2017

Blog Posts in 2017

  • Never Tile Over a Waterproof Deck!

    While a waterproofed deck is nice to have, a tile deck is aesthetically pleasing and can add to the value of your home. However, many homeowners also mistakenly decide to simply tile over their existing waterproof deck. If you’re considering this: do not go through with it. We have seen many decks sustain serious damage because of this arrangement. Allow us to explain why. Do tiles improve boost ...
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  • What Is Ponding?

    Do you seem to notice that certain spots on your deck always seem to stay wet the longest after it rains or you wash your deck? This is because that particular spot is a low point in your deck’s surface, which is rarely even. This is called “ponding,” and it affects nearly every waterproofed deck around. Most of the time, ponding is more a nuisance than anything serious, but serious cases are an ...
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  • Why You Should Waterproof Your Deck in L.A.

    From January to February of this year alone, Los Angeles has gotten more than 12 inches of rainfall. This isn’t too unusual. Deserts are mostly dry, but when it rains, it pours. Los Angeles infrastructure is often unprepared for this sort of liquid onslaught, which is why storms can cause such a significant amount of property damage. Here are a few reasons you should consider waterproofing your ...
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  • Why You Should Waterproof Your Pool Deck

    In Los Angeles alone, there are more than 43,000 swimming pools, which means there are more than 43,000 swimming-pool decks . Many pools have concrete decks, which inevitably crack. Other pools, such as rooftop pool decks, are built over wood. Water can be relentless and destructive. If it can get into the smallest space within your deck, eventually you will have a bigger space. One of the reasons ...
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  • Do You Really Need to Waterproof Your Deck Against Rain in Los Angeles?

    No matter what type of deck you have, wood or concrete, it is important to have it waterproofed as soon as you have it installed. By doing this, you will avoid future headaches and costly repairs. Even though it may not rain as much in Los Angeles, the fact of the matter is that there are still external elements that are going to affect your decking. Taking the extra step to waterproof your ...
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  • Why Is It Important to Waterproof Your Outdoor Planters?

    With spring right around the corner, you may be looking to add a little life to your patio, deck, or other outdoor area. This may come in the form of adding in new plants, requiring the addition of planters. It is important to remember that planters should be waterproofed . Whether you are looking to install a new planter or you already have outdoor planters, waterproofing them is essential to ...
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  • Remodeling Your Basement? Here's Why You Should Waterproof It First

    Remodeling any part of your home can seem expensive, but many home improvement projects actually increase the value of your property in the long run. For homeowners, basement remodeling projects are a great place to start. For some people, “basement” evokes images of creaky staircases, cobwebs, and dingy floors. In fact, a refurbished basement is not only beautiful but functional. Why You Should ...
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  • How to Give Your Deck a Facelift Without Remodeling

    Let’s face it: Your deck doesn’t look like it did when it was new. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to remodel. In fact, there are countless ways you can improve the curbside appeal of your deck without breaking the bank. Here’s how: Consider a Fresh Coat of Paint Painting isn’t pricey, especially when you compare it to the cost of a full-scale remodel. When it comes to picking the right color, ...
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