Understanding Efflorescence: A Long-term, Costly Problem

Understanding Efflorescence: A Long-term, Costly Problem

Efflorescence is the appearance of chalky stains on the surface of flooring like tiles and pavers. The crystalline deposits of mineral salts are a cosmetic issue that can be removed by pressure washing or chemical cleaning, but these have to be performed regularly as efflorescence can recur. Ultimately, efflorescence is an effect of the underlying issue that remains: water intrusion into the screed.

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EVALON vs PVC-P : Which Is Better for Waterproofing ?

When it comes to waterproofing, reliability and durability of solutions are crucial factors that may determine the long term liveability of a building project. Common problems can arise from sub-optimal waterproofing in the long term, including entrapment of moisture in flooring surfaces and volumetric loss of membranes. Read more

Elmich Conducts Waterproofing Training in Myanmar

Elmich’s waterproofing team was invited to Yangon, Myanmar to conduct a technical workshop for architects and engineers about the ins and outs of waterproofing. Read more

Waterproofing the New Toppen Shopping Centre’s Vehicular Tunnel

Toppen Shopping Centre, one of Johor Bahru’s new shopping destinations, is set to open later this year. Located in Tebrau city, a short drive across the causeway from Singapore, the Shopping Centre boasts 46,696 square metres of floor space. Toppen Shopping Centre lies on the same plot of land as IKEA Tebrau.

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Elmich Presented On Waterproofing Systems for Basements at the Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) Seminar

Elmich conducted a technical seminar on “Waterproofing Systems for Basements” under the Technical Lecture Series at the Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) premises in Kuala Lumpur on 27 April 2018.

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Elmich at Southeast Asia’s Biggest Architectural Show ARCHIDEX 2017

This is the third time that Elmich has participated in ARCHIDEX 2017. A roaring success indeed with about 550 exhibitors and 36,000 visitors participated in the four-day show held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia.

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Waterproofing DUO, Singapore’s Latest In-Demand Mixed Development

DUO, a luxurious integrated development with its proven popularity of 87 per cent residential units sold within just three days is situated in the Bugis/Ophir area, the heart of downtown Singapore’s business and entertainment cluster. Its iconic building design and strategic location facilitates the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s plan for a vibrant mixed-use cluster within the Ophir-Rochor corridor to complement the Marina Bay and Raffles Place business districts.

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Elmich Provides Waterproofing Solutions for SMU’s School of Law

Singapore Management University’s (SMU) new School of Law building was officially opened in March 2017 by Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the opening ceremony.

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Complete Waterproofing System for The Brunei Cancer Centre (TBCC)

The Brunei Cancer Centre (TBCC) is a new 13-storey building with a budget of BN$100 million, regulated by the Ministry of Health. Construction commenced in year 2012 and the establishment will adopt global best practices and bring in state-of-the-art facilities to cater for local patients seeking cancer treatments, thus negating the need for treatments abroad.

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Knowledge Sharing on Waterproofing for Below Ground Structures

Elmich conducted a seminar on “Waterproofing for Below Ground Structures“ under the BOA-SIA CPD programme at the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) premises on 27 October 2016.

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