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Waterproofing 101 February 6, 2019
Top Waterproof System Tools Used By 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 compl …

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Waterproofing 101 February 6, 2019
Chemicals to Avoid When Cleaning Your Waterproof Deck

So you’ve invested in a beautiful, waterproof deck for your home. Or maybe you got lucky and a great deck came with your home. It can disappear quickly without proper care and cleaning with waterproof deck chemicals. There are great methods and product …

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Waterproofing 101 February 6, 2019
How Many Years Does Your Waterproof Deck Coating Have?

The lifespan of your waterproof deck coating have depends on a number of factors. It is not unlike most projects or endeavors taken on in life. It always begins with a good foundation, followed by continued attention to assure its integrity, while keep …

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Waterproofing 101 November 26, 2018
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. You may only be familiar with above-grade systems. Did you know below grade waterproofing is also available for areas below ground level? If you have a be …

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Waterproofing 101 November 14, 2018
OSB Substrate Compatibility With Waterproofing Systems

  OSB substrate for waterproofing systems is a perfectly viable construction method. This type of board is a versatile and extremely strong construction material.  OSB and plywood are products used in multiple facets of construction. Both are cons …

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Waterproofing 101 November 8, 2018
Waterproofing Concrete And The Benefits of Doing So

  When you are waterproofing concrete, masonry and other cement-based materials you prolong the life and durability of the structure. Whether you are preserving a cinder block wall, a concrete floor or poured concrete walls, keeping water out of c …

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Waterproofing 101 October 18, 2018
Waterproofing Failures: Consultants & Waterproof Deck Coatings

After building an outdoor deck, you may consider waterproofing as an afterthought. This is a mistake if you live in an overly rainy climate because your deck could deteriorate quickly without a waterproof system. And even after a few years, you can sti …

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Waterproofing 101 October 15, 2018
Epoxy Floors: An Easy Maintenance Guide

  Maintenance guide for epoxy floors, caring for the epoxy floor. Epoxy floors are a tough, resilient and very durable type of floor coating used in multiple applications; garage floors, sunroom floors, high traffic hallways and walkways or wareho …

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Waterproofing 101 October 4, 2018
UV Damage: The Hidden Danger to Concrete and Wood

  UV damage and sun exposure, the hidden danger. While you may think your house, decks or concrete areas are safe with just a waterproof sealant, they aren’t. Harsh UV rays damage both wood, masonry and concrete surfaces over time. In areas with a …

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Waterproofing 101 August 3, 2017
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, le …

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Waterproofing 101 June 26, 2017
5 Typical Setbacks During a Waterproof System Installation

5 Typical Setbacks During a Waterproof System Installation   When you’re ready to create a great waterproof deck outside your home, the last thing you want to do is wait longer than necessary. Unfortunately, it’s not always as easy as you would li …

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Waterproofing 101 June 15, 2017
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 …

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Waterproofing 101 June 5, 2017
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 …

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Waterproofing 101 May 26, 2017
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, …

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Waterproofing 101 May 24, 2017
Deck Drains for Waterproofing Systems: The Options Available

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 y …

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Waterproofing 101 May 8, 2017
The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Certified Waterproof System Applicator

The key to extending the lifespan and beauty of your deck is to install a trusted waterproofing system. While some property owners opt for a do-it-yourself approach, you can maximize your deck’s safety and longevity by enlisting the services of a water …

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Waterproofing 101 April 14, 2017
Extend Your Living Space with Spring Rooftop Decks

With the arrival of spring, many people find themselves heading outside to enjoy the bright, warm weather. Outdoor living space becomes just as important as indoor. Whether you’re short on outdoor space because you don’t have a lot of yard to work with …

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Waterproofing 101 April 7, 2017
Metal Lath in Waterproofing Systems: The Role and Advantages

Once you realize your deck needs a waterproofing system, you’re going to see all the different steps and materials used for a quality coating. If you’re not a complete expert on waterproofing, you’ll learn many things that can expand your knowledge. On …

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Waterproofing 101 April 3, 2017
Re-Sealing a Waterproof Deck Coating

