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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

21 September 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 August 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 May 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. 

21 February 2019

Below-Ground-Waterproofing: Getting it Right the First Time

allco voltec application mission bay copy

Combined meetings with architects, engineers, geo-technicians, contractors, and in the case of waterproofing — a good technical advisor, provide the knowledge to prevent excessive design alterations after construction has commenced.

18 October 2018

Bentonite Waterproofing and Wet/Dry Cycling


There is no aspect of bentonite waterproofing that is as misunderstood as how it responds to wet/dry cycling.

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