External Waterproofing Declared Designs
Sydney & Greater NSW
At Endeavour Engineering, we specialise in providing expert designed external waterproofing solutions for a range of clients in Sydney and throughout NSW. Our team of experienced engineers have the knowledge and skills to ensure that your property is protected from water damage and remains safe and structurally sound for years to come.
What is a Declared Design?
NSW Fair Trading states that when work is being done on a building element (including waterproofing) on a class 2 building (a building with multiple residences living above or below others such as an apartment building, or a single dwelling building with a garage under the building) a declared design by a registered design practitioner needs to be completed.
What is an External Waterproofing Declared Design?
External waterproofing declared designs refer to the plans and specifications for waterproofing the exterior of a building or structure. This type of waterproofing is designed to protect the building from water damage by preventing water from entering the structure from the outside. External waterproofing can be applied to the foundation, walls, and roof of a building and is often used in areas prone to heavy rainfall or flooding.
There are several different methods and materials that can be used for external waterproofing, including membrane systems, liquid-applied coatings, and sheet membranes. The choice of waterproofing method will depend on the specific needs and characteristics of the building, as well as the local climate and weather conditions.
When would I need an External Waterproofing Declared Design for my property?
There are a number of situations in which you may need an External Waterproofing Declared Design for your property. If you own or reside in an apartment building, a single dwelling with a carspace underneath, or a residence above a commercial shop, look out for the following issues which may call for an engineer to provide a waterproofing declared design:
- Leaks/damp patches coming from the ceiling or walls;
- Windswept rain coming through the windows when they are closed;
- Leakage from your balcony onto the balcony or garage below;
- Damp/mouldy carpet near balcony sliding doors.
How Endeavour Engineering Can Help
At Endeavour Engineering, we work with a wide range of clients to provide External Waterproofing Declared Designs. This includes:
- Property owners looking to protect their homes or investment properties
- Body corporate and strata managers seeking to waterproof common areas in a multi-unit development
- Builders and contractors working on new construction projects
- Developers looking to ensure that their new projects are adequately protected from water damage
Get In Contact With Our Expert Team Today For a Fee Free Proposal
If you are in need of an External Waterproofing Declared Design for your property, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team at Endeavour Engineering. We offer a fee-free proposal service so that you can get a better idea of the cost and scope of your project without any obligation.
Contact us today to learn more and to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced engineers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our waterproofing report provides a comprehensive analysis of your property’s current waterproofing status. Prepared by our skilled waterproofing engineers, it details the condition of existing waterproofing systems, highlights areas needing remedial waterproofing, and recommends improvements in waterproof design to enhance the building’s resilience against water ingress.
Waterproof design is crucial in building construction to prevent water damage. At Endeavour Engineering, we focus on integrating advanced waterproofing design techniques in both new constructions and during remedial waterproofing projects to ensure long-term durability and protection, especially in external areas exposed to environmental elements.
Absolutely. Our team specialises in remedial waterproofing for existing structures. We assess the specific needs of your property and implement effective waterproofing solutions, from internal to external waterproofing, ensuring that your building is protected against potential water damage.
An external waterproofing engineer plays a vital role in protecting your property. They are responsible for designing and overseeing the implementation of external waterproofing systems. Their expertise ensures that all aspects of waterproofing, from the foundation to the roof, are adequately secured against water penetration.
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