Tag: Pedestrian Traffic Coating

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tile and standard finish deck example

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 […]

pli-dek deck illustration

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 […]

A Deck Waterproofing Project

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 you ask yourself whether anyone can install your waterproof deck coating, remember that failure to accurately install your […]

pedestrian traffic coating vs slab waterproofing

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. Pedestrian traffic coating and between slab waterproofing are two coatings that may be suggested by a contractor to protect concrete slabs. While both are waterproofing sealants for concrete, their […]

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