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21 June 2022 - 9:03, by , in Uncategorized, Waterproofing, Waterproofing Singapore, Comments off
A floor drain is usually installed when a basement is built (or a basement waterproofing system is retrofitted) because the drain allows water below the floor to potentially drain outside where it won’t cause flooding. It is designed to handle any discharge of water once the moisture levels become substantially above what the rest of...
14 November 2021 - 14:33, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
We provide additional guidance on the need for a basement waterproofing expert in this technical article. During construction, it is imperative that all work be completed within the appropriate tolerances. Many self-builders and developers are converting damp basements and building parts of new houses below ground. There is no need to build high in order...
12 November 2021 - 14:02, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
You can install plastic or metal gutter extensions if water is being deposited near your house by downspouts. Extensions aren’t the best long-term solution, especially if you’re going to trip over them or run over them with a lawnmower. Underground drain pipes are invisible and can move a lot of gutter runoff farther away from...
20 September 2021 - 16:46, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Owning a home comes with many expenses – some planned, some unplanned. When it comes to protecting your foundation, you may wonder “is basement waterproofing worth it” or should you gamble and wait to repair issues as they happen? For most homeowners, the answer is simple: basement waterproofing is always the right plan. Read on to...
19 September 2021 - 23:47, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
In the 20 years, I spent as a professional home inspector, the top three problems my home-buying clients were concerned about can best be summed up this way: water, water, and water!  Waterproofing your home is one of the surest way to avoid a wet basement and make sure buyers stay interested. While water leaks through...
27 July 2021 - 15:09, by , in Waterproofing, Comments off
What are concrete expansion joints and why are they important? You’ll find everything you need to know in our easy-to-use guide. What is a concrete expansion joint? A concrete expansion joint – or control joint – is a gap that allows the concrete to expand and contract as/when the temperature changes. It forms a break...
26 July 2021 - 14:19, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Expansion joints are a critical component for any industrial application which includes piping or ducting. With a broad variety of designs and materials to choose from, the correct selection and optimal installation of expansion joints are vital to ensure reliable and safe operations. Commercial and industrial installations which feature any kind of pumping, piping, or...
14 April 2020 - 10:32, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
RECOMMENDED SYSTEM: FOSROC MEMBRANE HDPE – P: PRE-APPLIED HDPE PRESSURE SENSITIVE adhesive waterproofing membrane which bonds integrally to poured concrete slabs, remaining in place if settlement of substrate occurs   PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Fosroc Membrane HDPE -P is a unique membrane HDPE film pressure sensitive adhesive which allows poured concrete to bond fully with the membrane....
24 December 2018 - 11:40, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
What is Basement Waterproofing? We can help you make sure no water enters the most vulnerable areas of your home. We provide our clients with Basement Waterproofing for below ground areas such as basements, cellars and soil retaining sections of all types of properties. If you own a property with an unprotected basement, you could...
30 November 2018 - 9:52, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
While many people in the construction industry associate us with just tunnelling, it isn’t the only sector that we are experienced in. At first glance, basements aren’t similar to tunnels in shape, scope, dimension or even use, but when water is involved, the consequences are very similar indeed. As civil engineers, we have seen the...