News

16/05

How Do Waterproofing Membranes Cure & What Is The Difference Between Drying & Curing?

When a cold liquid membrane is applied to a substrate it could be considered to be similar to paint.  We all know that paint has to dry before it possesses its protective properties.  The same goes ...

28/03

Doorway Waterstops (Angles) & the requirements associated with Jambs, Architraves or Stud Framing

People often deem the waterproofing of a shower enclosure and waterproofing of the perimeter of a wet area as essential, and in turn neglect the seriousness required when dealing with the termination ...

11/01

Wet-seal Invited to Speak on Waterproofing for Wet Areas at Building Surveyors Seminar

Wet-seal’s Head of Technical & Special Projects, Robert Rath, was invited to present his expert knowledge on waterproofing for wet areas at the recently held Building Surveyors Seminar host...

09/11

Bathroom Waterproofing Tip shower screen correct placement

Bathroom Waterproofing Tips Shown with this article are three pictures which highlight the same results one of our Franchisees has had from three call backs.  One of which, was sealed 18 months ago w...

26/09

The Old Problem – Rough Concrete Shower Bases

For years concrete shower bases have been shaped out & the surface left rough, and in many cases totally unacceptable.   The minimum acceptable requirement is an even wood float finish.  The...

20/07

Efflorescence – What is it, Causes, Removing & Prevention

What is Efflorescence? Efflorescence is a deposit of mineral salts on surfaces of concrete and masonry walls and/or floors.  It is whitish in appearance, and is sometimes referred to as “whiske...

25/05

Edition 3 – Drainage & Waterproofing

The Australian Institute of Waterproofing (AIW) of which Wet-seal is a member has written an article that appeared in the State based Master Builder magazines, the article was titled “Waterproof...

18/03

Edition 2 – Other Causes of Waterproofing Failure

The Australian Institute of Waterproofing (AIW) of which Wet-seal is a member has written an article that appeared in the State based Master Builder magazines, the article was titled “Waterproof...