• Leak detection survey and Inspection via:

    1. Moisture meter testing

    2. Electronic leak mapping

    3. Thermal Imaging technology

    4. Non-destructive testing

  • Defect analysis and remedial action

  • Technical advice and design review

  • Forensic Investigation

  • Heritage building reports

  • Maintenance report/ planning

  • Waterproofing workshops

  • Specification writing

  • Quality Assurance assistance

  • External Cladding reports

 A.W.C utilises the following standards/ guides


  • National Construction codes

  • Australian standards

  • ASTM standards

  • British standards

Building Elements


Substrates and systems 

  • Flat roofs - all membrane types

  • Insulated flat roofs - all types

  • Balconies

  • Doors and Windows

  • Planter boxes

  • Greenroofs

  • Internal wet areas

  • Rising Damp

  • Below ground tanking

  • Carparks and other infrastructure

  • Water tanks

  • External cladding

    1. EIFS

    2. Solid Plaster

    3. Brick

    4. Fibre Cement


Leak detection technology

Leak detection is a process of investigation and analysis using non destructive means with the use of modern technology as an aid to the process. Leaky roofs, balconies and indeed most building leaks is a process of elimination. Check out some of the methods we employ.


The Process of leak detection survey and remedial repair are done with care and a minimum of disruption. In some instances destructive analysis may be required and is done in consultation with the client. 



The problems and solutions centre


Are a team of experienced technical consultants who have an extensive knowledge base of the waterproofing Industry. With 30 years of capability behind us we have experience with a wide range of building products and processes used in the protection of building structures, let us assist you with your issue.


Our philosophy is to provide our clients with long-term solutions to their building issues. Waterproofing problems are an on going and costly dilemma if left untreated. Waterproofing defects are one of the largest costs to the building owner and the industry in relation to post construction defects. 


Who do you turn to??



Our clients are many and vary from Property and Strata ManagersCommercial and Residential Builders, Home Owners, Insurance assessors, Insurance builders, Govt departments, Universities, Architects, Engineers and more.


Our assistance will help to ensure a long term and durable result is achieved from any remedial action required to correct a defect, when refurbishment is required or if you need any technical advice.

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Here are a sample of our clients

This Car park deck needs waterproofing, what materials are out there, who can I trust, how long will it last, is it complicated?

How do they test for leaks? can my roof be checked for leaks?

Water is coming into my basement and I need someone who knows about waterproofing below ground?

I've got a leak coming into the house from the outside cladding, what do I do, who can help me?

I've got a leaky balcony, where do I start!

I need an independent report on my waterproofing problem but I need an expert in waterproofing, who is there I can trust.






We have over 30 years experience in the waterproofing and protective surface coatings field within the construction and remedial repair Industry. We have been privileged to work with some great minds and some fantastic tradespeople who share a common goal to provide a level of service that ensures a customer receives the best result.


Our solutions to your problems will be the result of years of technical expertise, Hands-on knowledge and experience. This enables us to provide a high degree of comfort to our clients. We understand that the issues around building defects are complex and fraught with difficulties for the untrained. Allow us to shoulder some of the burden and help guide you through the process. 


Over the years we have worked with architects, engineers, builders, property managers and home owners in both new and remedial construction fields on projects as diverse as a residential home through to large commercial and industrial projects. Some of these include the State Library of Victoria, Westgate Bridge, Sheraton Hotel Fiji, Westfield, US State Dept, Knight Frank, BUPA, Wonthaggi Desal Plant Construction Team, CGU and QBE Insurance, Brookfield Multiplex, Hickory Construction, South East Water, Crown Casino Melbourne to name a few. 

Whether you are looking to find a solution to an existing waterproofing or protective surface coatings problem or require assistance in specifying any waterproofing in new construction works we can provide invaluable assistance. 


Karl has worked with all forms of waterproofing from liquid to sheet to cement-based systems and more. Our knowledge and understanding will be an invaluable asset to you and your team. 

Current members of 

Australian Society of Building Consultants

Australian Institute of Waterproofing

Australasian Concrete Repair Association

Forensic Engineering Society of Australia

Australian Tile Council 

ASTM International

Standards Australia

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"A.W.C promotes Best Practice in Waterproofing to provide Service, Durability and Peace of Mind" 

Australian waterproofing consultants

Australian Waterproofing Consultants


Karl Wootton

Senior Technical Consultant


Mobile: 0484 315 804




PO Box 4039

Narre Warren Sth

Melbourne, Australia 


Proud Industry association members of:

Forensic engineering society of Australia
Contributing Committee member
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