External Waterproofing Services Melbourne

MELBOURNE EXTERNAL WATERPROOFING COMPANY WITH OVER 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE

  • Balcony Waterproofing
  • Reaining Wall Waterproofing
  • Basement Block Work Waterproofing Recovery
  • Permanent Waterproofing
  • Flat Concrete Roofs

Our years of experience and knowledge has made us a trusted name for waterproofing in Melbourne. We have served numerous clients all over Melbourne repeatedly as we are a top choice among residents and industries.

When it comes to external waterproofing and leak repair for your Melbourne home or business, it's not just your indoor spaces that need Hitch Construction's professional waterproofing services. We (professional shower repairs and waterproofing experts) have specialised in external waterproofing and leak repairs for homeowners, property managers and business owners and builders for over 10 years.

External waterproofing from Melbourne's best

We specialise in complete external waterproofing of the highest quality.

From leaking roof to new roof repairs to balcony waterproofing to waterproofing concrete services, we offer quality workmanship, tailored solutions and value for money. With years of experience, you know that you are in excellent hands when you have Hitch Constructions handle your waterproofing needs. 

We are based in Melbourne, and we pride ourselves on a job well done. We specialise in all types of external waterproofing applications on internal and external areas, and complete all jobs to the highest standards. Waterproofing services by licenced and highly experienced tradesmen for Residential and Commercial properties, with an emphasis on building maintenance. We do not use sub-contractors, we will come to your waterproofing job. We believe every great business is built on friendship.

Custom External Waterproofing Melbourne External Waterproofing done right!

We do waterproofing for external walls on both new builds and we do rectification works. Waterproofing an external wall prevents the ingress of water over time which can weaken mortar and bricks causing structural damage. Water ingress is most noticeable when it begins to cause paint and plaster to peel from the inside wall of the building.

Our scope of work suits many types of jobs and applications including waterproofing and remedial work:

  • Waterproofing and Sealing of Bathrooms & Laundries
  • Waterproofing of Balconies
  • Injection of Polyurethane Resins 
  • Waterproofing of Flat Concrete Roofs
  • Waterproofing of Planter Boxes
  • Waterproofing of Storage and Cellar Sub-Ground Walls
  • Waterproofing of Leaking Showers
  • Waterproofing of Basements, Car Parks, and Garage Blocks
  • Waterproofing/Sealing Concrete Walls and Retaining Walls
  • Fish Ponds, Water Features, Water Storage Tanks, and Live Holding Tanks
  • Silicon Sealing and Caulking of Expansion Joints
  • Sealing of Brickwork and External Masonry Walls
  • Torch-On Membranes, PVC Membranes, Rubber Liners, and Bitumens
  • Epoxy Coatings and Clear Sealers/Impregnators
  • Acrylics, Urethanes, and Bitumens
  • Painting and Tinting of Membrane Coatings
  • Retiling, Cement Work, and Re-Concreting
  • Full Home Renovations

    Upgrade every aspect of your home! Demolishing and rebuilding a home is a long and exhausting process. You also end up without usable accommodation for months on end. It’s incredibly expensive!

  • Kitchen Renovations

    Renovating the kitchen is the most popular type of major renovation in a home. It’s also the best way to increase a home’s value if it were to be put on the market.

  • Bathroom Renovations

    We are highly dedicated to providing you with quality, affordable bathroom renovation services. Our quality work and excellent customer service have made us one of the most trusted names in the business.

  • Room Additions

    Adding a room (or more than one) is also very popular. Often, families with two or more children and not enough bedrooms choose to add on so each child can have their own bedroom.

Do you require quality external waterproofing that won't cut any corners?

External waterproofing is an essential part of any build, and poor quality or incorrectly done works can cost you thousands in repair bills and additional time. It can also affect the integrity of important structures or even affect those living around you. These are all headaches you can avoid by getting the right external waterproofing from the start. 

