Application of Waterproofing Membranes

(1)  Unless otherwise stated in this Subsection, waterproofing shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions with regard to,

    (a)   surface priming,

    (b)   conditions during application,

    (c)   the required number of layers of reinforcing fabric on foundations, footings, floors, walls and structural slabs,

    (d)   application quantity and rate, and

    (e)   curing times.

    (2)  Waterproofing shall be continuous across joints and at junctions between different building elements.

    (3)  The waterproofed surface shall be protected with a suitable material to minimize mechanical damage during backfilling.

    (4)  The area in which the waterproofing is to be carried out shall be kept free of water during the application and curing of the waterproofing system.

Article Ontario Regulation 332/12 Building Code,   Information published by for educational purposes only.