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1 September 2021 - 16:31, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Silicone is commonly used as an effective sealant. When used properly, silicone is a great way to waterproof your home and prevent water damage, especially in more vulnerable areas such as bathrooms, laundry, and kitchens. Although silicone can last for years, it will eventually wear down. When the silicone is no longer working properly, it...
28 July 2021 - 16:18, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
What is the distinctness between Composite Panel and Polycarbonate Roof? Composite panels and polycarbonate roofs have various differences. There is a multifariousness of roof panel options available and each of them has its own unique pros and cons. Composite panels are one of the most popular which are used in modern construction for their great...
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 - 15:15, by , in Waterproofing, Comments off
Expansion joints are separations between structures, simply gaps, to allow them to move and decrease stresses that may occur. Often, these gaps are filled with an Expansion Joint System to fill in the void to ensure walkability, a fisnish building enclosure, waterproofing, and general serviceability of the structure.             There...
19 November 2019 - 14:40, by , in Concrete Repair, Waterproofing, Waterproofing Singapore, Comments off
Preparation for Sealers, Coatings, Polymer Overlays, and Concrete Repair Surface Preparation This guide provides owners, designers, specifiers, contractors, and manufacturers with the tools needed to select and specify the methods for concrete repair surfaces prior to the application of a protective system or repair material. Surface preparation is the process by which a sound, clean,...
10 April 2019 - 16:33, by , in Concrete Repair, PU Grouting, PU Injection, Structural Repair, Comments off
This Technical specification shall be read in conjunction with the Standard Specifications and Supplementary Specifications. In case of discrepancy between this Technical specification 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...
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...
Basement waterproofing 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...