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Making Supervisors Jobs Easier!

Supervisors have a very busy job managing each of their trades! Wet-seal’s Technical team have released a valuable resource for Supervisors to have as a reference point. This “Common Site Issues” Guide is short and sharp, and addresses some of the key areas a supervisor needs to be aware of fo...  read more

Remove Laitance to Enable Waterproofing Integrity!

Perfect and reliable waterproofing requires skilled applicators and quality systems.  It is also essential that the substrate to be waterproofed is sound and prepared correctly too. Concrete slabs should be clean and firm, with no dusting. Concrete slabs sometimes show laitance, a weak powdery laye...  read more
Fan being used to dry shower after waterproofing

Stop Your Jobs From Freezing!

In winter the setting rate of screeds, concrete, cement tile adhesives and levelling compounds slows down.  So does the drying rate of paints, coatings and waterproofing membranes. Planning with trades can help manage the job site through the cold months.  Wet-seal Franchisees have practical tips ...  read more

So Much To Know About Substrates!

Wet-seal’s Technical Team have sought to help you by pulling together a Substrate Guide that summarises the answers you need for all the common substrates where waterproofing is concerned. The Guide is available for you to download by clicking on the following link: Wet-seal Substrate Guide Th...  read more
Testo 872 Thermal Imaging Camera distributed by Wet-seal

Thermal Imaging Cameras Explained

  What is it? Thermography is the use of an infrared imaging camera to view and gauge thermal energy emitted from an object.  Thermography cameras can identify problem areas that cannot be seen with the naked eye when trying to detect water leaks.  The Testo 872 can be used in multiple areas...  read more

Moisture Vapour Barriers Protect You

Moisture vapour barriers prevent damage caused by water migrating from outside, through the concrete slab and into the dwelling.  Most new concrete slabs use a moisture vapour barrier under the concrete which normally consists of 200 µm builders plastic, but if that fails moisture may be drawn up...  read more
Substrate Preparation Is Paramount

Substrate Preparation Is Paramount!

Substrate preparation is paramount to the success of any waterproofing project and with a large percentage of all building defects associated with waterproofing, it pays to get the preparation right.  Waterproofing is only as strong as the weakest point of the substrate and that is why it’s so cr...  read more

Waterproofing – Your Reputation Is At Stake!!

Waterproofing plays a major role within new buildings.  In this article we highlight the KEYS to keeping your reputation as a quality builder intact.   Low cost investment protects reputation and prevents high repair bills The cost to waterproof new builds is typically in the range of 1-2% of ...  read more