Category: News

Twip of the Day – Basement Windows

Have your basement windows been leaking? Adding a window well solution can improve protection against water damage and seepage from the outside. Windows which are installed below grade, or partially below grade can act like cisterns during heavy storms, allowing water to seep in around frames and below windows. This can quickly flood a basement…. Read more »

Mar-Flex Has Arrived At the National Hardware Show

The National Hardware Show is a widely popular convention held annually by Reed Exhibitions in Las Vegas. It is a housing after-market show whose goal is to bring together manufacturers and resellers of products used to remodel, repair, maintain, and decorate homes and gardens. This year, the show is featuring over 150 different product categories,… Read more »

Spring Landscape Cleaning Could Prevent Basement Moisture

Springtime in this hemisphere means new growth, beautiful flowers and all of the benefits that you enjoy from working so hard on your landscaping throughout the year. But did you know that your landscaping could be a potential cause for leaks and dampness in your basement? Shrubbery, bushes and other plantings around your foundation can… Read more »

Vortex, a One Stop Solution to Foundation Airflow Problems

Mar-Flex Waterproofing and Building Products presents the Vortex™ telescopic vent system. Today’s homeowner may not know how much energy they are losing in the winter by having the old one-size-fits all solutions of the past. Mar-Flex has made it easy by introducing a new telescopic vent system. The Vortex™comes in two sizes, the first for… Read more »

Twip of the Day – Gutters and Downspouts

Problem: Defective, clogged, or nonexistent gutters and downspouts allow roof water to form puddles, or wet the soil near or against basement walls, and enter through cracks or openings in the masonry. Solution: Install gutters and wherever needed. Keep them free of debris. Where leaves and twigs from nearby trees may collect in a gutter,… Read more »

Mar-Flex Secures New Warehouse

Mar-flex Waterproofing and Building Products CEO Brett Oakley closed on the company’s new warehouse this afternoon. The new digs, located in Carlisle, Ohio, will act as a temporary facility over the next year and puts the new distribution center at a better proximity to both I-75 as well as a variety of state routes. The… Read more »

Mar-flex Launches Green Initiative in Light of Nuclear Tragedy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar-flex Waterproofing and Building Products 6866 Chrisman Lane Middletown, Ohio 45042 [email protected] For further information contact: Brett Oakley 1.800.498.1411 For a decade, the building products industry has utilized the theory that any building product with at least 10% reconstituted or recycled materials received a “Green” designation. Mar-flex Waterproofing & Building Products… Read more »

Twip of the Day – Waterproofing Basement Tips 1

The cause of a wet or damp basement can be minor, readily apparent, and easily corrected. Here are some probable causes and possible solutions: Problem:The source of water in the basement can not be identified. Solution:To determine whether the water is seeping in from the outside or condensing inside, tape a twelve-inch square of aluminum… Read more »

The Future of the GREEN Energy Initiative

The unfortunate accident in Japan, at the Daichi Fukushima nuclear reactor, has forced the world to reconsider nuclear power. This has left room for more GREEN solutions to be implemented. Europe, the United States, and even Japan have begun rethinking nuclear energy, and what it can be replaced with. Monday morning, the chancellor of Germany,… Read more »

SHOCKWAVE-New Innovations to Suit Your Heavy-Duty Needs

Mar-Flex Waterproofing and Building Products puts the spotlight on the SHOCKWAVE drainage board. Mar-Flex Green, the company’s new initiative toward a brighter future, will be offering the SHOCKWAVE drainage board. This drainage board is built for heavy duty applications where heavy-clay soil or rock soil drainage conditions are extreme. SHOCKWAVE is made from 100% post-consumer recycled polyethylene-polyolefin foam products. SHOCKWAVE is built… Read more »