AWC Group – Waterproofing Blog

Waterproofing building on sloped ground

Waterproofing building on sloped ground

Welcome to our blog. The house is built on a sloping site in Oakleigh. Installed 3 retaining walls. Between retaining walls the distance is 1-1.5 meters. Water enters the house through these walls. It is necessary to carry out external waterproofing of  the wall. The...

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Exterior wall waterproofing

Exterior wall waterproofing

            Location - Rowville.There is crawl space under the floor.  After it rains, water gets through the exterior walls under the floor and flows like a river through the entire crawl space and out into the garage.After the inspection, we suggested excavating the...

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Warehouse/office complex in Tullamarine.

Warehouse/office complex in Tullamarine.

Welcome to our blog. The owner of an office and warehouse complex located in Tullamarine turned to our company. The complex building is built of concrete panels. The outer wall of the building has a length of 200 meters and is located on the border with the...

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Projects

Projects

View our projects below Mooroolbark College.  Repair of cracks in brickwork with matching mortar to existing.  Crack Stitching. Council House. Little Collins Street, The City.  External wall waterproofing. Multi-Level Car Park on Elizabeth St, The City....

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Rising Damp

Rising Damp

Welcome to our blog. I was surprised to find that there is still no blog about the issue of Rising Damp.   In general, from experience we can say that if a house is older than 30 years, the Damp Proof Course (DPC) installed during construction usually no longer...

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Retaining Wall Waterproofing

Retaining Wall Waterproofing

In this block, I would like to talk about the waterproofing of a retaining wallWe have the following case here:  The property is located in Templestowe   The terrain is hilly, so retaining walls have to be used to create even horizontal parts. The ground level on...

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Quite an interesting case.

Quite an interesting case.

I would like to mention an interesting case. Once a desperate builder addressed us. He built a new house. This house was sold a few weeks ago. Everything was great, but suddenly, the buyer found a huge puddle on the floor of the garage occurring after a heavy rain....

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Leaking Garage Waterproofing in Toorak – Crack Injection, Damp Proofing, and two layers of Top-Quality Membrane

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…

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Waterproofing the Outside Garage Wall in Balwyn North

Waterproofing the Outside Garage Wall in Balwyn North

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.

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Damp Proofing and Tanking the Leaking Garage Wall

Damp Proofing and Tanking the Leaking Garage Wall

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?

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Damp Proofing Rods

Damp Proofing Rods

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.

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