Water-sealing Chicago Is it a good idea for
your masonry project?

Water sealing is a good idea for your masonry work’s plan of action. Water is an enemy to your masonry and can cause structural problems. At Craftsmen Tuckpointing & Masonry our experts are ready to help you with any question.

Waterproofing sealants and solutions
for your Masonry

Their function is to keep water and moisture away. For the application, you will need the help of a professional because when applied in its proper manner a layer of protection is formed without causing any discoloration of your masonry.

Why is it important to apply
water-proofing in Chicago?

Chicago is known for its cold winters, and that is synonymous with moisture and water, and you really should put effort into avoiding any mold growth that can lead to structural damage. Sealants and waterproofing solutions can be your ally. It is very important to use only quality products to assure the sealer can resolve any penetration issue.

If you would like any additional advice about waterproofing call our specials at Craftsmen Tuckpointing & Masonry Chicago.

Our Projects

Concrete and Masonry Waterproofing Benefits Explained

For all types of stone or brickworks, we have waterproof coating and sealers that will not only prevent water from being retained and degrade the structure, but will also prevent bacterial growth and microbial activities. They are also capable of resisting wind-driven rain and freezing / thawing, are permeable to water vapor, and do not trap moisture below the surface of such stoneworks. Apart from that, we also make sure that all the corners around your windows, expansion joints and other sensitive areas are completely sealed.

Sealing Brick and Masonry Advantages

It is necessary that your brickwork and masonry of your commercial or residential space receive the respective sealing so that it can last for decades. However, you may have doubts as to whether it will maintain its regular appearance.

Do not worry about it, since the sealants that we use will not affect it. After application, the sealant will:

  • Prevent efflorescence
  • Reduce moisture penetration
  • Limit mildew growth
  • Protect from de-icing salt attack
  • Reduces spalling

Flexible and Durable

If you need any exterior waterproofing with opaque finishes, we can do it by using elastomeric coatings. These films, apart from being flexible and durable, can cover even the smallest of cracks and thus protect concrete, stucco and masonry from the elements. We also use a siloxane sealer in case the brick or block surfaces on the outside need a good finish.

Environmentally Responsible

The products we use are characterized by being low in VOCs (volatile organic compounds) and do not produce hazardous waste.

UV Stable

The waterproofing products that we use in our work will not break over time or fade when exposed to the sun.
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Craftsmen is a specialist company that is in charge of carrying out waterproofing works in infrastructures. We have a lot of experience in carrying out protection work on the external and internal parts of the infrastructure to prevent it from suffering costly water damage and thus avoid costly expenses for repairs. Apart from that:

  • We offer our projects at affordable rates
  • We offer free on-site estimates to determine what type of service you need according to your circumstances.

For more information about our masonry restoration and tuckpointing repairs, you can contact our tuckpointing contractors through our phones or our official website.