External Waterproofing Solutions

The bulk of our external waterproofing work is found in balconies and retaining walls. Both types of waterproofing require special treatment and specific products in order to be done well. There are also various options available to either increase the longevity or reduce the risk of damage to the membranes during works like backfilling. 

In our maintenance division we’ve seen apartment building movement over time cause severe cracks in balcony slabs. Combined with failed low-quality waterproofing, this can result in cascades of water running off one balcony to the balcony below. Not only is this a problem for the occupants of the property below, it’s a huge cost to the owner of the subpar balcony who now has to rip up all the tiling on their balcony and get the waterproofing fixed. 

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Balcony Waterproofing

Are you looking to get balcony waterproofing done? We have 2 completely viable options available to you; a sheet membrane under the screed with a liquid membrane over the top, or a liquid membrane under and over the screed. There are differences in cost and longevity, so click here to learn more about your options.

Retaining Wall Waterproofing

Do you need to get retaining wall waterproofing done? The membrane we use for retaining walls is resistant to tears and designed to withstand rocks and dirt during backfilling, with additional protective layer options available. Click here to find out more about our retaining wall waterproofing services.

Basement Block Work Waterproofing Recovery

Have you had a bad experience with below-ground basement waterproofing and are now experiencing leaks and moisture in your basement? Our basement block work waterproofing recovery services will have you sorted! Click here to learn more about this service.

Product Usage

Ardex WPM157 liquid membrane is our preferred product for retaining walls, planter boxes and block work. Images of this product in use can be found in our gallery on this page.

The Ardex WPM1000 Undertile Butynol rubber sheet membrane is our preferred under-screed membrane on balconies on high-end boutique builds that require the best quality and longevity.

The Ardex WPM157 Membrane is our preferred liquid membrane for balconies.

Contact us if you would like any product data sheets or specifications on the products that we use, or if you have a project that you would like us to quote.

Frequently Asked Questions

Put it this way. It’ll be more expensive to have below ground waterproofing recovery than it would have been if you’d paid a little extra during construction to have it done properly. However, it’s still cheaper to just bite the bullet and get it fixed as soon as you possibly can, because as conditions worsen it’s going to affect a lot of things and you’ll end up coughing up more money for more repairs than you might have realised.

OUR WATERPROOFING SERVICES Elite Waterproofing Specialists

We offer high-quality waterproofing systems to each part of the construction business. So regardless of the project, you’re operating. As a result, if you need a waterproofing solution we’re the perfect choice for you. We can work with you on your project where it be a simple waterproofing job or a roofing membrane which requires knowledge in the field to do right. We also offer different products depending on the job and the budget to provide more than one option.

Home Renovations Internal Waterproofing

INTERNAL WATERPROOFING

So, you’re building or renovating and need internal waterproofing. You’ve come to the right place! Our family-owned team of waterproofers are fully licensed and accredited with Ardex membranes, and our combined experience spans decades. 

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External
Waterproofing

Our external waterproofing services cover balconies and retaining walls. Using some of the most stringently tested products and methods with the best product warranties in the industry, our external waterproofing is second to none.

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Leak
Detection

Do you have moderate to severe water damage that's starting to extend beyond the confines of a single room? Or maybe your bathroom walls are rotting away and the tiles are coming off, exposing unexpected damage.

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Waterproofing
Repairs

Have you had the unfortunate experience of receiving second-rate waterproofing, and it's now damaging your home and allowing moisture into places it doesn't belong? Our waterproofing repairs can help you re-waterproof inadequate areas, relieve hydrostatic pressure, and provide proper drainage.

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Balcony
Repairs

Having a balcony is a great thing, especially if you live in a small apartment, townhouse. It’s your outdoor entertaining area, your breath of fresh air. It’s good for gardens, outdoor living, and of course barbeques! However, when things go wrong and you find that your balcony is leaking, fixing it can be a real nightmare.

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