  You’ve put plenty of time and effort into deciding what type of waterproof deck coating you want to use. You want your efforts to last for years, making your deck stand out for both its beauty and function–and you want to be able to keep using …

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Waterproofing 101 March 27, 2017
Creative Finishes On a Waterproof Deck Coating: A Look at Popular Patterns

  One of the most common procedures when waterproofing a deck is using creative finishes for more stylized looks. These finishes add an aesthetic value to deck surfaces while doing double duty creating a protective layer. You’re maybe unaware of t …

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Waterproofing 101 March 21, 2017
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 maintenanc …

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Waterproofing 101 March 16, 2017
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 …

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Waterproofing 101 March 13, 2017
Benefits of Epoxy Flooring Systems: A Coating With More Pros Than Cons

Creating a new flooring for a garage or other living space is an exciting opportunity to reinvent the look of a room and its use. As an example, you’ll find some people who realize they don’t need to use their garage for just car storage. By turning a …

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Waterproofing 101 March 9, 2017
Why Waterproof Deck Flashing is Important

Many times, homeowners looking to renovate their homes have pulled an aging door only to reveal siding, sheathing, and framing that’s consistent with colonies of ants and rotting wood. The lack of metal waterproof deck flashing leaves the house without …

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Waterproofing 101 March 6, 2017
Understanding ASTM Performance Requirements for Waterproofing Systems

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) is an international, non-profit standards and performance testing organization formed in 1898 to address the frequent breakage of locomotive rails made from steel. Today, the ASTM issues a set of te …

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Waterproofing 101 March 6, 2017
Environmental Conditions to Consider When Installing a Waterproofing System

Using a waterproofing system on your deck early is going to save you all problems from moisture causing rot in the plywood or concrete. Yet, not everybody bothers to do waterproofing when first installing their deck. It’s not mandatory, but you shouldn …

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Waterproofing 101 February 27, 2017
Deck Drains for Deck Waterproofing Systems

Deck drains for deck waterproofing systems serve more than extending the life of a deck. They improve the safety of decks; especially in those areas where rainfall is heavy. They are only part of the overall waterproofing system that all decks should c …

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Waterproofing 101 February 24, 2017
Architectural Details in Deck Waterproofing

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 waterproof …

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Waterproofing 101 February 21, 2017
Size of Crew When Installing a Waterproof Deck System: Comparisons Based on Project

Now that you’re planning to apply a waterproof coating on your deck, it’s time to think about how large the project might become. Are you designing your deck for a small outdoor space, or is it going to become one with larger dimensions and intended fo …

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Waterproofing 101 February 15, 2017
How to Prepare Before a Waterproof Deck Project

  If you’re new to waterproofing on your deck, it’s time you knew how much these coatings protect deck surfaces through the most torrential weather. What’s important is to set aside some time to get waterproofing done when you finally have a dry d …

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Waterproofing 101 February 10, 2017
Inspections of Unwaterproofed Decks After Rainstorms

Inspections of Unwaterproofed Decks After Rainstorms There isn’t any question that rain can do just as much damage as any earthquake or other nature element can. No matter how much rain you get, even a short rainstorm can cause damage to things exposed …

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Waterproofing 101 February 6, 2017
Deck Drainage & Waterproofing: From Sloping to Drains

  If you have no experience with waterproofing your deck, you’re already playing risk with how fast you’ll need maintenance done. Even if you have done waterproofing on your deck recently, one aspect many people ignore too often is how important g …

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Waterproofing 101 January 30, 2017
Why It’s Important to Do Waterproofing in Inclement Weather Areas

Why It’s Important to Do Waterproofing in Inclement Weather Areas Weather is one of the true enemies of outdoor decks, and it’s especially bad when you want a deck in a climate with consistent inclement weather. Whether you have rain, ice, or snow ofte …

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Waterproofing 101 January 23, 2017
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 c …

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Waterproofing 101 January 19, 2017
The Challenges Experienced in The Deck Waterproofing Industry

Waterproofing has been part of the broader construction industry for a long time. The need to protect structures from the harmful effects of exposure to water and other environmental elements has been important dating back when wooden boats needed spec …

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Waterproofing 101 January 17, 2017
Insight Into the Unknown Benefits of Waterproofing

