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Allco Waterproofing Solutions

Allco Waterproofing Solutions specialise in quality waterproofing products and seismic joints supplying Volclay, Casali, Hydrotech and Emseal.

Blog Posts from Allco Waterproofing Solutions

27 4 2021

Time to Test the Water for Waterproofing

test water conditions for membrane

This technical reference provides a detailed discussion of the water/soil compatibility test and its importance in the design of any below-grade waterproofing system.

24 4 2021

Getting Your Tanking Waterproofing Right, The First Time

allco voltec application mission bay copy

Designing, planning and selecting the right membrane for the conditions of your site are key factors to achieve watertightness on tanking jobs.

21 3 2020

Controlling Water When Tanking for Hydrostatic Conditions

Dewatering Hero

Common problems with tanking basements that will have no drainage (hydrostatic) once the building is complete can be mitigated by implementing well-planned dewatering techniques during construction. 

26 4 2019

Using Waterproofing Membranes as Ground Vapour Barriers

Allco bentonite 1

We are often asked whether waterproofing membranes function as vapour barriers. The answer to this question is not as straightforward as with other waterproofing membranes. 

23 4 2019

Below-Ground Structural Design for Tanking

Volclay Voltex Allco3

Continuing from my previous blog and the question of design, I look at considerations for ensuring an effective waterproofing solution. 

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