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How To Ensure A Weathertight Perimeter Seal During Window Installation
Sealants, Glazing and Façades How To Ensure A Weathertight Perimeter Seal During Window Installation By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 18/04/2022

In order to fulfil its role in ventilating and insulating a building, correct installation and perimeter sealing of a window is imperative.

Bridge Deck Waterproofing: 3 Common Solutions And How To Choose The Best One For You
Waterproofing and Roofing, Infrastructure Bridge Deck Waterproofing: 3 Common Solutions And How To Choose The Best One For You By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 15/03/2022

Due to heavy and constant traffic loads and punishing weather conditions, the bridge deck must be hard-wearing, durable, and resilient against heavy and constant traffic.

Keeping A Natural Enemy At Bay - 3 Ways To Protect Concrete From Water
Concrete, Waterproofing and Roofing Keeping A Natural Enemy At Bay - 3 Ways To Protect Concrete From Water By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 17/02/2022

An uptick in humidity and rainstorms can lead to water infiltration issues such as below-grade reinforcement corrosion, surface scaling, aggregate expansion, and mould growth.

Epoxy vs. Polyurea Joint Fillers: Which Is Best?
Concrete Epoxy vs. Polyurea Joint Fillers: Which Is Best? By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 11/02/2022

Selecting a joint filler can be challenging so we have provided a comprehensive comparison of epoxy and polyurea joint filler characteristics to guide you on selecting...

The Ultimate List of Silicone Sealant Alternatives
Sealants, Glazing and Façades The Ultimate List of Silicone Sealant Alternatives By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 09/11/2021

Silicone sealants are used in a variety of construction applications, including the residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructure sectors, mainly as a sealing or bonding agent...

Concrete Floor Joint Repair Solutions
Concrete Concrete Floor Joint Repair Solutions By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 21/10/2021

As you know, joints are cut in new concrete floors to control cracking. As a fresh concrete slab hardens, it reduces in volume and shrinks. When this shrinkage is restrained by...

What is the role of Fire Compartmentalisation and how is it done?
Fire Protection What is the role of Fire Compartmentalisation and how is it done? By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 17/10/2021

One of the fundamentals of passive fire protection is the compartmentalisation of buildings. To impede the spread of fire and smoke within a building, we must compartmentalize the spaces...

What is the difference between "Reaction to Fire" vs "Resistance to Fire"?
Fire Protection What is the difference between "Reaction to Fire" vs "Resistance to Fire"? By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 11/10/2021

Whether you’re a contractor, engineer, architect, or simply finding out more information on the subject, the two terms can often be confusing. However, there is an important distinction...

Top 5 Fibre-Reinforced Concrete FAQs
Concrete Top 5 Fibre-Reinforced Concrete FAQs By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 07/09/2021

Euclid Chemical has created a series of Technical Bulletins on a variety of topics related to the successful use of Fibre-Reinforced Concrete (FRC). These documents are provided to serve...

A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Cracks in Concrete
Concrete A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Cracks in Concrete By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 06/09/2021

Cracks in concrete are a common sight. While some cracks are inevitable and not of great concern, some are signs of a larger underlying issue. We explore the three main reasons...

4 steps to applying the perfect sealant every time!
Sealants, Glazing and Façades 4 steps to applying the perfect sealant every time! By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 29/08/2021

Silicone sealants are used for a variety of purposes. Knowing how to properly caulk with silicone sealant can save a lot of problems in the long-term because when done correctly...

Different Types Of Intumescent Coatings And Their Benefits
Fire Protection Different Types Of Intumescent Coatings And Their Benefits By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 06/05/2021

There are a couple of ways to fireproof a building and normally they are mentioned as active fire protection and passive fire protection. While active fire protection requires a trigger...

Understanding Wind Load And Its Effect on Structural Glazing
Sealants, Glazing and Façades Understanding Wind Load And Its Effect on Structural Glazing By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 08/03/2021

Looking back just half a century ago, no one would believe that a building, let alone a skyscraper could be constructed using frameless glass as its entire façade. Now, modern architectural...

Popular Types of Commercial Roofs and Waterproofing Systems
Waterproofing and Roofing Popular Types of Commercial Roofs and Waterproofing Systems By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 17/11/2020

It is sometimes hard to believe that there are so many different types of roofs for different structures, and some of them can do more than just weatherproof the top of a building...

Epoxy and how it is used in flooring
Flooring Epoxy and how it is used in flooring By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 21/07/2020

Generally, once the concrete is levelled, smoothed and primed, a mixture of resin and hardening chemicals are then immediately poured over the concrete and allowed to harden...

Sheet vs Fluid Applied Waterproofing
Waterproofing and Roofing Sheet vs Fluid Applied Waterproofing By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 25/06/2020

In any residential or commercial building, there are usually only two main types of materials used for waterproofing – sheet or liquid membrane. Although neither option is inherently better...

Common Problems Associated with Poor Waterproofing
Waterproofing and Roofing Common Problems Associated with Poor Waterproofing By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 21/06/2020

In order to construct a building that will stand the test of time, one of the key factors is the application of high-quality waterproofing. A poorly designed and installed...

The 5 Main Benefits of Crystalline Waterproofing
Concrete, Waterproofing and Roofing, Infrastructure The 5 Main Benefits of Crystalline Waterproofing By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 14/06/2020

Crystalline waterproofing is a process where the active ingredients in a crystalline product react with the free lime and moisture in the concrete to form crystals within the capillary...

Understanding Firestopping and Fire Protection
Fire Protection Understanding Firestopping and Fire Protection By: Tremco CPG Marketing
Published: 07/06/2020

Firestopping and fire protection are different forms of passive fire protection for a building structure. Passive fire protection performs a compartmentalising role in the event...

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