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The quality of any waterproofing or flooring work is heavily dependent on one key process-proper preparation of surfaces. Whether we are waterproofing a RC tank, flat roof or a steel gutter or even applying an epoxy flooring compound to a new or existing floor, the surfaces to be treated must be thoroughly prepared. For any […]

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Industrial facilities are subject to heavy wear and tear on a daily basis. Forklifts and  trucks are continuously shifting and dragging heavy loads across the floor. Extremely hot & cold liquids and chemicals are always spilling on the floor. Any industrial flooring system specified for such industrial use need to be properly designed so that […]

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  For roofs, swimming pools, concrete tanks and other water retaining structures, there is usually an established tradition of testing and inspection to verify that the project meets both the specified design and functionality. When considering the high cost of repairing a leaking structure, it is imperative all waterproofing systems are properly installed and inspected […]

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Rising damp, penetrating damp and condensation are the three most common types of damp for residential properties Causes & effects Damp walls are caused by moisture, which either: Penetrates from the outside Rises into the building structure due to capillary effects. Condenses on walls, particularly in rooms with a lot of air moisture, such as kitchens and […]

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1: Flat Roofs Are Not Actually Flat That’s right — flat roofs usually aren’t flat. A so-called flat roof may look horizontal but often has a slope Slope and pitch create runoff. Water pools or puddles when there is no slope or pitch, leading to roof damage. You want water to flow into a gutter system and away […]

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So here is the benefit of flooring resins (epoxies and polyurethanes): Resins are resistant to all types of motor vehicles fluids, such as engine oil, coolant, brake and power steering fluid. Resins will not crack when hit by a heavy tools. They are also chemically resistant. Resins are harder to stain with engine oil, coolant, […]

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Do you have a floor where chemical resistance, slip resistance and decorative look are important? UCRETE LOCK COAT PU is a one component, solvent free, aliphatic polyurethane designed to provide a tough clear coating. UCRETE LOCK COAT PU is light stable and non-yellowing with excellent mechanical and chemical resistant properties. Application One coat is adequate […]

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Did you know that waterproofing represents approximately just 2-3% of building costs, but accounts for a whopping 83% of building defect complaints? Basements with inadequate waterproofing are an expensive exercise to repair. Consider the costs involved: excavate behind wall(s); install new membrane and drainage; back filling, paying for damage to owners belongings, etc etc. At […]

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The following article was published by the daily nation on Thursday 24th August 2017. It talks about our Grey Liquid Rubber Waterproofing Membrane. In case you missed it, read about it here. The roofing of a house, or any building, is a major factor in determining its quality. This is because apart from protecting the […]

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