Litigation in relation to waterproofing and building leaks is on the rise throughout Australia, exposing owners to massive costs in the form of both legal fees and water damage expenses.

One of the chief causes of leakage and water infiltration in Australian buildings is the poor design of balconies, which are a common feature of the country’s multi-storey domiciles or residential apartments. Water frequently penetrates buildings via balconies, as balconies are too often built on precisely the same horizontal plane…