How to Successfully Apply Cold, Fluid-applied Waterproof Membranes

Posted by Dean Linthicum on Jul 1, 2020 1:15:00 PM

Cold, fluid-applied waterproofing membranes are popular choices in the construction and building industries because of their versatility in areas where traditional sheet waterproofing or hot-applied membranes are not options. Cold, fluid-applied waterproofing membranes can be applied to both vertical and horizontal surfaces and, when installed correctly, should last for many years. Understanding and following the installation guidelines will help ensure the application's success. Cold, fluid-applied waterproofing membranes’ robust physical properties and long-lasting performance are why manufacturers publish application and installation guidelines that must be followed.

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Topics: CIM Industry, CIM Concrete Waterproofing, Concrete Waterproofing, Concrete Sealant, Fluid-applied Waterproof Membranes

The Role of Consultants in the Waterproofing Industry

Posted by Dean Linthicum on Jan 7, 2020 1:15:00 PM

The importance of a well-built building structure is often taken for granted until failures start to appear. These deficiencies can be minor or major, but the results are often catastrophic. This is why consultants play an important role in the waterproofing industry and may add in saving you money in the long run. They add an extra quality assurance check before construction or after a roof or deck fails.

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Topics: Concrete coating, CIM Industry, CIM Concrete Waterproofing, Concrete Sealant, waterproofing

More On Waterproofing The World Trade Center Fountains

Posted by Nick Leuci on Aug 27, 2018 10:36:00 AM

The World Trade Center memorial (WTC) in New York City contains two enormous fountains which presented many waterproofing challenges

The contractor team spent over 18 months installing the concrete waterproofing system that was selected for the job. Here are the methods utilized:

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Topics: World Trade Center Memorial, Concrete Waterproofing, Concrete Sealant

Waterproofing The World Trade Center Fountains

Posted by Nick Leuci on Aug 9, 2018 10:00:00 AM

When designers started to plan what would become North America’s largest man-made waterfalls (World Trade Center Memorial -WTC) in New York City, they faced a number of challenges. One of the biggest concerns was how to contain vast quantities of water while preventing infiltration into underground structures.  

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Topics: Concrete coating, World Trade Center Memorial, Concrete Waterproofing, Concrete Sealant