Category: News

Green Basement Solutions

Mar-Flex offers a new line of green Geo-Mat products which offer added protection by adding a drainage roll to be used in conjunction with a Mar-Flex Waterproofing System. Mar-Flex Geo-Mat rolls are made of HDPE (high density polyethylene) that allow a stronger resistance to hydrostatic pressure and better drainage options. This product offers added value… Read more »

Twip of the Day – Vents and Vent Wells Are Crucial

One of the most important parts of any foundation/basement is proper venting. Most feel that the foundation walls, once back-filled, are out of sight and out of mind until ugly water problems hit you head on. Once water and dampness develop this allows mold, mildew and other dangerous hazards to grab a foothold in your… Read more »

Twip of the Day – Control Joint/Control Cracks

The American Concrete Institute Association always refer to controlling concrete cracks by weakening the plain by 25% of the total thickness of the concrete. Doing so allows better control of the inevitable crack and fracture process. Mar-flex’s Vertical Control Joint system takes further control and enables builders and homeowners to know exactly where fractures and… Read more »

US DOC Releases Statement About Air Barrier Viability

In a recent study completed by the United States Department of Commerce, a simulation was performed of commercial office spaces in different climates across the country. The study found that the energy efficiency of a common commercial office environment is insufficient due to airflow issues. It was calculated that, based on average national prices, consumers… Read more »

Fusion UV WB

Mar-Flex Waterproofing and Building Materials has the solution to your poured wall waterproofing needs. Fusion UV Water Based Polymer™ is a new spray on virgin polymer waterproofing membrane. Fusion UV™ can be applied to any poured foundation wall and resists freeze-thaw cycles for ease of use. Fusion UV™ has been designed for the average consumer… Read more »

Waterproofing Vs. Dampproofing

Did you know that there is a significant difference between waterproofing and dampproofing? Dampproofing simply slows down water penetration, but will not completely waterproof your foundation. Dampproofing, however, does protect against water vapor transmission. For the value based homeowner, dampproofing is an alternative to waterproofing, usually done with an easy to spray-on membrane, which dries into a… Read more »

Twip of the Day – Your Foundation is Everything

Insulation and drainage boards are one of the most important steps when pouring your new foundation. They are the safeguard that ensures that your new home doesn’t experience problems with water and mold as well as the residual damage that these oversights can produce. Before you begin your next project take a moment and educate… Read more »

ProKit the Commercial Choice

At Mar-flex Waterproofing and Building Products we specialize in innovative solutions designed to save you time and money. ProKit® Foundation and Basement Crack Repair Kit is a great example. ProKit® Foundation and Basement Crack Repair Kit is an amazing polyurethane-based injection system that is designed to remain flexible while maintaining a water-tight bond with concrete…. Read more »

Mar-flex Twip of the Day

Mar-flex Waterproofing and Building Products announced late last month that CEO Brett Oakley would be lending his expertise to a daily project we lovingly refer to as the Mar-flex Twip of the Day. This week we are launching the Mar-flex Twip of the Day at the popular social media site. Oakley will offer tips on… Read more »

It’s Not Easy Being “Green”

Mar-flex isn’t just making extraordinary leaps in the innovation and implementation of environmentally “Green” building products. This year CEO Brett Oakley opted to begin utilizing strategies that would reduce and save energy at Mar-flex’s home offices and recent software installations will begin reducing the usage of resources including paper. ACT by SAGE is a software that allows the home… Read more »