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...


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 sh...
Tarped off balcony being w space heater before 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 trad...
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...


Stop a Major Factor in Wet Area Leaks – Select the Correct Tile Adhesive & Correctly Apply It!

Correct use of tile adhesives can help prevent wet area leaks.  Spot fixed tiles allow water to track behind tiles and are often the cause of wet area leaks.  Correct application of the tile adhesiv...


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 conc...
Current Construction Methods Wet Area Waterproofing Substrates


Current Construction Methods – Wet Area Waterproofing Substrates

Current construction methods associated with wet areas with concrete and/or fibre-cement sheet flooring is generally consistent with the below.  Waterproofing, including Type 5 Perimeter Flashings, a...


Understanding the Performance of the Building Regulations – Waterproofing

The measure of performance of a waterproofing system is associated with assessing the key functions of waterproofing itself.  By definition, a “waterproofing system” is a combination of elements ...