Tag: Waterproofing

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 […]

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 […]

View of concrete patio from above

Insight Into the Unknown Benefits of Waterproofing

  When thinking about waterproofing, most think of what seems to be the obvious reason for waterproofing their deck- protection from water. Water damage to wood causes it to expand and crack pre-maturely. But other than water damage, there are several other benefits to waterproofing you may not know. What are the unknown benefits of waterproofing? […]

The Importance of Waterproofing Tile

Waterproofing Tile, keeping your Rooftop Decks water-tight

Importance of waterproofing tile, keeping your outdoor living spaces water-tight. Tiled rooftop decks are incredibly popular, for good reason. They expand living space and increase resale value while providing the homeowner hours of enjoyment in good weather. Places like Florida and coastal Eastern US have hundreds of thousands of rooftop decks on houses large and […]

Examples of Concrete Flooring Finishes

Knockdown vs. Handtrowel: Concrete Flooring Finishes

These days, it seems days that the construction industry is getting the upper hand on creativity and art. Whatever the project, the industry seems to come up with an idea that beautifies the result. Surprisingly, that is even true of concrete. Colorized and textured concrete are becoming common and provide a beautiful and innovate touch […]

Oceanside CA High Traffic area

Waterproofing High Pedestrian Traffic Areas

If you want to improve safety and increase the longevity of high traffic pedestrian surfaces, then you need to consider the advantages of applying a waterproof coating. Not only will the right product achieve these two goals, but a waterproof coating can also introduce a decorative factor that increases the value of a property. Accident […]

Residential Waterproof Deck Coatings Base Coat

Importance of Waterproofing Your Deck

Now that you’ve enjoyed your deck for yet another summer, the fall and winter months upon us could start to cause some serious damage. Particularly if you haven’t waterproofed your deck in a long time (or ever), you may discover some unpleasant problems by the time next summer rolls around. The importance of waterproofing is […]