27 09, 2021

AIW Committee Nomination Forms

By |2021-11-02T03:35:19+11:00September 27th, 2021|Uncategorised|

If you have the drive to contribute to improving the standard of Waterproofing in the industry, consider joining the committee. Nominations are now open for committee representatives for the 2021 – 2022 year. (Scroll down for the nomination forms.) How You Can Contribute We are looking for members in each state, with particular skill sets, [...]

25 06, 2021

The Discussion on Waterproof Training

By |2021-07-05T00:13:26+10:00June 25th, 2021|Uncategorised|

In this radio interview, Andrew Golle of Building connection fame, pulls no punches about the state of waterproofing training in Australia - Listen to the interview here. It is just not good enough. Waterproofing accounts for 80% of construction failures yet training for this critical skill is sorely lacking and qualified trainers are few and [...]

5 12, 2016

Causes of Failure in Waterproofing: Preparation

By |2017-05-05T02:20:24+10:00December 5th, 2016|Uncategorised|

The single biggest cause of waterproofing failures is workmanship. Poor workmanship would account for 90% of all failures in waterproofing. The waterproofing membrane is only as good as the surface to which it is applied or installed. Builders have a large responsibility here. Has the surface been constructed with falls for drainage? Is the surface [...]

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