Austin Waterproofing is proud to offer a great new waterproofing product for decks, balconies, and some flat roof applications in the Austin, TX area. For balcony repair or for a new balcony or deck for your home, repairing existing balcony leaks or building a new balcony for your home, no other system bonds, wears, flexes and breathes like ours.
This deck construction is a prime example of how to take advantage of San Francisco green building practices for durability and comfort. If you have a roof deck or other deck above living space, do a favor for your peace of mind: build it right and build it to last.
However, a roof deck poses certain design difficulties and the waterproofing membrane under the roof decks often leak, which requires taking the deck apart and fixing the roof, which can be a very costly project.
The cost to waterproof a flat roof depends on the choice of liquid applied roof system. When estimating the cost of waterproofing a roof, the building owner or property manager must take in consideration that material cost and labor cost are both contingent on this selection.
A watertight roof is critical to successful green roof construction. While some roofs are intrinsically waterproof when built, most will require some form of treatment to prevent water entry into the building.
One suggestion: American Hydrotech, a green-roof company, makes a nice waterproofing for cement decks. It is hot-mopped on like an asphalt roof, but actually penetrates the concrete and bonds with it.
3. PEDESTAL SUPPORTED WOOD PLANK DECK. A somewhat more expensive option for a classic wood plank look but still avoiding the construction of any ‘permanent’ structure on the roof, is to use wood (or metal) bearers supported by adjustable height pedestals.
Reliable, long lasting and low maintenance deck building material solutions are convenient with the Duradek system of waterproofing decks, flat roof decks and balconies. When it comes to waterproofing
Sika’s Loose Laid system is the most economical of our high quality waterproofing systems because of its ease of installation. It is often used to protect plaza decks and vegetated roofs, either on new construction or renovation projects.
Duradek Installation Experts Specializing in deck building and repair, Hanley Construction is your one stop resource for all your deck related needs.
Waterproof, waterproof, waterproof Decks over living space are usually desirable because of the view they afford. They seem simple, but actually are fraught with potential for problems, say contractors, unless you're used to doing that kind of job and are familiar with the requirements.