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Myth Busting: Bentonite

With over 1,800,000m² of membrane installed in New Zealand in the last 17 years, Volclay can rightly be seen as one of New Zealand’s most successful tanking products. Volclay has been used across a  wide range of projects ranging from small residential homes right through to some of the...
Bentonite Suction Force Ensures a Long Lasting Waterproofing Solution

Bentonite Suction Ensures Lasting Waterproofing

Used in Allco's Volclay waterproofing membranes, sodium bentonite generates a powerful suction force which can hydrate itself even if no water is added. Sodium bentonite generates a powerful suction force which can hydrate itself even if no water is added to it by drawing moisture...
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Sealing Windows with Colorseal-on-a-Reel

Colorseel-on-a-Reel (COR) provides a unique and durable alternative to sealing and insulating window perimeters. In contrast to traditional wet sealing (caulk and backer rod) approaches, COR is tensionless. This means that tensile stresses that cause liquid sealants to fail are eliminated. This is true at...
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Allco Delivers A Zero Pitch Roofing System

Allco Waterproofing Solutions is excited to announce that for the first time in NZ, there is a zero pitch (less than 0.7°), protective membrane roofing system that is easy to specify and deemed to comply with the Building Code. Creating outdoor living spaces and...
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ILD Testing for Membranes

*Allco suggests using ILD for a reliable and accurate method of testing roofing and waterproofing integrity.* For clients' peace of mind and as a responsible waterproofing supplier, Allco uses and recommends ILD (International Leak Detection) testing as opposed to invasive flood testing because of its...
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Schools Tanking & Roofing

In 2014 Allco worked with Robert Cunningham Construction on a gymnasium building project at St Mary’s College, St Mary Bay. The architects, RCG, specified a range of Allco’s products. Sanjev Rejendra of RCG said, "I think your company has taken a remarkable step having...
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PMR: Offering Flexibility & Efficiency

*Allco Waterproofing Solutions provided a durable and energy efficient solution for the Auckland ASB North Wharf building, in the form of a Protected Membrane Roof.* Commercial Building owners are increasingly looking to balance building construction costs with long term energy efficient and ecologically friendly design...
Transform Rooftops into Vibrant Gardens with Allco

Transform Rooftops into Vibrant Gardens

As the demand for locally grown produce and high density houses increases, urban communities are becoming more and more creative in finding ways to meet that demand. Urban agriculture can be as simple as windowsill herb gardens or as vast and vibrant as large...