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20 June 2019 - 15:39, by , in concrete repair, Waterproofing, No comments
Water damage is a common problem for owners of high-rise residences, hotels, establishments and other commercial structures. In fact, leakages can cause property owners extensive financial losses due to structural repairs and business disruptions. Commercial buildings are more exposed to waterproofing problems. These damages can be prevented by proper maintenance measures. Expert waterproofing contractors in Singapore prepared...
20 June 2019 - 15:36, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Balconies are part of any building’s architectural aesthetics. However, because it’s exposed to all types of weather it’s prone to water damage. Most balconies are constructed from concrete which is easily penetrable by water. If not protected, the moisture can cause the substrate to crack and erode. It is essential that balconies are impervious to...
20 June 2019 - 15:31, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Efflorescence has been one of the most common problems in concrete. It appears to be a white fuzzy stain often seen on walls and floors. This white, crystalline material is made up of mineral salts dissolved by water. Though it is generally not a risk to safety, it affects the visual appearance of the concrete....
20 June 2019 - 15:28, by , in concrete repair, Waterproofing, No comments
Concrete waterproofing is important in building a strong structure. The stability of the building and the safety of the people in it largely rely on correct waterproofing. Leaks, mould growth and concrete cancer are often the cause of property damage. Frames, roofs, foundations, as well as the floors are usually exposed to these damages. Waterproofing is...
20 June 2019 - 15:25, by , in Waterproofing, No comments
How important is it to waterproof your building? Do you know the potential consequences of poor or non-existent waterproofing solutions? Some people consider concrete waterproofing solutions such as torch-on-membrane an optional part of the construction process. Understanding why these methods are essential to a successful project will save you both money and hassles for years to...
20 June 2019 - 15:21, by , in Waterproofing, No comments
Do you know the differences between sheet and liquid concrete waterproofing methods?   Waterproofing Methods So you’re choosing the best way to waterproof your commercial or residential building. Congratulations! By thinking about which is the best concrete waterproofing for you, you are extending the life of your building and saving on maintenance costs down the track. But...
20 June 2019 - 15:09, by , in concrete repair, Waterproofing, No comments
If wood or concrete waterproofing isn’t applied correctly, balconies can quickly become a costly hazard. Does your balcony need waterproofing repairs?   The Hazards of Poor Waterproofing People often think of bathrooms and showers as the area within a building that is most prone to water damage and leaking. But another area – which is often...
Concrete waterproofing is vital to protecting building integrity. Costly repairs and public safety hazards can be avoided by ensuring that concrete is properly protected from the elements. Water damage can affect the structural integrity, survivability, livability, and aesthetics of concrete structures. Signs that your concrete may be compromised:   Mold It is important public safety...
It’s easy to overlook the simplest marvels in our world. Like that unassuming substance we take for granted – concrete. Take a pause from all your thoughts on concrete waterproofing or rehabilitating that crack line, and ponder instead on some wondrous facts about one of the building blocks of the modern world.   British origins...
18 June 2019 - 16:59, by , in Basement Waterproofing, No comments
Homeowner’s nightmare: You walk into the basement on a cold dreary night… only to discover a crack in your basement wall! Before you panic and think your entire house needs to be reconstructed, there are a few things you need to know about basement wall cracks. Basement walls crack for several reasons, and some are...