Restoring beauty and performance
ensures lasting quality and value.
The Art & Science
Restoring and The Challenge: The Solution:
Restoring life and vitality to aging Comprehensive, customized repair and
enhancing the value condominiums and apartments. protection solutions that last.
Mold. Corrosion. Deterioration. Structural failure. Formulating a complete repair and protection
of buildings is our These are challenges no one wants to associate strategy tailored to the specific needs of each
with the concept of “home”. But after enduring project is the cornerstone of our approach to
passion... helping rain, wind, snow and faulty repairs, even the successful condominium restoration.
best-built condominiums and multi-housing The BASF line of diverse yet compatible
you preserve and structures can show signs of significant products and systems solves repair challenges
deterioration within only a few years. with high-performance, time-tested solutions
protect your homes Delaying repairs or choosing the short-term fix for every aspect of building restoration. Repairs
that leaves the underlying causes unsolved can last. Disruption to daily life is minimized.
and communities. accelerate deterioration and lead to ever more Money is spent wisely.
costly repairs, serious safety issues, and dramatic
loss of equity... and a decidedly uninviting Investing in the future.
appearance. The beauty and function of condo- In order to preserve or increase value,
minium homes directly impacts quality of life. condominiums require investment in the most
effective and lasting repair solutions the first
time around, as well as vigilant maintenance
over time. Lasting repairs can reduce mainte-
nance costs and provide peace of mind for
years to come.
At BASF, our goal is to help you preserve the
beauty and value of your condominium through
strategic, cost effective repairs designed to last.
Our approach begins with the end in mind. With
our broad product offering and wide range of
chemistries, we are able to think and act in ways
that others cannot, always reaching for the
strongest solutions… because we can.
We have been partnering with owners, design
professionals and contractors across North
America for over 100 years, solving problems on
Preserving value every type of building, in every market and in every
type of condition.
requires long For over 100 years, owners, specifiers, and design and
installation professionals have looked to the trusted brands
of BASF for solutions to the most challenging issues in
term vision building restoration.
Rely on knowledge and
experience for the best solutions.
Lasting restoration Develop a complete strategy that
includes repair, protection and
depends upon first enhancement for long term value.
With our knowledge and experience in complete
identifying the root systems, we provide support that begins with the
careful project planning that enables the best
causes and correcting results possible. We can assist in assessing the
problems and the conditions that caused them,
them, then developing and developing a comprehensive strategy that
includes integrated systems, compatible products,
a complete repair application requirements, cost structures and
complete system specifications.
strategy with customized
Plan for long-term protection
solutions and high Effective protection from time and the elements
needs to be an integral part of any long term
performance strategy. BASF offers complete lines of proven
high performance waterproofers, sealers and
compatible products. protective coatings that provide longer life for Why buildings and repairs fail:
your restoration and your investment.
Moisture intrusion represents the most critical chal-
Beauty means enhanced value lenge, whether interior, exterior, above or below grade.
The possibilities for enhancing the value of When buildings are unprotected, failed joints and errors
condominiums through color and design are both in construction or repairs allow entry points for moisture
powerful and limitless. BASF provides a line of and water, buildings can suffer severe damage, mold,
diverse concrete repair products, joint sealants peeling paint, poor air quality, deterioration and corrosion.
and wall coatings that can enhance the beauty Dissimilar materials in building design add beauty
of your condominium. The more beautiful the and value, but the science of how adjacent materials relate
building the greater the impression of value. to one another presents challenges in differential move-
ment, incompatibility, and adhesion problems where they
meet cause seal failures that lead to moisture intrusion.
Joint sealants are a building’s first line of defense
against moisture intrusion. They create a crucial weath-
erproof seal and lasting strong bond between surfaces
while accommodating differential movement between
Corrosion and spalled concrete is caused by
dissimilar metals in balconies, soluble chlorides from
sea air, cast chlorides from errant construction practices,
improper waterproofing and sealant details, and insuffi-
cient cover over steel reinforcing. Many repairs are
improperly performed and ultimately fail, resulting in
reduced structural capacity and unattractive buildings.
Compatible, high performance
system solutions for every
challenge, in every aspect of
building repair and protection.
• Waterproofing protection
• Crack bridging
• Enhance aesthetics with BALCONIES
color and texture
Water Repellents • Balcony edge repair
• Seal and protect from moisture • Anchoring of rails
and chloride ion intrusion • Provide corrosion mitigation
• Protect substrates while maintaining
the original appearance
• Provide protection from
Joint Sealants hydrostatic pressure
• Prevent passage of air and moisture • Enhance aesthetics and value
• Allow for movement
• Protection from de-icing salts
Concrete Repair • Protect substrates without
• Repair vertical and overhead surfaces forming a film
• Restore structural integrity
• Provide integral corrosion inhibitors
• Seal joints to prevent
• Allow for movement
• Adhere a wide range of
• Accommodate differential movement RAILINGS
• Protect from water intrusion Corrosion Protection
• Hand and guard rail anchoring
• Freeze-thaw resistance
• Isolation of dissimilar metals
• Repair vertical, horizontal
and overhead surfaces
• Provide quick return to service
Concrete Strengthening Parking Garage Coatings
• Upgrade load bearing capacity • Protect from harsh environments
• Increase structural integrity and safety • Weatherproof and beautify
• Seismic retrofit • Designed for speed and durability
1025 Richmond Road
BASF: a partnership Limited Contractor:
Bassi Construction and Masonry Ltd.
you can count on. PROBLEM
Harsh Canadian winters along with failure of
A tailored BASF solution included sealants,
previous repairs resulted in extensive deterioration concrete repair mortars, balcony coatings, water-
that necessitated comprehensive repairs to the proofing systems, and wall coatings to address
building’s many balconies. Many were uneven the significant deficiencies while returning the
or had a negative slope, resulting in ponding building to its original aesthetic.
We are building restoration experts.
of water which contributed to corrosion of the – Balcony slopes were corrected, channeling
We understand the challenges you face in steel reinforcing. water toward new stainless steel drains
restoring and protecting your investments, and – Expansion joints caulked, balconies detailed
that your needs go far beyond products and – Balcony surfaces protected with
A complete BASF restoration solution of compati-
systems. As part of BASF, our knowledge and waterproofing membrane
ble products was proposed. Cited as reasons for
expertise span continents, yet we are ready to selecting BASF were passion, attentive service, RESULTS
team up locally to help ensure the success of technical expertise, and the ability to provide a A more structurally sound, durable, attractive
your condominium restoration. Your success is complete package of compatible products with building was created through long-lasting
our success. a full single-source manufacturer’s warranty. repairs and protection.
Service designed for success.
With sales and technical service experts
strategically located across North America, we
are ready to service your project wherever it’s
located. Our dedicated team partners with leading
restoration contractors and A/E firms on every
aspect... from diagnosis to strategy development,
we provide cost effective solutions that meet
specific project requirements.
Single source warranties
BASF provides comprehensive warranties that
match project needs. You can rest assured that
every system is backed by the single source
responsibility of BASF.