Southport Courthouse

Southport Courthouse

Project: Southport Courthouse

Builder: QLD Attorney Generals Department

QLD Attorney Generals Departments operations manager evaluated the various KwikSeal Systems for use on this prestigious building situated in Southport QLD. For many years, the building had experienced water intrusion into various sections of the main working courthouse. Balconies were successfully treated and sealed with KwikSeal KwikSpray SP80A Plural membranes with total success.

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Fulton Gardens

Fulton Gardens Townsville

Project: Fulton Gardens Townsville

Builder: Mike Baker Constructions

FULTON GARDENS: Situated at 33/53 Gregory Street, North Ward Townsville Fulton Gardens A Block is the restoration and redevelopment of a heritage landmark building into 28 premium luxury apartment shells. Located on in Townsville’s’ premium North Ward with views to Magnetic Island the building is the jewel in the crown of the previous Townsville General Hospital site designed by leading QLD architect Charles Fulton.

The apartments offer a unique heritage appeal balanced with everything required for modern inner city living. With spectacular sweeping Island views Fulton Gardens incorporate beautifully landscaped gardens providing entertaining and dining areas as well as a 2 under cover pools.

The developers purchased the site in 2006 from the QLD government and have successfully had the site rezoned to accommodate residential along with gaining Development Application approval to develop the site.

Fulton Gardens East View

Fulton Gardens East View

Builder Mike Baker had a problem, the building structure was sound. Built the old way with solid old world building practice. The existing bituminous roofing membrane was solid, intact, and not a leak in site but, how to aesthetically bring the roof membrane areas into the 21st Century and ensure zero leaks in the future.

SOLUTION:

After consultation Mike baker chose to encapsulate the existing membrane with KwikSeal Waterproofing Solutions Membrane Systems.

Main Roof Area Prior to Encapsulation

Main Roof Area Prior to Encapsulation

System Specification: High pressure wash the entire roof areas.

SPECIFICATION:

The recommended system offered was the KwikSeal PU70A HA UVR HAND applied Membrane System.

The areas to receive the membrane was cleaned with high pressure water cleaning as required to remove all surface contaminants.

A soon as possible after the surface has dried: Prime with KwikSeal E100 Bitumen Tolerant Epoxy surface primer with aggregate broadcast to saturation; allow curing as per specifications before continuing with the membrane application.

Main Roof Area Primer & Sand Broadcast Applied

Main Roof Area Primer & Sand Broadcast Applied

Apply 2 coats of KwikSeal PU70A HA UVR THIX to all areas as directed with full cure between coats.

Height of perimeter preparation is 150-mm above suitable structure that will allow adhesion of the membrane.

The membrane work will include finishing at all perimeters as detailed and effective spanning of any expansion joints by 300mm with double thickness application as a minimum.

 

The application was carried out by local trades on site after instruction from KwikSeal Technical representatives attended the site.

Area Covered: 1600 m2

Base Coat of KwikSeal PU70A UVR THIX Application

Base Coat of KwikSeal PU70A UVR THIX Application

Main Roof Area Section One Membrane Application Completed

Main Roof Area Section One Membrane Application Completed

Student One: Wharf Street Brisbane

Student One

Project: Student One – Wharf Street Brisbane

Builder: Hutchinson Builders

Situated in Wharf Street Brisbane is the new Student 40 story Accommodation Apartment building currently being built by Hutchinson Builders QLD.

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Skytower Brisbane

Brisbane Skytower

Project: Brisbane Skytower – Anne Street Brisbane

Builder: Hutchison Builders

Situated in Ann Street Brisbane is the Hutchinson Builders Skytower Apartments building. Hutchinson Builders chose KwikSeal Systems to use throughout this 90 Story building. The extent of the waterproofing covers all aspects of the building’s waterproofing including:

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Griffith University Building G40 G41 BUILDER Lang O Rourke

Griffith University

Project: Buildings G40 & G41

Builder: Lang O’Rouke

In 2012 KwikSeal Systems were selected by the builder of the Griffith University Buildings G40 & G41 LANG O’ROURKE to provide a superior waterproofing system that allowed follow on trades to access the waterproofed areas faster than other available system in the market place. The whole external roof areas membranes were to be covered with a three-layer system of KwikSeal KwikSpray Plural Membrane Systems was the obvious choice for the external roof areas offering speed of cure (7 seconds to jell out cure & 3 Minutes to construction foot traffic). The selection of KwikSpray accelerated the project roof areas allowing the complicated EQUAS overlay drainage, insulation, and paving system to be installed the following day eliminating the required 7-day minimum wait out period of other systems offered. Chemical resistance from Cooling tower equipment and treatment.

Total Areas covered: 4,600 M2

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Spire Apartments Brisbane

Spire Apartments Brisbane

Project: Spire Apartments, Anne Street Brisbane

Builder: Hutchinson Builders

Situated in Ann Street Brisbane is the Hutchinson Builders Spire Apartments building. Hutchinson Builders chose KwikSeal Systems to use throughout the building. The extent of the waterproofing covers all aspects of the building’s waterproofing including:

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Corde Apartments Brisbane

Corde Apartments Brisbane

Project: Code Apartments – South Brisbane

Builder: CMF Projects

Status: Expected Completion March 2017

Situated in Street South Brisbane is the CMF Projects Corde Apartments building.

CMF Projects chose KwikSeal Systems to use throughout the building. The extent of the waterproofing covers all aspects of the building’s waterproofing including:

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