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Sun Exposure to Concrete and Wood Structures causes UV damage

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 long photo-period (length of sunshine per day) over the summer months, UV damage […]

Waterproofing Failures, water damaged bridge

Waterproofing Failures: Consultants & Waterproof Deck Coatings

Consultants & Waterproof Deck Coatings: Scoping Out Waterproofing Failures 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. Even after a few years, you can still apply a waterproof coating […]

Code compliance with water proofing solutions

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 […]

three 3 inch deck drain with cap

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 […]

Spring Rooftop Decks with ocean view

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 or you’re simply trying to make the most out of every foot […]

Re-Sealing a Waterproof Deck Coating

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 your deck with the assurance that you won’t […]