Category: News

What Are Polymers?

You may have heard of waterproofing solutions (and many other products) being formed from polymers. You accepted that as true and moved on. But you were curious, and now you want to know: what are polymers? Encyclopedia Britannica defines polymers as “natural or synthetic substances composed of very large molecules, called macromolecules, that are multiples… Read more »

Self-Sealing Drainage Solution

As a contractor, you are always searching for the best possible solution to sealing foundations in below grade applications. You have tried liquid sealants, rubberized solutions, wraps, and more. But what you want is a self-sealing, adhesive system that is quick and easy to apply. Mar-Flex is proud to offer the simple to use Armor… Read more »

Is a Poured Concrete Wall the Right Solution for Your Home?

Once upon a time, building a wall on your property meant selecting from a limited range of materials and options: split rail, horizontal or vertical slotted wood fences, or the secure but insightly chain link. With the massive expansion of home ownership in the United States, a seemingly endless list of wall options are now… Read more »

What are the Components of an Effective Drain System?

When setting up a waterproofing drain system, the first goal is to keep water away from the foundation. The second goal is to redirect it if it reaches the foundation. And a third, last-ditch goal, is to safely and efficiently redirect water that escapes inside. Our efforts to create an effective drain system will focus… Read more »

Inflation Hits the Housing Market Hard

In an era of rising prices, inflation has hit the housing market perhaps hardest of all. It is now more important than ever to make sure that your biggest investment is also your most protected investment. Recently the National Association of Realtors said that a new house only spent 17 days on the market before… Read more »

Trusted Waterproofing Professionals

When it comes to waterproofing your home, business, or other property, it doesn’t pay to take chances. There are a lot of companies out there competing for your waterproofing dollars, and it can be easy to see the most expensive commercials for a national company and be taken in by their sales pitch. But when… Read more »

LEED Status – “Certified” is Pretty Good

In an era of global awareness of the impact of cman-made climate change, LEED certification for buildings remains an important marker. With buildings rated Silver, Gold, and Platinum earning accolades and space in newspapers and architecture magazines, it is easy to forget that a large number of new buildings could easily achieve LEED status. And… Read more »

How Much Should I Spend on Waterproofing My New Home?

Building a new home is an exciting time. Whether you are young and starting out a new life in a new location, or retiring and finally building your dream home, you want to make sure your investment is protected from water. It is, after all, one of the biggest and most important investments of your… Read more »

What Does Longevity Tell You About a Company?

When you are looking for a company to work with, whether repairing your home or building it, you look at many factors. Which of those factors are the most important in deciding which company to choose? Let’s examine some of the information you might be able to find about a company. Then let’s see which… Read more »