EPDM system original to the building that has failed after numerous patchwork and thousands of dollars spent. The owner decided it's time to replace the roof, 2 ply SBS system was recommended.
Mechanically attached cement board, 2 ply system installed on the flat surface with the liquid membrane applied on the wall flashing and all penetrations (pipes, vents, etc.)15 year warranty was issued to the owner.
Decades old properly done roof that withstood the test of time is slowly deteriorating .Cracks and uv rays damage is seen,roof layover was recommended.
Granules in the sbs system help to protect the membrane from excessive sun exposure.Sbs system was directly applied over the existing membrane using glue adhesive,liquid membrane was then applied on the wall flashing and all penetrations.15 year warranty was issued to the owner.
Leaking roof with rubber pavers. Installation of rubber pavers directly on the roof without pedestals slows down drainage causing the membrane seams to crack.Full roof replacement was recommended.
Soprema liquid system was recommended ,20 year ndl manufacture warranty was issued,Decorative porcelain pavers on adjustable pedestals were installed for better water drainage.
Previous contractor used the wrong material for the job, blueskin material is not to be used for areas where water can pool.The seams failed causing water to enter the floor below.
Removal of old waterproofing membrane ,scarifier grinding of concrete ,prep work for application of seamless liquid applied system.
Soprema liquid system was successfully applied,24 hour water test completed.
Steel welding connections failed to cause a major leak to the floors below.
Soprema alsan product was recommended. The surface was cleaned and primed using special metal primer, All steel connections were reinforced with 4-inch liquid strip.
Soprema alsan with fleece fabric was applied over steel area.Texture was applied for better tile application,24 hour water test was completed.
The concrete pool liner failed causing major leak in garage area.Tiles and waterproofing liner were removed to inspect condition of concrete slab.
Beginning of application of Soprema liquid membrane, preparation of concrete slab, application of primer.
Soprema alsan product was applied with fleece fabric over the primed surface. A 24-hour water test was completed. The texture was applied for better tile application.
Landmark property basement access hatch.Old failing design causes multiply leaks to property basement,
Access hatch was properly scraped and cleaned from old paint and rust, Liquid membrane was then applied with a coat of paint to retain the original landmark look.
Old plastic dome skylight kept leaking after numerous repairs.Client decided to replace it with a traditional galvanized skylight.
Galvanized hip vent skylight was recommended along with a new 8 inch curb.Curb was properly waterproof using liquid applied membrane.Skylight was then installed to the new curb.
Client decided he wants more natural sunlight in his apartment,old access hatch opening were used for new skylight curb.
Old access hatch removed, new framing and curb install, liquid membrane applied to seal of the elements. Velux skylight installed over new curb.
Roof penetrations are the most important waterproofing details, improper waterproofing can compromise roof reliability, before hiring a roofing company make sure your roofer is knowledgeable and use high-end products, to solve the most difficult waterproofing problems.
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