  When thinking about waterproofing, most think of what seems to be the obvious reason for waterproofing their deck- protection from water. Water damage to wood causes it to expand and crack pre-maturely. But other than water damage, there are sev …

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Waterproofing 101 January 13, 2017
The Benefits of Epoxy Showroom Flooring

  Showrooms are designed to evoke a positive psychological and emotional response from patrons when they first enter the product display area. Whether it is a car dealership incorporating a sense of style and sophistication to complement its line …

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Waterproofing 101 January 11, 2017
Skid Resistance of a Waterproof System – Keeping Pool Decks Safe

  Skid resistance of a waterproof system for pool areas. The area around a pool has to be both water-resistant and skid- proof. The two are not mutually exclusive though, with the right materials and knowledge you can create a resilient and water- …

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Waterproofing 101 January 5, 2017
Protecting Your Deck by Waterproofing

  One of the best places to own a home is around an area that receives sunlight for the better part of the year. For most people, the best way to enjoy this nature’s gift is by building a deck on the side of the house exposed to sunlight. The mate …

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Waterproofing 101 January 3, 2017
Waterproofing Tile, keeping your Rooftop Decks water-tight

Importance of waterproofing tile, keeping your outdoor living spaces water-tight. Tiled rooftop decks are incredibly popular, for good reason. They expand living space and increase resale value while providing the homeowner hours of enjoyment in good w …

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Waterproofing 101 December 30, 2016
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 not …

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Waterproofing 101 December 28, 2016
Knockdown vs. Handtrowel: Concrete Flooring Finishes

These days, it seems days that the construction industry is getting the upper hand on creativity and art. Whatever the project, the industry seems to come up with an idea that beautifies the result. Surprisingly, that is even true of concrete. Colorize …

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Waterproofing 101 December 20, 2016
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. Performa …

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Waterproofing 101 December 19, 2016
Waterproof Deck Systems for Residential Jobs: Importance of Waterproofing Your Home Deck

  If you build in a new outdoor deck along your home in the last few years, did you realize at the time how much maintenance you’d have to put in later? Perhaps you underestimated how much weather can play a major factor in making your deck start …

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Waterproofing 101 December 14, 2016
Drainage Systems: Waterproof Deck Systems on Roof Decks

Flat roof decks, a real crowd pleaser. Flat roof decks are a great way to maximize open living space, not to mention the fantastic views. Weather permitting, you can entertain on a roof deck or just spend time watching the stars at night. Decking syste …

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Waterproofing 101 December 12, 2016
Create Functional Beauty With A Custom Finish

  Making the decision to have an epoxy coating applied to the surface of any flooring is not the final decision to make. The next decision is about aesthetics and enhancing safety. With many colors and patterns to choose from among the many epoxy …

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Waterproofing 101 December 7, 2016
Can Snow Damage a Waterproof Deck System?

  Can snow damage a waterproof deck system? Yes, eventually. Waterproof decking systems can and do sustain damage over time, especially in climates with cold winters. Depending on where you live and how your system was installed, heavy snow and co …

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Waterproofing 101 December 5, 2016
Model Building Code Organizations- Regulating Standards in the Building Industry

What are model building code organizations? A model building code organization is a set of building codes that are developed and maintained by a standards organization. This standards organization operates independently of the jurisdiction or area in w …

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Waterproofing 101 November 30, 2016
Waterproof Deck Coatings: The Most Common Questions Answered

Building a deck out of plywood and concrete may seem like solid materials to last a lifetime, yet they’re still vulnerable to deterioration when exposed to outdoor elements. If you live in overly rainy climates, it’s common to end up seeing your plywoo …

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Waterproofing 101 November 28, 2016
Epoxy Coating Systems for Resilient and Beautiful Floors

Epoxy coating systems for the finish that protects and beautifies.  When thinking about your concrete floors and how best to protect and beautify them, look no further than epoxy coating systems. Epoxy is a polymeric system which bonds with concrete to …

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Waterproofing 101 November 18, 2016
The Recommended Job Conditions to Apply a Waterproof System

The recommended job conditions to apply a waterproof system, it’s up to you to have this knowledge. Despite their ease of application and superior waterproofing abilities, there are lots of things to consider before applying a waterproof membrane syste …

