Protective Coatings

By |2020-11-12T21:11:09-05:00November 12th, 2020|Construction, Waterproofing|

Long term protection of a reinforced concrete building façade, parking deck and parking garage is difficult to achieve in most cases of deterioration by patch repair alone.  Patch repair will at best provide a “band-aid” with future repairs being required in adjacent areas and at a higher future cost.  It is for that reason that

What is an Expansion Joint and Why is it so Important?

By |2020-11-12T21:09:19-05:00November 8th, 2020|Construction, Waterproofing|

In building construction, an expansion joint is a mid-structure separation designed to relieve stress on building materials caused by building movement induced by: thermal expansion and contraction caused by temperature changes swaying caused by wind seismic events static load deflection live load deflection The joint marks a gap through all building assemblies because the joint

7 Ways to Identify a Water Leak Before it Becomes Catastrophic

By |2020-03-05T12:15:36-05:00February 10th, 2020|Waterproofing|

7 Ways to Identify a Water Leak Before it Becomes Catastrophic All buildings are built with waterproofing measures installed. These measures can last for years, but at some point, waterproofing systems begin to wear out, allowing water to leak into both obvious and inconspicuous spaces. Watching for the beginning signs of an invisible

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