Tag: moisture

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 […]

The Importance of Waterproofing Tile

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. […]

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 […]

Deck Flashing installed before waterproofing system

Why Flashing is Important for Deck Waterproofing Systems

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 flashing leave the house without any means to prevent water from seeping in between the boards or supporting decks of the establishments. […]

Small Balcony with table and two chairs

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 material of choice for the […]

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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 […]

Ocean View from concrete deck balcony with waterproofing concrete

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 concrete is a great step toward better longevity. In some parts of the country, if you […]