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3 Tips for a Final Walk-Through Inspection

Posted by Douglas Campbell on Apr 25, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Congratulations! You have finished installing a two-component, high-build elastomeric coating on the interior of a water detention tank. The next task is to perform a final walk-through inspection. Before we get started, it is important to know what to look for prior to the inspection. Consult the specific job specification as well as any manufacturers literature:

  1. Instruction guides
  2. Application checklists
  3. Specifications
  4. Technical data sheets
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Topics: CIM Documentation, CIM Industry, CIM Concrete Waterproofing

Waterproofing It Right The First Time...Mistakes Cost Valuable Time and Money

Posted by Douglas Campbell on Oct 23, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Tired of going back to repair waterproofing membranes which weren’t installed properly during the first application?

Time spent planning ahead of time and using proper application procedures can be some of the most important aspects of getting it done right the first time.

Costs associated with repair or “re-do” work can add up quickly. As an example, take a decorative fountain project.

Suppose the installer did not take the proper time and attention into preparing the surface for liner installation. The liner was installed on top of the poorly prepared surface. 

Work continued with the installation of decorative stone on top of the liner. The result:  the fountain looks great, but is it ready to be put into service? Probably not, because important preparation steps were ignored at the beginning.

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