Waterproof membrane a fundamental requirement of construction

Waterproof membrane is a fundamental requirement of construction. A building or structure is waterproofed with the use of membranes and coatings to protect the structural integrity. Yet every year, high numbers of households and commercial premises report damages and issues that can be related back to inadequate waterproofing and application. Sometimes a waterproof membrane is omitted from the design completely, but this is not the leading cause behind waterproofing failure. Poor workmanship is the leading cause of waterproofing failures with 90% of all failures being due to...