November 20, 2019

The aim of a roof is to protect the building from the effect of the weather, especially the humidity.


An ordinary roof fulfils those requirements perfectly. But other ways are also possible, for example by choosing a ‘green roof’.


A green roof looks attractive. This vi...

November 11, 2019

Safety on and around your roof

De Boer Roof Safety Solutions protects people on or near roofs, thereby safeguarding also the interests of its professional partners, roofers, architects, principals and building managers.

Our patented systems offer a reliable and user-frie...

November 6, 2019

Due to the thermoplastic properties of their principle components (bitumen, polyester reinforcements, polymers, fusible plastic film), bitumen waterproofing sheets can be converted into mass bitumen products like road asphalt – significantly reducing the demand for vir...

October 28, 2019

Bituminous waterproofing is always carried out by a combination of relevant products at the construction site.

These products can include: bituminous primer, bitumen membranes, mechanical fastenings, flashings, protection (gravel, small stones, etc.) and one...

October 23, 2019

The water used in the production of the components of bituminous waterproofing 

systems is essentially for cooling purposes. Once used, this water is returned to the environment with little notable impact, other than a slight increase in temperature....

October 15, 2019

Carrying on from our post last week (Part One) we wanted to share a few more important information on the benefits on using Bituminous Waterproofing on your next build!

A natural by-product of oil: Although bitumen does occur naturally at old oil fields, the current for...

October 8, 2019

Sustainable and environmental issues are, quite rightly matters of great importance to us all in construction.

A full understanding of ideas once rarely mentioned - like global warming', a' waste recycling' and 'life-cycle analysis' - is now core to maintaining our rep...

August 21, 2019

Waterproofing is not taken as seriously as it should be and is often not installed or maintained correctly. If you want the job done right, you must commission a company that specialises in commercial waterproofing in Sydney to do the job for you. Here are the warning...