Mackintosh Corporation uses only the best waterproofing products and systems. It carefully selected the most diverse global product brands and balanced quality with economy. Its product range is wide and covers each and every conceivable type of waterproofing application. Product brands are also selected based on the effective material warranty, sustainability as well as technical support provided by the manufacturer.
Specialty waterproofing contractor, Mackintosh, provides raincoats for buildings and structures. Throughout the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth, a raincoat is called a mackintosh. Called as such after Scottish inventor Charles Macintosh who invented the waterproof fabric during the 1820s. In providing raincoats for buildings, Mackintosh offers the complete range ...
In all our waterproofing applications we only use genuine, world class, time tested and trusted waterproofing materials applied strictly to the specification of its manufacturer. Mackintosh has put together the best the market offers to not only provide the best service and application but also the best materials. At Mackintosh Corporation we envisage the waterproofing of a structure from basement to roof deck and the use of the most appropriate and best product and brand for each individual application to ensure optimum results and material performance. Mackintosh will not use cheap, sub-standard and/or fake materials in waterproofing applications.
Mackintosh differentiates between materials as either being a general use or niche product. General use materials are those that most manufacturers have and niche products are those standard setting materials available from only a few. In addition, we also look at the following criteria when deciding which manufacturer’s product(s) to support:
Safety in use
With the merger of multi-national conglomerates, Swiss based Sika and Paris based ParexGroup after the former purchased the latter, our general use materials and most niche products are under one umbrella. The material quality is world class standard setting and with ongoing world class research and development, constantly improves. See: http://mackproof.com/sika-and-sarnafil/
Some other niche products are:
Preprufe self-bonding HDPE Membrane for sub-grade positive installation and Silcor 580 exposed vehicular trafficable PU membrane from Grace Construction Products, a US based first class global manufacturer.
GE Enduris, silicone waterproofing for roofing and exposed flat concrete decks, and similar areas and GE SilShield, silicone waterproofing for exterior vertical areas, from Momentive.
Davco K10 GRS 2000 is a liquid applied polyurethane elastomeric waterproofing membrane specially developed for use in roof gardens. Its root resistive property prevents the plant roots from tearing the waterproof membrane as they grow and flourish in the roof garden. GRS 2000 is also ideal for application at all types of roofs, decks, balconies, ...
About Sika Kaspar Winkler founded Sika in 1910 in Switzerland. He invented Sika-1, a quick-setting waterproofing admixture for mortar, which was used to waterproof the Gotthard Tunnel, enabling the Swiss railway company to electrify this important connection between Northern and Southern Europe. From humble beginnings, more than 100 years later, it is now a global conglomerate with ...