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Waterproofing 101 November 16, 2016
Waterproofing High Pedestrian Traffic Areas

If you want to improve safety and increase the longevity of high traffic pedestrian surfaces, then you need to consider the advantages of applying a waterproof coating. Not only will the right product achieve these two goals, but a waterproof coating c …

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Waterproofing 101 November 14, 2016
Residential Deck Waterproof Coatings: System Characteristics

Taking care of your residential deck is something you’ve perhaps neglected for a few years, despite using your deck for far longer. If you haven’t invested in any maintenance since that time, you’re probably going to encounter some problems. You may ne …

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Waterproofing 101 November 11, 2016
Common Errors When Installing a Waterproof System

  The most common errors when installing a waterproof system begin with the first error — choosing a contractor. The best laid plans of mice and men start with that first step that only promises to reverberate throughout the entire project and th …

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Waterproofing 101 November 9, 2016
How To Receive, Store & Handle Waterproofing Products

  If you are an installer of waterproofing decking materials, you are in business to make money and establish a reputation for quality service. Job performance is probably at the top of your list of critical factors a quality job is dependent on. …

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Waterproofing 101 November 8, 2016
Training on Waterproof Deck Systems: Providing Licensed & Educated Personnel

  Training on Waterproof Deck Systems, why is it important? When considering a company to install your waterproofing systems, you should look further than just the surface. Ensuring that the company you choose educates and certifies their employee …

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Waterproofing 101 November 7, 2016
Tips to Manage A Deck Waterproofing Project

  Managing a deck waterproofing project is just like managing any other project where chemical safety and completion time are crucial issues. Following the tips below will ensure a safe and satisfying experience, with results that save you money a …

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Waterproofing 101 November 2, 2016
Wood Deck Waterproofing: The Basics, The Damage, The System

Wood decks provide the perfect accent for extension of indoor to outdoor living spaces. The aesthetic appeal of a deck blends the naturalism of the outdoors with the comfort of the indoors. Yet, the luster of this landscaping must be properly maintaine …

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Waterproofing 101 October 31, 2016
Inspection Before Waterproof System Is Installed

Obtaining an inspection before waterproof system is installed is an absolute must for many reasons. So many actual incidents, some very tragic, have occurred over the years to suggest that with a little foresight the ensuing damage might not have trans …

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Waterproofing 101 October 28, 2016
The Top 7 Safety Rules to Follow When Installing a Waterproof Deck

Installation of a waterproof deck coating can add years to the life of your deck while simultaneously enhancing your deck’s appearance. The most important factor to remember during the installation process is the safety of installation technicians and …

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Waterproofing 101 October 26, 2016
How Dangerous is Water Damage on Your Deck?

Water is such a simple thing. It’s clear and clean, but it’s amazing how much damage it will do! Mountains of rock are changed and moved by water. Just imagine what long-term water damage can mean for your beautiful wooden deck. Consider these situatio …

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Waterproofing 101 October 24, 2016
Dissimilar Metals: A Real Threat to Your Beautiful Deck

Dissimilar Metals sounds like harmless phrase. When it comes to decks, metals like copper, gold, silver, stainless steel and more rarely create a negative response or conjure up anything that may pose danger. Certain dissimilar metals, however, provide …

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Waterproofing 101 October 19, 2016
Unusual Ways Your Waterproof Deck Can Be Damaged

Don’t assume your waterproof deck is protected from damage simply because it’s been treated to repel moisture. Moisture is definitely an enemy of all outdoor structures, but there are other instances when your deck may be in danger. Unlike the inside o …

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Waterproofing 101 October 17, 2016
Finding A Reputable Waterproof Deck Installer

Finding a reputable waterproof deck installer is as important, if not more, than having a deck. Plenty of reports have filtered through to the ears of the public to want to cringe at the stories about deck failures. The underlying lesson is one of sele …

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Waterproofing 101 October 12, 2016
Importance of Waterproofing Your Deck

Now that you’ve enjoyed your deck for yet another summer, the fall and winter months upon us could start to cause some serious damage. Particularly if you haven’t waterproofed your deck in a long time (or ever), you may discover some unpleasant problem …

