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408, 2020

We are open during Stage 4 lock down

By |August 4th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on We are open during Stage 4 lock down

The Victorian Government has announced Stage 4 restrictions in its declaration of a State of Disaster. The over-arching principle being to reduce the movement of people and isolate the population. Business activities are closed unless the workplace is part of the permitted industries. Fortunately, Construction Industry is “Open (for on

807, 2020

Comment on Remedial Waterproofing

By |July 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Comment on Remedial Waterproofing

There are so many challenges with remedial waterproofing that rarely is there a standard solution. Finding the source of the problem can be very difficult! The keys to success are: Think before you act explore the situation past the first obvious issue review the product options to help with the

3103, 2020

Victoria is moving towards Registration and Licensing of Waterproofing Tradespeople

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Victoria is moving towards Registration and Licensing of Waterproofing Tradespeople

The current Victorian Building Regulations 2018 require the contracted Registered Builder to supervise tradespeople's work and sign off the compliance of DTS (deemed-to-satisfy) Performance Requirements under the NCC 2019 (National Construction Code). Thus for trades like Waterproofing the only recognised compliance document is provided by the Registered Builder and accepted

411, 2019

Sika Cementitious Grouts and Repair Mortar Flyer

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sika Cementitious Grouts and Repair Mortar Flyer

When looking for a suitable product for your job, the attached flyer highlights six of the most popular products with a simple description. Product brochures have the full specifications.    https://www.conpro.com.au/product_items/sika-cement-based-compounds/?portfolioCats=61 REPAIR MORTARS and GROUTS Flyer - Nov 19

2210, 2019

Condensation often occurs without Ventilation – TECHNICAL TIPS

By |October 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Condensation often occurs without Ventilation – TECHNICAL TIPS

Issues of structural water damage or mould, mildew and fungus problems often occur when the building has insufficient ventilation. The NCC covers the performance requirements under Volume Three, Part E1   Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning. Problems with ventilation often occur under roofing, walls and sub-floor construction. TECHNICAL TIPS - Condensation

810, 2019

Remedial Waterproofing Products Flyer

By |October 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Remedial Waterproofing Products Flyer

Many existing building require remedial works. Concrete structures with serious water leaks often require an injection process with pressure pump and expanding polyurethane as indicated. Concrete structures often experience structural cracks requiring repair with epoxy products The Sika products nominated are excellent options. But always good to ask for advice

809, 2019

Training Night – 24th September – Internal Wet Area Waterproofing Supervision

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Training Night – 24th September – Internal Wet Area Waterproofing Supervision

Come and join us for our next Quarterly Training Night on Tuesday 24th September. Starts around 4'ish. A short presentation on technical matters, followed by a practical demonstration with Sika products. Drinks and nibbles provided. Please book as numbers are limited. Wet Area Supervision Discussion Flyer - September 2019

708, 2019

Remedial Shower conversion for wheelchair access – TECHNICAL TIPS

By |August 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Remedial Shower conversion for wheelchair access – TECHNICAL TIPS

With a growing aging population many traditional bathrooms are being converted to a more open plan to be wheelchair friendly. Under the National Construction Code (NCC), with reference to AS 3740 this style of bathroom is catered for as a 'Deemed -to -Satisfy' solution. Our TECHNICAL TIPS literature sets out

2806, 2019

Discussion forum on NCC 2019 impacts on Waterproofing very interesting

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Discussion forum on NCC 2019 impacts on Waterproofing very interesting

Last Tuesday 25th June we held our regular CP Training Night, however on this occasion we changed the format to a round table discussion. Contributions from waterproofer's, builders, bathroom renovators, roof plumbers, manufacturers, and consultants, highlighted the compliance process and information gaps in meeting contractual obligations under Victorian law. Discussion

606, 2019

Training Night – 25th June – Discussion on NCC2019 Impact

By |June 6th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Training Night – 25th June – Discussion on NCC2019 Impact

Another of our Quarterly Training Nights, except no product demonstrations, just a round table discussion. The NCC2019 has some subtle changes for waterproofing with 'deemed-to-satisfy' solutions, but significant emphasis for 'Design of Performance Solutions'. After a short presentation of the 'rules', with the support of expert Consultant, we will have