How to Waterproof Concrete Roofs

Before beginning any waterproof concrete roof project, read all instruction labels. Always run a test patch first in an inconspicuous area, to ensure that proper adhesion and drying occur and the product works to your satisfaction. PREPARE THE SURFACE Power wash the...

How to stop leaks in your water tanks & cisterns!

Having a problem with leaks in your water tanks & cisterns? You’re in luck! Ames Research has the solution on how you can fix your water tanks and fix your cisterns. To begin, repeat the concrete walls and foundations instructions… Concrete Walls and...

How to fix your leaking basement!

Having problems with your leaking basement? Do it Yourself in Three Easy Steps! All specifications are the suggestion only 1. Clean & Prepare the Surface Read all instructions on the label before beginning. Do not use soaps or detergents prior to the cleaning...

Safe-T-Deck Application over a Roof Deck

Introduction Roof decks, by definition, are decks that exist over living areas, a garage, or over an area that acts like a deck that is intended to be waterproof, yet can be walked upon. Roof deck applications are generally quite expensive to build and have a...
Make Your Skylight Watertight

Make Your Skylight Watertight

Finding leaks around your skylight? The seams of a skylight window can be tricky, but luckily you have Ames. The trick to skylights is knowing the problem areas. As shown in the diagram, leaks often form in the area where the window meets the roof. To combat leakage...
How to Use Ames Contouring Seam Tape

How to Use Ames Contouring Seam Tape

Contouring, self adhesive, and high strength. There’s nothing quite like it for strengthening cracks and seams. Learn how to use our seam tape to create a long lasting hold. First- Identify the seams or cracks in your surface. This can be seams in metal, cracks...