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Waterproofing 101 October 10, 2016
Warranties in the Waterproofing Industry: Cover & Requirements

If you’ve ever had deck waterproofing, did those who did the service give you a good warranty on the work? Warranties in the waterproofing industry can sometimes get complex as many physical labor warranties are. One reason waterproofing warranties get …

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Waterproofing 101 October 7, 2016
Shelf Life Matters For Deck Waterproofing Products

Just how long is the shelf life for deck waterproofing products? Can those products sit in storage indefinitely? Does an expiration date really matter? I mean, after all, how many of us have eaten a cup of yogurt days after the expiration date and not …

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Waterproofing 101 October 5, 2016
Templates Create Masterpiece Finishes

  Do you dream of a flooring finish that is Old World style flagstone or the intricate pattern of an expert bricklayer? Patterned templates with a waterproofing deck system can get you the floor of your dreams. It is an economical solution for a m …

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Waterproofing 101 October 3, 2016
Maintenance For A Waterproof Deck Coating

You proudly admire your new waterproof deck. The love of the spongy feel of the rubberized coating under your bare feet. You revel in the freedom of not having to worry about water damage. And pat yourself on the back for being so wise as to protect yo …

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Waterproofing 101 September 30, 2016
Waterproofing Pool Decks Preserves Your Investment

Why waterproof pool decks? It’s concrete, surely it should be able to handle a bit of water, right? That slab of concrete may seem awfully tough but it is more vulnerable than you think. Here’s why you need to waterproof your pool deck. Cracks One of t …

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Waterproofing 101 September 28, 2016
Understanding The Materials Used For Deck Waterproofing

Homeowners may have many questions about the materials used for deck waterproofing. Terminology the average lay person is unfamiliar with is often used that can leave a person puzzled as to what is really going on. They may have their own ideas that ar …

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Waterproofing 101 September 26, 2016
How to Prepare for a Deck Waterproofing Installation

  There’s been some exciting advances made in the last decade, when it comes to waterproofing materials for decks; owners now have a wide selection of quality finishes and applications to consider for their projects. The outside surface decks of b …

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Waterproofing 101 September 21, 2016
Good Neighbors Waterproof Their Rooftop Planter Boxes

Have you ever been seated at a sidewalk cafe and suddenly felt a tell-tale drip, drip, drip down your back? Maybe you even got a full-blown drenching. Chances are it came from someone above watering their plants. Understanding the importance of waterpr …

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Waterproofing 101 September 19, 2016
Finish Texture Options for a Waterproofing System

  Before you make the final decisions on a waterproofing system for your floor, walkway, deck or patio, before you “seal the deal” so to speak, think about texture. Yes, that’s right, texture. Enhance flooring projects one step further than just w …

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Waterproofing 101 September 16, 2016
The Key Differences Between A Pigment Sealer And A Stain

When you have a deck, you want to consider aesthetics and long-term care. This means it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with how a pigment sealer and a stain can vary in terms of how they are used and the finishes they can offer. This way, you ge …

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Waterproofing 101 September 14, 2016
Waterproofing Standards: Evaluating ASTM Testing

ASTM Testing’s mission is to evaluate – through waterproofing standards testing – products used to waterproof materials, surfaces and building systems. Tests even concern the “green” aspect of the chemicals comprising the coating. These tests include h …

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Waterproofing 101 September 12, 2016
Deck Waterproofing: The Webster Dictionary of Common Terms

  Deck Waterproofing Terminology, like all professions, has its own terms and words to describe what waterproofing is and does. It applies to applications, tools and processes that occur to and during waterproofing. It becomes a language of its ow …

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Waterproofing 101 September 9, 2016
Destruction of Metal Flashing by Water Intrusion

The building of structures creates joints between floors and walls, along supporting-beam joints and between conjoining sections of floor decking. These joints spaces are openings, and even if they are very tight, water will still seep into these narro …

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Waterproofing 101 September 9, 2016
Does your Deck Need a Face Lift? 5 Key Signs it’s Time for Improvements

Now that you’ve had all summer to enjoy your deck, it’s possible you’re noticing some subtle aging signs on the deck you’ve enjoyed for perhaps more than a few years. After five or more years of using a deck for entertaining, it’s inevitable you’ll sta …

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Waterproofing 101 September 7, 2016
How a Patterned Finish can Transform the Look of Your Deck

How a patterned finish can transform the look of your deck is amazing. With the many options, designs and textures available on the market, the choices prove hard to make. The only option that doesn’t prove difficult is whether the homeowner wants to i …

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Waterproofing 101 August 30, 2016
To Lath or Not To Lath?

