Understanding and Addressing the Consequences of Leaking Balconies
If it has a balcony, it will leak
This is unfortunate statement quoted from an article: "Melbourne’s high-rise nightmares taking a tall toll on residents and investors" The Age, Melbourne 25th September 2016
Though this article was referring to Melbourne’s booming construction in the multi level apartment sector, many capital cities across Australia are experiencing similar issues. And leaking balconies are not restricted to multi level apartments, but unfortunately to many recent constructions.
Effects of Leaking Balconies
There are several key points within this article I would like to emphasize
Construction methods are always changing and adapting.
As a Registered Building Practitioner, I have noticed recently, either for reasons of design and/or cost considerations, changes in balcony construction methods which have a direct impact on the success or otherwise of the waterproofing membrane.
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In my experience, there are recurring issues causing waterproofing failure:
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