The client found the perfect long-term solution to the problem in the form of Elastaseal™ from Tor Coatings. The liquid roof coating system could be applied to all areas of the roof and used to encapsulate critical areas of roof mounted plant and protrusions; providing an overall waterproof membrane that could not be achieved by any other method.
Tor Coatings, the UK-based subsidiary of Rust-Oleum Europe, has been involved in the refurbishment of a historic glasshouse at the world-famous Kew Gardens in London, England.
When the Thames Barrier in London required maintenance, the Environment Agency, which owns the structure, contacted Plaster Decoration Company LTD (PDC LTD) to provide a solution to the roof decks. Over the years since the Barrier was first constructed, the existing roofing materials had degraded extensively, due mainly to the exposed position of the piers. […]