Many structures are designed that are predisposed to holding water, which can lead to problems if the surfaces are not completely water tight. Most building structures need some sort of waterproofing.
Portolesi Structural can provide a range of waterproofing services including the following:
- Underground basement walls
- Roof slabs
- Wet areas
- Tanks and water retaining structures
- Lift overrun pits
- Retaining walls
Products specialised in but not limited to include the following:
Emmerclad is acrylic, flexible waterproofing membrane, used in UV exposed external areas as well as inside areas.
Hydron Membryl is used for it's waterborne elastomeric waterproofing membrane having outstanding long-term UV stability.
Hydron Elastoseal is used for waterproofing to areas subjected to permanent immersion and internal pedestrian traffic. With it's high performance synthetic rubber-based membrane, designed to offer waterproofing it is used under screeds or toppings is capable of accommodating expected structural movement.
Torch On Membrane - Fidia
Fidia polyester is used as a continuous waterproofing membrane for foundations, basements, tunnels, roofs etc. With reinforced rot-proof non-women polyester and stabilised with glass mat it is a torch applied membrane.
Torch On Membrane - Testudo
Testudo is another product used as a continuous waterproofing membrane for foundations, basements, tunnels, roofs etc. It too is reinforced with rot-proof non-woven single strand spunbond polyester fabric is a torch-applied membrane,
Torch On Membrane - Defender H
Defend H is used as the top later where waterproofing is in contact with the ground such as gardens, underground garages and tunnels covered with soil, even road structures and roofs under gravel and where there is a risk of the system being attacked by roots.
The Vandex range are cementitious waterproofing, protection and repair products and one of the major products Portolesi Structural use.
The Xypex product range consists of high quality products which are typically used for concrete waterproofing, concrete durability, and concrete repair and protection. The products seals the concrete permanently against the penetration of water and other liquids from any direction and therefore a product commonly use by Portolesi Structural.