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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 […]

Taking Care of Your Waterproof Deck Coating

Taking Care of Your Waterproof Deck Coating

  Your waterproof deck coating is designed to be highly resilient. It should stand up to the weather and to normal use. If you want to keep it looking great for a long time, however, you want to be sure that you’re following a few basic maintenance tips that will maintain your coating longer. Annual […]

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The Importance of Waterproof Deck Inspections

  Your waterproof deck is one of your favorite home features. It looks great, offers outdoor living space, and protects the space below it from water. Inspecting it annually, however, isn’t always on the top of your list–and it should be! Regular inspections will allow you to extend the life of your deck, keeping it […]

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Architectural Details in Deck Waterproofing: How it Helps During the Installation Phase

Installing a deck waterproofing system is a procedure that should occur during a home’s construction to bring long-term protection from water. Unfortunately, far too many people build their homes and outdoor deck without thinking about doing waterproofing first. This only leads to fast deterioration of the concrete or plywood used on the deck. In time, […]

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Stair Waterproofing: A Step in the Right Direction

  Stair waterproofing systems exposed to the outdoor elements always cause the owners or managers of public buildings to squint. These areas of public and even private access are ripe for lawsuits. Slip and fall cases are all too familiar in the courtrooms across the nation. Usually economically minor, these cases are often referred to as […]

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Balcony Replacement: Signs of Impending Danger

  More than a matter of aesthetics, the time to consider balcony replacement  more often comes as a matter of safety. Many signs present themselves that should concern the homeowner. There are enough annual balcony collapses to put everyone on notice of just how important the health of their balconies translates directly to their safety. An […]

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Performance Requirements of a Waterproof Deck Coating

  Exploring the need for waterproofing any deck leads to the conclusion that one plan may not serve the overall purpose. The deck, often consisting mainly of wood, or a composite, or even concrete is actually the sum of several materials. Performance Requirements of a Waterproof deck coating, therefore, require a more holistic look at the […]