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The Top Waterproof Options Available From Distributors In Sydney

July 28, 2020

The Top Waterproof Options Available From Distributors In Sydney

When it comes to the construction of a building, one of the most important factors to consider is how the structure will remain impenetrable to exterior forces, such as rain, wind, dust, etc. Looking at the various external threats, one that sticks out the most in terms of danger is moisture. Water seeping into a structure will cause it to deteriorate over time, accelerate the formation of mould and mildew, and create an environment unfit for human health. However, taking that extra step and ensuring that a form of waterproofing is implemented into the development strategy is vital and there are many ways of doing so. Areas that would need attention include basements, bathrooms, kitchens, swimming pools, and decks to name a few. Let's take a look at some of the various types available.  

Polyurethane  

Polyurethane is a great waterproofing membrane option as it’s so extremely versatile. It can be applied to cracks - filling the capillaries which would've allowed the water to seep through. It also can aid in strengthening concrete against water by providing an extra layer of strength that, in turn, decreases its level of absorbancy. Common usages for this include pedestrian decks, roofs, water tanks, and more. It's imperative to make use of the correct protective gear as this substance is highly toxic and should not come into contact with the skin or be inhaled. 

Cementitious Coating  

This is by far one of the most common and reliable forms of waterproofing. It’s commonly used for concrete structures such as tunnels, exterior walls, sidewalks, and foundations. Its popularity with developers is because it's so user friendly. All that needs to be done is to combine the product with some water and voila! If you want, you can go one step further by adding an acrylic coating to create an even more durable substance, however, this is not necessary as this product is sturdy on its own. This option is also extremely easy to apply therefore, it’s a favourable choice for most building development.  

With many more reliable waterproofing materials available on the market, developers are not short of choice. However, this can be a daunting task and one that we can gladly help with. We are distributors that supply a wide range of options in Sydney, so call Waterproofing Direct today and we will point you in the best direction possible.  



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