Category: Waterproofing 101

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Below Grade Waterproofing: Why It’s Used and the Benefits

Below Grade Waterproofing: Why It’s Used and the Benefits No doubt you’ve had some kind of waterproofing done on your outdoor deck or interior floor space, despite being only familiar with above-grade systems. Did you know below-grade waterproofing is also available for areas below ground level? If you have a below-ground deck or a basement, […]

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The Summer Months and Deck Construction

The Summer Months and Deck Construction During the busy summer months, more people are starting construction projects–including deck construction projects–than any other time of year. This can lead to delays in getting your project off the ground, leading many people to wonder if waiting for fall is the better way to handle their deck waterproofing […]

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Benefits of Slope on a Waterproof Deck

Benefits of Slope on a Waterproof Deck When it comes to waterproofing, there are some key factors in extending the lifespan of the deck, even before applying the waterproofing. Putting a slope on a deck is the best way to extend its life while keeping it simple to maintain. It’s an easy process to calculate […]

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The Importance of Code Compliant Testing on Waterproofing Systems

The Importance of Code Compliant Testing on Waterproofing Systems   When choosing the best waterproofing system for your job, always look for manufacturers that are code compliant and industry certified. Code compliant manufacturers are those with proprietary systems that have been tested through independent assembly testers and the industry regulatory agencies such as ASTM (American […]

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Waterproofing Under Tile: Why it’s Important, and Why it’s Commonly Overlooked

Waterproofing Under Tile: Why it’s Important & Commonly Overlooked Using tile can enhance the aesthetic value of your deck or flooring, though what looks good always has risks. Just like using plywood or concrete to improve your deck’s appearance, you need some protection to prevent deterioration from natural elements. It’s here where waterproofing is essential. […]

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Deck Drains for Waterproofing Systems: The Options Available, Including Customized Designs

Deck Drains for Waterproofing Systems: The Options Available, Including Customized Designs You’ve likely learned by now that standing water on your deck can cause some serious issues if you don’t waterproof your deck. If you haven’t realized this by now, you’re probably taking your deck for granted. Maybe you assume the plywood or concrete you’ve […]

Tools Used By Waterproof System Installers

Top Tools Used By Waterproof System Installers

If you’ve never had any waterproofing done to your outdoor deck, it pays to get it done as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the longer the job becomes to take care of possible wood rot or concrete deterioration. In some cases, it could mean complete deck replacement. In all, though, it’s going to […]