Tag: Tips and Tricks

Epoxy floors are a tough, resilient and very durable type of floor coating

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 warehouses. Areas, where machinery and other large tools are being used, a durable epoxy surface makes a […]

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 […]

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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, leading many people to wonder if waiting for fall is the better way to handle their deck waterproofing […]

Water proofing a deck

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 it simple to maintain. It’s an easy process to calculate […]

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. […]

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 […]

three 3 inch deck drain with cap

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 rain fall is heavy. They are only part of the overall waterproofing system that all decks should consider incorporating in their design. They are a special feature that when […]

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 outside your home. An outdoor deck is extremely vulnerable, especially if you […]

Applying deck coating to eliminate ponding and improve water drainage

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 good drainage systems are. Deck drainage and waterproofing complement one another because they’re basically […]