Stop water leaks through my basement wall? A leaking basement is a common problem that has a very simple solution. Water can seep through foundation walls leaving minerals on the surface or even puddles on the floor. Without proper ventilation mold and mildew will quickly take root. Concrete or block walls may begin to soften […]
Decorative Epoxy Flakes System Decorative Epoxy Flakes System is a decorative and extremely durable concrete resurfacing system. It is used for environments requiring an attractive, aesthetically pleasing, high performance floor. Available in endless colors and patterns to suit any environment. Also known as decorative vinyl color chips, flakes or fleck are specially formulated paint aggregates used to […]
Many homeowners have water pipes going through foundation walls and they never leaked and then one day water leaked all over their nice finished floor. Why does this happen?
Snap Tie Leaks: How to stop running water coming from a snap tie pocket in a basement wall. 1. Remove the snap tie from the wall, wire brush the surface of the concrete. 2. For holes bigger than an 1/8″ , fill with Waterprlug Hydraulic cement. Allow the Waterplug to set for 30 minutes 3. […]
Save my chimney This picture is an example of a neglected chimney which over the years has been allowed to absorb water and the results are the damaged joints and the destruction of the whole chimney. This chimney will require a professional to set up staging, cut out loose and bad mortar joints and then apply […]
Traditionally, basement waterproofing always involved excavating the foundation; a costly undertaking indeed. Today there are a number of ways to fix wet basements from within the basement itself – a much less expensive (and less destructive) proposition. There are many ways to stop ground water from entering a finished basement through a leaking crack, but […]
Salt Damage to Concrete & Masonry is Expensive De-Icings salts such as rock salt, calcium chloride, magnesium chloride, and other salt related products all do damage to concrete surfaces. The resulting slurry of melted ice and salt is absorbed into the concrete causing spalling and general erosion of the surface. Salt Block WB does not […]
Klere-Treat WB is a masonry water repellent based on a silane and siloxane. Under the influence of atmospheric humidity, it chemically reacts with and bonds to masonry, forming a highly effective poly-siloxane repellent. It is highly alkaline resistant and designed for use on brick, concrete block, precast concrete, stucco, limestone, fieldstone and many other natural stones. Kleare-Treat […]