excess moisture, improper prep before painting, or an...