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A customer who lives in RESERVOIR, VIC contacted us.

His two-storey house with a basement is located on a sloping block.
Water penetrated into the basement during heavy rains.

We had to waterproof a wall outside and to prevent water from penetrating into the basement.

After completing the earthworks, the open brick wall has traditionally been washed with high-pressure washer.

 

Cracks, cavities and splits discovered hereupon were filled with hidrolic cement, and a 45* angle fillet at internal corners between horizontal and vertical surface with Sika Plug (Fast Setting Water Plug).

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We also proposed to install an AGI Pipe to drain water from the house foundation. To connect the AGI Pipe with the existing storm sewer, we dug up a drive way by cutting a trench of 500 mm wide in the concrete.

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In two places we succeeded in preserving the existing concrete foundation by doing a horizontal boring below it

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All the digging works were traditionally carried out by hand,with shovels, and this caution turned out to be reasonable.

When digging, we found a polyethylene Pipe (PE Pipe) laidwith serious violations of AS/NZS 3500.1, namely: diagonallyfrom a water meter to the house wall, while it is required to lay it at an angle of 90 degrees.

 

If the digging works had been carried out by excavator, thepipe would definitely have been broken regardless ofoperator skills (100%).

The customer would have spent a significant amount of money to repair the broken pipe.

In addition, it was necessary to dig out ground beneath a gas meter and the existing stormwater pipe, and it was impossible to do this by excavator.

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A TREMproof 250GC waterproofing membrane was applied on the wall and foundation.

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When the membrane had completely dried up, weinstalled Corflute plastic protective sheets with Sikaflex PRO Adhesive Sealant Polyurethane on thewalls to mechanically protect the membrane againstdamage when backfilling.

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Upon request of the customer, we installed a French drainage system to drain water from the house foundation.

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Backfilling was carried out using a compactor rammer at each 200 mm. This ensures that the ground will not settle in the future.

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Internal Waterproofing | Lateral Damp | Garage Waterproofing | AWC Group| Penetrating Damp | Crack Injection
External Waterproofing | External Wall Waterproofing

The adjacent area was cleaned with high-pressure washer.

We carried out all the work in 4 days despite rainy weather.

The customer was very satisfied with our work, and he left a comment about

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