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INTRODUCTION In spite of many fold advancement made in concrete technology and ability to produce high quality concrete, it has not been possible to really make waterproof structures. The problem of waterproofing of roofs, walls, bathrooms, toilets, kitchens, basements, swimming pools and water tanks etc. have not been much reduced. There are number of materials...
Rising Damp is one of the many types of water ingress issues our clients face. The issue with rising damp is that it often goes on inside walls, undetected for a long time, slowly damaging the structure of buildings. Early visible signs of rising damp may be subtle enough not to raise the alarm of...
3 June 2019 - 15:33, by , in Basement Waterproofing, No comments
In this article we provide you with real life examples of what basement leaks look like so that you can recognize the cause of the water in your basement. This knowledge will speed up the process of getting the basement leak repaired if you have a leaking foundation.   Introduction to basement leaks Having conducted...
3 June 2019 - 15:25, by , in Basement Waterproofing, No comments
If you’re trying to figure out how to cure a wet or musty basement, you’re probably curious about advertisements for products that claim to waterproof basement walls. So you wonder: Is it really possible to dry out a basement simply by sealing the walls? Yes, it is possible — but to make sure you’re choosing...
3 June 2019 - 15:13, by , in Basement Waterproofing, No comments
Getting water out of your basement and fixing the underlying problems are two of the most important things you can do to protect the value of your home and health of your family. Not only does a wet basement feel and smell nasty, it poses a great risk to your home’s value. Left unchecked, basement...
25 April 2019 - 11:48, by , in Waterproofing, Waterproofing Singapore, No comments
Thermal imaging cameras are handheld instruments that measure the heat differential of objects in the view of the camera. Like most technology, capabilities are getting better and better, as well as more affordable than ever, like the pocket sized smart phone attachment, the FLIR One, which we wrote about recently. Thermal imagers have many great...
10 April 2019 - 16:33, by , in Concrete Repair, Structural Repair, No comments
This Technical Specifications shall be read in conjunction with the Standard Specifications and Supplementary Specifications. In case of discrepancy between this Technical Specifications and the Standard Specifications, the Supplementary Specifications shall take precedence, followed by the Technical Specifications. WORK PROCEDURES AND REPAIR METHODS The Contractor shall comply with the approved material list, work procedures, and...
EVALON® waterproofing membranes are superior quality EVA membranes according to DIN 18531-2 (respectively DIN V 20000-201) and DIN 18195-2 (respectively DIN V 20000-202) for single-ply waterproofing of all types of flat roof construction and application methods as well as for waterproofing of foundations. Product and system tests are carried out according to the requirements of...
12 February 2019 - 16:14, by , in Concrete Repair, Structural Repair, No comments
If you are like most property owners, you will think of structural property damage as something caused by significant events such as earthquakes, floods, or similar. But what many people do not realise, is that in most cases, significant structural damage – severe enough that repair works are required – is caused by something as innocuous as...
12 February 2019 - 14:34, by , in Concrete Repair, No comments
Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the Singapore. Not only does it simulate the properties of rock but it is easy to use, readily available and relatively cheap. It is a blend of aggregates combined and bound together. Generally, the key components include natural sand and gravel or crushed rock bound together...