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Waterproof lifespan of your deck

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 keeping an eye on the effects wrought by over- or long-term use. The resulting […]

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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 second, a lath system that employs a mesh bottom layer. Lets […]

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 the quality of materials than is normally checked by local building inspectors. The ICC-ES standards are […]

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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 overlooked is the importance of fire ratings for the coating product selected. Why does […]

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