A compromised foundation is one of the worst structural problems that a property owner can face, and the leading cause of foundation problems is water damage. Little drips can seem harmless, but in time the collected water can seep into cracks and other areas, causing a whole host of other problems to the structural integrity and aesthetics of your building.
The damage that water can cause in buildings includes:
Waterproofing is the best way to protect your building’s structural integrity from water damage. It involves creating an impermeable membrane that prevents water from seeping into dry areas and draining off safely. It’s important to do your research into waterproofing processes and materials, as it needs to be effective and have the following qualities:
Qualities to look for in waterproofing materials:
Insufficient waterproofing is a problem all year round, not just during rainy seasons. Which is why you should ensure that your building is properly waterproofed to prevent major structural issues or aesthetic defects, making your commercial or industrial space either unsafe or difficult to occupy.
Robex offers impeccable workmanship and brilliant design as one of the premium waterproofing membrane suppliers in South Africa. Offering a wide range of waterproofing technology to suit your particular needs. Ideal for the waterproofing of balconies, terraces, flat roofs, walkways, planter boxes, tiles and other surfaces. Robex offers a range of advanced coating systems that deliver superior strength and weather resistance.
For your car park, RX Protadeck ensures the construction of parking is safe, durable and attractive; traits which are fast becoming an increasingly important factor in commercial developments. Robex provides waterproofing and surface coatings that meet a number of aesthetic, performance and service requirements.
For damp and waterproofing, Robex offers a range of materials and solutions for all environments and client requirements. Their waterproofing membranes are extremely versatile, very quick curing, highly durable and safe for the environment.
The RX Wetsuit system is a fully bonded, seamless, spray-applied waterproofing system. It is an extremely versatile, highly durable waterproofing membrane that’s safe for the environment. RX Wetsuit is a high-grade rubber product with bituminous emulsification that delivers as a roofing product, waterproofing product and air barrier. Ideal for a wide range of uses, the system provides solutions for the entire building envelope. Learn more about the features and benefits here.
RX Protadeck is a high-performance waterproofing system that protects concrete, timber and steel surfaces. It is a 100% seamless, fully bonded and trafficable MMA resin system that is also UV stable. The system has been designed as a water and chemical resistant coating with added abrasion resistance. It can be applied to virtually any surface and has a rapid application and cure time (full cure of 60 minutes). Learn more about the features and benefits here.