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Rising damp and how to fix it?

Remember rising damp will be found in all boundary walls on your property. Municipal by–laws do not allow the fitting of DPC (reason being is that homes have 4 walls to bind the property and boundary walls don’t). Face brick and unplastered walls are not as badly affected as plastered walls. The presence of efflorescence salts can normally be washed down with a high pressure cleaner on unplastered walls. The only method to cure the problem on plastered walls is to tank the walls to between 1.3...

Roof Waterproofing – Evergarden Anti-Root

Need to waterproof your roof or have a garden roof. Get the Evergarden anti-root membrane from Waterproof Junction today. A roof is exposed to severe weather conditions throughout the year. If a Roof is not waterproofed properly, it leads to damp patches on the ceiling. In case of severe cases, water seeps down and results in leakages. Roof waterproofing is a very critical area as it is always exposed to harsh weather conditions, climatic changes and rains. The terrace surface tends to accumulate rain water which in...

Waterproof membrane a fundamental requirement of construction

Waterproof membrane is a fundamental requirement of construction. A building or structure is waterproofed with the use of membranes and coatings to protect the structural integrity. Yet every year, high numbers of households and commercial premises report damages and issues that can be related back to inadequate waterproofing and application. Sometimes a waterproof membrane is omitted from the design completely, but this is not the leading cause behind waterproofing failure. Poor workmanship is the leading cause of waterproofing failures with 90% of all failures being due to...

What happens when waterproofing fail?

Poor waterproofing can cause respiratory diseases if not corrected. This can be attributed to various factors such as breathing in allergens from mold, algae and other elements in the air. As result, ailments such as colds, asthma and bronchial infections will occur for those staying in the premises in the long term....