Waterproofing 101: What Is It and Do You Really Need It?

Waterproofing is the procedure used to make something waterproof or water-resistant so that it stays reasonably unaffected by water or combating the ingress of water under particular circumstances.

Water-resistant and waterproof frequently reference the penetration of water in its liquid form and perhaps pressurized, as opposed to damp proof, which is the term for resistance to humidity or dampness.

Waterproofing is a crucial part of any structure, building, and home. During the building process, it is essential that they perform waterproofing as per the architectural plan, or else damaging outcomes arise leading to the destruction of the building, structure and personal belongings. The roof covering components, siding, foundations, as well as the different penetrations within these surfaces has to be water-resistant and quite often waterproof.

HydroStopSA offers waterproofing services to the following industries:

  • Sectional title and body corporate schemes
  • Office blocks & apartment buildings
  • Retail malls and centres
  • Schools
  • Factories
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Retirement villages
  • Private & guest homes

Determining the origin of the water ingress and selecting the right system and solution is crucial when properly waterproofing your investment with durable and long-lasting results. There are various systems available, but you will need a professional to figure out which one will work the best.

Using the most current waterproofing knowledge and technology, we have produced acrylic, polyurethane, and bitumen-based treatments for all industrial applications. This high-tech, affordable sealant is 100 % water dissolvable and eco-friendly.

Other options available:

  • Acrylic reinforced solutions
  • Self-adhesive membrane solutions
  • Universal submersible cementitious solutions
  • Polymer-modified heat-fused bitumen membrane solutions/Torch On
  • EPDM Liquid Rubber/EPDM Membrane/Cementitious

We inspect every surface diligently before deciding on a strategy and performing any tasks.

Benefits Associated with Waterproofing

  • The tensile strength of the versatile sealant.That the waterproofing is not going to crack or become brittle when cured.
  • It’s economical. The waterproofing would only need to be applied once.
  • Waterproofing is straightforward to apply, and we use eco-friendly materials.
  • As soon as the substance is applied, it takes only 4 hours to dry. Although it takes 4 hours to dry, it’s water-soluble and can be washed with water right after application.
  • UV-resistant
  • All work undertaken comes with a guarantee which ranges from 5-10 years based on the surface, and the application implemented.

Affordable Waterproofing Pretoria

At HydroStopSA, we offer waterproofing in Pretoria and surrounding areas. Our objective is to develop long-term relationships with our clients by providing top quality products, exceptional workmanship and superb customer support. For more information, get in touch with HydroStopSA today.