Do you have a plywood deck that you want to waterproof? There are a number of possible solutions to the task at hand that can be divided into two categories. First, a waterproofing that is rolled (like paint) or troweled directly over the plywood, or s …

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Waterproofing 101 August 19, 2016
Can Anyone Install Your Waterproof Deck Coating?

  A waterproof deck coating can greatly enhance the luster and durability of your patio area and deck. However, the beauty and functionality of your deck coating hinges upon whether the coating is properly applied according to specifications. As y …

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Waterproofing 101 August 17, 2016
The Benefits of Single Source Manufacturing

The Benefits of Single Source Manufacturing derive from common sense. It’s not often in the business world that a company will choose a sole vendor or manufacturer, excluding all others. Companies like flexibility. They know that reliance on just one m …

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Waterproofing 101 August 11, 2016
Pedestrian Traffic Coating vs. Between Slab Waterproofing

If you have been considering a project of new construction, upgrading an existing structure or performing maintenance on concrete areas, you may have come across terminology that is confusing. Contractors may suggest Pedestrian traffic coating and betw …

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Waterproofing 101 August 9, 2016
ICC Evaluation Service: Who are they?

Many building professionals understand the importance of the ICC Evaluation Service, but the average real-estate owner does not. When it comes to evaluating a waterproof decking system like Pli-Dek, it is essential that you have a higher standard for t …

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Waterproofing 101 August 4, 2016
Understanding the Importance of Fire Ratings

When a homeowner is deciding on or a contractor is building an outdoor deck , one of the first things that comes to mind in protecting the integrity of the deck is to apply a quality coating to waterproof the structure. However, what is often overlooke …

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Waterproofing 101 August 2, 2016
Top Accessories Every Applicator Should Have

A new waterproof deck coating is a sure-fire way to improve the function, durability, looks and value of your patio, deck or pool area.  The application of a waterproof deck coating requires know-how and a good set of tools and accessories to complete …

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Waterproofing 101 July 29, 2016
6 Ways Applicators Extend the Life of Waterproof Deck Coatings

  Before application: The foundation of the new waterproof deck, whether it be concrete or plywood, is essential to be of sound construction. The waterproof deck cannot be used as a structural component. In other words, do not have the impression …

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Waterproofing 101 July 27, 2016
Extend The Life Of Your Home’s Waterproof Deck Coating

“Wow! That is a great looking deck.” The most common statement made by your visitors since you had your new deck coating installed. In fact you say it to yourself every time you step out on it. It feels great. Here are the key ways, as the owner, to ex …

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Waterproofing 101 July 26, 2016
Is Your Waterproof Deck Coating Durable Enough To Be A Construction Coat?

Waterproof deck coating is an important component of your deck. A lot can take place around your home and therefore you want to ensure the strength of your deck is in place. A coating can help your decking to hold up against nature for a longer period …

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Waterproofing 101 July 21, 2016
The Importance of Independent Assembly Testing

  Businesses in the building industry have to choose their products wisely, because their reputation and ability to maintain compliance largely depends on them. While there are many factors to consider in choosing the best suited products for each …

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Waterproofing 101 July 14, 2016
Cheaper isn’t always better. Quality now, less repairs later.

In areas with significant rainfall or humidity, good waterproofing sets apart great construction projects from the poor. When produced cheaply, waterproofing systems often increase the price that contractors and end users pay for a product because of t …

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Waterproofing 101 July 6, 2016
Top 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Residential Waterproof Deck Coating Product

Choosing the right waterproof deck coating might not be keeping you awake at night, but making the right decision can greatly extend the life of your deck or walkway. A well-maintained deck that is protected from the elements will save you money in the …

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