Category: Roofing Products

Preparing Your Roof For A Change In Season - Widopan Resins
Sep
07
Preparing Your Roof For A Change In Season

Now that we are heading into autumn and the temperature has started to drop, it’s a good time to check on the state of your roof. After long periods of increased sunlight and a reduction in rainfall, summer may have taken its toll on your structure. So before getting into wetter weather and frosts, it’s … Continue reading "Preparing Your Roof For A Change In Season"

Jul
10
The Evolution Of Waterproofing Materials

The need to protect ourselves from the elements and keep things dry has been important to humans throughout history. In the 21st century, we have progressed to using innovative products and systems such as cold applied liquid waterproofing. But how did we get to this point, and what came before? Natural Waterproofing Solutions The first … Continue reading "The Evolution Of Waterproofing Materials"

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Jun
19
WIDOPAN CPD Seminars

Cold applied liquid waterproofing systems are one of the fastest-growing sectors in the roofing industry, but this process might be new for your company. Does your company want to branch out and provide these services in the future but aren’t too sure where to start?   WIDOPAN are here to provide some key assistance on … Continue reading "WIDOPAN CPD Seminars"

Jun
14
Widocryl-Point Fix, No Need For Mechanical Roof Fixings

Solar panels are becoming a common sight on the tops of buildings in cities and towns all over the country. Implementing this type of technology can be a great way of generating electricity. Solar systems keep your building running costs down and reduce your carbon footprint. However, when fastening solar panel modules and rails, drilled … Continue reading "Widocryl-Point Fix, No Need For Mechanical Roof Fixings"

Jun
09
Lightweight Screeds And The Importance Of Creating Falls For Drainage

When working with flat roofs they can be, to put it bluntly, sometimes, too flat but lightweight screed can be the perfect solution. What Are Drainage Falls, And Why Are They So Important? At WIDOPAN, when we talk about falls, we refer to a variable thickness on the roof’s surface. Falls allow water to channel … Continue reading "Lightweight Screeds And The Importance Of Creating Falls For Drainage"

Sheet Membrane - WIDOPAN-FD Polyester Waterproofing System
May
30
Should I use a Liquid Waterproof Coating or a Sheet Membrane?

When it comes to sheet membranes vs liquid waterproofing, there are many reasons one may be more suitable than another. But, time after time, we find that WIDOPAN delivers superior results to traditional sheet membrane systems. In a previous blog, we delved into what Is Liquid Waterproofing, giving you an insight into its application and … Continue reading "Should I use a Liquid Waterproof Coating or a Sheet Membrane?"

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May
17
Waterproof Resins – Wet Applications: The Ultimate Test Of Waterproofing

When most people think about waterproofing, they picture roofs, terraces and walkways. But liquid waterproofing has many more uses, not least of which is wet applications. The ultimate test of any waterproofing solution, wet areas are constantly submerged in water,  presenting many unique challenges. For any product to successfully maintain a wet area, it needs … Continue reading "Waterproof Resins – Wet Applications: The Ultimate Test Of Waterproofing"

Waterproofing a Walkway - WIDOCRYL-Topsiegel_Walkway_System_Build_Up
May
16
Waterproofing a Walkway with Widopan

Whether constructing an apartment block, office building or simply maintaining an existing structure, it’s incredibly important to choose the right product for walkway waterproofing. When done well, a waterproofed walkway offers a slip-resistant, durable path that protects the underlying structure from moisture ingress and damage. But, in contrast, a poorly waterproofed walkway can become a … Continue reading "Waterproofing a Walkway with Widopan"

Faulty waterproofing is one of the top causes of building defects in the UK today, leading to many insurance claims relating to building damage. While liquid
May
15
How Long Does Liquid Waterproofing Last?

Faulty waterproofing is one of the top causes of building defects in the UK today, leading to many insurance claims relating to building damage. While liquid waterproofing dramatically reduces the risk of water ingress, its life cycle will depend largely on the quality of the material used and the installers’ experience. In this article, we … Continue reading "How Long Does Liquid Waterproofing Last?"

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May
14
How to Protect Roof Membranes During Construction

Much to the frustration of those in the roofing industry, around 80% of failed roof membranes and leaks are caused by non-roofers. Whether from genuine accidents or avoidable carelessness, the biggest threat to the functionality of a watertight roof is human error. While liquid waterproofing is robust, there is still potential for damage, particularly during … Continue reading "How to Protect Roof Membranes During Construction"