Visit: http://torque-lock.com to order your structural staple kits and to learn more about the only permanent solution in the world for structural cracking. Understand why using epoxy is an utter failure for repairing in ground swimming pools, foundations and walls and structures that don’t have equal open presence on both sides of the wall – [...]
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We try to educate our clients about the Torque Lock proper methods in performing structural crack repairs. One of the most important methods we teach is called the “Misting and Mapping” technique. This is a process where we clean out the pool or vessel that you are working with after hosing (or sometimes pressure cleaning) and bleaching [...]
A swimming pool bond beam is the top portion of the gunite, shotcrete, or concrete in which the pool coping sits and waterline tile is placed. The pools bond beams, when installed properly, ties horizontal steel with the vertical steel which runs down the walls to the floor. Technically, the bond beam should be thicker than [...]
Written from Darren Merlob – Torque Lock Founder: As a swimming pool leak detection contractor I often get phone calls from panicked customers whose pool either lost water or are showing signs of cracking. Here are the first few steps that a homeowner should take. Determine if the pool is leaking. Hire a licensed swimming [...]
Structural cracks can be found in almost all concrete foundations, and are commonly seen in swimming pools, sidewalks, driveways, basements, sea walls, etc. All structures settle, but because of variations in soil properties, not every point on a foundation settles uniformly, which causes cracking. Even minor cracks, over time can grow larger and cause [...]
Uncontrolled leaks can cause catastrophic damage to your home and spawn serious health problems. The longer you wait to respond to potential leaks, the more of an investment it will be to repair the damage. Recognizing the symptoms of leaks and routinely checking your home for these signs will help you avoid serious problems [...]
We got a letter from our friends at Howarth Pools. They told us that they received a call from a customer that had a structural crack repaired by another company and it failed terribly. The customer tried to contact the company that did the repair and they were nowhere to be found. Telephone disconnected, [...]
Torque Lock Structural Systems, the leading manufacturer and distributor of professional structural staples, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued US Patent US9963870B2titled “Structural Crack Repair Apparatus and Method” for the brands Structural Staple. The patent covers the novel structural crack repair apparatus and method which facilitates the repair of cracks in walls, floors and [...]
The Torque Lock Corner Staple It’s been asked about for a while now and we’re happy to confirm, testing for the Torque Lock Corner Staple has been completed and it’s a success! In the next couple of months, or less, installation will be available for corner cracks, with a staple also designed for radius applications. TLR [...]