Category: News

Twip of the Day – Is Radon Sealer Necessary

Radon gas is notorious for seeping and accumulating into confined areas of structures, like basements. Radon gas is colorless, odorless, and tasteless, meaning the only way you can detect it by using a radon gas detector. Its estimated that one in fifteen homes experience high levels of this harmful gas. Scientists have discovered that radon… Read more »

Mar-flex Does Foundation Coating Right

Mar-flex Waterproofing and Building Products are dedicated to quality products that are inexpensive and provide unsurpassed value for the customer. To this end, Mar-flex’s foundation coating products stand at the peak of effectiveness, pushing product capabilities to their limits. Our solvent based foundation coating forms a smooth, rubber-like film when its dry. This coating has… Read more »

Twip of the Day – Fixing Basement Floor Cracks

If you notice cracking on your basement floor, you need to consider using a concrete floor filler. This is a product that you can purchase at most home improvement stores, and is similar to concrete without actually being concrete. Concrete filler won’t crack out, and it will adhere to the surface of your existing concrete…. Read more »

ModularWells by Mar-flex

ModularWells Modular Egress window wells by Mar-flex fit 32″ to 48″ wide slider or casement windows. ModularWells feature built in steps and ladder which offers safe and easy egress in the event of an emergency. The lightweight, easy to handle modular design allows you to increase height of the well as you need it, simply… Read more »

Twip of the Day – Facilitating Proper Sump Drainage

Most homeowners that have sump pumps installed know how to turn them on and off, as well as the right area where the pump should be placed. But, how many homeowners take into consideration where that water is going. It is easy just to stick the outgoing pipe outside to let it seep into the… Read more »

Why You Need Egress

[ee-gres] – noun -A means of place of going out; an exit Most people are unaware of the benefits of egress solutions in structures, but Mar-flex owner Brett Oakley isn’t one of them. In 1984 Oakley was a volunteer firefighter for the then-underfunded township fire department. He had witnessed many different fires and emergencies and… Read more »

Twip of the Day – Identifying Crawl Space Mold

Crawl space mold is a type of fungus that grows naturally on plants and appears in areas that are humid such as bathrooms, basements, and attics. Mold spores travel through the air and when the right conditions occur, they grow fast and turn into a problem. The presence of mold indicates greater humidity levels that… Read more »

Become a Mar-flex Distributor

Mar-flex Waterproofing and Building Products is the reputable name in innovation and invention for the waterproofing industry. With products like the ShockWave drainage board, made of 100% post-consumer recycled content, and winner of World of Concrete’s Most Innovative Product – Mar-flex sets the standard for forward thinking building professionals and homeowners. Mar-flex products can be… Read more »

Twip of the Day – Hiding Your Basement Sump Pump

  Sump pumps are some of the most effective tools in the fight against moisture penetration. This pump will pull excess water off your basement floor and push it out and away from your structure. Unfortunately, while sump pumps are excellent tools, they are usually also eyesores. If you are looking for ways to hide… Read more »

All Spec Information You Need

Mar-flex Waterproofing and Building Products makes it easier than ever to specify our products on your next job with the new Specification Database hosted by our friends at ARCAT. Now you can find all of our product specs in a simple to use and intuitive interface that makes it easy to compare products and gives… Read more »