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May 22, 2024. 11:38 AM

Fully-bonded waterproofing membranes

Philipp Truffer Owner of Truffer Ingenieurberatung AG and member of the Commission on Waterproofing Standards of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA) Mapeproof FBT: one of the highly effective waterproofing chemicals against…

May 21, 2024. 8:12 AM

The key role played by grout lines in making tiling more durable

Enrico Geronimi Technical Services, Mapei SpA (Italy) The Italian division of Mapei Technical Services presents a brief technical note explaining how grout lines' performance properties have impacted sites worldwide and significantly affected the…

May 20, 2024. 10:55 AM

Mapei looks to the future

at the two-yearly trade fair in Munich, innovative products for worldwide construction sites For the first time, 80,000 of the more than 250,000 visitors who took part in Bau 2017 were from overseas (there were 72,000 in 2015). As such, Bau – the…

April 25, 2024. 2:50 PM

Main Characteristics and Application Fields of Epoxy Grout

Marco Albelice Technical Services, Mapei SpA (Italy) What are the main characteristics of epoxy grout that are resin-based? Epoxy resin-based grouts are generally two-component products resistant to aggressive acids and are impermeable. Also, they…

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April 25, 2024. 2:35 PM

Tile Grout - Central element for durable tiling

Enrico Geronimi Technical Services, Mapei SpA (Italy) Securing tile joints with tile grout is an essential feature of what is defined by many standards as ceramic tiling. They are important for both aesthetic and technical reasons which play a…

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April 25, 2024. 8:34 AM

Waterproofing Solutions for Roofing

Dino Vasquez Product Manager for Waterproofing Products Line, Mapei SpA (Italy) Waterproofing products for roofs are an important item on the list of things you need when planning any construction. They ensure that good construction doesn’t…

January 3, 2024. 9:51 AM

Modern Waterproofing Systems: Advancements in Osmotic Renders

The concrete gets wet or water gets below the membrane to create the osmotic cell by initial saturation, condensation, and liquid water within holes and voids below the membrane and vapor diffusion. Osmosis is the chemical-physical phenomenon…

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May 18, 2023. 9:54 AM

A Guide to Choosing the Right Sealant for Your Project

Knowing why you need a sealant is the first step in selecting the best one for your project. To stop draughts, are you caulking a window or door? Kitchen or bathroom water-proofing? Fusing two surfaces collectively? Various sealants with numerous…

May 16, 2023. 8:30 PM

The Role of Admixtures in Concrete Construction

From bridges and highways to buildings and residences, concrete is a flexible and long-lasting building material utilized in a variety of construction tasks like Concrete Construction . However, concrete frequently needs to be altered with the use…

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May 15, 2023. 5:30 AM

How to Choose the Right Flooring for Your Home or Business

Choosing the right flooring for your home or business is a critical decision that can have a significant impact on the overall look, feel, and functionality of the space. With so many different flooring options available, it can be overwhelming to…

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May 12, 2023. 9:21 PM

Tips for Successful Waterproofing of Bathrooms and Kitchens

Due to the high humidity and moisture levels in bathrooms and kitchens, water damage is a regular problem. In order to prevent water from penetrating the walls and floors, damaging the building, and creating a haven for mould and mildew, proper…

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May 11, 2023. 9:07 AM

The Importance of Proper Surface Preparation in Flooring Installation

Proper surface preparation is a crucial step in any flooring installation project, as it can affect the performance, durability, and longevity of the finished floor. As Mapei, leading construction chemicals manufacturers , we understand that proper…

April 23, 2023. 8:30 AM

Positive Impact of Mapei's involvement in the Kosi Project

The Kosi Project has benefited greatly from Mapei's involvement. The Kosi Project is a large-scale development initiative with the goal of bettering the lives of those residing in the Kosi River Basin, which crosses both Nepal and India.…

April 22, 2023. 11:30 PM

Terrace Waterproofing for ETV

A crucial stage for guaranteeing that a building's structure stays durable and secure over time is terrace waterproofing. This blog will go over the significance of terrace waterproofing for ETV (Exposed to View) terraces as well as how Mapei may be…

April 22, 2023. 4:30 AM

How to choose the right construction chemicals for your project

Construction chemicals are simply chemical substances utilized in the construction of houses and buildings. One of the most important types of materials, polymers are formed during the production of practically all building chemicals. Construction…

April 20, 2023. 3:56 AM

How to choose the best waterproofing solution for your specific needs

Building waterproofing is an essential feature of construction, especially in damp areas like bathrooms, kitchens, and basements. The correct waterproofing system can stop water damage, mould growth, and other issues before they become serious…

April 18, 2023. 3:46 PM

How to choose the right tile adhesive for your project?

Although this matter may seem unusual, few owners are aware that selecting suitable tile adhesive is more complex than they first appear to be. Knowing about the best tile adhesive brands in India and how to use tile adhesive in your next project…

March 20, 2023. 4:30 AM

Mapei on Wheels

Be it cracks in the walls of the house or dampness in the walls or any construction problem, Mapei has a solution for every problem. And this is not just a thought, this is a reality. Over the years, every construction requirement has been fulfilled…

March 17, 2023. 7:30 AM

How Mapei Works in Spreading Education

"Do you know, how many children in India have never been to school?" You might think of 1-2 lakhs, right? But let me tell the answer is far beyond your expectation. It's 35 million according to a recent survey. Wondered? But it's true. It's real.…

March 15, 2023. 7:30 AM

How to Reduce Construction Costs Without Sacrificing Quality

Frankly talking, building a house is more complicated than it appears. Also, one of the most challenging elements is managing house construction costs due to rising real estate prices, building material costs, and labour costs. Yet, India's best…

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