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There is a Waterproofing problem in my Garage / Living Room / Shop / Basement – the wall is getting wet.
What shall I do? What kind of service do I need? Who does that and how to fix it?
You’ll find answers in this article.
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...
Evidently, it is really important to check the conditions of the walls in the building and, as soon as the Rising Damp signs are spotted, take necessary actions to fix it.
What are the first signs of Rising Damp?
– Bubbly paint
– Drummy plaster
– Salty deposits and Efflorescence
– Damp smell
– Mold appearance
Leaking Garage Waterproofing in Toorak – Crack Injection, Damp Proofing, and two layers of Top-Quality Membrane
Another Garage has to be Waterproofed.
As it often appears, there are two problems indicated: the ground level outside the wall is higher than the floor level – so the moisture is coming inside from the soil through the brickwork; and, of course, Rising Damp.
Recently the owner renovated her yard with new blue stone pavers – so External Wall Waterproofing wasn’t an option.
With the approval from the owner, we’ve decided to complete the Internal Wall Waterproofing procedure…
External Waterproofing, Damp Proofing and Crack Injection in Macleod – the job that truly surprised us!
The owner of the house got a Top-Quality Waterproofing for his abode – leaving us a positive review on our page. We’ve got the experience of working with the given situation and the feeling of satisfaction that “WE’VE DONE IT!”.
The Client is happy – we are happy 😉
Complete External Waterproofing Routine for the Residential House in Greensborough.
Applying the real Waterproofing, completing it with Damp Proofing and Crack Stitching.
Fixing the Structural Cracks for Mooroolbark College – Crack Stitching.
Stitching the Cracks, picking the right color and performing Re-pointing
for the right finish.
Balwyn North. One of the Garage Walls is always wet. Quite often the water appears from the floor/wall joint.
As always, there are two independent reasons for that:
First of all, there is moisture coming directly from the ground outside the garage – the ground level is 1,5m higher than the garage floor.
Secondly – there is Rising Damp.
Waterproofing the Multi-Level Car Park on Elizabeth St., CBD.
Fixing the Dripping Rain Water to the Main Hall from the Car Park of the Multi-Level building in the heart of Melbourne.
This is an excellent example, making obvious a great difference between Professional and Amateur.
New multi-level building in Box Hill. The Builder decided to save money and do the External Waterproofing on his own, without any Professional help or advice. It has been less than a year since the Builder have done so called “Waterproofing” – and now we can see the results.
DryRod Damp Proofing with Damp Proofing Rods.
The Most Advanced method of treating Rising Damp.
Reliable External Wall Waterproofing in Ringwood East.
The floor level is lower than the ground level. Water from the outside is getting inside the building – into the garage, basement or living area (shop, warehouse etc.).
Pretty common situation, isn’t it?
Stitching the Cracked Wall on Toorak Rd., Camberwell.
Because of the mistakes made in choosing of the footing system, the 25m of the wall has few severe cracks, threatening the whole wall to collapse in the near future. We’ve fixed it!
Internal Walls Waterproofing, using High-Pressure Crack Injection in Ringwood North.
Turning the Unlivable 40 square meters to a Modern, Beautiful Living Area with High-Pressure Crack Injection and Waterproofing Membrane.
The Garage Wall is located between the Client’s and his Neighbor’s plots. The ground level on the Neighbor’s plot is 0.5m higher, than the Garage Floor. So – the wall is situated 0.5m form the Garage Floor is getting wet from the ground of the Neighbor’s plot.
External Waterproofing of the wall hasn’t been done – and the brick work is absorbing the moisture from the ground like a sponge. As result – there is mold on the internal wall, the paint is bubbling, the seam is spilling out and the brick disintegrate. This is Single-Brick wall – so there is also a real damage of the wall collapsing inside the garage.
Due to external wall is on the Neighbor’s plot – we can’t access it, so we can’t Waterproof the external wall. What`s the solution for such common situation?
Gravity Damp Course or Damp-Course Fluid (Damp Proofing Liquid).
The Damp Proofing method from 1950-s – is it still used today?
Rising Damp Treatment – Damp Proofing Cream.
In this article we will overview one of the ways to treat Rising Damp – with DRYZONE Damp Proofing Cream.
The brick wall is washed with a pressure washer, the joints and cracks are filled with hydraulic cement , rendered and covered with 2 layers of of TREMproof 250 GC waterproofing membrane.
The Dryrod Damp Proofing Rods are even more effective and with guaranteed dosage and increased treatment speed are recommended for projects that demand maximum performance.
The most effective rising damp eradication treatment available — Independent testing proves that Dryrod outperforms all other competitors systems. The eradication of rising damp is permanent — the active ingredients permeate, and bond with the masonry providing a permanent solution to rising damp.